October 8, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Digital Domain holds ribbon cutting

Friends, family, business owners, city and county officials and banking institutions gathered last week for another ribbon cutting. More...

Community

Retired teachers hold meeting

The Miller County Retired Educators Association (MCREA) held its first meeting of the 2008-2009 year on Thursday, September 19, 2008. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - On Sunday, September 26, a man died after fighting EMS, Public Safety and Deputies trying to help him. About 11 p.m, Public Safety Officer Gary Hines was called to assist EMS at 1208 Troupe Street. More...

Kolomoki Festival to be held Oct. 11

Kolomoki Mounds State Historic Park will host the 38th annual Kolomoki Festival on Saturday, October 11, 2008, at Kolomoki Mounds State Park in Blakely. The festival hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Theft by Taking On September 29, Earl P. Johnson stated that he noticed that the license plate had been stolen off of his red 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup. More...

Public Safety Report

September 29 799G Served Subpoena, West St. •Served Two Subpoenas, Peter St. •Served Civil Paper, Middle St. •Assist DFCS, Privett Store Rd. More...

The Job- Urine test

Like a lot of folks in this state, I have a job. I work, they pay me. I pay my taxes, and the government distributes my taxes as it sees fit. In order to get that paycheck, I am required to pass a random urine test with which I have no problem. More...

Living & Style

Odom, Smith to speak vows

Mr. and Mrs. Steve E. Odom of Donalsonville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Brooke, to Mr. Richard Kyle Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Smith of Miller County. More...

McDonald, Marshall speak wedding vows

Kate Elaine Marshall and Daniel Patrick McDonald were united in marriage on Saturday, September l3, 2008, at half past six in the evening in the Day Chapel at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia in Athens. The bride is the daughter of Mr. More...

Grandma's letter

submitted by Grady Javis

She is eighty-eight years old and still drives her own car. She writes: Dear Grand-daughter, The other day I went up to our local Christian book store and saw a Honk if you love Jesus bumper sticker. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Residents at Miller Nursing Home have started the fall off right. On Sunday morning we had Sunday School with Mr. Charles Thorne, and that afternoon Kimbrel's Chapel came to share with us. Ms. More...

Red Ribbon Week's Drug Awareness Starts at Home with Prescription Drugs

In October of each year, schools and civic groups observe Red Ribbon Week to bring attention to the widespread problems Americans are having with drugs and alcohol. More...

Health Department warns antibioticresistant staph infections rise when students return to class

When schools open their doors, unwelcome, dangerous bacteria sometimes hitch a ride into classrooms and sports venues, says Miller County Health Department County Nurse Manager Alida Ward. More...

Litle Miss Colquitt to compete in Peanut Pageant - - - - - - - -

Harley Shiver, the reigning Little Miss Colquitt, will represent her hometown in the Little Miss National Peanut Festival Pageant on Saturday, October 11. More...

Miller County Hospital CFO dies Saturday in Dothan, AL

Thomas D. Meadows,60, of Dothan, AL, died at Flowers Hospital Saturday, October 4. Mr. Meadows was hired by the Miller County Hospital Board to help as finance officer awhile back under CEO Harley Smith. More...

Colquitt's newest mural begins this week

I'll bet that the Anglin brothers would have never thought that the people in their home county would have ever produced a play or painted a mural in downtown Colquitt immortalizing the most infamous brothers to come from this area, and they really More...

Religion

'Sparkling Clean'

Inspiration

I washed several cars in the past few days of various makes, models, sizes and shapes. But regardless of their differences in appearance and performance, they all had one thing in common- -a severe coating of love bugs! More...

I'm Flying Daddy, I'm Flying

Once upon a time there was a little boy who was raised in a orphanage. The little boy had always wished that he could fly like a bird. It was very difficult for him to understand why he could not fly. More...

'Be Prepared'

Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man is coming. More...

School & Sports

Start college loan search early

As college costs have escalated in recent years, students increasingly depend on their parents to help foot the bill: According to a recent consumer survey conducted by Visa Inc. More...

The Miller County Middle School FFA Team places in Area Land Judging Career Development Event

The Miller County Middle School FFA Land Judging Team recently placed ninth in the Area 5 FFA Land Judging Career Development Event. The event was held at Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College in Tifton on Tuesday, September 16. More...

SGA Warriors upset Tiftarea Panthers

The SGA Warriors kicked off region play with a bang Friday night. The Warriors hosted the Tiftarea Panthers, the #1 ranked team in the state, in the GISA region 3AA opener for both teams. More...

Obituaries

LITTLE JIM WESTBROOK

Little Jim Westbrook, age 83, of Colquitt died Friday, October 3, 2008, at Miller County Hospital. Mr. Westbrook was born June 24, 1925, in Early County. He was a farmer and a member of Mt. Olive Holiness Church. More...

WAVER V. FOUNTAIN

Mrs. Waver V. Fountain, age 64, of Colquitt died September 28, 2008. Mrs. Fountain was born February 10, 1944, to Ruby Gilbert and the late C.W. Gilbert. She attended Bethel School. More...

THOMAS D. MEADOWS

Thomas D. Meadows, a resident of Dothan, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at Flowers Hospital. He was 60. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Byrd Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

We have been had! It didn't just happen!

I really can't believe they did it! More...

Cartoon

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Happily Ever After

When Wall Street crashed in 1929, the immediate shock was so bad, investors who lost everything actually jumped out the windows of lower Manhattan office buildings. Despite the current economic turmoil, things aren't nearly as bad now. More...