March 6, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County BOE Announces Sole Finalist for Superintendent

The Miller County Board of Education announced last Tuesday evening they have selected the sole finalist, Mr. Shane Miller, to become the new superintendent of Miller County Schools. More...

Community

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Bainbridge - On the morning of Wednesday, February 27, Bainbridge Public Safety Investigator Davina Thomas was requested by Georgia State Patrol to assist at the intersection of MLK Jr. More...

Colquitt Man Arrested in Blakely

When a driver ran through a red traffic light in Blakely Wednesday, a Blakely police officer conducted a traffic stop.  The officer noticed the odor of alcohol and marijuana coming from the vehicle, driven by Cory Flowers, 29, of Colquitt.  More...

Memories of what I was

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Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

ACCIDENT  On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, Officer Spen­ce responded to a call in reference to a motor ve­hicle accident. Charles Middleton was back­ing up, and Lacorsica Johnson’s vehicle was parked halfway in the roadway. More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

THEFT  On Sunday, February 24, 2019, Deputy Whitehead responded to 1604 GA High­way 91 South, in reference to a theft by taking.  This case is still active.   More...

Obituaries

BILLY HOWARD ROLAND

Mr. Billy Howard Roland, age 85, of Colquitt died Friday, March 1, 2019, at his residence after a lengthy illness.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 7, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at New Salem Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. More...

VARNELL “GIGI” HENDERSON

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

MARY VERNELL CLOUD

Mrs. Mary Cloud, age 62, of Leary died Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at her residence.  Graveside services were held Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Bethany Church Cemetery with Reverend Chad Cooper officiating.  Mrs. More...

Breaking News - 3/7/2019 4:44 PM

W.L. "Buddy" Cook Obit - Free Access

Mr. W.L. (Buddy) Cook, Jr.    More...

Killer Tornadoes Cross Alabama and Georgia

Sunday, March 3, 2019, was another tough day in this area, but not as bad as Hurricane Michael back in October 10, 2018.  More...

Miss Colquitt Pageant to be Held Saturday

The Greatest Showman will be presented by the Miss Colquitt Pageant Saturday night, March 9, 2019.  The pageant will take place at the Miller County Pre- K Building on Perry Drive beginning at 6:00 p.m.  Twenty-six contestants will be vying More...

Religion

‘Forty-One Years and Counting’

Inspiration

Gale and I are about to celebrate a most wonderful time in our lives — our 41st wedding anniversary! Our weather here has been much more spring-like than it was in northeast Georgia on our wedding day.  More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Almost everybody believes repentance is a religious term until they find out it means “regret.” Or a change of mind. Or a change in direction. More...

Bible Trivia

1. Is the book of 1 Samuel in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. In Luke 21, on what shall they see the Son of man coming “with power and great glory”? Chariot, Cloud, Whirlwind, Burning bush 3. More...

Living & Style

Miss Aslin to wed Mr. Lovering

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Miss Sheffield to wed Mr. Pickle

Jake Cook and Callie Pickle are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their parents, Melody Sheffield and Kevin Scott Pickle, both of Colquitt.  More...

Must We Always Get Our Way?

A highway sign tells me to merge because my lane is ending. Within a short time, I do.  More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Death and taxes are certain - God's blessings needed

As you are probably aware, I really enjoy history, good or bad. To me, history is kind of like the Bible is history. If you try to change either one, you have messed up. More...

Political Cartoon

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You Never Know What Life Has in Store for us, it Truly is a Small World

It didn’t take me long to find a place where musicians get together and jam. As a matter of fact, during the winter, this part of Florida is full of them. They get together at different places every day of the week.  More...