2022-03-16 E-Edition

Now that’s a cool catch!

The Easter cool snap has come, and hopefully gone for this year, but Will Nunnery caught a lull in the crazy temperatures that dipped into freezing over the past weekend, hopefully finishing off the bugs that give our farmers a fit as the new crops are starting to sprout. Just before the weather change, Will Nunnery and his dad, Jeff, […]

Irish Blessing

These candidates have paid to run in the May 24th election

Qualifying ended Friday, March 11, 2022, at noon for citizens wanting to run in the May 24, 2022 General Primary. Qualifying began on Monday morning, March 7, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. Those qualified and the offices they are running for are as follows: •Miller County Commissioner, District 2 – Kreg Freeman (I), Republican Jeff Cox, Republican Miller County Board of […]

Food Bank this Saturday

Food Bank is Saturday, March 19, from 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. The Food Bank will remain on the third Saturday, which will be April 16, the same day as the Mayhaw Festival. Earlier hours on that day will be 7:30- 9:00 a.m. in order to finish distribution in time for the Mayhaw Festival Parade.

Edwina Skipper isAg Person of the Year for Seminole County

Each year the Donalsonville/Seminole County Chamber of Commerce and the Seminole County Young Farmers honor one individual who makes valued contributions to the agricultural industry of Seminole County and presents them with the Ag Person of the Year award. At the chamber’s 23rd Annual Farmer Appreciation event, held as a luncheon last Thursday, March 3, Edwina Skipper was announced as […]

Beta Sigma Phi Elects officers for 2022-23

On Thursday, March 10, 2022, the sisters of Beta Sigma Phi XI Epsilon Omicron Sorority met for the purpose of electing officers for 2022-23. This meeting was held at the Colquitt/ Miller Chamber of Commerce Building in Colquitt, Georgia. Jo Mock and Tina Grimsley were hostesses for the evening. First, President Gisondi welcomed everyone followed by the Beta Sigma Phi […]

World Series champion Gordon Richardson of Colquitt among the 500+ retirees w/o MLB pensions

There are more than 500 former players being hosed out of pensions by the league and the players’ association, including a native son of Colquitt who pitched in two games of the 1964 World Series. All these men have been getting since 2011 are non qualified retirement payments of $625 for every 43 games they were on an active MLB […]

Becha didn”t know this about us?

•As you walk up the steps to the building which houses the U.S Supreme Court you can see near the top of the building a row of the world’s law givers and each one is facing one in the middle who is facing forward with a full frontal view .. it is Moses and he is holding the Ten Commandments! […]

Six projects receive DNR grants to promote wildlife viewing

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (March 10, 2022) – Grant projects announced by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will improve public opportunities to see and learn about native animals and plants statewide. The six proposals selected by the DNR Wildlife Resources Division as 2022 recipients in the Wildlife Viewing Grants Program range from coastal Georgia to Rutledge and Thomasville to Lavonia. […]