October 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Cotton Hall hit by truck

Most everyone knows that the Swamp Gravy production of The Big Picture is worth going to. The final productions of the play shown in Cotton Hall had overflow crowds. More...

Community

Taking drugs on Tybee fun!

Tybee Island— Things on Tybee Island are not exactly the same as they are over the bridge in Savannah or in the rest of Georgia. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

First Tuesday Book Club   More...

Little Johnny strikes again

A young female teacher was giving an assignment to her Grade 6 class one day. It was a large assignment, so she started writing high up on the chalkboard. Suddenly there was a giggle from one of the boys in the class. More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

Note; one to remember, Undertaker who remarked he didn’t have a trailer hitch on his hearse, in his career of over 50 years, he had never once seen a death certificate that read, “This man died from work!” More...

SGA announces honor roll

Southwest Georgia Academy announces the honor roll for the first nine weeks.   12th Grade: Parker Adams, Madison Bridges, Marlene Collins, Heather Grebel, Morgan Hilton, Meena Kaur, Preston Messer, Carson Ray, Jeremy Reardon. More...

Warriors one step closer to region title

The SGA Warriors traveled to Newnan this past Friday night for a region match-up versus the Heritage Hawks (4- 3). SGA looked sharp on their first drive going 14 plays before QB Dillon Driver went into the endzone from 4 yards out. More...

Obituaries

KATIE B. SMITH

Katie B. Jackson Smith, born August 15, 1915, was the only child of Lula Taylor Jackson and Henry Jackson of Miller County. She died in her home surrounded by family on October 20, 2010. More...

MARY SMITH ODOM

Mrs. Mary Smith Odom, age 78, of Donalsonville passed away Monday, October 11, 2010, at her residence.   Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 13, at 11:00 a.m. at Donalsonville Church of God. More...

Alton Leon King

Mr. Alton Leon King, age 56, of Colquitt, died October 2, 2010. Merritt Funeral Home was in charge of funeral services. More...

Health

Make Your Favorite Foods Calorie Friendly

(NAPSI)-Americans are always hungry for tips that take the mystery out of cooking healthy versions of their favorite indulgence foods. More...

County health departments fragrance-free, tobacco-free

The Southwest Health District reminds patients and visitors that its 14 county health departments and their campuses, other facilities and events are fragrance-free and tobacco-free to ensure that environmentallysensitive patients won’t experie More...

Ways to avoid germs

submitted by: Lindy   New scientific evidence is emerging that such germs have been linked to heart disease and even cancer.   Recently, WebMD magazine offered some helpful tips for minimizing your chances of picking up a bad bug. More...

Welcome to our town

Colquitt folks have always welcomed other people to our community. In the past 40 or 50 years we’ve even gotten better, some folks say. More...

Pirates win over Red Devils, 21-12

The smell of something grilling is always good when you are at a football game. It is a sign of excitement in the air. Well, last Friday night the Miller County Pirates rolled into Randolph-Clay with the Pirate momentum. More...

Religion

‘Get Rid of the Spider!’

Inspiration

Like most people in our part of the world, we have a lot of trouble with spiders around our house; though unwanted by Gale and me, those pesky, albeit, industrious little creatures, like building webs under the overhead of our front porch, around th More...

Pastor’s Viewpoint

Hien Pham planned to escape from Communist Viet Nam and began building a boat with 53 of his neighbors. When four Viet Cong soldiers came and asked him if he was trying to escape the country, he told them that he was not.   More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 15 800C Traffic stop • Worked Football game • Domestic problem, Villa’s Apt. More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

October 18 799F School zone • Assist GSP/transport • Security checks • Truck on Mayhaw Rd. reported all over road (subject in custody) • Civil papers served • Assist jailer   More...

Put old folks in jail and prisoners in nursing homes

Let's put the seniors in jail, and the criminals in a nursing home. This way the seniors would have access to showers, hobbies, and walks, they'd receive unlimited free prescriptions, dental and medical treatment , wheel chairs etc. More...

Living & Style

Miller, Burke wed

Anne Marie Burke of Donalsonville and Ronnie Miller, Jr. of Iron City were married on September 25, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. at the bride’s home in Donalsonville.   Dr. More...

Just Jakin

As I nodded nearly napping... bet you have no problem guessing those famous words are from the poem “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe. And I also bet many of you have been given a chill when reading one of his spooky stories.   More...

Welcome, Tatum Lane!

Caleb and Abby Neal Shickedanz announce the birth of their daughter, Tatum Lane Shickedanz, on Tuesday, September 14, 2010, at 3:50 p.m. at Overland Park Medical Center, Overland Park, Kansas. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Now is the time for ALL good ----

Just in case you recently arrived from the planet Mars, we here on Earth are having an election next week. We've been having a primary or election most of this year. The main event is Tuesday, November 2. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Quite a show

This was one TV special I didn’t mind staying up past my bedtime to watch.   It’s not often you get to see an entire nation celebrate a happy ending.   The show that captivated millions around the world began on Aug. More...