August 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller Co. Primary run-off results

Jinks takes race in another close one

The only problem with having a Tuesday print day has been when we have a primary or general election, we have to go to print before the results are known.   More...

Students head back

Students in Miller County said good-bye to summer vacation on Friday, August 13, as they put on their backpacks and headed back to the classrooms. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Nancy Barineau died Monday morning at the Memorial Hospital following a one vehicle crash. The crash occurred at approximately 7:10 a.m. More...

Lilly and Twinkle Eyes

Colquitt native is author

Lilly has just moved to a new home, and things in her life are drastically about to change. Before long, she makes new friends that encourage and inspire her to face new challenges that she never dreamed of having to face. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Vacation Reading   Program Certificates   More...

School & Sports

LPN Club Raises $1,000+ for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Battling heat and gnats to fight for a cure for Cystic Fibrosis (CF), students and faculty of Bainbridge College Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program and its LPN Club take a break at the end of their fund-raiser CF Walk. More...

Learn from your elders

A lawyer and a senior citizen are sitting next to each other on a long flight.   The lawyer is thinking that seniors are so dumb that he could get one over on them easy.   So the lawyer asks if the senior would like to play a fun game. More...

SCHOOL MENUs

All menus are subject to change!

AUGUST 18 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Waffles & Syrup, Sausage, Fruit Lunch - Mexican Rice/Roll, Butter Peas, Garden Salad, Chick Filet/Bun, Chips, Lettuce & Tomato, Yogurt Fruit AUGUST 19 - THURSDAY Breakfast - Pancake Pup & Syrup, Fruit More...

Obituaries

FRANCES REID

Mrs. Frances Reid, age 94, of Colquitt died Saturday, August 14, 2010, at Miller Nursing Home.   Funeral services were held Sunday, August 15, at 3:00 p.m. at Colquittt First Baptist Church with Dr. Carl Marshall officiating. More...

Dr. Frank Leslie

Dr. Frank Leslie Gibson, M.D., age 88, of Bainbridge, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 12, 2010, at John D. Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville.   Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. More...

TERESA ANN HUGHES

Teresa Ann Hughes, age 45, of Bainbridge died Monday, August 9, 2010, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.   Memorial services will be announced at a later date.   Cox-Ware Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   More...

The bell-tails are crawling

Once in awhile you can hear law enforcement officers called to come get a snake out of the house or yard. I'm not sure that is in their job description, but they do it.   More...

Governor Perdue celebrates state’s valedictorians

Miller County High School 2010 valedictorian Will Martin joined some of the state’s brightest students at a reception held at the Georgia Governor’s Mansion in honor of the State of Georgia’s Class of 2010 valedictorians.   More...

Grand Jury returns 76 true bills

In the 2010 August term of the Miller County Grand Jury calendar, the following true bills were made:   Jesse Nash Steen, obstruction of an officer, failure to wear seat safety belt, true billed; carrying a concealed weapon, no billed.   More...

Religion

‘It Pays to Pay Attention’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) With school back into full swing, I wonder how many times the teachers will have to remind their students to pay attention. More...

Seeds of the sower

An old lady attended an exhibition of modern art. She gazed upon an abstract painting that puzzled her. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTs

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 7 800S Traffic stop, Daneer St. • Traffic stop, N. North Martin Luther King Jr. St., Subject in Custody   More...

SHERIFF DEPARTMENT REPORTs

August 9 799R Courthouse • Old Steerhole Rd. • Report of shots fired, Dancer St. • Pick up property, Belcock Rd. • Rattlesnake in yard, Kimbrel Rd. • Assist motorist, Hwy. 91N • Suspicious vehicle, Brinson Rd.   More...

Living & Style

Miller, Peter to wed

Katie Deanna Miller and Darrell Lee Peter would like for you to join in their celebration of marriage on Saturday, August 28, 2010, at 4:00 p.m. at Notchaway Church, located in Baker County. More...

'A friend in need is a friend indeed'

One day, when I was a freshman in high school, I saw a kid from my class was walking home from school. His name was Kyle. It looked like he was carrying all of his books. I thought to myself, "Why would anyone bring home all his books on a Friday? More...

Welcome, Michael Callan Powell

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ryan Powell of Dawson announce the arrival of their baby boy, Michael Callan Powell. He was born Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany.   Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Not superstitious of Friday the 13th, but-

She left me, again.   Last Friday was a week ago, my first wife left to go to Riverdale to see about her sister, Mealie. She was in the hospital with pneumonia. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Have Mercy

Once upon a time, a little boy learned a big lesson at a small church. It happened at a Sunday night service, but this was no ordinary Sunday night service. More...