January 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Rare deer killed as season ends

What a way to end a season! John Cofty Jr. of Bainbridge shot this rare part-albino (piebald) 11 point deer on his father's land on January 7. Cofty stated that he was hunting on his father's farm in Decatur County with his wife, Key, that day. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A local man is being held in connection with a Friday, January 12th shooting death of a Florida Highway Patrol trooper during a traffic stop, according to a news release. More...

Megan Tharp heads to Atlanta to compete for Pre-Teen America Pageant

Megan Taylor Tharp of Bainbridge won the title of Miss Pre-Teen Georgia Royal Miss that was held in Atlanta November 3-5. Now she is going back to Atlanta to compete against 44 other girls for the title of America's Pre-Teen Royal Miss. More...

DNR License Plates Support Wildlife Conservation in Georgia

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (January 16, 2007) - Georgia residents who have purchased a wildlife license plate for their vehicle can be proud that they have helped support the conservation of many different plant and animal species in the state. More...

School & Sports

Students make Dean's/Merit List at Darton College

Crystal A. Grimsley of Vanessa L. Williamson of Damascus Colquitt made the Dean's List at Darton College for the fall 2006 semester. Joanna L. Smith of Colquitt made the Merit List at Darton College for the fall 2006 semester. More...

MCHS Basketball Highlights

On Tuesday, January 16, our Lady Pirates and Pirates hosted Terrell County. Our girls played their hearts out and gave the Lady Greenwaves a run for their win. More...

We'd still be alive

1st woman: Hi! My name is Wanda. 2nd woman: Hi! I'm Sylvia. How'd you die? 1st woman: I froze to death. 2nd woman: How horrible! 1st woman: It wasn't so bad. More...

Obituaries

HELEN H. O'NEAL

Helen H. O'Neal, age 97, of Colquitt and formerly of Donalsonville, passed away Monday, January 15, 2007, at Miller Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Thursday, January 18, at 3:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Donalsonville with Dr. More...

BUBBA' VARNADOE

Mr. Aaron Wesley "Bubba" Varnadoe, age 61, of Colquitt died Monday, January 22, 2007, at his residence. Mr. Varnadoe was born November 9, 1945, in Miller County. He was a member of Mt. Olive Holiness Church. More...

SARAH AGNES MICHAEL

Mrs. Sarah Agnes Michael, age 97, of Colquitt died Friday, January 19, 2007, at Miller Nursing Home. Mrs. Michael was born August 16, 1909, in Miller County. She was a member of Colquitt United Methodist Church and was a bookkeeper. More...

Calendar

BIRTHDAY CALENDAR CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24 Birthdays: Ty Bailey, Joe Wilkin, Dr. Boyd Phillips, Kay Phillips Smith, John David Lane, Isabella Lawson, Minora Edenfield THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 Birthdays: Catherine Holmes, Todd Thornton, Leonard Varnum, Mitch Griffin, More...

Popular columnist dies at 61

The popular writer for the Miller County Liberal of "Tales From Below The Gnat Line" passed away early Monday morning. Aaron Wesley "Bubba" Varnadoe, 61, of Colquitt, died at home, in the arms of his wife, Lucille, Monday, January 22, 2007. More...

Miller County 2007 Relay for Life kickoff

The Miller County Unit of the American Cancer Society recently held its Relay for Life kickoff. The fifth Relay for Life for Miller County will be held Friday, April 13, beginning at 6:00 p.m. More...

Gas prices drop, at some stations

By the time you read this, it may be off either way, but the guess is that until the demand for gas goes back up in the spring and summer, the price at the pump may just continue to go down. More...

Religion

'Let God Give You A Dream'

Inspiration

Dreams are familiar to all of us and probably not clearly understood by any of us. Most of us have had dreams that include those that were pleasant, those that were frightening and even a few that can only be described as bizarre. More...

God Whispers

Not long ago I heard a story about a young man and an old preacher. The young man had lost his job and didn't know which way to turn. So he went to see the old preacher. Pacing about the preacher's study, the young man ranted about his problem. More...

Public Safety

public safety report

18 January 799D Speak with Subject, Bryan Rd. +Served Two Magistrate Papers 799R Transport Prisoner, Courthouse +Assist EMS, Whites Bridge Rd. +Assist P.D., Hwy. 27 S. +Speak with Subject, Bryan Rd. More...

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

COUNTERFEIT MONEY On January 12, 2007, Officer Kenneth Kirkland responded to First Franklin Financial in reference to counterfeit money. More...

Robbery suspects to be charged with multiple counts

Three of the four suspects in the January 11 robbery of the Inland Store on Colquitt Highway in Bainbridge will also be charged in a December 15, 2006 home invasion robbery, Major Wendell Cofer of the sheriff's office in Bainbridge reported. More...

Living & Style

For Brides, Cold Sores May Be "Something New" on Wedding Day

(NAPSI)-For years, you have dreamed of your wedding day. You have imagined yourself in the dress, looking your absolute best, walking down the aisle surrounded by adoring friends and family. More...

Bizarre Facts About Nursery Rhymes

1. Humpty Dumpty: According to Katherine Thomas in The Real Personages of Mother Goose, Humpty Dumpty is 500 years old and refers to King Richard III of England. More...

Meet Graham and Mason

Graham Foster, 4, and Mason Foster, 2, are the grandsons of Mary Y. Rentz of Baker County, sons of Paige and Chad Foster of Atlanta and nephews of Lea and Greg Manning of Atlanta and grand-nephews of Dr. T.W. Rentz Sr. of Colquitt and Thomas W. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

One of my missionary trips -

If you like southern gospel and you missed the Gaither Concert in Tallahassee last Friday night, you missed a real treat. More...

Opinion a nd Comment

   More...

SHRINE FIT FOR A SUPERSTAR

James Brown made a million bucks singing "I Feel Good." Right now, "The Hardest Working Man In Show Business" feels anything but good. In fact, he doesn't feel anything at all. The "Godfather of Soul" passed away on Christmas Day 2006. More...