January 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Planting for the Future

In September, the Miller County Retired Educators Association decided to sponsor the MCREA Tree Project “Planting for the Future” as a community service project. More...

Community

Autumn Donates Two 10-Inch Braids to Children With Hair Loss

Last Wednesday, thanks to the salon Headquarters in Bainbridge, Autumn Cason got the chance to donate two 10-inch braids to the organization, Children With Hair Loss.  More...

ATV Stolen on Enterprise Road

On Tuesday, December 27, 2016, Sheriff Robert Grier received a phone call from Cory Thomas that his father’s ATV had been taken from his home at 855 Enterprise Road in Miller County.  When Sheriff Grier arrived on the scene, he made contac More...

Area News Around Us

BAINBRIDGE - Three individuals were apprehended by Bainbridge Public Safety Tuesday evening after they were caught on security footage stealing from locations on Belcher Lane and Loblolly Lane Monday. More...

School & Sports

MC Places in Area FFA Event

Miller County FFA members Macee Palmer, Shomari Wallace, Simone Jackson, and Kimberly Perkins recently placed second in the Area 5 FFA Agricultural Communications Career Development Event. More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas break and is enjoying these first few days of the New Year. I have thoroughly enjoyed my break from the classroom, but I am definitely ready to hit the ground running with this next semester.  More...

Area students named on ABAC academic lists

TIFTON—Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the fall term were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. More...

Obituaries

COTY ALAN MUSGROVE

Mr. Coty Alan Musgrove, age 24, of Colquitt died Tuesday, December 27, 2016, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Mr. Musgrove was employed by Damascus Peanut Company.  More...

CLEVELAND WINSTON COBB

Mr. Cleveland Winston Cobb, age 74, of Colquitt died Tuesday, December 27, 2016, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.  Graveside services were held Saturday, December 31, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Cook’s Cemetery.  More...

E.C. ‘TOM’ THOMPSON

M r. E . C . “ Tom ” Thompson of Dothan passed away Sunday, January 1, 2017. He was 84. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at the Ward Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend John Baxter officiating. More...

Hal Haddock Obituary

William Henry “Hal” Haddock, Jr., passed away at his home in Damascus, Georgia on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. He was born in Early County on October 28, 1937. Mr. More...

Newly Elected Officers Sworn In

All of the local officers who were elected in the General Election on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, were invited to the Miller County Courtroom on Wednesday, December 28, 2016, to be officially sworn in to begin their duties on January 1, 2017. More...

One Last Look

A GLIMPSE AT THE YEAR 2016

APRIL   At approximately 7:20 p.m. More...

Religion

‘It’s Time To Grow Up’

Inspiration

When I started to give the devotional in the hospice office on Tuesday morning, I introduced my thoughts with the admission that my bank account is down and my weight is up--sure indicators that Christmas has come and gone. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

The first day of the year is a time for new beginnings and, of course, resolutions. More...

Just a sign

Sign I saw on an Indiana business’s front window:  We Would Rather Do Business With President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, All The Elites Of Congress, The Mass Media, And All Of Hollywood Than With One Conservative Ame More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  Cruelty to Animals  On Thursday, December 22, 2016, Captain Dan Stone was dispatched to 109 3rd Street in reference to possible animal cruelty.  More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

“Sing”

“Sing” is an animated kids’ movie for kids who are tired of “Moana.” At least, I hope its audience is kids who are tired of “Moana.” Otherwise, it’s getting business that “Moana” should be g More...

Children

Teacher: How old is your father? Kid: He is 6 years. Teacher: What? More...

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Sometimes it all works out

I hope that your old year ended and your new year started great like mine. When "first wife" told me several weeks ago that there was going to be a wedding down in Florida, and we were invited, I kinda forgot it. That was my mistake. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

The Perils of Baitcasting

I first attempted to use a baitcasting reel in 1959. I was seven years old.  More...