August 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

MC receives Health Promotion & Wellness Incentive Grant

ATLANTA, GA – Miller County has been selected by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) to receive one of the Employee Health Promotion & Wellness Incentive Grants awarded statewide to promote worksite programs designed to e More...

Community

Texas Governor Perry indicted for threat of veto

AUSTIN,Texas- A Texas county grand jury indited Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday, August 15, for allegedly abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption – maki More...

Mobile home damaged

On Monday evening, August 18, at approximately, 4:30 p.m, a E911 call for help at 1448 U.S. Hwy. 27 S. of Colquitt, in Boykin came in. Sheriff’s units, Colquitt Fire and Rescue units and Miller Co. Emergency Service were dispatched.  More...

Ebola continues spread

A top World Health Organization ( WHO) official on Sunday said the number of patients infected by the Ebola virus has risen to 1,825 in four African countries.  More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 11  800S Traffic Stop x2 •Speak with Subject(s), Main St. • Speak with Subject, Sheriff’s Office  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 8  799F Patrol Security Check •Service Attempt x4 • Papers Served x2 •Traffic Stop x3 • Suspicious Vehicle x2 •Speak With Officer x3 •Security Checks  More...

Living & Style

Library News

September’s First Tuesday Book Club   More...

Celebrating 50 years of marriage

Jerry and Faye Bush celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, August 2, 2014.  The couple was honored by their children with a reception at the Tarrer Inn and would like to thank all the friends and family members who attended.  More...

Old and New Math 1950-2014

1. Teaching Math In 1950s (when I was in school) A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit ?  2. Teaching Math In 1970s. A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. More...

Miss Alice is 99

Miss Alice Culbreth Andrews was given a grand 99th birthday party Sunday, August 10, 2014, even though she wouldn’t be 99 until Monday, August 11. More...

A new commander in town

Last week, we reported about Lt. Marc Godby leaving the Colquitt Post 14 for bigger and better things. More...

Clock is ticking to apply for Georgia Deer Quota Hunts

Hunters wishing to apply for a chance at a deer quota hunt need to get online soon! An online quota application must be in before midnight September 1, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. More...

Religion

‘Some Gifts Increase in Value’

Inspiration

I have been blessed over the years with many acts of kindness extended to me by a lot of people. More...

Things I have learned in my lifetime

In celebrating my recent birthday, I found myself caught up in a case of nostalgia. I never imagined I would really get this old. Not that I am old, mind you, but I have reached the point in life I never thought I would when I was younger. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Pastor’s Viewpoint is written by Buddy Whatley (cbwhatley@hotmail.com), a retired United Methodist pastor living in Lakemont and Ochlocknee, Georgia, preaching at the Bold Springs & Woodland United Methodist Churches, and working with Marke More...

School & Sports

Miller County loses scrimmage game to Turner County, 46-7

The Miller County Pirates traveled to Turner County to face the Turner County Rebels in a preseason scrimmage game which was a hot, hot game. More...

SGA begins 45th year

Southwest Georgia Academy began its 45th year of operation on Thursday, August 7, 2014. The day began with faculty, parents, and students gathering around the flag pole for prayer to begin the new school year. More...

SCHOOL MENUS

All menus are subject to change!

AUGUST 20 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Waffles, Syrup, Fruit Lunch -Pork Roast, Cornbread, Chicken Tenders, Cornbread, Steamed Rice, Seasoned Greens, Garden Salad, Fruit   More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Love everybody?

A local constitutional officer reminded the county commissioners at a recent meeting, that with a black president, it is a new era, and if they don’t do what she wants to do with the budget, that would be like embezzling, and she would take the More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Delayed

There’s a railroad crossing between Hilton, Ga. and Columbia, Ala. Trains there can be slow and long. It also seems they are quite frequent. I spend a great deal of down time at this crossing. Waiting.  More...