October 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Swamp Gravy celebrates 15 years

"Where has the time gone?" Joy Jinks asked a group of VIP's, media representatives and special guests at a small reception in celebration of Swamp Gravy's 15th anniversary last Thursday evening prior to its latest production, Reunion. More...

Community

MCAE Achievement Recognized

Students at Miller County Adult Education were recognized for their achievement during the first quarter of 2007- 2008. Lorenzo Baker, Kenny Brown, Carlos Felix, Clinton Grant, Nicholas Rainey, and Quentin Williams completed levels. More...

Domestic violence awareness month

Did you know… •Every 9 seconds a woman is beaten? •Domestic violence occurs in two out of every three marriages. •Almost 90% of all children actually witness the violence in their homes. More...

WAC hosts first Upsie Daisy Ladies' Night

On Monday, October 1, 2007, the Women Active for Christ organization from the Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church hosted its first Upsie Daisy Ladies' Night. This was a night of entertainment, encouragement, and outreach to the ladies of Colquitt. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

SOMETIMES THE MORE SAID THE BETTER

The handful of folks who regularly read what I write are probably aware by now that I sometimes exhibit a seemingly inherent and often obnoxious tendency to go prosaically overboard, many times utilizing far too much descriptive terminology as well More...

Warriors trample Ashford Academy Falcons

The SGA Warriors trampled the Ashford Academy Falcons Friday night in Damascus. The Warriors scored four touchdowns in the first quarter and coasted to an easy 35-0 win over the over-matched Falcons. More...

Seminole Ramlins

Thomas Jefferson sed it in the late 1700's, "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who don't, why do politisions want more gun controle?" Todd Hedley of Tallahasse, FLtook a 9.8 lb. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Do you like paying taxes?

This is very important, especially if you own anything, or you pay any taxes. I'm sure you will hear many versions of why, or why not to vote not to pay taxes on what you owe. More...

Political Cartoon

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Don't Worry, Be Happy. Be A Guy.

In September 1988, a snappy single by Bobby McFerrin called "Don't Worry, Be Happy" hit No. 1 on the American pop charts. It's appropriate to note that the song was not sung by a girl. Now we know why. More...

Little Miss Colquitt to compete for peanut title

Victoria Reagan Bellflower, the reigning Little Miss Colquitt and the daughter of Shannon and Natalie Dunaway, will be representing her hometown of Colquitt in the upcoming Little Miss National Peanut Festival Pageant. More...

Is the Great Plan great? You must decide!

The Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce had a very informative First Friday Breakfast meeting on October 5. Dr. Carl Marshal asked a blessing on the food. More...

Two injured in near head-on

by MCL staff writer

A two vehicle accident occurred when Alex Slade Atkinson of Colquitt, driving a truck crossed in the path of Stanley Tyner Jr. and collided in the southbound lane of US Highway 27. More...

Religion

"Gaining New Ground"

Inspiration

Scripture records many achievements of King David; some of them read like beautiful stories while others are filled with accounts of bloodshed that are difficult to understand. More...

Comm-Unity

Community - a group of people living in the same locality and under the same government. The district of locality in which such a group lives: a small rural community. A group or class having common interest. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Reports

Accident On October 6, 2007 OfficerShane Rathel was dispatched to Griggs Lucille Road in reference to damage to property. More...

Public Safety Report

October 1 800S - Traffic stop Crawford Street 800C - Speak with officer,2nd Street • Speak with officer, Middle Street • Cars blocking road, Middle Street • Traffic Stop October 2 800S - Assist EMS, E. More...

Living & Style

LIBRARY NEWS

Books on CD Are you tired of listening to the radio? Books on CD are a great way to pass the time as you ride in your car or tractor. The James W. Merritt, Jr. More...

Swearingain, Kelley engaged

Dr. and Mrs. David Swearingain of Donalsonville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Elaine, to Gilbert Meed Kelley III, son of Jo Ann Kelley of Donalsonville and Gilbert Kelley Jr. of Donalsonville. More...

Gooooo, Dawgs!

"Big" Georgia Bulldogs fans are Mac, three years old and Parker, two years old. These cute little "Dawg" fans are the children of Tammy Broome of Bainbridge and Dee Broome of Donalsonville. More...

Obituaries

JOHNNY TURNER

Mr. Johnny Turner, age 57, of Donalsonville who passed away on Tuesday, October 2, 2007, at his residence. Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 6, at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...

BRENDA BRIDGES

Mrs. Brenda Bridges, age 58, of Donalsonville died Friday, September 28, 2007, at her residence. Mrs. Bridges was born September 13, 1949, in Bluffton, OH, to the late Dalbert Pickens and Mildred Crown Pickens. She was a waitress and homemaker. More...

JULIAN LEE COOK

Mr. Julian Lee Cook, 88, of Cartersville passed away Monday, October 1, 2007, at Starcrest of Cartersville. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 4, at Parnick Jennings Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Don Hazel officiating. More...

Health

Joyce's Jog to benefit breast cancer research

My name is Bailey Ponder and last January I lost my Aunt Joyce to breast cancer. She was one of those people that when someone met her, they remembered her. She always put others first and never complained. More...

County health departments in district to begin seasonal flu vaccinations Oct. 9

Southwest Public Health District's 14 county health departments will begin offering seasonal influenza vaccinations on Tuesday, Oct. 9, says District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. More...

Nursing Home News

The Miller Nursing Home had a week full of activities. The Hinkle Family of Breckenridge , TX, performed Monday October 1, at Miller Nursing Home. The residents of the nursing home had a wonderful time listening to them perform. More...