October 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Colquitt Coupon Days in this edition

Many of the Colquitt businesses are showing their appreciation by giving everyone an opportunity to win one or more of the many gifts being given to the lucky customer during Colquitt Coupon Days. More...

Superior Court guilty pleas heard

The following cases were disposed of in the Superior Court of Miller County, State of Georgia last week. More...

Community

Hill to pursue veterinary career

From watching college football, showing livestock, to going shopping, Victoria Hill manages an exciting life. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Don't miss the train to Cotton Hall for the return of its newest tradition, Cotton Hall Christmas. Your favorite scenes from the original show are paired with new scenes that are sure to bring joy to the entire family. More...

Womblebikes across America in41days

Benjamin Womble finished his 3,000-mile bike tour from Georgia to California with a feeling of accomplishment, 14 new friends, the same two wheels he started with, and one broken arm. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Why Oh Why Can't Big Boys Cry?

Journal Entry, October 25, 2007: Daybreak - Late October in the south Georgia woods. Cool, crisp fall morning. Fair. No wind. Great day for deer hunting. Great day, period. I am very much alive. 7:45 a.m. More...

FFA News

Hello, everyone! If you want a Miller County FFA t-shirt, they are $6.00. The shirts are in, so don't forget to get one. On Wednesday, October 17, 130 MCHS FFA members attended the Sunbelt AG Expo in Moultrie. More...

Students learn about domestic violence

Ms. Patricia Dawson and Ms. Silke Deeley from the Liberty House in Albany, Georgia, came and talked to the Miller County High School students. The Liberty House was established in 1981, to provide services to domestic violence victims. More...

Obituaries

MYRTLE ADAMS DONALDSON SWINK

Mrs. Myrtle Adams Donaldson Swink, age 82, of Iron City, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2007, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. Funeral services were held Saturday, October 27, at 2:00 p.m. More...

BOBBY E. ADDISON

Mr. Bobby E. Addison, 67, of Albany died Monday, October 22, 2007, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. Bruce Pittman officiating. More...

JAMES OSCAR MASTERS

Mr. James Oscar Masters, age 83, of Dawson died at his residence on Thursday, October 25, 2007. Graveside services were held in Cedar Hill Cemetery at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, October 28, with Rev. Shane Busby officiating. Mr. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

This past week the residents enjoyed the music ball and national color day. The residents enjoyed David Bracewell. The residents will be having a Halloween Party on Wednesday. More...

Salad Packs A Health Punch

Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables can help you ward off heart disease, stroke and certain types of cancer. Include dark green, leafy vegetables, yellow, orange and red fruits and veggies, cooked tomatoes and citrus fruits. More...

On Aging•••••

The other day a young person asked me how I felt about being old. I was taken aback, for I do not think of myself as old. More...

Pirates Swat Hornets at Homecoming, 41-6

The Miller County Pirates hosted the Pelham Hornets at the Pirates' Field for Homecoming 2007. More...

Newest deputy in Miller County

The Miller County Sheriff's Department has a new deputy sheriff. Mary Pricecame to Colquitt, her hometown, in February from the Calhoun State Prison, where she had worked for the past six years. More...

Religion

'Dirty Glass'

Inspiration

To the ladies (and a few men who bother to notice), housekeeping is a neverending effort. As soon as one pile of dirty dishes is cleaned and put away, a new batch of dirty ones is already being generated. More...

Public Safety

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

Hit and Run On October 22, 2007, Officer Lonnie Wade was dispatched to Virginia Street in reference to a possible hit and run. Upon arrival, Officer Wade Spoke with John Leland Karter, who wanted to file a report. Mr. More...

Public Safety Report

October 25 800C - Firing Range • Traffic stop x 4 800H - Traffic stop x 2 • Unlock vehicle • Bus detail 800E - Suspicious person • assist motorist • Suspicious person, More...

Equal treatment in question

In an interview with the three subjects that were cuffed, arrested and taken to the Decatur County Jail are the following statements: Hugh Franklin, a Decatur County resident, planted milo for dove hunting, and wild pigs started rooting up the fie More...

Living & Style

Braswell Family Reunion held

The Braswell reunion was held September 23 at the American Legion Hall in Colquitt. A beautiful, inviting, delicious meal was served at the noon hour. Afterwards the family enjoyed reminiscing with fellowship for several hours. More...

McMillan, Miller to wed Saturday

Elaine McMillan and Jeremy Miller have completed plans for their wedding. The bride is the daughter of Glen and Debbie McMillian, and the groom is the son of Sammy and Cathy Gardner and Mark Miller. More...

Welcome, Addison Bree!

Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Lamb of Soperton announce the birth of their daughter, Addison Bree, on Wednesday, August 22, 2007, at 8:07 a.m. Addison weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long. Proud grandparents are Ms. Walley R. More...

Entertainment

Don't miss the train to Cotton Hall Christmas

Don't miss the train Cotton Hall for the return of its newest tradition, Cotton Hall Christmas. Your favorite scenes from original show are paired with new scenes that sure to bring joy to entire family. More...

Opinion

The bacon tree

Two Mexicans are stuck in the desert, wandering aimlessly and close to death. They are close to just lying down and waiting for the inevitable, when all of a sudden....... "Hey, Pepe, do you smell what I smell? Ees bacon, I ahm sure of eet. More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Real men can-

Well, I guess it's over, or I hope so. I've said this before, and it bears saying again, most men do not hold grudges. They might fight or cuss each other out, but most of them say or do what they think, and it's over. More...

Political Cartoon

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Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS ___________________________

Community Prayer Meeting - Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. American Legion Fair - Tues. - Sat. 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Miller County vs. Clinch County - Friday night, November 2, in Homerville. More...