December 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Colquitt/Miller County Fire-EMS choose the 2009 best of the best

The Colquitt/Miller County Fire-EMS Department held its annual banquet last Tuesday night, December 8. More...

Community

Girls’ and Boys’ Christmas Pageant held

The first annual Boys’ and Girls’ Christmas Pageant was held on Saturday, December 5. The pageant was sponsored by the MCHS Softball Team. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

A Gift Idea   More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge -A car, with an apparent accelerator problem, crashed one car, nicked a pickup, destroyed a brick column and crashed storefront windows at the Bainbridge Mall yesterday before coming to a stop on the sidewalk. More...

School & Sports

MCHS FFA NEWS

Miller County FFA member LeAndra Kelley recently competed in the Area 5 FFA Prepared Public Speaking Career Development Event. The event was held in Tifton on December 8, 2009.   More...

BACKROADS AND BObTAILS

RAISING CLETE’S HACKLES

Years ago, like everybody else I knew who resided in rural southeast Alabama, Cletus Monroe’s Aunt Rossie kept a chicken yard. Surely y’all remember those, don’t you?  More...

Importance of walking

Walking can add minutes to your life. This enables you at 85 years old to spend an additional 5 months in a nursing home at $7000 per month.   My grandpa started walking fivemiles a day when he was 60. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's Christmas time

I have always prided myself as being a person who took what life dealt and go on from there. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Creepy Christmas business

A few years ago it wasn't unusual to see license plates or bumper stickers saying, "Jesus is the Reason for the Season."   These artifacts were mostly on display around Christmas, which, until recently, had been the time of year when Christian More...

I’ve been good, Santa

Christmas is just around the corner, and Santa is preparing to head back to the North Pole. He and his elves, along with Mrs. Claus, will be getting all of the toys and gifts ready for that long, fast ride early Thursday morning, December 25.   More...

Hanging victim identified

The hanging victim found Sunday, November 29, in an abandoned barn just off of U.S. Highway 27 north of Colquitt has been identified with fingerprints and police records.   More...

Five injured, one arrested

Three passengers were injured, and one driver sustained injuries in a near head-on wreck that occurred Thursday evening, December 10, at 7:19 p.m. E9ll was called to report the incident and dispatched police, EMS and fire and rescue to the scene. More...

Religion

‘What is your response to Christ’

Inspiration

People respond to Christmas in a lot of different ways: some get excited and express their excitement with massive decorations while others seem unaffected by all the celebration. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 4 800D Traffic Stop 3x •Security Check 4x •Assist Motorist •Assist EMS   800E Walk Square •Post Office Disturbance •Unlock Vehicle, Washington St.   More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   December 7 799O Transport, Lee County C.I. •Unlock Vehicle, Whites Bridge Rd.   December 8 799R Scam, Enterprise Rd. •School Zone Detail, Phillipsburg Rd. •Assist EMS, Hwy. 91 N. •Escort, Hwy. More...

911 CALLS

December 11 • Suspicious Person/Vehicle • Unlock Vehicle • Tractor ran out of diesel - Hwy. 45 • Out with subject - Trailer Park • Traffic Warning - Miller ER • Suspicious Person/Vehicle - Brooks St. More...

Obituaries

LARRY NEAL SUBER

Mr. Larry Neal Suber Sr., age 77 of Buford died Tuesday, December 8, 2009, in Lawrenceville.   Graveside funeral services were held Friday, December 11, at 11:00 a.m. at Rawls Cemetery with Rev. David Thompson officiating.   Mr. More...

BILLY BUSH

Billy Bush, age 78, of Brinson passed away Friday, December 11, 2009, at his residence.   Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, December 13, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bruce McCracken officiating. More...

ANGELA ANN MILLS

Baby Angela Ann Mills of Early County died Wednesday, December 9, 2009, at Phoebe Putney Hospital in Albany.   Funeral services were held Sunday, December 13, at 2:00 p.m. at Donalsonville Assembly of God Church with Rev. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

We have had a good time this past week at Miller Nursing Home. We started our week off with Sunday School on Sunday morning, and members from Colquitt United Methodist Church were with us that afternoon. More...

How much is too much to gain when eating for two?

A pregnant woman must eat and drink more than normal to ensure the proper growth and development of her baby. The amount of weight to gain during pregnancy depends on body weight before pregnancy.   More...

Getting H1N1 vaccine during winter break means immunity when classes resume

With H1N1 vaccine availability increasing, the number of flu cases declining and holiday breaks from school and work occurring, the timing is right to get immunized, says Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant.   More...

Holidays

A Christmas Story - If you just had 75¢

In September 1960, I woke up one morning with six hungry babies and just 75 cents in my pocket.   Their father was gone.   The boys ranged from three months to seven years; their sister was two. More...

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can’t wait for you to come, Santa. More...

Twelve Days of Christmas

There is one Christmas Carol that has always baffled me.   What in the world do leaping lords, French hens, swimming swans, and especially the partridge who won't come out of the pear tree have to do with Christmas? More...