2021-12-15

2021-12-15 E-Edition

It’s almost Christmas!

If you haven’t not iced , i t ’ s a lmo s t Christmas. At the risk of some of us forgetting the Real Reason for Christmas, let us start and end by saying, “Happy Birthday, Jesus, and thank You for coming among us and teaching us how to live and love.” Without sounding like we are bragging, we […]

Christmas comes early for LeOtis

Recently LeOtis Rogers’ bicycle was stolen from his residence and eventually returned in very damaged condition. As all who know Lee Otis are aware, this was his primary mode of transportation. His friends – Charlie Platt and the Dirt Road Sports – let their TV Show viewers know about the unfortunate situation, and donations began flying in to purchase a […]

New businesses open on the square

On Friday morning, December 10, 2021, Maine Street Shoppe had an amazing turnout for their grand opening. Mandy Roland, Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce welcomed everyone to the grand re-opening and ribbon cutting and thanked all the ones for choosing Colquitt to open their business. Doug Cofty, County Manager, gave words of appreciation to the owners and wished them well. […]

Christmas Parade Thursday

Colquitt’s Christmas Parade will be held this Thursday, December 16th beginning at 6:30 p.m. Come out and enjoy the Reason for the Season!

Beta Sigma Phi-Xi Epsilon Omicron Sisters Celebrate Christmas Together


On Thursday, December 9, 2021, the members of Beta Sigma Phi-XI Epsilon Omicron Chapter joined together to celebrate the blessings of the Christmas season. Mary Nell Cox greeted each sister as they arrived at her home. To begin the evening’s activities, President Linda Gisondi, welcomed everyone. Then Mary Nell Cox led us in prayer. The sisters began a heart-warming time […]

Christmas memories linger, never fade


Wrapping Christmas presents on my dining room table recently revived memories of many, many moons ago when I helped my mother wrap Christmas presents for her relatives and friends up north in St. Louis on the very same table. The only difference is her wrapping began long before Christmas to ensure packages were mailed in time to reach their destination. […]

The Family Gathered Together


With Thanksgiving just passed and Christmas fast approaching, families getting together is often on our minds. Such were the feelings of many who came together on the west side of Miller County in the little community of Enterprise. A family joined together to wish a loved one a final farewell, not by any means an uncommon sight at the Union […]

LIBRARY NEWS

Christmas Elf Scavenger Hunt Southwest Georgia Regional Library is excited to sponsor a Christmas Elf Scavenger Hunt around Colquitt. Santa’s elves have been extra naughty this year and are hidden in several businesses around town. Stop by Miller County-James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library to get a list of clues to see if you can figure out where they are […]

3 Tips To Reduce Holiday Stress and Preserve Marital Bliss


The holidays arrive and with them come those endless lists of gifts to buy, decorations to put up and parties to attend. Meeting all the demands can place a lot of stress on a married couple’s relationship, but it doesn’t need to be that way. “We all want our holidays to be magical and perfect, but the reality doesn’t always […]