April 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Three vehicle accident on U.S. Hwy. 27 injures two

A three vehicle collision occurred on U.S. Highway 27 in Colquitt, Thursday, April 9, at 8:12 a.m. Selen Patrice Harris, 26, of Rt. 3, Box 110, Donalsonville, was driving north on U.S. Highway 27/ Crawford Street in her 1994 Honda Accord. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - About 3 a.m. Wednesday morning, James "Cake Daddy" Christian was murdered in front of his home on Bruce Road, off Highway 309 south. More...

2009 Miller-Seminole Pine Seedling Pageant held

The 2009 Miller-Seminole Pine Seedling Pageant was held on Saturday, March 28, 2009. The theme for the pageant was "Totally Rad 80's," and contestants ranging from ages 2 to 24 dressed in 80's wear for their on-stage introductions. More...

'Mayor' For the Day Sworn In

On Friday, March 27, Alaya Bailey was sworn in as "Mayor" for the day in the City of Colquitt. More...

School & Sports

MCES announces honor roll

Miller County Elementary School Honor Roll for Third Nine Weeks: First Grade Principal's Honor Roll: Titus Butler, Will Cook, Joy Dancer, Abby Haywood, Emily McRae, Makenzie Pickle First Grade A Honor Roll: Adam Bunch,Lacie Butler, Dylan Clenney, More...

Seminole Ramlins

I cain't for the life of me understand why we send millions of dollars to foroun countries to feed people and children when here in our country, 5 kids a week die of starvation on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservations and unemployment is around 90% mo More...

BC Opens New Academic Advising Center and First Year Program

In time for registration for summer classes that start June 1, Bainbridge College students have a new advantage for planning class schedules and their program advisement, said Dr. More...

Entertainment

Been invited to the Tea Party?

There is going to be a tea party near you Wednesday, April 15. If you haven't received a personal invitation, please consider this as your invitation to The Tea Party. More...

Initial unemployment insurance claims jump 126 percent in March

A TLAN Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) has announced that 96,306 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for state unemployment insurance benefits in March, an increase of 126.3 percent from March of 2008. More...

A comment by Coulter

In a time where so much is being made about our first black president, Ann Coulter made the following observation in her column of 2/25/2009: "But as long as the nation is obsessed with historic milestones, is no one going to remark on what a grea More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

I still think he is crazy!

Have you ever met a person, or family, that you hit it off with just time you met them? Several years ago, Chuck and Joyce Harper moved into our community and our church family. More...

Executive orders- see a pattern?

Obama mentioned "the Muslim world" in his inauguration, but nothing about "Israel." Then... More...

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Harper Family to serve as missionaries in Honduras

And how can they preach unless they are sent? More...

First Pirate Mascot wins local contest

The City of Colquitt recently held a logo design contest for the new water tower in the city at the site of the new school facility. More...

Religion

'Crossing the flooded road'

Inspiration

A few days ago I made a trip to north Georgia to attend the wedding of one of my nieces. It was a good trip, but the traveling was not without some complications. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident On April 10, James Gordon Hester was traveling north on Highway 27 South when he struck a deer on the roadway. More...

Public Safety report

April 6 800E Suspicious Person/ Vehicle x2 •Unlock Vehicle •Domestic 800G Assisted Georgia State Patrol 306 •Suspicious Person/Vehicle x2 •Damage to Vehicle, Milford St. More...

$ Truck for sale $

A 16-year-old boy came home with a new Chevrolet Avalanche, and his parents began to yell and scream, "Where did you get that truck?" He calmly told them, "I bought it today." "With what money?" demanded his parents. More...

Living & Style

Ethridge, Wilkin to wed

Mrs. Lynn Wisenbaker Ethridge and Mr. Gary Phillip Ethridge Sr. of Valdosta announce the engagement of their daughter, Kerilyn Elizabeth Ethridge, to Matthew Fudge Wilkin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Wilkin Jr., of Colquitt. More...

'A brother's love'

Like any good mother, when Karen found out that another baby was on the way, she did what she could to help her 3-yearold son, Michael, prepare for a new sibling. More...

Brag Shop

(L-R) Mason and Graham Foster are the sons of Paige and Chad Foster of Madison. The boys' mother is the former Dr. Paige Bush, daughter of Mary Rentz of Baker County and Dr. Don Bush of Albany. More...

Obituaries

REVEREND J. DAVID AYCOCK

Reverend J. David Aycock, age 81, of Uvalda, died Saturday, April 11, 2009, in the Scott Health and Rehabilitation Facility in Johnson County after several months of illness. More...

ELOISE MOCK BRYAN

Mrs. Eloise Mock Bryan, age 73, of Colquitt died Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at her residence. Funeral services were Saturday, April 11, at 2:00 p.m. at New Salem Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Talmadge Worsley officiating. More...

BOBBY JOE ROATEN

Mr. Bobby Joe Roaten, age 65, of Iron City died Sunday, April 12, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Roaten was born in Dell, Arkansas, on October 15, 1943, to the late John and Gillie Ann Arnold Roaten. More...

Health

When you thought I wasn't looking

A message every adult should read because children are watching you and doing as you do, not as you say. When you thought I wasn't looking, I saw you hang my first painting on the refrigerator, and I immediately wanted to paint another one. More...

Free tetanus shots available

Free tetanus shots available at county health departments for flood recovery workers As floodwaters subside, and residents begin returning home, the 14 county health departments in Southwest Health District have tetanus vaccine on hand to provide More...

Nursing Home News

Residents enjoyed this past week as we all got ready for Easter. Sunday morning we enjoyed having Mr. Charles Thorne for Sunday School, and that afternoon members from New Salem came to share with us. Monday morning Ms. More...