April 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Operation Pill Drop Saturday

Operation Pill Drop will be held at the Miller County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, April 28, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. More...

Gas Prices vary

After a jump last week as Hurricane Irene hit the East Coast oil refineries, area gas prices have started coming down.  Prices had been generally going up, down, up this month.  August began with prices averaging about $3.76 a gallon.  More...

Community

Class of 1954 holds 58th reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1954 held its 58th class reunion Saturday, April 20, 2012, at the American Legion Hall. A great time of fellowship, hugging, and reminiscing was enjoyed before the dinner was served.  More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A local man has been charged with murder, after his twomonth old daughter died at a Tallahassee, Fla., hospital over the past weekend, according to Bainbridge Public Safety officials.  Deonte Tvaris Smith, 21, of 6060 Hebrew Road, D More...

Senior Center attends Golden Olympic Competition

The Senior Center of Colquitt attended the Golden Olymic Competition in Blakely on Saturday, April 14. More...

School & Sports

2012 Athletic Senior Day

On Tuesday, April 17th, fourteen athletic seniors were recognized for all their hard work and dedication to the Miller County Athletic Program. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

And if you believe that one...

My mama taught me lying is wrong. I have to admit I agree, at least in theory. Honesty is usually indeed the best policy and most of the time we should all tell the truth.  More...

MCHS track team competes

On April 16th and 17th, the Miller County Track Team traveled to Pelham for a region track meet. More...

Obituaries

RUTHER JERNIGAN

Mrs. Ruther Jernigan, age 103, of Donalsonville passed away Monday morning, April 23, 2012 at the Miller County Nursing Home.  Funeral services for Mrs. Jernigan will be held on Wednesday, April 25 at 11:00 a.m. at Union Baptist Church with Dr. More...

ZOIE MERRITT WRIGHT

Zoie Merritt Wright, 83, of Bainbridge passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Riverside Place.  More...

MELBA LOUISE SMITH

Mrs. Melba Louise Smith, age 83, of Cedar Bluff, Virginia, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at her home following a lengthy illness.  Graveside services were held Friday, April 20 at 11:00 a.m. More...

Health

Bottled water can be dangerous

A friend of ours became very sick after drinking water left in a car overnight (not cancer) but she was ill for a couple of months.  Bottled water in your car is very dangerous!  On the Ellen show, Sheryl Crow said that this is what caused More...

Creating a world with more birthdays

Having fun while fighting against cancer

The Colquitt United Methodist Church Relay for Life Team hosted “Game Night” Friday night, April 13, 2012.  Betty Jo Toole welcomed everyone to the fun-filled evening and thanked everyone for “playing for a cure.”   More...

State seeks Georgians 100 years and older

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) is searching for Georgians who will turn 100 or older in 2012. More...

MC BOE extends Superintendent’s contract to three more years

Could be their final vote

Under the recommendation of the Georgia Board of Education to suspend the entire Miller County Board of Education, the local BOE called a special session on April 16, 2012. The agenda of the called meeting was approved by a 4-0 vote. Mr. More...

Another accident on U. S. Highway 27

Yet another accident occurred Thursday, April 19, 2012 at approximately 3:58 PM, on U.S. Highway 27 and Fourth Street, one of the busiest intersections in the area. More...

Election time is even closer

Last week we named most of the candidates that have announced that they intend to run for one of the many local offices that will be opened for election in the General Primary/Non- Partisan election to be held on July 31, 2012.  More...

Religion

‘Mallory's Cabbage Project’

Inspiration

For those who have children or grandchildren in school, you might already understand what it means when she informs you that she has a project to do for one of her classes. More...

A Consequential Man, Home Now With His God

Chuck Colson was a genuine hero of mine. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   April 16 800F Bus Detail • Assist motorist with semi, Crawford St. • Alarm, 504 N. 1st St. • Total mileage, 97  More...

Consumer Q's -whipped honey; Egyptian walking onions; dog diabetes; tree nuts

Q: What is whipped honey?  More...

Living & Style

Bland, Broome to speak vows

Jack and Lisa Newberry of Iron City and Richard Bland of Donalsonville announe the engagement of their daughter, Erica Sharee Bland to Hugh Dorsey Broome III (Dee) of Donalsonville.  The wedding is planned for Saturday, June 9, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. More...

Wilkin, Howell to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Fudge Wilkin of Colquitt and Mr. and Mrs. Myron C. Harper Jr. of Valdosta announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney Elizabeth Wilkin, to Jefferson Alexander Howell, son of Dr. and Mrs. More...

Cheating at the pumps?

( Print out your receipts!!!)  This is true. It happened to them three weeks ago. The pump should have totaled @ $68.00 (and change). When the receipt was printed, and she checked it was $ 77.00 (and change).  More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Good times and bad times

I was shocked at someone who I considered a friend telling me after Lion's Club meeting, "The best damn thing that could happen to this community is to get rid of Terry Toole and the Miller County Liberal."  More...

Up In Smoke

When the guys asked me what fire trucks to put in the parade, my answer was I didn’t care. I have gotten in trouble both ways we have done it, one year we only put a couple in and folks were asking where were the fire trucks. More...