April 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Bees are buzzing

The next time you think about kicking or trimming a bush or a tree, think about what might be in that bush or tree.  Last time Brandon Chambless called me to get a photo of him was about a year ago this time.  More...

Community

April is Confederate History & Heritage Month

In 2009 the Georgia Legislature passed Senate Bill 27 which officially and permanently designates April each year as Confederate History and Heritage Month. In 1874, the legislature designated April 26 as Confederate Memorial Day. More...

Colquitt Garden Club Meets at the Butterfly Garden April 10

In spite of threatening rain, Colquitt Garden Club members persevered and got a lot done. Karen Tabb with the help of county employee Alice got the preliminary work done on Monday. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Summer Reading Program   The Summer Reading Program is coming soon! Starting May 14, come to the library to sign up and receive your reading log. More...

School & Sports

CHAMPS Graduation Held at Miller County High School Gym

On Thursday, April 5, at 9: 00 a. m., Miss Jessica Sexton’s fifth 5th graders attended the CHAMPS graduation. It was held in the Miller County High School Gym. CHAMPS stands for choosing healthy activities and methods promoting safety. More...

Miller County High School Track Team Advances

Recently our MCHS Track Team has been competing against some other pretty good Region track teams under the coaching ability of Head Coach LaTonya Cratic, Assistant Coach Anthony Thompson (Twiddy Bird), RSO Officer Melanie Williams, and Manager Darui More...

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A 76-year-old Class of 59 man is having a drink in a Charley’s Tavern. Suddenly a gorgeous girl enters and sits down a few seats away. The girl is so attractive that he just can't take his eyes off her. More...

Obituaries

BETTY GENE PARR GODSEY

Betty Gene Parr Godsey, age 83, passed away peacefully Friday, April 6, 2018.  Betty Gene was born in Miller County on May 29, 1934, and graduated from Miller County High School, Class of 1952. More...

LYTODD WOLFE

A Celebration of Life Service for Lytodd Wolfe, Jr. was held on Sunday, April, 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m.. at Seminole County High School Gym located at 5582 Georgia Highway 39, Donalsonville with Pastor Maurice McDaniels, officiating.   More...

EMILY WILEY EASOM

Emily Wiley Easom, age 92, of Donalsonville passed away April 12, 2018.  Funeral services were held on Monday, April 16, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. David Williams officiating.   More...

Mavis Yates Greene Obituary - Free Access

Mavis Yates Greene, 84, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018. More...

Lady Onyx All-Star Cheerleaders Take Home First Place in Cheer Competition

The PowerHouse Pirates Black Pearls and Lady Onyx All-Star Cheerleaders traveled to Orange Beach, Alabama, the weekend of April 6-8 to compete in the Beach National Cheerleading competition hosted by Deep South Spirit events.  More...

Religion

Take Time to Better Understand Each Other

Inspiration

I received a call one night from a little girl who had the sound of urgency in her voice, but I could not decipher her words. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

THEFT OF SERVICES  On April 10, 2018, Officer Lonnie Wade was radioed by Chief Hollis Smith to be en route to 456 East Main Street in reference to speaking to the complainant, Juanita Johnson Pierce, in reference to theft of service.  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

THEFT BY TAKING  On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Deputy Brent Haire and Sheriff Scott Worsley responded to a call at the location of Dutch Road at the intersection of East Sheffield Road in regard to a theft by taking.  Upon arrival, Deputy Ha More...

Living & Style

Beta Sigma Phi Celebrates Founders Day

As Beta Sigma Phi celebrates its 87th year, we come together to honor our sisterhood and to renew our vows and pledge to give the best that is in us to our organization and humanity.  Our organization was founded by Walter W. More...

Good Lessons for Anyone

1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. 4. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and parents will. Stay in touch. 5. More...

Bath Night in Ireland

An Irish couple took in an 18-year-old girl as a lodger. She asked if she could have a bath, but the woman of the house told her they didn't have a bath, although if she wanted to, she could use a tin bath in front of the fire.  More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's up to you to vote for more taxes!

The Washington, D.C. Swamp is in bad need of a plunger. The drain is clogged, and it seems the hole is stopped with Clintons and Muellers. More...

Now You Know More!

So you thought you knew everything-  A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.  A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.  A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.  A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.  A goldfish has a memory span More...

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