March 13, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

STAR Students and Teachers Honored

Miller County High School STAR students and their STAR teachers were recently honored at the Region 9 STAR Student and Teacher Recognition Luncheon held at the Plaza Restaurant in Thomasville.  More...

Community

Donalsonville Man Charged With Attack on Postal Carrier

A Donalsonville man was ordered held in federal custody after he was charged with attacking a postal carrier with a baseball bat.  Traveyon Wilcox went before the judge in Albany Federal Court Thursday afternoon, charged with assault of a federa More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - On the morning of Wednesday, February 27, Bainbridge Public Safety Investigator Davina Thomas was requested by Georgia State Patrol to assist at the intersection of MLK Jr. More...

The Misadventures of Little Harold

1. A new teacher was trying to make use of her psychology courses. She started her class by saying, 'Everyone who thinks they're stupid, stand up!' After a few seconds, Little Harold stood up. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DISORDERLY CONDUCT   More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

LOST OR MISLAID  PROPERTY  On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Deputy Clenney responded to the Miller County Sheriff’s Office in regards to lost property. More...

Living & Style

Should you have given your spouse a heads-up?

“I, Sheryl, take you, Bert, to be my husband. To have and to hold from this day forward, for better or . . .” More...

Welcome, Jocelyn Lily Hayman

Jocelyn Lily Hayman made her debut to the world on Monday, March 11, 2019, at 1:25 a.m. Her proud parents are Joy and Jake Hayman. More...

Letting G o

Letting go is when you finally had enough of what was and you are ready to let your past go, because you realized that you can’t change that past. It’s been done. Seeing what was is not who you are or have to be.  More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Tom was a good man!

A few days ago my cousin, Dale Cook Davis Brooks Murphy wrote some of her memories of her dad, Thomas James Davis. Her notes to my "first wife" spark a few of the memories of my past with Tom.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Spring Time 65 Years Ago, in Good Old Miller County

As a small child, and even a little older, this time of year (March) the taters had already been planted (according to the almanac time schedule) and the winds were blowing across the farmland that hadn’t been broken up for the upcoming crop. More...

National Ag Day is Thursday, March 14

The Agriculture Council of America is hosting the 46th anniversary of National Agriculture Day on Thursday, March 14, 2019. This year’s theme is “Agriculture: Food for Life.”  More...

GSP Honored for Work During Hurricane Michael

On March 9th, The Georgia Department of Public Safety held their annual awards dinner on Jekyll Island. Captain Marc Godby received the Colonel’s leadership Award for his performance during the Hurricane Michael Event. More...

Religion

‘Uncertainty, Adversity, Safety’

Inspiration

When Gale and I get ready to take time off, we are never quite sure if we will really get to go or not, and even after we leave town we are not sure if we will get to stay as long as we have planned. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Several years ago, I discovered “the Great- Courses.com;” they offer college level courses in a variety of subjects. They are available in audio or video, and I’ve built up quite a library in the areas of science and faith. More...

Rest In Peace

PSALM 23:4 “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.” God will comfort us in our time of darkness. More...

School & Sports

Football & Cheerleader Banquet

On Monday, March 4th, the Miller County Quarterback Club held their annual banquet honoring the Pirate football team and the Cheerleaders. This year the banquet was held at Moby Dick’s Restaurant. More...

MCHS Track Meet Success!

The Miller County Lady Pirates Track Team first meet was awesome. It was held over in Thomasville, Georgia. Jazlin Bush had the best performance of the Day! She finished 5th in the 200 meter, Jazlin beat out 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A, 6A, and 7A runners. More...

First MCMS Track Meet

The Miller County Middle School boys and girls track team got off to a fast start in their 2019 season in Cairo, Georgia. Coach Melanie Williams, and Coach Anthony Thompson stated that they were proud, very proud, of the Pirates opening track meet. More...

Obituaries

MR. W.L. (BUDDY) COOK, JR.

Mr. W. L. ( Buddy) Cook, Jr., age 63, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at his home in Seminole County.  Services for Mr. Cook were held at 2:00 pm., Friday, March 8, at Beulah Thomas Baptist Church, Climax with the Rev. More...

JOYCE WILEY FERGUSON

Joyce "AJ" Wiley Ferguson passed away Monday, February 25, 2019. Her funeral was held on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at Zion Freewill Baptist Church at 4 p.m. with Dr. Alex Howell officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.   More...

CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL HALL

Christopher Michael Hall, 34, of 73 Chambers Road, Blakely, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2018.  A memorial service was held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 3 PM in the Chapel of Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home.   More...