2020-06-10 E-Edition

Chemical spill brings patients to Colquitt

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, was more than a busy day for Miller County Hospital, Miller County EMT service, and especially the Colquitt/ Miller County Fire & Rescue service. According to a press release by Fire Chief Craig Tully, at approximately 5:41 a.m., there was a chemical spill on US 84 less than a quarter of a mile from Clinch Memorial […]

The biggens’ are bitting on Seminole

Will Nunnery went fishing Friday, June 5, 2020, on Lake Seminole fishing for a big large mouth bass. He was casting with a top-water plug when this fine specimen hit his tackle, and he pulled the large bass into boat. One neat thing about this is that Will caught him on his Grandy’s (Danny Nunnery) old fishing lure that he […]

Junior Marshals Chosen for Graduation

Miller County Schools is proud to announce the following students will serve as Junior Marshals for the graduating class of 2020. The ten eleventh grade students with the highest academic grade point averages have the honor of leading the graduates into the graduation ceremony and assisting class sponsors with graduation preparations. These students are not only scholars, but active in […]

Many Churches Resume Modified Services

Many of the local community churches have resumed at least a modified in person service for their congregations. Most have been completely shut down for in person attendance since the middle of March due to the Covid 19 Pandemic. Several churches that have restarted services are doing so with multiple worship times in order to continue to meet social distancing […]

Golden Triangle offers a new option for pathogen safety

Reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19 and other harmful pathogens by cleaning and disinfection is an important part in the reopening of public spaces and government buildings after “Shelter in Place.” City and county governments in southwest Georgia will soon have a new option to help protect the health of their communities, thanks to Golden Triangle RC&D. In May, […]


Summer Reading Program Online The Summer Reading Program at the Southwest Georgia Regional Library has begun online! The program is for all ages, including adults, and our library will be doing reading logs online through Beanstack. You can register now on the Beanstack app on your device or on the website at swgrl.beanstack.org. For each log you complete, you get […]

Rednecks & Coronavirus

Studies have demonstrated that rednecks have the lowest stress rate because they do not understand the seriousness of most medical terminology….. 1 Medical Term 2 Redneck Definition Artery The study of paintings Bacteria Back door to cafeteria Barium What doctors do when patients die Benign What you be, after you be eight Caesarean Section A neighborhood in Rome Cat scan […]

Going on a road trip

DEAR PAW’S CORNER: I’m taking my cat “Frederica” on her first long road trip, across three states to my parents’ house. Do you have any tips for keeping cats calm and safe in the car? — Anne in Buffalo, New York DEAR ANNE: I sure do! Traveling with pets can be much easier with some planning and forethought. A pet […]

News Around Us

Bainbridge – On the morning of Tuesday, June 2, around 11 a.m., an E911 call was dispatched in reference to a structure fire at 1205 Water Street. When Bainbridge Public Safety arrived on scene, they saw smoke billowing from the building. According to witnesses, neighbors noticed smoke coming from the residential building across the street. Tanisha Rivers yelled for her […]