January 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Things are getting tough

'What's in your water?'

Sunday morning, January 16, at around 9: 30 a.m., a friend called to see if I wanted a story and take a photo. More...

Dykes donates hair to Locks of Love

Hailey Dykes is the 6-year-old daughter of Phillip Dykes of Colquitt. She is shown after getting more than 10 inches of her hair cut. She is donating her hair to the Locks of Love. More...

Community

Rep. Greene to serve as vice chair of State Institutions and Property

Speaker David Ralston of the Georgia House of Representatives has announced the appointment of Representative Gerald Greene District 149, to serve as vice chair of State Institutions and Property. More...

Colquitt Garden Club meets

“Birdhouses” was the topic at the regular meeting of the Colquitt Garden Club at the Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce on January 4, 2011.  More...

Dis N Dat for older folks

A row of bottles on my shelf caused me to analyze myself.  One yellow pill I have to pop goes to my heart, so it won't stop.  A little white one that I take goes to my hands, so they won't shake.  The blue ones that I use a lot, tell m More...

School & Sports

Miller County Basketball Highlights

The 2011 new year came in with a lot of excitement for boys and girls’ basketball teams as they started off their new year over in Mitchell County facing the Lady Eagles and Eagles on January 7. More...

Region 1-A All Region Team Selections

Recently, coaches came together and selected the 2010 All Region Team for football.  It is an honor to be able to announce that Miller County has produced some fine athletes this past season.  More...

MCES announces second nine weeks honor roll

1st Grade: Principal’s Honor Roll Brooklyn Burgess, Tonia Cogland, Connor Horne, Kobe King, Makayla McMullen, Lyric Moore, Summer Murkerson, Ellaina Phillips, Lily Sheffield, Zara White  More...

Donalsonville News changes hands

While talking to the former publisher/editor, Waldo “Bo” McLeod last week, he was telling me of the transfer of his beloved Donalsonville News to Dan Ponder and crew.  More...

Harry Davis receives Emeritus standing

Mr. Harry Davis, a retired educator, has received emeritus membership in the Georgia Retired Educators Association and in the Miller County Retired Educators Association.  More...

One Last Look Back for 2010

As the year 2011 begins, some of the news of 2010 is now history. More...

Religion

‘Nourishment that Sustains’

Inspiration

In my endeavors to minister to people during their times of sickness, grief and hardships, it is not uncommon for me to come away enriched by them through the things they say, the attitudes they display and the gratitude they convey. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS More...

Sheriff Department Reports

INCIDENT REPORTS   Arrest Made  On January 12, 2011, James Adrian Mason, of Babcock Rd., Colquitt, was arrested on fraud with a financial transaction card. Investigator Ken Kirkland was the arresting officer.  Arrest Made  More...

miller-baker E 911 calls

January 12 Davis Town Rd., MSO, Suspicious Vehicle/ Person; Drennon Lane, BSO, Prowler; Tennille Road, BEMS, Medical; Clear Lake Rd., BEMS, Medical; Hwy. 91 North, MSO, MEMS, Medical; Hwy. More...

Obituaries

Peggy Joyce Daniels

Mrs. Peggy Daniels, age 76, of Colquitt died Tuesday, January 11, 2011, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Thursday, January 13, at 2: 00 p. m. at Mothers Home Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Benjamin Miller officiating. More...

Lena Runnels

Mrs. Lena Runnels, age 90, of Colquitt died Tuesday, January 11, 2011, at Miller Nursing Home. Graveside funeral services were held Friday, January 14, at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt City Cemetery with Rev. Kent Barwick officiating. Mrs. More...

ROGER DALE WILLIAMS

Mr. Roger Dale Williams, age 58, of Colquitt passed away Friday, January. 7, 2011, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. Funeral services were held on Sunday, January 9, at 3:00 p.m. at New Home Freewill Baptist Church in Colquitt. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The bottom of the barrel has been hit!

A past U.S. President and a greatAmerican once said, "The top priority of the federal government is the safety of this country."  More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Hitting all the right notes

I rarely see eye-to-eye with President Obama and haven’t been shy about airing our differences and expressing my disappointment with his performance.  But when he gets it right, I’m glad to acknowledge that, too. More...