October 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Chief Appraiser Ivy terminated and removed from office

On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, the Miller County Board of Assessors met at the Tax Assessor Building. All members were present including Chairman William Smith, Vice Chairman William M. Middleton Sr, and Assessor Michael R. Warren. More...

MCHS Baseball Champs of 1957

While celebrating at a recent birthday party on October 4, at Moby Dick, it was discovered that five of the team members of the 1957 MCHS Baseball State Championship Team were present. This team was the last MCHS State Baseball Champs to date.  More...

Community

Brothers celebrate birthdays at reunion

Approximately 75 descendants of John Harbor and Clyde Merritt Wells gathered at the Moby Dick September 20, 2014, for a family reunion and to celebrate the birthdays of Sidney and Harry Wells. More...

News Around Us

Ashburn - An employee of WBT in Rebecca was killed Thursday when the arms of a front end loader he was working on came down, crushing him.  Sixty-one-year-old J. Isabel Duran Gomez, known by the nickname Ruben, died at the scene.  More...

A Gray Divorcee•••

Harry Bidwell of East Sussex, U.K., set the record for the oldest individual to win a divorce from his wife in 1980. He was 101 years old; his wife was 65. More...

School & Sports

Lady Pirates honored

The Miller County High School administration and faculty recognized three Lady Pirates for their contributions to our school and our athletic program last Tuesday evening here at Vic Fleet Complex prior to game time against Baconton. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce Ivey Pope as FFA Member of the Week. Ivey is the daughter of Jamie and Vicky West of Damascus. She is a sophomore at Miller County High School. Her FFA activities include attending Jr. More...

SGA third graders enjoy field trip

Southwest Georgia Academy’s third graders, accompanied by their teacher Melissa Grimsley, recently took a field trip to Chehaw Park and the Flint River Aquarium in Albany, Georgia. More...

Obituaries

JOHN NICHOLAS SPARLING

John Nicholas Sparling, 84, of Fortville, IN, passed away on Thursday, October 9, 2014, at home surrounded by loved ones.  More...

BARBARA ODOM

Mrs. Barbara Odom, age 72, of Bainbridge died Sunday, October 12, 2014, at Miller County Hospital.  Memorial services will be Wednesday, October 15, at 3:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel. More...

AARON GORDON

Aaron Gordon, age 73, of Cowarts, AL, passed away on Friday, October 10, 2014, at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL  Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 14, at 3:00 p.m. More...

Corene Margaret Brown - Free Access

     Mrs. Corene Margaret Brown of Colquitt died Thursday, October 16, 2014, at Early Memorial Nursing Home. More...

James Willis Cook - Free Access

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Miller County Deputy Charged

In a news release received from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation out of Thomasville, Special Agent in Charge, Steven Turner, stated that on Thursday, October 9, 2014, at 6:00 p.m, Miller County Deputy Sheriff Scott Cleveland, was arrested at the M More...

MCES supports Breast Cancer Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Last Friday many of the students and staff at Miller County Elementary School were dressed in cancer shirts and some even had their hair sprayed pink to show their support for breast cancer.  More...

Religion

‘Watch for Choking Hazards!’

Inspiration

Back during the peak of garden season, I had to water my vegetable plants to keep them productive during dry spells. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

We’ve spent the last few weeks learning about hearts. My daughter-inlaw, Dorinda and Jim, drove to the Cleveland Clinic for her aortic valve replacement. More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 3  800S Vehicle Accident, 27 N. & 91 S. •Assist EMT’s, Grow St. •Disturbance, Grow St.  October 4  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 6  799G Responded to Call, Old Damascus Rd. •Responded to Call, Three Notch Rd. •Responded to Call, Johnny Freeman Rd. •Responded to Call, Hornsby Rd. •Security Checks •Patrol  More...

GSP REPORTS

Vehicle Accident  James Anthony Widner of Albany and James D. Brookins of Colquitt were traveling east on GA 91. Brookins attempted to turn right onto GA 1. Brookins stopped at the yield sign before entering onto GA 1. More...

Living & Style

Miss Phillips to wed Mr. Pickle

Mr. and Mrs. Tim Phillips of Colquitt are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, BethAnne, to Shelton Lane Pickle, son of Terry and Kellie Pickle and Ronnie and Valerie Cooper of Colquitt.  More...

Library News

Fall Themed Story Time   More...

Nobles and Braswell family reunion held

The Nobles and Braswell families met at the American Legion Hall in Colquitt for their 45th reunion on Saturday, September 27. The reunion will continue to be on Saturday as long as we can have it. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Our Choice -

In just three weeks, 21 days, every qualified voter in the U.S.A. will have the privilege and obligation to vote for the candidates of your choice, or not vote. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

THE SAVING GRACE OF BACKYARD “WILDERNESS”

Given my druthers, I would spend the majority of my time in remote places. More...