March 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents on the loose

If you’ve seen folks in wheelchairs rolling around town, let me explain who they may be. The Chief of Police called Friday, February 26, to tell us about three residents wheeling around town. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge police have charged two men with trafficking in cocaine after an investigation led them to seize several thousand dollars’ worth of cocaine from a car associated with both men. More...

Miss Dixie celebrates 90 years

Mrs. Dixie West Baker, a native of Colquitt, celebrated her 90th birthday on Saturday, February 20, at Helen's Restaurant with 34 friends and relatives attending the gala affair. More...

Rep. Greene announces two new work programs

Representative Gerald Greene announced from the State Capitol two new federal programs that will be handled through the Georgia Department of Human Services. One of the programs is Teen Work, and the other one is Jobs for Georgians. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS February 22 800E Burglary, Pine St. •Credit Card Fraud •Theft by Taking •Dog Fighting, Taylor St. •Unlock Vehicle   800G Domestic •Escort 3x •Assist Semi, 27 N.   More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   February 21 799G Served Paper, Perry St.   More...

Living & Style

Hall, Widner to wed

Leah Suzanne Hall and Preston Chase Widner would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.   Leah is the daughter of Sue Hall and the niece of Donnie Smith. More...

Nursing Home News

Residents at Miller Nursing Home enjoyed their regular activities this past week along with a few extras. Sunday morning Mr. More...

Welcome, Ryder Scott Miller

Jeremy and Elaine Miller are proud to announce the birth of their son, Ryder Scott Miller.   Ryder was born December 24, 2009, at 6:40 p.m. at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany. He weighed six pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long. More...

Obituaries

PEGGY PETERSON HENRY

Ms. Peggy Peterson Henry, age 73, of Colquitt died Saturday, February 27, 2010, at her residence.   Funeral services were held Monday, March 1, at 10:00 a.m. at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Kent Barwick officiating. More...

PHILLIP LOYE BLOUNT SR.

Phillip Loye Blount Sr. age 71, of the Providence Community passed away at home with his family by his side on February 27, 2010, after a brave and lengthy battle with multiple myeloma. More...

JIM HENRY SPOONER

Mr. Jim Henry Spooner, age 59, of Thomasville, and formerly of Donalsonville, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2010, at Archbold Medical Center.   Graveside services were held Tuesday, February 23, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Meth house arrest made

On Tuesday, February 23, 2010, the Pataula Drug Task Force and the Miller County Sheriff’s Department conducted an investigation at 1848 Highway 27 South in Miller County. More...

Fun House still open after multiple arrests

According to Colquitt Police reports, the Fun House is still opening. There was another “party” Sunday night, February 28, with no shootings, stabbings or liquor sales recorded. More...

Kids’ Day Out date set

On Saturday, March 13, 2010, New Orleans Saints Super Bowl XLIV Champion Charles Grant and the Charles Grant S.A.C.K. Success Foundation will host the annual "Kids Day Out" in Grant’s hometown of Colquitt.   More...

Religion

‘Pay Attention to Details’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   For those who enjoy hearing about my blunders, here is one more to add to the growing list.   More...

Getting things done

Every now and then God gently taps you on the shoulder and reminds you of what life is all about. I got just such a tap the other day. More...

Inner Peace

If you can start the day without caffeine,   If you can get going without pep pills,   If you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains,   If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles,   If you ca More...

School & Sports

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

The MCHS Pirate Baseball Fund-raiser was successful this past Saturday. Due to the generosity of the community, the team raised over $2,000 for expenses. More...

Beta Club staying busy

From bake sales to Toys for Tots, the Beta Club members and sponsors have been very busy over the past couple of months. The Beta Club started off December touching everyone’s sweet tooth with a bake sale for the Chamber of Commerce.  More...

SCHOOL MENUs

All menus are subject to change!

MARCH 3 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Cheese Toast, Sausage, Fruit Lunch - Cheesy Chicken/ Roll, Steamed Rice, Butter Peas; Corndog, Seasoned Corn, Baby Carrots/ Dip, Jell-O, Fruit   More...

Entertainment

‘Valentine’s Day.’ movie review

“Valentine’s Day,” directed by Gary Marshall, follows the lives of 20 Los Angeles residents as they navigate their way through the overly commercialized “most romantic day of the year”…Valentine’s Day.  More...

Bainbridge College Presents Frightening Futures Film Festival

Bainbridge College (BC) will show a series of six films portraying moviemakers’ visions of “frightening futures.” These will be shown March-April in the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center auditorium on the college campus.   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Now they know, we hope, maybe!

The public meeting to inform those who came, could come and would come about what is going on in the county was a success.   First, I want to thank the county commissioners for calling the meeting. They didn't have to. More...

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A magic moment

Without knowing it, an old high school friend just convinced me to turn over a new leaf. More...