May 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Top seniors to speak at MCHS Graduation Friday evening

Sixty-seven graduates of Miller County High School will walk across the bridge Friday evening, May 25, 2018, to receive their high school diplomas. The ceremony will be held at Pirate Stadium, beginning at 8:00 p.m. More...

Community

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit Announces Local Scholarship Winner

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit presented Miller County High School senior, Victoria Fleet, a $1,000 scholarship to pursue her college education. Ms. Fleet plans to attend the University of Georgia to pursue a degree in Pre- Veterinary Medicine.  More...

Retired Educators Hold May Meeting

The Miller County Unit of the Georgia Retired Educators Association met on May 17, 2018. The 15 members and two guests enjoyed a delicious buffet at the Moby Dick Restaurant. After the meal, Maxine Summers introduced the guests of honor.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

Living & Style

Canadian Pharmacy Scandal Reveals the Dangers of Drug Importation

A U.S. district court in Montana just imposed a $34 million fine on Canada Drugs, an online pharmacy charged with selling counterfeit medications to unsuspecting Americans. Some of the drugs contained no active ingredients. More...

Let's go to the Movies

“Life of the Party”

For those of you who think I spent too much time last week whining about “Overboard” not being funny, just a heads up that “Life of the Party” this week is going to be more of the same. More...

Obituaries

ROY JUNIOR BURCH

Mr. Roy Junior Burch, age 78, of Colquitt died Friday, May 18 2018, at his residence.  More...

JOE GLYNN MCCALVIN

Joe Glynn McCalvin, age 66, of Donalsonville, passed away Friday afternoon, May 18, 2018, at his residence.  Funeral services for Mr. McCalvin were held on Monday afternoon, May 21, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. More...

GARLAND ASHLEY REGISTER

Garland Ashley Register, Sr., 80, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at Magnolia Place in Cairo. Ashley had been a resident at Magnolia Place.  Funeral services were held at the First Presbyterian Church Friday, May 18, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 10:41 AM

Primary Election Results - Free Access

Governor  L.S. "Casey" Cagle - 344  More...

Georgia State Patrol Preparing for Memorial Day Weekend Traffic

With summer fast approaching, South Georgia roads are expected to be very crowded with travelers.  The Georgia State Patrol said it believes Memorial Day weekend traffic will be especially busy. More...

Truck overturns at county-line

A semi loaded with charcoal overturned on SR91 north of Colquitt on Friday, May 18, just before crossing the Baker County line. The large semi overturned on a curve. More...

Early voting report

The final voting report for the early voting was reported last Friday, May 18, 2018 for the upcoming primary elections. According to the Miller County Board of Registrars, there was 360 electors who voted early, and 67 electors who voted absentee. More...

Religion

‘Our Plans Sometimes Come Up Short’

Inspiration

Gale and I do not get nearly as many opportunities to have a night out as we would like, but once in a while we get to go out on a date—just the two of us with no little ones in tow. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

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

School & Sports

Local Nursing Student Completes Program

On Saturday, May 5, ABAC at Bainbridge pinned 22 nurses at the Student Wellness Center Gymnasium.  Dr. More...

Hollie Williams Makes Dean’s List

Hollie Williams of Colquitt has been recognized for her academic achievement for the Spring 2018 semester by being placed on the Dean’s List at the University of West Georgia.  The Dean’s List recognizes students who achieve a grade More...

ABAC Receives Certification for Agricultural Education Program

After a positive vote from the members of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission at their recent meeting, the Agricultural Education Teacher Preparation program at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is fully accredited, and ABAC is ready to More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

What do you tell them? Things Change!

What do you tell a bunch of graduates who are smarter than you are?  More...

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

A GUIDE TO GUIDES

I get a lot of phone calls and emails from readers asking my advice on booking a fishing guide. “What makes a good guide and how do you know if one is good or bad before it’s too late?” is one of the most common queries. More...