September 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Peace Valley Market and Bakery holds Grand Opening

The Grand Opening for one of the newest businesses in Miller County was held Friday and Satholding urday, September 10 and 11, at Peace Valley Market and Bakery, 1734 Highway 27 North of Colquitt. More...

Community

Trio arrested in Decatur Co.

After working so hard to pull everything together, Glen Cloud Jr. gathered his precursors together on the tailgate of his truck last Friday afternoon. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety Investigator Chris Jordan has arrested 52-year-old David Mickey Summerlin of 111 Thomas Street, Bainbridge, for several sexual assault charges. More...

Bagby State Park clean-up day

In conjunction with National Public Lands Day September 25, 2010, all Georgia state parks and historic sites will be open for free admission to the public.   In celebration of that day, The Friends of George T. Bagby State Park in Ft. More...

School & Sports

Warriors Blast Patriots at Homecoming game

It did not take long to know the Warriors did not have a let-down after defeating rival Terrell on September 3. More...

Baiting rules for migratory birds

Know baiting rules before hunting migratory birds before going.   Waterfowl hunters need to make sure they understand the baiting laws prior to hunting migratory birds this 2010-2011 waterfowl season.   More...

SCHOOL MENUs

All menus are subject to change!

SEPTEMBER 15 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Cinnamon Toast, Sausage, Fruit Lunch - Lasagna/Garlic Bread, Baby Limas, Garden Salad, Corn Dog, Tator Tots, Fresh Veggies, Fruit, Cookie   More...

Obituaries

EDWIN LANE JR.

Mr. W. Edwin Lane Jr., age 56, of Moultrie passed away Saturday, September 11, 2010.   He was born in Colquitt on January 5, 1954, to the late Frances P. Lane and Winston Edwin Lane Sr.   More...

PAULA FRANKLIN BEDWELL

Mrs. Paula Elaine Franklin Bedwell, age 51, of Colquitt died Friday, September 10, 2010, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.   Funeral services were held Monday, September 13, at 3:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...

HUBERT CLAUDE CHAMBERS

Services for Hubert Claude Chambers, 87, of Cairo, were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 11, 2010, at Eastside Baptist Church. Interment followed in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Cairo. Dr. Paul Jones officiated. Mr. More...

Health

What is the common cold, and what causes it?

The common cold, also known as a viral upper respiratory tract infection, is a self-limited contagious illness that can be caused by a number of different types of viruses. More...

New Health Law puts seniors at risk

On Wednesday, September 8, former Comptroller General David M. Walker, National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) Senior Fellow Thomas R. Saving, and NCPA President and Kellye Wright Fellow John C. Goodman held a briefing in Washington, D.C.  More...

Why do parents drink

A father passing by his son’s bedroom was astonished to see that his bed was nicely made and everything was picked up. More...

National Mayhaw Festival queens chosen here

The Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce held its 19th annual Mayhaw Pageant Saturday night, September 11, 2010, at the old Miller County Middle/High School Lunchroom. More...

Tough on the gridiron, too

Charles Grant, 31, grew up in Colquitt, was one of the biggest and best football stars produced by this small community and a great player for the Georgia Bulldogs before going to the pros. More...

Religion

‘Two Are Better Than One’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   Gale and I dry a lot of our clothes outside on the clothesline. More...

Is your hut on fire?

The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him.   Every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS September 3 800C Fight reported • Traffic stop 2x, loud music • Work football game More...

SHERIFF DEPARTMENT REPORTS

September 2 799F School zone • Unlock vehicle on Henry Miller Rd. • Trespass complaint on Smokey Alley Rd. • Assist 800K • Civil paper served • Obstruction removed 91 N • Security checks More...

Living & Style

Look who’s adopted

Mr. and Mrs. Jay Daniel of Acworth announce the adoption of two children, Hailey, three, and Hayden, two. They are joined by Laney, three years old, whom they adopted in 2007 from China.   The proud grandparents of this toddler trio are Mr. More...

Miss Burke to wed Mr. Miller

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Burke of Donalsonville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anne Marie Burke, to Ronnie Marion Miller Jr., of Iron City. More...

Why Texans don't pick the bluebonnets

On March 7, 1901, Lupinus subcarnosus (also known as buffalo clover), a species of bluebonnet, was recognized as the state flower of Texas. However, Lupinus texensis (Texas bluebonnet) emerged as the favorite of most Texans.   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

We need Change!

It has been nine years, and already "they" are saying it didn't happen when terrorists calling themselves al-Qaeda hijacked four commercial passenger jet airlines and attacked the United States of America, which in any other place in the world would More...

White House employees owe back taxes

Gee...Obama's team was all supposed to be about the little guy and snaring every single dollar they can from Americans to fund their social engineering dreams and delusions.  More...

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