2013-12-25

Miller County FFA Dominates Area Competitions



The Miller County FFA Chapter recently competed in several Area 5 Career Development Events at ABAC in Tifton, GA on December 10, 2013. The results are as follows: The Senior Floriculture team placed 1st and will advance to the state event. Team members are Anna Beth Cloninger (1st high individual), Dani Eure, Kristen Smith, and Eden Cunningham. The Junior Floriculture […]

Recall Notice from GOD



The Maker of all human beings (GOD) is recalling all units manufactured, regardless of make or year, due to a serious defect in the primary and central component of the heart. This is due to a malfunction in the original prototype unit’s code named Adam and Eve, resulting in the reproduction of the same defect in all subsequent units. This […]

A baby’s hug- (a keeper)



We were the only family with children in the restaurant. I sat Erik in a high chair and noticed everyone was quietly sitting and talking. Suddenly, Erik squealed with glee and said, ‘Hi.’ He pounded his fat baby hands on the high chair tray. His eyes were crinkled in laughter and his mouth was bared in a toothless grin, as […]

christmas at a gas station



The old man sat in his gas station on a cold Christmas Eve. He hadn’t been anywhere in years since his wife had passed away. It was just another day to him. He didn’t hate Christmas, just couldn’t find a reason to celebrate. He was sitting there looking at the snow that had been falling for the last hour and […]

Statistics Profession Honors Karl E. Peace



Biostatistics Professor Karl E. Peace, Ph.D., in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University, was recently honored with a plaque and testimonials at a special awards ceremony during the 20th Anniversary of the Biopharmaceutical Applied Statistics Symposium (BASS) in Orlando, Fla. Recognized for his numerous contributions to the statistics professions, including founding and directing BASS, Peace […]

A Southern Soldier’s Christmas Gift



What does Christmas mean to you? Christmas is a wonderful time to be celebrated with family, friends and supper at Grandma’s house. Grandpa will gather the children around the fire place and read the ‘Christmas Story’ about the birth of Jesus Christ our Savior and Lord. The true spirit of Christmas was alive and well in the Year of our […]

BSC Announces Fall Dean’s & Honors Lists––



Bainbridge State College Vice President for Academic Affairs Tonya Strickland has announced the students who earned the distinction of being named to the 2013 dean’s and the honors lists for Fall Semester, having earned a 3.5 (B+) grade point average or higher while attending Bainbridge State full time for dean’s list and taking at least seven and up to 11 […]

Deer Hunters Should Review Either Sex Day Changes For 2013-2014 Season



SOCIAL CIRCLE More than 300,000 hunters pursue the most popular game animal in Georgia, the white-tailed deer. As a reminder to hunters, there was a regulation change in the number of available days to take deer of either sex depending on the type of equipment used and the area of your hunt, beginning Dec. 1. During the period of December […]

Backroads & Bobtails

BIRD OF PEACE, MY FOOT!.

Aw, such a sweet-looking little bird. The countenance and demeanor of the mourning dove leaves little doubt as to why it has traditionally been given the title, “Bird of Peace.” The dove’s lilting call is intoxicatingly serene. Ancient paintings of cherubic children petting angelic doves are commonly seen in museums. When God sent Noah the olive branch, he chose a […]

Rebecca Norris receives GED Diploma



Rebecca Norris has completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma and will be eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony held at Bainbridge State College. Graduates also receive a $500 voucher for tuition at any Georgia college. For further information about Miller County Adult Education, please call Becky Braswell at 758-5592, ext. 5025.