October 15, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

New bank directors appointed

At the August 20, 2008 meeting of PeoplesSouth Bancshares, Inc. Board of Directors, Dr. Joseph W. Grimsley and Mr. Hugh Wheelless were appointed to serve on the board of directors of PeoplesSouth Bank. Dr. Joseph W. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -At 12:45 a.m. Tuesday morning, Bainbridge Public Safety officers responded to Brierwood Apartments located at 1025 Palmetto St., Bainbridge, after 911 received reports of multiple gun shots being fired in the parking lot. More...

Colquitt Garden Club meets

The Colquitt Garden Club met Tuesday at the Chamber of Commerce with 21 members present. The Collect was read by the group after which Jan Grimsley read the minutes of the September meeting. More...

Gifts from your husband

A husband walks into Victoria's Secret to purchase a sheer negligee for his wife. He is shown several possibilities that range from $250 to $500 in price, the more sheer, the higher the price. More...

School & Sports

MCAE Achievement Recognized

The first quarter of the 2008-2009 term for students at Miller County Adult Education ended on September 30, 2008. During this quarter, Josh Chambliss completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma. More...

MCHS FFA NEWS

Hey, everyone! I hope everybody had a great midterm holiday and is ready to begin a new nine weeks. This week I have been getting a head start on our chapter scrapbook. It's going to be a lot of work! More...

There are a few similarities

Terry, This is copied from a local column writer in the Desoto Sun Herald Newspaper in Arcadia, Fl. Thought you might find some similarities with your area. More...

Obituaries

BRONNIE ADDISON PATE

Bronnie Addison Pate, 81, of Bainbridge passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at Memorial Hospital. The funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 9, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Leon VanLandingham officiating. More...

MARVIN L. BUSH

Mr. Marvin L. Bush, age 53, of Colquitt died Sunday, October 5, 2008. Mr. Bush was born August 7, 1955, to Joyce M. Bush and the late J.C. Bush of Colquitt. He attended Bethel School and graduated from Miller County High School. More...

BLONNIE BELL PICKREN

Mrs. Blonnie Bell Pickren, age 97, of Colquitt died Sunday, October 12, 2008, at Miller County Hospital. Mrs. Pickren was born November 25, 1910, in Early County. She was a homemaker and was the oldest member of New Salem Free Will Baptist Church. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Once again the residents had a fun-filled week of activities at the nursing home. We started our week off with Sunday School on Sunday morning with Mr. Charles, and members from Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church were with us that afternoon. More...

The Bailout?

What the people in Nevada are saying.... Back in 1990, the U.S. Government seized the Mustang Ranch brothel here in Nevada for tax evasion and, as required by law, tried to run it. The U.S. Government failed and it closed. More...

One utterly remarkable family

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, an Arkansas couple, just welcomed their 17th natural child and still aren't ready to declare their family complete. More...

Miss Colquitt competes for National Peanut title

Courtney Brownlee, the reigning Miss Colquitt, will be representing her hometown of Colquitt in the upcoming National Peanut Festival Pageant. The pageant will be held at the Dothan Civic Center October 17 and October 18, 2008, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Heath McNease Finishes National Christian Music Tour

Miller County's Heath Mc- Nease just returned home from a 10 month tour of more than half of the states in the USA. He has been touring full-time since January, playing wherever the invitation is extended. More...

Colquitt man arrested in Bainbridge

Road check yields drug charges

According to a recent drug arrest, several ounces of cocaine and a bag of marijuana were seized after Cedric Miller of Colquitt attempted to get away from a road check Friday afternoon in Bainbridge, according to BainbridgeGa.com . More...

Religion

'A Lesson from Three Giggling Girls'

Inspiration

I came in the other night and found three little girls at our house-- two three-yearolds and a five-year-old. More...

'Keep your fork'

There was a young woman who had been diagnosed with a terminal illness and had been given three months to live. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Driving While License Suspended/Revoked On October 8, Officer Dale Glover observed a vehicle that appeared to be traveling faster than the posted speed limit of 55 mph. More...

Yard of the Month

Winston and Rose Cobb's yard on Delores Street was chosen as Yard of the Month for September by the Colquitt Garden Club. More...

Public Safety Report

October 06 800F Hay bale in Roadway, Crawford St. •Accident, Main St. •Busy, Emergency Room •Busy, Jail •Unwanted Person 800S Traffic Stop, Phillipsburg Rd. •Traffic Stop, Grace St. •Alteration, Hwy. More...

Living & Style

Is teen dating like a dress rehearsal for divorce later?

Teen dating doesn't necessarily lend itself to preparation for life-long marriage

Everyone seems to love the rush of a new romance. So much so that marriages - not just dating relationships - often end up in crisis because one (or both) has lost the "buzz. More...

It's a boy!

Meghan Haverty and Josh McGowen are happy to announce the birth of their son, Brennen Paul McGowen. Brennen was born on September 16, 2008, at 12:50 p.m. at the Women and Children's Center in Donalsonville. More...

Samantha Nix crowned

On August 23, 2008, Samantha Michele Nix was crowned SWGA Woodlands Princess in the SWGA Woodlands Pageant. Votes were $1.00 each, and Samantha won the crown by 450 votes. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Politic, birthdays, dogs, and baseball

Well, some of you are going to be disappointed. This column isn't going to be just about politics this week, except- After we had gotten out the newspaper last week on Tuesday evening, which wears this "ye scribe" out, I went home early. More...

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Happily Ever After

The good people at Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream have been making frozen goodies at their Vermont commune for 30 years. The product is great, but Ben & Jerry's doesn't stop at ice cream. The company is as politically active as any in America. More...