September 9, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Novel Books opens in Colquitt

On Thursday, September 3, 2009, Colquitt's newest business opened on the square. Novel Books, owned by Jessie Roland, had a large ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Colquitt/Miller Chamber of Commerce. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Two youth were arrested within minutes of the armed robbery of the Quick Change convenience store in Attapulgus on Monday night. More...

Chairman Womble reports - 'Miller County is broke'-

Colquitt/ Miller County Chamber of Commerce members and guests got a "state of the county" address by Chairman Barbie Womble at the First Friday Breakfast meeting last week. More...

Harveys Supermarkets Set to Unveil Renovated Bainbridge Store

Harveys Supermarkets unveiled its newly remodeled store in Bainbridge on Wed., September 2. The store, located at 1615 East Shotwell Street, underwent renovations for a number of months. More...

School & Sports

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

September dogfights start at 5:00 p.m. The last dogfight will be September 24. Crooked Oak held its annual Member- Guest tournament on August 22 and 23. Seventy-eight teams of two competed in the tournament. More...

Lady Pirates dominate

The Miller County Lady Pirates have been busy traveling on the road. On Tuesday, September 1, our girls traveled over to Seminole County and defeated the Lady Indians, 10-4. More...

MCHS FFA NEWS

Busy, busy, busy is what we've been at school lately. All of our classes are underway, and work is flowing in. The FFA has a pretty busy month of September coming up. Our local tractor driving contest is coming up next Friday, September 11. Mr. More...

Obituaries

RABURN LAMAR BROOKS

Mr. Raburn Lamar Brooks, age 79, of Colquitt died Friday September 4, 2009, at Miller County Hospital. Mr. Brooks was born September 10, 1929, in Etowah County, AL. He was married in 1948 to Gwendolyn Clenney of Colquitt. More...

MAINOUS WHITAKER

Mr. Mainous Whittaker, age 74, of Donalsonville, died Sunday, August 30, 2009, at his residence. Funeral services for Mr. Whittaker were held on Wednesday, September 2, at 10:00 a.m. at the chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...

GLENDA "GINGEE" HALL WINSLETT

Mrs. Glenda "Gingee" Hall Winslett, age 64 of Blakely died Monday, September 7, 2009 at her residence. Mrs. Winslett was born November 16, 1944 in Early County. She was a retired LPN and nurse for the Early County School System. More...

Drive-thru flushot clinic cancelled

The drive-thru Flu Shot Clinic that was scheduled for Monday, September 14, at the Old Miller County Elementary School at Pirate Drive, in Colquitt has been cancelled. More...

Wake Up, America

You are invited

Wake up, America. I don't know if you have been watching the news lately but if you haven't you had better start (Fox). The Government is taking our rights away, and some of you don't even know it. More...

These Colors Don't Run!

Display your American Flag on September 11

On Friday, September 11, 2009, the eighth anniversary of one of our country's worst tragedies, an American flag should be displayed outside every home, apartment, office, and store in the United States. More...

Religion

Prayer can have power

Someone has said that, if Christians really understood the full extent of the power we have available through prayer, we might be speechless. More...

'Certainty In An Uncertain World'

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) Neither you nor I need to be reminded that there is plenty of uncertainty in our world. More...

Public Safety

Police Department Reports

September 1 800C Theft •Assist with Accident, 310 South August 31 800D Lost Property, Peter St. More...

Sheriff Department Reports

Citations Speeding: 21 DUI: 1 Failure to Maintain Lane: 1 Driving with Expired License: 1 Disorderly Conduct: 1 Incidents Motor Vehicle Theft Criminal Trespass 3x Theft by Taking Burglary 3x Calls Funeral 2x - - - - - - - - - - - More...

If you wake up

With all the stuff going around, if you wake up looking like this, it has been suggested that if you go to school, work or play, you will be sent home. More...

Living & Style

Welcome, William Hayes Crowell

Meredith and John Crowell of Evans would like to announce the birth of their son, William Hayes Crowell. Hayes was born Monday, July 13, 2009, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta. He weighed six pounds, six ounces, and was 20 inches long. More...

The Burden Bearer

A long-ago legend has it that, there once lived a man of towering strength, a giant of a man. He was a pagan whose strength perhaps led him to believe that he needed no higher power. He made his living by carrying travelers across a broad river. More...

My Next 40 Years

I was looking at the calendar the other day and noticed that my 40th birthday is just a few months off now. I did a quick peek over each shoulder to see if that dreaded mid-life crisis was trying to sneak up on me. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Where and who spent the money?

Last Friday was a good day to start with. I attended our Friday morning prayer group. That always starts the day off good at 7:00 a.m. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

If You Can't Beat 'Em...

Since I never declared war, you can't call this a surrender. I prefer to think of it as a "change of tactics." That sounds better than saying I matched wits with a raccoon and got my butt kicked. The feud is long-running. More...