November 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Bishop wins 2nd District seat

In a tightly contested race for the Second Congressional District seat, Democratic incumbent U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop was declared winner when challenger, Mike Keown, conceded Tuesday night, November 2.   More...

C & B Wireless holds ribbon cutting

C&B Wireless held its official ribbon cutting, Thursday, November 4, with friends, customers and dignitaries attending.   More...

Fire/EMS receives new equipment through GOHS

Colquitt-Miller Fire/EMS is pleased to announce that the Governors Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) has provided them with mobile printers and mobile internet with docking stations for each of their ambulances.   More...

Community

Golden Triangle RC&D Annual Banquet Held

The Golden Triangle Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council held its Annual Banquet on Tuesday, October 26, at the East Baker Historical Society/Baker Goods in Newton. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - On Thursday, November 4, 2010, Michael Bryan was convicted and sentenced to 20 years for two charges of illegal possession of pseudo ephedrine (commonly known as Sudafed) with intent to manufacture methamphetamine.  More...

Death

A sick man turned to his doctor as he was preparing to leave the examination room and said, “Doctor, I am afraid to die. More...

School & Sports

Seniors honored at Friday’s game

dotphoto. The last regular game of the 2010 football season was totally awesome as 21 seniors were recognized for their hard work and dedication to the Miller County High School’s football, cheerleading and band programs.   More...

FFA Team Competes in Area Land Judging Career Development Event

The Miller County FFA Land Judging Team recently competed in the Area 5 FFA Land Judging Career Development Event. The event was held at Irwin County High, September 28, 2010.   More...

School Menus

All menus are subject to change!

NOVEMBER 10 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Scrambled Eggs, Toast, Jelly, Fruit Lunch - Mexican Rice/Roll, Butter Peas, Garden Salad, Chick Filet/Bun, Tator Tots, Lettuce & Tomato, Fruit, Cookie   More...

Obituaries

MR. CHARLES GIBSON

Memorial services for Charles Underwood Gibson, age 77, was held on Friday, November, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. at Cox-Ware Funeral Home Chapel in Bainbridge, with Rev. David Grubbs officiating. Mr. More...

DONALD HAROLD WIDNER

Mr. Donald Harold Widner, age 64, of Donalsonville died Sunday, November 7, 2010, at South East Alabama Medical Center. Funeral arrangements to be announced by Colquitt Funeral Home. More...

MACK MILTON JACKSON

Mr. Mack Milton Jackson, age 81, of Dawson died Monday, November 1, 2010, at Englewood Health Care.   Graveside services were held Wednesday, November 3, at 3:00 p.m. at Patmos Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Joel Hutchin and Rev. More...

And the winners are-

The incumbents who had opposition did not fair too well in the local races. More...

Pirates shut down Knights, 46-0

Pirates head for state play-offs

Well, Stewart-Quitman came, but it was Pirate Power all night long. T.T.Barber was the first Pirate to score with Brian Lovering’s point attempt being on, putting Miller County on the scoreboard 7-0. More...

McNease sworn in as attorney

Ronald Victor McNease Jr. was sworn in as an attorney and member of the Georgia Bar by his fatherin law, Superior Court Judge Ronnie Joe Lane, on November 5, 2010, in the Miller County Courthouse courtroom.   More...

Religion

‘Tender Loving Care!’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   Gale and I do not have nearly as many opportunities as we would like to get out and have a good time, but we enjoyed one of those outings the other night. More...

The forgotten man

"They are always under the dominion of the superstition of government, and forgetting that a government produces nothing at all, they leave out of sight the first fact to be remembered in all social discussion -- that the state cannot get a cent for More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS October 27 800L •Assist motorist November 1 800L• Unlock car 2x •Alarm •Traffic case November 2 799R Funeral escort, Helms Rd. • Direct traffic, school More...

SHERiFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 1 799R Courtroom security, courthouse • Paper served, Cuthbert St. • Theft, Old Airport Rd. • Traffic stop, N. First St.   More...

Injury cause by firearm malfunction

On October 23, 2010, a Todd Shuler of Albany made contact with Officer Brad Cox in reference to a firearm malfunction. Mr. Shuler stated that he was with his friend, a Tyler Richardson, on Mayhaw Rd.   More...

Living & Style

Shelby Joye Ogletree arrives!

Trace Ogletree proudly announces the birth of his baby sister, Shelby Joye Ogletree. Shelby was born August 20 at Donalsonville Hospital. She weighed five pounds, 13 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long. More...

Nursing Home News

We have started our November off with a bang. There have been many of our same activities, but something new we did this past week was to take some of our residents to vote. More...

Ten signs you have been away from church too long

10 - You think Song of Solomon is a song on the top 40 countdown this week.   9 - You thought there were only two Kings in the Old Testament, first and second.   8 - You thought Lottie Moon was somewhere in the Solar System. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Back to the land of Gone With The Wind

Don't guess you missed me. As I said, one of my major responsibilities these days is driving Miss Uva and Miss Betty Jo.   A miracle has occurred in both their conditions. Uva, almost 97, has taken to reading novels. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Learning a New Lesson

Michelangelo didn't sell used cars. Mozart didn't drive a dung cart. Babe Ruth didn't sell peanuts at the ball park.   The greats knew what they were destined to do.   More...