November 4, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Former Colquittan wins 2009 GA Outstanding Outdoor Classroom Award

Seminole County Elementary School teacher and former Miller County High School graduate, Tina Sanders Fain has won the "2009 Georgia Outstanding Outdoor Classroom Award." Tina was honored on Friday, October 30, 2009, at a symposium in Athens for re More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -A rollover crash on Sims Street at Greene sent three to the hospital and one to jail at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon. More...

WWII vets go to Washington, D.C.

If you've never heard of an Honor Flight, it's past time you learned what they are because time is winding down for our World War II veterans. Every day, 1000 of them die. More...

Choosing the right Medicare drug plan

By Jason Alderman Prescription drug costs can take a double toll on retirees, who often live on fixed incomes and are also likely to need more - and more costly - medications as they get older. More...

Obituaries

MAX EUGENE WELLS

Mr. Max Eugene Wells, age 71, of Damascus died Monday, October 26, 2009, at Miller County Hospital. Mr. Wells was of the Baptist faith. More...

CLARENCE WILLIAM SMITH

Mr. Clarence Smith, age 53, of Arlington died Sunday, November 1, 2009, at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL. Mr. Smith was an auto mechanic and was of the Baptist faith. Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 4, at 2:00 p.m. More...

BOBBYE JONES EUBANKS, JR.

Mr. Bobbye Jones Eubanks, Jr., age 52, of Moultrie, formerly of Colquitt, died at his residence. Mr. Eubanks was born August 1, 1957, in Dougherty County to Carolyn Thomas Eubanks and the late Bobbye J. Eubanks Sr. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

What a week we had this past week! We had our regular scheduled services with a whole lot of extras. There were sounds of laughter and fun around our home this past week. Monday morning we had Bible study, and the afternoon was Halloween Bingo. More...

MCG Health Completes First Kidney Paired Donation

Augusta - When Gretchen Kingery of Pulaski, Ga., found out she wasn't a match to donate a kidney to her husband, Lee, she was disappointed, but she didn't give up. More...

'Love Lights a Tree' project now underway

It is time for Miller County's 19th annual American Cancer Society "Love Lights a Tree" project in the crusade against cancer. More...

All about peanuts

by MCL staff writer The Golden Triangle Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Annual Banquet was held Tuesday, October 27, at LAPD in Colquitt. President Billy Roland opened the meeting at 7:00 p.m. after a time of hors d'oeuvres. More...

Yes, we have some bananas'

Colquitt and Miller County is known for the variety of crops they grow. The citizens are always looking for another cash crop, and the photo in this article shows one of those possibilities. New Banana industry comes to Colquitt. More...

Colquitt family wins $2.5 million dollars

by MCL staff writer In a telephone interview Monday evening, with a possible $2.5 million dollar winner, it was confirmed that a Colquitt man had a $20 scratch-off purchased from a gasoline station in Bainbridge. More...

Religion

Rev. Hamp Watson's newest book

W. Hamp Watson Jr.'s sixth book is now available in Colquitt. A Light Unto My Path by W. Hamp Watson, Jr. will benefit The Open Door Community House, Inc. in Columbus, Georgia. More...

'Removing Barriers'

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) The other day Gale brought a couple of our little church girls home with her from daycare while their mother was taking care of some other things. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS October 23 800D Traffic Stop 5x •Citations 3x •Security Check 4x •Disturbance, MLK, Jr. St. More...

SHERIFF DEPARTMENT REPORTS

OCTOBER 2009 Served - 65 Civil Papers (Superior, State, & Magistrate) Served - 11 Subpoenas Served - 31 Warrants DAILY REPORTS October 26 799E Monitor School Traffic 2x •Work Accident, Mayhaw Rd. More...

911 MC SO/EMS/FD CaLLS

November 1 • License • Stopping suspicious Person/Vehicle - Cook Rd. • Accident Car vs Deer, exact location unknown. No injuries, car damaged - Whites Bridge Rd. More...

Living & Style

LIBRARY NEWS

Reserve Your Spot to Meet Santa! Don't miss the opportunity for your child to meet Santa this year! Santa will visit the Miller County - James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library on Saturday, December 5. There will be two sittings to meet Santa. More...

Miss Holt, Mr. Griner to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Holt of Colquitt announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Suzanne Holt, to David Austin Griner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ivey Griner Sr. of Camilla. More...

Happy Birthday, Emma!

Emma LeAnn Atkinson celebrated her first birthday on October 23, 2009. She celebrated with a Pretty In Pink party on October 24. Family and friends gathered at her home to help celebrate this special day. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The American Dream or Nightmare?

Some things just aren't right or fair! For years now, when someone, especially close to me said, "That just isn't right, or fair," I would ask them how old they are. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Easy rider

Stories like this turn me absolutely green with envy. It's probably a guy thing. Most men couldn't fix a dead car engine if their lives depended on it. And most would give anything if they could. I'm one of them. More...