March 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Donation helps Miller Nursing Home residents

COLQUITT, Ga. (March 15, 2012) – For seniors in Miller County, the Miller County Nursing Home provides more than just a care center; it provides a glimmer of hope. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Two former Decatur County Public Works employees were arrested last Friday and charged with illegally giving tobacco and marijuana to state inmates, according to the sheriff’s office.  Richard George Hill, 50, of 2681 Spring C More...

Milton Phillips celebrates 80th

Sunday, March 11, the home of Danny and Dawn Shepard was the setting for the 80th birthday reception for Milton Phillips, also known to many of his friends as “Deacon.”  More...

ConsumerQ

Georgia Dept. of Agriculture

Q: What is a hoop house? I heard a farmer say he used one to grow lettuce.  A: A hoop house is a greenhouse with a plastic covering wrapped over metal or PVC piping. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 9 800F Med. call, Pine St. • Unlock Auto, Police Department • Disturbance call, Hardee’s • Escort, Kangaroo • Disturbance call, Bremond St. • Noise Complaint, Perry St. More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 1 799N Transport to Macon  March 7 707 Security Checks • Paper served x3 • Traffic stops x2 •Assist farmers with equipment • Vehicle accident, Three Notch Rd. More...

Living & Style

Calhoun celebrates first birthday

Landon Calhoun Richardson turned one year old on February 24.  He celebrated with a Barnyard Party at his home.  Calhoun is the son of Chad and Lacey Richardson of Colquitt. More...

Summer weddings: Do’s and don’ts

Do provide heat relief. No matter how much you love the sun, your guests will probably want a few ways to escape the heat. More...

English ‘ain't’ all that easy

You think English is easy?  1) The bandage was wound around the wound.  2) The farm was used to produce produce.  3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.  4) We must polish the Polish furniture.  5) He coul More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's working, and we are to blame! Change!

I hate to break it to you, but we have been had, all of us.  President Obama and his bosses in Chicago's plan for the U.S.A. is working. More...

Thoughts from the Sandhills

When someone rows across the Atlantic, conquers Everest, or runs seven marathons in seven days, he is admired across the world. Our lives are gladdened by the achievement, and we feel that that person has done something great. More...

It's hot, and they're back

Don't know if you have noticed, but this heatbreaking March weather reminds some of us of mid July.  With spring just arriving last Tuesday, the National Weather Service announced 577 warm temperature records broken last Wednesday, March 14. More...

Miller BOE Atlanta bound, again

The entire Miller County Board of Education was called back to Atlanta last Tuesday, March 20, 2012, to meet with the State Board of Education. More...

Ms. Rice new artistic director for Cotton Hall

Haley Rice is the new artistic director for Cotton Hall and the Colquitt/ Miller Arts Council.  More...

Religion

Just Adjust

Inspiration

I try to begin each day with some plans and goals in mind. More...

God’s Work Ministry Inspirational and Encouragement

Dear Friend,  More...

The 57 cent church

A little girl stood near a small church from which she had been turned away because it was “too crowded.”  “I can’t go to Sunday School,” she sobbed to the pastor as he walked by.  More...

School & Sports

MCMS competes in bridge building

Saturday, February 25, 2012, the Miller County Middle School Bridge Building team travelled once again to Albany State University to compete in the Southwest Georgia regional model bridge building competition. More...

Bainbridge College hosting visitation day March 24

Bainbridge College will be opening its doors on Saturday, March 24, to high school seniors and their parents.  From 10 a.m. More...

A few evaluations

I can’t swear this is true, but I have no reason to doubt it! Seems pretty accurate to me. More...

Obituaries

MARVIN RENTZ

November 1, 1924 - March 15, 2012  Marvin Rentz, 87, of Brinson, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2012.  More...

BRYANT LESTER HEARD

Mr. Bryant Lester Heard, age 81, of Thomaston died Thursday, March 15, 2012, at Providence Health Care.  Funeral services were held Sunday, March 18, at 3:00 p.m. More...

MARTHA JEAN JORDAN

Mrs. Martha Jean Jordan, age 77, of Blakely died Thursday, March 1, 2012, at SAMC in Dotham, AL.  Funeral services were held Sunday, March 4, at 3 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Sterling Jones and Rev. Matt Bonnette officiating. More...

Health

The 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease

Few families are fortunate enough to say they have not been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. More...

Rising Rate of C-Sections May Be Bad Trend for Baby ... and Mom

Cesarean sections used to be the last resort of doctors when a traditional delivery proved unsuccessful. More...