March 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Special Election for Miller County Sheriff set for March 21

You have until Friday, March 17, to vote early in the Special Election for Miller County Sheriff. You have five choices in this election. More...

Community

Peanut Butter and Jelly Day

It is Peanut Butter and Jelly time throughout schools systems in Southwest Georgia. The Georgia Department of Agriculture and Commissioner Gary W. More...

The First Sports Banquet

I know this grandpa is biased, but I just received this photo from my daughter, Donna Toole. They live in Canton, which is about an hour north of Atlanta. Mason has been in the Toole family since his birth. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

PINES in Your Pocket   More...

Living & Style

Miss Nagy to wed Mr. Masters

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Nagy of Alabaster, AL, are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jenna Marie Nagy, to William Masters, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Don't mess with children

•The teacher said it was physically impossible for a whale to swallow a human because even though it was a very large mammal its throat was very small.  The little girl stated that Jonah was swallowed by a whale.  Irritated, the teache More...

Let's go to the Movies

‘Kong - Skull Island’

I bet when most people hear the term “Viet Cong” for the first time, they snicker at a mental image of King Kong fighting in Vietnam. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Someone is going to be our new sheriff, soon

This is the final week before the special election to elect a new sheriff for Miller County.  There has been a good turnout of early voters, which doesn't end until Friday, March 17. Special election day will be Tuesday, March 21.  More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

What Kind of Hunter Were You?

With fall and winter hunting seasons now in the books, take the time to ask yourself, “Was I a hunter not just in name? Did I honor the pastime, the sporting tradition?”  More...

Need something sweet, but stings?

The Colquitt Police Department called to let me know there was a disturbance at Grow Drug Co. about 3: 00 p.m. More...

Daniel Allen Places Second at USA Archery National Indoor Championships Sectional

On the weekend of February 25-26, six members of the Augusta University Jaguar Archery Group (AUJAG), a collegiate archery team founded and coached by Miller County native and MCHS Class of 2012 graduate, Daniel Allen, traveled to Snellville, GA, to More...

Religion

‘A Little Support Goes A Long Way’

Inspiration

Several years ago, I purchased a metal car shelter for our two cars. It has served us well, although I noticed at times that the building would sway back and forth and make an abundance of squeaking sounds during windy weather. More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS   DAMAGE TO  PROPERTY  On March 8, 2017, Sergeant Lonnie Wade was dispatched to the parking lot of the dialysis clinic located on Delores Street in reference to damage to property (vehicle).  More...

Two Vehicle Accident

A two vehicle accident occurred Thursday morning, March 9, 2017, at approximately 5:51 a.m.  The report states that Deidra Thornton of 603 N. MLK Jr. Street was traveling south on Milford Street.  Mary H. More...

School & Sports

MCHS Literary Team Competes at BSC

The Miller County High School literary team went to Bainbridge State College last Tuesday to compete against other regional literary teams. As usual Miller County's team competed, and placed, in several different categories. More...

Five great truths

These are possibly the five best sentences you'll ever read and all applicable to this experiment:  1. You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity.  2. More...

School Menus

March 15 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Pancake Pup, Syrup, Fruit Lunch - PBJ Sandwich/ Cheese Stick, Pepperoni Pizza, Seasoned Corn, Garden Salad, Baby Carrots, Fruit   More...

Obituaries

MARVIN ULMA WELLS, JR.

A memorial service for Marvin Wells Jr. will be held Saturday, March 18, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Cory Thomas officiating. Interment will be at Eternal Rest Memorial Gardens.   More...

FRANKY LEE WILLIAMS

Franky Lee Williams, Sr., age 82, of Donalsonville passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services for Mr. Williams will be held on Wednesday, March 15, at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...

WILLIE HAWARD KIRKLAND

Mr. Willie Haward Kirkland, age 76, of Colquitt died Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Seminole Manor.  Funeral services were held Saturday, March 11, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Fletcher Sheffield, Rev. More...