February 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller Co. Junior Heifer Show Saturday- Market Hog Show Monday

The Miller County cattle and hog show participants are busy preparing their cows and hogs for the two shows to be held this coming Saturday, February 15, and Monday, February 17.  The Miller County Cattlemen’s Association is sponsoring its More...

Community

Young Farmers Bring Home State Titles from Convention

The Miller County Young Farmers attended the State Young Farmer Convention in Augusta on January 31–February 2, 2014. More...

Library News

February Toddler Time On Thursday, February 20, 2014, at 3: 30 p. m. join storyteller Ms. Donna for stories, games, fun, and much more! More...

Senate bill to create the maternal mortality review committee passes the Senate

The Georgia State Senate passed Senate Bill 273 by a vote of 51-1. Sponsored by Sen. More...

School & Sports

Senior Night for Basketball Players and Cheerleaders

The Miller County High School administration and faculty welcomed everyone to last Friday night’s ceremony recognizing our senior basketball players and cheerleaders. More...

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

Three local high schools are having a combined fund-raiser for the Golf Teams on Saturday, February 22, at 10:00. Miller County, Early County and SGA all play, practice and compete at Crooked Oak. The format is a Two- Person Scramble. More...

Jump Rope for Heart

The American Heart Association’s “Jump Rope for Heart” held its kickoff for Miller County Elementary School on Tuesday, February 04, 2014. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Normal or Nuts?

I really am glad I've made it this long. I've gotten where I look at the obits, and the ages of those who have gone on. More...

A Cry in the Wilderness

The economic recovery from the Great Recession is painfully sluggish – and it’s not all Barack Obama’s fault; nor can blame be laid solely at the feet of George W. Bush.  More...

Fire destroys home

On Monday, February 10, a fire destroyed a large home on Cooktown Road.  According to the fire report, the Miller/Baker E911 dispatched all available units to a structure fire at 36 St. More...

From Colquitt to Romania

1st Friday Breakfast interesting

The Colquitt/ Miller Chamber of Commerce held their monthly 1st Friday Breakfast last week. Chairman Monica Posey welcomed the large crowd, and thanked PeoplesSouth Bank for sponsoring the breakfast. Howard Small was asked to bless the food. More...

Religion

Effective Communication is Valuable

Inspiration

The other day Madeline told her mother that “Papa is skinny.” It has been a long time since I have been described in that way! But her mother was quick to tell her that that was not the case. More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   February 3  799D Speak with Subject, Sheriff’s Office •Pick Up/Drop Off Paperwork, Courthouse •Assist Jailers, Jail •Assist Housing Authority, City Hall  More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   February 3  800F Assist 799F, Grow St. •Routine Patrol •Hourly Checks  800L School Zone x2 •Walk In •Unlock Car Door  February 4  More...

Living & Style

4 Victoria Henley hosts runway show

Colquitt native, Victoria Henley from America’s Next Top Model Cycle 19 produced a runway show, which featured designers/ retailers from Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, etc. on February 1, in a 24,000 square foot venue called St. More...

Happy 5th Birthday, Miley!

Princess Miley Grimsley, daughter of Buz and Sue Anne Grimsley, celebrated her fifth birthday on Saturday, January 18, 2014, at her home.  She chose “The Little Mermaid” as her party theme. More...

'There's no charge for love'

We don't have lots and lots friends...just good friends.  A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the four pups and set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. More...

Obituaries

DONALD “DON” MIDDLETON

Mr. Donald “Don” Middleton, age 76, of Colquitt died Sunday, February 9, 2014, at his residence.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 12, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bobby Whitaker officiating. More...

MARY CAMPBELL AUSTIN

Mary Campbell Austin, age 95, of Colquitt died Friday, February 7, 2014, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Sunday, February 9, at 3:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Rebecca Duke-Barton officiating. More...

GENE BROOKS

Gene Brooks, age 68, of Arlington passed away Monday evening, Feb. 10, 2014 at his residence.  Funeral services will be held at the Arlington United Methodist Church at a date and time to be announced. Rev. Charles Puryear and Rev. More...

Health

February is Low Vision Awareness Month

When you think of all the things you need to keep track of in order to stay healthy, do your eyes come to the top of the list? If not, they should! More...