November 5, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

It may be a record voter turnout

This is the only election reports that we can give our readers, since General Election day, Tuesday, November 4, 2008 occurs mostly after we go to press. Most of the local races have already been determined in the primaries. More...

Community

Fearmakers Studio Begins Film Production of SAVAGE in Early County

Early County 2055 Economic Development Initiative Continues to Draw Movie Makers to Area

What: This week the production of a new horror flick, Savage, begins in Early County. Produced by Fearmakers Studios, www.fearmakers. More...

'Love Lights a Tree' project now underway

It is time for Miller County's 18th annual American Cancer Society "Love Lights a Tree" project in the crusade against cancer. More...

Proudly They Serve

Air Force Airman DeAnthony H. Gales has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

School & Sports

Region 1A Lady Pirates recognized

Recently, Coach Renza Israel and Coach Joni Williams met with other area coaches to decide who has made the All Region Team, All Region Honorable Mention and Player of the Year. More...

SGA Warriors lose heartbreaker to Sherwood Eagles

SGA Warriors lose heartbreaker to Sherwood Eagles The SGA Warriors traveled to Albany to face the Sherwood Christian Academy Eagles in an important region game and the final regular season game of the year. More...

Backroads and Bobtails

Life on the Cutting Edge

Just what is it about a knife that fascinates most outdoors people? Or, should I say, what is it about the average outdoors person that invariably, at an early age, leads him to the obsessive love he has for a keen, hand-held steel blade? More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

We've been bought and sold with our own money

As I write this column Saturday morning, prior to THE election on Tuesday, I have the feeling that it may be settled. More...

Cartoon

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..In A Pear Tree

A few weeks ago, the same federal government that once encouraged banks to consider unemployment benefits as income on mortgage loan applications did something even worse. More...

Pirates win sub-region title

Pirates win sub-Pirates 35 vs Cougars 20

On Halloween night anything can happen! The Miller County Pirates traveled up the road a little ways to face the Calhoun County Cougars of Edison. You might say, this is the toughest Calhoun has played in a long time. More...

Little Pirates to play for championship

The Miller County seven and eight year old Little Pirates won the playoff game against the Mitchell County Falcons here on Saturday. They will now advance to the division championship game to be played in Eufaula, Alabama on November 8th. More...

Near head-on, no injuries

An accident occurred on SR 91 North of Colquitt, just south of the Miller-Baker county line. On Wednesday, October 29, Cynthia Launa Smith of 1054 Brinson Road, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Impala east on SR 91. More...

Religion

"The Joy of Joy"

Inspiration

God's plan for our lives often follows a much different path than our human route would choose. Our human minds tell us that our circumstances should dictate our degree of joy in life. More...

"Never Alone"

Seeing then that we have a great High Priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident On November 2nd Lucas Hartley Brooks was traveling east on Babcock Road and ran off the side of the roadway. Brooks then over corrected his 2004 Ford pickup and lost control. More...

Fire destroys home

A house fire was called into 911 Tuesday morning, October 28, at 8:18 a.m. at 2458 Avenue Road, just off of Phillipsburg Road. Becky Stark was listed as the owner. More...

Georgia early voting statistics

Early Voting Statistics as of 10/30/08 Number of ballots cast: 1,572,293 Number of ballots voted in person: 1,378,701 Number of mail-in ballots returned: 193,592 Turn out Demographics: Black Female 345,861 Black Male 205, More...

Obituaries

Harry Roberts

Mr. Harry Roberts, age 86 of Colquitt died Sunday, November 2, 2008 at Miller Nursing Home. Mr. Roberts was born September 22, 1922 in Miller County. He was a retired painter and a member of New Home Free Will Baptist Church. More...

C.T. "Buddy Boo" Cullers

Mr. C.T. "Buddy Boo" Cullers, age 67 of Colquitt died October 25, 2008. Mr. Cullers was born June 7, 1941 to the late Sam Cullers and Adella Cowart Cullers. He attended schools in Miller County and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. More...

L.T. Cox

Mr. L. T. Cox of Colquitt died Saturday November 1, 2008 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Al. Mr. Cox was a retired farmer and a member of Unity Church of God in Iron City. Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 4 at 3:00 p.m. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Miller Nursing Home News for the Week of October, 26-31, 2008: Do not ever say that only children enjoy Halloween!! We had such fun this week getting ready for the children to come and Trick or Treat. More...

Childhood food allergies a serious concern

Good for some, deadly for others

Teresa Haire reads the labels on all the food she feeds her two-year-old son, Brandon. If she doesn't, it could be serious. He's allergic to eggs and peanuts. More...

Women's Health

Women's Combating Digestive Troubles

Problems of the digestive system, such as constipation, diarrhea, and gas, are extremely common and affect millions people in the US each year. More...