September 17, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County Middle School receives State Superintendent's Award

State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox announced the winners of the inaugural Superintendent's Distinguished Achievement Awards. These awards honor schools that had the highest achievement and greatest improvement on state curriculum tests. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Two men from Los Angeles, CA, were arrested by Bainbridge Public Safety Friday, September 5, after police learned they had smuggled two Hispanic men into the United States from Mexico and were holding the men in a van in Bainbridge. More...

Miss Colquitt participates in Wallace Day in Dothan, AL

Miss Colquitt, Courtney Brownlee has been busy preparing for the National Peanut Festival Pageant to be held on October 17 and 18 at the Dothan Civic Center in Dothan, AL. More...

UGA Cooperative Extension program gets Georgia moving

Athens, Ga. - Over 3,000 Georgians exercised their way across the state this spring. The miles were logged by participants in the Walk Georgia program, which challenged Georgians to engage in physical activity and log their progress. More...

Public Safety

Colquitt Police Report

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Taylor Reality establishes children's charity

DALLAS, TEXAS: Taylor Realty Associates, LLC, a Plano, Texas, based full service international real estate brokerage, has announced the formation of a children's charity, according to Tina Murphy, director of public relations and Terry Taylor, chai More...

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident On September 13, John E. Hightower and Gregory Bernard Jones were both parked in parking spaces in front of the Family Dollar. Jones was backing out of the parking space to exit the parking lot. More...

Living & Style

Library News

Fall Crafts On Thursday, September 18th at 4 pm, your child is invited to the Miller County - James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library to make a fall hat and to hear some wonderful stories. More...

Moulton, Lane to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Moulton of Jakin. Mr. and Mrs. Ritchie Parker of Tallahassee, FL, and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Lane of Colquitt announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Laura Patricia Middleton and Brandon Charles Lane. More...

Hart, Harrell plan wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Hart of Newton would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Lynn Hart, to Colter Louie Harrell, son of Debra Harrell and the late Cecil Harrell of Colquitt. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

Health

Senior Breakfast on the rocks

If some told you that you have rocks in your head, they might be wrong. If they told you that you had rocks, or stones, in your body, they might be right. More...

Flu shots could require doctor's prescription

According to a recent AP article, it's going to be harder to get a flu shot at some Georgia pharmacies this year. Flu shots begin in September. More...

Flu vaccinations recommended

Atlanta - The Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) is encouraging Georgians to get their annual flu vaccination this month or as soon as the vaccine is available - stressing that people should get their vaccinations from their primary care physi More...

Mayhaw queens chosen

The Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Mayhaw Pageant Saturday night, September 13, 2008, at the Miller County Elementary School Auditorium. More...

Gas prices jump to gouging limits

Hurricane Ike didn't affect people in South Georgia since we didn't get even a sprinkle from the gigantic storm. However, when the news came that the heart of the U.S. More...

Hallmon Services holds grand opening

Hallmon Services, located on the square inside the small business complex in Colquitt, held its grand opening and ribbon cutting Friday, September 12, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. More...

Religion

Miller County experiences a major blessing from God

This past week God gave an incredible blessing to Miller County Christians. Over 350 people from a dozen churches gathered for some awesome worship and to celebrate the Lord Jesus Christ at the Miller County Revival. More...

'Storm Preparations'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) As I write, the eyes of many are turned toward the Gulf of Mexico in concerned anticipation of the arrival of Hurricane Ike. More...

Homecoming

Kimbrel Chapel Church of God, located on Highway 91 North, will hold homecoming Sunday, September 21. Sunday school will begin at 10:00 a.m., followed by the morning worship service at 11:00 a.m. Special guest speaker will be Rev. Gerald Horne. More...

School & Sports

MCMS girls' softball team for 2008

(Front row, L-R) Haley Whiddon, Shelby Smith, Taylor Mock, Logan Harrell, Toni Duncan, Kelley Whitaker, Ciara Chapman; (back row) Coach Tommy Tabb, Sara Briones, Katie Cox, Tori Green, Nicolette Holt, Michlynn Cobb, Mallory Diamond, Katie Cofty, Tali More...

'First Day of School'

A young female teacher was giving an assignment to her Grade 6 class one day. It was a large assignment, so she started writing high up on the chalkboard. Suddenly there was a giggle from one of the boys in the class. More...

MCHS NEWS

FFA dues have been paid, and jackets have been ordered. The FFA is guaranteed for a great year. This week's Member of the week is Hunter Cleveland. Hunter is in the 11th grade, and she is the daughter of Shawn and Brad Cleveland. More...

Obituaries

Earline Middleton Worthy

Funeral services for Mrs. Earline Middleton Worthy, age 77, of Bainbridge, was held Monday, September 15, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church with Pastor Stanley Phillips officiating. More...

DUWARD E. TURNER

Duward E. Turner, a resident of Dothan, AL, passed away on Friday, September 5, 2008, at his residence after an extended illness. He was 82. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. More...

MIKYNA STOLZE

Infant Mikyna Stolze, 11 days old, died Saturday, September 6, 2008 at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Mikyna was born August 26 in Donalsonville. Graveside services were held Wednesday, September 10, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Things will get better or worse

Seems like this is the year for hurricanes. Seems like they are backing up in the Pacific, one behind the other. So far, our area has been blessed other than too much rain at one time. More...

Cartoon

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You Never Sausage A Thing

Sorry about the title. Couldn't help it. The phrase "You Never Sausage A Place" has been tattooed in my memory since I saw it on about 14,000 billboards on I-95 between Washington, D.C. and a South Carolina tourist trap called "South of the Border. More...