July 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

The old and the new elected to office

A "fairly good turnout" was the description of voting in last Tuesday's General Primary Election. Of the county's 4,183 voters, only 2,060 or (49.25%) cast their ballot in the Democratic and Republican primaries. H.E. More...

Community

MCHS principal speaks to Lions Club

Robert McIntosh, the newly contracted principal at Miller County High School, was the guest speaker at the Lions Club meeting Wednesday, July 16, 2008. The new principal in the Miller County School system told of some of his past. More...

The Bird Feeder

I bought a bird feeder. I hung it on my back porch and filled it with seed. What a beauty of a bird feeder it is, as I filled it lovingly with seed. More...

Five Generations of Millers

With the birth of Thomas Miller, the family has experienced the precious gift of five generations in the same room. More...

School & Sports

6 a.m. Math Class Changes Students' Days and Nights

Instructor Amy Wells Creates Innovative Opportunity

Students scoffed at the idea of a math class at 6 a.m. when Bainbridge College Instructor Amy Wells first suggested it to her 6 p.m. Math 97 class. More...

BC's ADN Faculty Welcomes Donalsonville Native Jeffrey Ross

Non-traditional Student Worked Full-time

Students in the Associate Degree of Nursing (ADN) program at Bainbridge College (BC) in the new academic year will find a new instructor who has walked the walk as a non-traditional student. More...

Backroads and Bobtails

Picking the Right Battlefields Is Important, Too

(The South Georgia Woods; July 14, 2008) - The Virginia Creeper is reddening a little. Sign of an early fall, maybe? Surely not. It's only mid-July. Maybe I'll call old Jack Wingate. He knows and interprets natural anomalies. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Winners and losers

I must have been around this election game too long, or I know Miller County people too well when it comes to politics. On the local races, my picks were right down to the run-off race to come. More...

Cultural Identities Fading Away

These days, we hear lots about the wonders of cultural diversity. We hear how great it is to travel the world and see how other cultures live, work and play. More...

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Miller Nursing Home resident celebrates her 101st birthday

Ms. Ida Mae Slaton celebrated her 101st birthday Wednesday, July 16, 2008, at Miller Nursing Home where she resides. Ms. Ida Mae is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ed King of Early County. She was married to the late Mr. Julian Slaton. More...

Taxes going up,up,up

Might I suggest that you put off some of those trips that will take a lot of gas this year? You need to put back for some hard times coming, say December 20, just before Christmas, when your local taxes will be due. More...

Health experts tell what's to come

The program given at the 2nd Friday Breakfast of the Colquitt/ Miller Chamber of Commerce was a bit morbid. Alica Ward, District Health Nurse, and Sue Clifton, Emergency Training Officer, started off by apologizing to the COC guests. More...

Religion

'Working Together'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) Last week I wrote about growing older. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Reports

Vehicle Accident On July 18, Alex Slade Atkinson stated that he had gotten off work and was traveling south on Thompsontown Road. After crossing the bridge, he lost control of his vehicle. More...

public safety report

July 15 800F Out with Subject, N. First St. •Medical Call, Main St. •Reported Road Hazard, Middle St. More...

We're thinking about letting our proofreaders go!

Brain Stuff . . . From Cambridge University. Olny srmat poelpe can raed tihs. cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. More...

Living & Style

Davis, Burch to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Michael Davis of Albany announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Virginia Davis, to Matthew Charlie Burch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Jarrell Burch of Newton. Miss Davis is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

The preacher's son

An old southern country preacher had a teenage son, and it was getting time the boy should give some thought to choosing a profession. Like many young men, the boy didn't really know what he wanted to do, and he didn't seem too concerned about it. More...

Welcome, Trinity Sanders

Mickael and Pamela Sanders proudly announce the arrival of their baby girl, Trinity Leslie Sanders. Trinity was born Friday, July 11, 2008, at Donalsonville Women's and Children Center. More...

Obituaries

Johnnie Lee Harrell

Johnnie Lee Harrell, 85, of Bainbridge, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2008, at her residence. The funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 2008, at Fellowship Baptist Church with Rev. Stanley Phillips and Rev. More...

Edison "Ed" Rudolph Todd

Edison "Ed" Rudolph Todd, age 76, of Donalsonville passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2008, at the Donalsonville Hospital. Funeral services for Mr. Todd were held at 10:00 a.m. More...

Louis Jest Haire

Mr. Louis Jest Haire, age 51, of Colquitt died Saturday, July 12, 2008. Mr. Haire was born August 3, 1956, to the late Lucious and Alice Williams Haire. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Residents at Miller Nursing Home enjoyed our activities this past week. We started our Sunday morning with Sunday School and had Flat Creek Baptist Church with us that afternoon. More...

Tomatoes OK to eat according to FDA

Just about time for the tomatoes to wind down the season and the vines and tomatoes are almost gone, it's safe to eat them. More...

'God doesn't exist'

This is one of the best explanations of why God allows pain and suffering that I have seen. A man went to a barbershop to have his hair cut and his beard trimmed. As the barber began to work, they began to have a good conversation. More...