December 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Best of best, getting better

The Colquitt/Miller Emergency Services held their annual Christmas Banquet on Tuesday, December 14, 2010, at Em- erald Lake Resort.   More...

Community

Bryant named Manager of Clinical Practice

Inc., the nation’s largest comprehensive provider of home health services, recently announced the appointment of Lawante Bryant as manager of clinical practice of its Bainbridge office, serving referral sources and patients in Seminole, Miller, More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Two suspects walked through the door of a Carter Street home, put a gun to the woman’s head and demanded money on Wednesday evening. More...

The teacher

by Tom Benefield   Having served his time with the Marine Corps, a man became a school teacher and before school started he injured his back. He was required to wear a plaster cast around the upper part of his body. More...

School & Sports

Paramedic Students of BC’s Second Cohort Earn Certificates

With a first-time pass rate at 14 percent above the national average on their national licensure exam, the students in the second cohort of the Bainbridge College (BC) Paramedic Technology Program serve as a reminder of the quality education availab More...

Seminole Ramlins

December 16th was the anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, we had 3 men in that battle and all of them came home. More...

First deer

First   Tristan Spence, 13, killed his first deer on Friday, December 17, 2010.   Tristan is shown here with one of his hunting buddies, Robert Eldridge, with deer the four point buck that weighed 150 pounds. More...

Obituaries

THOMAS CALVIN SHEPARD

Graveside services were held for Thomas Calvin “Cal” Shepard, December 8, 2010, at Rose Hill Cemetery in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Mr. Shepard passed away December 7, at St. Mary’s hospital in Ardmore, OK. More...

DEBRA FOUNTAIN

Ms. Debra Fountain, age 45, of Colquitt passed away December 17, 2010, at Miller County Hospital.   Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 22, at 1:00 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Freewill Baptist Church. More...

Dr. Turner W. Rentz

Dr. Turner W. Rentz, 88, of Colquitt, passed away Monday, December 20, 2010, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral arrangements are not known at the time of this publication. An obituary will be in the next edition. More...

GSP and Toys for Tots make Christmas brighter

Trooper David Fretwell shows some of the toys collected and brought to Georgia State Patrol Post 14 in Colquitt.   Trooper David Fretwell was coordinator for this GSP Post in cooperation with U.S. Marines Toys for Tots campaign.   More...

Editor Terry Toole celebrates 75 years

“What a long, strange trip it’s been.” This famous line from the Grateful Dead may apply to the lives of many, but for septuagenarian Terry Toole it is dead on the mark. More...

Religion

Seeds from the Sower••

A golfer had lost his ball, and he turned to his caddie, shouting angrily, “Why didn’t you watch where it went?”   “Sir,” said the boy, “it don’t usually go anywhere, so it took me by surprise.” More...

‘What’s In Those Boxes’

Inspiration

I remember it well. It was Christmas 1988 in Elberton, Georgia. More...

The Christmas Pageant

by Rick Little   My husband and I had been happily married (most of the time) for five years but hadn't been blessed with a baby. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS December 10 800C Traffic stop, 3x • Three verbal warnings • Work basketball game More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

INCIDENT   REPORTS   Theft by taking On December 13, 2010, Mr. Carl Long Jr. of Colquitt called and reported that someone had stolen the wire off of one of his irrigation systems on Hwy. 27 North. More...

MILLER-BAKER E 911 CALLS

December 13 Hwy. 91, NPD, Out with vehicle/subject; Pine St., CPD, Possible Break-In; Baker County High School, NPD, Unruly Juvenile; Mayhaw Rd., MSO, Unlock Vehicle; Hwy. 27 South, CPD, Traffic Stop; Hwy. 27 South at Miller/ Decatur Co. More...

Living & Style

Welcome, AnnaReese Lamb!

Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Lamb of Soperton announce the birth of their second daughter, Anna- Reese Kay Lamb, on Monday, May 3, 2010.   More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Holiday Closing   More...

Did you know?

submitted by Berta Ulm   •Did you know that drinking two glasses of Gatorade can relieve headache pain almost immediately-without the unpleasant side effects caused by traditional pain relievers? More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Perspective is wonderful! It's a miracle.

As we come to this blessed season of the year, more than ever before, I think about how it could have ended. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Congress Claus

Right now, people are trying to squeeze as many Christmas presents as possible out of a paycheck that’s shrinking faster than Congress’ credibility. And they’re not just buying gifts for loved ones.   More...