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Class of 1954 holds 59th reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1954 held its 59th class reunion Friday, April 19, 2013, at the American Legion Hall in Colquitt.  A great time of fellowship, hugging, and reminiscing was enjoyed before the dinner was served.  Ferrel More...

MCHS Class of 1947 enjoys reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1947 celebrated its 66th reunion on April 20, 2013. The group gathered for a luncheon at the Tarrer Inn in Colquitt. Jane Wilkin Anthony, president, welcomed the group of classmates and guests to the reunion. More...

Regents to raise tuition again

Students at Georgia's public colleges and universities will see their tuition increase by $32 to $270 per semester next fall.  The Board of Regents approved tuition and fee increases Tuesday during a meeting in Savannah. More...

School & Sports

Miller County High School holds successful blood drive

Miller County High School held a spring American Red Cross Blood Drive on April 10, 2013. The drive was coordinated by Ms. Amanda Nowell with support from Bainbridge College CNA Instructor, Ms. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Shoe Grief

They’re dying. There, I said it. At last I must end the denial period in which I have existed these past few weeks. It won’t be long now. More...

MC FFA Excels in Leadership

TheArea 5 FFALeadership Award results were recently posted, and the Miller County FFAChapter came out on top in all categories. More...

Obituaries

MARSHA MERRITT MOCK

Mrs. Marsha Dianne Merritt Mock, age 65, of Colquitt died Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Coffee Regional Medical Center.  Graveside services were held Wednesday, April 17, at 4:30 p.m. at the Colquitt City Cemetery with Rev. More...

LORI JANE SHEDD NORRIS

Mrs. Lori Jane Shedd Norris, age 51, of Iron City passed away Monday, April 15, 2013, at her residence.  A memorial service was held on Thursday, April 18, at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home in Donalsonville with Rev. More...

NANCY CROWDER BENTON

Ms. Nancy Crowder Benton, age 90, of Donalsonville passed away Friday,April 19, 2013, at her residence.  Funeral services were held on Monday, April 22, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at Friendship United Methodist Church in Donalsonville with Rev. More...

Health

Radiation Is A Carcinogen

Any Exposure Can Cause Cancer

There is no safe level of exposure to ionizing radiation, only legally “allowable” doses.  More...

New head coach at SGA

The faculty and staff at Southwest Georgia Academy are proud to welcome Coach Brent Miller as the new head football coach for the upcoming Warrior football season. More...

It was a grand parade and great festival

If you missed this 30th National Mayhaw Festival weekend, you may have missed the best one ever.  The Good Lord looked down on us, as He usually does, especially on National Mayhaw weekend. More...

Religion

God’s plans are always right

Inspiration

We are reminded in Proverbs 19: 21 that “Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails” (New International Version).  More...

Good-bye, Grandpa

A father put his 3-year-old daughter to bed, told her a story and listened to her prayers, which ended by saying, "God Bless Mommy, God Bless Daddy, God Bless Grandma and good-bye Grandpa."  The father asked, 'Why did you say good-bye Grandpa?'& More...

Words

No English dictionary has been able to explain the difference between the two words COMPLETE and FINISHED in a way that is easy to understand.  Some people say there is no difference between  COMPLETE and FINISHED.  I beg to differ be More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   April 14 800C • Escort, Food Mart • Traffic stop, 1x • Three verbal warnings Total mileage, 72  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   April 15 799F • Welfare check on Mayhaw Road • Security checks • Cow out on 45 North • Grass fire on 45 South • Domestic on Pontoon Road • Transport to Albany Crisis  More...

Living & Style

Daughtrey, Garland to speak wedding vows

Ms. Lisa Daughtrey and Mr. Chuck Daughtrey of Tifton are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Kathryn Daughtrey, to George Brooks Garland, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Miller County Senior Center wins at Golden Olympics

The annual Golden Olympics were held on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at the Blakely Senior Center with six centers from around the area competing.  Those competing were Arlington, Baker County, Donalsonville, Blakely, Bainbridge and Miller County. More...

Put on your winter boots

Some teachers are special

(Anyone who has ever dressed a child will love this.)  Did you hear about the teacher who was helping one of her pupils put on his boots?  He asked for help, and she could see why. More...

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Everyone made it home safe!

It was a bad/good/great week.  “First wife” told me that they had gotten an appointment for Uva to have a picc line to give her a lot of antibiotics for her feet last Wednesday. More...

Signs of the (end) times

Fires, floods, cyclones, earthquakes, frogs, boils, locusts, liberals… you don’t have to be a Biblical scholar to know that when such things appear in abundance The End Is Near.  And not just The End of the current season of “ More...