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Man injured in accident

A call came into Miller County 911 that an accident with injuries had occurred on Whites Bridge Road at approximately 8:10 p.m., Thursday, March 6. More...

Community

Asst. DA Craig Earnest announces candidacy for DA of Pataula Circuit

Assistant District Attorney Craig Earnest announces his candidacy for District Attorney of the Pataula Judicial Circuit which includes Clay, Early, Miller, Quitman, Randolph, Seminole and Terrell counties. District Attorney Charles M. More...

Red Letter Day coming

Now that you have put a big red circle on your calendar around April 12, you are on the right path because this is going to be a red-letter day. We're calling it "Paint the Town Spring Fling." This gala celebration will begin at the Tarrer Inn. More...

'Old is when'

Old is when ... Your sweetie says, "Let's go upstairs and make love," and you answer, "Pick one; I can't do both!" Old is when ... Your friends compliment you on your new alligator shoes, and you're barefoot Old is when ... More...

Public Safety

public safety report

Georgia State Patrol StateTroopers from Donalsonville Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated two traffic crashes during the month of February in Miller County. More...

Law Enforcement Reports

Theft by taking On Thursday, March 6, 2008, Mike Waters, of 389 Grady Cobb Road, walked in the sheriff's office and stated that Julie Waters had stolen some of his hydrocodone pills. Mr. More...

Additional arrests and charges in Irwin County Arson Case

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. More...

Living & Style

Sanders, Godfrey plan June wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Tim Sanders of Lee County are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin Jeannette Sanders, to Quinton Tyson (Bo) Godfrey Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Quinton Tyson Godfrey Sr., of Colquitt. More...

A well taught lesson is one well remembered

Back in September of 2005, on the first day of school, Martha Cothren, a social studies school teacher at Robinson High School in Little Rock, did something not to be forgotten. More...

Isabella Grace Rentz arrives!

Jimmy and Sandy Rentz of Bainbridge announce the arrival of their daughter, Isabella Grace Rentz. Isabella was born on December 28, 2007, at Archbold Medical Center in Thomasville. She weighed six pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19 3/4 inches long. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A wedding, a funeral and a brunch

The part of our trip to Florida was great, but I must admit that I really wasn't too enthused about going to a wedding of children of children that I had helped raise in our backyard. More...

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Who knows best how and what to tax us for?

There are certain things that our elected officials should do, and certain things we should do as voters and taxpayers. The tax reform bill is one that all of us, with the exception of those who spend our tax monies, have reservations about. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS _____________________________

Community Prayer Meeting, Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. General Merchandise Auction - Every Thursday at Sugar Hill Restaurant & Antique Shop, 7:00 p.m. More...

Look who came to dinner

You never know who, what, where or when someone or something will come to town. Saturday, March 8, among the tour buses and many welcome out-of-town visitors, the west side of the Colquitt square was covered with cars from another era. More...

Gas prices differ

It looks like OPEC is not the only gas group to do a good bit of gouging. On Monday, March 10, nationwide the price of regular gasoline varied from $2.60 per gallon in Johnsonville, S. C. to a high of $4.20 per gallon. More...

Two arrested for possession

On February 25, 2008, the Miller County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at 668 Henry Miller Road in Miller County. More...

Religion

'I Thought I Had A Good Plan!' Inspiration

As we started on a journey to Mulberry, Florida, recently, I thought I had all the details worked out. More...

Because we loved so deeply and cared so much we grieve -

As we pray for that peace in the valley during the loss of our loved one, we have an unwelcome guest named grief. It is relentless and never takes vacations and shows up during our special moments. More...

Elvis Presley's stepbrother at Arlington UMC

Rev. Rick Stanley will be at Arlington UMC on Sunday, March 16, at 5:00 p.m. According to an article featured in The Alabama Baptist, Rick, his mother, and brothers lived with Vernon, Elvis's dad, next door to Elvis at Graceland. More...

School & Sports

FFA Day celebrated at capitol

On Monday, February 18, Niki Donley and myself, Amber Espinoza, took a trip to Atlanta for the Georgia FFA Day at the state capitol. We were chaperoned by Mrs. Ginger Webster, MCHS principal. More...

Backroads and Bobtails

Dead Turtles, False Springs, and Short Britches

I drove out to one of my favorite little lakes a while back thinking I might catch a crappie or two. Upon arrival, I discovered the water too stained for fishing; so muddy there were, as some say, "coon tracks on the surface. More...

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

Golf season is here! The golf course is in good shape for early spring. The weekly summer dogfights begin this Thursday, March 13, at 6:00. Dogfightsare open to any member or member's guest. More...

Obituaries

OLLIE CHRISTINE BRACEWELL

Ms. Ollie Christine Bracewell, age 82, of Colquitt died Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at Miller County Hospital. Ms. Bracewell was born October 4, 1925, in Early County. She was a homemaker and a member of New Home Free Will Baptist Church. More...

MARVIN G. LINGS

Marvin G. Lings, 90, of Bainbridge passed away Thursday, March 6, 2008, at Memorial Hospital. The memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Gerald A. Little officiating. Mr. More...

JIMMY (J.C.) JOSEY

Jimmy (J.C.) Josey, 80, of Climax passed away Thursday, March 6, 2008, at Archbold Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. More...

Health

Easy Lifestyle Changes for Reducing Cancer Risks

In a startling reverse of a two-year downward trend, cancer-related deaths rose by more than 5,000 in 2005, as recently announced by the American Cancer Society. More...

A cup of water

One day my mother was out and my dad was in charge of me and my brother who is four years older than I am. I was maybe 1 and a half years old and had just recovered from a broken arm among other injuries. More...

Nursing Home News

On Sunday morning the Residents enjoyed Sunday School with Mrs. Charles Thorne leading them and Kimbrel's Chapel Sunday afternoon. Monday we had a special treat, as we all know this past week was set aside as National "Dr. More...