February 27, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Still Married After 54 Years

What’s the old saying, “the past will catch up with you.” Well, last Wednesday, February 20, this nice looking couple walked in and asked Wanda if I was in the office.  More...

Local Teacher Becomes Author

Kittie Houston De- Priest is a 1992 graduate of Miller County and is an ESOL/Art teacher at Miller County Elementary School. She has been teaching for seven years. Mrs. More...

Community

Colquitt Garden Club Meets for Valentine’s Tea

The Colquitt Garden Club Met on February 12, 2019, at 11:30 at The Tarrer Inn for a Valentine’s Tea Luncheon.  Barbara Wilkin, president, gave a tribute and corsage to Jane Merritt for 71 years as a garden club member. More...

What’s Behind Dog’s Heavy Panting?

PAW’S property ofDEAR PAW’S CORNER: We haveseveral acres, and I let ourCORNER:have a large dog “Boomer,” a Webig More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A two-vehicle collision on Monday led to Bainbridge Public Safety Investigator Chip Nix pulling a grandmother and her two grandchildren from one of the flipped vehicles.  More...

School & Sports

School Lunch Menus

February 27- WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Ham Biscuit, Jelly, Fruit Lunch - Shepherd’s Pie, WW Roll Hamburger/WG Bun, Peas & Carrots, Oven Fries, Yam Patties, Lettuce/Tomato/Pickle S ices, Fruit   More...

Sports Quiz

1. Francisco Lindor set a Cleveland Indians record in 2017 for most home runs in a season by a middle infielder (33). Who had held the mark?  2. More...

Special Turkey Season

- The statewide turkey hunting season opens on March 24. More...

Obituaries

TONYA JARVIS WORSLEY

Mrs. Tonya Worsley, age 46, of Colquitt died Saturday, February 23, 2019, at Donalsonville Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Kent Barwick officiating. More...

BILLY LEWIS

Billy Lewis, 90, of Damascus passed away late Sunday night, February 17, 2019, at Southeast Health in Dothan, Ala. A graveside funeral service was held Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. in Crossroads Cemetery with the Rev. More...

SARA COX KIDD

Sara Cox Kidd, age 72, of Blakely passed away early Friday morning, Feb. 22, 2019, at the Life Brite Community Hospital of Early.  A memorial service was held Sunday, February 24, 2019, at 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church with Dr. More...

Breaking News - 2/28/2019 1:34 PM

Varnell "Gigi" Henderson Obit - Free Access

 Mrs. Varnell Henderson, age 90 of Colquitt died Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home.  More...

Swamp Gravy: Fourth and Long Kicks off with Locals’ Night

Football season is back! Hurricane Michael may have grounded the ball in October, but Swamp Gravy: Fourth and Long is rushing the stage and going long! With an additional weekend added in March, there are 15 more chances to score!   More...

Black History Month Celebrated Here

Leroy Thorton of Colquitt stands proudly while holding a so-called “traveling” wreath at the war memorial at Cotton Hall dedicated to fallen soldiers of Miller County, Georgia.  Thornton laid the wreath in honor of his father, Robert More...

Religion

‘Something Worth Finding’

Inspiration

Among the lessons that I have learned in life is to be careful about loaning my possessions to others—especially books and tools. And by personal experience, I can add one more thing to that list: videos.  More...

Bible Trivia

1. Is the book of Damascus in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. What did Paul’s writings say that those who refused to work should be kept from doing? Worshipping, Speaking, Eating, Marrying 3. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Growing up in a small town in South Georgia, I remember going out early in the morning and coming in at dark. I was either going to school; or in the summer, I was going out to play. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

POSSESSION OF  MARIJUANA  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ACCIDENT On Friday, February 15, 2019, Deputy Clenney responded to a call in regard to a vehicle versus a deer. More...

Living & Style

Miss Adams to wed Mr. Buckhalter

Mike and Lisa Adams of Jakin are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Olivia Suzanne Adams, to Cody Walton Buckhalter, son of Phil and Susan Buckhalter of Jakin.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Betty Moss and More...

Ladies’ Luncheon Held

The Community-Wide Ladies’ Luncheon was held Wednesday, February 20, at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall with the Rev. Scott Stanfill and his wife, Amber, on the program. More...

How's Rudeness Working For You?

If you watched a video of how you relate to people in a typical week, what would you see? A G-rated family flick? Or more like a movie you wouldn’t want your kids to see?  More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Make America Great Again!

We Americans have some sayings called idioms. Southern folks, especially use them, and most of us don't know where they come from, but kind of explain what we are saying. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

When it Rains, Sometimes it Pours

Just when you think everything is going all right, bam! Something happens to upset the apple cart. While enjoying the Florida sunshine and having a great time, the wheel runs off with health problems. More...