January 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Vehicle totaled in accident

A single vehicle accident was called in to E911 Friday morning, December 27, at 8:40 a.m. on SR273 near the Miller/Early Co. Line road.  Miller County EMS, Sgt. More...

Community

Peanut Proud Delivers to the Local Community–––

Peanut Proud, Inc., a humanitarian organization comprised of various segments of the peanut industry - growers, shellers, and manufacturers, made a holiday delivery to Miller County last week. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge– Bainbridge State College will host a series of compelling speakers – including former President Jimmy Carter – distinguished authors and performing artists.  More...

A Love Story

A couple were Christmas shopping. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 18  800E Unlock Vehicle, Brinson Rd. •Assist Motorist, S. Cuthbert St. •Check Chemical Companies •Courtroom Demeanor Class  More...

GDOT Program Expected To Improve Safety On Rural Miller County Roads

Colquitt – The Georgia Department of Transportation recently approved a contract that is expected to make seven Miller County roads safer through the installation of striping and signs.  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 16  799F Suspicious Activity, 45 S. •Patrol Security Checks •Traffic Stop x2 •Phone Call x2 •Disturbance •Live Stock Out •EMSAssistance  More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’

A few minutes after exiting “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” I posted to Facebook that the film had three types of gags: Will Ferrell screaming, Steve Carell spouting nonsense, and beaten-to-death celebrity cameos. More...

First deer, first hunt alone!

This is one spoiled hunter. Lauren Riordan, 23, of Bainbridge, killed this 8 point, 200 pound buck. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's a Wonderful Season!

What a special season! All the children and grandchildren and lots of kin have been home over the Christmas and New Year holidays. We are all still here. This will be the last week this year that we have to print early.  More...

Charlotte hospitality

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (9/11/12) When the DNC came to Charlotte, area churches, 100 of them, offered hospitality, not knowing how much the Dems hate God and would actually boo God at the convention. More...

ONE LAST LOOK

A GLIMPSE AT THE YEAR 2013

JANUARY   The ground-breaking of Colquitt and Miller County’s newest business was held Friday, January 11.  More...

Airman Mueller graduates

Air Force Airman First Class Marcel Mueller has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Person found dead

On December 20th at approximately 7:02 pm Officer Charles Griffin responded to 401 North First Street in reference to an unresponsive person. Upon arrival Officer Griffin entered the residence along with Captain Dan Stone and found Charlie Lee Jr. More...

Religion

Wisdom to Take Into the New Year

Inspiration

As we were looking for a few last minute items just days before Christmas, I noticed some packages in the candy section that caught my eye. More...

What is Celibacy?

Celibacy can be a choice in life, or a condition imposed by circumstances.  While attending a Marriage Weekend, Frank and his wife Ann listened to the instructor declare, "It is essential that husbands and wives know the things that are importan More...

A good nurse

A policeman was rushed to the hospital with an inflamed appendix. The doctors operated and advised him that all was well; however, the patrolman kept feeling something pulling at the hairs in his crotch.  More...

School & Sports

MCS FFA NEWS

FFA Member of the Week

The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce Jake Warren as FFA member of the week. Jake is the son of Philip and Selena Warren of Colquitt. As a senior, Jake has become very involved in the FFA. More...

Backroads & Bobtails

LIVING WITH SNAKE HATERS AIN’T EASY

Southerners, particularly those of the outdoor persuasion, are quite familiar with snakes. Down here, old No-Shoulders slithers about pretty much year round. More...

Local Farmers Recognized at Young Farmer Banquet

On Friday, December 13, 2013 the Miller County Young Farmers hosted their annual awards banquet with a harvest celebration. More...

Obituaries

MARY FRANCES BROOKINS

Mary Frances Brookins age 77 passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013. Services were held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, December 24, at Northside Baptist Church with Dr. Jerry Pickard and Rev. Brandon Furr officiating. More...

LEONARD CARL AMUNDSEN

Leonard Carl Amundsen, age 78, of Albany, died Wednesday, December 25, 2013 in Raleigh, NC at his daughter’s residence.  Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 30 at 11:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. More...

JOE LESLIE DARLEY

Joe Leslie Darley, age 73, of Albany, and formerly of Bainbridge passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Willson Hospice House in Albany.  Funeral services were held at 11: 00 a. m. More...