2015-09-23

It was MILLER Time in Pirate Country!



WOW! What an awesome game played between our Miller County Pirates and our neighboring rivals, the Seminole County Indians. Good sportsmanship and leadership were shown from both sides of the field from all team players, and both coaches, Wes Williams and Brent Miller, were the leaders behind this game. Pirate captains chosen for this game were #1 JJ George, #6 […]

‘Go Fly a Kite’



Just in case you haven’t noticed, it is harvest season in Southwest Georgia. Miller County and most of the surrounding counties depend on agriculture for a living. The farmers are the ones who grow the crops and raise the cows, hogs and chickens that feed us, and the world. There is some big, big equipment in the fields right now. […]

Bad money still being passed here



If you see businesses, or anyone being paid with cash, you might see them checking it with counterfeit pens or some of the newest detection machines. There is a reason. For the past few weeks, counterfeit bills in denominations of $10, $20, $50 and $100 have been passed in Colquitt to banks, schools, and businesses. As late as Monday, a […]

Capturing the Indian Spirit!



Seminole County Middle/High School Principal Kent Richardson joins Green Machine Majorette Karsyn Blanchard and Indian Cheerleaders Cassie Adams and Kylie Forester in a victory dance after the 34-7 win over Mitchell County Friday, September 12. (This photo was on the front page of the Donalsonville News last week. Kent’s son, Garrett Richardson, with Miss America was on the front of […]

Senior Lady Pirate Spotlight



This week’s Spotlight is on BethAnne Hall. Beth- Anne is the daughter of Kevin and Christy Hall. BethAnne says, ‘My accomplishments during my high school career is being the 2014-2015 Junior Class President; 2014-15 Vice President of Students for Christ; 3 year Beta Club member; and receiving the Miller County PirateAward in 2015. BethAnne stated, ‘Out of all the good […]

Miller County Retired Educators First Meeting of the Year



The Miller County Unit of the Georgia Retired Educators Association met for the first time for the 2015-2016 year. The 14 members and 2 guests enjoyed a delicious buffet meal at the Moby Dick Restaurant. President Allen conducted the meeting and after the business segment was completed she introduced the two speakers. Marsha Bond, Area I director, and Brad Jones, […]

Grocery Savings with OneHarvest



Flat Creek Baptist Church has become a Partner Site with OneHarvest Food Ministries. The congregation and leadership are excited to bring this food ministry to this area, so they may serve families by helping them save money on their monthly grocery budgets. OneHarvest offers several choices of high quality, nutritious food boxes each month that are sure to satisfy appetites […]

Do you have a unique structure?



Do you have a unique structure that you would like to make into a living space? We may have an opportunity for you. The Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce was contacted by a television producer from New York City. They’re a full scale television production company that creates a number of programs for various cable networks such as FYI, […]

Bubba & Billy Bob



Bubba and Billy Bob are walking down the street in Atlanta, and they see a sign on a store which reads, “Suits $5.00 each, shirts $2.00 each, trousers $2.50 each. ” Bubba says to his pal, “Billy Bob, look here! We could buy a whole gob of these, take ’em back to Gauley Bridge, sell ’em to our friends, and […]

Colquitt Garden Club Meets



The Colquitt Garden Club met on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at the Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce Conference Room. Guests were members of CMAC. Sandra East introduced the members, Krista Cook, president. Elizabeth Moulton gave a report on upcoming events sponsored by CMAC. Kate Willis and Will Murdock performed a scene from Swamp Gravy’s upcoming performance, “Order in the […]