July 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Search warrant nets arrests and gambling equipment seizure

On Friday, July 9, at 10:14 p.m., officers of the Colquitt Police Department served a search warrant at Country Boy’s Shell Station at 410 West Crawford Street. More...

Woman hit by auto

A call came into Miller/ Baker 911 at approximately 12:49 a.m. on Friday, July 9, 2010 that a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -A stabbing in a domestic dispute was reported to 911 on Saturday afternoon at about 3:30 p.m. and resulted in a husband and wife charged with aggravated assault.   More...

Lacie Bond McFay Makes Team USA

Barrel racing has been a major part of Lacie Bond’s life the past six years. She has multiple state championships and has placed in the top 5 at several national events with as many as 700 competitors. More...

Miller County youth attend Natural Resources Conservation Workshop

The 49th annual Natural Resources Conservation Workshop was held June 13 through June 17, 2010. It was hosted by Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BObTAILS

WAR-AND-PEACE ANGLING

In Greek mythology, River Styx is the “river of hate” separating the underworld of Hades from the world of the living. Across it, the old boatman Charon was said to ferry the dead. More...

Seminole Ramlins

The Thursday nite tournement was won by Clint Brown and Terry Stevens with a 7.17, second place went to Nic Jeter and Tanner Hearld 5.79 good crowd. More...

Obituaries

MELVIN EARL HAND

August 27, 1966 - July 6, 2010   Melvin Earl Hand, 43, of Bainbridge, died July 6, 2010.   The funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. on July 8, 2010 at Solid Rock. Interment followed at Oak City Cemetery. More...

LOUISE FLOYD SIMS

Mrs. Louise Floyd Sims, 87, of Bainbridge passed away Thursday, July 8, 2010, at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama City, FL.   Funeral services were held Saturday, July 10, at First Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Medley officiating. More...

DAISY MERLE SCOTT NEWSOME

Mrs. Daisy Scott Newsome, age 77, of Cartersville died Friday, July 9, 2010 at Cartersville Medical Center. Graveside services were held Monday, July 12, at 11:00 a.m. at Brinson Cemetery. Cox-Ware Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. More...

Health

Healthy tips for kids on the go

HOUSTON – Active children can become dehydrated very quickly in the sweltering heat, said Dr. Robert Shulman at the USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine. More...

Four great facts!

These are possibly the five best sentences you'll ever read:   1. You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity, by legislating the wealth out of prosperity.   2. More...

Tips for Swimming Safety by Security Guru

“According to the Centers for Disease Control, recreational water venues receive more than 360 million visits from individuals across the United States each year,” says security guru Bret Almassy in his article titled “Tips for Swi More...

Sculptor returns to Colquitt

Colquitt has a state, national and international reputation of being a leader in the arts. Being the choice for the Indian statue for the state of Georgia in our small rural area started us on the way to becoming a string of firsts. More...

Primary elections here Tuesday, July 20

Two general primaries will be held here Tuesday, July 20. Voters must choose if they will vote in the Democratic Primary election or Republican Primary election. More...

14 & Under Girls win District, finish 4th at State

The Miller County 14 and under girls traveled to Fitzgerald to play in the District 3 All-Star Championships June 21 - 26.   Miller defeated Fitzgerald in the first round by a score of 7-1. More...

Trashed by the trash truck

Hilda Owens in her 2002 Ford Taurus was attempting to pass the new city trash truck on the Bellview Road. The city trash truck was attempting to turn to the left into Cowart Lane. The auto got the worst part of the crash. More...

Religion

‘Whom Should We Fear?’

Inspiration

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

God is busy

If you don't know God, don't make stupid remarks.   A United States Marine was attending some college courses between assignments. He had completed missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. More...

In my own backyard

This letter was written to the editor of the local paper by a solider from Emporia   Dear editor: (Due to the nature of my service and as a security issue please withhold my name, if at all possible.)   More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS July 5 800C Traffic Stop July 6 800C Juvenile Court •Traffic Stop •Unlock Vehicle 800G Speeding •Welfare Check, Grow St. More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

Activity for the month of June • Arrest Warrants Served - 38 • Civil Papers Served - 53 • Subpoenas Served - 34 • Citations Issued - 5 Citations for the month of June • Operating Low-Speed Vehicle on Highway - More...

Living & Style

Reeves celebrate 50th anniversary

John and Marjorie Reeves of Cumming recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The two were united in marriage June 19, 1960. More...

Nursing Home News

July is here, and we are going strong with activities at Miller Nursing Home.   Monday morning we enjoyed a Bible study on “Freedom is Never Free.” That afternoon we enjoyed ice cold watermelon. More...

Welcome, Mary Vines Hall

“Every good and perfect gift is from above…” (James 1:17) Jack Mercer Hall of Colquitt proudly announces the arrival of his baby sister, Mary Vines Hall. Jack Mercer and Mary Vines are the children of Eric and Heather Hall. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Stuff happens

He, the Devil, is still amongst us.   Last Saturday evening, a week ago, we were enjoying an evening out at Emerald Lake Resort watching entertainers sing like Conway Twitty, Elvis Presley and Patsy Cline. More...

Six months to go-Highest tax rate ever

In just six months, the largest tax hikes in the history of America will take effect. They will hit families and small businesses January 1, 2011, says Americans For Tax Reform.   More...

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