July 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Almost a drive-thru

An accident occurred Thursday, July 5, in the parking lot of Country Boys Petro Station at approximately 10:00 a.m. The driver, Nadine Rogers, 47, of 1108 Hwy. 91 South, pulled into the parking lot. More...

It's Hot, and getting Hotter!

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Community

Expected summer West Nile Virus cases a low show

Many public health watchers predicted this to be a very active year nationwide for West Nile Virus and other mosquito-borne illnesses. But so far, all's quiet on the southern front. More...

Class of 1950 holds reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1950 held its 57th high school class reunion Saturday night, June 23. The event was held at the VFW hall beginning at 6:00 p.m. W.C. Calhoun welcomed the class, along with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Davis. Mr. More...

Bishop and Marshall visit FUEL site

Earlier this week in Mitchell County, two United States representatives visited the construction site of First United Ethanol, LLC. More...

Public Safety

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

Domestic Violence On Wednesday, July 4, 2007 Deputy Mitchell was dispatched to Hwy. 39 North in reference to a domestic. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with Faye Sorrells who stated that Manuel Verdego had tried to cut her with a knife. More...

Public Safety Report

July 1, 2007 799G - Accident, Cooktown Rd. •Traffic stop, Crawford St. •Assist Seminole County •Assist city units, Crawford St. •Traffic stop, Hwy. 91 North and Avenue Rd. More...

Living & Style

Houston, Childress engaged to marry

Mr. and Mrs. Julian Houston of Jakin are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Marie, to Jeffrey Alan Childress, son of the late Rev. and Mrs. Grover Childress of Donalsonville. More...

McMillan, Miller to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Mc- Millan of Colquitt are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elaine, to Jeremy Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sammy Gardner, also of Colquitt and Mark Miller of Byron. More...

Welcome, Jacob Bo Miller

Daryl Miller and Barbara Miller announce the birth of their son, Jacob Bo Miller, born April 23, 2007. Bo was born at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital and weighed five pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19 inches long. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The choice is ours - It's up to you!

Nothing good has ever been done that was done without sacrifice. Now I am not one who wants to lead or be a leader. More...

Political Cartoon

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Weed Whackers

They say if life hands you lemons, make lemonade. I guess if life hands you a drought, you should make sandwiches, heavy on the sand, which is plentiful these days. But that's no cause for panic. It's not the first time Georgia has dried out. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS

Vacation Bible School - New Home Free Will Baptist Church - July 15 - 19, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Family Fun Day - Flat Creek Baptist Church - July 14, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Revival - Mt. Olive Holiness Church - Starting Sunday, July 8, 6:00 p.m. More...

BIRTHDAYS AND CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, July 11 Birthdays: David Givens, Leon Perkins, Barbara Stafford, Linda Worsley, Willie Griffin Jr. More...

'One Tuff Little Cookie'

This is one of the cases that will make any problems you think you have dim. These people need your help to help their daughter. More...

Local schools pass AYP

According to the recent release by the Georgia Department of Education, all three Miller County schools passed the 2007 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). Reading these reportsis like reading the IRS manuals. More...

May-Haw is back once again

If you'd rather hear the latest on Preacher Pencil Johnson than know whether or not Paris Hilton is in jail today, you are not alone! More...

Religion

Inspiration

'Perfect!'

We recently had a date on the calendar that we will never experience again--July 7, 2007 (7-7-07). I had not given any thought to this occurrence until I heard some discussion about it on the radio. More...

'MakeThe Choice!'

And if it seems evil to you to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, More...

CARD OF THANKS

I would like to take this opportunity to thank each of you for the cards, flowers, words of encouragement, and most of all for your prayers during the loss of my only sister. Please keep me in your prayers. Carolyn Worsley More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

The Talquin Hookers fished Lake Seminole Saterday 10 boats strong in very hot weather. One lady said you could poach an egg on top of her head. This is how they finished: Lonnie Walsh was first and had Big Fish. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

SURPRISE!

Ah, the outdoors. Serene, pristine, relaxing. Wonderful! Nothing like time spent outside to give a fellow that contented, peaceful, rejuvenated feeling. Most of the time, anyhow. More...

Entertainment

Golf ball markers

Golfer walks into the pro shop at the local course and asks the golf pro if they sell ball markers. The golf pro says they do, and they are $1.00. The guy gives the golf pro a dollar. More...

No parent left behind

I promise you cannot read these and not laugh out loud! These are real notes written by parents in a Tennessee school district. (Spellings have been left intact.) • My son is under a doctor's care and should not take pe today. More...

In tribute to Rodney Dangerfield

With my wife I don't get no respect. I made a toast on her birthday to 'the best woman a man ever had.' The waiter joined me. What a childhood I had, why, when I took my first step, my old man tripped me! Last week I saw my psychiatrist. More...

Obituaries

MARJORIE JANE PYLES HARRELL

Mrs. Marjorie Jane Pyles Harrell, age 72, of Bainbridge died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Harrell was born January 14, 1935, in Grady County. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Church of God in Bainbridge. More...

DORIS INGA DAVIS

Mrs. Doris Inga Davis, 75, of Colquitt, passed away July 5, 2007, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 7, at 5:00 p.m. at Flat Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Johns and Rev. Buren Womble officiating. More...

ALLEE B. DUNCAN

Mrs. Allee B. Duncan, age 77, of Bainbridge passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge. Mrs. Duncan was born in Decatur County. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

This past week the residents enjoyed music from the Edmunds family from Bainbridge. On Tuesday of this week the Joy Lighters will not be here. They will be here Thursday, July 12, at 7:00 p.m. More...

DIABETES CUTS LIFESPAN, BUT EXERCISE INCREASES IT

ATLANTA (GA) - People with Type 2 diabetes get heart disease about eight years earlier than people with different risk factors, and also lose about eight years from their expected lifespan, according to thefindings thatcome from analyzing data of t More...

How safe is your water?

(NewsUSA) - Home sweet home. There's nothing like closing the door and feeling secure. But is your home killing you? More...