April 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

MC Board of Education Hires James C. Phillips as Superintendent of Schools

The Miller County Board of Education met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 10, 2017. Mr. Vic Fleet, chairman of the board, called the meeting to order and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the possibility of a poisoned dog in the area of Bethel Road.  According to Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Robert Humphrey, the investigation is being co More...

Hit and Run on Town Square

A hit and run accident occurred Sunday, April 2, 2017, at the corner of GA 91 and GA 45 on the town square.  The report states that John Wesley Crawford of 75 State Street in Center Hill, FL, was attempting to make a right turn onto GA 91 from G More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Titanic Remembrance Day More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Possession of Marijuanna, Less than 1 oz./ Possession of Methamphetamine More...

Two Vehicle Accident Causes Extensive Damage

On Sunday, April 9, 2017, at approximately 7:36 p.m., a call went out from dispatch that an accident had occurred involving two vehicles.  First Responder units went to the scene, including Miller County Emergency Management Service, Colquitt Vo More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

"The Boss Baby"

Good news, everyone: “The Boss Baby” isn’t as bad as the advertising makes it seem. Frankly it would be hard to be that bad. More...

Mayo in Mexico

Most people don't know that back in 1912, Hellmann's mayonnaise was manufactured in England. More...

Don't mess with old sick folks

Harold was an old man. He was sick and in the hospital. There was one young nurse that just drove him crazy. Every time she came in, she would talk to him like he was a little child. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Sticks and stones can hurt you -

I should be used to it, but it never fails to amaze me about what some folks think about "ye scribe." More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Jinxed

Fans of “The Andy Griffith Show” should remember Henry Bennett, the character all Mayberry avoided like the plague.  Henry Bennett was the town jinx. Bad luck followed him like an ominous black cloud. More...

One of these men will be your sheriff next week

One of these two men, Robert Grier or Scott Worsley, will be your elected Sheriff of Miller County next week. They have both been working hard to ask, request and, yes, even beg for your vote.  More...

Antionio Walters Charged With Felony Murder and Aggravated Assault

In fatal shooting of Baker County Man

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is handling the case of the fatal shooting of Marvin Mikel Miller, Jr., age 37. More...

Update on TB investigation at Miller County High School

The contact investigation into possible exposure to tuberculosis (TB) at Miller County High School is well underway, with around 250 individuals having been tested, public health officials say. More...

Religion

‘A Bill Too Big to Pay’

Inspiration

Gale and I are nearing the completion of several projects that we started to spruce up our little house. We have not done anything structural or fancy, just trying to improve the appearance of what we have. More...

Make a Joyful noise unto God

Some states (Maryland, Michigan and Arizona) are allowing Muslim students to pray during school hours.  If they allow that, then we should bring back our flags into the classrooms and allow others to pray too! More...

A payment and a gift

Grandma and Grandpa were visiting their kids overnight.  When Grandpa found a bottle of Viagra in his son's medicine cabinet, he asked about using one of the pills.  The son said, "I don't think you should take one, Dad; they're very strong More...

School & Sports

Pirate Baseball Highlights

Due to Spring Break and heavy rains, our Miller County Pirates have not seen much on the diamond, but that didn’t stop Coach Eddie, Coach Scott and our Mighty Pirates from playing against Terrell County Greenwaves here at the Old Pirate basebal More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

Last week we had a little bit of a scare at Miller County High School. We were told that there may have been possible tuberculosis exposure within the high school system and that we all needed to be tested. More...

SGA's Good Citizens of the Month of March

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to honor the Good Citizens of the Month for March. These children were nominated by their teachers to receive this honor. This award is part of our character education program led by our counselor, Leslie Godwin. More...

Obituaries

MARGARET CARTER CRAWFORD

Margaret Carter Crawford, 99, of Sylvania passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017.  Graveside service was held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 7, at Iotla Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Leonard Marr and Rev. More...

HENRY B. SPOONER, III

Henry B. Spooner, III, age 84, of Fowlstown, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017.  Funeral services were held at 11: 00 a. m. on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ritchie Vaughn officiating. More...

CLAUDIA MAE SHEFFIELD OWENS

Claudia Mae Sheffield Owens, age 90, of Donalsonville passed away Tuesday morning, April 4, 2017.  A memorial service was held on Thursday evening, April 6, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. More...