June 17, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Dr. Bean to retire from Crisp County Schools

CORDELE — Until recently, retirement was an ugly word in Judy Bean's mind. "I guess the notion was instilled in me by my parents. More...

Community

Bainbridge High School announces Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Donna Roland was selected as Bainbridge High School's Teacher of the Year. More...

Another legend leaves us

Kenn Blankenship was born in West Virginia in 1940 to Arnold S. and Cora Mounts Blankenship. His dad was a coal miner. In 1952 the mines closed, and the family moved to New Richmond, Ohio, a small town on the Ohio River just east of Cincinnati. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Decatur County Sheriff's deputies arrested a juvenile for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute following a traffic stop early Sunday morning. More...

School & Sports

MCAE Achievement Recognized

The fourth quarter of the 2008-2009 term for students at Miller County Adult Education ended on June 3, 2009. During this quarter, Niki Favors, Morgan Jackson, and Kristy Lee completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma. More...

Bainbridge College is Early County's 1st Certified Work Ready Business

Miller County Area Resident Contribute to That Success

Thanks to the hard work of personnel from several counties, Bainbridge College Early County Site (BCEC) holds the distinction as Early County's first business to be certified WORK READY. More...

Seminole Ramlins

For those of you that are interested know that I have been on the board of directors of the Dothan Murial Project since day one. We have just completed our 20th murial in downtown Dothan. More...

Entertainment

Super fan video on Hgtv

Victoria Henley is back again, this time in a video for www.hgtv.com! HGTV is currently holding a search for the next home and garden "Super Fan", and Henley has been officially named one of the five "Top Rated" videos by the producers. More...

Obituaries

EDNA C. ROLAND

Mrs. Edna C. Roland of Colquitt died Friday, June 12, 2009 at River Willows Nursing Home in Abbeville. Mrs. Roland was a homemaker and a member of New Salem Free Will Baptist Church. Funeral services were held Monday, June 15 at 11:00 a.m. More...

MARY WHEELER BIVINS

Mrs. Mary Wheeler Bivings, age 92, of Donalsonville who passed away Thursday, June 4, 2009 at her residence. Grave side services were held on Saturday, June 6, at 10:00 a.m. at Friendship Cemetery in Donalsonville with Rev. Kirk Loyless and Dr. More...

EVELYN TEMPLES

Mrs. Evelyn Temples, age 74, of Donalsonville passed away Friday, June 12, 2009 at her residence. Funeral services were held Sunday, June 14 at 3:00 p.m. at Hammock Springs Freewill Baptist Church with Dr. Gary Smith officiating. More...

Health

First Friday Breakfast held

First Friday Breakfast held June 5, 2009, was sponsored by Miller County Hospital and Miller Nursing Home. Robin Rau, CEO, gave a very informational talk to about 50 attendees. Ms. More...

Teach Your Children to be Sun Safe at Camp This Summer

Long Hours Outdoors Increase Risk for Skin Cancer

Sports and other outdoor activities are daily events for children attending camp. If children are not properly protected, the time they spend outdoors can lead to painful sunburns, premature aging and skin cancer. More...

Alice in Wonderland comes to Cotton Hall June 26th & June 27th

Things in Colquitt will become "curiouser and curiouser" this summer. Cotton Hall Theater will be filled with wacky Wonderlanders the last weekend of June. More...

One vehicle accident cuts high-power pole off

In a flash rainstorm, the driver of a 2003 KIA Sorento lost control of his vehicle, veered off SR 91 highway north of Colquitt and cut a high power pole that trapped the driver inside his auto. The accident occurred at approximately 4:00 p.m. More...

SGA students perform well on spring testing

Southwest Georgia Academy students recently received their results from the Stanford Achievement Test (10th edition) that was administered in March. More...

Religion

'Great Gifts For Dads'

When our children were growing up, we had a routine that I hope they benefited from and will remember all their lives. Monday night was family night--a night when we would lay aside other activities and spend time with each other. More...

Thought for the day:

Lest we forget! Thought for the day: In case we find ourselves starting to believe all the anti-American sentiment and negativity, we should remember England's Prime Minister Tony Blair's words during a recent interview. More...

Inner Peace and calm

If you can start the day without caffeine, If you can get going without pep pills, If you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains, If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles, If you can eat the same food every d More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident On June 8th, Sheila L. West was backing out of the parking area at 154 West Street. West struck a concrete barrier pushing it into the light post. The light post and concrete barrier were displaced from the impact. More...

Arrest/Booking Reports

• Rebecca Deese - Theft by Taking, Forgery in the First Degree x4 • Chris B. Deese - Theft by Taking, Forgery in the First Degree x3 • Melvin Kale Crook - Driving Under Influence, More...

One vehicle accident injuries one

A one vehicle accident occurred Wednesday, June 10, 2009 one mile north on Highway 91. The Miller County Sheriff's officers, ambulance service, fire and rescue officers and the Georgia State Patrol were dispatched to the scene. More...

Living & Style

Blair, Neuman to wed

Patricia Cox of Bainbridge announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Tammy Racheal Blair to Martin Eric Neuman of Colquitt. He is the son of Steve and Sherry Morse of Colquitt and John Neuman of Tampa, FL. More...

Prince, O'Brien complete plans

Mallory Lynn Prince and John Bernard O'Brien have completed plans for their wedding. The wedding will take place Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. at Southwind Plantation in Bainbridge. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Lisenby's celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Lisenby celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 28th, 2009. Mr. Lisenby was born and raised in Donalsonville. He is the son of the late Rabon and Annie Lisenby. Mrs. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Hiding what you are doing?

Executive sessions, closed meetings, hiding behind closed doors from the public who pays and elects you are just a few of the names for not letting the people know what is going on. More...

Obama at Normanday- Mistakes were made

Not even D-Day, June 6th, went by without an international apology from President Obama, despite it being one of the most heroic days in American history and ultimately one of the most successful. If Mr. More...

'Do you know who I am?'

Sir Scott's Oasis Steakhouse This is one of the best things I've read in years!!! I wish I could go there for dinner!!! Montana Restaurant: This is a great story! More...