August 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Wrong bus for four-year old traumatic

The Miller County Board of Education met in a called meeting Monday, August 13, mostly to go into closed session about a lawsuit. More...

One juvenile in overturn crash

According to the Georgia traffic crash report, a juvenile from Donalsonville, was traveling south on GA 91 south of Colquitt in a 2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. More...

Community

Maggie Bridges named Miss Cobb County 2013

Maggie Bridges, 19, of Brinson, was selected the winner from a field of 18 contestants in the 55th annual Miss Cobb County Scholarship Pageant in Marietta, on August 4th. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A 29-yearold woman found dead in her mobile home Wednesday, August 1, was strangled to death, according to Bainbridge Public Safety officers.  BPS Major Robert Humphrey, who is in charge of investigations, said Roberta Denise Clay&r More...

Local Rite Aid raises $2016 to benefit Children’s Miracle Network

Rite Aid is a contributor of the Children’ Miracle Network. This year our local Rite Aid and its community raised a grand total of $2016. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Hunting means much to those who do it

Hunting has changed a lot over the past few decades. It isn’t like it was even as recently as, say, 20 years ago. More...

AEMT students graduate from Bainbridge College program

Bainbridge College (BC) students who completed the Advanced Emergency Medical Technology ( AEMT) Program were honored in a ceremony Aug. 2 at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center on the college’s main campus. More...

SGA plans tailgate supper

The Southwest Georgia Academy Booster Club will sponsor the annual tailgate supper at Warriors football field on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 6:00 p. m. Tickets are required for everyone including athletes. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

If the shoe fits-

If you think some of the legislation passed concerning the government taking over our health care is bad, and it is terrible, lets look at some of the laws/rules/ regulations/presidential mandates that we citizens of the U.S.A., Georgia, Miller Count More...

Rover to the rescue

The modern health care industry now routinely produces wonder drugs, miracle therapies and equipment that seems right out of “Star Trek.” With all those things at their disposal, people should be healthier than ever.  Most adults are More...

Murder case started Monday

Colquitt was full of vehicles and people as the process of selecting a jury for the first murder case of the year started at the Miller County Courthouse with Superior Court Judge Joe Bishop presiding.  More...

Miller County custodian wins $50K

A Fantasy 5 win from the Georgia Lottery has spurred excitement for a Miller County Schools custodian.  Wilmon Kelly, who has worked for the school system for 40 years, matched all five numbers from the Aug. More...

Southern Tradition holds Grand Opening and Ribbon cutting

Colquitt is well known for good eating establishments, and now has another place for those in this area and traveling though Colquitt to whet their appetite.  Southern Tradition Restaurant and BBQ held their official grand opening and ribbon cu More...

Religion

Perseverance Pays!

Inspiration

a cell phone, I was helping him get it activated and ready for use. 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...

And God laughed

Remember, God first made the earth flat, with corners.  And God promised man that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the world.  Then He made the earth round.....and laughed and laughed and laughed............   More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 6 800F • Bus detail • Danger to property, North 4th St. More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY  REPORTS   More...

Obituaries

MADGE WHITEHEAD PICKRON

Madge Whitehead Pickron, age 92 of Colquitt died August 10, 2012. Graveside services were held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday August 13 at Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church in Colquitt. More...

MARK MALOY YOUNG SR.

Mr. Mark Young Sr., age 48 of Colqiutt died Sunday August 12, 2012 at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 14 at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Richie Vaughn and Rev. Bobby Whittaker officiating. More...

BENNY RAY NORTH

Mr. Benny Ray North, age 79 of Donalsonville died Sunday morning, August 12, 2012 at Donalsonville Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 14 at 3:00 p.m. at the chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. Rollin Rathel officiating. More...

Health

Expert shares tips to prepare for surgery

While they’re the place we go for healing, all hospitals have the potential to be a hotbed for contagious infections.  More...

Reasons to vaccinate your small children

Augusta, Ga. – From car seats and baby gates to bicycle helmets and football pads, there are numerous ways to protect children as they grow. One of the most important is getting them vaccinated, says Dr. More...