2022-10-12 E-Edition

Miss Colquitt heads to the National Peanut Festival Pageant

On Thursday, October 13, Miss Colquitt, Lyric Moore, will head to Dothan to represent Colquitt in the 2022 National Peanut Festival Pageant. Lyric was crowned Miss Colquitt on March 5, 2022. Lyric will compete in Evening Gown (20%), Interview (40%), Knowledge of Peanuts (10%), Verbal Communication (20%) and Written Communication (10%). Lyric will be one of the 42 contestants vying […]

A big day of fishing

There’s gonna be a fish fry. It was a good fishing day when Wayne Garney and his daughter, Audrey, and a friend, Salazatore Martines went fishing on Lake Seminole on the Chattahoochee River. It was a beautiful day to fish on October 2, as the three went cat fishing, and they did catch a bunch of catfish and some big […]

Ziggy B’s holds grand opening and ribbon cutting

Colquitt’s newest business, Ziggy B’s Seafood is now open for business at 210 West Main Street. The ribbon cutting and grand opening of the new business was held last Thursday morning, October 6, at 10:00 a.m. Mandy Cleveland Roland, president of the Colquitt/Miller Chamber of Commerce, welcomed everyone to the ribbon cutting and thanked the owners, Ansley Bracewell and Daniel […]

Samantha Whitaker receives White Coat and Pin

On Monday October 3, 2022, at 1 p.m. in the Convention Center at the University of West Florida, Pensacola, Samantha Whitaker and 47 other nursing students received their “white coats.” This iconic ritual of the “The White Coat Ceremony” emphasizes the commitment of the wearer to compassionate, collaborative, and scientifically excellent care from the very first day of training in […]

Ms. Wylene goes west

Recently, Ms. Wylene Warren, of Colquitt, went on a week long adventure to several states out west. She visited Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Great Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park with her son and daughter-in-law. She enjoyed a chuckwagon dinner and show, which included riding in a horse-drawn wagon and a chilly open air dinner and music show. In addition […]

Kemp extends gas tax break until after November election

Gov. Brian Kemp has suspended the state sales tax on motor fuel until after the November election, the latest in a series of steps by the Republican to extend a tax break that took effect in March. The governor signed an executive order on Monday that suspends the 29.1 cents-a-gallon state tax until Nov. 11. That’s three days after the […]

Ladies’ Luncheon to feature a fashion show

Wednesday, October 19, is the date set for the next Community-wide Ladies’ Luncheon at Colquitt United Methodist Church. This month’s event will be a Royal Collection fashion show and feature some hometown ladies as models. The program should be informative, inspirational and fun! The luncheon begins at noon and ends at 1:00 p.m., allowing those who work the opportunity to […]

Colquitt UMC Food Bank Saturday

Colquitt UMC Food Bank will be held on Saturday, October 15, from 8:00-9:30 a.m. Last month 350 families were served, and Debby Lazarine and her daughter, Rylee, were first time volunteers in September. Both packed bags on Thursday, and Debby also returned on Saturday to help with distribution. All volunteers are welcome and will be assigned a job. Tasks include […]

Miller County wins Gold in Georgia Golden Olympics

Miller County came back with the gold and some silver from the Georgia Golden Olympics held in Warner Robins September 27-1. Six competed from Miller County: Arlene Worsley (78), Judy Powell (70), Marsha Harper (63), Ruth Hicks (59), Russ Henley (60) and Sheila Freeman (62). This was the first time attending and competing at the state level. Worsley, Powell, Harper […]