January 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s race picking up

As of this edition, there has been three candidates to announce in this newspaper that they will be running for the vacancy in the Miller County Sheriff’s Office.  More...

Community

American Legion Gerald Grow Post 165 honors more first responders

Commander Roger Cook of the American Legion Gerald Grow Post 165 is proud to announce that six more first responders were guests at the January 10, 2017 meeting of the American Legion.  Steaks were served for dinner, and certificates of commenda More...

My little GPS

P.S. I frequently need a GPS like this when I go shooting past the turn-offs I’m supposed to take! THE FREE GPS: I have a little GPS, I've had it all my life. It's better than the normal ones, my GPS is my wife. More...

Sonny Perdue Nominated as New US Agriculture Secretary

US President Donald Trump has selected former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to be the US Agriculture Secretary in the incoming Trump administration.  Mr. More...

Living & Style

Ms. Phillips, Mr. Richardson to wed

Mr. and Mrs. John Eric Phillips of Jakin are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laci Ashton, to William Tyler Richardson of Colquitt. Tyler is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Richardson, Jr. More...

Just because you're old -

• I was standing at the bar at the VFW one night minding my own business.  This fat, ugly chick came up behind me, grabbed my behind and said, "You're kinda cute. More...

Seniors need newspapers

I was visiting my niece last night when I asked if I could borrow a newspaper.  "This is the 21st century, Aunt Dorothy," she said. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

President Trump Won!- Live with it!

Just in case you might have just landed from another planet after traveling out of the country with a spaceship full of liberals from Washington, D.C. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

DUCK FLOATING’S TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS

I don’t rightly remember when drifting down rivers in float tubes first became a popular method of duck pursuit, but in my part of the country it happened about 35 years ago. Down here, it was a fad that didn’t last very long. More...

Breaking News - 1/30/2017 5:16 PM

Adele Pope Obituary - Free Access

Mrs. Adene McMullen Pope, age 85, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017, at her home. Services for Mrs. Pope were held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at the Cadwell Chapel of Cox Funeral Home with Rev. Stanley Phillips officiating. More...

Killer Storms Hit South to Central Georgia Hard

Most of Colquitt and Miller County missed the tornadoes and killer winds that have killed 15 people and injured 45 more so far in South Georgia as of Sunday, January 22, 2017.  More...

Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce Hosts 30th Annual Awards Banquet

The Colquitt- Miller County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 30th annual banquet on Thursday, January 19, 2017. The meeting was called to order, and the attendees were welcomed by Stacie Pickle, chair for the Chamber Board of Directors. More...

Religion

‘Grumble Less, Trust God More’

Inspiration

I might be thought strange in more than one aspect of my daily routine. One of those is having a glass of iced tea early in the morning. More...

School & Sports

Krislyn kills very first deer

Krislyn Kelley killed the very first deer she ever shot at on Saturday evening, January 7, 2017, in Miller County. Grinning ear to ear, is Krislyn with her 150 pound nine point buck. Krislyn was hunting with her proud Papa, Kevin Kelley.   More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

On Friday the 13th, the Miller County FBLA competed at Southern Regional Technical College for regions.  More...

School Menus

JANUARY 25 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Pancake Pup, Syrup, Fruit Lunch - Vegetable Beef Soup, Saltines/PB&J Sandwich, Chicken Tenders/WW Roll, Creamed Potatoes, Green Beans, Fresh Veggies, Fruit   More...

Obituaries

DAVID BRYAN PORYTHRESS

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) David Bryan Poythress, of Atlanta, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2017. More...

LOWELL DEAN GRIFFIN

Mr. Lowell Dean Griffin, age 62, of Damascus died Monday, January 16, 2017, at Miller County Hospital. Graveside services were held Thursday, January 19, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev Calvin Arnold officiating. Mr. More...

MARY MAXINE DORSETT MCMILLAN

Mary Maxine Dorsett McMillan, age 75, of Donalsonville passed away Friday morning, January 20, 2017, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  Funeral services for Mrs. McMillan were held on Monday, January 23, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Health

Health Questions

•Does coffee cause cancer?  Short answer: No  Coffee got a bad rap in the 1980's when a study linked drinking coffee to pancreatic cancer. The preliminary report was later debunked. More...