August 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Lady Pirates start season off with two big wins

The Lady Pirates softball team members started their season on Monday, August 16, when they traveled to Bainbridge High School to play the Lady Bearcats. The Lady Pirates played a great game and were able to come home with a victory. More...

Community

Photographer exhibits talents at Calhoun Co. Public Library

An award-winning Miller County photographer will have his works the focus of an exhibit at the Calhoun County Public Library during the month of September. More...

68 years of married bliss

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Davis celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary Friday, August 20, 2010, during a surprise celebration planned by the staff of Colquitt Alternative Care Home.   More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Shortly after noon Tuesday, Everett ‘Bubber’ Barber heard strange noises outside. Being disabled, he was just able to see out the window but saw enough to know there was a problem.   More...

Obituaries

Mealie Webb Obituary

Mrs. Mealie Mason Webb died Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at South Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Ga. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 27 at 3:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. More...

LYDIA ELICE CHAPMAN SHEFFIELD

Mrs. Lydia Sheffield, age 94, of Colquitt died Tuesday, August 17, 2010, at Miller County Hospital.   Funeral services were held Saturday, August 21, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Thompson, Rev. More...

FANNIE MAE SMITH

Mrs. Fannie Mae Smith, age 94, died Tuesday August 17, 2010, at Henry County Health and Rehab in Abbieville, AL. Funeral services were held Friday, August 20, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Allen English officiating. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

'The enemy is us!'

Looks like they have finally capped the oil at the bottom of the Gulf. They keep saying it might not hold, but as of right now, it is as tight as a politician’s donated money. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Stimulating News

It’s finally time for the real fun to begin. And I don’t mean football season. More...

Dr. Kayln Lane psychiatrist at Athens Behavioral Medicine

Kayln Lane, was the 1994 valedictorian of Miller County High School and a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia honors program. More...

2010 MCHS football season dedicated to late Coach Ronnie McNease

The 2010 Pirate Football Season is being dedicated to the late great Coach Ronnie McNease. Coach McNease was a dedicated Pirate player in all sports here at MCHS, a super teacher, leader, friend, and most of all a dynamic coach. More...

Religion

‘She’s Here’

Inspiration

After months of waiting, she has arrived! Our third grandchild was born a few days ago in Bainbridge, and it goes without me needing to say that we are thrilled to have that precious little girl in our family. More...

Public Safety

POLIcE DEPARTMENT REPORTs

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 16 800C Accident • Unwanted person   August 16 800C Loud Music, Phillips St. • Bus Detail   August 17 800C Tree limb damage • Domestic problem, Grow St. More...

SHERIFF DEPARTMENT REPORTs

August 16 799O Burglary/forced entry residence, 451 Hwy. 45 South   August 16 799G Assist motorist/ suspicious person, Dubose Rd. • Accident, Hwy. 27S   More...

School & Sports

Warriors’ first game cut short

The Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors’ football team opened up its 2010 campaign against AAA powerhouse Tattnall Square Academy out of Macon Friday night. More...

All-Star team wins Spring Creek Bash

The 9-10-year-old Miller County All-Star Team played the Spring Creek Bash hosted in Colquitt on June 2. At the end of the day, the Pirates completed the tournament undefeated and won the tournament. More...

MC travel team takes third

The Miller County 9-10-year-old travel team has played in several tournaments this summer. On Friday and Saturday, July 24-25, they played in the ETB World Series in Valdosta. The team won their game on Friday night.   More...