April 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

7th Annual Mayhaw Century Bike Ride Grrreatby

If you have ever seen an almost perfect day for a bike ride, Saturday, April 3, had to be that day. It was just warm enough, just cool enough, just breezy enough and just still enough to make it just right.   More...

Community

Document presented to local library

Representing the estate of the late David Daniel (Monk) Grimes, Duren Williams, Wattie Hays, and Sarah Williams were on hand to present an important historical document to the Miller County Library Board recently.  More...

Confederate History Month in Dixie

April 2010, Confederate History and Heritage Month, is the month that marks the beginning of the War Between the States (1861) and its end (1865).   In 2009, the Georgia General Assembly approved Senate Bill No. More...

Winners Present Powerful Words in College Coffee House Li terary Contest

22 Compete in BC Creative Arts Club Event

Among the 22 contestants who read their skillfully crafted poems and prose, six went home as cash-award winners of the Spring 2010 Coffee House and Literary Contest sponsored by Bainbridge College (BC) Creative Arts Club. More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

Bill Allen, a young man when I first met (15 years ago) him, has set a record on fish catching this past fall and so far this spring. Late last November, he hooked and landed a 30 lb. striper here in Lake Seminole. More...

Third grade poster contest winners announced

Miss Brenda Bell and Miss Valerie Cooper’s third grade Social Studies classes have recently beeing studying about Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt. More...

Miller County Elementary School Honor Roll

1st Grade Principal’s Honor Roll Hailey Butler, Morgan Cason, Tytina Glover, Carter Ann Houston, Cain Morse, Luv Patel, Madalyn Yancey, Saige Yates   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It was good!

It has been a nearly perfect Easter weekend. We had most of our family at the house Sunday, plus some of our extended family.   I haven't reported on Tammy with her cancer treatments lately. She said she is doing fine.   More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Lessons from history, and the Karate Kid

The Texas Board of Education recently decided to keep Thomas Edison in the social studies textbooks. I'm glad. More...

Girl succumbs from crash

The driver of a one vehicle accident that occurred on SR 45 south of Colquitt, Sunday, March 28, died of head trauma, according to Coroner Danny Sheffield, on Tuesday, March 30. More...

Postal box renters do not receive census forms

If you get your mail through a post office box and not at home, there is a reason. The Census Bureau does not mail questionnaires to P.O. boxes.   More...

Commissioners spend over $275,000 local tax funds

In one of those Special Call Meetings, on Wednesday, March 31, the Miller County Commissioners met and spent lots of county tax monies. More...

100th Anniversary of Scouting- -Calling all Eagle Scouts to the National Mayhaw Festival Parade!

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Boy Scouts of America. More...

Religion

‘It’s Still Real’

Inspiration

It has been a most sacred time of reflecting and rejoicing for Christians as we have had the opportunity to pay careful attention to what Jesus Christ did for us and why He did it.   More...

Boykin Church of God

The Boykin Church of God on Babcock Road would like to invite those that have a ministry, such as choir director, musicians, teachers, ministers...if you are not being used in these ministries that God has called you to do... More...

The impossible happening at First Baptist Colquitt

COLQUITT — If you were compelled to choose a place that typified unwavering tradition and southern charm, you might zero in on Georgia’s Miller County and then narrow your selection to the county seat of Colquitt. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 29 800C Traffic Stop •Speak with Officer, Sheriff’s Office •Domestic, Bush St. •Assist Motorist, West St.   March 30 800C Fire, Dancer St. More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

ACTIVITY REPORT Arrest Warrants Served: 31 Civil Papers Served: 67 Subpoenas Served: 20 Citations Issued: 63 CITATIONS ISSUED FOR MARCH 2010 • Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce: 3 • Possession of Alcohol by Person Under 21: 5 & More...

Obituaries

RANDLE STEWART

Mr. Randle Stewart, age 71, of Newnan died Wednesday March 31, 2010, at Piedmont Fayette Hospital.   Graveside services were held Friday, April 2, at 2:00 p.m. at the Colquitt City Cemetery with Dr. Joel E. Richardson and Rev. More...

MARGARET ALINE SIRMONS

Ms. Margaret Aline Sirmons, age 76, of Walton, KY, died Thursday, April 1, 2010, at her residence. Graveside services will be Saturday, April 10, at 2:00 p.m. at Cross Roads Cemetery in Damascus. More...

Bonnie Lou Helms Church Mills

Ms. Bonnie Lou Helms Church Mills, age 71 of Columbia, AL, died Sunday, April 4, 2010, at her residence.   Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 7, at 2:00 p.m. in Sheffield Chapel at Colquitt Funeral Home with Rev. More...