2020-03-18

2020-03-18 E-Edition

Coronavirus pandemic causing local, state and national closures

In an abundance of caution, the local governments of Colquitt and Miller County, in conjunction with the local Emergency Responder agencies and healthcare agencies, wish to provide you with the following information and advisories regarding our local community response to the Covid 19 – coronavirus. The Miller County Hospital and Nursing Home is CLOSED to ALL VISITORS until further notice. […]

Dr. Bo Adams hired as 2020-2021 Miller County High School Principal


On Wednesday March 11, Miller County Schools was introduced to our newest member of our administrative team. Dr. Bo Adams will be at the helm of Miller County High School. A meet and greet reception was held at Miller County High School to introduce Dr. Adams to the faculty and staff at Miller County Schools. Dr. Adams is a native […]

Powerhouse Pirates win again

On Saturday, March 7th, 2020, the PowerHouse Pirates All-Star cheerleaders traveled to Ft. Walton Beach on Okaloosa Island to compete at the Emerald Coast Convention Center at Battle at the Fort with Victory Spirit Athletics. The weather was beautiful and the competition was fierce! In total there were 43 teams ready to take the floor and show off their skills. […]

Food Bank will be held Saturday

In spite of the corona virus threat, it will be business as usual at the Colquitt United Methodist Church Food Bank on Saturday, March 21. The hours of operation will be from 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Drivers and passengers are asked to please remain in the vehicles at all times. Those registering will be observing safety precautions and will make minimal […]

Questions surfacing over twoparty system in Miller County


The State of Georgia was dominated by the Democratic Party until the mid 1900’S. Here in Miller County we were a little late to the party. Only in the last few years have local candidates begun to qualify as Republican. Every candidate makes his or her own choice as to which party they choose in which to qualify. A Primary […]

Jocelyn celebrates 1st birthday

“With a baa and a moo and an oink oink too! It’s Jocelyn’s first birthday, and we need you!” The wording on the party invitation says it all. Jocelyn Lily Hayman celebrated her first birthday with a barnyard theme surrounded by family and friends to enjoy the occasion with her. The refreshment table was flanked by a barnyard quilt personalized […]

Coronavirus prevention


The Coronavirus may not show signs of infection for many days. How can you know if you are infected? By the time you have fever and or cough and go to the hospital, the lungs are usually 50% fibrosis. Taiwan experts provide a simple self-check you can do every morning: Take a deep breath and hold it for more than […]

An Irishman goes deaf


An Irishman who had a little too much to drink is driving home from the city one night and, of course, his car is weaving violently all over the road. A cop pulls him over. ‘So,’ says the cop to the driver, ‘where have ya been?’ ‘Why, I’ve been to the pub of course,’ slurs the drunk. ‘Well,’ says the […]

LIBRARY NEWS


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 Warsaw Protocol by Steve Berry, Long Range by C.J. Box, and I, Cosmo by Carlie Sorosiak are just a few of the new books that have just arrived. Come get these and more […]