February 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Two arrests made on marijuana possession

On February 20, 2011, Police Officer Charles Griffin was out speaking with Captain Dan Stone at the Rite Aid parking lot.  As Captain Stone and Officer Griffin were speaking, Griffin began to hear music approaching the location in the distance.& More...

Community

Henley portrays role in ‘Steel Magnolias’

Victoria Henley invites you to the Monticello Opera House’s performance of “Steel Magnolias” in which she will portray the role of Annelle.  More...

Miller County Hospital on Honor Roll for five

Miller County Hospital has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability ( PHA) Quality Honor Roll. More...

Colquitt is a RAS Community

In 2008, the City of Colquitt began a large undertaking to revitalize an area of the City that had fallen into decline. More...

School & Sports

MCES Citizens of the month for January

Miller County Elementary School is pleased to honor the Good Citizens of the Month for January. These children were nominated by their teachers to receive this honor. More...

Local students receive Georgia Southwestern scholarships

The following local Georgia Southwestern State University students have been recognized for receiving scholarships for the 2010-11 academic year.  Laura Leigh Bell has re- ceived the Francis Wood Wilson Scholarship. More...

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

The season is starting out with a bang! This past Sunday, Crooked Oak recorded 110 full rounds of golf! That is a record for the month of February. It was great to see everyone after this cold winter. More...

Obituaries

SAMUEL EUGENE (GENE) EDMUNDS

Samuel Eugene (Gene) Edmunds, age 72, of Albany, died February 15, 2011, at Willson Hospice House.  Funeral services were held Thursday, February 17, at 10:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. More...

LENORA “POLLY” POWELL

Lenora "Polly" McGalliard Powell, 75, of Colquitt, died Thursday, February 17, 2011, at Magnolia Manor South in Moultrie.  Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 20, at Fellowship Baptist Church with Rev. More...

BOBBY WAYNE HEARD

Bobby Wayne Heard, 73, of Newton, died Thursday, February 16, 2011, at Palmyra Medical Center in Albany.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 19, at Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Lewis officiating. More...

Agriculture

Brandon Mathis competes in lawnmower operations contest

Miller County FFA member Brandon Mathis competed in the Area 5 Lawnmower Operations and Maintenance contest on Tuesday, February 1, at ABAC in Tifton.  The contest consisted of three parts: 1) driving mower through obstacle course. More...

The Official Dress Code for FFA

Official Dress  As FFA members, we have the opportunity to impact many people who may or may not be familiar with the organization: Community residents, businessmen and women, FFA sponsors, guests, parents, etc.  More...

The FFA Creed

I believe in the future of agricul- ture, with a faith born not of words but of deeds - achievements won by the present and past generations of agriculturists; in the promise of better days through better ways, even as the better things we now enjoy More...

Miller FFA Archery Team Wins 2011 State Title

On Friday, February 11, the 22 students of the Miller County FFA Archery Team traveled to Perry to compete in the National Archery in the Schools Program State Competition against nearly 800 more students from 37 teams from school systems of Georgia. More...

National FFA week observed

The National FFA Organization is celebrating National FFA Week February 19-26, 2011.  "Infinite Potential" is the theme this year and members are encouraged to envision, discover and achieve their potential within their communities. More...

Sizzling Dawg Shack holds ribbon cutting

Another ribbon cutting was held last Friday, February 18, at 11:00 a.m.  The Sizzling Dawg Shack officially cut the ribbon for their new business, which has already been open for a few weeks.  More...

Religion

“Schedule Check”

Inspiration

( Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)  More...

Public Safety

Police Department Reports

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

Sheriff Department Reports

INCIDENT REPORTS   Accident  On February 12, 2011, Arthur Lee Hopson Jr. of Colquitt, driving a 2005 Pontiac Grand AM SE, was traveling south, on Ga. Hwy. 27 South of Colquitt, when a deer entered the pathway. Mr. More...

miller-baker E 911 calls

February 19 W. Crawford St., CPD, Escort; Hwy. 91 at Petro, NPD, Traffic Stop; Hwy . 37 at Grace Miller Rd., NPD, Traffic Stop; Crawford St. at Bridge, CPD, Traffic Stop; Hwy. 37 at Bridge, NPD, Traffic Stop; Hwy. More...

Living & Style

Miller, Cook to speak vows

Rylan Cook is proud to announce the engagement of his mother, Casey Miller, to his father, Joshua ( Cookie) Cook.  Casey is the daughter of Tammy Williams of Colquitt and Benny Miller of Iron City.  Joshua is the son of Milly and Greg Gilbo More...

Wedding Etiquette •Dos and Don’ts•

INVITATION  PROBLEMS  If you don’t want children at your wedding, you have two options:  When addressing your invitations, leave the children’s names off it and also don’t mention them in the invitation.  More...

Miss Jeter to wed Mr. Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Jeter of Bainbridge are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jenna Ann Jeter, to Skylar Stahlmann Smith of Bainbridge. Skylar is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Me and mine vote ‘No’ on liquor by the drink

"Fools rush in where angels fear to tread."  I guess that old saying pertaining to things such as this would apply to me, since I am definitely not an angel.  More...

No place to hide

On February 3, music lovers around the world paused to remember the death of rock and roller Buddy Holly, who perished in a 1959 plane crash that also took the lives of Richie Valens and J.P. Richardson, better known as the Big Bopper.  More...