May 13, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Local peanut growers honored for top yields - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Marty Tabb and Wes Vann, of Miller County, were recently honored at Disney's Yacht Club Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., along with 10 other Georgia peanut producers and inducted into the 2008 Georgia Peanut Achievement Club for their impressive y More...

Community

Woodmen of the World Presents Flag to Miller County Middle High School

Woodmen of The World Field Representative Westley White presented a U.S. flag to Amanda Long of the Miller County Middle/High School. This flag will fly over the school. More...

Library News

Food for Fines at Your Library Looking for a different way to pay for overdue fines? The Miller County - James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library will accept nonperishable food donations to pay for overdue fines. More...

A Democrat is

Guess you know who James Carville is - he is a Democrat operative who helped get Bill Clinton elected and also worked for the Obama campaign. Here is a quote I found on the net that he has said: Quote - "Ideologies aren't all that important. More...

School & Sports

Lee signs baseball commitment with LaGrange College

Thursday, May 6, Southwest Georgia Acadamy (SGA) senior, Miles Lee, signed with LaGrange College, committing to play baseball for their school. More...

Memorial Hospital and Manor Auxiliary Scholarship

The Memorial Hospital and Manor Auxiliary is sponsoring a scholarship program to make scholarships available to persons pursuing an education in healthcare fields who plan to work at Memorial Hospital and Manor following completion of their courses More...

Backroads and Bobtails

WALKING IN A HUNTER'S FOOTSTEPS

He left home early, knowing full well time was of the essence. Though still a young man, he'd performed this task enough times to know the habits and haunts of the whitetailed deer by instinct. More...

Entertainment

Paid In Full: Baker County Native Releases New Book of Memoirs

When he was growing up in southwest Baker County, Georgia, Karl E. Peace realized early in life that he would have to provide the strength and commitment needed to make a better life for himself and his family. More...

Obituaries

MRS. BETTY REDDING

Mrs. Betty Sue Redding of Colquitt died Monday, May 11, 2009, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 13, at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Kent Barwick and Rev. William Smith officiating. More...

Ferral Wayne Cowart

Ferral Wayne Cowart, 62, of 1400 Gail Ave., Albany, died April 15, 2009, at his residence. Funeral services were held Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Albany. Rev. William E. (Butch) Knight and Rev. Jerry Etheredge officiated. More...

JACOB MATHIS

Jacob Mathis, age 13, of Bainbridge died Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Egleston's Children Hospital in Atlanta. Jacob was born December 4, 1995, in Grady County. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Residents had their regular scheduled activities this past week. The highlight of our week was Friday. Friday afternoon each lady was given a corsage in honor of Mother's Day. We then had cake and punch to celebrate. More...

Photos

The winner of the Tea Party sign contest over the nation, so far. More...

Southwest District Health Director declares mosquito Health Emergency

Albany, GA - Southwest District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant declared a Health Emergency in 13 counties hard-hit by flooding, then swamped by mosquitoes breeding in the overabundant water. More...

Flying for the greater good

Dr. Brad Grimsley began flying about five years ago in order to more frequently visit his family in Kansas and Georgia. General aviation provided him the time flexibility that he needed to fit with his busy schedule as a vascular specialist. More...

Miller County Fishing Rodeo was a fun time Saturday

The 15th annual Miller County Fishing Rodeo was held Saturday, May 9, 2009, at Haywood Pond. There were approximately 95 people attending with 53 children enjoying the beautiful day. More...

Religion

'Mothers — So Precious, So Important'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) Even though Mother's Day 2009 will have already come and gone by the time these words are read, it is still fitting for us to ask God to help us see more clearly the immense worth of G More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Larceny On May 5, Timothy Kay Martin wanted to file a report in reference to entering auto. The statements along with pictures were taken, and the case has been turned over to the investigator for further investigations. More...

EMS happenings

Dispatch: 911 what's your emergency please? Caller: I'd like to report an accident in front of the high school! There are two vehicles with students in them! Please hurry! More...

Public Safety report

May 1 800C Search Warrant •Traffic Stop •Unlock Vehicle •Assist Stolen 4-Wheeler •Domestic, 4th St. •Assist Traffic Stop with 800G 800G Break-in, 4th St. More...

Living & Style

Miss Nicholson, Mr. Achey united in marriage

Ainsley Alice Nicholson and Christopher Wade Achey were united in marriage on Saturday, April 11, 2009, at five in the evening at The Ocala House in Leesburg. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Welcome, Charles Henderson Rentz

Travis and Carrie Rentz announce the birth of their son, Charles Henderson Rentz. Henderson was born on March 9, 2009, at 6:23 p.m. at Winnie Palmer Hospital in Orlando, Florida. He weighed six pounds, 11 ounces, and was 19 ½ inches long. More...

Happy Birthday, Harlieanne!

Harlieanne Williams recently celebrated her second birthday at her home with a girly pink and black private party. All her close family and friends were there to help her celebrate. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's good to have something to hurt-

I took my first wife to the doctor the other day. Just in case you haven't read this column in the past eight or ten weeks, she had her foot operated on. More...

Cartoon

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Beat-Down Boogie

It's said that desperate times call for desperate measures. That may explain why, as the global economy dips, the global crime rate soars. And why merchants are taking more innovative steps to protect their property. More...