2022-03-02

2022-03-02 E-Edition

Catch and release


What a way to celebrate a birthday! Enoch Benefield of Miller County caught this 25 pound, 35 inch brown drum at an undisclosed spot recently (looks like a place on Spring Creek). He didn’t have any scales or tape, so all the measurements are estimates. We got a photo! Daniel, Enoch’s son, and his wife, Rose, put a big net […]

Changes at dump site

Miller County officials are revamping their dumpsite to help older residents and individuals with disabilities. County Manager Doug Cofty said the new changes will benefit elderly and handicapped residents because the shorter dumpsters will be easier for them to have access to. “The taller dumpsters are seven feet, six inches or seven feet. The shorter dumpsters are like three or […]

Russia invades Ukraine; Biden threatens sanctions


Normally when an enemy of the United States attacks a friendly nation we could be at war. We most certainly are in a Cold War and Putin’s Russia is losing military as it enters another nation and takes control of Chernobyl Exclusion Region Nuclear Plant. It seems like Russia’s leadership wants to revive the USSR and take back what they […]

Billy W. Roland recognized for 30 years of service to Golden Triangle

Golden Triangle RC&D would like to recognize Billy W. Roland for his 30 years of service and dedication to the Golden Triangle Resource, Conservation, & Development Council. Mr. Roland has diligently served with the non-profit group in various capacities since its inception in 1992. In that time Mr. Roland has served as a representative for Miller County, a board member […]

Swamp Gravy Honors Local Heroes

It’s not unusual to hear sirens at Cotton Hall when the Colquitt Miller Fire Department across the street pulls out for a call, but lately the sirens have been coming from inside the building. Rehearsals are underway for Swamp Gravy: Nuthin’ But A Will—a play that tells the true stories of Colquitt’s-own volunteer fire department and other unsung heroes in […]

Miss Colquitt Pageant to be held this Saturday

The annual Miss Colquitt Pageant will be held on Saturday, March 5, at the Miller County Pre-K Cafetorium. The Baby Miss, Toddler Miss, Teeny Miss and Tiny Miss will begin at 12:00 p.m. Young, Junior and Teen Miss contestants will compete at 2:00 p.m., and Little Miss and Miss contestants will compete at 6:00 p.m. This year’s theme is “Join […]

News Around Us

Bainbridge – One person was injured after a Sunday afternoon stabbing incident, according to Bainbridge Public Safety (BPS). On February 20, officers were dispatched to a location on MLK Drive in reference to a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the female victim who was outside of her apartment and bleeding profusely from multiple stab wounds. Officers immediately provided […]

February Food Bank a success

Because of generous people like the Hope Farms volunteers from Bainbridge and the children and youth at Colquitt United Methodist Church, February’s Food Bank was a success! The Hope Farms’ ladies unloaded the semi truck of food that comes on Thursday mornings and got the assembly lines set up to pack the grocery bags on Thursday evening. “We certainly couldn’t […]

Plant lilies for a summer garden of elegant and fragrant blooms


Lilies add long-lasting color and fragrance to flower gardens and summer bouquets. These stately flowers provide vertical interest and blend nicely with other perennials. And best of all, with very little care, you’ll be enjoying them for years to come. Plant different types of lilies to extend your enjoyment from early summer into fall. The colorful and often fragrant blossoms […]