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Tough Way to Gather Corn

A call to 911 came in at 3:15 p.m. Friday, June 29, that a vehicle had gone into the ditch on Thompson Town Road, but no one was injured. More...

Miller County 10 & Under All-Stars Headed to State

The Miller County 10 and under All-Star Team is headed to play in the state tournament that will begin on Tuesday, July 10, in Hazelhurst.  The All-Stars were chosen from the three 10 and under teams at the end of the regular recreation season w More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Blakely - The Early County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two unrelated shootings that happened over the weekend in Blakely.  The first, a grandmother was shot while protecting her home and grandchild. More...

First Responders Exhibit Vehicles to Pirate Students

Thank you to the first responders who answered the call to educate our young people about public service and the alternatives that are offered to the citizens of this area. More...

•••••The Sneeze•••••

They walked in tandem, each of the 92 students filing into the already crowded auditorium. With their rich maroon gowns flowing and the traditional caps, they looked almost as grown up as they felt. More...

Obituaries

REV. WALTER “MONK” DANIELS

Rev. Walter “Monk” Daniels, age 85, of Iron City died Thursday, June 28, 2018, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.  Funeral services were held Sunday, July 1, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. More...

DONNA JEAN GREER POLLOCK

Donna Jean Greer Pollock, age 59, of Iron City passed away Wednesday evening, June 20, 2018, at her residence.  A memorial service was held on Sunday afternoon, June 24, 2018, at 2:00 p.m.at the Chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...

CHARLES BURTON FLOWERS

Charles Burton Flowers, age 79, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday, June 23, 2018, at his residence.  Mr. Flowers wishes were for no services to be held.  Mr. Flowers was born in Manatee County, FL, on October 30, 1938, to Claude L. More...

Breaking News - 7/5/2018 12:13 PM

A.J. Heard obituary - Free Access

Mr. A J Heard, age 87 of Donalsonville died Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at his residence.    More...

Breaking News - 7/5/2018 12:12 PM

Virginia Andrews obituary - Free Access

 Mrs. Virginia Donalson Andrews, age 95 of Boykin died Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at Seminole Manor in Donalsonville.    More...

Miller Co. Man Killed Saturday

According to the Coroner Death Investigation report, a Miller County man was ejected from his vehicle accident when it struck a culvert at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, June 30. More...

Advance Voting for July 24 Runoff Election Started Monday

Advance voting in the July 24 runoff election began Monday, July 2, and the opportunity to vote will be available weekdays for both Democratic and Republican voters over – the next three weeks - during regular business hours - until July 20. More...

Religion

‘Cling to What Really Endures’

Inspiration

Madeline and Addy are sometimes rather competitive when it comes to getting Papa’s attention. One of the ways that they try to please me is shutting down the video and sound equipment after church.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ACCIDENT  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

DAMAGE TO  PROPERTY  On Friday, June 22, 2018, Deputy Brent Haire responded to a call at the Sheriff’s Office in regards to damage to property at 1596 Brinson Highway. More...

Living & Style

It’s been 50 years - Class of 1968

“I can’t believe it’s been 50 years!” That was the most frequently heard comment at the 50th reunion for the Miller County High School Class of 1968. More...

A Southern Divorce

A judge was interviewing an Alabama woman regarding her pending divorce and asks, "What are the grounds for your divorce?"  "About four acres and a nice little home in the middle of the property with a stream running by."  "No," he said, "I More...

The 'Coyote Principle'

CALIFORNIA  The governor of California is jogging with his dog along a nature trail. A coyote jumps out and attacks the governor's dog, then bites the governor. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Vote like I do, like you want to vote!

We can, and should do better than that! More...

Political Cartoon

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

SQUIRREL HUNTERS HAVE A LESSON TO TEACH

Outdoor writer Clyde Ormond once wrote, “It is said that a successful squirrel hunter can sit so long and motionless against a hickory tree that his beard will grow through the trunk, and the only sound he will make is that of growing old.&rdqu More...