June 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Three arrested in drug seizure during traffic stop

On Friday, June 8, 2012, TFC David Fretwell of the Georgia State Patrol, was on regular patrol traveling north on GA 91.  Trooper David Fretwell observed a red, 2003 Ford Expedition, traveling south on GA 91 near Clyve Cook Road. More...

Community

E.coli sources sought by Georgia health officials

Georgia’s director of the Division of Health Protection, Department of Public Health, held a downtown Atlanta news conference late Thursday afternoon to update the public on the investigation of an E. coli outbreak in Georgia.  More...

New county finance officer hired

The Miller County Board of Commissioners hired Mrs. More...

A dog's life

My dog sleeps about 20 hours a day.  He has his food prepared for him. He can eat whenever he wants.  His meals are provided at no cost to him.  He visits the Dr. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   June 1 800F Unwanted person, Dancer St. • 911 Hang up, Perry St. • Unlock auto, Health Dept. • Unlock auto, Bremond St. • Dollar General, threats • Total mileage, 104  More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   June 4 799G Patrol security check, 2x • Assist Jail • Stand by with inmate, hospital • Total mileage, 121  More...

A Clean Windshield Contributes To Safe Driving In All Seasons

MS) -- A clean windshield is an asset in all seasons. More...

Living & Style

From the Redneck Book of Manners

1.Never take a beer to a job interview.  2. Always identify people in your yard before shooting at them.  3. It's considered poor taste to take a cooler to church.  4. More...

Vote for America’s Next Top Model

Colquitt’s Victoria Henley is filming the hit show, America’s Next Top Model on the CW network with Tyra Banks.  Victoria is the 18-yearold daughter of Russ and Lynn Henley of Colquitt.  The show will air this fall starting on A More...

A new school prayer

By a 15-year-old school kid who got an A+ for this entry  Since the Pledge of Allegiance and The Lord's Prayer are not allowed in most public schools anymore  Because the word 'God' is mentioned.....  A kid in Arizona wrote the attache More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A good way to abort a good community

I told you last week that this week was going to be interesting. More...

Up In Smoke

This week I want to update you on some of the things that are going on at the Fire Department. First of all the new USED fire truck we bought is now in service out at Station 4. More...

Cobb & Sheffield sign scholarships

Miller County has always produced awesome athletes whether it was in baseball, basketball, tennis, golf, softball, track, cheer leading and football.  More...

What does BamaJam 2012 and Miller County have in common

While you might think BamaJam 2012, a multigenre music festival happening in Enterprise, Ala. More...

Early Trucking Company hosts open house

In October of 1993, Damascus Fertilizer Company D/B/A Early Trucking Company began in Damascus to service the agricultural community. It began with five power units and seven employees. More...

Religion

'What's Inside'

Inspiration

I do not recall whether or not Addyson saw or tasted of a watermelon last year, but the one I brought home last week really caught her little two year old eyes. More...

The pastor’s cat

This particular story just made me laugh. Every time I think about it, the vision of that poor cat just amuses me to no end. Hope the story leaves a bright spot in your day. Whoever said the Creator doesn’t have a sense of humor?  More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Pastor's Viewpoint is written by Buddy Whatley (cbwhatley@hotmail.com), a retired United Methodist pastor living in Lakemont and Ochlocknee, Georgia. More...

School & Sports

Colquitt resident completes DSC nursing program

Megan Odom, of Colquitt, graduated this spring from the Darton State College Nursing Program with an Associate of Science degree. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Deep South Gox Hunts not for Minors

I was driving around the other day and found myself looking at subdivisions, shopping centers, apartment complexes, and trailer parks.  More...

The AMA Report

The American Medical Association has weighed in on Obama's new health care package.  The Allergists were in favor of scratching it, but the Dermatologists advised not to make any rash moves. More...

Obituaries

JENNA FAITH EBERSOLE

Jenna Faith Ebersole, infant daughter of Joel and Lillian Ebersole died June 7, 2012.  She is now forever safe in the arms of Jesus.  Funeral services were held Saturday, June 9 at Mt. Zion Christian Fellowship. More...

GARY WYATT GRIFFIN

Gary Wyatt Griffin, age 25, of Blakely died on Saturday, June 2, 2012.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 5 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Odom officiating. More...

TRAVIS BRASWELL

Mr. Travis Braswell, age 63, of Donalsonville passed away on June 6, 2012 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL.  Funeral services were held Saturday, June 9 at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home in Donalsonville with Rev. More...