November 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Veteran’s Day Observed Inside

It was a wet day, but a day lae to ovserve Veterens Day, 2018, inside the courtroom of the Miller County Courthouse. More...

Community

Miller County Retired Educators Enjoy Thanksgiving Meal

On Thursday November 8, 2018, the Miller County Unit of the Retired Teachers Association held its annual Thanksgiving luncheon at the Miller County Pre-K Cafeteria. More...

Area News Around Us

Blakely - Thompson Chevrolet-Buick-GMC is changing names to Blakely Chevrolet-Buick-GMC this week as it undergoes a change in ownership. Olin and Fletcher Thompson announced the sale of the 77-year-old family dealership effective October 30.  More...

The fiancé - God will provide

A young woman brought her fiancé home to meet her parents. More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CRIMINAL TRESPASS  On Friday, November 2, 2018, Deputy Whitehead responded to a call regarding a criminal trespass at 141 Grimsley Road, Colquitt, GA. The victim’s information was withheld.  POSSESSION OF  MARIJUANA  More...

Failure to Stop at Stop Sign Results in Two Vehicle Accident

A two vehicle accident happened Monday, November 5, 2018 at approximately 12:00 noon.  Miller County EMS, Miller County Fire and Rescue, Miller County Sheriff’s Department and the Georgia State Patrol responded to the scene.  Accordin More...

Living & Style

Picture of the Past

Most of you will not recognize these people since you were not born yet, or you don’t recognize them due to their youth. 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.  The New Orleans contractor ta More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Election time?

What an election? They call this midterm. In this small, rural county for the first time in many elections, we hit the 60%. More...

‘Those Were the Days, My Friends, We Thought They Would Never End’

When we were in our teens, in the ninth grade, we had the world by the tail. We were living with our parents, our food, electricity, and a lot of our everyday clothes were all furnished by them. Only our spending money had to come from us. More...

Political Cartoon

Promises made then, promises made now! More...

Governor’s Race Still Undecided

As of Monday morning, November 12, 2018, the governor’s race in Georgia is still undecided.  Stacey Abrams’ campaign on Sunday filed a federal lawsuit asking a judge to delay vote certifications in Georgia’s unsettled governor& More...

Pirates Defeat Rebels in first Round of Playoffs

What an awesome game between the Miller County Pirates and the Turner County Rebels! A great defense was played from both sides of the field. There was a game delay due to heavy lightning, thunder, and a heavy downpour of rain. More...

MC Football Player Rusty Kelley Remembered

Prior to game time last Friday night, our Miller County football quarterback Dylan Johnson approached   More...

Religion

‘Sit Down and Have a Talk’

Inspiration

Like so many in our community, my wife and I have been quite busy lately and the need for a change of scenery was becoming increasingly apparent to me. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

In the garden of Eden, God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it” (Genesis 1:29). More...

Life

LIFE is an acronym people have forgotten about. In today’s world it is about gossiping, slandering, control, self, jealousy, etc.  In my world it means love is forever eternal. More...

School & Sports

Miller County High School Yearbook Staff Serves Lunch to Retired Educators

On November 8, 2018, several members of the Miller County High School Yearbook Staff honored retired educators by serving them their traditional Thanksgiving lunch. The delicious meal was prepared by Ms. More...

SGA takes on Briarwood in State Playoffs With A Win

The Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors played the Briarwood Academy Buccaneers Friday night at home in the first round of the GISA state AA playoffs.  More...

Do You Like Getting Older?

I can hit the golf ball any way I can and laugh if it goes in the lake.  Them's the breaks. I'm just happy I can still hit that golf ball.  I am sending this to those on my Seniors because it is so well written. More...

Obituaries

CATHY JEAN MATKIN

Cathy Jean Matkin Mrs. Cathy Jean Matkin, age 63, of Colquitt died Sunday, November 11, 2018, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services will be Friday, November 16, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...

LOWELL ALLEN DRAKE

Lowell Allen Drake, age 81, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 .  Funeral services for Mr. Drake were held on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. Phillip Kirkland and Rev. More...

JEANETTE EASTERWOOD

Jeanette Easterwood, age 86, of Iron City passed away Tuesday morning, November 6, 2018, at her residence.  Graveside services for Mrs. Easterwood were held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. More...