August 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

School bells to ring Friday

After what seems like a short summer vacation, Miller County school bells will ring once again as the 2010-2011 school year begins Friday, August 13, 2010. More...

Coast Guard’s Tall Ship sails into Savannah

Cadets aboard the U. S. Coast Guard Barque Eagle called out a cadence Friday morning, July 29, 2010, as they worked as a team on the Tall Ship’s starboard side to slowly pull along the dock.   More...

Community

American Legion donates to Spring Creek Park

The Gerald Grow Post of the American Legion in Colquitt recently donated two jugs pitching machines to the Miller County Recreation Department. The recreation board and park director, Eddie Whitaker would like to extend their appreciation to Mr. More...

Gareth Sheppard is the August University of Georgia Spotlight Graduate Student

Gareth Sheppard, a 2002 graduate of Miller County High School, was recently selected as the August University of Georgia Spotlight Graduate Student. He was also the salutatorian and STAR Student in the Class of 2002.   More...

State Patrol report

State Troopers from the Colquitt Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated six traffic crashes during the month of July in Miller County. Sergeant Marc Godby said the traffic crashes resulted in one traffic death.   More...

School & Sports

Miller County holds show cattle clinic

On July 29 – 31, seven Miller County cattle exhibitors participated in a show cattle clinic instructed by Wes Stover of Binger, Ok.   More...

BACKROADS AND BObTAILS

Given My Druthers, I’ll Take A Creek

I have known intimately the briny waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. As well, I have many times cast my line into the sounds, bays, and estuaries that feed these mighty expanses. More...

The American Tourist

An American tourist in London decides to skip his tour group and explore the city on his own. He wanders around, seeing the sights, occasionally stopping at a quaint pub to soak up the local culture, chat with the locals, and have a pint of bitter. More...

Obituaries

KAYE KIRKLAND JOSEY BRASWELL

Kaye Kirkland Josey Braswell, 49, of Colquitt, passed away August 9, 2010 at Donalsonville Hospital after a lengthy battle with ovarian cancer.   Kaye was a homemaker and a member of Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church. More...

CHRISTINA LASHLEY

Mrs. Christina Lashley, 37, of Colquitt died Friday, August 6, 2010, at South East Alabama Medical Center.   Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 11, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. at Mother’s Home Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. More...

JOHNNY MACK MCFAY

Mr. Johnny Mack McFay, age 72, of Bainbridge died Friday, August 6, 2010, at Archbold Medical Center in Thomasville.   Funeral services were held Monday, August 9, at 11:00 a.m. at the chapel of Manry-Jordan Funeral Home with Rev. More...

Miller County run-off election results - Free Access

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Driver was lucky, sort of

A one vehicle accident with no injuries was reported at 3:38 p.m. Wednesday, August 4, on the Grady Cobb Road. A Miller County deputy sheriff was dispatched to the scene.   More...

Burglaries solved in city and county

On July 26, at 8:10 p.m., Sergeant Brad Cox of the Miller County Sheriff’s Office received a call to a residence on Phillipsburg Road to a burglary that had just occurred. More...

FutureNow coming to Colquitt

After a delicious meal at Helen's, Lion President Robert Lane introduced the Reverend Benjamin Miller as the guest speaker. More...

Religion

Award winning author to speak at Men of Jesus

The Reverend James L. Snyder of Ocala, FL, will be the guest speaker at the Men of Jesus monthly meeting to be held Thursday, August 12, at 7:00 p.m. at Moby Dick.   More...

‘Living Up to the Mark’

Inspiration

Several years ago, while residing in another town, I carried my car in to a local shop for tire rotation. More...

God's wife•••

Author and lecturer Leo Buscaglia once talked about a contest he was asked to judge. The purpose of the contest was to find the most caring child.   More...

Public Safety

Vehicle accident on square causes damage

A two-vehicle accident occurred on the square on Thursday, August 5, 2010.   The accident happened when Mr. Liston E. More...

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTs

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 2 800G Domestic, Middle St.   800C Traffic Stops 2x •Escort, Hardee’s •Snake Call, Park   August 3 800I Forgery •Prescription Fraud   More...

SHERIFF DEPARTMENT REPORTs

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

Living & Style

"Salt" review

“Salt” is an action packed thriller that follows a strongwilled and determined CIA agent, Evelyn Salt (portrayed by Angelina Jolie), and the many obstacles that her demanding career poses. More...

Ronni donates to ‘Locks of Love’

Ronni Colgan is a typical seven-year-old little girl. But she has a heart bigger than anyone could ever imagine.   In Ronni’s seven years of her life, she has never had her hair cut...only trimmed a couple of times. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Time for School – Time for Library!   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

We are still trying-

I understand that some of the county commissioners don't like how we’re running the Miller County Liberal.   That is your First Amendment right, and ours, for the moment. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Sloppy Slogans

A few weeks ago, U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi stunned the financial community with her theory about how to kick-start the U.S. economy. More...