December 20, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Senior Center Celebrates Christmas

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, the Miller County Senior Center enjoyed a lot of laughter and singing.  Approximately 48 people gathered to celebrate some Christmas cheer and sing Christmas carols while Rod Bryan and Rebecca Hyzny accompanied us w More...

LIBRARY NEWS

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Couple Graduates Together For the Third and Final Time

On December 9, 2017, at Valdosta State University's Fall Commencement Ceremony, Kimberly Kennedy and Will Heard turned their tassel for the third time together since kindergarten.  More...

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa was held at the James W. Merritt, Jr., Memorial Library on December 2. Children, ages 2-9, visited with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus and made their requests for presents. More...

Consumer Q’s

Q&A with the GA Dept of Agriculture

Question: Where can I learn some basics of designing a landscape? I have purchased a home and the landscape is barren. I don’t know where to begin. Should I hire someone? More...

Wilson Named Chief Relationship Manager

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit announced today that Brian Wilson has been named Chief Relationship Manager. Mr. More...

Humbug 'Letters from Santa'

Columbus, GA—(December 8, 2014)—The holiday season continues with another scam targeting consumers looking for “Letters from Santa.” The websites promise a customized letter from Santa, but do not deliver on their promise.&nbs More...

Senior warning!

Here is is something that happened recently at the assisted living center we live at. The people who live there have small apartments, but we all eat at a central dining facility.  More...

Captain Jack’s Seafood Grille

A group of 15-year-old boys discussed where should they meet for dinner. It was agreed they would meet at the McDonald's next to Captain Jack's Seafood Grille because they only had six dollars among them. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Tuesday, Dec. 5, at approximately 1 p.m., Bainbridge Public Safety Investigator Mark Esquivel received a call from Bainbridge- Decatur Recreation Authority Director, Al Kelley in reference to damage to property.  More...

Two Semi Trucks Collide

On Thursday, December 7, 2017, at approximately 6:23 p.m., a call went out from dispatch that an accident involving two semi trucks had occurred at Georgia 1 and Georgia 91.  More...

Letter from Heaven

To: All My Family   More...

Mrs. Kittie’s 2nd Grade Art Classes Make Christmas Cards for Nursing Home

Mrs. Kittie’s MCES second grade art classes made Christmas cards for the Miller County Nursing Home residents. The students applied their knowledge of abstract art while making the cards. Mrs. More...

Garden Club has Christmas Luncheon

The Colquitt Garden Club members met at The Tarrer for their Christmas Luncheon. They were welcomed into a lovely decorated room, had great food and enjoyed wonderful fellowship with each other. More...

3 Tips To Reduce Holiday Stress and Preserve Marital Bliss

The holidays arrive and with them come those endless lists of gifts to buy, decorations to put up and parties to attend. More...

Text from neighbor

A man received the following text from his neighbor:  More...

Another Jack

Jack had been a compulsive worrier for years, to the point it was ruining his life. He saw a psychologist who recommended a specialist who could help him. His friend, Bob, noticed a dramatic change and asked, "What happened? 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...

Best bartender joke

A suspended lawyer, an illegal alien, a pathological liar, a communist, a Muslim, a terrible golfer and, a black guy walk into a bar.  The bartender asks: “What'll it be, Mr. formr President?”   More...

Rascal's Christmas Story

Rascal was lying on his back counting the stars. It was unusually clear and bright tonight. He pondered: so why are there so many lights turned on tonight? Why is it so quiet? Why didn’t Brownie come to see me today? More...

Two Vehicle Accident on Main Street

A two vehicle accident occurred Monday, December 11, 2017, at the intersection of Fourth Street and Main Street.  Colquitt Police Department, Miller County Sheriff ’s Department and the Georgia State Patrol responded to the scene.  Th More...

Bar on a cruise ship

A lady went to the bar on a cruise ship and ordered a Scotch, with two drops of water. More...

Give More for Less this Holiday Season

(StatePoint) The holidays are a great time to shower friends and family with wonderful gifts. As you check off your holiday shopping list, remember that even small gifts can add up quickly to cost a bundle. More...