2018-09-19

Pirates Boil Devils, 82-22



It has been a long time since that kind of score has been put on a score board from the Miller County Pirates. It was back in fall of 1999, when our Pirates played against Lanier County Bulldogs for the first time. Yes, we had to sail into the Bull Dogs’ Pound. A record was set that night, and it […]

MCHS Graduate Named One of UGA’s Amazing Students



Ahlya Branch, a gradaute of Miller County High School has been named one of the University of Georgia’s Amazing students. Ahlya is a first-generation college student who has thrived through the connections and relationships she has developed at UGA with friends, mentors and faculty members, all of which is leading toward a career in corporate recruitment. She currently serves as […]

Miller County C.H.A.M.P.S. Program Receives Donation



On September 10, 2018, Georgia Power Area Manager Fred Rudbeck presented Melanie Williams, C.H.A.M.P.S. instructor, for Miller County, along with Sheriff Scott Worsley with a contribution for the Miller County Sheriff’s Office C.H.A.M.P.S. program. C.H.A.M.P.S. is a 12- week recommended program that targets fifth graders and is taught by deputies who have successfully completed the C.H.A.M.P.S. instructor training. The program […]

Farm Safety Week Observed



This is Farm Safety Week, and our farmers are doing their best to gather their crops and get them to market. It’s gotten better and faster. The large equipment gathers and loads the crops in the fields, many on large semi-trucks to take to market, but the equipment has to get to the fields and then to market. The only […]

Heroes’ Sunday Held at Colquitt UMC



Heroes’ Sunday at Colquitt United Methodist Church was observed last Sunday, September 16, 2018, to honor law enforcement, firefighters, EMS, and EMT. These first responders were recognized for giving of themselves to protect and serve in our community. Among those in attendance were Sheriff Scott Worsley, Chief of Police Hollis Smith, volunteer firemen Ken Roberts, John Edward Wells, Chris Moates […]

Area News Around Us



Bainbridge – Bainbridge Public Safety is searching for a man who ran from police after crashing his vehicle into a fence and leaving a child alone in the car with drugs. Just after 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Bainbridge Public Safety Officer Jayson Myers made a routine traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of MLK Jr. Drive and Lamar […]

Things to ponder



Three Rules to Remember in Life 1. Money cannot buy happiness, but it’s more comfortable crying in a Corvette than on a bicycle. 2. If you help someone when they’re in trouble, they will remember you… when they’re in trouble again. 3. Alcohol does not solve any problems, but then neither does milk. There You Have It… and remember, life […]

Miss Bowen to wed Mr. Lowry



Mr. and Mrs. Tim Bowen of Donalsonville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Savannah Eve Bowen, to Gabriel Alan Lowry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lowry of Donalsonville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Ouida Carr and the late Mr. Hugh E. Carr and the late Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Bowen, all […]

Welcome, Hanna Jane



Byron and Dorann Cobb and big sister Lynn Cobb are overjoyed to announce that the Lord has blessed them with a baby girl. Hanna Jane Cobb was born on August 29, 2018, and weighed 8.14 pounds and was 19.5 inches long.

Miss Bevis, Mr. Myers to Wed



Mr. and Mrs. Chris Hayes of Newton and Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Bevis of Colquitt announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexis Kate Bevis, to Dominic Colton Myers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Brinson of Quitman and Mr. Alan Lamb of McMinnville, TN. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Johnson of Colquitt, Mr. and Mrs. […]