September 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Bad money still being passed here

If you see businesses, or anyone being paid with cash, you might see them checking it with counterfeit pens or some of the newest detection machines. There is a reason. More...

Community

Capturing the Indian Spirit!

Seminole County Middle/High School Principal Kent Richardson joins Green Machine Majorette Karsyn Blanchard and Indian Cheerleaders Cassie Adams and Kylie Forester in a victory dance after the 34-7 win over Mitchell County Friday, September 12. More...

Senior Lady Pirate Spotlight

This week’s Spotlight is on BethAnne Hall. Beth- Anne is the daughter of Kevin and Christy Hall. More...

Miller County Retired Educators First Meeting of the Year

The Miller County Unit of the Georgia Retired Educators Association met for the first time for the 2015-2016 year. The 14 members and 2 guests enjoyed a delicious buffet meal at the Moby Dick Restaurant. More...

Living & Style

Colquitt Garden Club Meets

The Colquitt Garden Club met on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at the Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce Conference Room.  More...

Worthless or Priceless?

I was driving my son to the sheltered workshop for the handicapped where he works a few days each week. My 17-year-old car was cruising along while the spring sun shined down. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Library Cards Expire  More...

Obituaries

WYBLE GLENN LOFTON

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VEACHEL WILLIAMS

Mr. Veachel Williams, age 81, of Donalsonville passed away Thursday morning, September 10, 2015, at his residence.  Funeral services were held on Monday morning, September 14, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at the Donalsonville Church of Christ with Rev. More...

SHIRLEY HARRIS GARDNER

Mrs. Shirley Harris Gardner, 67, of Bainbridge passed away Saturday, September 19, 2015, at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 2: 00 p. m. on Monday, September 21, 2015, at First Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Medley officiating. More...

Agriculture

Agriculture Safety Check List

Safe practices should be followed at all times in agriculture. Many of the daily activities involve risk. Precautions can be taken to reduce risk.   More...

Hay! Be Careful Out There!

“A cold wet May means a barn full of hay” the old saying goes, but my experience with haying is much like the reality of getting milk from cows. Some say cows give milk, but it seems to me you have to take it from them! More...

How Good is Your Safety Plan?

Safety on farms involves more than just being careful yourself and more than telling your employees to “take it easy.” Safety involves having a plan for safety and following it.  More...

Becky Walton Coyle - Free Access

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‘Go Fly a Kite’

Just in case you haven’t noticed, it is harvest season in Southwest Georgia.  Miller County and most of the surrounding counties depend on agriculture for a living. More...

Religion

‘God Patiently Leads Us’

Inspiration

Although our little girls are rapidly growing up, they still express some amazingly interesting remarks when I least expect it. More...

God's Grace- a good example

There once was a man named George Thomas, preacher in a small Texas town.  One Sunday morning he came to the church building carrying a rusty, bent, old bird cage, and set it by the pulpit. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  DISORDERLY CONDUCT   On Monday, September 14, 2015, Officer Lonnie Wade was dispatched to 414 E. Crawford Street in reference to a family dispute. More...

School & Sports

MCES Receives New Playground Equipment

During the 2013-2014 school year, a new parent teacher organization was formed to help support our local school system and to provide a line of communication between parents and teachers.  Pirates Reaching Potential (PRP) was the name chosen for More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to present Victoria Fleet as FFA Member of the Week. Victoria is the daughter of Vic and Jackie Fleet of Colquitt. She is a sophomore at Miller County High school. More...

Beta Begins With a Bang

The BETA Club at SGA had its first official meeting Wednesday, September 23. This meeting addressed many issues that will become relevant in the next few months of school.  The Beta Club sponsor again this year is Mrs. More...

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Farmers are becoming scarce-

This has the makings of a great week.  I've been out to several peanut pickings this past week to get photos of some of our farmers starting to dig those penders. Those that I saw were good. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

I’M NO BLEEDING HEART WHEN IT COMES TO SQUIRRELS

I was sitting on a rock in the stream cleaning some trout. It had been a good morning’s fishing. Dappled sunlight danced through the trees and the cool shade was delightful. All was totally right with the world.  More...