May 30, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller Co. woman killed in wreck

A call came into the Miller County 911 office Monday, May 28, that a vehicle accident with injuries had occurred on SR 310 South of Colquitt at approximately 9:45 p.m. More...

New business now open in county

by MCL staff writer If you need something good to eat early or late, the newly renovated Hog Heaven Store and Diner is the place to go. The site of the new business is not new to those who live in the east part of Miller County. More...

Community

PrivateFirst Class Roland completes basic

Private First Class Christopher Roland has completed Basic and ASI Training on May 25, 2007. Private First Class has been stationed in Fort Benning since his joining the United States Army. Chris is a 2004 graduate of Miller County High School. More...

No charge for 411

submitted by Lindy No charge for directory assistance. Some cell phone companies are charging us $1.00 or more for 411 / information calls when they don't have to. More...

Do you know what this is?

When Mr. Ray Houston brought this into the office last Wednesday, he asked if I knew what it was. It looked like a knife, until he started opening the three blades. He explained, that his grandfather, the late Warren A. More...

School & Sports

FourthGrade Honors Program

Accelerated Readers awards: First row, l-r: (met yearly goal) Shelby Lee, Peyton Brice, Cole Vann, Dakota Butler, Taylor Ball. Second row: (met goal for two nine weeks) Brianna Turner. More...

First grade presents 'Down by the Bay'

On Thursday, May 17, 2007 the first grade students at Miller County Elementary School presented their end-of-the-year honors day program. More...

Wildlife Biologist visits MCES

Mr. Jonathan Stober, a wildlife biologist with Jones Ecological Research Center at Ichuway, recently spoke with MCES Discovery students about ways to protect ecosystems. He spoke specifically about plants and animals in this area. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

How many will we lose before we do something?

Since we've gotten our seniors through graduation, and it was great, and the rest of our young people are out of school for the summer, everyone watch out for them. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Cleoutus and dry weather

"Man, it shore is dry ain't it, Ren?" I heard my long time friend say. "If we could just git a good shower I thank the electric fence box might git back to workin'. Got to have a good ground, or it just ain't gone do what it sposed to. More...

Memorial Day observed here

A most impressive Memorial Day observance was presented Monday, May 28, at 11:00 a.m. on the Colquitt square. Post #165 of the American Legion and Post #6046 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars were in charge of the program. More...

City/County to merge of Fire/EMS

On Thursday May 24, the Colquitt City Council and the Miller Co. Board of Commissioners met in joint special session at 6:00 p.m. More...

2007 MCHS graduation great

The home side of Pirate Stadium was almost completely filled with parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends of the 2007 Miller County High School graduates Friday evening, May 25, 2007. More...

Religion

Essentials Of True Growth

I think all of us as Christians have contemplated church growth at some point. Pastors are particularly susceptible to this as our evaluations are often determined by the numbers added to our congregation. More...

Public Safety

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

Vehicle Accident On Sunday, May 20, 2007, David M. Fretwell of Statesboro slowed down at the yield sign at 91 South and Highway 27. Brent J. Enfinger of Ole Mills Acres in Colquitt was traveling in the same direction. More...

Public Safety Report

May 22 800S - One traffic stop + 1059, Bush St. + One traffic stop, one verbal 800F - 1038, 27 North + 1038, Phillipsburg Rd. +Unlock car + Two traffic stops, two verbals + Meet keyholder, Brinson Rd. More...

New EMS director hired

Cairo- The former Miller County Emergency Medical Service director has been offered and has accepted the same position here, according to Grady County Administrator Rusty Moye. More...

Living & Style

Whisenant, Chesnut engaged to marry

Sheila Roth and Zack Whisenant announce the engagement of their daughter, Adrianna Leigh Whisenant, to Justin Willis Chesnut, all of Donalsonville. More...

Welcome, John Hines Roberts!

John and Miranda Roberts of Colquitt are proud to announce the birth of their son, John Hines Roberts. Hines was born on April 24, 2007, at 11:29 a.m. at Donalsonville Women's and Children's Center. More...

'Lucky'-Agreatdog story

submitted by Lindy Anyone who has pets will really like this. You'll like it even if you don't, and you may even decide you need one! Mary and her husband Jim had a dog named "Lucky." Lucky was a real character. More...

Obituaries

BILLY DAVIS

Mr. Billy Davis of Donals onvillepasseda way Wednesday, May 23, 2007, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. Graveside services for Mr. Davis were held on Saturday, May 26, at 2:00 p.m. at Corinth Cemetery in Iron City with Rev. More...

PETRONIA HELEN BRYANT

BRYANT Mrs. Petronia Helen Bryant, age 75, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2007. Funeral services were held on Friday, May 25, at Christ Missionary Baptist Church in Arlington, with interment in Christ Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. More...

MONET MOSS

Mrs. Monet Moss, 89, of Donalsonville passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2007, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Oakview Church of God with Rev. Stan Long, Rev. Milton Pate and Rev. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

This past week the Temple Baptist Praise Band came on Tuesday and led the residents in a praise and worship hour. Thanks also to Mrs. More...

Sleep neglect may lead to overeating, weight gain

While it's OK to use the weekends to catch up on some tasks, sleep shouldn't be one of them. More...

Driving The Effort To Eradicate Breast Cancer

Americans continue to fuel the effort to put the brakes on breast cancer-and a popular program will once again get people revved up by raising funds and awareness. Without a cure, one in eight women in the U.S. More...