2015-05-20

Two burglaries here Thursday



The investigation of two burglaries was underway Thursday, May 14. One forced-entry burglary was discovered inside the city at Three C’s Oil, located at 606 East Crawford St. (U.S. Hwy. 27 South). At approximately 7:01 a.m., Colquitt Police officers Lucas Davis and Hollis Smith answered a call of a probable burglary at Three C’s Oil Company. The call was made […]

Local man killed in accident Monday



There have been no official reports at press time, but a Miller County man was killed in a Donalsonville accident at approximately 2:30 p.m., Monday, May 18, at an intersection on U.S. 84. From unofficial reports, Tim Warren, 63, of 65 Claude Road, Colquitt, was driving a Three Notch Electric truck, where Mr. Warren was employed. According to witnesses, a […]

Miller County and SGA to hold graduation ceremonies



Graduation ceremonies at Miller County High School will be held Friday night, May 22, 2015, at 8: 00 p. m. at Pirate Stadium. The junior marshals will lead the seniors on to the field as the 19 honor graduates will each have special parts on the program. The valedictorian and salutatorian will each give speeches to the audience and to […]

GSP Troopers prepare for 78-hour holiday weekend



The Memorial Day holiday weekend is soon approaching. Colonel Mark W. McDonough, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety, said the 78-hour holiday patrol period will begin Friday, May 22, at 6 p.m. and end midnight on Memorial Day. Troopers and Motor Carrier Officers will be conducting road checks, high visibility patrols, and concentrated patrols across the state strictly […]

Local man injured with high voltage and a fall



A call came into Miller/ Baker Emergency Management Center that a man had been electrocuted in an accident just off of Cooktown Road. The call came in at 10: 04 a. m. Monday morning, May 18. The EMS ambulance and Miller County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene at 10:08 a.m. Chief Deputy Robert Grier stated that Jason Nixon, […]

Orrick Speaks to DKG Chapter



The Alpha Omicron Chapter of Psi State (Georgia) Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Seminole County Public Library in Donalsonville. President Jo Davis called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone. Following the inspiration by Kay Fleet, Dot Nickoley introduced Kim Orrick, business education teacher at Seminole County Middle/High School, […]

Two graduates, same day and time, over 250 miles apart, two parents. Decision time!



If you wonder where the Phillips’ girls got their smarts, check the decision made by their parents. Jimmy and Rosa Phillips, of Colquitt, lived their wildest dream and worst nightmare when both of their girls graduated college on the same day, at the same time, over 250 miles apart. The parents had to go. Megan Phillips received her Doctor of […]

FLW Series S.E. Division Final set for Lake Seminole



BAINBRIDGE,– The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to Lake Seminole May 21-23 for a tournament presented by Evinrude when as many as 300 pros and coanglers will take to the water for the third and final regular-season stop of 2015 in the Southeast Division. “I think that the grass and hydrilla will be the key in this tournament,” said pro […]

Miss Strickland to wed Mr. Jansky



Tony and Ginger Strickland of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elisabeth (Elisa) Rebekah, to Benjamin Joseph Jansky, son of Thomas and Brenda Jansky of Blair, WI. The future bride is a 2007 homeschool graduate. She has been involved in many volunteer and ministry positions since, including teaching English in Asia for one […]

Henley directed, starred in, and co-produced the documentary, ‘Shoot Me’



Victoria Henley, the daughter of Lynn and Russ Henley and granddaughter of Ray and Ethel Henley of Colquitt and Gene and Ramona Boatright of Sylvester, directed, starred in, and co-produced the documentary, “Shoot Me,” which was recently selected by the head of Canon Cameras and Grey Casting in NY to be featured in their upcoming international commercials. The commercial initially […]