October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

A Different Kind of Friday Night Light

Real life and storytelling collided this weekend at Cotton Hall Theater. More...

Community

Judge Bishop To Hear Georgia Supreme Court Case

Atlanta, – Superior Court Judge Joe C. Bishop of the Pataula Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Sarah H. Warren in the appeal of Fulton County v. City of Atlanta et al. (S18A1156).  More...

Jo Bush Speaks at Ladies’ Luncheon

The Ladies Luncheon at Colquitt United Methodist Church is next Wednesday, October 17, at noon. More...

Early County Is 200 Years Old

On the 15th day of December in the year 1818, Early County was created by the Georgia state government. More...

Living & Style

Ms. Whitley to wed Mr. Enfinger

Mr. And Mrs. Jesse Whitley of Brinson are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kaitlyn Alexis Whitley to Gavin Thomas Enfinger. More...

Grant Helps Colquitt UMC Become Handicap Accessible

Misty Hayes is a fiercely independent woman, a busy volunteer who spends time serving at Colquitt United Methodist Church’s food bank, helping with the church’s children and youth ministries, and participating in Colquitt’s Swamp Gr More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

Obituaries

JUANITA ‘TINY” NEWBERRY LUNGER

Juanita “Tiny” Newberry Lunger, 88, of Attapulgus passed away Monday, October 1, 2018. The memorial service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 5, 2018, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. E.W. Mitchell officiating. More...

INDIA PICKRON KLEIN

India Pickron Klein, age 73, of Atlanta died September 26, 2018.  More...

DOUGLAS A. GRIFFIN

Douglas A. Griffin, Sr., age 67, of Bainbridge passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018.  More...

A most uncivil of times! Who wants to make America great again?

People, Miller County people are coming in asking me questions and my opinions about schools, taxes, elections and what's going on in our city, county, state and nation.   More...

Pirates Smolder Blazers, 14-0

October is Cancer Awareness Month and during this time fans will see football players, cheerleaders and band members honoring or remembering those who have fought the battle of cancer or those who are still battling this dreadful sickness. More...

Pelham Store Owner Killed in Robbery

A second arrest was made Friday night in the murder of a Pelham grocery store owner who was shot during an armed robbery at his store Friday morning, October 5.  Reports say that Bob Bettison, owner of Bettison’s Grocery Store, was shot in More...

Sandra Womble Recognized for Forty Years of Service

PeoplesSouth Bank recognized Sandra Womble for her 40 years of service on Tuesday, October 2, 2018.  More...

Religion

‘Take the Bad with the Good’

Inspiration

Electronics have made some aspects of our lives easier and quicker, such as obtaining personal medical information with a few clicks of the keyboard. More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

MISCELLANEOUS REPORT   On Sunday, September 30, 2018, Deputy Clenney was contacted by Deputy Day with the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office, in regard to child custody on Mason Road, in Miller County. More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

ACCIDENT  On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, Officer Richard responded to a call in regard to an accident.  Upon arrival at 454 E Main Street, he made contact with the driver, Sandra Cooper.  Cooper stated that she was backing up, and she More...

School & Sports

MCHS Homecoming Court Chosen

Miller County High School is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Homecoming Representatives. These young ladies were chosen by the student body at MCHS. The freshmen representatives are Alaina Avery and Brooklyn Burgess. More...

Warriors Defeat Wildcats

On Friday, October 5, the SGA Warriors (6-1) played the Westwood Wildcats (1- 6) for their homecoming game in Damascus.  The Warriors started off strong when senior, Luke Benton, scored on the first play of the game after kickoff with a 30 yard More...

Abbie Earnest Named Queen

Senior, Abbie Earnest, was named as Southwest Georgia Academy’s 2018 homecoming queen. She was crowned at halftime of the annual homecoming football game, Friday night, October 5, 2018. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The Gift

It is a changing world! We worry about doing good enough to go to Heaven when we die. At this time, as I understand it, not one of us can do enough good to make it to Heaven. We just ain't that good. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

‘Things you miss when you’re old enough to remember’

Getting old is a gift, not a curse. When you’re old enough to sit and think about what we called the Good Old Days, it brings back memories that can make you laugh, cry, break your heart, or jump for joy. More...