2020-06-24 E-Edition

Roland Godfrey signs to play football with the Renhardt University Eagles

Roland Godfrey, a senior at Miller County High School, signed a Grant-in-Aid and letter of intent, to play football with the Reinhardt University Eagles, located in Waleska, GA. The signing was held last Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at the Miller County High School Library. Like any athlete headed to the next level, Godfrey will look to use […]

MCHS graduation set for Friday night

After much planning and consideration due to COVID 19 dangers, 58 graduates of Miller County High School will walk across the bridge Friday evening, June 26, 2020, to receive their high school diplomas. The ceremony will be held at Pirate Stadium, beginning at 8:30 p.m. The junior marshals will lead the seniors on to the field. They are Zavian Baker, […]

No injuries in two vehicle accident

A two vehicle accident occurred Saturday afternoon, June 20, 2020, at approximately 1:39 p.m. at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Street and College Street. Miller County EMS and the Colquitt Police Department responded to the scene of the accident. The report stated that Alyssa Michelle Powell of 1491 Price Mill Road, Bishop, GA, was stopped at the stop […]

Agape Store now open

It may “take a village to raise a child,” but it takes a community to “raise” a Food Bank. Last Thursday, packing day for Colquitt United Methodist Church’s Food Bank, proved it with record participation of volunteers. Four inmates from Miller County Jail under the supervision of Russell Nash unloaded the semi that morning to begin the process that lasted […]

Miller County Hospital and Miller County Sheriff’s Office partner to bring GAPS fingerprinting system to Colquitt

The Miller County Hospital and the Miller County Sheriff’s Office have partnered to bring the GAPS fingerprinting system to Miller County. This fingerprinting system is at no cost to the county, and the sheriff’s office gets a percentage of every applicant that is fingerprinted. Through the acquisition of a Gemalto Thales fingerprinting device, Miller County Sheriff’s Office, through the concept […]

COMMUNITY UPDATE Miss Samantha Elizabeth Whitaker crowned Chipley High School’s 2020 Prom Queen

Samantha Whitaker was crowned Chipley High School’s 2020 Prom Queen June 11, 2020. Chipley High School’s senior class voted Samantha Prom Queen 2020. The CHS senior class motto for this graduation season was “The whole world stopped for the class of 2020.” The prom’s host venue was The Silos at Graceville, Florida. Samantha is involved in a myriad of other […]


Library Curbside Service Begins Curbside service will begin at the Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library on Wednesday, June 24. This means that the library building will remain closed to the public for now, but you may request books, DVDs, and other materials and pick them up outside the library at an appointed time. You may request […]

Late for Father’s Day

Her hair was up in a pony tail, her favorite dress tied with a bow. Today was Daddy’s Day at school, and she couldn’t wait to go. But her mommy tried to tell her, that she probably should stay home why the kids might not understand, if she went to school alone. But she was not afraid; she knew just […]

•You Be the Judge•

Back on January 9, a group of Pekin, Illinois bikers were riding west on I-74 when they saw a girl about to jump off the Murray Baker Bridge. So they stopped. George, their leader, a big burly man of 53, gets off his Harley, walks through a group of gawkers, past the State Trooper who was trying to talk her […]