March 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County Schools Superintendent search begins

The Miller County Board of Education meeting Monday night was a very important one for the schools, the students, the taxpayers and the citizens of this county.  The meeting was called to order on time by Chairman Buddy Johnson. More...

How to protect your good name

"Everything that is placed in your garbage can becomes 'public property' when your garbage is picked up."  More...

Ugandan Thunder coming to First Baptist

From the white sandy beaches of Florida to the snow covered mountain peaks of Washington state, American audiences will thrill to the music and dancing of Ugandan Thunder, a nationally acclaimed choir consisting of 22 multi-talented children.  T More...

Community

Juvenile Justice and Ethics on the Move

Representatives from Region 10 kicked off a series of Georgia Family Connection events at the State Capitol last week. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety arrested two men Thursday, after finding marijuana and cocaine in the Cadillac they were sitting on.  More...

Apples - lots of apples and Jesus

A few years ago a group of salesmen went to a regional sales convention in Chicago... They had assured their wives that they would be home in plenty of time for dinner on Friday night. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   February 21 799I • Property checks • Total mileage, 225  More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

'Jack the Giant Slayer'

Earlier this year, I had the displeasure of reviewing “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters.” The Rrated update on the fairy tale made for one of the most miserable moviegoing experiences I’ve ever had in my life. More...

Friendship

After losing his parents, this three-year-old orangutan was so depressed he wouldn’t eat and didn’t respond to any medical treatments. The veterinarians thought he would surely die from sadness. More...

~ Trail Mix ~

February 7 – Salvation is free. You can’t earn it, and you don’t deserve it. Discipleship is not free. It will cost you everything.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Lord, Help!

I was just thinking, which could get dangerous at my tender age, do you feel like what you have or make is yours?  Now at the autumn/winter, of my life, I have had a bunch of things happen that were surprises that I didn't see coming. More...

Sequester THIS

Whew!  Americans everywhere are belching a massive sigh of relief now that the dreaded Sequester (rhymes with Jester) has come and gone with no visible damage to life, limb or congressional pensions.  More...

Zach Kelley named STAR Student

Tracy Pickle, vice president of Ameris Bank of Colquitt, and Frank Killingsworth, high school principal, are pleased to announce that Zachary Patrick Kelley has been named 2013 PAGE STAR Student for Miller County High School. More...

Mail late? There’s a reason!

The Albany USPS Mail Distribution Center closed Saturday, February 23, 2013.  All mail previously handled by the facility will now be sorted and handled out of Tallahassee, FL.   More...

Drought-stricken farmers and rural communities receive double funding

The Colquitt Volunteer Fire Department and Miller County Hospital will now be able to better serve the community, thanks to the support of local farmer, Joel Alday, and America’s Farmers Grow Communities.  More...

Change your clock and batteries early this year

If you don't want to be late to Sunday School and church next Sunday, you might ought to set your clocks up an hour Saturday night before you go to bed.  Daylight saving time begins Sunday, March 10, at 2 a.m., when clocks are set ahead one hour More...

Religion

Bad attitudes are like ugly stains

Inspiration

When I buy a car, I usually do so with the intention of keeping it for quite awhile. And since traveling is an essential part of my work, it does not take long for me to put a lot of miles on my vehicles.  More...

Holy humor

During these serious and troubled times, people of all faiths should remember these four great religious truths:  1. Muslims do not recognize Jews as God's Chosen People.  2. Jews do not recognize Jesus as the Messiah.  3. More...

God's Grace

There once was a man named George Thomas, a preacher in a small Texas town.  One Sunday morning he came to the church building carrying a rusty, bent, old bird cage, and set it by the pulpit. More...

School & Sports

Miller County does well at GA National Livestock Show

Ten exhibitors from Miller County recently attended the Georgia National Livestock Show held February 20-23 in Perry.  Those attending were Taylor Widner, Owen Cobb, Will Cobb, Bo Mock, Briar Johnson, Jacey Cox, Ashton Mock, Taylor Mock, Kohler More...

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

The following was originally scheduled for February 23 and rained out.  More...

Preston Messer named to TNU Dean’s List

NASHVILLE, TN Preston Messer, a sophomore religion major from Colquitt, GA, was named to the Trevecca Nazarene University Fall 2012 Dean’s List. More...

Obituaries

RUSTY DEWAYNE DARLEY

Mr. Rusty Darley, age 34 , of Colquitt died Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Saturday, March 2, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kent Barwick officiating. More...

CHARLIE B. CROSS

Mr. Charlie B. Cross, age 88, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2013, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in Tallahassee, Florida.  Services for Mr. More...

PATRICIA ANN BOYETT

Patricia “Pat” Ann Boyett, 55, of Attapulgus, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2013, at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Bishop officiating. More...