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Miss Colquitt is ‘Miss Congeniality’ at National Peanut Festival Pageant

The 67th annual Miss National Peanut Festival Pageant was held on Friday, October 1, and Saturday October 2, 2010.   The event was held at the Dothan Civic Center in Dothan, AL. More...

Community

Georgia Southern Miss Pageant held recently

The first annual Georgia Southern Miss Scholarship was held on June 30 and 31, in Jekyll Island, Georgia. Eightyseven girls from all over Georgia competed for the titles of Baby, Teeny, Tiny, Little, Junior, Teen & Miss Georgia Southern Miss.   More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Echoes of Ireland   Back by popular demand, the popular Irish musical group Celtic Fire returns to the Decatur County—Gilbert H. Gragg Library on Saturday, October 23, 2010, at 2 p.m.!   More...

Georgia DOT awards 84 million in statewide work

The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded $48.4 million in transportation system construction, rehabilitation, upgrade, and maintenance contracts across the state, including more than $26 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   September 24 800D Possession of marijuana • Traffic stop • Citation • Security check   September 25 800D Traffic stop • Assist EMS • Escort (Bank) (Hardee’s) • Securit More...

Sheriff’s Reports

September 24 799R Direct traffic, school zone • Traffic stop, Phillipsburg Rd. • Papers served, Cuthbert St. • Domestic, Johnny Freeman Rd. • Assist jailer, jail • Possible light hunting, Thompson Rd. More...

Living & Style

MCHS Class of 1939 Holds 71st Reunion

The 71st reunion of the Miller County High School graduating class of 1939 was held on Saturday, September 25, 2010. The class met and had lunch at Helen’s Pirates Cove Restaurant. The group met at 11:00 a.m. for a time of fellowship. More...

Welcome, Harly Elaine Jones

Ronnie and Jessica Jones proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Harly Elaine Jones. She was born July 30, 2010, at 12:25 p.m. She weighed six pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.   More...

Class of 1945 holds reunion

The Miller County High School graduation class of 1945 met September 18, 2010, at 5:00 p.m. at Pirate’s Cove to celebrate their 65th class reunion.   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Driving ‘Miss Betty’

Of several of the things in the world I had rather not do, I have done this week.   More...

FIRES AND FIREPLACES

There are many artists in this world. Some paint, some design buildings, some write, some sing and, of course, the list goes on.   But not many can build a fire, especially in a fireplace or a wood-burning heater.   More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Two charged with underage drinking and possession of drugs

On September 28, 2010, Officer Daniel Stone received a bolo on a silver GMC Jimmy in reference to its occupants throwing beer cans out of the windows and weaving over the road.   More...

Pirates swat Hornets, 21-0

By: Glenda Bailey More...

Bishop still catching heat for scholarships

For weeks now, Congressman Sanford Bishop (D) has been accused of nepotism and cronyism as more charges of scholarships that were to go to needy and deserving students, actually went to Bishop’s family and close friends.   More...

Crash on Flint River Bridge

Bainbridge- Seems like some wild things happen on Tuesdays in Bainbridge while I am crossing Flint River bridge, or trying to cross.   More...

Religion

Boykin Church of God welcomes new pastor

The Reverend Jack Dorminey and his wife, Ellen, assumed the pastorate of the Boykin Church of God on September 20, 2010.   The Rev. Dorminey comes to Boykin from Glennville. He has been pastoring in South Georgia for over 30 years. More...

“Change—Good or Bad?”

Inspiration

Change. The older we get, the less we usually like it, yet change often comes whether we invite it to or not, or whether we want it to or not. I find this to be true every time I look back at those old pictures taken of me years ago! More...

Reasons and Seasons

From God's Works   People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime.   When you figure out which it is, you know exactly what to do.   More...

School & Sports

SGA Warriors Win Showdown in Damascus

by Coach B   More...

Seminole Ramlins

The Bainbridge Bass Club fished out Saterday with the following results (folks, these are people who fish Seminole regular): first place went to Rodney Smith with 7.77 lbs., second place went to Joey Farris with 5.50 lbs. More...

Lady Pirate Highlights and Senior Recognition Day held

Our Lady Pirates have been very busy this past week facing some tough opponents. Prior to game time on Monday, September 27, three young ladies were recognized for their hard work and dedication to the Miller County fast pitch Softball program. More...

Obituaries

WYNETTA WADE MCLENDON

Mrs. Wynetta Wade McLendon, age 76, of Colquitt, passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2010, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home in Donalsonville, Ga.   Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. More...

VICKIE ADAMS

Ms. Vickie Adams, age 50, of Lakeland died Monday, September 27, 2010, at Louis Smith Memorial Hospital in Lakeland. Funeral services were held Friday, October 1, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Walter Daniels officiating. More...

WOODROW STEVESON

Mr. Woodrow Steveson, 86, of Colquitt passed away September 24, 2010, at Wilson Hospice House in Albany. Funeral services were held Saturday, October 2, at 12 noon at Williams Mortuary Chapel. More...