2014-02-05

Georgia Southern University Announces Fall 2013 Dean’s List



Georgia Southern University recently recognized 2,646 students for excellence in academics on the 2013 Fall Semester Dean’s List. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester. The following students from your area achieved this accomplishment: Samantha Claybrook of Blakely Keneshia […]

Consumer Q’s – Dahlias, Crock-Pot, Tea Cakes?



Question: Can we grow dahlias in Georgia? We had them as a child and I miss them. Answer: Dahlias thrive where days are warm, but nights are cool. That is why they are favorites farther north. However, we can grow many dahlias here in Georgia. Keys to success include selecting heat-tolerant varieties, preparing the soil with plenty of compost and […]

Miller County Elementary School *** 2nd Nine Weeks Honor Roll ***



1st Grade Principal’sCase CobbPrecious CollinsZion CobbWalt DancerCailyn DeanEmily EngramHunter GibsonShayla KellyMadison KingZamiyah OftonAum PatelBrandon SmithKolby YatesRyeigh Yates1st Grade A Honor RollBenjamin AdamsAutumn BentonEmory BushMakenzie CoxDavinie GriffinChyanne HarrisFancy HolderMya HughesAlex JoseyBrody MillerDestiny PalmaJavaiah PowellAnna SheffieldHanna SheffieldRhianna SmithTyler ThorntonKrystal TranLevi WarnerAarielle Williams1st Grade A/B Honor RollNick AtkinsMiles BradshawRosalyn BurkeK.J. BushAmiracle ClemonsGabe CookLiz CookCooper CoronadoMakenzie CorriveauAlayna CoxJamari DanielsKemari DanielsHolden GardenDustin GodwinT.J. GrantAmarion GroomsLayton […]

MCS FFA NEWS



The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce Katina Whittaker as FFA Member of the Week. Katina is the daughter of Mark and Jennifer Whittaker of Colquitt. She is a sophomore at Miller County High School. Her FFA activities include the Floral Design and Ag. Marketing Career Development Events. She also has participated in the Chicken-Q and Fall Plant […]

Merits of fresh Pineapple



Please read, very interesting. I will buy more fresh pineapple now. The pineapple is a member of the bromeliad family. It is extremely rare that bromeliads produce edible fruit. The pineapple is the only available edible bromeliad today. It is a multiple fruit. One pineapple is actually made up of dozens of individual floweret’s that grow together to form the […]

UGA announces fall grad



The University of Georgia announced the following has completed requirements for graduation. Those from Colquitt receiving degrees include Andrew Jacob Schwegler.

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit to hold annual meeting February 11



Southwest Georgia Farm Credit will host its annual stockholders’ meeting Tuesday evening, February 11, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 101 Front Street, Albany. Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. for stockholders and their guests, with dinner and the Business Meeting beginning at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will include the Association’s annual report from management and directors, election of one Association […]

Home Country



Our resident cowboy, Steve, brought us the shocking news: cowpuncher Three- Chord Cortez, that bunkhouse balladeer, plans to study opera, in hopes an aria or three will make him even more attractive to girls during a serenade. Apparently, singing La Donna Mobile might be more effective than “You don’t know what lonesome is ‘ til you start herding co-o-o-ows” … […]

The 1920 Prediction



Well, I guess H. L. Mencken’s editorial has finally come true. Mencken was a Democrat, however very influential in his day. H.L. Mencken, Born 1880 – Died 1956, was a journalist, satirist & critic. He wrote an editorial while working for the Baltimore Evening Sun, which appeared in the July 26, 1920 edition. “As democracy is perfected, the office of […]

Georgia Southern University Announces Fall 2013 President’s List



Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,149 students for excellence in academics on the 2013 fall semester President’s List. To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must have at least a 4.0 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester. The following students from your area achieved this accomplishment: Theodore Pope of Blakely Staci […]