February 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Jenna Phillips wins big at state hog show

Jenna Phillips, an 11th grader at Miller County High School and a member of the Miller County FFA, has a hobby that you don’t find many girls having. That is showing pigs. More...

Community

Senior Center Valentine king and queen chosen

On Friday, February 12, 2010, the Senior Center chose a new Valentine King and Queen for the new year.   More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Library Offers Patron Access to Career Library™ From Ebsco Publishing   More...

Peanut Proud Celebration announces inaugural Peanut Proud Beauty Pageant

BLAKELY, Ga.– It’s Peanut Proud time again, and the peanut industry is planning a celebration! One new highlight for the 2010 celebration is the Peanut Proud Pageant on March 20, 2010, at the Early County High School Magnum Auditorium. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   February 12 800D Traffic Stop 4x •Citation 2x •Disturbance, Dancer St. •Security Check 4x •Unlock Vehicle   800S Assist 800D with Traffic Stop, Fudge St. •Accident, Hwy. 91 N. More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   February 12 799F Unlock Vehicle, 45 South •Court Detail •Civil Papers Served 3x •Security Checks   More...

Living & Style

Parker, Dickerson to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Loran Parker of Newton announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Parker, to Paul Dickerson of Atlanta. Paul is the son of Tanya Miller of Columbus and Mr. and Mrs. Keith Dickerson of Newnan. More...

Roberts, Vickers to speak wedding vows

Mr. and Mrs. Scot Roberts of Colquitt announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Erin Kristina Roberts, to Mr. Matthew Jordan Vickers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Vickers of Dothan, AL, and formerly of Donalsonville. More...

Tips for a better life

1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant.   2. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. Buy a lock if you have to.   3. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Changing priorities!

I really enjoy trying to be an editor of a small town newspaper.   More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Under the Gold Dome

After snow blanketed most of Georgia this past weekend, legislators returned to the Capitol Tuesday morning to move forward with the business of the state. More...

Large crowd turns out for public meetings

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There were two meetings called by the Miller County Commissioners of Roads and Revenue held Monday night, February 22. The first meeting got off to a good start with prayer. Meeting One More...

Colquitt Cleaners holds ribbon cutting

The grand opening and ribbon cutting for the Colquitt Cleaners, LLC and the Colquitt Landro-Mat was held Friday, February 19, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. More...

Grand Jury returns 101 true bills

The February 2010 term of the Superior Court in Miller County convened Monday morning, February 15, with Judge Ronnie Joe Lane presiding.   The grand jury returned 131 true bills, two no bills, and two accusations.   More...

Religion

“The Perfect Gift”

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   More...

Thought for the day:

Lest we forget! Thought for the day:   In case we find ourselves starting to believe all the anti-American sentiment and negativity, we should remember England’s Prime Minister Tony Blair’s words during a recent interview. More...

Things you should believe

A birth certificate shows we were born. A death certificate shows we died. Pictures show we lived!   Have a seat...Relax. ..And read this slowly.   I Believe...Just because two people argue, doesn't mean they don't love each other. More...

School & Sports

BC Trees Project Pays Back Mother Nature

Bainbridge College’s Student Wellness Center under construction will be a very welcome addition to the college and community when it opens in the fall.  More...

BACKROADS AND BObTAILS

THE TRUTH HURTS

I happened to run upon my cousin Donna not long ago. Hadn’t seen her in about a hundred years. It was a pleasant reunion. More...

Seminole Ramlins

The greatest thing that has happened this week here at Wingate’s was the visit from a badly wounded Iraq War veteran. After months in hospitals, he is finely able to be out and about. More...

Obituaries

J.T. CHAMBERS

Mr. J.T. Chambers, age 82, of Eatonton died Friday, February 19, 2010, at his residence. Funeral services were held Monday, February 22, at 11:00 a.m. at New Home Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Benjamin Miller and Rev. More...

PHILLIP D. KELLY

Mr. Phillip D. Kelly, age 46, of Climax, died Saturday, February 20, 2010. Funeral services were held Monday, February 22, at 2:00 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church with Pastor Stanley Phillips and Rev. Steve Poppell officiating. More...

LUCILE G. BACKEY

Mrs. Lucile G. Backey died Wednesday, February 17, 2010.   Mrs. Backey was born on February 23, 1942, to the late Cecil and Ezel Gardner. She joined Springfield M.B. Church at an early age. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

It is hard to believe that February is almost gone. The days just seem to fly by. We are hanging on and enjoying every day that we have. More...