March 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Five Pirates sign with Point University

On Monday, March 20, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., family and friends were on hand to watch five MCHS young senior athletes sign for a full scholarship to Point University in West Point, Georgia, to be a part of their football program.   More...

Community

Local World War II and Korean War Veterans Honored by Patriotic Group

The Joel Early Chapter of Iron City, along with the Valdosta Chapter and the William Dunaway Chapter of Marianna, Florida, (the premier patriotic lineage organization), Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), had some very special guests at their mont More...

Culpepper Serves As Page at Capitol

On March 14, 2017, Matthew Culpepper served as a Page for the Georgia House of Representatives at the State Capitol in Atlanta.  While at the Capitol, he assisted legislators, constituents, staff and other officials during the 154th Georgia Gene More...

I used to be a regular guy

I was born white, which now, whether I like it or not, makes me a racist.  I am a fiscal and moral conservative, which by today’s standards, makes me a fascist.  I am heterosexual, which according to gay folks, now makes me a homophob More...

Obituaries

CAREY ROUNTREE

After a long and valiant battle with cancer, Carey Anthony Rountree of Marietta died peacefully on March 21, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was 64 years old.  More...

IVA MAE BAILEY

Mrs. Iva Mae Bailey, age 89 of Colquitt died Sunday, March 26, 2017 at St. Marys Hospice House in Athens.  Funeral services will be Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Cooks Union Methodist Church. More...

LOY DARYL ANDREWS

Loy Daryl Andrews, age 60, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Pine Pointe Hospice in Macon.  Graveside services were held Friday, March 17, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery in Cochran with the Rev. More...

Health

Foods to reverse brain damage

Attempting challenging puzzles and reading up on the theory of relativity aren’t the only ways to keep your brain at its finest. The right diet also can do wonders, improving the brain’s function and even helping to reverse brain damage. More...

Two injured in bicycle/ truck accident Sunday

On Sunday, March 26, 2017, at approximately 5:11 p.m., a call went out from dispatch that an accident had occurred involving a youth on a bicycle and a vehicle on Martin Luther King Jr. Street and Danny Street.  More...

MC Board of Education Names James Phillips as Sole Finalist for Superintendent of Schools

The Miller County Board of Education began the process for a Superintendent search on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. More...

Religion

‘Coming Soon-- More Feet at Papa’s Table!’

Over the past few years Gale and I have had discussions about repainting our house, but we both agreed that we should wait until the grandkids get a little bigger. More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT  REPORTS  Damage To Property  More...

School & Sports

SGA announces Early County Farm Bureau contest winners

SGA is proud to announce the Early County Farm Bureau contest winners: first place, Caroline Harper; second place, Ethan Barron; and third place, Abby Bruner. More...

SGA Announces Honor Roll For Third Nine Weeks Grading Period

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to announce the Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll for grades 5-12. In order to be on honor roll, students must have an 87 or above in their classes, and all conduct grades must be satisfactory.  5th grade:  More...

SGA Announces New Head Football Coach

Southwest Georgia Academy announced on Tuesday, March 21, that Daniel McFather would become their new head football coach to begin the 2017 season.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Good times and bad times

There has been lots going on in the past week, here and close by. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Remembering the Riverman

I met him on a sandbar on the Alabama side of the Chattahoochee River, somewhere between the Andrews Dam at Columbia and the big rocky bend near Gordon. It was spring, 1969. I was almost 17. More...