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Stings like a yellow jacket

"Toole, come out here, and I'll show you something you need to see," a friend called last Thursday. More...

Community

Historic Graduation: BSC awards its first ever Bachelor of Science Degrees

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, Bainbridge State College history was made. Eight graduates were the first to ever receive a Bachelor of Science degree at the Institution.  More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - A vehicle crashed through the front of the Inland convenience store on Shotwell Street around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. The car broke through the wall of the building and came to a rest on top of a rack of propane gas tanks. More...

'Let there be...'

A five-year-old girl loved her cat, In the family's devotions, the lesson was about taking good care of pets. More...

Living & Style

Miss Bridges to wed Mr. Warren

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Washington Bridges IV of Damascus announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Madison Bridges, to Joshua Dean Warren of Sylvania. Mr. Warren is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brett Warren, also of Sylvania.  More...

Let's go to the Movies

‘The Mummy’

“The Mummy” is the first official entry in the “Dark Universe,” a franchise where Universal aims to revive its classic movie monsters and have them mingle. Think of it as a variation on the Marvel and DC Extended Universes. More...

Ben and Jeffery Go a Huntin'

The best place to start with this is in the beginning.  You see, Ben was going to have some dental work done, and figured he was going to need some help getting through it.  More...

Obituaries

BOBBY EMORY RICHARDSON, SR.

Bobby Emory Richardson, Sr., age 80, of Colquitt died Monday, June 5, 2017, at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 8, 2017, at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. Boyd Evans and Rev. More...

NAN WILLIAMS DEFOOR

February 11, 1925 - June 10, 2017

The third child of Byron Bennett William Sr. and Pearl Chambers Williams, Nan Elizabeth was born shortly after the family moved from Colquitt to Live Oak, Florida. More...

STEVE MANCY HAIRE

Mr. Steve Mancy Haire, age 68, of Colquitt died Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Fletcher Sheffield officiating.  More...

Health

10 ways to reduce your skin cancer risk

Warmer days are here, encouraging outdoor activities such as swimming, walking, gardening, or even just being outside to soak up the sunshine. But exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays is the leading cause of skin cancer, says Dr. More...

Breaking News - 6/15/2017 3:42 PM

Obit - Jimmy Davis - Free Access

Jimmy L. Davis, 78, of Valdosta died on Thursday,  June 15, 2017 just as he lived his life, at home surrounded by family members who adored him.  For years, he bravely fought against an incurable disease.  More...

MC BOE Hires Two New Principals for 2017- 2018 School Year

The Miller County Board of Education has hired two new principals to join the staff for the upcoming school year. Allen Martin will be the new elementary school principal. Princess Ndow will be the new high school princpal. More...

New Deputy Joins Miller County Sheriff’s Department

Miller County Sheriff Scott Worsley is proud to announce that Byron Cobb has joined the sheriff’s department as a deputy.  Cobb comes highly recommended from the Athens Clarke County Police Department where he was employed for eight years More...

Religion

‘Travel Agent or Tour Guide?’

Inspiration

In their book, Simple Church, Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger include a brief discussion regarding what they view as the difference between a travel agent and a tour guide.  More...

School & Sports

Ameris Bank presents check to STAR Student

Ameris Bank employees recently presented Miller County High School 2017 STAR student, Adre’ana Ethredge with a check on her behalf to Georgia Institute of Technology. More...

Billy Grimsley Graduates From Troy University

William Eugene Grimsley III, “Billy” of Colquitt graduated May 12, 2017 with a bachelor of science in communications arts. More...

MCES Announces Honor Roll

1st Grade: 4th Nine Weeks Honor Roll  Principals  Holly Blankenship , Zach Blankenship, Kylie Brackin , Caden Bradford, Kirsten Davis, Creek Durden, Jaleya Finch, Ghanum Heard, Jillian Higginbotham, Jadyn Mitchell, Neil Patel, Cooper Presto More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

We will miss Bobby -

I lost a good friend last week, and this community lost a good citizen. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Music of the Marsh

Ever get the feeling you’re just somehow supposed to be precisely where you are at some precise moment? That happens often to me. I suppose that isn’t surprising, though. More...