January 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Sheriffs and Fire Chiefs from Miller and other counties within U.S. Congressional District 2 were introduced recently to an innovative visual intelligence program. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge- A Highway 27 north crash flung a man from his truck and sent him tumbling down the highway on Wednesday afternoon. Bradley Williams was pulling out of Rathel's on Highway 27 north. More...

Sarah Ann Young graduates magna cum laude at Auburn

Sarah Ann Young was graduated from Auburn University on December 19, 2008. Sarah was graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in apparel merchandising and a minor in business. More...

New 'Transparency' website up and running

ATLANTA (January 5, 2009) - A new Georgia law gives Internet users access to information on billions of dollars in state spending. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

VEHICLE ACCIDENT On January 22, Asia Dyanna Williams was traveling southbound on Three Notch Road when three small calves entered the roadway. More...

Public Safety report

January 18 799F Funeral Detail •Unlocked Vehicle, Shepard Hall Rd. •Accident, Patterson Circle •Security Checks January 19 799G Speak with Subject, Grady Cobb Rd. •Serve Civil Paper x2, Whites Bridge Rd. More...

How well do you know your neighbor?

This is amazing! I found out I've got neighbors that have been convicted of sexual assault, grand theft in the first degree, and attempted murder in the first degree. (I want to move.) Do you know your neighbors? More...

Living & Style

Nursing Home News

The residents stayed very busy with activities last week. Sunday, Mr. Charles came and had Sunday School for the morning, and South Mt. Zion came that afternoon. Mr. More...

Ty welcomes baby brother

Ty Long would like to announce the birth of his little brother, Fletcher Jones Long. Fletcher was born at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany on Thursday, January 15, 2009, at 3:11 p.m. More...

Mariah celebrates sixth birthday

On December 13, Mariah Salazar celebrated her sixth birthday with a sleep-over at her home. On Saturday, December 14, she and her friends enjoyed a visit to Lil Whispers Pony Park for a day of pony rides and fun. Mariah is the daughter of Rev. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Don't believe I would have said or done that!

Our new president, Barack Hussein Obama, said he would sign the Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA) as one of his first acts, if his Democratically controlled Congress would pass it. More...

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Gentlemen, Start Your...

Millions are seeing a ray of hope — if not sunlight — spreading across the fruited plain as the Obama administration takes its first, faltering steps towards who knows what. More...

Overturned vehicle injures one

Miller County E911 was called Monday morning, January 26, to report a vehicle had overturned on SR 39, near Bridges Road just north of Rocky Ridge Baptist Church. More...

Severe Weather Awareness Week to start Sunday

Colquitt and Miller County are about as prepared for severe weather as anyone can be. We found out in the late 1990s and since then that preparation is good, but having good agencies ready to help is always an asset. More...

Local, state and national news spots

How many technicians does it take to screw in a bulb?

Things are looking up in Colquitt as a new cell phone tower went up Saturday, January 24. It was raised near the new city sewer facility being constructed in Spring Creek Park area. The answer to the question: It takes three men or women. More...

Religion

New Pastor and Family

The Donalsonville Church of God welcomes Reverend Kip Boswell and family as our new pastor. Rev. Boswell has been in the ministry for 20 years, where he served as a youth pastor for eight and a half years. More...

'Why Do You Mourn?'

Zechariah 12:10 (And I will pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and supplication; then they will look on Me whom they pierced. More...

'The Slippery Slope of Deception'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) "But the thing David had done displeased the Lord" (II Samuel 11:27b, NIV). More...

School & Sports

HOSA testing completed

Miller County Health Occupations of America (HOSA) just completed its first District 4 Region On-line testing competition. This was a new experience for the state and for Miller County students. More...

Backroads and Bobtails

I LOVE SEA KITTENS. THEY'RE DELICIOUS

THE_ 08 920 _1 21408 _Know ye al l by these presents: I have seen the light. I am cleansed and made whole. It is well with my soul. I am washed in the blood of PETA. Hallelujah, amen. More...

A Gift to a Woman

Quote of the day: Whatever you give a woman, she will make greater. If you give her sperm, she'll give you a baby. If you give her a house, she'll give you a home. If you give her groceries, she'll give you a meal. More...

Obituaries

JACK WILLIAMS

Mr. Jack Williams, age 80, of Panama City Beach, FL, and formerly of Iron City, died Wednesday, January 21, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Williams was born in Iron City on September 18, 1928. More...

JOHN G. "JERRY" DUNLAP

Mr. John G. "Jerry" Dunlap of Colquitt died Saturday, January 24, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Dunlap was born May 28, 1941, in Daytona, FL. He served his country in the US Army and was a retired minister, businessman and a farmer. More...

JOHNNIE MAE KELLEY

Mrs. Johnnie Mae Kelley of Colquitt died Saturday, January 24, 2009, in Milton, Florida. Mrs. Kelley was a member of Cook's Union Methodist Church and was a homemaker. Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 28, at 2:00 p.m. More...