November 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Brian Kemp Elected Governor of Georgia After Democrat Stacey Abrams Ends Campaign

Democrat Stacey Abrams announced she would end her campaign in Georgia’s governor’s race on Friday, putting Republican Brian Kemp in the governor’s mansion and keeping the leadership of Georgia in GOP hands for at least four more ye More...

Community

Colquitt Garden Club Meets

The Colquitt Garden Club met at The Tarrer Inn on Tuesday, November 13. A delicious lunch was enjoyed by everyone.  The meeting was called to order by President Barbara Wilkin. The Collect was read by Jane Merritt.  More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Just before 10 p.m. on Monday evening Flint River Outfitters was burglarized.  More...

Cold Weather Heating Tips

Atlanta, GA - With colder weather in the forecast, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians of some heating tips to help keep their homes and families safe this winter. More...

Living & Style

Bowen, Lowry Re-schedule Wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Tim Bowen of Donalsonville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Savannah Eve Bowen, to Gabriel Alan Lowry, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Let's go to the Movies

“Dr. Seuss” The Grinch

I am of the boring opinion that the 1966 animated holiday classic “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” is a work of genius and the 2000 live-action take on the same story is an ugly, mean-spirited abomination. More...

Obituaries

ELLA SMITH BULLOCK

Ella Smith Bullock, 88, of Bainbridge passed away Monday, November 12, 2018.  More...

RYAN PHILLIP ATKINS

Ryan Phillip Atkins, age 31, of Tallahassee, FL, lost his courageous seven-year battle with brain cancer and moved to Heaven on November 13, 2018.  A service celebrating Ryan’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. More...

KEICIA NICOLE ROBINSON

Keicia Nicole Robinson, 31, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.  A Celebration of Life service was held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Dr. Gary Smith officiating. More...

Damaged Grave Site Changes

Hurricane Michael came through Miller County causing much damage and destruction. Some was un- expected and a challenge to some public officials.  More...

Breakfast with Santa Saturday

Breakfast with Santa will be held at the James W. Merritt, Jr., Memorial Library on Saturday, December 2.  Children ages two to nine will get a chance to visit with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus and make their requests for gifts. More...

Religion

‘Thankful for a Safety Line’

Inspiration

A lot of us have found it necessary lately to do some things that we might not have done for a long time—such as climbing ladders and working on roofs. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

I was a medical chemist before God called me into the ministry; I can tell you all about the human body and how it works. More...

Squirrels vs. the church

The Presbyterian church called a meeting to decide what to do about their squirrels. After much prayer and consideration, they concluded the squirrels were predestined to be there, and they shouldn't interfere with God's divine will.  More...

School & Sports

Miller County Elementary School Thankful Art Project

Mrs. Kittie DePriest’s kindergarten art classes participated in a “Thankful” art project. The students loved creating their own turkey costume while learning about the history of Thanksgiving.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

Waterfowl Hunters: Duck and Goose Habitat Improved

With waterfowl hunting season opened on Sat., Nov. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Give Thanks For Our Many Blessings!

It's lots more fun to complain about what we don't have than to give thanks for what we do have, someone said. This is the time of the year that has been set aside for giving thanks. It's Thanksgiving! More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

‘Going Parking: How, When, and Where’

As you reached the age of dating in an automobile in the early 60s, you would have heard from the older guys at the Polar Girl talking about their dates parking. More...