October 7, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Georgia deer-vehicle collisions increasing

Another deer-auto accident occurred Sunday, on U.S. Hwy. 27 south of Colquitt. The accident happened at approximately 8:00 p.m. as Summer Reese Baker of Blakely and her daughter were traveling north on U.S. Hwy. 27. More...

ComAg Insurance enjoys ribbon cutting

The newest business in Colquitt officially cut its ribbon Friday, October 2, at 610-B E. Crawford Street (Hwy. 27 S.). After the ribbon-cutting, several of the local leaders welcomed the new business owners, and wished them well. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -Willie Miller is in jail charged with aggravated assault after knocking out a man with a beer bottle for no apparent reason. More...

Donalsonville Church of God Honors Nita Bush Snell

On Sunday, September 27, 2009, the Donalsonville Church of God honored one of its oldest members, Nita Snell. Ms. Nita is 87 years old. More...

Colt Richardson wins Sunburst

Colt Richardson entered the Sunburst Pageant in Atlanta in May 2009. In this pageant, he was first runner-up. In August 2009, Colt went to the International Finals and won overall king out of 50 little boys. More...

School & Sports

FFA Exhibitor Competes at the Georgia Young Farmers Cattle Show and Henry Co. Invitational Cattle Show

On August 14 and 15, Will Henry exhibited his September born Angus heifer, "Lucky", at the Georgia Young Farmers Cattle Show in Perry. Will was outstanding in his showmanship class, placing fifth among all ninth grade exhibitors. More...

MCHS FFA NEWS

Another competition done and conquered. Colt Calhoun, Eric Whatley, Robert Eldridge, and Daniel Allen made their way to Ocilla, September 29 to compete in Wildlife Management. More...

SGA Wins in the Chula Dome

The SGA Warriors traveled to Chula last Friday night to take on the Tiftarea Panthers. This game was the beginning of region play for both teams. The Warriors won 35 to 26, giving them a leg up in Region 3-AA. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

We must protect our freedoms constantly

I really don't believe too much in luck. I guess that is why I don't play the lottery. I know, if I played, my losing would help educate some of the children. I think that I give toward education every time a new tax comes up. Don't get me wrong. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Feeling sick over health care? You're not alone

At the risk of making a racist statement, I'm going to suggest that President Obama was less than truthful a few days ago when he boldly announced that an "overwhelming 73 percent of doctors support a public option health care plan. More...

Breche Leonard crowned MCHS Homecoming Queen

During halftime of the Miller County Pirates and the Terrell County Greenwaves' game, 11 lovely, young ladies that were chosen by the students to represent their class on the Homecoming Court were escorted midfield by their fathers. More...

MCMS receives State Award

"It is my honor to recognize your school as part of the Superintendent's Distinguished Achievement Awards Program." This was the opening statement in the announcement letter from State Superintendent Kathy Cox to Miller County Middle School Princip More...

Lady Pirates win sub-region

The Miller County Lady Pirates have faced some tough opponents this season, and here are just a few highlights of their last few games. On September 9, our girls hosted Calhoun County at Spring Creek Park. It was a good close game. More...

Religion

'What Are You Spreading?'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) I am grateful that I seldom get sick, but last week was one of those rare times when something invaded my body and did not want to leave. It was an absolutely unpleasant experience. More...

Dealing with the burdens of life

Here are some great ways of dealing with the burdens of life: Accept that some days you're the pigeon, and some days you're the statue. Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTs

CITATIONS September 28 John R. Holton: Speeding 14 Miles Michael G . Ginn: Speeding 14 Miles September 30 Sherry Morse: Speeding 14 Miles Kimberly Nicole Donley: Safety Belt Amanda Waits Palmer: More...

SHERIFF DEPARTMENT REPORTs

CITATIONS • Speeding - 18 • Driving While License Suspended - 4 • Expired Registration - 1 • No Insurance - 2 • No Tail Lights - 1 • No License Plate - 1 Driving Under the Influence More...

Living & Style

BC welcomes Gordon Prettelt as Interim VP of Business Affairs

Bainbridge College (BC) welcomed Augusta area resident Gordon Prettelt to the college community this semester. The University System of Georgia (USG) veteran administrator serves as interim vice president of business affairs. More...

Colt celebrated first birthday!

Colt Richardson celebrated his first birthday on August 15. He celebrated with a cowboy theme birthday party at his home on Bellview Road. Colt's Uncle Gregory and Daddy grilled hamburgers and hot dogs for everyone. More...

Obituaries

BILLY GRAY ROLAND

Mr. Billy Gray Roland Sr., age 72, of Colquitt died Friday, October 2, 2009, at his residence. A memorial service was held Wednesday, October 7, at 2:00 p.m. at the Colquitt United Methodist Church. The co-mingled ashes of Mr. More...

MYRLENE BROWN DUNLAP

Myrlene Brown Dunlap, age 80, of Colquitt died Sunday, October 4, 2009, at Miller County Hospital. Mrs. Dunlap was born in Miller County and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Eldorendo Baptist Church. More...

DAVID MILLER

Mr. David Miller, age 68, of Colquitt died September 19, 2009. Mr. Miller was born April 17, 1941, in Miller County. He was the second of nine children born to the late R.C. Miller Sr. and Pearlie Lou Brown Miller. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Residents at Miller Nursing Home have had a packed week this past week. Sunday morning we had Sunday School, and Sunday afternoon members from Mother's Home Free Will Baptist Church came to share. Monday morning Ms. More...

Headaches: Study Shows Chiropractic care is Effective

Everyone gets a headache every now and again, but the numbers displayed in this article will address only those who get them on a regular, recurring basis. More...

Southwest Health District urges patience as first shipments of H1N1 vaccine trickle in

Even though the initial shipment of Pandemic H1N1 vaccine was expected to arrive in Southwest Georgia around Oct. More...