November 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bless Your Art Festival

The downtown area of Colquitt was festive and alive on Saturday when the Colquitt Miller Chamber of Commerce hosted the second Bless Your Art Southern Folk Life Festival on Saturday, October 28, 2017.  A threat of rain was in the forecast but he More...

Community

Kindred Hospice Collects 1,448 Pounds of Food for area Salvation Army Food Pantry

Staff members from Kindred Hospice of Bainbridge collected approximately 1,448 pounds of food donations recently as part of the company’s 13th annual food drive held at Kindred and affiliated home health and hospice locations across the country More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Friday night, Bainbridge Public Safety Officer Christopher Prindle arrested Justin Thomas, 30, after attempting to conduct a field interview and finding him in possession of ecstasy and marijuana with intent to distribute.  More...

Not a regular person

I used to think I was just a regular person, but . . . I was born white, which now, whether I like it or not, makes me a racist. I am a fiscal and moral conservative, which by today's standards, makes me a fascist. More...

School & Sports

Students Place at GA National Fair

Miller County fifth and sixth grade students did a great job participating in the Georgia National Fair by competing in the Georgia Living Youth Educational Exhibits. More...

‘Touch A Truck’ Enjoyed by Miller County Students

On Wednesday, October 18, students attending the Miller County School System were visited by many personnel from several of our Emergency Service Departments. More...

Red Ribbon Week Parade Held

The Miller County Schools, along with Head Start, celebrated Red Ribbon Week with a parade on Friday morning, October 27.  More...

Obituaries

MARY ALICE ISLERLANTON

Mary Alice Isler-Lanton, age 88, of Jakin passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at her residence.  Funeral services for Mrs. Isler-Lanton were held on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. More...

HUBERT FULTON MOORE

Mr. Hubert Fulton Moore, age 67, passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017.  Services for Mr. Moore were held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 30, 2017, at the Cadwell Chapel of Cox Funeral Home with the Rev. David Grubbs officiating. More...

BETTY CAROLYN HAIRE

Betty “Carolyn” Haire of Bainbridge passed away at her home at Miller County Nursing Home on Sunday, October 29, 2017.  The funeral service will be held at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 a.m. More...

Shawn Whitaker, RN, Receives 2017 Nurse Executive of the Year Award

Shawn Whittaker, RN, of Miller County Hospital/ Hospital Authority of Miller County, was selected by HomeTown Health, LLC as the recipient of the 2017 Nurse Executive of the Year Award at the HomeTown Health 18th Annual Fall Conference held at Callaw More...

Planting for the Future Tree Dedication Held Sunday

The Miller County Retired Educators Association held the “Planting for the Future” Tree Dedication Ceremony Sunday afternoon, October 29, 2017, at the Miller County Schools Cafeteria. More...

Fall Back 1 Hour

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Religion

‘Courage is a Powerful Tool’

Inspiration

Bicycle riding was a big part of my life when I was growing up; if I wanted to go somewhere, no matter if the weather was hot or cold, I would ride my bicycle to my destination. More...

God's accuracy!

When God solves our problems, we have faith in His abilities.  When God doesn't solve our problems, He has faith in our abilities.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS FORGERY   On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, Chief Investigator Richard Morgan spoke with Martine Phillips of Phillips Brothers Farms. Mr. More...

Motorists urged to watch for deer

Watch out for deer on and near the roads! Motorists are urged to exercise caution during the fall as this is a time of peak deer activity, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. More...

Living & Style

Mayor Declares November 5 To Be Retired Educators Day

By Dr. Gail H. Lovering, Secretary, Miller County Retired Educators Association  Governor Nathan Deal has declared Sunday, November 5, 2017, as Retired Educators Day. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

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Talking Frog

A guy is 86 years old and loves to fish.  He was sitting in his boat the other day when he heard a voice say,  "Pick me up."  He looked around and couldn't see any one. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Believe it or not -

This being sick is good and bad in so many ways. I really am doing better. Betty Jo put me out to get the mail last Wednesday at the post office. She is most protective and didn't want to stay in the car, but she did. More...

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Outrunning the Blues

Doin’ the road. Runnin’ from the blues. Motorized. Too hot to walk.  Maybe too hot to drive soon. My truck’s air conditioner only works on one speed. One, two and three went out some time ago. More...