August 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Camon throws hat in ring for Georgia's top seat

When a gubernatorial candidate comes to Colquitt he/she gets free coverage, once. Friday, August 31, gubernatorial candidate, Carl Camon, came to Colquitt, and spoke on the Miller County Courthouse about his race for governor. More...

Community

Noah celebrates fourth birthday

Noah Hayman, son of Mike and Mandy Hayman, of Wichita Falls, TX, celebrated his fourth birthday in Colquitt on July 16 at Granddaddy's and Ni- Ni's (Marty and Anita Tabb) home. More...

Miss Colquitt attends Wallace Day in Dothan on June 12

Amber Espinoza, the reigning Miss Colquitt, attended Wallace Day in Dothan, AL, on June 12. The event was sponsored by Wallace Community College. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge -The Boat Basin Road was the scene of a horrific accident on Thursday when a 16-year-old was thrown from her car, and the car rolled across her. More...

School & Sports

School Supply List for Kindergarten

• A Change of Clothing That is Appropriate for All Types of Weather • One Box of 24 count Crayola crayons • One Pair of Fiskars Scissors • One Package of 24 count #2 pencils • Nylon/Fabric Zipper Pouch More...

School Supply List for First Grade

• One Glue Stick • One Single Subject Spiral Notebook (Wide-Ruled) • One Box of Kleenex Tissues • One Container of Liquid Anti-bacterial Soap or Hand Sanitizer (You may send refill size) • Pencils More...

School Supply List for Second Grade

• One - 24 Pack of Pencils (yellow #2) • One Pair of Scissors • One Box of 24 Crayola Crayons • Book Bag, No Wheels • One Highlighter, More...

Living & Style

Moore, Phillips to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Moore are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Shea Elizabeth Moore of Colquitt, to Jamie Levi Phillips, also of Colquitt. Levi is the son of Mr. Roy Phillips of Colquitt and Mrs. More...

Library News

Time for School - Time for Library! Another summer has passed, and it is time for school. We can now say hello to homework, tests, and projects. How are you going to survive this school year? More...

Happy First Birthday, Kaydee!

Kaydee Tennant turned one on July 29. She celebrated her birthday with many close friends and adopted Georgia families. She is the daughter of Scott and Lorri Tennant. Kaydee has an older brother, Thayne, who is 3 1/2 years old. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Residents had a week jammed packed this past week. Sunday morning we started our week off with Sunday School and members from New Home came Sunday afternoon. Monday morning we had Bible Study with Ms. More...

Benefit Sing for Chloe

Chloe and her family would like to extend a special invitation to come join them for a benefit sing. More...

Playing hookey

Father Norton woke up Sunday morning and realizing it was an exceptionally beautiful and sunny early spring day, decided he just had to play golf. More...

Miller County Schools to open August 21, maybe

It is almost official, the students will go to the new Miller County Schools on Phillipsburg Road for the first time on Friday, August 21. See calendar on page 9. The State Fire Marshal inspected the buildings and approved occupancy. More...

One injured in two vehicle crash

The call came in to E911 at approximately 5:40 p.m., Monday, August 3, that an accident had occurred in front of the Dollar General Store on U.S. Highway 27. The caller indicated that there were injuries and entrapment. More...

MC sheriff's office opens new web site

The Miller County Sheriff's Office has opened a web site to help keep the citizens of Miller County informed and aware of crimes in the area and things that they can do to help detour these crimes. More...

Religion

'Who's in Charge?'

Inspiration

"I heard a tale about a salesman who went to the door of a potential client. He knocked on the door, and a nine-yearold boy answered. More...

'Remember Whose You Are'

Proverbs 22:6 And Jesus answering said unto them, Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's. And they marvelled at him. More...

Donatio

Father O'Malley answers the phone. "Hello, is this Father O'Malley?" "It is." "This is the IRS. More...

Public Safety

Police Department Reports

July 27 800D Disturbance, MLK Jr. St. •Disturbance, 4th St. •Security Check x3 •Traffic Stop x2 800E Carried Paperwork to Probation 800S Suspicious Person, Taylor St. •Assist EMT's, Taylor St. More...

Etheredge, finalist in the 2009 Pre-Teen Georgia Scholarship and Recognition Program

Adre'ana Etheredge was a finalist in the 2009 Pre- Teen Georgia Scholarship and Recognition Program. It was conducted on July 25 and 26, 2009, at the Westin Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. Adre'ana was in the top 21 of 51 contestants. More...

Arrest/Booking Reports

• William Thomas Lindo Jr - MCSO - Driving While License Withdrawn, Speeding 86/55 • Lee Edward Butler - MCSO - Warrants Pending More...

Obituaries

LARRY BRACK DEBARY

Mr. Larry Brack De- Bary, age 56, of Baker County died Monday, July 20, 2009, at his residence. Graveside funeral services were held Wednesday, July 22, at 10:00 a.m. at Live Oak Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery with Bill Sheffield officiating. More...

ROBERT HARRELL

Mr. Robert Harrell, age 57, of Blakely died Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. Funeral services were held Saturday morning, August 1, at 11:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church with Dr. More...

Catherine Parker McCullers

Mrs. Catherine Parker McCullers, 80, of Bainbridge passed away Thursday, July 30, 2009, at Perry Hospital in Perry. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 1, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Stephen L. Webb officiating. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Never say never-

Never, ever, will I say I won't do something again, hope! Back when my grown, over middle-aged children were children, we took them to Six Flags over Georgia. I swore that I had been there and done that and wouldn't do that anymore. More...

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Cleaning up Congress

President Obama is currently catching lots of criticism for some of his national health care proposals. He shouldn't be. More...