April 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Suit pending on BOC

At the last regular meeting of the Miller County Commissioners (BoC) on Monday, April 12, a lot of business was transacted. More...

Qualifying time opens Monday

Regroup or Re-elect

We goofed last week with the dates that candidates can qualify. The qualifying starts Monday, April 26. More...

Community

Edward Henning, a mediation pioneer in Georgia, dies at 80

Atlanta attorney Edward J. Henning, a pioneer of alternative dispute resolution in the Southeast, died Tuesday, April 6, 2010. He was 80.   More...

Briar Patch Music Festival to be held

South Georgia’s first annual Briar Patch Music Festival featuring an amazing line-up of artists is set for April 30-May 2 at the site of the old Powerline Restaurant, located east of Hwy. 45-North, on Five Bridges Road. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge -Thursday night will be one that William and Cheryl Cook will remember for a long time, but not in a good way.   First they sat and watched their home at 181 Neal Street, in Dollar Subdivision, burn completely. More...

School & Sports

Junior Marshals chosen to serve at 2010 graduation

Each year the top students in the junior class at Miller County High School are selected to serve as junior marshals for the senior class during graduation. More...

Technical Honor Society Holds Inaugural Induction Ceremony

Two from Colquitt among BC Founding Members

Twelve Bainbridge College (BC) students, including two from Miller County, hold the distinction as founding members of the local chapter of National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). More...

CBO-'Unsustainable'

Yesterday, the head of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), Douglas Elmendorf, said our nation's budget deficits are "unsustainable' and "can't be solved through minor changes."   Here's the full quote: "U.S. More...

Obituaries

GEORGE C. “BUBBA” COOK

George C. “Bubba” Cook, Jr., 55, of Panama City, FL, died unexpectedly at his home, Saturday, April 10, 2010.   Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. More...

Lenora Herndon

Mrs. Lenora Herndon, age 93, of Thomasville died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at Camellia Gardens. Graveside services were held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 17, at Pavo Lebanon Cemetery with Rev. Bob Slain officiating. More...

RONNIE MCNEASE

Mr. Ronnie “Coach” McNease, age 58, of Colquitt died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 20, at 6:00 p.m. at Miller County High School Football Field with Dr. More...

Health

Five ways to increase your brain power highlighted

If you can’t remember where you left your keys or the name of a new colleague, it’s probably not stupidity or dementia. More likely, your brain has gotten caught in ruts and information overload. More...

Former Miller County Head Football Coach Ronnie McNease passes

Former Miller County High School football coach, Ronnie McNease, died unexpectedly Thursday morning, April 15, 2010. More...

Accident injures two occupants of truck

A crash involving a pickup truck and a John Deere sprayer tractor was called in to E911 Tuesday morning, April 13, at approximately 11:00 a.m. The caller stated that there were injuries and the pick-up truck was under the tractor.   More...

Ethics charges brought against Councilman Merritt

Councilman Algin Merritt had a complaint filed against him on February 26, 2010, concerning violations of oath of office about events at his Top Road/Fun House, attempts to obstruct justice and/or the investigative process. More...

Religion

‘Probably?’

Inspiration

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

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   April 9 800E Suspicious Person/ Vehicle •Shoplifter •Assist Task Force with Search Warrant •Escort, W. Miller St.   More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   April 12 799G Open Door, Hwy. 91 S. •Transport Inmate, Seminole County Jail •Paper Served, 4th St. •Paper Served, Mason Rd. •Paper Served, Whites Bridge Rd.   More...

GA Dept. of Driver Services (DDS) Launches Online Option for Teen Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program (eADAP)

The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) has created a new internet option for the state mandated teenage Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program (ADAP). More...

Living & Style

Welcome, Kara Elizabeth Donley!

Bobby, Kendall, and Brock Donley of Albany are tickled pink to announce a new addition to their family.   Kara Elizabeth Donley was born Sunday, March 28, 2010, at 3:37 p.m. More...

Hoopers celebrate 50 years!

Nelson and Shirley Hooper celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at the Holiday Inn South in Dothan, AL. More...

Doctors are different

Two patients limp into two different medical clinics with the same complaint. Both have trouble walking and appear to require a hip replacement. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

‘Coach’

We lost a good citizen this past week. I knew Ronnie McNease long before he was "Coach."   If I had picked a man who wouldn't have heart trouble, it would have been Ronnie. More...

Under the Gold Dome

A very busy weekend awaited me as I enjoyed myself at several area events. Relay for Life in Shellman, Mayhaw festival in Colquitt, and the Georgia General Contractors were at Bagby. More...

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