March 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Musician Heath McNease releases new collection

Riding the momentum of his most recent double disc release, “The Gun Show” and “Shine On”, Heath Mc- Nease is back again less than eight months later with a brand new collection of singer/songwriter material. More...

Gas high and rising

So, when you peel out $3.00 to $4.00 (even more at times) for a gallon of gas, just why does it cost so much? More...

Community

Miller County continues to take stand against tobacco

Public areas in Miller County where smoking and smokeless tobacco are allowed are becoming few and far between, and community leaders who have taken a stand against tobacco use for the better health of their community were saluted recently before the More...

Grant chosen as outstanding student

Grant Darley, a fourth-grade student at John Johnson Elementary School, was selected by the Kiwanis Club as his school’s Outstanding Student. The selection is based on achievement test scores. Darley is the son of Stephanie and Alan Darley. More...

Ronald Reagan-A Man Among Men

I miss this patriot and his kind heart and passion for his government and people. More...

School & Sports

Backroads and Bobtails

Worry-Free Watching

My old friend Jack Wingate once remarked, “A man ain’t got no worries when he’s watchin’ a cork.”  Well, that might not be an exact quote, but it’s close. Close enough to avoid court, anyhow. More...

MCES holds jump rope for heart

Coach Robert Melton and Miller County Elementary School recently teamed up together and participated in Jump Rope for Heart. The total raised was $5,563.48. The fourth grade was the class who raised the most with $2,201.75. More...

Mother's milksubmitted

Students in an advanced biology class were taking their mid-term exam.  The last question was, “Name seven advantages of Mother's Milk,” worth 70 points or none at all.  One student, in particular, was hard put, to think of seve More...

Obituaries

RUBY MAE WHITE KELLEY

Mrs. Ruby Mae White Kelley, age 99, of Donalsonville passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2011, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home.  More...

PRISCILLA DENISE WHITTAKER

Mrs. Priscilla “Prissy” Denise Whittaker, age 40, of Bainbridge passed away Friday, February 25, 2011, at Archbold Medical Center in Thomasville. More...

JAMES R. “JIM” HARRELL

Mr. James R. “Jim” Harrell, age 81, of Bainbridge, passed away Saturday, February 26, 2011, at Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.  The funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. More...

Victoria Newberry named STAR Student at MCHS

Tracy Pickle, vice-president of Ameris Bank of Colquitt, is pleased to announce that Victoria Newberry has been named 2011 PAGE STAR Student for Miller County High School. Ameris Bank is the local sponsor of the Miller County STAR program. More...

World Day of Prayer to be celebrated Friday

COLQUITT - Men, women and children in nearly 200 countries will come together on Friday, March 4, 2011, to celebrate World Day of Prayer.  The observance will begin at sunrise in the Pacific region and follow the sun around the globe.  More...

Grand jury returns 88 true bills

In the 2011 February term of the Miller County Grand Jury calendar, the following true bills were made as well as the no bills:  David Dewayne Mackey, manufacture of marijuana, true billed.  Dorothy Pearl Bullard, possession of marijuana wi More...

Religion

‘Hard Questions’

Inspiration

Life sometimes invites some hard questions, quite often when we least expect them. I had a vivid reminder of that reality last week as sat at my office desk at home.  More...

Amazing Data on Moses

This is almost overwhelming when you think about it. More...

Why go to church?

If you're spiritually alive, you're going to love this!  If you're spiritually dead, you won't want to read it.  If you're spiritually curious, there is still hope!  Why Go To Church?  More...

Public Safety

Police Department Reports

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

miller-baker E 911 calls

February 24 Hwy. 37 at Bridge, NPD, Traffic Stop; Wildfair Rd., BSO, Domestic; Hwy. 37 atBridge,NPD,Traffic Stop; Hwy. More...

Living & Style

Senior Center enjoys Valentine’s Day; queen and king crowned

The Senior Center held its annual Valentine’s Day party on Monday, February 14. More...

Miss Donalson to wed Mr. Ivey

David and Brenda Donalson of Bainbridge announce the engagement of their daughter, Jana Dee Donalson of Bainbridge, to Richard Fain Ivey Jr., son of Dick and Diane Ivey, also of Bainbridge.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Ralph More...

Library News

Mix and Mash at  Your Library  More...

Opinion

Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The blooming tree- one day at a time

This has been a wonderful week. None of us had an appointment with a doctor, and if we could have ordered the weather, there is no way it could have been better.  More...

Low Tide

After World War II, most of my father’s family fanned out across America looking for job opportunities that didn’t exist back home on the farm.  More...