2016-11-23

Consumer Q’s



Question: I saw a “Flying Dragon” tree with lemon-like fruits in a catalog. Is it hardy in Georgia? Is the fruit edible? Answer: “Flying Dragon” is a variety of trifoliate orange (Poncirus trifoliata), the most cold-hardy member of the citrus family. It will grow throughout Georgia and even farther north. Unlike the regular form of trifoliate orange, “Flying Dragon” has […]

A Georgia hillbilly hunter



A Georgia hillbilly went hunting one day in Oklahoma and bagged three ducks. He put them in the bed of his pickup truck and was about to drive home when he was confronted by an ornery game warden who didn’t like hillbillies. The game warden ordered the hillbilly to show his hunting license, and the hillbilly pulled out a valid […]

Waterfowl hunters prepare for drought



Waterfowl hunting season opened Saturday, Nov. 19, and duck and goose hunters across Georgia face some tough hunting conditions, according to experts with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). “Many of the managed wetlands that provide habitat for migrating and wintering waterfowl on state-operated Wildlife Management Areas are currently dry,” said WRD state waterfowl biologist Greg […]

Roaming the Halls at MCHS



Unfortunately, the scoreboard came up shorter than what the Miller County fans had hoped for. Our Pirates played to the best of their ability, but they were unable to beat the Emanuel County Bulldogs. Everyone is very proud of the football team, the cheerleaders, and the Pirate Pride Marching Band for the work that they have put into this football […]

FBLA Officers Attend Conference



The Miller County High School FBLA’s president, vice president, and assistant vice president have had a busy week as they participated in the Georgia FBLA Fall Leadership Conference. This year’s conference was held in Athens, Georgia. The goal of the conference is to reach out to future business leaders across the state and teach them valuable leadership skills. The skills […]

Proudly They Serve



Gulfport, Miss.- “We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U. S. Navy’s Construction Force, known as the “Seabees,” for the past 74 years. Today, Blakely, Georgia native and a 2008 Early County High School graduate Petty Office 2nd Class Justin Ricks builds and fights with the Navy on the Gulf Coast and around the world as a […]

Avoid a Trip to The ER This Thanksgiving



Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, good food and good times. The nation’s emergency physicians want to help you keep it that way and not have an unwanted memory that involves a medical emergency. “Emergency physicians are ready to care foryou any time you need it,” said Rebecca Parker, MD, FACEP, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians […]

Some reject their enemies



Muslims are beginning to be known – and rejected. The Crusades have finally started as predicted! The first countries to ban Islam: See how the world is acting fast on the threat posed by Islam and its barbaric Sharia Law. Japan has always refused Muslims to live permanently in their country, and they cannot own any real estate or any […]

Mind-set and dropout rate correlation



What effect does mindset have on drop-out rate? What effect does mind-set have on antisocial behavior? Is there a way we can help minimize antisocial behavior in school when schools are not the cause of the behavior? How I think is my business, right? Wrong. How I think is my business, but how I think effects the way I behave […]

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November 28 – MONDAY Breakfast- Pancakes, Sausage Link, Syrup, Fruit Lunch- Tacos/Cheese/WG Shells, Turkey & Cheese Wrap/WG Tortilla Shell, Lettuce & Tomato, Seasoned Corn, Black Beans, Fruit November 29 – TUESDAY Breakfast- Scrambled Eggs, Toast, Jelly, Fruit Lunch- Mexican Rice w/Beef, Toasted Bread, WG Corndog, Steamed Broccoli, Butter Peas, Garden Salad, Salsa, Fruit