It’s almost Halloween



It’s only five more days before trick-or-treat time is here, and Colquitt folks know how to celebrate Halloween. Colquitt is known for many good things, but even the children can tell you that we really love our young people and go all out this holiday. Come to Colquitt Monday, October 31, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. This year, boys and girls from […]

Sabrina Granade crowned 2011 MCHS homecoming queen



During half-time, the 2011 Homecoming representatives, along with parental escort, paraded by their families and friends prior to the crowning of the queen. Ten young ladies have been chosen by the students of Miller County High to represent their classes on the Homecoming Court. Freshman representatives are Taylor Mock and Camille Roland. Taylor is the daughter of Jerald and Stephanie […]

Pirates burn Red Devils 33-13 in homecoming game



The night air was crisp and cool as the Miller County Pirates walked in front of the stands to the sound of “Bad to the Bone.” Questions were floating in the air – Reckon what they are gonna do tonight? We need this “W”! What cha gonna give ‘em! The Pirate fans live for Friday nights here in Miller County […]

Rusty Kelley lives on with Miller County Pirates



Prior to game time last Friday night, October 21, Mr. and Mrs. Marty Kelley, along with their oldest son, Mr. and Mrs. Marty Kelly, Jr. and family, and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Shane (Cassie) Trawick and family, proudly donated to the Miller County Pirate Football team new pants for their games. This donation was made in memory of their beloved […]

Operation Pill Drop Saturday



Operation Pill Drop will be held at the Miller County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, October 29, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Operation Pill Drop is a campaign that is sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration and local law enforcement agencies across the state. Drop boxes were sent to participating law enforcement agencies across the state by […]

GA- HITREC Recognizes Miller County Hospital



The Georgia Health IT Regional Extension Center ( GA- HITREC) recognized 17 of the state’s most innovative and influential health care providers for their leadership in the nationwide transition toward electronic health records ( EHR). Comprised of seven individual providers and 10 critical access and rural hospital provider organizations, they make up an exclusive group of leaders known as the […]

LIBRARY NEWS



Marketing SWGLAS: A Customer-Centered Approach Join us at the Southwest Georgia Library for Accessible Services on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, from 1 – 3 p.m. with Christie Koontz, Ph.D., to learn the fundamental concepts of marketing and the practical steps in any successful marketing plan. Participants will develop an understanding of marketing, identify marketing activities within the Southwest Georgia Library […]

Georgia’s jobless rate increases to 10.3 percent in September



ATLANTA – Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.3 percent in September, its highest level since January. The September rate was up one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.2 percent in August. The state’s jobless rate was also 10.2 percent in September a year ago. The rate increased due to Georgia losing jobs in September and many new job […]

Cupcake Gang celebrates



The Cupcake Gang has been busy these last few weeks. In September, they gathered at Emerald Lake to surprise Glenda Fulford on her birthday. Those enjoying the occasion were Sonja Whitaker, Edwina Thomley, Viola Cleveland, Linda Warren, Nadine Powell and Toni Dunlap. Glenda was presented with a delicious cupcake to commemorate her special day! On October 6, the gang traveled […]

News Around Us



Bainbridge – There were arguments both for and against whether or not Bainbridge should allow Sunday alcohol sales at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, but the council ultimately took no action on a resolution to put the question to voters. Councilman Dean Burke made a motion to approve a resolution to hold the required referendum; however, the motion died for […]