April 19, 2017 RSS feed / Community

MCHS Class of 1954 celebrates 63rd reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1954 held its 63rd class reunion Friday, April 14, 2017, at Moby Dick Restaurant in Colquitt. More...

Notes from the Central Office

TB testing has been completed in the schools. More...

The wrong call home

Rrrriiinnnggg, rrrriiiinnnngggg!! 'Hello?'  “Hi, honey. This is Daddy. Is Mommy near the phone?”  “No, Daddy. More...

Beta Sigma PHI Celebrates Founders Day

The Beta Sigma Phi XI Epsilon Omicron Chapter celebrated Founders Day Thursday, April 13, 2017, at the Powerline Restaurant. Beta Sigma Phi celebrates its 85th year in 2017. More...

MCHS Class of 1959 Holds Reunion

Ferrell and Arleeta Henry hosted the 58th Reunion of the MCHS Class of 1959 on May 24 and 25 at their Lake Blackshear vacation home. More...

Renewal sign-up is underway for expiring conservation stewardship program contracts

Farmers and ranchers currently enrolled in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) with contracts expiring Dec. 31, 2017, have until May 5, 2017, to renew.  More...

The unacceptable tax return

The IRS has returned the Tax Return to a man in Kansas City after he apparently answered one of the questions incorrectly. In response to the question, "Do you have anyone dependent on you?" the man wrote: ... More...

Fresh Express Salad Recalled by Centers for Disease Control

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention late Saturday said it had received a dead bat from a consumer who claimed it was found in a packaged salad mix, sparking an investigation that has prompted the Atlantabased agency to recommend po More...

Southwest Georgia Confederate History & Heritage Month

WHEREAS, Southwest Georgia is rich in the history of the War for Southern Independence commonly known as the Civil War; and  WHEREAS, The State of Georgia has long cherished her Confederate history, heritage, and culture and the great leaders, s More...

Home Damaged by Fire

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, at approximately 3:33 p.m., Miller/Baker 911 received a call that a room in a house was on fire at 323 Dancer Street. More...

Proudly They Serve

Baltimore, MD.—Joshua Kenon of Colquitt, GA is one of 126 men and women pledging to perform 10 months of national service as part of the Atlantic Region’s 23rd class of the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), an AmeriCorps program.& More...

Rules at the new senior center

On the first day at the new seniors' complex, the manager addressed all the new seniors pointing out some of the rules: "The female sleeping quarters will be out-of-bounds for all males - and the male dormitory to the females. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Play Ball!   More...

Confederate History and Heritage Month Proclaimed in Colquitt

In recognition of Confederate History and Heritage Month  WHEREAS, our country is a nation of people united by a common history of individual heritage and diverse cultures and Miller County is rich in history of the War Between the States; and&n More...

New credit card scam

New Credit Card Scam: Stealing Security Codes  The three- or four-digit security codes printed on credit and debit cards are meant to protect you from criminals who want to charge purchases to your account. More...

The Farmer

His hands ache and the sore on his elbow is just not getting much better.  He forgot to put the cream on the wounds again. His back hurts. He thinks his back problems come from moving one cylinder from one harrow to another.  More...

Little Blue Flags

What a privilege it is to walk through the fields of headstones here in Miller County. It is my goal to update the Cemetery Index which was compiled by the Colquitt Garden Club in the 1980s. More...

Consumer Q’s

Q&A with the GA Dept of Agriculture

Question: Everywhere I turn in grocery stores and restaurants I see blueberries and blueberry products. Is it just my imagination or are blueberries more common than they used to be? More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety arrested another drug dealer on Monday morning. Aaron Jones of Bainbridge was arrested at approximately 9:15 a.m. More...

Mysteries of anatomy

Brilliantly written verse  For lovers of the English language--  Where can a man buy a cap for his knee, or the key to a lock of his hair?  Can his eyes be called an academy, because there are pupils there?  In the crown of your h More...

No One Injured in Truck vs. Semi

On Monday, April 10, 2017, at approximately 3:19 p.m., a call went out from dispatch that an accident had occurred involving a semi and a truck at the intersection of 4th and Main Streets.  More...

Fun at the Mayhaw Festival

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