September 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County Sheriff's Office honored

(Savannah, Ga-ESGR) The Georgia Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an agency of the Dept. More...

Community

SGA teachers begin 50th year teaching

The 2008-2009 school year marks the 50th year in teaching for Southwest Georgia Academy teachers, Miss Henrinel Middleton (left) and Mrs. Anngene Gibbs (right). Miss Middleton began her career at Damascus High School in 1958, while Mrs. More...

Pine Seedling Pageant held

The Decatur County Pine Seedling Pageant was held on Saturday, August 9, 2008, in Whigham. More...

Governor Removes Clayton County School Board Members

ATLANTA - Governor Sonny Perdue has issued an Executive Order removing four members of the Clayton County School Board, Michelle Strong, Louise Baines-Hunter, Yolonda Everett and Sandra Scott, who were found by State Administrative Hearing Judge More...

School & Sports

FFA NEWS

I hope everyone has had a good week so far. The Ag office has been crazy this week. The FFA is getting in full gear. This week students who wanted to participate in the tractor driving contest have been practicing driving the tractor. More...

Katrell Brooks receives nursing degree

Katrell Brooks of Colquitt graduated from Wallace Community College in Dothan, AL on August 1, 2008. Katrell received an associates degree in nursing. More...

Dove Season Opens Saturday

Georgia's first dove season runs from Saturday, Sept. 6 through Sept. 21, and the second season from Oct. 11 through Oct. 19. The final season will be Nov. 27 through Jan. More...

Health

With follow-on biologics, put patients first

Roughly 70 million Americans suffer from arthritis. With more than 100 forms, it's one of the most common chronic health problems in the nation. More...

ADN Nursing Instructor Rhonda Payne Earns National Certification

Assistant Professor of Nursing Rhonda Payne has successfully passed her national certification exam as a certified nurse educator (CNE), said Faith Garrett, director of the Bainbridge College (BC) Associate Degree in Nursing Program (ADN). More...

Miller declared disaster area

The much needed rains came and were welcome until they started flooding homes long before the projected crest came. This was nothing new for Miller County. More...

Pirates scalp Indians, 14-0

The Miller County Pirates' first regular game was up in Albany, Georgia, against the Albany High Indians. More...

Religion

'We can't bottle time'

Although I am not trained in the weather field, I believe I am qualified to say that the recent tropical storm that passed through our area made a significant step in making up any rainfall deficits we had. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Reports

Vehicle Accident On August 27, Edward Weston stated that he went to pull off when his trailer hit the driver 's side of Clarence William Brown's vehicle and caused damage to hood, fender, and bumper. More...

Public Safety Report

August 22 800D Assist Motorist •Disturbance, Milford St. •Stand by with Down Powerline •General Assistance with Weather Conditions •Security Check x3 800S Speak with Subject, N. Cuthbert St. More...

Almost sold for a quarter

Several years ago, a preacher from out-of-state accepted a call to a church in Houston, Texas. Some weeks after he arrived, he had an occasion to ride the bus from his home to the downtown area. More...

Obituaries

JAMES (SNOOKIE) COBB

James (Snookie) Cobb of Colquitt died Friday August 31, 2008 at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday September 2 at 11:00 a.m. at Bellview Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Andy Merritt officiating. More...

MITTIE JOHNSON TINER

Mrs. Mittie Johnson Tiner, age 87 of Cedar Springs died Saturday, August 16, 2008 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. Mrs. Tiner was born in Miller County on August 5, 1921 to the late Walter Johnson and Polly Mock Johnson. More...

AUDLEY B. DANIELS

Mr. Audley B. Daniels, age 86 of Bainbridge died Sunday, August 31, 2008 at his residence. Mr. Daniels was born May 17, 1922 in Miller County. He was a retired automotive mechanic and a member of Idlewield Baptist Church in Tampa, FL. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The choice is clear, to me

Democrats put on quite a show at their convention last week. I watched as much as I could of it. There were very few surprises. Real politicians all kiss and make up at their conventions. More...

Cartoon

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Big Things Ahead For Animals?

Since the Olympics and presidential politics have sucked the oxygen out of the news cycle recently, some really interesting stories have gone largely overlooked. Some of the best ones aren't even about politicians or athletes. More...