May 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

MC Health Department conducting follow-up TB tests May 8 at MCHS

On May 8, public health officials will return to Miller County High School to conduct follow-up skin tests for approximately 500 individuals who may have been exposed to tuberculosis. More...

Community

FBC Keenagers hear from Health Department

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Duren Williams welcomed the First Baptist Church Keenagers to their monthly meeting. The blessing was presented by JoAnne Holland. Afterward, the 30 participants enjoyed a covered dish lunch. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety investigators busted Kent Lee Webb, 40, Thursday for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, bags of marijuana, ecstasy and molly.  The arrest occurred on Butler Ferry Road in Bainbridge.  More...

Gov. Deal signs House Bill 208

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Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Theft of Services  On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Colquitt Police Department had a person walk up to the police department in reference to theft of services.  More...

Living & Style

Class of 1952 Celebrates 65th Reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1952 held its 65th reunion Friday, April 14, and Saturday, April 15.  More...

Ramblings of a retired mind

I found this timely, because today I was in a store that sells sunglasses, and only sunglasses. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Calling All Cowboys   More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Most of us are doing better than we deserve

One of the things we look forward to as we do what we all do, if we stay here is to go to the doctor. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Back Down to Earth

I’ve been in the outdoors writing business a right smart while now, and I’ve reached the conclusion that I’m a pretty fair chronicler and scribe. Not the best, mind you, just good. At least a fair amount of the time. More...

SGA Grad killed in Iraq

The Pentagon has identified a U.S. Army paratrooper killed by an improvised explosive device while serving in Iraq. More...

Newly elected Sheriff Worsley to be sworn in May 12

One of the most asked questions was answered Monday morning, May 1, concerning when the newly elected sheriff will be sworn in?  The run-off election held April 18, 2017 gave Colquitt Police Chief Scott Worsley the votes in a two man race of bei More...

Some Miller County Lady Pirates Track Team to Go to State

Miller County Lady Pirates Track Team Explodes! These Lady Pirates came in ninth place overall. The Miller County Lady Pirate B-Team Alexis Williams, Zykeria Bush, Ty’Yonna Wiggins, and CoCo Johnson came in 12th place overall. More...

Religion

‘Watch Your Step At All Times’

Inspiration

After watering my garden the night before, I went out to check things out to see how my vegetables were progressing. Everything looked pretty good as far as I could tell. That is, until I noticed something present that was unwelcome — a snake! More...

•••••Pastor's Viewpoint•••••

If I said “squall,” you might think I was talking about a baby crying. More...

Make a Joyful noise unto God

Some states (Maryland, Michigan & 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...

School & Sports

Lady Pirates Advance To The Final Four

On Friday, April 28, the Lady Pirate Tennis Team hosted the Telfair Trojans at Spring Creek Park. It was extremely hot, but the Lady Pirates fought and never gave up! The Lady Pirates won by a score of 3 – 1. More...

Save money by taking more classes each semester

Taking more classes each semester may help you cut the cost of college, according to KHEAA. That’s important if you’ll need student loans to help pay for your education.  More...

Brock Ward Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Brock Ward of Colquitt was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Ward was initiated at University of Georgia.  More...

Obituaries

NELSON C. WESTBROOKS

Nelson C. Westbrooks, Jr., 89, of Bainbridge formerly of Brunswick, GA, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017.  The funeral service was held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Brown officiating. More...

GLORIA SAMMONS MARTIN

Gloria Sammons Martin, 81, of 147 Oklahoma Street, Blakely, passed away at her home on Sunday afternoon, April 30, 2017.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 2, at 11:00 a.m. at the Colomokee Baptist Church with Rev. T. J. More...

MIRIAM STEWART

Miriam Stewart, age 88, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Donalsonville Hospital.  Funeral services will be led by the Rev. Raymond Gutterman and Rev. More...