July 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Colquitt man charged in beating at local Subway

A Colquitt man remains in the Miller County Jail after being charged with battery, terroristic threat, and public drunkenness.   More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -After a theft of digital cameras from a local department store, 4 have been arrested and charged with felony shoplifting.   More...

Amanda Holt Woodell Earns Master Teacher Status

ATLANTA – Governor Sonny Perdue Friday announced the names of 131 teachers who have earned the “Master Teacher” certification this year, a designation based on appreciable gains in student achievement. More...

Georgia guardsman killed in action in Afgahanistan

A Georgia Army National Guard soldier with the 810th Engineering Company (Sapper) was killed in action June 26, 2010, in Afghanistan.   More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

Heavenly days, all these years I been hearing the “Star Spangled Banner” played and sung, I never knowed they wuz but that first stanza. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

WAR-AND-PEACE ANGLING

For the most part, fishing is exactly what it's cracked up to be. The majority of the time, it is a fun, relaxing, and rewarding pastime. Often, we go fishing feeling harried and overly stressed and return feeling rejuvenated and refreshed. More...

Obituaries

RILEY HAROLD DEAN

Infant Riley Harold Dean of Jakin died Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, AL.   Riley was born June 20, 2010 in Birmingham, AL. More...

JOHN D. WILLIAMS, SR.

Mr. John D. Williams Sr. died Saturday, June 19, 2010.   Mr. Williams was born in Miller County.   Funeral services were held Friday, June 25 at 12:00 p.m. at Little Zion Free Will Baptist Church. More...

Wylene Newberry

Mrs. Wylene Newberry, age 88, of Colquitt died Saturday, July 3, 2010, at Miller Nursing Home.   Funeral services were held Monday, July 5, at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church with Rev. Daniel Dean and Dr. More...

A fallen hero remembered

A memorial service for one of Miller County’s fallen heros was held in the Colquitt City Cemetery at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 2, 2010. More...

Independence Day celebrated in Colquitt

The Fourth of July celebration held on Friday evening, July 2, was enjoyed by almost everyone that attended. More...

14 & Under Boys District Champs

The Miller County 14 and Under All Stars Baseball Team participated in the GRPA Junior Boys District Tournament in Nashville this past week. More...

Religion

“Worse Than Bugs!”

Inspiration

During the annual termite inspection of our home, I talked to the “bug man” about other unwanted pests--spiders. More...

The forgotten man

"They are always under the dominion of the superstition of government, and forgetting that a government produces nothing at all, they leave out of sight the first fact to be remembered in all social discussion -- that the state cannot get a cent for More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS June 28 800D Traffic Stop 4x •Citation 3x •Unlock Vehicle •Assist Motorist •Stolen Vehicle 800E Vehicle Accident, Emergency Room •New Model Ford F-150 Parked •Nissan Xterra Parked &bul More...

SHERIFF DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS June 28 799F Court Detail •Unlock Vehicle, Clay Brown Rd. •Security Checks •Assist 799R, Jeterville and Phillipsburg Rd. •Warrants Served, Jail More...

Atlanta Airport

You gotta love this one even if you've never lived in the South. Some of you will enjoy this more than others. Southerners can be so polite! Atlanta ATC: "Tower to Saudi Air 511 -- You are cleared to land eastbound on Runway 9R. More...

Living & Style

LIBRARY NEWS

The Importance of Summer…Reading, that is   Beat the heat! Stay cool this summer by curling up with a good book from the library. More...

Stone, Bridges to wed

In the spirit of unity and affection, the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Elena Katherine Stone to Paul Lanier Bridges, III is joyfully announced by their families.   More...

One minute each night

In WWII, there was an advisor to Prime Minister Churchill who organized a group of people who dropped what they were doing every night at a prescribed hour for one minute to collectively pray for the safety of England, its people and peace. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Why should we be surprised?

It never fails to amaze me that we are surprised at what our current president of these United States of America will think of next. More...

Cartoon

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Your taxes next year

From a friendly CPA -- Ohhhh, this is going to send a lot of folks to the polls next November with blood in their eyes and malice in their hearts! Check it out for yourself.. More...