December 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Colquitt Christmas Parade and Street Dance

We are thrilled to announce the Christmas Parade will be held in Colquitt on Friday, December 14, at 6:30 p.m. More...

First Friday Breakfast Returns!

We took some time off post-hurricane as everyone was assessing and cleaning-up damage from the hurricane that rattled Colquitt and Miller County back in October. More...

Jingle Bells are Ringing at Cotton Hall

If you started hearing jingle bells at Cotton Hall, you aren’t the only one. The cast and crew over at Cotton Hall have been jingling all the way in A Merry May-Haw Christ- mas. More...

Community

Golden Tr i angle Makes Donation to Shape-Up Miller

Golden Triangle Resource Conservation and Development Council, which covers 12 counties in this area, has shown its support of the local health initiative, Shape-Up Miller, with a $500 donation. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

November 30, 2018  New Books at the Library   More...

Blonde Nun

One night a blonde nun was praying in her room when God appeared before her. "My daughter, you have pleased me greatly. Your heart is full of love for your fellow creatures, and your actions and prayers are always for the benefit of others. More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA   On Friday, November 23, 2018, Deputy Maxwell arrested Mylik Farmer of Tallahassee, Florida, for possession of marijuana.  BURGLARY  More...

Living & Style

Miss Kikel to wed Mr. Longo

Dr. Robert M. Kikel, DDS, and Ms. Charlotte Perry are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelly Elizabeth Kikel, to Robert Edward Longo, Jr., son of the elder Mr. Robert and Doreen Longo, of Scranton, Pennsylvania. Mr. More...

Ms. Ramona Celebrates 90th Birthday

Ms. Ramona Gordon of Donalsonville recently celebrated her 90th birthday on October 31.  Friends and family celebrated with her on Saturday, November 3, at the Blakely United Methodist Church. Ms. More...

The stupid student

None of his classmates liked him because of his stupidity, especially his teacher, who was always yelling at him, "You’re driving me mad, Tyrone" One day Tyrone's mom came to school to check on how he was doing. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Christmas is coming

It’s getting to look a lot like Christmas!  Shoot, it ought to seem like Christmas. I sat/ stood and talked to Santa most of last Saturday morning.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

When to Date and When Not To: Those Sweet Talk Emotions Decide for You

Once you’ve been courting for a couple of years, you think you know all there is to know about the opposite sex. Well, I’m 72, and every day I still learn something new.  More...

Breaking News - 12/10/2018 10:39 AM

Rosey Bush Obituary - Free Access

Mrs. Rosey Lee Bush, age 80 of Colquitt died Saturday, December 8, 2018, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home in Donalsonville, GA.  Funeral services will be Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at 2:00 PM at Thompson Town Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Breaking News - 12/10/2018 10:38 AM

Grier Tiner Obituary - Free Access

 Mrs. Grier Haddock Tiner, age 76 of Damascus died Sunday, December 9, 2018, at her residence.  Funeral services will be Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at 2:00 PM at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Rawls Grimsley in Concert

Local artist, Rawls Grimsley, has just released Christmas Music, his debut project that celebrates the most magical time of year. Rawls believes the power of Christmas music is very important. More...

Lady Pirates’ Honored

On Thursday, November 29, Coach Eddie Whitaker and Coach Jason Houston held a banquet honoring the 2018 MCHS Lady Pirates’ Softball Team at Moby Dick. More...

Religion

‘What a Shopping Trip!’

Inspiration

With our tree brightly glowing with lights and beautiful decorations placed around, it is obvious that we have entered into the Christmas season. Plans are in place, and our schedule is becoming fuller as we make our way through this joyous season. More...

Don't make old folks mad!

Yesterday my daughter e-mailed me again, asking why I didn't do something useful with my time. " Like, me sitting around the pool and drinking wine is not a good thing?" I asked. More...

The Joy of Old Age

This is what all of you 70+ year old, and yet to be, kids have to look forward to!  This is something that happened in an assisted living center where my wife used to work.  More...

School & Sports

FFA Team Wins Forestry Event

The Miller County FFA Forestry Team recently placed first in the Area 5 FFA Forestry Career Development Event. The event was held in Tift County, GA. The area winners advance to the State Competition February at FFA Camp John Hope, Fort Valley, GA. More...

SGA Students Win In One Act Play

The GISA State One Act Play competition was recently held in Vidalia, Georgia on November 14.  More...

Obituaries

EDNA HENLEY BEACH

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SHIRLEY ANN FOISTER

Shirley Ann Foister Thompson, 78, of Vada, passed away Friday, November 30, 2018.  The funeral service was held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Oak Grove Christian Church with Rev. Conrad Salter officiating.   More...

MARGARET STRICKLAND

Margaret Strickland March ant, 86, of Bainbridge passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Brian Hatchett and Rev. More...