April 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Gary Horlacher to seek Secretary of State office

Last Tuesday, April 6, Secretary of State candidate, Gary Horlacher made his stop in Miller County as part of his 159-county “Listening and Learning” tour as he visits each county in the state to hear what is really important to all Geor More...

Tea Party Thursday, April 15

Donalsonville- There is going to be a Tea Party on the Seminole County Courthouse lawn, Thursday, April 15, at 6:00 pm. More...

Community

LIBRARY NEWS

by Catherine Vanstone

Catch the Bookmobile!   More...

April 2010 is Confederate History and Heritage Month

City of Colquitt Proclamation: Whereas: Our country is a nation of people united by a common history of an individual heritage and diverse cultures and Miller County is rich in history of the War Between the States: and,   Whereas: The State o More...

Georgia Dot Receives $15m in Federal Funds for Infrastructure Damaged in 2009 Floods

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Transportation expects to receive about $15 million in Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) emergency relief funds for roads and bridges that were damaged during two separate floods in 2009.   More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BObTAILS

SWAMP SOJOURN

The river swamp beckons somehow. You’re drawn to it. More...

Wellness Center progressing well

Bainbridge College's Student Wellness Center is progressing well and is expected to open on time this fall.   "There just have not been any major problems," said BC President Tom Wilkerson on Wednesday during a tour of the new facility.   More...

Miller County Middle School announces Honor Roll

Miller County Middle School Principal Frank Killingsworth announces the following students as having met requirements for Honor Roll for the 2009-10 Third Nine Weeks grading period:   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Happy Birthday!

Ever so often, I mess up with this column. O.K., lots of times I mess up with this column.   More...

Under the Gold Dome

What an awful time to be indoors when nature is in full bloom at home and here in Atlanta. State lawmakers returned to the Capitol after a one week break to finish the final seven days of the 40 day session of the Georgia General Assembly. More...

Cartoon

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Scholorship Fund in memory of Coach Ronnie McNease - Free Access

Mr. Ronnie "Coach" McNease of Colquitt died Thursday, April 15, 2010 at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services to be announced. More...

Commissioners questioned on large spending

Suit threatened ordinance passage

At a regular meeting on Monday night, April 12, in the courtroom of the Miller County Courthouse, county commissioners present were Barbie Womble, Clyde Jinks, Wallace Phillips and Bo Haywood. More...

Qualifying begins Monday

Only four and one-half days April 19-23

If your elected officers are doing a good job and running your business like it should be run, you don’t need to read the rest of this article, for most of them will be asking to keep their job by re-election. More...

Religion

‘Making the Pastor Smile’

Inspiration

If you were asked how you could bring a big smile to your pastor’s face, some possible responses might be cooking his favorite dish, sending him to a nice resort (A few days at Epworth By the Sea would sure bring a super-sized grin to my face! 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... More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   April 3 800D Traffic Stop 2x •Security Check 4x •Assist EMS •Unlock Vehicle   April 4 800D Traffic Stop 3x •Citation •Security Check 3x •Assist Home Owner •Unlock Vehi More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   April 5 799F Security Checks •Assist Motorist, 91 South •Dog Complaint, 91 South •Structure Fire, Whites Bridge Rd. •Traffic Stop, 91 South •Theft, 45 South   More...

Obituaries

RUTH SMITH

Mrs. Ruth Smith, age 87, of Donalsonville passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services were held on Friday, April 9, at 3:00 p.m. at Springfield Baptist Church in Jakin with Rev. Fred Odom officiating. More...

SARAH RUCIA SCOTT CONNELL

Mrs. Sarah Rucia Scott Connell, age 92, of Bainbridge passed away Friday, April 9, 2010, at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital.   Funeral services were held Monday, April 12, at 2:00 p.m. at Bainbridge Church of God with Rev. Perry Lamey, Rev. More...

PHIL DAVIS

Mr. Phil Davis, 62, of Bainbridge passed away Friday, April 9, 2010, at his residence.   Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 11, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jim Nalls officiating. More...