September 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayhaw Jelly: Sweet nectar of the swamp

Buzz up!   If you look at my hands, the scratches tell a story. It's not about a cat fight. It's about a scrap to keep my taste buds tied to 1954. More...

13 Georgia traffic deaths

The Georgia State Patrol investigated 360 traffic crashes over the 78-hour Labor Day holiday travel period. The crashes resulted in 211 injuries and 10 fatalities. More...

Community

MCHS student attends National Leadership Summit

Baltimore, MD – Daniel Allen, a student at Miller County High School and Bainbridge College, attended the 2010 National Leadership Summit, sponsored by LeadAmerica, at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD/ Washington, DC.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Toddler Time Premiers!   More...

BC student saves life

Bainbridge resident Tyler Inlow was in the right place at the right time and with the right knowledge to save the life of a Florida woman whose extended family was driving in caravan through Bainbridge on their way home to Miami.   More...

School & Sports

Homecoming Court selected at SGA

Southwest Georgia Academy’s 2010 Homecoming Court has been selected by high school student vote. More...

MCES News

Join us for Math Night

You might think that math can be scary, but it can really be fun too! Come see how at the third annual Math Night at MCES. Join us Tuesday, September 14, at 6:30 p.m. The program is sponsored by the MCES teachers and PTO. More...

BC Nursing Program has 100% pass rate on first try

The 2010 graduates of the Bainbridge College Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program have completed their national licensing exam and achieved an exceptional 100 percent pass rate on the first attempt at taking the exam. More...

Obituaries

Arthur Joseph Stolze Sr.

Mr. Arthur Joseph Stolze Sr., age 72, of Colquitt died Thursday, September 2, 2010, at Miller Nursing Home. Funeral services were held at County Line Baptist Church Monday, September 6, at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Hoyt Donley and Rev. More...

CAROLINE HILL MIKKELSON

Mrs. Caroline Hill Mikkelson, age 59, died Wednesday, September 1, 2010, at her residence. A memorial service was held Saturday, September 4, at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home. with Dr. Charles DeVane officiating. Mrs. More...

COLLIE C. BUSH

Collie C. Bush, age 95, of Punta Gorda, FL, passed away August 28, 2010. He was born November 9, 1914, in Miller County.   Collie was of the Christian faith. He was a carpenter all his life and retired in 2002.   More...

Pirates bag Bobcats 19-13

The Miller County Pirates hosted the Early County Bobcats this past Friday at Pirates’ Stadium, and what a game it turned out to be! More...

Grant’s Bar and Grill opens

Colquitt's newest business opened its doors Saturday, September 4, 2010, at noon.   Grant's Bar and Grill, owned by former Miller County football star, Charles Grant is located at 407 East Crawford St. on U.S. Highway 27 South.   More...

USDA funding for Miller County Hospital announced

$7.6 million loan to be received

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) U.S. Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), ranking Republican member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) have announced that the U.S. More...

Religion

‘Hiding Behind Something?’

Inspiration

When our two girls were growing up, they did not have all the latest and fanciest toys and gadgets, but they had plenty to keep them occupied.   More...

American Cancer Society working to save lives

Many people probably know that the American Cancer Society funds research to help find cures, but we actually do a lot more than that. We’re all about saving lives, and we do that in many ways.   More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 30 800C Snake call, Main St. • Traffic stop 2x   August 31 800G Stopping Suspicious Vehicle Speeding • Accident Food Mart • EMS call, Bush Street • Snake call on Square   More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

August 30 799G Funeral escort, Grow St. • Served 3 subpoenas, S.O. • Accident, car vs. deer, Three Notch Rd. • Investigating activity, Whites Bridge Rd. • Served 2 Subpoenas, P.D. More...

Wasp spray

Interesting! Not a bad idea.   Yes! I keep one of these at every entry door both in the house and in the shop. I am always armed but who knows when...   You can see it’s not too heavy, so you could carry one on your walks. More...

Living & Style

Pelt, Stuckey to speak vows

Dr. and Mrs. David Pelt of Marianna, Florida, and Mr. and Mrs. Rickey Stuckey of Fort Gaines are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Aimee Elisabeth Pelt and Rickey Caleb Stuckey. More...

‘Eat Pray Love’ review

Based on the best selling book by Elizabeth Gilbert, the inspiring film, Eat Pray Love follows the author's gratifying, and often challenging, journey toward true, non-cliched enlightenment.  More...

The old mule and the nagging wife

An old hillbilly farmer Gary Cox had a wife who nagged him unmercifully. From morning till night (and sometimes later), she was always complaining about something. The only time he got any relief was when he was out plowing with his old mule. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

As I think back, and remember

There are a few observations that make this man of years wonder what is going to happen to our nation and, more important, to the people in it. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Straight Talk by

When 24-hour cable TV news services started stalking them ‘round the clock, politicians got nervous. More...