February 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

Bryant Garland Selected Ag Person of the Year

The Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce’s 19th annual Farmer Appreciation event was held as a luncheon on Thursday, February 8, and was a great success with more than 90 people in attendance. More...

Miller Co. Retired Educators meet

The Miller County Unit of the Georgia Retired Educators Association met on February 15, 2018. The 16 members and one guest met at the Moby Dick Restaurant. First, Becky Braswell welcomed everyone and called the meeting to order. More...

The Three Contractors

Three contractors bid on repair to the White House fence. One is from Chicago, another is from Kentucky, and the third is from New Orleans. All three go with a White House official to examine the fence. More...

School & Sports

Local Students Qualify for Duke Gifted Program

Four students from Southwest Georgia Academy's seventh grade class have been invited to join the Duke University Talent Identification Program’s prestigious 7th Grade Talent Search. More...

••••The children••••

At the Henry Street Hebrew School, Goldplate, the new teacher finished the lessen, and it was now time for questions and answers.  "Mr. Goldplate," said little Joey "There is something I cannot figure out"  "What is that Joey?" asked Mr. More...

School Lunch Menus

February 21- WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Scrambled Eggs, Toast, Jelly, Fruit Lunch - Mexican Rice w/Beef, Toasted Bread Toasted Ham/Cheese/WG Bun, Butter Peas, Corn on Cob, Garden Salad, Salsa, Fruit   More...

Obituaries

ROBERT EDWARD REGAN, SR.

Robert Edward Regan, Sr., age 74, of Iron City passed away Saturday morning, February 10, 2018, in Bainbridge.  Funeral services for Mr. Regan were held on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. More...

WANDA FAYE WHITTAKER

Wanda Faye Hornsby Whittaker, age 74, of Donalsonville passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  A memorial service was held on Monday, February 19, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. More...

MARCELL JOSEPH SHEFFIELD

Marcell Joseph Sheffield, age 78, of Iron City passed away Friday evening, February 16, 2018, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday morning, February 20, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. More...

New legislation for law officers

Atlanta - Miller County Sheriff Scott Worsley and Chief of Police Hollis Smith traveled to Atlanta last week to meet with Senator Dean Burke and to support the Compensation of Police and Sheriffs (COPS) Task Force Recommendations.  The Georgia More...

Hawkins Signs to Play Football for Fort Valley State

On Tuesday, February 6, Miller County High School held a scholarship signing in the Pirate’s Gymnasium.  More...

Religion

‘A Little Inquiry Can Go a Long Way’

Inspiration

As I approached our driveway one day a while back, I was greeted with the scene of my mailbox lying flat on the ground. The post was intact, but the box was totally severed from it. More...

Pastor’s Viewpoint

Pastor’s viewpoint is written by Charles ‘Buddy’ Whatley, a retired United Methodist pastor and, with Mary Ella, a missionary to the Navajo Reservation in Arizona.  More...

The Rabbi's wife

At Friday night services, Morris goes to his friend Irving and says, "I need a favor. I'm sleeping with the Rabbi's wife. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

THEFT OF LOST OR MISLAID PROPERTY On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Dell Perryman, an employee from Franklin’s Spring Creek Ford, came to the Colquitt Police Department to report a lost or mislaid tag. More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT   On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, Deputy Chris Goff responded to 1142 Grimsley Bridge Road in reference to a 911 dispatch call for attempt to take another person’s life.  The complainant was Deborah Jo Frazier of 2 More...

Living & Style

Valentine Kings and Queens Chosen at Senior Center

The Miller County Senior Center had so much fun Wednesday, February 14, 2018, celebrating Valentine’s Day. We enjoyed a delicious lunch and refreshments. There was so much hearty laughter as the clients participated in some hilarious games. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

Shopping in Heaven

If you seek to cheat others, you end up cheating yourself. Enjoy. Take time to read the very last sentence!  A minute read ... Read this story, and follow the recommendation at the end.  More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Old Tax, and It's just a penny!

I was in a Miller County Commissioner's meeting a while back when the item on the agenda was concerning who would be for a Special Purpose Local Option Sales and Use Tax that could or will give the county commissioners and the city the funds taxed on More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

A Cry in the Wilderness

Continuing from where I left off last week……. On the right, a deep opposition was brewing. More...