October 22, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Indians sink Pirates in final seconds 13-12

Every year no matter what comes or goes, how many games are won or how games are lost, when the Miller County Pirates and the Seminole County Indians come together on a football field, all others are forgotten. More...

Gas prices drop in some areas

Sweet relief, if you can find the right station. Monday, area gas prices ranged from a high of $3.78 to a low of $2.51 per gallon. Prices by cities from high to low were:* The national average gas price on October 20, was $2.91 per gallon. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - The clerk at the Inland on West Shotwell Street was murdered during an attempted robbery at about 10 p.m. Wednesday night. More...

Instructor Amy Wells wins Gold Award from University System

Sole Faculty Member Honored

Bainbridge College math instructor Amy Wells has been chosen as the GOLD Level Award winner for the 2008 Chancellor 's Customer Service Excellence Award of the Year for the University System of Georgia, according to an announcement from BC Presiden More...

Joyce's Jog makes memories

Dear Steffey, Do you think back in your life, and remember special moments? Times when, for some reason, that memory was made and sketched in your mind forever? One of those moments was made for my family at Joyce's Jog. More...

School & Sports

Pirate Palooza Electrifying

Last year's Pirate Palooza was awesome, but this year's Pirate Palooza was the bomb! Different school clubs had booths set up around one end of the football field ,and the kids were having an energetic time. More...

MCHS FFA NEWS

Hey, everyone! This week has been super busy for the FFA. We have been working on the Roster, Expo, Pirate Palooza, Chicken-Q, and getting ready for National Convention. Wednesday October 15, 2008, FFA members attended the AG Expo in Moultrie. More...

MCES announces honor roll

First Grade Principal's Honor: Bo Bailey, Gage Connell, Wil Cook, Joy Dancer, Abby Haywood, Hayli Jones, Dylan Olds, Conner Pickle, Mackenzie Pickle, Sven Richardson, Madison Roland, Aden Strickland. More...

Obituaries

Vertie Belle Suggs

Mrs. Vertie Suggs, 89, of Colquitt died Monday, October 13, 2008, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services was held Thursday, October 16, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at Bellview Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Mounts officiating. More...

CARL G. COLLINS , JR.

Mr. Carl G. Collins Jr., age 81, of Melbourne, FL, died Tuesday, September 20, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Collins was born July 2, 1927, to Carl Gilbert and Mattie Viola Cook Collins Sr. in Panama City, FL. More...

DIANA BETH LASHLEY

Diana Beth Lashley, 24, of Colquitt died Tuesday, September 30, 2008, at her residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, October 4, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Billy Mills officiating. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Residents at Miller Nursing Home have had a very busy week this past week and another full week planned for this week. We started with Sunday School on Sunday morning, and members from Colquitt Free Will Baptist came to share on Sunday afternoon. More...

WAC holds Ladies Night Out

The Woman Active for Christ (WAC) of the Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church sponsored their second annual Ladies' Night Out on Monday, October 6, 2008. More...

Red Ribbon Week

October 18th - 26th marks the 20th annual celebration of Red Ribbon Week. This is an ideal way for people and communities to unite and take a visible stand against drug and alcohol addiction. More...

Rachel Grimsley crowned Miss Irish Capital Outstanding Teen

Rachel Grimsley was crowned the new Miss Irish Capital Outstanding Teen 2009 on October 5, 2008. The pageant was held at the Carl Vinson Veterans Auditorium in Dublin. More...

Dr. Billy retires, again

Dr. Billy Grimes, now age 95, of 1056 Lullwater Rd, Atlanta, and C.E. (Bennie) Benefield, now age 94, are the only two men who have been members of the Alert Bible Class of First Baptist Church of Decatur since it received its name in 1954. More...

Richey is new chief in Edison

Colquitt Police Department will be losing one of their finer officers as Greg Richey goes to the Edison Police Department next month as Chief of Police. More...

Religion

'Watch Where You Step!'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) My daily routine includes a brisk early morning walk for exercise. More...

'Holding Daddy'

Deuteronomy 30:19-20

I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live; that you may love the Lord your God, that you may obey His More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident On October 19, Samantha Laquosha Martin was traveling south on Old Donalsonville Road. A deer entered into the path of the vehicle, and Martin applied the brakes to avoid the collision. More...

Miller County Sheriff's Office September 2008

Probate/Magistrate Civil Papers Served - 52 Subpoenas Served - 16 Superior Court Civil Papers Served - 73 Arrest Warrants - 35 More...

Sheriff's traffic report for September 19 - Oct. 19

Brad Cox - Nine speeding citations Dale Glover - 13 speeding citations, one driving on suspended license BJ Josey - four speeding citations Shane Rathel - six speeding citations, one child restraint, More...

Living & Style

Miller, Burke plan wedding

Rosie Lee Miller and Rosalyn Nicole Burke announce the engagement of their daughter and mother, Ashley N. Miller, to Matthew E. Burke. The bride is the daughter of Ms. Rosie Lee Miller and Mr. Elree Bush Sr. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

Welcome, Brantley Chason Trawick

John and Jennifer Trawick announce the arrival of their second son, Brantley Chason "Chase" Trawick. Chase was born August 29, 2008, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany. He weighed six pounds and five ounces, measuring 18 1/2 inches long. More...

Sutton celebrates birthday

Sutton Jade Smith turned one on September 11, 2008. A party was held in her honor on September 13. "Buttons" was the theme for the day, and pink and lime green were the theme colors. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A President for U.S.A. Citizens

If the liberal Democrats win the upcoming election, America as we have known it will no longer exist. Come to think of it, we might just be too late to save a once great nation. More...

What Goes Around

History is like a wheel. And you don't have to be a scholar to know that as long as humans have been around, we've been doing the same things over and over and over, regardless of the results. It's fun to read about. More...

It's the Law; You Have The Right To Remain Suspicious

(NAPSI)-Akin to urban myths, legal myths also exist - tales that seem completely believable but are actually false. In some cases, legal myths can affect important aspects of your life, so it's important to debunk them. More...