May 7, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

A dangerous place to be!

Monday morning, May 5, at 10 a.m. a call came into E911 that a lady was lying in the highway on Crawford Street in front of PeoplesSouth Bank. The location could well be one of the worst places to be in an unconscious state. More...

Decatur sheriff's deputy killed in crash

A Decatur County sheriff's deputy was killed Thursday morning when he accidentally crashed his patrol car while responding to an emergency dispatch, according to the Sheriff's Office. More...

Reception held for Relay for Life team leaders

The Miller County Relay for Life committee held a wrap-up reception for the team leaders Tuesday, April 29, at the Colquitt United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. More...

School & Sports

Backroads and Bobtails

EVOLUTION

It starts with a yearning, a great big want-to. The kid sees his grandfather return home from North Florida's Lake Talquin with mammoth stringers of bluegills and shellcrackers. More...

SGA Warriors split region games

The SGA Warriors split a couple of region baseball games last week. On Tuesday in Damascus, SGA went toe-to-toe with Tiftarea for 6 2/3 innings. More...

UGA's Tough Schedule

Georgia is a fashionable pick nationally to begin the upcoming football season ranked No. 1 in the nation. Finishing the season there could be another story because of the schedule the Bulldogs must plow through. More...

Obituaries

ALICE LAVERNE FRANKLIN

Alice Laverne Franklin, 68, of Colquitt died Sunday, May 4, 2008, at her residence. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at SheffieldFuneral Chapel with Rev. David Thompson and Rev. Kent Barwick officiating. More...

ETHEL HARDY HORNE

Ethel Hardy Horne, age 91, of Donalsonville passed away Sunday morning, May 4, 2008, at Bainbridge Healthcare. Funeral services for Mrs. Horne were held on Tuesday morning, May 6, at 11:00 a.m. at the Donalsonville Church of God with Rev. More...

WALACE REAGAN

Wallace Reagan, 81, of Colquitt died Sunday, May 4, 2008, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at 4:00 PM at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Kent Barwick and Rev. William Smith officiating. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

We had a very busy week this past week at Miller Nursing Home. The residents made a thank you card on Monday which was given in celebration of National Volunteer Week which was April 27-May 3, 2008. More...

National Volunteer Week celebrated

The Miller County Hospital and Nursing Home celebrated National Volunteer Week by hosting a luncheon for the volunteers. The luncheon was held at the Tarrer Inn on Wednesday, April 30. More...

Eat healthier, spend less money

A grocery list and a little preplanning can lead to a lower food bill and a healthier diet, a University of Georgia expert says. More...

Sometimes, it pays to be a loser

We are taught all of our lives to win and not lose, but in the case of the Weight-A-Way Contest that has been going on, it paid to lose. More...

Wild Adventure ticket winners

The Miller County Liberal and Wild Adventures are teaming up this summer for a "Wild Adventure" year with "free" ticket giveaways. More...

Religion

'Where's the Turtle?'

Inspiration

My wife shared with me a while back that one of her coworkers picked up a turtle along the roadway and placed it in the trunk of her car planning to get it out later to show to her school class. More...

Public Safety

Two vehicle accident causes no injuries

A two vehicle accident occurred Thursday, May 1, 2008, at the intersection of Crawford Street and Spring Street. The accident occurred when Charlotte Perry Kikel of Colquitt was leaving Country Boy's Petro in a 2001 Jauguar. More...

Law Enforcement Reports

Damage to Property On April 27, 2008, OfficerLonnie Wade was dispatched to 609 N. Fourth St., in reference to a vehicle vs. house. He spoke with Erica Vashan Sanders, 32, of Colquitt, who wanted to filea report. More...

Georgia State Patrol Post 14 Donalsonville News

State Troopers from the Donalsonville Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated three traffic crashes during the month of April in Miller County. More...

Living & Style

Singleton, Brinson to wed

Ms. Donna Singleton of Colquitt and Mr. Don Singleton of Bainbridge announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Dianne Singleton, to Michael Scott Brinson. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Tennessee Ten Commandments

Some people in Tennessee have trouble with all those "shalls" and "shall nots" in the Ten Commandments. Folks just aren't used to talking in those terms. More...

It's a boy!

Jackson Gates Jones was born on April 24, 2008, at 4:24 p.m. at Donalsonville Hospital. He weighed eight pounds, four ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. He is the son of Buck and Whitney Jones of Iron City. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

I hope it isn't too late.

I went to a store the other day to pay for some gas, and a customer came to pay $5.00 for his. The clerk laughed and said, "I hope you don't live too far from here. That will get you a gallon and a half and about 25 miles in that truck. More...

Cartoon

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A modern day parable

A Japanese company (Toyota) and an American company (Ford) decided to have a canoe race on the Missouri River. Both teams practiced long and hard to reach their peak performance before the race. On the big day, the Japanese won by a mile. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS

Community Prayer Meeting, Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. May 7- Colquitt Lions Club 12 noon May 8 - Bainbridge College Honors Night 7 p.m. More...