October 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Homecoming court selected

The student body at Miller County High School recently voted and selected homecoming representatives for the 2012- 2013 Homecoming Court.  Representing the ninth grade are Tykeria Holmes and Sky Stovall. More...

Deep South Motorcycle Challenge to be held here

If you want to see some of the best motorcycle riders anywhere.   The highly competive riders are from all around this area, and the county. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Stanley Bell, the athletic director for the City of Bainbridge, has been suspended from his job, City Manager Chris Hobby confirmed Tuesday.  The suspen s ion is pending further review and/ or appeal and no final action has been ta More...

Class of 1945 celebrates 67th reunion

September 14, 2012, nine class members and guests met at Helen's Pirate's Cove Restaurant at 5:00 p.m. for their 67th 1945 class reunion.  More...

Baker County decision pending on alleged election fraud

Accusing the opposition of buying absentee votes, officially defeated Baker County Sheriff’s office candidate Tim Williamson took his opponent to court.  More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

O’Canada!

I like the Canadians I’ve met. They’re nice folks. They drive south in winter, bringing with them their culture, customs and money. Those with whom I’ve spent time are kind, courteous and easy to befriend. More...

FFA News

Several members of the Miller County FFA Chapter and 4-H exhibited their livestock this past weekend at the Georgia National Fair in Perry. More...

State trooper checking

A Georgia State Trooper is patrolling late at night off the main highway. He sees a couple in a car, with the interior light brightly glowing.  He carefully approaches the car to get a closer look. More...

Obituaries

BARRY SCOTT SHELTON

Barry Scott Shelton passed from this world on the afternoon of Thursday, September the 27, 2012.  He was born in Colquitt, on July 8 1954, the son of Harry and Hazel Shelton. More...

HARRY ALLEN BOYD

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CLARENCE DONICE GODWIN

Mr. Clarence Donice Godwin, age 72, of Iron City, passed away Wednesday October 3, 2012.  Funeral services were held Friday, October 5, at 3:00 p.m. at Rock Pond Church.  Evans-Skipper Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.   More...

BOE meeting resumed first meeting

The Miller County Board of Education meeting of the newly appointed board resumed Monday evening, October 8, at the Miller County Courtroom.  More...

Pirates shut out Cougars, 22-0

Prior to game-time, our Miller County Pirate Pride Marching Band performed a pre-game show. The Pirate fans enjoyed listening to “Hey Song,” “Heard It through the Grapevine,” and our own MCHS Alma Mater. More...

Farm equipment safety on Geor gia r oads a mus t

Crashes involving farm equipmentonGeorgia’sroads increasedby33%in2011,and asharvestseasonisunderway, leaders of the state’s agriculture and highway safety agencies are joining forces to draw attention to the need for safety on the state&r More...

Religion

Good Deeds Bring Joy

Inspiration

many things that bring me fulfillment is that of doing something or giving something special to someone. I had the opportunity to experience that satisfaction at least a couple of times over the past few days. More...

‘Early to bed and early to rise’

My father was not what you would call a literate person. Apart from the Bible, he did not read much of anything else on a regular basis. I can remember as a young person him quoting a greatAmerican patriot, Benjamin Franklin. More...

Public Safety

Public Notices

STATE OF GEORGIA  COUNTY OF MILLER  NOTICE OF SALE  More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY  REPORTS   More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS

September 27 799G • Patrol, 2x • Paper served • Civil matter • EMS call • Traffic stop • Total mileage, 163 799R • Spoke with subject at Sheriff’s office • Assist motorist, Crawford St.  More...

Living & Style

LIBRARY NEWS

Introduction to  Microsoft Excel 2010  More...

Scarecrow Voting Information

Who will be the winner of the coveted first Scarecrow competition? Remember to cast your vote at the Market on the Square by October 16. More...

Braswell-Nobles reunion held recently

The Braswsell and Nobles Family met at the American Legion Hall in Colquitt, for their 42nd Annual Reunion on Sunday, September 23, 2012.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Who? What? Why? When?

"Terry Toole, I'll tell you what I don't like about you or your newspaper-" is what one of my friends came in to tell me last week.  My stock answer is that we don't make the news, we try to report it, the good, the bad and the ugly.  More...

Up In Smoke

Well, this week is Fire Prevention week. This is the one-week of the year where we in the fire service are supposed to educate our citizens on fire safety. More...