September 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Nursing home resident turns 101

Miller Nursing Home had a resident to turn 101 last week. Ms. Mamie W. Daniels of Colquitt turned 101 on Wednesday, September 15, 2010. Ms. Mamie enjoyed having her family and friends with her on Thursday to celebrate. More...

Community

MC Hospital places on honor roll

For four consecutive quarters

ATLANTA – Miller County Hospital in Colquitt has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Quality Honor Roll. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge -A deputy’s instinct is the only reason an escaped, illegal fugitive (and probably a coyote) is now in Decatur County Jail. More...

Sounds good to me!

submitted by Maston & Pat   A nurse on the pediatric ward, before listening to the little ones' chests, would plug the stethoscope into their ears and let them listen to their own hearts. More...

School & Sports

Lady Pirates dominating

The Miller County Lady Pirates have been on a roll of winning over the past two weeks. The week of September 13 through the 17th was awesome! More...

Southwest Georgia Academy Homecoming Queen Crowned

Southwest Georgia Academy's 2010 Homecoming game and ceremony took place Friday, September 10. The Warriors hosted a defeat against the Randolph Southern Patriots with a score of 40-14. More...

Backroads and Bobtails

Talking about it doesn’t help

As a fisherman, I’m a rodand reel purist. I don’t use gill nets. I never go jug fishing. I politely decline to go noodling. Am I uppity? Are such pursuits beneath me? Have I gotten “above my raising?”   More...

Obituaries

AUBREY THOMAS ALSTON SR.

Aubrey Thomas Alston Sr., age 79, a resident of Brunswick, died Thursday, September l6, 20l0, in the Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.   More...

THOMAS CARLTON CARNES

Mr. Thomas Carlton Carnes, age 85, of Colquitt died Sunday, September 26, 2010, at his residence.   Mr. Carnes was born March 31, 1925, in Milledgeville. More...

Vicky Adams

Mrs. Vicky Bowen Adams died Monday, September 27, 2010, at Lewis Smith Memorial Hospital in Lakeland.   Funeral services are incomplete at this time.   Colquitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   More...

Miss Colquitt to compete for National Peanut Festival title

Jordie King, the reigning Miss Colquitt, will be representing her hometown of Colquitt in the upcoming National Peanut Festival Pageant. More...

Swamp Gravy presents The Big Picture

Murals take center stage in Colquitt this fall. First, Colquitt won its bid to host the 2010 Global Mural Conference at the end of October. More...

HannaSea’s holds ribbon cutting

Colquitt’s newest business held its ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, September 25, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. More...

Religion

‘Look Closely’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   Our oldest granddaughter was at our house the other day when she disappeared into the bathroom for several minutes. More...

What an Awesome and Orderly God

God's accuracy may be observed in the hatching of eggs. More...

Little Johnny strikes again

Little Johnny watched, fascinated, as his mother smoothed cold cream on her face. “Why do you do that, Mommy?” he asked.   “To make myself beautiful,” said his mother, who then began removing the cream with a tissue. More...

Public Safety

POlICE DEPARTMENT REPORTs

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   September 22 800C Unlocked vehicle • Accident, Petro • Bus detail • Escort • Fight 800L Prowler 2x • Domestic   More...

SHERIFF DEPARTMENT REPORTs

September 20 799R Assist motorist, Hwy. 91N • Direct traffic, school zone • Transport prisoner, jail • Fire, Clay Brown Rd. • Assist motorist, Hwy. 45N • Paper served, Mayhaw Rd.   More...

Operation Pill Drop a Success

Operation Pill Drop was recently held at Miller County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, September 25, 2010. Operation Pill Drop is a campaign that is sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration and local Law Enforcement agency's across the state. More...

Living & Style

Peter, Miller speak wedding vows

Katie Deanna Miller and Darrell Lee Peter were united in marriage in a beautiful ceremony at Notchaway Baptist Church on Saturday, August 28, 2010, at 4:00 in the afternoon. More...

Greyson turns two!

Greyson William Smith began celebrating his second birthday with a party on Saturday, September 18, 2010, at Emerald Lake RV Park. Greyson enjoyed swimming, putt-putt golf and jumping in a big bouncy house with family and friends. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

First Tuesday   Book Club   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Jimmy Who?

My friend from Plains just might ought to stick to teaching his Sunday School class instead of giving his opinions on national and world politics.   More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Munching to Victory

If there's a 12-step program for this problem, I don't want to hear about it. I am addicted to college football and hope the feeling lingers until   go to that great kickoff in the sky.   More...