September 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Early County Teenager Dies in Car Crash

The Georgia State Patrol said a young teen died Saturday in a one-car crash in Early County.  According to Trooper Jeromy C. Roberts, Marion Hudson, 14, died in the wreck.  It happened on Radney Road around 11:55 p.m. on Saturday. More...

MCHS Chooses Homecoming Court

Miller County High School is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Homecoming Representatives. The representatives were voted on and chosen by the student body.  The freshmen representatives are Morgan Cason and Jala George. More...

Community

Miller County Retired Educators Hold September Meeting Recently

The Miller County Unit of the Georgia Retired Educators Association met on Thursday, September 21, 2017. The 17 members and three guests enjoyed a delicious buffet meal at the Moby Dick Restaurant. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Ladawn Edwards, 25, was arrested Wednesday night after stabbing a man in an apartment on South West Street.  More...

Backspin brakes

Bill’s wife goes out to buy a car. The salesman says, I recommend this one. She asks why. The salesman says, “Because it has hydraulic backspin brakes. Get in and I’ll show you.”  More...

School & Sports

Hornets Sting Pirates, 42-38

This was the first Home game played on Pirate Field since August 25, and it was a heartbreaker for many. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

First Tuesday Book Club   More...

First State Bank of Colquitt Donates Sound System to Miller County Pre-K

Miller County Pre-K students and staff are very excited to receive a new sound system donated by First State Bank of Colquitt. Pre-K would like to thank First State Bank for their continued support of our little ones. More...

Obituaries

MARK ALAM ENGELMANN

Mark Alan Engelmann, age 51, of Colquitt passed away Monday, September 18, 2017.  More...

LAURA JONES DARLEY

Laura Jones Darley, age 49, of Donalsonville passed away Thursday morning, September 21, 2017, at her residence.  More...

LOYDE EDWARD ALDAY

Loyde Edward Alday, age 85, of Donalsonville passed away on Tuesday evening, September 19, 2017, at his home.  A graveside memorial service was held on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. More...

Pirate Pride Band Recognizes Cancer Loved Ones at Halftime

During the halftime of the football game this past Friday night, a wonderful and spectacular halftime show was presented by Mrs. Holly Thomas, Ms. More...

Cleveland and Johnson Break Record

Friday night, September 15, 2017, the Miller County Pirates traveled to Camilla to take on the Baconton High School Blazers. More...

Religion

‘Not a False Alarm This Time’

Inspiration

Occasionally my wife and I get away to spend some time together. Sometimes it might be attached to a working trip, but I suppose that is better than nothing. I recall one of those getaways as we left town to attend a church function in Columbus. More...

God's Grand Plan

1 Thessalonians 5:23- 24 It's amazing but true that God's grand plan for your life is far greater than you can imagine. More...

•Just for Grins•

Death "Do you believe in life after death?" The boss asked one of his employees. "Yes, sir," the new employee replied. "Well, then, that makes everything just fine," the boss went on. More...

Living & Style

The Bottle of Wine

For all of you who are married, were married, wish you were married or wish you were not married, this is something to smile about the next time you see a bottle of wine.  Fred was driving home from one of his business trips, in Northern Arizona More...

Ladies Luncheon Held at Colquitt UMC

The community-wide ladies luncheon was held Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at Colquitt United Methodist Church.  Those attending were treated to a program of music by Suzanne Aslin and enjoyed sampling the array of delicious salads.  Each t More...

The most important thing in life!

Once you read this, you will understand!  A young man learns what's most important in life from the guy next door.  Over the phone, his mother told him, "Mr. Belser died last night. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

“We Say Thanks”

Once again I am subbing for my grandfather in writing his column as he remains in Birmingham. Good news to report, Ye Scribe is out of the hospital and now in a rehab center, receiving occupational, physical, and speech therapy. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Nostalgia of the “Fowl” Variety

My friend Pat and I don’t get together often, but when we do it’s comforting. I’m an avid birder, and Pat enjoys keeping and tending chickens. More...