December 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Rep. Gerald Greene addresses local educators' honor society

Since Delta Kappa Gamma Society International encourages patriotism, Jo Mock, vice president and programs director, invited Representative Gerald Greene to speak to the group on Veteran's Day, November 11, at the Donalsonville Regional Library. More...

Community

Bad weather causes little damage

Several twister-like rotations were reported Friday in several areas of the county. One tornado-like cloud moved over U.S. Highway 27 south of Colquitt, but luckily, the high wind did not touch down. More...

Thanks from Lila Grace

Lila Grace Frank would like to thank everyone in the community who is helping her raise can tabs for the Shriners' Hospital. Please continue to save the tabs. Everyone has been very supportive with this great cause. More...

A turnip green story

A sad story with a happy ending… Once there was a little turnip green whose best friend was named Cornbread. They played happily in the fields until one day a little ole lady came to invite them home with her. More...

School & Sports

The teacher who was taught

Get your tissue out

As she stood in front of her fifth grade class on the very first day of school, she told the children an untruth. Like most teachers, she looked at her students and said that she loved them all the same. More...

Just another big 'Jake'

Michael Chestnut took this large tom turkey back during Georgia's turkey season somewhere in Miller County. Although this was a prize for most any turkey hunter, Michael normally shoots his prey with a camera instead of a gun. More...

Head Start observes Awareness Month - - - - - - - -

The Miller County Head Start observed Head Start Awareness Month recently. Mr. Ralph Wilcox, Southwest Georgia Film commissioner, stopped by to meet and greet the staff and children. More...

Obituaries

Billy H. Dale

Mr. Billy H. Dale, age 63, of Bainbridge died Sunday, November 9, 2008. Funeral services were held Thursday, November 13, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. at Cox Ware Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chuck Bostick and Rev. Andy Glover officiating. More...

Mary Wystalone Duke

Mrs. Mary Wystalone Duke of Colquitt, formerly of Baker County, died Saturday, November 22, 2008, at Miller County Hospital. Mrs. Duke was a homemaker and a member of Milford Baptist Church. More...

Linwood Combast

Funeral Services for Mr. Linwood Combast, 63, of Bainbridge was held Wednesday, November 26, at 11:00 a.m. EST at Cox- Ware Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Nippers and Rev. Johnny Barnett officiating. Interment followed in Mt. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Residents and staff are gearing up for the holidays. We had a wonderful Thanksgiving week last week with lots of family and friend visiting. More...

Peroxide is safer and healthier than bleach

This was written by Becky Ransey of Indiana (a doctor's wife), and I want to share it with you. She was over recently for coffee and smelled the bleach I was using to clean my toilet and counter tops. This is what she told me... More...

Poor folks

A friend sent me the following story, and I just wanted to pass it on. One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live. More...

15 killed on state's roads during Thanksgiving holidays

(ATLANTA) - The Thanksgiving holiday travel period ended Sunday night with 15 traffic deaths reported to the Georgia State Patrol. More...

Spring Creek Park now open for Christmas sesaon

The beautiful Christmas decorations at Spring Creek Park have been placed about in the park grounds. The lights about the park will be lighted each weekend, Thursday evening through Sunday night from now until the new year. More...

Pirates fall to Wesleyan Wolves

It was a nightmare in the eyes of the Miller County Pirates as their dreams of advancing to the fourth round of state play-offs fell to the side last Friday night as the rain and a very tough Wesleyan team dashed Dome Fever for MCHS. More...

Religion

'Found It'

Inspiration

' As Gale and I were entering a local store last week, I noticed that she reached down and picked up something off the sidewalk. Very soon I realized that it was a piece of money - a ten dollar bill! More...

Baptizing a bear •••

A priest, a Pentecostal preacher and a rabbi all served as chaplains to the students of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. They would get together two or three times a week for coffee and to talk shop. More...

No Hard Feelings

The election day is over, The talking is done. My party lost, Your party won. So let us be friends, Let arguments pass. I'll hug my elephant, You kiss your _ _ _ More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident On November 24 in the front yard of 801 North Milford Street while backing up, Leroy Bush struck Lorenzo Baker with the rear bumpers coming in contact, causing minor damage to Baker's vehicle. More...

Public Safety report

911 Calls 11-25 Fall, 2nd St. 11-25 Grass Fire, Whites Bridge Rd. 11-25 Accident, Kangaroo/ Chevron 11-25 Medical, Phillipsburg Rd. 11-26 Unlock Vehicle, Spring Creek Park 11-27 Medical, Hwy. More...

Living & Style

Barfield, Smith exchange wedding vows

Kristina Lynn Smith and Thomas Davison Barfield, both of Atlanta, exchanged wedding vows June 7, 2008, at Christ United Methodist Church in Albany. Rev. Kent Miller performed the 7 p.m. ceremony. Kristina is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Top 10 signs you have been away from church too long

10 - You think Song of Solomon is a song on the top 40 countdown this week. 9 - You thought there were only two Kings in the Old Testament, first and second. 8 - You thought Lottie Moon was somewhere in the Solar System. More...

A pet's Ten Commandments

1. My life is likely to last 10-15 years. Any separation from you is likely to be painful. 2. Give me time to understand what you want of me. 3. Place your trust in me. It is crucial for my well-being. 4. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

In everything be thankful

As good as I enjoy family and friends, I'm kind of glad that Thanksgiving is over. My first wife, who is the love of my life, gave me a cold. Now I haven't had a cold in years. More...

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Cheap Eats in Style Again

All across America, turkey carcasses are being scraped bare as the star of the annual Thanksgiving dinner is reduced to slices, slivers and chunks of what may be the last big meal of the year. More...