April 4, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

'A Battle Against Cancer is Everyone's Fight'- - - - - - - -

Miller County's Relay for Life theme for 2007 is "A Battle Against Cancer is Everyone's Fight." Sights around are showing evidence that Relay for Life is coming soon. Pretty purple and pink bows are on doors and around the lamp posts. More...

Easter Sunrise Services

Easter sunrise services will be held at several area churches Easter Sunday, April 8. Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church will begin their service at 7:00 a.m. New Home Free Will Baptist Church will begin their sunrise service at 7:15 a.m. More...

Williams, Clark to wed

Winston and Dawn Williams of Pelham proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tanya Dawn Williams of Albany, to Mark Lindsey Clark of Panama City Beach, Florida, son of Derrell and Bebe Clark of Blakely. More...

Community

'Commissioner's Cut'

I cannot believe it is already April! Spring is here, and we all have Spring Fever! We have done a lot of cleaning and improvements in the Commissioners' Office, and we are not finished yet! More...

PROUDLY THEY SERVE

Air Force Airman Travis J. Smith has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Joshua Davis, champion racer

You may just see this trailer around town this weekend. Josh Davis is number 24. He will be racing in Daytona, FL, on April 14 and 15. Josh is 10 years old and the son of Tim and MeLinda Davis. More...

Living & Style

Whisman, Jones to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whisman of Donalsonville are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney Marie Whisman, to Raymond Glenn "Buck" Jones Jr. of Iron City. More...

It's a baby boy!

Dealana and Trey Hilburn are proud to announce the birth of their son, Nathan Trey Hilburn. Nathan was born Tuesday, January 9, at 8:21 a.m. in Donalsonville. He weighed six pounds, four ounces, and was 19 1/4 inches long. More...

IT'S A BABY GIRL!

Saige and Kolby Yates would like to announce the birth of their sister, Ryleigh Marie Yates. Ryleigh was born Wednesday, March 21, 2007, at 8:30 a.m. at Donalsonville Women's and Children's Center. More...

Obituaries

URBAN STANFORD (US) CHAMBLESS

Mr. Urban Stanford (US) Chambless, age 78, of Colquitt died Saturday, March 31, 2007, at his residence. Mr. Chambless was born May 24, 1928, in Miller County. He was a farmer and a member of Eldorendo Baptist Church. More...

REUBEN MILTON LYNN

Mr. Reuben Milton Lynn, age 63, of Donalsonville died Sunday, April 1, 2007, at his residence. Mr. Lynn was born July 14, 1943, in Seminole County. He was a church organist at Hammock Spring for many years and was retired for the Civil Service. More...

JEWEL ALDAY LOVERING

Mrs. Jewel Alday Lovering, 84, of Tallahassee, FL, died Monday, March 26, 2007, at Florida Hospital in Kissimmee , FL. Mrs. Lovering was born September 17, 1922, in Seminole County. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Olive Holiness Church. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

This past week the residents enjoyed sitting on the front porch looking at the birds singing and trees and flowers blooming. Thanks to Flat Creek Baptist Church for the birthday party. More...

Helping Young Adults Deal with a Common Condition

It's a common disease, but if you're a young adult struggling to find your place in the world, it couldn't happen at a worse time. More...

American Red Cross 'New York Get Away' Promotion

ATLANTA - Few places hold the cultural and historic significance of New York City, and now, as part of the American Red Cross "New York Get Away" promotion, one lucky donor from the Southern Region will have an opportunity to experience the Big App More...

Hospital CEO resigns

Over eight years ago, on March 2, 1999, a man walked into the Liberal office one night as we were attempting to get one more edition together. This was when we worked late into the night getting things together. More...

BOE to appoint member for District Three, maybe

At the last called meeting of the Miller County Board of Education meeting, the four board members hired a high school social studies teacher pending certification. The next item was to advertise for an elementary school principal. More...

A new mayor for Colquitt

The City of Colquitt in conjunction with the Georgia Municipal Association recently sponsored an essay contest open to all sixth grade students with a theme of "If I Were Mayor." The students were challenged to write a 250 word essay outlining their More...

Brinson man dies on RR tracks

Brinson- According to a Bainbridge news release, a Brinson man was killed by a train at approximately 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27. More...

Religion

'Because Christ Lives'

Such a lovely time of year this is with all its beauty bursting forth with fresh life. Most days are warm but not overly hot; the nights are refreshingly pleasant. More...

Public Safety

public safety report

1 April 799R Unlock vehicle, Wallace Newberry Rd. +Traffic accident, Hwy. 45 N. +Alarm, Grimsley Rd. +Cows in road, Hwy. 27 N. +Four wheelers in road, Wacaser Rd. +Cows in road, Hwy. 27 N. +Assist PD, Geer St. 799D Cows out, Three Notch Rd. More...

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA On March 25, 2007, Officer Dale Glover saw a white Oldsmobile traveling north on Highway 91 North. The driver of the vehicle crossed over the center line and into the opposite lane of travel. More...

School & Sports

Butler recognized at Fair

On Friday, March 16, at the Exchange Club Fair clubhouse, seven scholarship recipients were recognized and awarded checks in the amount of $500.00 each by the Exchange Club Fair of Southwest Georgia. More...

2006-2007 Region 1-A Literary Competition

The 2006-2007 Region 1- A Literary Competition was completed on March 9 at South Georgia College in Douglas, Georgia, with students competing from 10 schools. More...

MCHS NEWS

Hey, everyone! How's your week? I've got some bad news for gardeners of Miller County. Our greenhouse is closed. There are no flowers or ferns left...empty, zilch! But the sales were great! Thanks to all of you who bought our plants. More...

Entertainment

Pigs-

A farmer had five female pigs. Times were hard, so he decided to take them to the county fair and sell them. At the fair, he met another farmer who owned five male pigs. More...

Weekly Book Review

ONCE UPON A BLUE MOON

Have you ever wished upon a blue moon? Many people throughout the ages have wished upon a falling star or a four-leaf clover, but never upon the rarely seen blue moon- until now! More...

How to stay married

A man and woman had been married for more than 60 years. They had shared everything. They had talked about everything. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

'Get involved. Your children are at risk!'

by Terry Toole It has been a week, and I'm still out of jail. More...

Opinion and Comment

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Respect, shame this isn't done more often

In Texas we really do pull off the road and stop for funerals, nobody moves until the last car has gone by. More...

Calendar

BIRTHDAYS AND CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4 Birthdays: Leanne K. Avant, Gail Everson, Billy Joe Newberry, Martha Snellgrove, Cassie Cox Brooks, Jimmie Williams, Prissy Wilkin, Sandra Allen, Jerry Batson Jr. Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. More...