Mr. Phil Davis, 62, of Bainbridge passed away Friday, April 9, 2010, at his residence. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 11, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jim Nalls officiating. Interment followed at Oak City Cemetery. Phil was born December 28, 1947, in Orlando, FL, the son of Louie Phillip Davis and Martha Crocker Davis. […]

Tea Party Thursday, April 15

Donalsonville- There is going to be a Tea Party on the Seminole County Courthouse lawn, Thursday, April 15, at 6:00 pm. Since Miller County does not have an organized Tea Party, you all are invited to attend the nearest one to you in Donalsonville. Featured speakers will include Mike Keon, candidate for U.S. Congress District #2 and Jerome Hudson, author […]

Qualifying begins Monday

Only four and one-half days April 19-23

If your elected officers are doing a good job and running your business like it should be run, you don’t need to read the rest of this article, for most of them will be asking to keep their job by re-election. If by chance you, the voters, are not satisfied, read on. Just in case you haven’t heard, we’re going […]

Gary Horlacher to seek Secretary of State office

Last Tuesday, April 6, Secretary of State candidate, Gary Horlacher made his stop in Miller County as part of his 159-county “Listening and Learning” tour as he visits each county in the state to hear what is really important to all Georgians. Horlacher takes the campaign trail with over 30 years of campaigning at every level, and 31 sessions under […]

Commissioners questioned on large spending

Suit threatened ordinance passage

At a regular meeting on Monday night, April 12, in the courtroom of the Miller County Courthouse, county commissioners present were Barbie Womble, Clyde Jinks, Wallace Phillips and Bo Haywood. They went through a number of items such as reports from Tax Assessor Tammy Ivy on Freeport and CUVA. They also approved a previous meeting’s actions that purchased a building […]

National Mayhaw Parade and Festival April 16-17

Colquitt, Georgia, is the place you will want to be Friday, April 16, and Saturday, April 17, as we celebrate the 27th National Mayhaw Festival. Plans have been in the making for this annual event for some time now. Veryl Garland Cockey, Colquitt/ Miller County Chamber of Commerce president, commented, “We are hoping for one of the best festivals yet […]


Mrs. Nell Davis Wells, age 68, of Climax, died Friday, April 9, 2010, at her residence. Funeral services were held Monday, April 12, at 3:00 p.m. at Cox–Ware Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Debbie Cone officiating. Interment followed at Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Adam Henry, Goober Wells, Skyler Sorrow, Ladon Wells, Clifford Wells, Chris Davis, Mark Eakin […]

The Box-the thing I valued most

Thank you for your time. Once you read this you will understand! A young man learns what’s most important in life from the guy next door. It had been some time since Jack had seen the old man. College, girls, career, and life itself got in the way. In fact, Jack moved clear across the country in pursuit of his […]

Enough with the Gifts

by Blake Proctor By the year 2525, I predict that every holiday we observe will involve the giving of some kind of gift … to a neighbor, to a friend, to someone you love, or to someone you’re supposed to love, like the great-aunt who lives in Atlanta whom you’ve never met and never will, but who, for some reason, […]

Muslims in American history

submitted by Charles Garrett Barack OBAMA, in his Cairo speech, said: “I know, too, that Islam has always been a part of America’s story.” AN AMERICAN CITIZEN’S RESPONSE: Dear Mr. Obama: Were those Muslims in America when the Pilgrims first landed? Funny, I thought they were Native American Indians. Were those Muslims that celebrated the first Thanksgiving Day? Sorry again, […]