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Bainbridge - Tami Barineau of Bainbridge pleaded guilty in Superior Court Wednesday for the theft of more than $40,000 in property tax dollars from the Decatur County Tax Commissioner’s Office last November.  Her total sentence is 20 years More...

Georgia Tourism Resource Team to visit Colquitt, Miller County

Monday through Tuesday, July 28 - 29, Colquitt will be receiving a mini Resource Team visit from the Georgia Tourism Division’s Product Development Office, a statewide program administered through the Georgia Department of Economic Development. More...

Roaches are disease carriers

Summer’s heat and stormy weather drive us indoors to seek cool air and comfort. The weather will also drive roaches into our homes and businesses. More...

First food consumed on the moon

What was the first liquid and food consumed on the moon?  I’m betting that most are unaware of this story. Forty-three years ago two human beings changed history by walking on the surface of the moon.  More...

Class of 1948 enjoys 66th Reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1948 held its 66th reunion on Friday, June 13, and Saturday June 14, 2014, at Moby Dick Restaurant.  Friday afternoon was a time for fellowship and reminiscing before dinner was served.  Leon Hays Bush More...

Help for parents of children with special needs –––––

If you’re a parent of a special needs child, you’re probably well aware of how complicated and expensive it can be to make sure your child has the proper care. And often times this is a lifelong commitment. More...

Southwest Health District to parents of preteens: Make a date to vaccinate

As children grow older, protection provided by immunizations they received as infants fades, so preteens need booster shots, says Southwest Health District Immunization Coordinator Rebecca Snow.  “This is about more than just protecting th More...

Consumer Q

Georgia Dept. of Agriculture

Question: Should I shuck sweet corn before putting it in the refrigerator? How long can I keep it in the fridge? More...