2021-09-15 E-Edition

2021-22 Miller County Seniors Honored At Game

Senior night was held Friday night, September 10, 2021, at Pirate Stadium before the game against the Atkinson County Rebels. Seniors honored were: CHLOE ARD Chloe is the daughter of Steve and Samantha Ard. She has been a member of Senior Beta Club and the Lady Pirate softball team all four years of high school and has been a cheerleader […]

The part of fishing most don’t like!

The above photo was sent by one of my old fishing buddies. I like the fishermen in the photos, but we like the fish too. Terry Bevis or someone sent this to me to remind me that things are still great at the river, and he is back catching some of the best eating and pulling fish that swim. Best […]

Miller County Schools Covid numbers continue on low side

Superintendent Shane Miller announced on Friday of last week that the COVID-19 numbers continue to be on the low end. As of Friday, September 10, 2021, only one student in the Miller County School System had tested positive with no teacher or staff member. In the elementary school, 19 students were quarantined, one middle school student, and one high school […]

PeoplesSouth Bank tackles hunger

PeoplesSouth Bank hosted a tailgate party and food drive on Friday, September 3, 2021. All 31 branches in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama participated in the “Tailgate to Tackle Hunger” event by wearing their favorite college colors and encouraging everyone to drop off non- perishable food items for local food banks. Those who stopped by were able to enjoy an assortment […]

MCMS Lady Pirates record now stands at 5-0

The Miller County Middle School Lady Pirates added two wins to their season this past week and currently stand at 5- 0 for the season. The Stallions from Spring Creek Charter Academy in Bainbridge traveled to Vic Fleet Complex last Tuesday, September 7th to face the Lady Pirates. Emma Grace Donley was in control on the mound facing 13 batters […]

Matthew Burch joins SW Georgia Farm Credit

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit announced recently that Matthew Burch has joined the association as a relationship manager. Burch has extensive experience as a farmer and crop consultant, and most recently was involved in crop insurance sales. Burch hails from a multi-generational farming family in southwest Georgia. His grandfather, Charlie Burch, served as a member of the board of directors at […]

A knock on the door

Saturday morning the weather was too bad to go out. I was bored with nothing to do. Suddenly there was a knock on the door. I opened it to find a young, well dressed man standing there who said: “Hello sir, I’m a Jehovah’s Witness.” So I said, “Come in and sit down.” I offered him a fresh cup of […]

Students of the month named

Miller County Elementary and Miller County Middle and High School recently named their students of the month. A special thanks to goes to First State Bank of Colquitt for the donation that each student received. Students of the month are Julius Bullock, elementary; Miley Still, middle school; and Stephanie Sanchez, high school. Congratulations to these students!

Mini grants now available for senior recreation

The senior center without walls program is a congregate nutrition program offering meals and activities in a community setting rather than a traditional senior center facility. The program’s purpose is to provide nutritious meals to seniors along with social interaction opportunities, education, and activities. Participation is determined based on the number of meals served, not activities attended. The Sowega Council […]