2021-08-04

2021-08-04 E-Edition

Back to school

Miller County students headed back to the classroom Monday morning, August 2, 2021, after their summer vacation. According to School Superintendent Shane Miller, everything went smoothly on the first day of the 2021- 2022 school year. Everyone seemed excited to be back and ready for another great year, with the exception of a few, who weren’t quite sure about it. […]

Two former Miller Countians killed in vehicle accident

Two former Miller Countians were killed last Thursday morning, July 29, 2021, around 8:00 a.m. in Lee County in a vehicle accident The Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia State Patrol investigated the fatal two-vehicle accident on Philema Road, near Chewhaw Park. Linda Tucker Sammons Papp, age 73, and her son, Bradley Sammons, 43, were killed in the wreck, […]

Two vehicle accident at Perry St. & 45 North

A call came into Miller/ Baker 911 on Monday morning, July 26, 2021, at approximately 10:51 a.m. that a vehicle accident had occurred with injuries. Miller County EMS, Miller County Fire and Rescue, Colquitt Police Department, and the Georgia State Patrol responded to the scene of the accident at the intersection of Perry Drive and Highway 45 North. The report […]

Spring Creek Park gets a new sign

Brad Bell, Miller County Recreation Director, Bruce Martinez, and Charles Jones are working diligently to improve Spring Creek Park and its facilities. As you can see from the above picture, a new sign has been erected at the entrance of the park. The park offers softball and baseball fields, tennis courts, an amphitheater and a walking area. The playground equipment […]

Colquitt’s newest business holds grand opening and ribbon cutting

A large crowd gathered last Friday afternoon, July 30, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. for the grand opening and ribbon cutting of Colquitt’s newest business, C-Moore Curves Boutique. Mandy Roland, Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce president, welcomed everyone to the event and thanked the owners, Scott and Candy V. Moore for opening their business in Colquitt. Ritchie Vaughn, Candy’s brother, then […]

FFA Member Selected to Serve as National Delegate

Recently, Lily Sheffield, a member of the Pataula Charter FFA Chapter, was selected to serve as a delegate at the 94th National FFA Convention. Lily, a member of the Pataula Charter FFA Chapter, is one of 39 students selected by the Georgia FFA Association to be allocated as a voting delegate. Each year, during the National FFA Convention & Expo, […]

LIBRARY NEWS


August is Read a Romance Month The month of August is Read a Romance Month, so come check out a romance that interests you. We have a social media reading challenge for adults and teens. Adults have 10 books to read, while teens have five books to complete the challenge. If you complete the challenge you can get a picture […]

Anyone have an objection?


At a wedding ceremony, the pastor asked if anyone had anything to say concerning the union of the bride and groom. It was their time to stand up and talk, or forever hold their peace. The moment of utter silence was broken by a young beautiful woman carrying a child. She started walking toward the pastor slowly. Everything quickly turned […]

Here’s a tip

* Berries are in season, and there’s no greater time to stock up. But don’t feel like you have to make jam out of all the berries. Freeze in a single layer and transfer to a freezer-safe bag or container. Later they can be popped into muffins and quick breads, as well as eaten straight out of the bag for […]