October 14, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Retired MC educator honored as teacher who made a difference

It's always good to think that you have had an impact on others that you may have come in contact with some time in your life. This is just what happened to one of Miller County's finest educators of the past. Mrs. Merle L. More...

Community

A tribute to a football hero: Billy G. Roland

Football heroes are often identified by the skilled players, the touchdown makers who can run, throw, and catch in full view in the open field where the rawest neophyte, the most unwashed of observers, can rejoice and exult over the fruits of achie More...

Class of 1945 64th reunion

Inclement weather did not dampen the spirit of gaiety and joy as the members of the class of 1945, spouses, and visitors warmly greeted each other for their 64th Miller County High School reunion on September 19, 2009, at Helen's Pirate Cove. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge -Shortly after 8 a.m. last Friday, Public Safety Investigators, based on information they had obtained, executed a search warrant in the 1200 block of Troupe Street. More...

School & Sports

Bainbridge College Breaks Ground for Student Wellness Center

Early County Site's Expansion Officially Underway

Moments before 16 golden shovels dug into the ground for the official start of construction on the $2 million, 10,000-square-foot Bainbridge College Early County (BCEC) Student Wellness Center, More...

Swamp Gravy to hold benefit performance for original playwright

Jo Carson, the original playwright for SWAMP GRAVY, is battling colon cancer. More...

Third grade students make volcanoes

During the week of September 18, 2009, third grade students in "Miss" Melissa Whitley's science classes were excited to complete their rocks unit by bringing their very own volcanoes. Over 40 students brought in their wonderful creations. More...

Obituaries

BRIAN POWELL

Brian Powell, 35, of Bainbridge passed away Monday, October 5, 2009, at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. Brian was born October 10, 1973, in Bainbridge, the son of the late Larry L. Powell and Brenda Ingram Powell. More...

Bonnie Ruth Mitchell Swanner

Mrs. Bonnie Ruth Mitchell Swanner, age 81, of Donalsonville passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2009, at her residence. The funeral services were held on Friday, October 9, at 11:00 a.m. More...

Kathryn "Katie Beth" Brown

Funeral services for Kathryn "Katie Beth" Brown, age 22 months, of Bainbridge was held Saturday, October 10, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. at Morningside Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Dean officiating. Interment followed in Mt. More...

Health

October 15 White Cane Safety Day

WHEREAS, there is a need to make all citizens aware of the meaning of the white cane and of the need for motorists to exercise special care for the blind person who carries it; And, WHEREAS: the white cane reminds us that having a disability does More...

Heart Attack- Do not lie down

To all ages, even those of you who are now nearing your 50's, I had no idea you should not lie down. Why keep aspirin by your bedside? About Heart Attacks: There are other symptoms of a heart attack besides the pain on the left arm. More...

October Disability Employment Month 2009

WHEREAS, more than one million people with disabilities have entered the labor force since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990; And, WHEREAS, as taxpayers, consumers, and workers, people with disabilities are contributing to More...

Swamp Gravy is a hit this season and that is 'The Gospel Truth'!

Wednesday night, September 30, Cotton Hall opened its doors to honor and celebrate all the dedicated volunteers past and present who have given their time for their community. More...

'It was a great flight'

"It was a great trip, and they treated us like kings instead of old soldiers," former Colquitt mayor, Luther Clearman stated as he was telling about the Wiregrass Honors Flight. More...

If we had one day to live

Several years ago, I lost my mind for a few minutes and bought a hibiscus tree and placed it in front of the Liberal office. More...

Religion

'No Time for Selfishness'

Inspiration

While preparing for a Communion observance, my thoughts turned toward the broader setting of the time in which Jesus Christ shared that special meaningful meal with His disciples shortly before His crucifixion. More...

Public Safety

Police Department Reports

CITATIONS October 5 Robert Lee Green: Speeding 14 Miles Terri Lynn Johnson: Expired Tag October 6 Jesse Darley: Loud Music Kimberly L Wolfe: License Exhibited on Demand October 9 Winn Thomas: More...

Sheriff Department Reports

DAILY REPORTS October 3 799G Speak with Subject, Via Phone •Speak with Subject, Lott Rd. October 4 799G Speak with Subject, Lott Rd. More...

Arrest/Booking Reports

• Tobias Antaughn Grant - MCSO - Simple Battery • Sherod Shyrod Smith - MCSO - Bench Warrant • Robert E. Webb Jr. More...

Living & Style

Johnson, Blanton to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff and Linda Johnson of Geneva, Florida, proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Charlotte Marie to Jason Allen Blanton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim and Pam Blanton of Mt. Dora, Florida. More...

Stuff to make you smile

I dialed a number and got the following recording: "I am not available right now, but thank you for caring enough to call. I am making some changes in my life. Please leave a message after the Beep... More...

Dancing is so much fun!

Callie and Lilah Widner are the children of Chad and Carol Widner of Bainbridge. They are the granddaughters of Glenn and Kaye Keebler of Panama City, FL, and the great-granddaughters of Hunter and Merle Davis of Colquitt. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

There is a second option!

I have to give it to President Obama, he doesn't like to hear the word "no" to what he wants. He is very dogmatic in what he, or those who own him, want for this nation and the people in it. More...

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Terry, Kevin Jennings is an open homosexual who is now serving the Department of Education as President Obama's "Safe and Drug Free Schools" czar. More...