2021-06-23 E-Edition

Celebrate July 4th on the 2nd here

It’s going to be one of our biggest and best celebrations, and most of it is free to the public. If you like a real hometown picnic, 4th of July on July 2nd, come on down to Spring Creek Park for Colquitt’s Freedom Fest for fun, a patriotic program by our veterans, good food, great entertainment. Enjoy being with friends […]

MC Commissioners hold mouthy meeting

The Miller County Commissioners held their regular monthly meeting Monday, June 14, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the Miller County Courtroom with. Members present were Chairman Kreg Freeman, Vice-Chairman LaDon Calhoun, Commissioners Christine Edwards, Commissioner Nicole Nixon and Commissioner Allen Worsley. Normally, the report on the meetings are not written without the unofficial minutes to go by. We called three […]

Fireworks Around Area

July 4th is just around the corner, and that means a lot of places are gearing up and preparing for an amazing fireworks display. Blakely will have its Firecracker Festival on Thursday, July 1, beginning at dusk at Ray Knight Sportsplex. There will be games, fireworks, food, waterslides, entertainment, bounce houses, and much more. Bainbridge will have its Fourth of […]

Food Bank Can Be a “Family Affair”

The Stanfill family worked as a team at the Colquitt United Methodist Church’s June Food Bank. Brother Scott and his wife, Amber, gave their children, Grace and Luke, hands-on experience in service to the community. They helped with the preparation of 300 bags on Thursday for Saturday’s delivery. The adults and children assisted by keeping the supply line stocked for […]

Last Chance to See Little Mermaid, Jr.

Opening weekend of Cotton Hall Theater’s production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Jr. was a rousing success with every available seat sold! “We are so glad to be able to have a larger audience for Ariel and her friends,” said Artistic Director Will Murdock, “And we can wait until we can open up all of our seats later in the […]

It’s getting about tomato time

If you planted some tomato plants to produce some of South Georgia’s favorite fruits, they should be flowering or producing some light bread-size slabs to go on a tomato sandwich with a few strips of bacon and lettuce. Perry Cross from the state of Baker near Newton brought in this large, messed-up tomato that would be hard to slice. Every […]

Bill to limit cutting police budgets in Georgia is now a state law

Gov. Brian Kemp has signed legislation to limit how much local governments in Georgia can cut funding for police agencies. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Houston Gaines, R-Athens, forbids cities and counties from cutting the budgets of most police agencies in the state by more than five percent over a five-year period, except during times of financial trouble such as […]

2020- less

Civilization in 2020 – this is priceless! WELCOME to 2020 • Our Phones – Wireless • Cooking – Fireless • Cars – Keyless • Food – Fatless • Tires -Tubeless • Dress – Sleeveless • Youth – Jobless • Leaders – Shameless •Relationships – Meaningless •Attitudes – Careless • Babies – Fatherless • Feelings – Heartless • Education – Valueless […]

Sleep control

A doctor that had been seeing an 80-year-old woman for most of her life finally retired. At her next checkup, the new doctor told her to bring a list of all the medicines that had been prescribed for her. As the doctor was looking through these, his eyes grew wide as he realized Grandma had a prescription for birth control […]