2022-01-12 E-Edition

J.D. kills eight pointer

J.D. Bush of Colquitt killed this eight point, 180 pound buck while hunting on Tuesday, December 21, in Miller County. At 80 years old that is not all that bad to still be able to put meat on the table. Miller County a short few years ago had no white tailed deer. Now we have an over-abundance to the point […]

Miller County Schools Name Teachers of theYear

Each year the teachers at MCES, MCMS, and MCHS select a Teacher of the Year to represent their school. It is a great honor to be selected Teacher of the Year. Voting recently took place, and the recipients for 2021-22 Teacher of the Year are MCES – Donna Godfrey, MCMS – Jara Miller, and MCHS – Freddie Odom. PeoplesSouth Bank […]

One Last Look


July There have been two rumors floating around town and we are going to resolve both of them on this week’s front page. Yes, Judy and I are retiring!After 55 years, it was still a hard decision. That’s not true! It was not our decision. The Lord prodded us down the path we are on. Our primary concern was how […]

MCES students of month named

Miller County Elementary School Jamie Ard recently announced the Wendy Martin Student of the Month recipients for the months of November and December. Thanks to the sponsors (Cafe LeLe’ – Ice Cream Scoop and Miller County Elementary Pirates Reaching Potential – T-shirts and prize bags) for helping us to recognize these outstanding students! They are Victoria Cross, Ethan Brown, Bailey […]

You need to be in tune

A couple is getting all snugly in bed. The passion is heating up and everything. But then the wife stops and says, “I don’t feel like it, I just want you to hold me.” The husband says, “WHAT??” The wife explains that he mustn’t be angry, that he must be in tune with her emotional needs as a woman. Then […]


* Generally, for every degree you lower your thermostat during heating season, you reduce your energy costs by 3%. * Just in time for soup season (and my new year’s resolutions), here’s a great fat swap: Drain and rinse 2 cups of white beans and puree with a cup of no-sodium vegetable broth. You can use this as a thickener […]

Miller County Sheriff’s Department Reports

THEFT BY TAKING On Friday, December 31, 2021, Miller County Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Long responded to 197 Moulton Road in Miller County in reference to the resident of the home, Ms. Peggy Rice, hearing two males talking in her garage. Upon arrival, Deputy Long checked around the exterior of the home and garage and saw no one. Ms. Rice stated […]

News Around Us

Bainbridge – On Sunday, December 26, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for a home invasion and shots fired on the 100 block of Floyd Road. According to reports, Naquita Evans was at her home with her friend, DeAndre Smith, when her estranged husband, Micheal McCray, began aggressively knocking on her door. She refused to open the […]

Buyer Beware! A scam license website

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. Buyer Beware! A scam website for buying licenses has been identified. This site appears to be active in both North Georgia and on the coast. This scam website appears as an advertisement during a Google Search for “Georgia Fishing License.” The site then allows you to enter your personal information, such as name, date of birth, social […]