Swamp Gravy Celebrates 15th Season

The longest road is the one leading home. Take the road home to Cotton Hall as Swamp Gravy celebrates its 15th season with “Swamp Gravy: Reunion.” Join a local family at their family reunion as they share food, stories and even a little competition. See who earns the prize for biggest reunion coordinator, who takes home the trophy in the […]

85th birthday celebrated

Ruth Sheffield Smith celebrated her 85th birthday Friday, August 10, 2007 with her daughters, Karen Kimbrel, Helen Turner, and Marilyn Sowell, at Red Lobster in Dothan, AL. Pictured above are Ruth and A. W. on their 68th wedding anniversary which was May 30. A beautiful bouquet of red roses was placed in their church, Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, by their […]

Two moons on August 27 a hoax

Last week, we published a news release about seeing two moons at 12:00 am. According to a follow-up release, it is a hoax. We put enough truth in this newspaper to make folks mad at us. If someone stayed up until midnight on Monday August 27, to see this once-ina lifetime event, and it didn’t happen, they might get a […]

Proudly They Serve

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class James W. Morris, son of Sandra Colberg of Townsend, Tenn., and Jim Morris of Bainbridge, was recently awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal while serving as a recruiter assigned to Navy Recruiting District Miami. With the attainment of three prior service contracts and one new training contract, Morris rose to the Commanding Officer’s […]


Scrimmage Game, Thursday, August 23, 7:00 p.m. Pirate Stadium, Miller County vs. Irwin County Community Prayer Meeting – Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. Care Chiropractic Center – Grand Opening- Saturday August 25, 9am-1pm – no charge. Summer Nights of August – Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church, August 26, 6:00 p.m., Jason McLeod, speaker, played in […]

City of Colquitt Happenings

This week I will discuss the new garbage rates that will go in effect the end of this month. At the last City Council meeting, the Colquitt City Council voted to increase all garbage rates by $1.00 per month. This was done in reaction to a fuel surcharge that was passed along to the City of Colquitt by Allied Waste, […]

Class of 1948 holds weekend reunion

What a great weekend reunion! That’s what was heard from everyone as the Miller County High School Class of 1948 held its 59th reunion on June 8 and 9, 2007. A banner “Welcome Class of 1948” was placed outside the Worship Center at First Baptist Church in Colquitt to welcome everyone. Classmates and guests began arriving around 4:30 p.m. each […]

Miller County FFA Alumni meets

The Miller County FFA Alumni met Thursday, August 9, 2007, at 7:30 p.m. at the high school cafeteria with 43 attending. Kevin Calhoun, president, called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone. Harry Davis gave the invocation, and a delicious meal of smoked pork chops and trimmings was enjoyed by all. The minutes of the last meeting were read. A […]

Ebony Dots & Dashes

Katie had a heart attack and has been in the hospital. She should be home when you get this. Get Well Quick, Katie!

Grow, Spann to wed

Mr. and Mrs. James Grow proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tamara Jade Grow, to Charles Joseph Spann, son of Chris Spann and Kay Spann of Buena Vista. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Smiley Grow, Mr. and Mrs. Tal Cooper and Mr. and Mrs. John H. Pickren, all of Colquitt. Tamara is […]