December 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas prices vary

The price of gasoline varies as you go from block to block, town to town and state to state. More...

Possession of marijuana charged

by MCL staffwriter   On November 25, 2010, Officer Scott Cleveland noticed a silver in color 1998 Rodeo pulled into a closed business at the intersection of Cuthbert St. and 45 S.   More...

A real American hero

I got shot down over North Vietnam in 1967, a Sqdn. Commander.   After I returned in 1973, I published two books that dealt a lot with "real torture" in Hanoi . More...

Community

Relay for Life Kickoff held

The Miller County Unit of the American Cancer Society recently held its Relay for Life kickoff. The Relay for Life for Miller County will be held Friday, April 1, 2011.   More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Give a Unique Gift   More...

Adult truths:

1. Part of a best friend's job should be to immediately clear your computer history if you die.   2. Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong.   3. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS PUZZLES

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 22 800C Burglary, 215 Grow St. • Forgery • Harassing Communications • Stopping suspicious vehicle   More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS   Vehicle Accident   On November 29, 2010, Danny Ray Lovering of Colquitt, driving a 2010 Ford F150, was traveling south on Hwy, 27 north when a deer came out into the roadway, striking the front of the vehicle causing More...

MILLER-BAKER E 9-1-1 CALLS

November 22 • Assist Motorist, Johnny Freeman Rd., MSO • Alarm, E. Crawford St., CPD • Out Speaking with Subject, Drennon Circle, BSO • Burglary, Grow St., CPD • Forgery, West St., CPD • Medical, Ga. More...

Living & Style

‘Burlesque’

"Burlesque" is a glitzy, diva- laden musical that opens on Ali (played by songstress, Christina Aguilera), an Iowa waitress with ambitions (not to mention an other worldly voice) that far exceed her small town confines. More...

Nursing Home News

Residents enjoyed their week last week with many, many activities.   Sunday we enjoyed the members from Mt. Olive coming and sharing with us.   More...

Just the right gift for her

submitted by Jack Warner   Pocket Taser Stun Gun, a great gift for the wife. A guy who purchased his lovely wife a pocket taser for their anniversary submitted this:   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The American Dream is UnAmerican

There is a saying by an English poet, Alexander Pope, "Fools rush in where angels fear to tread."   Don't know why, but this came to mind as I started this scribbling. More...

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A Brighter Holiday Season

You never know how people will react to adversity. Opinion polls show that a majority of Americans are anxious, angry or desperate over the state of the economy. More...

Enjoying life at 102

Ms. Ruther Jernigan don’t kick her heels as high as she used to, but she is still enjoying life one day at a time. More...

Unemployment up and down, but

Colquitt folks keep helping themselves

The Georgia Department of Labor's preliminary figures for starting with October 2010, Miller County is the lowest in Southwest Georgia with 6.2 percent.   More...

Man arrested for dog killing, under age consumption and obstruction of officer

Miller County Sheriff officers arrested a suspect November 20, at 6:06 p.m. after a dog was found shot on the boardwalk in Spring Creek Park.   When the officers were investigating the incident, suspect, Shane T. More...

Religion

‘Multiplication’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   I like peas. I enjoy both growing them and eating them, and I like to try different varieties. More...

Seed from the Sower

Luke 2:11 is an ocean of thought in a drop of words. It begins with you and it ends with the Lord.   It’s personal: “Unto you is born…” It opened my eyes to the love of God and my heart to the God of love.   More...

A good story for Christmas time

submitted by Robert Clark   Psalm 55:22 “Friends are God's way of taking care of us.”   This was written by a metro Denver hospice physician:   More...

School & Sports

Ten inducted into National Technical Honor Society at BC

Ten Bainbridge College (BC) students earned the distinction of being inducted into the local chapter of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). More...

Thunderstorm safety is up to you

(ATLANTA) -- Thunderstorms affect relatively small areas when compared with hurricanes and winter storms. More...

BACKROADS AND BObTAILS

A Misguided Guide to Guides

I get a lot of phone calls and emails from readers asking my advice on booking a fishing guide.   “What makes a good guide and how do you know if one is good or bad before it’s too late?” is one of the most common queries. More...

Obituaries

SIDNEY WHITAKER

Mr. Sidney Whitaker, age 91, of Colquitt died Thursday, November 25, 2010, at Miller County Hospital.   Graveside services were held Saturday, November 27, at 11:00 a.m. at Gordon Cemetery with Rev. Rollin Rathel officiating.   Mr. More...

BOBBY BARFIELD

Mr. Bobby Gene Barfield, age 71, of Bainbridge died Saturday, November 20, 2010, at Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge.   Graveside services were held Friday, November 26, at 2:00 p.m. at Roselawn Garden Cemetery in Bainbridge. More...

LOUISE FLOYD

Mrs. Louise Cheshire Floyd, age 76, of Tallahassee, FL, passed away, Monday, November 15, 2010, at Consulate Health Care in Tallahassee, FL.   More...