April 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Killer storm cuts across Georgia

A storm came through Southwest Georgia early Tuesday morning, April 5, with high winds, rain, hail, leaving thousands without power for over 12 hours.  More...

Community

Marijuana in the park

On Tuesday, March 29, at approximately 11:57 a.m., Miller County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Shane Rathel received an anonymous call in reference to two white males on a white vehicle parked at Spring Creek Park at the board walk.  T More...

Most Injuries Are Preventable

Southwest Health District urges Decatur County residents to take action against injuries in the home.  Preventable injuries rank among the top 10 causes of death for people of all ages - yet simple steps can make homes, schools and workplaces sa More...

Gentle thoughts for today

•Birds of a feather flock together . . . .and then mess on your car.  •A penny saved is a government oversight. More...

School & Sports

Three Bainbridge College Honor Societies Induct Members

Three honor societies at Bainbridge College inducted their respective members in a collaborative ceremony in the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center on the main campus.  More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

HAPPY HAPPEN-STANCE

Sometimes it’s all about happenstance, simply being in the right place at the right time. That’s just as true when it comes to outdoor life as it is in any other endeavor. More...

Miller County’s All Region 1-A Team Selection

Recently, coaches from Region 1-A areas came together to select the All-Region 2011 Basketball Team. It is an honor to announce that Miller County had four athletes chosen.  More...

Obituaries

WILLIE JOE WILKIN

Mr. Joe Wilkin, age 82, of Colquitt died Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at Calhoun Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, April 1, at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. David Thompson and Dr. More...

ASHLEY LYNETTE PHILLIPS WYNN

Mrs. Ashley Phillips Wynn, age 23, of Colquitt died Friday, April 1, 2011.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 5, at 3:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Hoyt Donley officiating. More...

MAMIE DELL CANNON BRIDGES

Mrs. Mamie Dell Cannon Bridges, age 90, of Donalsonville passed away March 27, 2011 at Seminole Manor Nursing Home.  Funeral services for Mrs. Bridges were held Tuesday, March 29, at 11: 00 a. m. More...

Relay for Life a great success

If you missed this year’s Colquitt Relay for Life, you missed an evening of emotions, fun, entertainment, and fund-raising. Most of all you missed seeing old friends and meeting new ones.  More...

Second Saturday Market Days set for this Saturday

The second Second Saturday Market Days will take place again this Saturday, April 9.  The March event was very successful for the vendors and the merchants. More...

Sweet, new business opens here

A large crowd of family, friends and well-wishers were at the official ribboncutting of Creative Confections by Andrea last Saturday, April 2, 2011. More...

Religion

‘Unshakable Truth . . .’

Inspiration

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

Pastor’s Viewpoint

Pastor’s Viewpoint is written by Buddy Whatley (cbwhatley@hotmail.com), a retired pastor living in Lakemont and Ochlocknee, Georgia and working with the Navajo Mission Team.  I’d been to a church meeting in Bainbridge and was on my w More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITYREPORTS More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS Driving Under Influence  More...

MILLER-BAKER E 911 CALLS

April 1 Wallace Dr., CPD, Domestic; Taylor St., CPD, MEMS, Medical; W. More...

Living & Style

Roberts, Crum to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Leroy W. Roberts III of Donalsonville, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Leigh Roberts of Donalsonville, to Timothy Allan Crum of Cottonwood, Alabama. More...

Davenport, Walters to wed

Peggy Davenport and Richard Davenport would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Davenport of Bainbridge, to Alvin Walters of Fountain, FL.  The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Bainbridge High School and the mother of Ja More...

Tom's bike wreck

The pastor asked if anyone in the congregation would like to express praise for answered prayers.  Suzie Smith stood and walked to the podium. She said, "I have a praise. More...

Opinion

Picture of the Past

An Easter Egg Hunt at Colquitt Methodist Church several years ago. More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A good man gone, but not forgotten

I wasn't going to write about losing one of my older friends last week, but this one was a bit different.  Joe Wilkin and " ye scribe" go way, way back. Joe had me by seven years, but never used his age difference in our friendship. More...

Bad News

If you thought your business had problems, consider this: things are so bad in the newspaper industry that a former New Hampshire journalist is going to jail for being a part-time pimp.  Insiders should have seen this one coming.  Not so ve More...