May 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Members show their colors

BOE not allowed to vote on principal issue

The Miller County Board of Education met in regular session Monday evening, May 14, for the first time with all five members present since one BOE member resigned on February 6. More...

Community

Bright to compete in saddle club show

David Bright and his pony Blaze have qualified to compete at the Georgia Federation of Saddle Clubs Annual Show to be held Labor Day Weekend in Perry. More...

Creative Communities Conference a success here

If you saw some strangers walking around town May 2, 3 and 4, there was good reason! The Building Creative Communities Conference, the first conference ever held entirely in Colquitt, was going on at that time. More...

"Commissioner's Cut"

BY MENDY BUTLER, COUNTY CLERK We have certainly had a full week this week. The Commissioners had a Special Session on Tuesday, May 8. More...

Living & Style

Duggan, Ingram engaged

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Duggan of South Kingstown, Rhode Island, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Duggan, to Ashley Ingram, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Ingram of Iron City. More...

Skeen, Hodges to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Phil Cook of Donalsonville, Mr. Mike Skeen of Moultrie and Mr. and Mrs. Phil Hodges, also of Donalsonville, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Amanda Leah Skeen and David Phillip Hodges, Jr. More...

Welcome Hayden Alexander Josey

BJ and Andrea Josey are proud to announce the birth of their son, Hayden Alexander Josey. He was born on March 21, 2007, at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital. He weighed eight pounds and was 21 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Mr. More...

Obituaries

ELLAFAIR GLASS LAWSON

Ellafair Glass Lawson, 96, of Donalsonville, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007, in her home, Seminole Manor Nursing Home. Graveside funeral services were held Friday, May 11, at 11:00 a.m. in Blakely Cemetery with Rev. Radford Jones officiating. More...

COLLIE MAE NIX

Collie Mae Nix, 89, of Colquitt, died Friday, May 11, 2007, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 13, at 3:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Talmadge Worsley officiating. More...

CHARLIE A. WHATLEY

Charlie A. (Jack) Whatley, 64, of Colquitt, former employee of Walker Pest Control in Daytona Beach, FL, died Saturday, May 5, 2007, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Mr. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

'OOPS, another good man gone!'

And the git'um goes on and on and on. Last week the county commissioners agreed to accept the resignation of a proven leader of one of our important and mandatory departments of government. This time, the reason given was money. More...

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Could you pass this FBI test?

The FBI had an opening for an assassin. After all the background checks, interviews, and testing were done, there were three finalists, two men and a woman. More...

Teachers treated at MCES

Teaching our young folks isn't as bad as some one might think, at certain times. More...

Wendi Donley graduates cum laude from TU

On Saturday, May 5, 2007, Thomas University held its 52nd commencement exercise. The event was held at the Municipal Auditorium in downtown Thomasville at 11:00 a.m. More...

Graduation time next week

Although some of the high schools and colleges have already held graduation, the main ones will take place next week for our local students. More...

Religion

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A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, loving favor rather than silver and gold. (Proverbs 22:1) I remember my childhood fondly. I was brought up in a good home, around good people. More...

Public Safety

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

(THEFT BY TAKING) On May 9, 2007, Deputy Ken Kirkland responded to Highway 91 North in reference to a theft. More...

public safety report

                               7 May 799D Security Patrol through all zones More...

School & Sports

Three graduate from Thomas University

The graduation ceremony for Thomas University was held Saturday, May 5, at the Thomasville Municipal Auditorium in Thomasville. Among those graduating were Mandy Roland of Colquitt, Dawn Cunningham and Beth Miller, both of Donalsonville. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

LITTLE BOYS COME IN ALL AGES

Kyle, age 20 at the time, unhookedthe moun- tain-lakewhite bass and dropped it into the livewell. Hurriedly, he made another cast, and the small crankbait was again viciously attacked. More...

Poster Contest Winners Announced

In celebration of Soil Stewardship Week, the Flint River Soil & Water Conservation District sponsored a Conservation Poster Contest. The theme for this year was "Today Is The Day To Be Part of Conservation's Power. More...

Entertainment

Designated what?

Submitted by: E. Joke This is a story in a local South Island community paper. Recently a routine police patrol parked outside a local neighbourhood tavern. More...

Unfold the rose

A young, new preacher was walking with an older, more seasoned preacher in the garden one day. Feeling a bit insecure about what God had for him to do, he was asking the older preacher for some advice. More...

Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman

A group of 12 Bainbridge College (BC) students from throughout southwest Georgia and two professors traveled to Montgomery, AL, to see the Alabama Shakespeare Festival's production of the modern drama, Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller. More...

Health

Chunky adolescents' cardiovascular health is headed in wrong direction

Key indicators of cardiovascular health, such as blood pressure and arterial stiffness, are headed in the wrong direction in "chunky" adolescents, researchers say. More...