January 30, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

MCHS Announces STAR Students

Miller County High School seniors, Analeigh Cook and Macee Palmer have been named the school’s 2019 PAGE STAR Students. Analeigh and Macee scored exactly the same on the SAT test, so both are being awarded. More...

Community

Spark Theater Shines at Theater Competition

All the hard work paid off for Spark Theater Company at a theater competition in Atlanta.  More...

PeoplesSouth Bank Robbery Suspects Identified

A suspect in a Thomasville bank robbery was arrested in Bainbridge Thursday morning, according to the Thomasville Police Department.  Patrick Keating was taken into police custody for a bank robbery in Bainbridge. More...

Call In Sightings of This Truck to Your Local Sheriff’s Office

Seminole County Sheriff’s officers are asking all citizens in Donalsonville, Iron City, and through Seminole County and surrounding counties to be on the look-out for a red, white and blue Dodge Ram wrapped on all four sides with advertising fo More...

Living & Style

Why Impatience Isn’t Lovely

“It’s about time!” I said as I plopped my single item on the checkout counter.  As soon as the words came out, my face burned with embarrassment.  “I’m so sorry,” I said to the cashier.  More...

Miss Jarvis to wed Mr. Doster

Mr. and Mrs. Grady Jarvis and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Tabb of Colquitt are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Mallory Lynn Jarvis, to Danny Edwin Doster, Jr., the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Even God enjoys a good laugh!

There were three good arguments that Jesus was Black:  1. He called everyone brother.  2. He liked Gospel.  3. He didn't get a fair trial.  But then there were three equally good arguments that Jesus was Jewish:  1. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

PAPA

Just wanted to share this with you. I got it back last year from my favorite granddaughter, Joanna, our teacher. Her Honey read it to me from my e-mail on my birthday, December 21, 2018. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

“For the Good Times” Living in Good Old Miller County

“For the Good Times” - I remember in my picking and grinning years, that song was one of Larry Grimsley’s favorites, along with Ray Stewart, Jerry Grimsley, Frank Heard Jr., and Spud Bush. Today when you see Felix Tabb Jr. More...

Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce Hosts 32nd Annual Awards Banquet

The Colquitt-Miller County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 32nd annual banquet on Thursday, January 24, 2019, at the Birdsong Event Center. The meeting was called to order, and the attendees were welcomed by board chair Leigh Ribolzi. More...

Colquitt Native W.T. Henry Passes

Former Colquitt native, William “W. T.” Henry Sr. died at approximately 4:00 a.m. at his home Monday morning, January 28, 2019, in Albany. Henry was born in Miller County and attended Miller County schools where he graduated high school. More...

Religion

‘Avoiding Hard-heartedness’

Inspiration

A few minutes ago before I sat at the keyboard to pen these words, our youngest daughter stopped by our house for a few minutes. More...

Some Thoughts

•A penny saved is obviously the result of a government oversight. More...

Public Safety

One Vehicle Accident on Hwy. 91 N

On Sunday, January 20, 2019, at approximately 6:55 p.m., a call went out from dispatch that an accident involving a truck carrying a trailer had jack- knifed and overturned on Highway 91 North at mile marker 13.  More...

School & Sports

Participants Needed for Youth Birding Competition T-Shirt Art Contest

Hey, kids! Do you enjoy nature as well as creating artwork? Georgia’s 14th annual Youth Birding Competition invites resident children and teens to celebrate birds through a T-shirt Art Contest. More...

Harden Receives GED

Phillip (Hank) Harden has completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma and will be eligible to participate in the Southern Regional Technical College graduation. Graduates receive a $500 voucher for tuition at any Georgia college. More...

Zane Trively Named to Dean’s List at Bob Jones University

GREENVILLE, SC (01/07/2019)-- Zane Trively, a freshman Graphic Design major from Colquitt, was among approximately 900 students named to the Dean’s List for high academic achievement during the Fall 2018 semester.  To qualify for the Dean& More...

Obituaries

VICTOR Z. SPOONER, JR.

Victor Z. Spooner, Jr., age 87, of Colquitt passed away Monday, January 21, 2019, at his residence.  More...

DAVID BRANTLEY LANE

Mr. David Brantley Lane, age 79, of Tifton, formerly of Colquitt, died Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at his residence.  More...

W.T. HENRY

W.T. Henry of Albany died Monday morning, January 28, 2019 at his residence.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Albany. A visitation will follow at the W. T. More...