June 2, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial Day observed here

It was a special day, Monday, May 31, as members of American Legion Post #165 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6046 gathered at the northeast corner of the square in observance of Memorial Day.   More...

Community

Age is no limit

On April 6, 2010, Race Day in SPINNING Class proved that age is no limit! Certified SPINNING instructors, Misti and Carroll Middleton led a group of their regular students in a 2 hour class session (Regular class session is 45 minutes).  More...

Nursing Home News

It is hard to believe that May has come and gone, and the hot days of summer are here. We have had lots of exciting activities over the past month and are looking forward to many more in the weeks to come. More...

Billy Broadway named SGA new headmaster

Billy Broadway of Chelsea, AL, has been named headmaster at Southwest Georgia Academy. Broadway will replace headmaster Doug Dease who is retiring at the end of the school year. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BObTAILS

JIGS OR MINNOWS: THE GREAT COMPROMISE

As long as there are crappie fishermen in the world, they will always fight over which is the best bait for their all-time favorite fish. Is it the jig or is it the minnow? Personally speaking, I have no idea which one I’d choose. More...

Early, Miller, Seminole Area Students Achieve Academic Recognition at Bainbridge College

Bainbridge College students, who are from Miller County earned the distinction of being named to the Dean’s and Honors Lists for spring semester, having earned a 3.5 (B+) grade point average or higher while attending full-time for Dean’s More...

Annual Honors Program held

The annual honors and awards program to honor the outstanding achievements of students was held Thursday night, May 27, 2010, at the Miller County High School Gymnasium. More...

Obituaries

Clare Barte Riley

Mrs. Clare Riley, age 65, of Colquitt died Sunday, May 30, 2010, at her residence. A memorial service was held Tuesday, June 1, at 3:00 p.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church Chapel with Dr. More...

CECIL ‘PETE’ RACHEL

Mr. Cecil “Pete” Rachel, age 60, of Damascus died Monday, May 24, 2010, at Miller County Hospital.   Funeral services were held Thursday, May 27, at 1:00 p.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church with Rev. Daniel Dean officiating. More...

JESSIE BRYAN

Mr. Jessie Bryan passed away Saturday, May 28, 2010, in Jacksonville, FL. Funeral arrangements are pending. More...

Dime bags for sale

On May 26, 2010, at approximately 9:48 p.m., Colquitt Police Sergeant Lonnie Wade, assisted by Officer Chris Medina, executed a traffic stop on a burgundy 1991 Chevrolet Caprice Classic.   More...

First MCHS Band Hall of Fame member inducted

Since this was the first year in the new school facility, the Miller County Band Boosters decided this year would be a great time to begin a Band Booster Hall of Fame.   More...

Religion

‘Closer Than We Realize’

Inspiration

While shopping for a few things in a Sam’s Club last week, I noticed a strange sight: a lady was talking away as she looked at various items in the store. More...

Prayer For Such A Time As This

Editor’s note: If you or a member of your family would like to be placed on this prayer list, you will find that people, groups and churches that you know, and those you do not know from here and around this nation will lift you and More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   May 24 800C Code Problem, Third St. •Code Problem, Washington St. •Unwanted Person, Pirate Dr. More...

Living & Style

Welcome, Myron Chad Woods!

Matt and Brandi Woods are proud to announce the birth of their son, Myron Chad Woods. Myron was born on May 12, 2010, at Gulf Coast Memorial Hospital in Panama City, FL. He weighed six and one half pounds and was 19 3/4 inches long. More...

Brock Donley celebrates birthday!

Brock Roberts Donley turned three years old on April 20. He celebrated with a cookout and Spiderman party at his Meme and Poppy’s house in Colquitt on Saturday, April 24. His guests enjoyed hamburgers and hotdogs with all of the trimmings. More...

Language barrier

Two old Jewish men, Mark and Ben, are sitting in a Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles one day. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Your choice-

I wish I was wise enough to give all of our leaders, but especially our young, impressionable graduates, that just right advice for the rest of their lives, that wisdom from the ages to get them on the right road, or at least heading in the right di More...

The good, the bad and the ugly

Bright bird songs and bursting green shoots aren't the only signs that spring has arrived.   After a cold, wet winter, Angela and I couldn't wait to put our plants in the ground. More...