March 31, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Flaming crash critically injures one

A fiery crash was called in to E911 Sunday evening, March 28, at approximately 8:25 p.m. The caller stated that there were injuries, and the auto was totally involved with fire. More...

Community

Wiregrass Hospice Clinical Staff Members Receive 100% Score

Recently, two Wiregrass Hospice employees received a 100% rating on their ability to provide clinical care. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

First Tuesday Book Club   More...

The Box-the thing I valued most

Thank you for your time. Once you read this you will understand!   A young man learns what's most important in life from the guy next door.   It had been some time since Jack had seen the old man. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 19 800C Domestic •Traffic Stops 4x 800G Suspicious Person/Vehicle   March 20 800C Traffic Stop 6x 800G Disorderly Juvenile/Stalking, Wilkin St.   More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   March 15 799G Pick Up Papers, Courthouse •Serve Warrant 2x, Police Department •Return Papers, Courthouse •Serve Attempt (doesn’t live there), Hwy. 27 S. More...

Living & Style

Bell, Hayes to wed

Jerry and Lisa McLendon, of Brinson and Buster and Lynda Bell of Climax announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Lyn Bell of Bainbridge, Georgia, to Brian Wirt Hayes of Kosciusko, Mississippi. More...

The Sneeze

They walked in tandem, each of the 92students filing into the already crowded auditorium. With their rich maroon gowns flowing .. and the traditional caps, they looked almost .. as grown up as they felt. More...

Happy First Birthday, Zach!

Zachary John Vincent of Cumming celebrated his first birthday on March 15.   He celebrated with a Sesame Street themed party with friends and family at the Adair Park Clubhouse in Cumming. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A few pieces of silver for your soul?

This past Sunday was Palm Sunday when our Lord road a donkey into Jerusalem with the people praising him as the Christ, the Son of the Living God. More...

Under the Gold Dome

The weather forecast for Atlanta on Friday was stormy and cold. Nothing could have been forecast more appropriately as Legislators faced the 30th day of the session known as crossover day. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Brand New MAY-HAW show returns to Cotton Hall

If you have never seen a production of MAY-HAW, you are in for one of the best times in your lifetime. If you’ve seen it before, the performances will different. They are never the same. More...

High speed chase results in three arrests

On Friday, March 26, 2010, Officer Scott Cleveland was on patrol when he noticed a car exceeding the speed limit.   More...

Religion

‘The Red Bird’

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...

Pastor's business card

A new pastor was visiting in the homes of his parishioners. At one house it seemed obvious that someone was at home, but no answer came to his repeated knocks at the door. More...

School & Sports

Pirate Baseball Highlights•••

The Miller County Pirates’ baseball team is under a new coaching staff with Head Coach Scott Warren, assistants Woodie Kirkland and Eddie Whitaker. It has been a roller coaster ride for this young team. More...

Two Honored as BC’s Customer Service Award Recipients

Customer Service Awards certificates and pins for the first two months of 2010 went to two Bainbridge College (BC) staff members, one on the main campus and one at the BC Early County Center (BCEC). More...

BACKROADS AND BObTAILS

SIGHTS TO BEHOLD

To an outdoorsman and an outdoor writer, even the most common and mundane happenings that occur in the great outdoors are, as a rule, noteworthy. Observing a kid catch his first fish comes to mind. More...

Obituaries

CHARLES KENNETH FAIRCLOTH

Charles Kenneth Faircloth, 74, of Bainbridge, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2010, at Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jim Nalls, Mr. Kevin Ford and Mr. More...

DENNIS EUGENE BURTON

Mr. Dennis Eugene Burton, age 68, of Donalsonville died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, in Cedar Springs.   Funeral services were held Saturday, March 27, at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Dean officiating. More...

Mildred Johnson Moore

Mildred Johnson Moore, 88, of Columbus died Saturday, March 20, 2010, at Doctors Hospital.   Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 25, at McMullen Funeral Home Chapel in Columbus with Mr. Tommy Mayton officiating. More...