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Giant volunteer turnip picked

Miller County folks are known to be great hunters, fishermen and farmers. More...

Community

Retired Educators Hold April Meeting

The Miller County Unit of the Georgia Retired Educators Association met on April 19, 2018. The 20 members and 10 guests enjoyed a delicious meal at the Moby Dick Restaurant. After the meal, Suzanne Wells conducted the meeting. More...

Teacher fails entire class-Wise Move

This explains why Socialism won't work, and always fails.  Is this professor one who deals with truth?  An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before but had recently failed an e More...

Mayor Dan Ponder to speak at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Commencement

TIFTON— Donalsonville Mayor Dan E. Ponder, Jr., will be the featured speaker at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College at Bainbridge commencement ceremony on May 10.  The 7 p.m. More...

School & Sports

Four Ways You Can Help Your Child Deal With Stress

Adults often complain they are “stressed out.” Increasingly, statistics show, American children are stressed out as well, and the effects on their health, emotional state, and cognitive ability can be significant.  More...

SGA’s ALPHA Club Visits Jekyll Island

SGA’s ALPHA Club traveled to Jekyll Island, GA on April 16, 2018. The third, fourth, and fifth graders learned about Georgia’s beach and marsh environment during their three day stay at Camp Jekyll. More...

Lady Pirates are Region Champs

The Lady Pirate Tennis Team finished the regular season as the Region 1A champions. They were undefeated in the region with an overall record of 15-1. More...

Obituaries

ROBERT LANE CAMPBELL

Mr. Lane Campbell, age 79, of Colquitt died Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at his residence. A memorial service was held Sunday, April 29, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Mother’s Home Free Will Baptist Church.  More...

WILLIAM ‘BILL’ THAD MCMICKLE

William “ Bill” Thad McMickle, Sr., age 97, of Donalsonville passed away Friday, April 27, 2018, at his residence.  Funeral services were held on Monday, April 30, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. More...

CINDY BUSH ROBINSON

Cindy Bush Robinson, age 69, of Donalsonville passed away Sunday evening, April 22, 2018, at her residence.  A memorial service was held on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 4:00 p. m. at Spring Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Brian Hatchett and Rev. More...

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Brenda Sheffield Obituary - Free Access

Jackie Brenda Miller Sheffield, age 76, of Colquitt, GA passed away Friday, May 4, 2018 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.    More...

Miller County Schools Conduct Drug Search

On April 24, 2018, the Miller County School System coordinated with the Miller County Sheriffs Department to conduct a drug dog walk-through. The visit was conducted, without warning, during a scheduled fire drill. More...

It’s Time To Vote

The General Primary is Tuesday, May 22, 2018, but early voting began last Monday, April 30, if you are a Miller County registered voter. More...

Bill Godfrey receives UGA " John Rauch Award"

During the University of Georgia‘s G-day festivities on April 21, Bill Godfrey was the recipient of the prestigious John Rauch Award. More...

Religion

Removing a Stubborn Stump

Inspiration

About two years ago I cut down a tree in our yard. It was attractive when it was in bloom, but it was in an inconvenient place, so I removed it. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Maybe you’ve heard of Stephenie Meyer? She wrote Twilight, a series of four novels about vampires and shape-shifters. Maybe you’ve read the books and/ or seen the movies. More...

The Joy of Old Age

This is what all of you 70+ year old, and yet to be, kids have to look forward to!  This is something that happened in an assisted living center where my wife used to work.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

THEFT BY TAKING  On April 22, 2018, Officer Austin Spence entered the Circle K and was advised by Roy Lee Miller of 514 Bush Street that on March 22, Christina Simmons entered the store and asked Miller to use his bike. More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

ASSAULT/  BATTERY  On April 20, 2018, Deputy Byron Cobb responded to 455 Newberry Chambers road in reference to an unwanted person.  Upon arrival, he spoke with the individuals involved in the incident, Jan Newberry of 455 Newberry Cha More...

Living & Style

Jerry Calhoun, Miller County Voter Registrar, Speaks to FBC Keenagers

On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, Gail Lovering welcomed the First Baptist Church Keenagers to their monthly meeting. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Summer Reading Program More...

' Be Particular ’

A very successful businessman had a meeting with his new son-in-law. "I welcome you into the family," said the businessman. "To show you how much we care for you, I'm making you a 50-50 partner in the business. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Internal shingles, bend over or something

They now have a new shingle and a new pneumonia shot. More...

Political Cartoon

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Loving the Long Way Home

“I‘ll get home in less than five hours,” said a friend as he prepared to depart from fishing camp. “How long will it take you?”  “I’m going back on the interstate,” offered another. More...