December 5, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

First Baptist holds commitment banquet

Sunday evening, December 2, First Baptist Church, had approximately 280 attend a commitment banquet for the Sowing Seeds of Hope, Capital Fund Raising Program. The campaign was to raise the funds for a new worship center. More...

Community

Queens for kids

The Miss Colquitt queens and The National Mayhaw Festival queens will join together on Tuesday, December 11, 2007, for a "Queens for Kids" toy and canned food drive. More...

Keith Stansell's family meets with President Chavez

In September of this year, Keith Stansell's son, Kyle, and his parents, Lynne and Gene Stansell, flewto Caracas, Venezuela, to meet with President Hugo Chavez. More...

Proudly They Serve

Army Cpl. Cory L. McMillan has deployed to the Iraqi theater of operations to support the mission of Operation Iraqi Freedom. More...

School & Sports

MCHS Pirate Basketball Highlights

The Miller County Lady Pirates and Pirates opened their season on the road over in Pelham. More...

SGAFirst Nine Weeks' Honor Roll

5th Grade Paxton Adams, Clay Bell, Ben Bridges, Perry Bridges, Kristyn Cook, Izabella Cushing, Julia Grimsley, Daniel Hammack, Logan Hornsby, Matthew Jernigan, Charles Tabb Lane, Morgan Lumpkin, Bailley McFay, Reid O'Hearn, Jake Odom, Tanner Powe More...

FFA News

Hello, everyone! I hope everyone has had a great two weeks. The Miller County FFA Chapter is still selling T-shirts, and they are $6.00. The shirts are going fast, so don't forget to get one. We are also selling beef sticks for $1.00. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

We choose right or wrong -

Last week felt more like spring than almost winter. We still need lots of rain to catch up with the drought, but this too shall pass. There is a reason for everything. I guess that's what the writer meant when he said for everything, be thankful. More...

Political Cartoon

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GOOD ADVICE ON GIVING

As the Santa Season hits high gear, two questions dominate most people's thoughts: "What will I give?" and "What will I get?" In most cases, at least in America, the answers are determined by the space available on the credit card balance. More...

Stansell still alive

Bogota- In a recent article by Reuters and news reports by major networks, hope was renewed when family and friends of Keith Stansell learned that the Colombian government broadcast videos of the kidnapped politician Ingrid Betancourt and the thr More...

Three injured in two vehicle accident

A two-vehicle accident occurred Friday afternoon, November 30, 2007. The accident took place at the intersection of Three Notch Road and Griggs Lucille Road. More...

New book out on Colquitt

A brand new book is out that celebrates the many accomplishments that Colquitt and Miller County have achieved over the past 30 years. Colquitt & Miller County Benchmarks of Progress 1976-2006, funded by the Ruth T. More...

Religion

'The Right Choice'

I went to a local business last week to pay a bill and was greeted by a friendly and helpful person. After making my payment, he entered some data into the computer to produce my receipt. More...

The reason for the season: Pt. 1

It's that time of year again. For those of you who may not be aware, the four weeks proceeding Christmas is commonly referred to on the Church calendar as the season of Advent. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Reports

Theft By Taking On November 18, 2007 OfficerGlover was dispatched to Grady Cobb Road in reference to a theft. Upon arriving, OfficerGlover spoke with Mike Waters. More...

Overturned vehicle causes no injuries

A one vehicle accident occurred on Tuesday, November 27, 2007, on Highway 91 North. The accident happened when Tony Earl Beagles of Quincy, Florida, was driving his 1997 Toyota Tacoma south on Highway 91. More...

Public Safety Report

November 28 800F- Suspicious person 800S- Vehicle fire, Crawford St. • Traffic stop x 6 799R- Wreck, Hwy. 91 S. • Dog bite, Meredith Road • Traffic Stop, Hwy. 27S. More...

Obituaries

AGNES DANIEL WOODMAN

Mrs. Agnes Daniel Woodman, age 74, of Albany died Sunday, December 2, 2007, at Palmyra Nursing Home. Graveside services will be held Thursday, December 6, at 11:00 a.m. at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Charles Leverett officiating. More...

Reuben Parker

Mr. Reuben Parker, age 84, of Donalsonville passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, at his residence. Graveside services were held on Saturday, December 1, at 4:00 p.m. at Salem-Seminole Baptist Church Cemetery in Donalsonville, with Robert E. More...

TIM L. INLOW

Mr. Tim L. Inlow, 65, of Bainbridge passed away Saturday, December 1, 2007 at Archbold Medical Center in Thomasville. Mr. Inlow was born in Bainbridge, on November 25, 1942 to the now late Johnnie Lamar Inlow and Edna Marjorie Dean Inlow. More...

Health

Holiday Entertaining. Easy As Apple Pie!

Frozen foods can make your holiday entertaining easier and more enjoyable. You can impress guests with delectable appetizers, delicious meals and mouth-watering desserts. More...

Calendar

birthdays and calendar of events

Wednesday, December 5 Birthdays: Lorey Ferguson, H.D. Bailey, Lacey Calhoun Richardson, Lola Henning, Cissie Franklin, Roger (Kip) Glass, Martin Van Buren (1782); Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. More...