April 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

One charged with possession

On Saturday, March 31, 2012, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Sheriff Buddy Glass and Investigator B.J. Josey of the Miller County Sheriff’s Department and Colquitt Police officers detained a suspect at Star Motel on U.S. Highway 27.  More...

Ms. Louise celebrates 97 years

Mrs. Louise Richardson celebrated her 97th birthday on Tuesday, March 20, 2012.  In honor of this occasion, Mrs. Richardson was treated to lunch with her children on Sunday, March 25, at her home.  More...

Community

Rowena’s Mr. Charlie honored

Charles T. Davis Sr. of Rowena — “Mr. Charlie” — was named 2012 Agricultural Producer of the Year at Friday’s Farmer Appreciation Breakfast at the Birdsong Warehouse. After recapping his life in agriculture, Mr. More...

Relay for Life holds Purple Passion Party

The Miller County Relay For Life held a Purple Passion Party on Thursday evening, March 15, 2012, at the Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church.  Leigh Riboliz and Stephanie Phillips, co-chairs, welcomed everyone to the party. More...

Relay for Life Benefit Happenings

Bow Sale: Beta Sigma Phi Relay for Life Team is selling beautiful purple bows to decorate your doors. The price is $15.00.  ***  Easter Barrow Drawing: Many items in wheel barrow. Tickets are $2.00 each. More...

School & Sports

SGA eighth graders tour Georgia sites

The eighth grade class of Southwest Georgia Academy visited several sites in the state of Georgia as a part of their Georgia History studies. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Fish fries ain’t what they used to be

Yesterday I did something I hadn’t done in a long time. I caught a mess of bluegills and pan-size bass, went straight home and cleaned and cooked the fish for dinner. That’s rare. More...

Jeff Dancer is the winner!

Recently several Miller County Pre-K parents came together and worked on a fund raiser for the Miller County Pre-K department.  More...

Obituaries

JOHN LELAND KARTER

Mr. John Karter, age 63, of Colquitt died Saturday, March 31, 2012, at his residence.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 3, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Dr. Carl Marshall officiating. More...

NATHAN JAMES TOAL

Nathan James Toal, age 15, died Monday afternoon, March 26, 2012 as a result of a Jeep rollover on the family farm.  A memorial service in Nathan’s honor was held Friday morning, March 30, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the Dapady Ranch on Hwy. More...

ARCHIE DUNCAN

Archie Duncan, age 73, of Bainbridge, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 31, at Climax Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Poppell officiating. More...

Misc

Do you believe in Easter? - Free Access

The Story of Edith Burns

 submitted by Garland Mears More...

The Story of Edith Burns - Free Access

Do you believe in Easter?

Edith Burns was a wonderful Christian who lived in San Antonio , Texas . She was the patient of a doctor by the name of Will Phillips. Dr. Phillips was a gentle doctor who saw patients as people. His favorite patient was Edith Burns. More...

Steve is a winner

ATLANTA – A Miller County farmer has sacked a slice of the record-breaking $656 million Mega Millions jackpot. Stephen Houston of Hwy. More...

Three teens charged with drug violations

On Saturday, March 31, 2012 at approximately 12: 53 p. m., Officer J. Kirkus of the Georgia State Patrol Post 14 in Colquitt was conducting a supervisor approved road check at Georgia 273 and  INDEX Three Notch Road in Miller County.  More...

Gas prices still jumping

After a jump last week regular gas prices continue to rise. Prices have been generally rising this month before the price climbed late again last week.   Statewide, the lowest price reported was $3.79.  More...

Religion

‘How Do You See It?’

Inspiration

day that I am able to get on my feet and do the things that God has called me to do, although some of my days, like everyone else’s, are long and challenging.  More...

God's Grace

It is a shame, but this message is very true. Hope you are all as blessed as I was by this story. I wonder how many people will not read this because of the title.  There once was a man named George Thomas, pastor in a small New England town. More...

God is busy

If you don't know God, don't make stupid remarks.  A United States Marine was attending some college courses between assignments. He had completed missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 26 800C Escort, Petro • Escort, Food Mart • Escort, PeoplesSouth • Traffic Stops, 2x • Speeding Ticket • Verbal warning • Total mileage, 197  More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 26 799G Patrol security check • Traffic stop, 2x • Assist EMS • Speak with juvenile • Smoke over road • Patrol security check • Total mileage, 136 799O Harassment, McLendon Road • More...

The Final Exam

This reminded me of so many answers that I read on examinations I had given, so it brought back memories and made me laugh. Hope you will laugh too.  Q1. In which battle did Napoleon die?  * His last battle  Q2. More...

Living & Style

Miss Inlow, Mr. Varnum to exchange wedding vows

Ricky and Helen Inlow of Bainbridge announce wedding plans for their daughter, Amanda (Mandi) Renee’ Inlow, to Earl “Jay” Varnum of Donalsonville.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Elaine Inlow of Bainbridge and Ray and More...

LIBRARY NEWS

In the Garden  More...

Welcome, Copper Ella Tiner

Sutton Larissa Tiner, age 15 months, happily announces the birth of a sister, Copper Ella Tiner, born at 7:00 a.m. on March 12, 2012, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama.  Copper weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 and ¼ inches long.  More...

Opinion

Cartoons

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Twas a memory-making weekend!

At my tender age of 76, when making a trip over 50 miles from home, I always wonder if we will ever make this trip again.  More...

Florida finds something to fear

Everybody knows Florida is a swell place to spend some quality vacation time. Soon, the Sunshine State could be the perfect place to put down permanent roots. More...