March 13, 2019 RSS feed / 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...

American Legacy Quilt Show To Be Held

The Wiregrass Quilters Guild will hold its tenth annual American Legacy Quilt Show on Friday and Saturday April 5-6, 2019, in the Conference Room of the Georgia Museum of Agriculture (GMA) in Tifton. More...

The America We Live In

It is impossible for one person to make everyone else happy.  It’s been snowing all night. More...

Reduce Nuisance Geese Issues

The Canada goose is an adaptable bird that can live in a variety of locations, from open farmland and rural reservoirs to suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas. More...

March 14 is National Ag Day

March 14 is National Ag Day, a time when producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others across America gather to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by American agriculture.  More...

Advice for men and women

• Never buy a “ new” brand of beer because “it was on sale.”  •If we're in the backyard and the TV in the den is on, that doesn't mean we're not watching it.  •Don't tell anyone we can't afford a new c More...

Under the Gold Dome

Week eight of the 2019 legislative session began on Monday, March 4, and it was certainly our busiest week yet. More...

Youth Birding Event

Explore the outdoors, see birds and other wildlife, compete for fun, enjoy free food: What’s there not to like about Georgia’s Youth Birding Competition? 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...

Library News

New Books at the Library   Come check out the new books we have for you at the Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library! More...

Tips For Planning Your Retirement During the Uncertain Times

Retirement planning can be fraught with worry in the best of times, but when the market turns volatile and uncertainty reigns, people in or near retirement may give way to anxiety or unease to an even greater degree than normal.  And as a result More...

Avoid these 9 Spring Tillage Pitfalls

Generally, springtime is not an ideal time for conducting tillage because of potential negative soil and agronomic outcomes associated with tillage in wet conditions. More...

Burglar's career ended

From WTTC News in Dallas, we get this heartwarming tale of a long-time criminal, 33 year old Deyfon Pipkin, who tried to climb in a window of a Texas home. Dead burglar! More...

Kill History Bills

"Have you ever noticed when legislation is being passed, the notice has very little to do with what "they" are trying to pass.  Next Thursday, February 22, 2019, Senate Bill 77, is to be voted on to strengthen monument protection laws.  More...

National Ag Day FAQ’s

What Is Ag Day? It's a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. More...

The most dangerous place for the eyes

Home may be where the heart is, but it can also be a dangerous place for the eyes. More than half of the 2.5 million eye injuries that occur every year happen within or around the home.  More...

Trump Says Move to Make Daylight Saving Time ‘Permanent’ is ‘O.K. With Me!’

After losing an hour of executive time to “springing forward” his clock an hour over the weekend, President Donald Trump voiced his support Monday to eliminate states’ legal requirement of “falling back” an hour each yea More...