January 17, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Birdsong sustains heavy fire damages

Two injuries occurred as a private contractor and one of his employees were under the bag house pulling out burning hulls when the hulls ignited. More...

May-Haw Comes to Town

Are you ready to laugh so hard that you cry? Are you ready to get up out of your seat and cheer? On January 19-20 and 26-27, you'll have your chance as May-Haw returns to Cotton Hall. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Multiple law enforcement agencies working together captured a county prisoner who escaped from a road work crew on Tuesday afternoon, sheriff's deputies said. The search was launched at about 3:20 p.m. More...

Yard of the month chosen

The Colquitt Garden Club met Tuesday, January 8, at the Chamber of Commerce with 19 members present. Maxie Warren, vice president, opened the meeting by asking each member to join in repeating the club collect. More...

Casey Cagle sworn in as Georgia's First Republican Lieutenant Governor

(Atlanta, GA) - Former State Senator Casey Cagle took the oath of office to serve as Georgia's lieutenant governor. More...

Public Safety

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

ARRESTS Tony Tremayne Williams, of Donalsonville, was charged with disorderly conduct, carrying pistol without lisence, carrying a deadly weapon to or at public gatherings, and weapons at school. More...

public safety report

14 January 799D Assist EMS, Wacaser Rd. +Theft, Mayhaw Rd. 799R Speak with Officer, Via Telephone +Drug Activity, Pine St. +Transport Prisoner, Highway 45 N. 13 January 799D Speak with Officer, Helms Rd. +Assist EMS, Dunlap Rd. More...

Living & Style

Breckenridge, Kitchens to wed

Dr. and Mrs. Homer Breckenridge III of Donalsonville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Kathryn, to Gregory Orman Kitchens, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Kitchens of Tallahassee, Florida. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Inspirational Fiction The James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library has some new inspirational fiction titles available. If you have not read the Redemption series by Karen Kingsbury, the library has in large print the first three titles available. More...

A b i g c e l e b r a t i o n

My wife and I were sitting in a fine restaurant. She looks over at a nearby table and sees a man in a drunken stupor; she kept glancing over at him throughout the meal. Finally, I said, "I notice you've been watching that man for some time now. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Things change for good or bad, our choice

This new year has started off different. Someone reminded me at one of the "senior" functions how we used to have dances in the front rooms of our home. We didn't have any furniture up there, and it was a good dance area. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

'Hope You Dance...'

This was written by an 83-year-old woman to her friend. *The last line says it all. * Dear Bertha, I'm reading more and dusting less. I'm sitting in the yard and admiring the view without fussing about the weeds in the garden. More...

Calendar

BIRTHDAY CALENDAR CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17 Birthdays: Jan Morgan, Tracy Bush, Freddie Gordon, Jan Skipper, Daniel Jackson, Erik Newberry, Alex Grimsley, Michael Cunningham, Sammy Gardner, Rhonda Coddington, Benjamin Franklin (1706) THURSDAY, JANUARY 18 Birthdays More...

New BOC change leadership

Other than the first official meeting of the 2007 Miller County Board of Commissioners (BOC) changed leadership, board attorney, office crew, time and location of meeting and accepted the resignation of the fiscal officer, the first meeting of the y More...

Four suspects arrested in Miller for armed robbery in Decatur

Four suspects were arrested on Thursday, January 11, for allegedly robbing a convenient store in Bainbridge. The suspects were stopped in Miller County, and one escaped as they were being questioned. More...

New hospital rooms now open

The date of anticipation has arrived! The new wing to Miller County Hospital is now open. Construction CGM started ground preparation in January 2006 and promised completion by January 2007. More...

Religion

Greed in Hell

A holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said, "Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like." The Lord led the holy man to two doors. He opened one of the doors, and the holy man looked in. More...

Inspiration

'Get Prepared!'

Whether we fail or succeed in our endeavors in life depends on many factors; one of the primary factors is preparation. For the student, preparation is essential to passing tests. More...

Doing the word- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

To make the value of obedience just as practical as possible, let's play 'Let's Pretend.' Let's pretend that you work for me. In fact, you are my executive assistant in a company that is growing rapidly. More...

School & Sports

MCHS First Semester Honor Roll

Miller County High School Principal Ginger Webster announces the following students as having met requirements for Honor Roll for the 2006-07 First Semester grading period: PRINCIPAL'S LIST Grade 12 Kayla Calhoun, Kelvin Hallmon, Ashley Miller, K More...

MCMS First Semester Honor Roll

Miller County Middle School Principal Frank Killingsworth announces the following students as having met requirements for Honor Roll for the 2006-07 First Semester grading period: PRINCIPAL'S LIST Grade 8 None Grade 7 Daniel Allen, Hunter Hornsby More...

Kimble completes Nursing Program

ALBANY - Priscilla Kimble of Colquitt graduated this fall from the Darton College Nursing Program in Albany with an associate of science degree. More...

Obituaries

JERRY HUNTER HALL

The funeral service of Mrs. Jerry Hunter Hall of Newton, who died January 11, 2007, was held in the chapel of Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors at 4 PM Saturday January 13, 2007, with Rev. John Jenkins officiating. Mrs. More...

SANDRA TREADWAY

Sandra Camille Bush Treadway, age 66, of Tallahassee, FL, died Tuesday, January 9, 2006, at her residence. Mrs. Treadway was born December 10, 1940, in Bainbridge. More...

CAROL LORINE SPRAY

Mrs. Carol Lorine Spray, age 92, of Colquitt died Wednesday, January 10, 2007, at Miller County Hospital. Mrs. Spray was born October 3, 1914, in Brandon, FL. She was a homemaker. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

This past week the residents enjoyed The Joy lighters, and on Wednesday we celebrated the monthly birthdays with a Birthday Party, and Kingdom Corp. at 6:00 p.m. We enjoyed Bingo and Parachute Exercise on Thursday. More...

Diabetes Medication Cuts Risk of Second Stroke

People with type 2 diabetes are at an especially high risk for suffering a stroke. More...

Healthy 'tween' habits key healthier adult weights

American girls who are overweight in their "tween" years -- between 9 and 12 years old -- are 10 times more likely to grow into overweight adults, says a recent Journal of Pediatrics report. More...