September 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Driver leaves scene of accident

On September 7, 2011, Rachel Maxine McMillan of Brinson, driving a 2001 Mazda 626, was travelling in a turn lane facing south on Hwy. 91, when she pulled her vehicle into the south bound lane in front of Jennifer Lynn Hodges of Donalsonville.  More...

Community

Officers share tips with Beta Sigma Phi Sorority members

What do I do if an unmarked car tries to stop me? Do I need a permit to keep a gun in my car? Where is the best place to park at the mall? Does pepper spray really work? More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Celebrate Library Card  Sign-Up Month!  More...

State trooper checking

A Georgia State Trooper is patrolling late at night off the main highway. He sees a couple in a car, with the interior light brightly glowing.  He carefully approaches the car to get a closer look. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Pros and Cons of Body Art

I once took a rather lengthy fall from a tree stand. More...

MCHS FFA NEWS

Our FFA land judging team has been hard at work these past few weeks.  More...

Warriors win big against Patriots

The SGA Warriors rolled to a 48-0 win against RSS Friday night. The game started with SGA taking the opening kickoff deep into Patriot territory, but the drive stalled. The next Warrior possession also stalled with no points. More...

Obituaries

MARY JEAN ROBERTSON GEER HARRELL

Mary Jean Robertson Geer Harrell, age 78, of Bainbridge passed away Friday, September 2, 2011, at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 4:00 p.m. More...

BILLY JOE CHAPMAN

Mr. Billy Joe Chapman, age 70, of Colquitt died Friday, September 9, 2011, at Phoebe Putney Hospital.  Funeral services were held Sunday, September 11, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Cory Thomas officiating. More...

RUTH VIRGINIA MYERS HEARD

Ruth Virginia Myers Heard, age 85, of Bainbridge passed away Sunday, September 4, 2011, at Memorial Manor Nursing Home.  Graveside services were held at 3:00 p.m. More...

Press photographer, BOE member ejected from game, again

This is the second week in succession that the Miller County Superintendent of Schools has gone onto a field in another county or state to have a press photographer ejected from the sideline.  More...

City of Colquitt calls election to be open for candidacy

In last week’s edition it was thought that a city election was coming up, but no notice of the city election could be found.  A notice was published concerning the amount for qualifying fees back in January 2011. More...

Tire thieves strike again in Damascus

Damascus- Reports came in early Monday morning that Damascus Police Department police car was sitting on block when the officer came to work Monday morning.  The thieves had taken the tires and rims from the police vehicle just as had been done More...

Gas prices high, rising, here

It’s good that Labor Day is over. Gas prices seemed to go down, until a holiday for some. More...

Religion

‘Fixing the Bobble Head, Pigs and Dogs’

Inspiration

Have you ever paused and considered how you will be remembered after your life is over?  More...

Laymen’s 10 commandments

1. Prayer is not a "spare wheel" that you pull out when in trouble, but it is a "steering wheel" that directs the right path throughout.  2. ACar's WINDSHIELD is so large and the Rear view Mirror is so small? More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

COLQUITT SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

MILLER-BAKER E 911 CALLS

September 10 Hwy. 91 at Clear Lake Rd., NPD, Traffic Stop; W. Crawford St., CPD, Escort; Hwy. 27, CPD, Traffic Stop; Hwy. 91 at PD, NPD, Traffic Stop; Hwy. 27 at Bridge, CPD, Traffic Stop; Hwy. 91 at Dollar General, NPD, Traffic Stop; Hwy. More...

Living & Style

Miss Williams to wed Mr. Bush

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin “Al” Williams of Bluffton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, April Nicole Williams, to Isaac Taylor Bush of Colquitt. Mr. More...

Nursing Home News

We have been enjoying the cooler weather we have had over the past week and trying to spend a little more time outside when able. Monday morning we enjoyed our weekly Bible study, and we enjoyed the movie “Soul Surfer” in the afternoon. More...

Cox, Spurlock to exchange vows

Steven Gause, Hannah Cox and Tyler Cox, are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their mother, Debbie Burke Cox of Colquitt, to Buddy Spurlock of Arlington.  The ceremony will take place on St. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Unfortunate ‘ain't’ the word for it!

The stupidity of the outof town and out-of-state sideline controversies continues for the spectators and our youth.  The word "unfortunate" used by the Miller County SuperintendentofSchools, RobertMcIntosh,mightbe the wrong word.  More...

Emails to the Editor

Sept 10, 2011, at 8:31 AM, Robert McIntosh wrote:  Terry,  More...