2022-04-06 E-Edition

Three arrested and charged for growing marijuana and probation violation

On March 21, 2022, the Miller County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by state probation and asked if they could be assisted on a probation search looking for firearms in the home of Chester Chapman at 860 Airport Road in Colquitt. On arrival Chief Probation Officer Perry Price and Bryan Perry with ATF Task Force talked to Chester Chapman about him […]

Beckett kills first gobbler

It’s turkey season in Miller County, Georgia and from all reports, there seems to be a good crop of gobblers Beckett Spann, seven years old, killed this gobbler recently while turkey hunting in Miller County. Beckett was hunting with his daddy, Chad, when he shot this 22 pound gobbler. The beard was ten inches long. Hunting and fishing are Beckett’s […]

Colquitt man killed early Saturday morning

A Colquitt man was killed early Saturday morning, April 2, 2022. Miller/Baker 911 received a call at 6:15 a.m. stating that a pedestrian walking in the road on Twilight Church Road had been hit by a vehicle. Miller County EMS, Miller County Fire & Rescue, Colquitt Police Department, Miller County Sheriff ’s Department and the Georgia State Patrol responded to […]

Station 6 Under Construction

The Colquitt/Miller Fire/Rescue has begun construction on a new Station 6 located on Griggs/Lucille Road in Miller County. In November of last year, a community meeting was held at Flat Creek Baptist Church for all interested parties. The community members present asked that a station be constructed for their area of the county, as it was the only remaining area […]

Kimbrel’s Celebrate 50 years of marriage

Mr. and Mrs. William Hilton Kimbrel (Billy) of Colquitt celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at TK’s Grill on the square in Colquitt Friday, April 1, 2022. Joining Billy and Karen were their wedding attendants: Maids of Honor, Carolyn (Cookie) Tabb Funderburke and Cindy Phillips Mann and Junior Bridesmaid, Terry Ward Ashley. Also the Best Man, was in attendance, Gerald Franklin. […]

News Around Us

Bainbridge – One suspect has been arrested for a stabbing incident that occurred in early March, according to Bainbridge Public Safety (BPS). On the afternoon of March 5, officers were dispatched to a location on Anderson Street in reference to a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers entered the home and located a man with stab wounds to his stomach. A woman […]

Before John Wayne died –

Before John Wayne passed away! Most of you know John Wayne as an actor. You may not know what happened to him before he died. This is that story! Robert Schuller ’s teenage daughter, Cindy, was in a motorcycle accident and had to have her leg amputated. John Wayne is a big fan of Robert Schuller. He heard Dr. Schuller […]

Headstone dedication held

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon the Sons of Confederate Veterans once again fulfilled their “Charge.” A long overdue headstone dedication service was held for Private Griffin Smith of the 49th Georgia Infantry in Rebecca, Georgia. Local historian and author Jack C. Cowart, commander of the SCV Ninth Brigade and captain of the “CSS Chattahoochee” camp from Iron City, Georgia, was […]

Miller County Elementary School Celebrates…