Historian J. Michael Francis to be Featured at ABAC

Historian J. Michael Francis will deliver a fascinating lecture on the myths and legends surrounding the founding of Florida at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Bainbridge at 6 p.m. on March 12 as a part of the Carter Arts and Lecture Series. During his lecture at the Kirbo Center at the ABAC Bainbridge campus, Francis will speak on the half-truths and […]

2020-02-26 E-Edition

One charged in stabbing

On February 18, 2020, at approximately 9:23 a.m., Colquitt Police Officers and Miller County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 107 South Fourth Street in Colquitt, in reference to someone being stabbed. Upon arrival, Deputy Glover observed a black male subject lying in the road way. Upon arrival, Deputy Glover observed that the subject, identified as Chris Edmonds of 107 South Fourth […]

Another Sales Tax coming?

Don’t know if you voters (electors) have noticed the past few Public Notices and Notice of Elections, but this is going to be THE election for you who vote to elect most of the elected offices of the county, and some right big ones in the federal offices, like President of the United States. The first listed county office that […]

Two vehicles damaged with injury on State Route 1

A two-vehicle crash occurred Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the intersection of State Route 1 and Fourth Street. Colquitt Police Department, Miller County EMS and the Georgia State Patrol responded to the scene of the accident. The accident report states that Stephen Jerome Hacker of Kelley Road in Bainbridge was traveling south on State Route 1 in a 2006 Jeep […]

Ms. Grace celebrates 100 years

Ms. Grace Smith recently celebrated her 100th birthday at Miller Nursing Home. She was joined by friends and family, with some traveling from as far as South Carolina, to help her celebrate her special day. Ms. Grace has two sons, Glenn and Olin Smith, along with their wives, children, great-grandchildren, cousins and her only living sibling. Ms. Grace is a […]

Louie Grimes inducted into Young Farmers Hall of Fame

On Thursday, February 20, 2020, the Miller County Young Farmers held their annual banquet at PeoplesSouth Bank. At this time, they honored Mr. Louie Grimes by inducting him into the Miler County Young Farmer Agricultural Hall of Fame. Mr. Louie started his farming career in 1954. He bought a 25 acre farm while only being in the 11th grade in […]


New Books at the Library Come check out the new books we have for you at the Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library! The Look-alike by Erica Spindler, Into the Fire by Greg Hurwitz, and Last Day by Luanne Rice are just a few of the new books that have just arrived. Come get these and more […]

News Around Us

Bainbridge – A high power pellet rifle recently shot a cat that lived in the Douglas Court area off Lake Douglas Road. Unfortunately, this isn’t the first time a cat has been shot. In November, Animal Control officer Jeff Turner responded to a cat that had been shot by a high power pellet rifle as well. Now, Bainbridge Public Safety […]

Dianne Sullivan speaks at Community-wide Ladies Luncheon

February is Heart Month, and the speaker for the Community-wide Ladies’ Luncheon on Wednesday, February 19, was Dianne Sullivan, who shared her story as a heart survivor. After the blessing, everyone in attendance enjoyed a delicious array of salads and desserts. Event organizer, Mavis Phillips, then introduced her fellow United Methodist Church member, Dianne Smith Sullivan. Dianne began by saying […]