March 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Walking for Waver

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. ~Eleanor Roosevelt More...

Questions flow on school decisions

The past two Miller County Board of Education meetings have questions flowing and “they say” running wild.  According to Superintendent Robert McIntosh, the regular BOE meeting on Monday March 14, and at a special called meeting on F More...

Miller Co. EMA Urges Individuals to Sign Up for the CodeRED

The Miller County Emergency Management Agency will be utilizing the CodeRED Emergency Notification System on March 29th, 2011 to call the entire community.  The calls will be in the MORNING and will continue until the entire database has been at More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - An Attapulgus man was stabbed to death at approximately 12 a.m. More...

Community

Georgia’s unemployment down slightly

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined slightly to 10.2 percent in February, down one-tenth of a percentage point, from a revised 10.3 percent in January. More...

Dog Fighting/Property Seizures

The multitude of arrests made last week for conspiracy to distribute cocaine over five kilograms is only part of the story. More...

Remembering interment of Jefferson Davis

"Nothing fills me with deeper sadness than to see a Southern man apologizing for the defense we made of our inheritance. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Fishing: Where and How Don’t Matter

It is well documented that I harbor a powerful fondness for trout fishing in the Southern Appalachians. More...

Seminole Ramlins

What a great week for the Fisherman, loads of Bass were taken most days this week except one day when the water fell so fast, it kept their mouths shut. Caleb Crews and Dominic Crews were here with the Baker Co. Bassmasters. More...

A tip from grandma-----------

Grandma and Grandpa were visiting their kids overnight.  When Grandpa found a bottle of Viagra in his son's medicine cabinet, he asked about using one of the pills.  The son said, "I don't think you should take one Dad; they're very strong More...

Obituaries

WILLIAM EDGER SIMS

Mr. William Edger Sims, age 60, of Colquitt who passed away Thursday, March 17, 2011 at his home in Colquitt.  A memorial service for Mr. Sims was held on Monday, March 21, at 3:00 p.m. More...

WILLIE C. SMITH

Mr. Willie C. “ Bill” Smith, age 81, of Bainbridge and formerly of Donalsonville passed away Monday evening, March 14, 2011 at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital.  Graveside services were held Friday, March 18, at 11:00 a.m. More...

REV. KEN GANNOUS

Rev. Ken Gainous, age 65, of Bainbridge passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 18 at Faceville Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Johns, Mr. Russ Rodgers, and Rev. More...

Space Camp to start back at MCMS

Space Camp Scholarships was the program topic at last week’s Colquitt Lion’s Club meeting Wednesday, March 16.  More...

Liquor by the drink fails in city

The Special Election to determine if the Colquitt City Council could issue liquor licences inside the city limits to pour by the drink in restaurants and bars was called.  The City of Colquitt has only one legal liquor selling license establishm More...

Survivor's breakfast opens Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life held a survivor breakfast Thursday, March 17 at Moby Dick. More...

MCES Chorus receives superior ratings

The Miller County Elementary School Chorus attended the Large Group Performance Evaluation in Tifton on Wednesday, March 9, 2011. More...

A Prime Opportunity for Citizens to Join In the Fight Against Crime

As Sheriff of Miller County, I would like to discuss an issue very close to each of us — crime prevention. My office is committed to making our neighborhoods safer places to live. More...

Miller County Hospital Earns Quality Respiratory Care Recognition

Miller County Hospital has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition ( QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informal decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals.  Ab More...

Religion

“Scared to Get Dirty?”

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville AG)  I have been enjoying our weather tremendously in recent days. More...

Seeds From the Sower

Three-year-old Carla was helping her mother deliver newspapers.  “Let me do one,” she begged.  So the mother drove her pickup to a box on Carla’s side, and Carla leaned out of the window. More...

Dealing with my recent drug problem

It all began for me about four months ago. I was busy with my work when the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage came and interrupted me.  Really, I do not mind interruptions. More...

Public Safety

Suspects caught with stolen furniture

On March 9th 2011, two suspects were questioned at the Miller County Sheriffs Office in reference to theft that had occurred in Miller County in September of 2010. Bobby Earl Ellison Jr. More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY  REPORTS  March 13 799N Routine county patrol • Juvenile on 91 after 11:00 p.m. • Assisted Lt. Cox on loud party call on Hayworth Road  More...

Living & Style

LIBRARY NEWS

First Tuesday Book Club   More...

Kelley, Griffin to wed Saturday

Mandy Kelley and Michael Griffin have completed the plans for their wedding.  The bride is the daughter of Marianne and John Edward Wells and Sherrie and Brian Kelley. More...

Miss Louise celebrates 96th birthday March 20

Mrs. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The public has a right to know-

It’s time to take stock of what we have, get someone that is for the people to run, and make a gallant effort to elect some new officers, from the very highest to the very lowest.  More...

Labor Pains

Because I have a grandson who will be educated in America’s Dairyland, I watched the recent dispute between Governor Scott Walker and the Wisconsin teacher’s union with more than casual interest.  Only one thing was clear: the fuss h More...