November 19, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Pirates Advance to Second Round of State Play-offs

The first round of state playoffs for the Miller County Pirates and the Dooly County Bobcats was truly an exciting football game. More...

Advanced voting starts here Monday

The General-Nonpartisan Election Run-off will be held Tuesday, December 2. Advance voting will begin Monday, November 24, through Wednesday, November 26. The Registrar's Office will also be open Friday, November 28 and Saturday, November 29. More...

Community

Welcome, Chadwick Colton Richardson

Chad and Lacey Richardson are proud to announce the birth of their son, Chadwick Colton Richardson. Colt was born August 15, 2008, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany. More...

Georgia DOT Schedules Traffic Shift on U.S. 27/S.R. 1

Georgia DOT has announced that a traffic shift on U.S. 27/S.R. 1, south of Blakely, is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, November 20, weather permitting. More...

Proudly They Serve

Army Cpl. Cory L. McMillan has deployed to the Iraqi theater of operations to support the mission of Operation Iraqi Freedom. More...

School & Sports

MCHS FFA NEWS

by Morgan Jackson Reporter

Hey, everyone! Thursday, November 6, Eric Whatley, Colt Calhoun, Daniel Allen, and Robert Eldridge competed in the State Wildlife Management CDE at Swainsboro Technical College. More...

Pre-K visits Mark's Melon Patch

The Miller County Elementary Pre-K classes of Ms. Renee Haire, Ms. Glenda 20 Bailey, Ms. Debbie Rathel, along with their paraprofessonials, Debi Aiken and Melva 30 Perkins, traveled to Sasser for a visit at Mark's Melon Patch on October 23. More...

Miller County FFA Alumni meets

The Miller County FFA Alumni met Thursday, November 13, 2008, at 6:30 p.m. at the high school lunchroom with 32 present. President Kevin Calhoun called the meeting to order. The invocation was delivered by Mr. Martin Evans. More...

Obituaries

DAVID THOMAS (TOMMY) BAILEY

Mr. Tommy Bailey, age 54, of Colquitt died Friday, November 14, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Bailey was born November 17, 1953, in Miller County. He was a truck driver and a member of Colquitt First Baptist Church. More...

Billy H. Dale

Funeral Services for Mr. Billy H. Dale, 63, of Bainbridge was held Thursday, November 13, at 1:00 p.m. at Cox- Ware Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chuck Bostick and Rev. Andy Glover officiating. Interment followed at Roselawn Memory Gardens. More...

William Smiley Jones

William Smiley Jones of Colquitt died Monday, November 10, 2008, at his residence. Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 18, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. at Becker Funeral Home Chapel. More...

Health

Protect yourself and your children from diabetes

Know your risks and manage your health.

If you had gestational diabetes during pregnancy, you and your child have a greater risk for developing Type 2 diabetes later in life. Gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy. More...

Nursing Home News

Residents at Miller Nursing Home are getting the holidays started by letting everyone know just how thankful we are for all the blessings we receive each day. No matter what the circumstances may be, there is always something to give thanks for. More...

Can you believe it?

1. I was in a car dealership a while ago, when a large motor home was towed into the garage. More...

Veterans' Day 2008 in Colquitt

On a beautiful fall day, the American Legion Post #165 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6046 of Colquitt, Miller County, presented a Veterans' Day program. The program is on the 11th day of the 11th month and starts on the 11th hour each year. More...

Miller on Falcons active roster

Flowery Branch - The Atlanta Falcons have released wide receiver Adam Jennings and signed defensive end Brandon Miller from the practice squad to the active roster and signed wide receiver Chandler Williams to the practice squad. More...

Hometown Holidays-Sunday and *** Colquitt Coupons-Now ***

Do you have something to do this weekend? Will it make you money and save you money? Many of the Colquitt merchants, businesses and institutions will be observing Hometown Holidays. More...

Religion

'Hope for the Grieving'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) It seems unreal that we are just days away from Thanksgiving and only weeks from Christmas. Where did all that time go? More...

Bragging on fathers

Three boys are in the school yard bragging about their fathers. The first boy says, "My dad scribbles a few words on a piece of paper, he calls it a poem, and they give him $50." The second boy says, "That's nothing. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident On November 13, Casey Lauren Pearson was traveling north on Highway 39 when she hit a deer. On November 11, Rejeania Edwards was traveling north on Highway 91. More...

Public Safety report

November 10 799G Escort, Hwy. 27 •Brush Fire, Hwy. 45 S. •Served Civil Paper, First St. •Served Civil Paper, Harmony Church Rd. 799R Put out Funeral Signs, S. Cuthbert St. •Funeral Escort, Hwy. 27 S. More...

The big ones are moving

It's not Rudolph, so this is one less deer that will damage a vehicle in Miller County. Joseph Stolze took this 8 point, 190 pound plus buck early Monday morning, November 17. The hunter stated that the large buck was taken in Miller County. More...

Living & Style

Maddox turns two!

Grayson Maddox Dukes turned two years old on October 13, 2008. He celebrated with a dog theme party at his Great Papa and Granny Clark's lake house at Lake Blackshear on October 4 with family and friends. More...

Can you read this?

Watch out! You nearly broad siIf you can read the following paragraph, pass it on to your friends. Only great minds can read this. This is weird, but interesting! If you can read it, I don't feel too bad about the errors we miss in proofreading. More...

How can she live with herself?

Madame Pelosi wasn't happy with the small private jet that comes with the Speaker's job, no, Madame Pelosi was aggravated that this little jet had to stop to refuel, so she ordered a Big Fat 200 seat jet that could get her back to California withou More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A chance to really make real history-

I've got an idea that President-elect Obama might run by his "advisors." What if, he used that $700 billion bail-out that was voted on to give to the goof-balls that made the mess and the $100 billion or so they are talking about bailing out the au More...

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President-elect Barack Obama

Dear Senator and Presidentelect Obama, Congratulations. If you've read any of my previous letters, you're probably surprised by how this one begins. You shouldn't be. More...