May 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

54 MCHS Graduates Look to the Future

The Miller County High School Gymnasium was completely filled with parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends of the 2018 Miller County High School graduates on Friday evening, May 25, 2018.  More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety is investigating two separate shootings from last week that investigators believe to be related.  More...

Malcom Remembered on Memorial Day

Bill Strickland and Debra Heath, both of The Villages, Florida, visited Dan Malcom's gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in April.  While there, they had a serendipitous encounter with a lady who volunteers at Arlington. More...

Community

Dot Wainwright Discusses Emergency Alert Systems Benefits with FBC Keenagers

On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, Duren Williams welcomed the First Baptist Church Keenagers to their monthly meeting. The blessing was presented by Carol Newberry. Afterward, the 22 participants enjoyed a covered dish lunch. Immediately following the meal. More...

Italian mother picks mate

Giuseppe excitedly tells his mother he's fallen in love and that he is going to get married.  He says, "Just for fun, Mama, I'm going to bring over three women and you try and guess which one I'm going to marry."  The mother agrees.  T More...

LIBRARY NEWS

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School & Sports

MCHS Spring Sports Banquet Held

As the 2017-18 school comes to an end, so many memories have been made from students and school administration, faculty, and staff. With keyboard in hand, the last sports article of the year is being typed.  More...

SUMMER MEALS FOR ALL CHILDREN

USDA’s Summer Food Service Program provides FREE meals to kids at park & recreation areas, summer Bible schools & other sites in local communities during the summer. Any child, 18 and under, is eligible for FREE meals. More...

First Graders Learn Stranger Danger

The first graders at Miller County Elementary School recently learned all about stranger danger.  Sheriff Scott Worsley, Deputy Robert Grier, Investigator BJ Josey, along with the school resource officer, Melanie Williams, gave the students a le More...

Obituaries

HERMAN BAXLEY MCDUFFIE

Herman Baxley McDuffie, age 79, formerly of Havana, Florida, died Monday, May 21, 2018, at the Miller County Nursing Home. Mr. McDuffie was born in Calhoun County, Georgia, on December 6, 1938, to Rev. W. F. McDuffie and Grace Brown McDuffie. More...

LOIS WILLIS THOMAS

Lois Willis Thomas, age 98, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday evening, May 26, 2018, at Donalsonville Hospital.  Funeral services for Mrs. Thomas were held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. More...

JAMES FRANKLIN “JIM” COX

James Franklin “Jim” Cox, Jr., age 61, of Donalsonville, passed away Wednesday evening, May 16, 2018, in Bainbridge.  Funeral services for Mr. Cox were held on Sunday afternoon, May 20, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. More...

Accident Involving Gator Injures Two

An accident occurred Friday, May 25, 2018, that was bad, but could have been much, much worse. More...

Great Memorial Day Service Held in Colquitt

The annual Memorial Day Service was held Monday, May 27, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. in the Miller County Courtroom due to inclement weather.  More...

A joke

It was a terrible night, blowing cold and rain in a most frightful manner. More...

Growing Building Blocks

L.H. Pickle was my granddad to whom I owe much of my career. He built homes for a living, one of which was my childhood home. He worked all over, even in Florida where I now call home. More...

My Age

Have you ever been guilty of looking at others your own age and thinking, “surely I can't look that old.”  You'll love this one.  My name is Alice, and I was sitting in the waiting room for my first appointment with a new dentis More...

Religion

‘The All Seeing Eyes’

Inspiration

We recently had an annual celebration at church that always proves to be a memorable day—Homecoming. 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...

Living & Style

Miss Tomberlin to wed Mr. Rash

Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Tomberlin of Colquitt announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Samantha Tomberlin, to Joshua Harold Rash, son of Mrs. Peggy Rash and the late Mr. Robert Rash of Phenix City, Alabama. More...

Billy Grimsley and Jessica Swafford honored at party celebrating their upcoming marriage

A celebration party honoring Billy Grimsley and Jessica Swafford was held Saturday evening, May 5, 2018.  The lovely home of Buz, SueAnne and Miley Grimsley was the setting for the event.  It was a wonderful time for friends and family to m More...

•••••Google Pizza•••••

Hello! Is this Gordon's Pizza?  No, sir, it's Google Pizza.  I must have dialed a wrong number. Sorry.  No, sir, Google bought Gordon’s Pizza last month.  OK. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Use it or lose it -

We have a lot of firsts in this business, but a lady came in the office last week complaining that we didn't put all of the election returns in the graduation edition, and she wanted her 50¢ back. More...

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Road Trippin’ and Road Nibblin’

Whatever one’s outdoor pleasure, it is certain, at least on occasion, to require some extended travel time. Count on it. More...