August 20, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Pataula Drug Task Force makes arrest

On Wednesday, August 13, 2008, members of the Pataula Drug Task Force and the Early County Sheriff's Department arrested Mark Lott and Kimberly Howerton at 1294 Highway 62 in Blakely. More...

Community

Tabb Family Reunion held

"The Lives of the Dead Lives in the Memories of the Living."-Cicero Descendants of Samuel Langley, Troupe, and Thomas M. More...

Haywood named head of Republic Conduit

Jimmy "Bo" Haywood of Colquitt has recently been promoted to Plant Manger of Republic Conduit at their Cedar Springs plant. More...

Great senior moments

A very self-important college freshman was attending a recent football game. He took it upon himself to explain to a senior citizen sitting next to him why it was impossible for the older generation to understand his generation. More...

School & Sports

MCHS FFA News

Hey everyone! This week has been very busy for FFA. We have many upcoming events. FFA officers have been getting ready for officer training camp that will take place August 15-17th. More...

BC EMT Ceremony held

Students from Decatur, Early, Grady, Miller, Seminole

It was standing room only in the atrium at Bainbridge College Early County Site (BCEC) as students in the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program received the technical career certificates they had earned. It was BCEC's first EMT ceremony. More...

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Obituaries

BILL SHINGLER

Mr. Bill Shingler, age 61 of Donalsonville died Wednesday, August 13, 2008 as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Mr. Shingler was born October 4, 1946 to the late Morrison P. and Marveen Hall Shingler. More...

JANE CLARKE WISHAM

Mrs. Jane Clarke Wisham, age 77 of Donalsonville died Friday, August 15, 2008 at her residence. Mrs. Wisham was born in Hazelhurst on May 17, 1931 to the late Evelyn Barnes and H.B. Hurley Sr. More...

SARA BATSON WILLINGHAM

Sara Batson Willingham, 77, of Bainbridge passed away Saturday, August 16, 2008 at Memorial Hospital. A private graveside funeral service was held Sunday, August 17 at 3:00 p.m. at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Mrs. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

They could teach us some needed lessons

I know many of you are tired of the 2008 Olympic Games in China, especially if they have taken some of your TV air space. Well, I'm tired of it too. More...

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Gabbing About Gadgets

To Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, all video game manufacturers, and inventor of the Internet Al Gore, let me say ... "Congratulations, folks!" It worked. What worked? More...

Senator Chambliss presents Arts Council check for day care renovation

The Colquitt/Miller Arts Council received a check in the amount of $160,000 last Tuesday, August 12. The check will be used to renovate the New Life Learning Center, a day care facility located on Main Street in Colquitt. More...

Officer Chris Medina presented award

At a recent meeting of the Colquitt City Council, Officer Chris Medina of the Colquitt Police Department was presented an award. More...

Religion

"Revival Begins With Us"

For thus says the High and Lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, with him who has a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones. More...

'A Glimpse of Hope'

Inspiration

Gale and I have driven out to Jacksonville, Arkansas several times to visit with my brother and his family. We always have a great time while with them, but it is also wonderful to get back home. More...

A letter to all Christians

God has laid it on my heart to write this to all Christians. It is time we unite and stand for Israel. According to Psalms 122:6, we are to pray for Israel. Is. 62:6 tells us to be watchmen on the walls of Jerusalem, and Gen. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Reports

Vehicle Accident On August 8th Jeffery J. Jones was traveling North on Dubose Road at a high rate of speed. Jones was actively fleeing from law enforcement vehicles. More...

One vehicle accident causes injury

A one vehicle accident occurred on Tuesday, August 12, 2008. The accident occurred when Amanda Kay Mosley, of a Donalsonville address, was driving a 2003 Nissan Xterra traveling south on Three Notch Road. More...

Public Safety Report

August 12 800F Report of Line Down, School •Accident, Hwy 45 S. •Medical Call, Delores St. •Disturbance Call, Main St. •Unlock Vehicle x2 •Disturbance Call 2nd St. More...

Living & Style

Class of 1948 has reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1948 held its 60th reunion on June 27th and June 28th, 2008. A banner "Welcome Class of 1948" was placed outside the worship center at the First Baptist Church in Colquitt to welcome everyone. More...

Are we getting older?

Another year has passed And we're all a little older Last summer felt hotter And winter seems much colder I rack my brain for happy thoughts To put down on my pad But lots of things that come to mind that make me kind of More...

Autumn with Locks of Love

In the heat of July, Autumn Harper cut 11 inches of her hair to donate to Locks of Love. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Too much Re si dents a t Miller Nursing Home had a week full of activities. Sunday morning we started our week off with Sunday School, and members from Colquitt United Methodist came to share with us that afternoon. Monday morning Rev. More...

Georgians urged to take precautions against West Nile Virus

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health reminds individuals across the state to take precautions against West Nile Virus (WNV) as experts begin mosquito surveillance and testing for arboviral diseases. More...

Too much heat can kill

With temperatures rising past the 100-degree mark across Southwest Georgia this past week, public health officials are warning residents to take precautions to avoid dehydration, heat stroke and other potentially life-threatening conditions. More...