September 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Farm Safety Week Observed

This is Farm Safety Week, and our farmers are doing their best to gather their crops and get them to market. It’s gotten better and faster. More...

Community

Heroes’ Sunday Held at Colquitt UMC

Heroes’ Sunday at Colquitt United Methodist Church was observed last Sunday, September 16, 2018, to honor law enforcement, firefighters, EMS, and EMT. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety is searching for a man who ran from police after crashing his vehicle into a fence and leaving a child alone in the car with drugs.  Just after 8 p.m. More...

Things to ponder

Three Rules to Remember in Life  1. Money cannot buy happiness, but it’s more comfortable crying in a Corvette than on a bicycle.  2. More...

Living & Style

Miss Bowen to wed Mr. Lowry

Mr. and Mrs. Tim Bowen of Donalsonville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Savannah Eve Bowen, to Gabriel Alan Lowry, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Welcome, Hanna Jane

Byron and Dorann Cobb and big sister Lynn Cobb are overjoyed to announce that the Lord has blessed them with a baby girl. Hanna Jane Cobb was born on August 29, 2018, and weighed 8.14 pounds and was 19.5 inches long.   More...

Miss Bevis, Mr. Myers to Wed

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Hayes of Newton and Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Bevis of Colquitt announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexis Kate Bevis, to Dominic Colton Myers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Brinson of Quitman and Mr. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Change-some good, some bad

I was over at the gift store next door, and two ladies were shopping. One had a pile of gifts, and she was talking about what bargains she got. I agreed that she got everything much cheaper than the cost, everything. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

‘What I Remember About our 25 Class Reunion’

The best I can remember, it had been more than 15 years since our last reunion. I don’t know why, except that it takes someone who has time to put one together. More...

MCHS Graduate Named One of UGA’s Amazing Students

Ahlya Branch, a gradaute of Miller County High School has been named one of the University of Georgia’s Amazing students. More...

Miller County C.H.A.M.P.S. Program Receives Donation

On September 10, 2018, Georgia Power Area Manager Fred Rudbeck presented Melanie Williams, C.H.A.M.P.S. instructor, for Miller County, along with Sheriff Scott Worsley with a contribution for the Miller County Sheriff’s Office C.H.A.M.P.S. More...

Religion

‘Dependable 100% of the Time’

Inspiration

My wife went to a ladies retreat a few days ago in a city she has been to before, but like me, she has not been there enough to know her way around. More...

Advice for men and women

• Never buy a “ new” brand of beer because “it was on sale.”  •If we're in the backyard and the TV in the den is on, that doesn't mean we're not watching it.  •Don't tell anyone we can't afford a new c More...

••••Pastor's Viewpoint••••

A plumb line, also called a plummet, is a small weight on the end of a string used to determine a vertical reference line. The name comes from the Latin “ plumbum” meaning lead, the material used in early plumb bobs. More...

School & Sports

MCES 5th Graders Participate in C.H.A.M.P.S. Class

On Thursday September 13, 2018, Mrs. Selena Warren’s class participated in their C.H.A.M.P.S class with Instructor Melanie Williams.  The class learned the dangers of alcohol. More...

Southwest Georgia Academy Lady Warriors Beat Westwood, 7- 2

Southwest Georgia Academy Lady Warriors beat Westwood 7-2 on Tuesday.  Southwest Georgia Academy Lady Warriors got on the board in the first inning when an error scored one run for Southwest Georgia Academy Lady Warriors.  Southwest Georgia More...

Summer fishing at night

If you’ve never fished at night during the summer, you’re missing out on a very special experience. Before you try it, develop an intimate feel and knowledge of the water you are going to fish.  More...

Obituaries

CALVIN EUGENE ATKINSON JR.

Calvin Eugene Atkinson, Jr., age 53, of Donalsonville passed away Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 12, 2018, in Iron City.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Donalsonville Church of God with Rev. More...

PATRICIA ANN STRICKL AND

Patricia Ann Strickland Smith, 77, of Bainbridge, passed away, Wednesday, September 12, 2018.  The graveside service was held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 16, 2018, at Oak City Cemetery with Rev. Stephen Webb officiating. More...

BRITTANY MARIE FAIRCLOTH

Brittany Marie Faircloth, 26, of Bainbridge, passed away Friday, September 7, 2018.  The funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Fr. Victor M. Canela-Ochoa, S.T. officiating. More...

Agriculture

Agriculture Safety Check List

Safe practices should be followed at all times in agriculture. Many of the daily activities involve risk. Precautions can be taken to reduce risk.   More...

The tractor is not the place for quality time

The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine & Health - NYCAMH

Spending time together on a tractor is extremely dangerous. Every year children are needlessly injured or killed because adults allow them on or near tractors. Give children the quality time and safety they deserve. More...

Improving Georgia’s Yield Behind the Wheel

While driving on Georgia’s roads, many motorists encounter farm equipment, especially during harvest season. Farmers are often transporting things from field to field in equipment that is designed to be used primarily in the field. More...