September 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

New Tax Assessors hold first meeting

On Wednesday, September 11, 2013, three new members of the Miller County Board of Tax Assessors were sworn into office by Gail Johnson, Clerk of the Superior Court. More...

Newton man's death a homicide

Newton, GA– On Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at approximately 12 p.m., Newton Police Chief Jesse Rivers requested assistance from the Sylvester Field Office of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in conducting a death inves- tigation.  Will More...

Community

GSP troopers are working to make state roadways safer

The Colquitt Lions Club members heard Captain Buddy Johnson tell some of the things going on with the Georgia State Patrol. More...

––– Alpha Omicron ––– Announces New Initiates

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of the Psi State ( Georgia) Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is proud to announce the initiation of six new members: Sheila Allen, Dr. More...

News Around Us

Ashburn - The Ashburn Police Department Monday arrested Robert Ricardo Brown for the murder of Quintonio Traylor and an aggravated assault on another person.  More...

School & Sports

SGA wins over Tiftarea, 14-7

Last Friday night Tiftarea Academy traveled all the way to Damascus to play the 3-1 Warriors. The game started off slow for the Warriors as the Tiftarea Panthers scored early in the first quarter, making the game 0-7. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

CULINARY MEANDERINGS

I have a question for all the “doomsday doctors” who decry the unwholesome qualities of certain questionably processed foods. More...

Hornets sting Pirates, 45-14

Prior to game time, our Miller County Marching Pirate Pride Band's pregame show was totally bodacious. Mrs. Holly Thomas, along with her staff, works diligently every week making sure Friday night’s performance is spectacular. Thank you, Ms. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

‘Be Particular!’

The heavy rains have stopped! Thank You, Lord!  More...

Spell ‘chek’

It’s hard to get cranky at someone for doing something you’ve done yourself. More...

Breaking News - 9/17/2013 7:28 PM

Miller County Sheriff's Election Results - Free Access

The special election to fill the unexpired term of the late Sheriff H.E. "Buddy" Glass of  Miller County was held Tuesday, September 17, 2013. The unofficial results are as follows: More...

Woman murdered in Bainbridge––

Bainbridge- Michael Davis, 39, was arrested in Decatur County on Saturday, September 14, 2013.  Bainbridge Public Safety arrived on scene in the early morning and suspected foul play right away. More...

One will be new sheriff

By the time many of you read this edition, Miller County will have elected a new sheriff, or there will be a run-off election to elect one of the two top vote getters in the special election held Tuesday, September 17. More...

Cafe’ LeLe holds official ribbon cutting

When the doors of Café LeLe opened in time to serve the public during the weekend of Mayhaw Festival 2013, the public’s response was positive, patient, encouraging, and most importantly, supportive. More...

Religion

The Missed Opportunity

Inspiration

The home improvement and hardware store that I visit often offers a reduced price on one item every day—The Special Buy of the Day. More...

The dying priest’s last wish

The old priest lay dying in the hospital. For years, he had faithfully served the people of the nation's capital.  He motioned for his nurse to come near. "Yes, Father?" said the nurse. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   September 1 799E Tree Across Road, Hornsby-Cemetery Rd. •Emergency Road Repairs, McNease Rd. •Patrolled 799I Threats, Wallace Newberry Rd. •Papers Served, N. Cuthbert St. More...

Living & Style

Just looking for a miracle

A few days ago, our daughter, Tammy, was told by her cancer specialists in Tallahassee and Atlanta that they had done all they could do for her and what they had done didn’t work, They said that she had from six to 12 months to live without doi More...

Mom and daughter donate hair to Locks of Love

Kristy Edwards and her mom, Pam Edwards, recently had their hair cut for Locks of Love.  The organization makes wigs and hair pieces for children suffering from conditions which make them lose their hair.  Kristy donated 11 inches of her be More...

Library News

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month

Book Sale @ Your Library  More...

Obituaries

RUBY JEWEL HENRY

Ruby Jewel Henry, age 80, of Albany passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. Debra Boozer, Rev. Jeff Henry and Rev. Tommy Powell officiating. More...

PHYLLIS ANNE CARTER MCLENDON

Phyllis Anne Carter McLendon of Traders Hill in Folkston passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2013, following complications resulting from her courageous battle with cancer.  More...

ARTHUR N. EDMONDS

Mr. Arthur N. Edmonds, age 74, of Donalsonville died Sunday, September 8, 2013, in Holly Springs, Mississippi.  More...

Agriculture

The Tractor is not the place for quality time

Agricultural Safety Specialist 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...

Beat the Heat!

Farm Safety Educator The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine & Health - NYCAMH

When summer heats up and farm workers are exposed to long days of working at high temperatures, it’s very easy to become dehydrated. More...

What the pilots see

This is just GREAT! Leave it to a GOOD Midwestern farmer to make that effort!  Any of men or women who served in the USAF will enjoy this, but not a requirement for all others to benefit from it. More...