October 1, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Will Geer chosen for federal clerkship

Will B. Geer has been chosen for a two-year clerkship by Middle District Bankruptcy Judge John T. Laney III, of Columbus. Will is a third-year law student at the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University in Macon. More...

Community

Good Luck, Courtney and Harley!

This month, Miss Colquitt- Courtney Brownlee, and Little Miss Colquitt- Harley Shiver will travel to Dothan, Alabama, to represent Colquitt in the National Peanut Festival Pageant. These are two young ladies that Colquitt should be very proud of. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Laney Strickland, a member of the Southern Outlaws Band, played Saturday night at Bikefest. Mr. More...

Changes you can expect

Now both presidential candidates are promising change. One wants to win the war. One promises to end the war by pulling out, immediately. The body count. More...

School & Sports

Lady Pirates standing strong

The Miller County Lady Pirates have been on and off the road for the past three weeks. They have faced some strong opponents such as Randolph Clay, Thomasville, Baconton and recently Seminole County. More...

Emergency

An elderly man suffered a massive heart attack. The family drove wildly to get him to the emergency room. After having gotten him into emergency and after what seemed like a very long wait, they saw the E.R. More...

MCHS FFA NEWS

Howdy, y'all! I hope everyone is having a great week. We had our second FFA meeting Thursday September 18, 2008, at the bowling alley in Bainbridge. There were 27 members present. This week's member of the week is Amber Espinoza. More...

Obituaries

William Cecil Josey

Mr. William Cecil Josey, age 76, of Colquitt died Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Josey was born September 26, 1931, in Decatur County. He was an automotive mechanic and a member of Bethel Baptist Church. More...

EDITH BEA TRICE HAI RE KELLEY

Edith Beatrice Haire Kelley of Colquitt died Saturday September 27, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Kelley was born August 9, 1928, in Miller County. She was a homemaker and a member of Milford Baptist Church. More...

EUGENE THOMAS GIBBONS

Mr. Eugene Thomas Gibbons, age 79, of Donalsonville died Friday, September 26, 2008, at Donalsonville Hospital. Mr. Gibbons was born in Miller County on March 19, 1929, to the late Roy and Ozelma Hill Gibbons. He had a Ph.D. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

The residents at the Miller Nursing Home had a full week this past week. Mr. Charles Thorne started us off Sunday morning with Sunday School, and Colquitt UNM was with us that afternoon. More...

Colquitt United Methodist receive 2007-08 Agency of the Year

Albany- At its annual Feeding Hope Awards Banquet, the Food Bank of Southwest Georgia presented Allen Cobb, Food Bank chairperson for Colquitt United Methodist Church with the 2007-08 Agency of the Year Award. More...

Diabetes linked to gum disease

(NewsUSA) - Most people know that diabetes means that the body cannot produce enough insulin. But what people may not know is how the disease can impact oral health. More...

'Feed My Sheep'

At a time when it seems we might need to watch out for ourselves in these uncertain times, there is a happening in this small, rural town that is setting the example for others to follow. More...

Space Camp scholarships at MCMS

A very special program was held at Miller County Middle School on Friday, September 19. More...

Religion

'Rock or Sand?'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) As we were getting ready for church last Sunday, we received a telephone call from one of our children. More...

Reynolds Chapel UMC Schedules Auction

Bargain-hunters need to mark October 4 on their calendars. That's the date of a Fall Auction being sponsored by Reynolds Chapel United Methodist Church. More...

Public Safety

One arrested for drugs

On September 4, 2008, Chief Investigator Ben Nix and Chief of Police Scott Worsley were trading information on drugs being sold out of a residence in Miller County. More...

Public Safety Report

September 22 800F Disturbance Call, N. First St. •Court •Disturbance Call, First St. September 23 800F Disturbance Call •Bus Detail, Main St. •Medical Call, Bellview Rd. More...

Law Enforcement Report

Disorderly Conduct On September 23, Linda Riggins stated that Monique Buie started throwing glass bottles at her vehicle. Officer Lonnie Wade then asked Riggins to remain by her vehicle while he spoke to Buie. More...

Living & Style

Todd, Phillips to speak vows

Kent and Linda Croom of Donalsonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Ann Todd, to George Ryan Phillips of Bainbridge. More...

The Fisherman

A woman in a hot air balloon realized she was lost. She lowered her altitude and spotted a man in a boat below. She shouted to him, "Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don't know where I am. More...

'Miss' Duane is 94

Willow Pond Senior Living in Statesboro was the site of Mrs. Duane Keaton's 94th birthday celebration on September 9, 2008. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Crime and sorriness do pay, if you're big enough rbig!

When Ma would really want to make a point to us boys, she would say, "You can't make a race horse out of a jackass." I know that folks elected to the U.S. Congress and the White House are really smart, or they are supposed to be. More...

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Sing A Happy Tune

The global financial meltdown has everybody in the dumps. People are looking for relief anywhere they can find it. Some turn to Jack Daniels or Jesus to calm troubled souls. Others meditate or exercise themselves to exhaustion. More...