November 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Mr. Lee is 100 years young

To make it to 100 years old is an accomplishment in itself. To live to this age of a centenarian and still enjoy life is an added blessing. More...

Community

Golden Triangle RC&D Council holds banquet

The Golden Triangle Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council held its annual banquet at Cotton Hall on October 30. Representatives from all of the council's nine counties were in attendance. More...

Cotton Hall Opry makes debut

Can't get enough of your favorite May-Haw stars like Willie, Reba and Conway? Then you better get your tickets fast because they are coming to Cotton Hall Theater for only one weekend this fall. More...

Little Pirates visit Mark's Melon Patch

The three and four-year-old classes at Little Pirates Day Care and Preschool recently visited Mark Melon's Patch near Albany. They enjoyed a fun hayride and other fun activities to celebrate fall. (Front row, L-R): Connor Horne, Landin Cobb, J.T. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Way Too Many Choices For A Slow-Witted Angler

Will it be Coke or Pepsi? Chocolate or vanilla? Large or small? Black or white? Remember when choices and decision-making consisted of no more than a bare minimum of cut-and-dried options? As in: I'm going fishing today. More...

Pirates lose to Clinch, 19-7

The evening was cool and crisp as the Pirates sailed into Clinch County. It was Homecoming for Clinch, and they had a big stuffed panther snarling at every Pirate fan who walked by going to his/her side of the stadium. More...

Seminole Ramlins

A bit of history passed by our door-step this past week. Brigadeer General Tibbets died; he dropped the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, which in effect, stopped World War II. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

'Shorty' was something else

A few days ago I attended a ceremony at the courthouse that I possibly would not have known about, or attended, if I didn't love to take photos of events in our community. More...

Trouble Beneath The Sheets

If you need more proof the end is near, just cruise over to Cullman, Ala., where things are so screwed up the Ku Klux Klan is at war with itself. This is a shocker for those who thought the Klan was a like-minded bunch of crossburning morons. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS ___________________________

Community Prayer Meeting - Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. Miller County vs. Lanier Co. More...

Enjoy Festival of Southern Culture

Have you ever wondered how families lived at the turn of the 20th century; how their lives centered around home, work, and church; how important the simple things in life were; and how did a family operate? More...

New attorney given oath by her father

Megan Lane was sworn in as an attorney and member of the Georgia State Bar by her father, Superior Court Judge Ronnie Joe Lane, on Tuesday, October 30, 2007, in the Miller County Courthouse. More...

Hurry with the alternate fuel

Gas prices haven't been too good for awhile, but in the past few days they have gone out of sight. The best price in this area is in Albany with a low on Monday of $2.65, then Blakely with $2.89. More...

Religion

Inspiration

The Garden of Life

Those of you who know me probably know that I enjoy growing things- especially vegetables. More...

What the world needs now…

1 Corinthians 1:10 "Now I plead with you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgme More...

Public Safety

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

Theft of Service On November 2, 2007, Officer Dale Glover responded to Hwy. 91 South in reference to theft of services. Upon arrival a representative from Three Notch Electric Co. advised that the resident was stealing service from them. More...

Public Safety Report

November 1 799R- Brush fire, Hwy. 45S. • Return paperwork, Courthouse Traffic stop, West St. • Pick up prisoner, Seminole County • Traffic stop, Hwy. 27N. More...

Living & Style

Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad

Our parents, Homer and Christine Harrison, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary November 10, 2007. Years ago maybe that wasn't such a big deal, but today it is a wonderment. More...

Welcome, Thomas!

T.J. and Jennilee Cook of Colquitt would like to announce the birth of their son, Thomas Charles Cook. He was born on Monday, October 8, 2007, at Donalsonville Hospital. He weighed eight pounds, 12 ounces, and was 22 inches long. More...

Obituaries

CHARLES TULLY

Charles E. Tully, 79, a resident of Titusville, FL, since 1958, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2007, in Melbourne, FL. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, October 17, at the Winter Haven Church of God. More...

MATTIE MAE KEATON

Miss Mattie Mae Keaton, 97, of Bainbridge, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2007, at Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 2, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tommy Long officiating. More...

LARRY L. POWELL

Mr. Larry L. Powell, 59, passed away Monday, October 29, 2007, at his residence. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 31, at Bainbridge Church of God with Pastor Dan Tomberlin and Dr. Carl G. Garnett officiating. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

This past week the residents enjoyed a Halloween Party on the front porch, and then they tried to burst the piñata. Some of the residents passed out candy to the little children. More...

Foundation expands Hearing Program

Lighthouse Foundation Provides Digital Hearing Aids to Low-Income Georgians

(ATLANTA) The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation has launched a new expanded program providing low-income Georgians facing hearing loss with digital hearing aids. More...

Staving off a Staph Infection

Alarming news about staph, one of the most common causes of skin infections in the United States, has been in the headlines lately. Staph is a common bacteria that is carried on the skin of 30 percent of the population. More...