September 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Farming is #1 industry in Georgia

This is National Farm Safety Week, and Miller County and the surrounding counties are right in the middle of peanut picking and gathering. Much of the corn has already been harvested, and the cotton and peanuts are now being gathered. More...

Community

Colquitt Garden Club meets

Members of the Colquitt Garden Club came together Tuesday, Sept. 7, for their first meeting since summer vacation. They met at the home of Kathleen Rugel who moved to Colquitt from Athens, Ga. about a year ago. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge -An alert Shaw security guard stopped a vehicle theft and in the process took several young children out of harm’s way.   More...

Voter deadline

Mon., Oct 4, voter registration deadline. This is the deadline for voter registration to vote in the November 2, election.   This is the last day to register for the Tuesday, November 2, General Election. More...

Public Safety

PoLicE DEpArtmEnt REports

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   September 13 800C Speak with officer, police department • Bus detail • Speak with officer, Sheriff’s office, Traffic stops 2x • 2 Verbal warnings   More...

SHEriFF DEpArtmEnt REports

September 15 799F Assist Motorist on 27 South • School zone • Theft report, Red Oak Dr. • Mail theft, 91 North • Transport inmate from Decatur Co. • Security checks   More...

Living & Style

Thank God for New Homes

Mr. and Mrs. David Ebersole thank God for His design and plan for the ongoing of the human race through marriage. It is their pleasure to announce the plans of marriage for their daughter, Mary Lois.   More...

Nursing Home News

Parties, parties and more parties is what we have had this past week at Miller Nursing Home. More...

Kunney celebrates 98 years of life

Benjamin “Tee” Kunney was 98 years old September 3, 2010. He was given a surprise birthday dinner at Willie Maxine Bridley's home on September 6, 2010. Many people came out to help celebrate this day for Tee Kunney.   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The good news is-

It's been a fairly good last few days. One fellow said, "This getting old is not all it’s cut out to be. I'm just about blind, can't hear thunder, and they want me to quit driving, and I'm just a little past 90." More...

Yes, I am a bad American

If only more people had the guts to say what this fellow said.   Yes, I’m a bad American.   I am the Liberal-Progressives worst nightmare.   I am an American.   I am a Master Mason and believe in God. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Traffic stop leads to marijuana bust

On September 16, 2010, at approximately 2:50 p.m., Colquitt Police Officer Scott Cleveland stopped a blue Chevrolet Tahoe bearing GA TAG# BGK4969, for having a brake light out at Bethel Street and Fourth Street. More...

Toole elected chairman of GA Hospital Association’s Center for Rural Health Board of Trustees

Grady General Hospital’s chief executive officer is the new chairman of a trade association that benefits rural hospitals throughout Georgia.   More...

Religion

‘Hope For Tough Times’

Inspiration

A few days ago, as Gale and I were about to pull off the street and into the church parking lot, I got a glimpse of what I thought was a boat on a trailer moving along unattached to the truck in front of it. More...

Donation

Father O’Malley answers the phone.   “Hello, is this Father O’Malley?”   “It is.”   “This is the IRS. More...

The birth of 'Precious Lord'

Who wrote the song "Precious Lord"? I was very surprised to find out who it was.   More...

School & Sports

FFA members compete in contests

Seventeen FFA members recently competed in the Local FFA Agricultural Tractor & Machinery Operations & Maintenance Career Development Event. The event was held at Miller County High School on September 3, 2010.   More...

Miller County Retired Educators Association meets

The 2010 – 2011 year for the Miller County Retired Educators Association began with the first meeting at Helen’s Pirate’s Cove Restaurant on Thursday, September 16. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

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Obituaries

Loraine K. Bush

Mrs. Loraine Kimbrel Bush, age 67, of Colquitt died Saturday, September 18, 2010, at her residence. Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 21, at 2:00 p.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church with Dr. Carl Marshall and Rev. More...

J.B. TABB JR.

Mr. J.B. Tabb Jr., age 78, of Colquitt died Wednesday, September 15, 2010, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Cairo.   A memorial service was held Saturday, September 18, at 11:00 a.m. More...

James W. Everson, Sr.

Mr. James Walton Everson, age 90, of Colquitt died Sunday, September 19, 2010, at his residence.   Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 22, at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church Chapel with Dr. Carl Marshall officiating. More...

Agriculture

Farm Equipment Safety

New farm equipment is specifically designed for safe handling and operation. Older farm equipment is outdated and missing some of the latest standard safety features. More...

Farm Safety Walk About

The following checklist is a guide. For a more comprehensive checklist, obtain the Farm Safety Audit from IAREH at the University of Saskatchewan. More...

The Indian and his buffalo

An Indian walks into a cafe with a shotgun in one hand pulling a male buffalo with the other.   He says to the waiter:   “Want coffee.”   The waiter says, “Sure, Chief. More...