August 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

BOE continues to change the rules, and break state laws?

The members of the local Miller County Board of Education met in a called meeting on Thursday, August 23, 2012.  More...

Taxes in City, County and the Board of Education going up

All ad valorem taxes for city, county and board of education are going up. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -Two Decatur County men received monetary awards Thursday for tips that led to a conviction in a 2010 arson case.  A total of $5,500 in reward money was split by Nathaneel Union and Adam Rentz, both of Bainbridge. More...

Tarah Sloan awarded scholarships to Savannah College of Art and Design

Tarah Sloan, daughter of Debbie Sloan, and the late Joe Sloan, has recently been accepted to The Savannah College of Art and Design, and has been awarded both an Honorary Academic and Artistic scholarship. More...

Scarecrow Project Underway

Make your plans now to be a part of the Scarecrow Project as we work toward making Colquitt the prettiest town in Southwest Georgia. More...

School & Sports

FFA announces officers for 2012-2013 school year

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to announce the 2012-2013 officer team: president, Rachel Grimsley; vice president, Anika Grant; secretary, Macey Givens; treasurer, Amber Hawkins; reporter, Brandie Davis; sentinel, Slater Burke; historian, Tay More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

A few “fowl” thoughts

My friend Pat and I don’t get together often, but when we do it’s comforting. I’m an avid birdwatcher and Pat enjoys keeping and tending chickens. More...

History made at BC

James E. Spooner, Jr. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

'Great men are almost always bad men.'

Back a long time ago, even before the United States of America, the leaders of some nations and countries were chosen by God. More...

Table manners

In addition to being loyal, kind, cool and loving, pets are also a great source of free entertainment. At least mine were.  My last two live-in animals were a pair of cats, the surly siblings, George and Tammy. More...

Youth critically injured in crash

A crash report dispatched fire and rescue units, sheriff and police officers and ambulances from Miller and Seminole counties to aid in the rescue of a one vehicle overturn.  More...

70 years of married bliss

It’s no real surprise that Harry and Bonnie Davis have made it as man and wife for now over 70 years.  When Betty Jo and “ye scribe” went to visit the two “love birds,” the day after the big day, last Tuesday, Augus More...

And the winners are were:

Not many citizens voted in the Tuesday, August 21, Runoff Primaries. Only 507 registered voters of a possible 2932 who could have voted, took time to do their civic duty. That is 17.29 percent who voted in this runoff primary who could have voted. More...

Religion

The Heart of the Matter

Inspiration

The other day our oldest daughter was telling me of how impressed she was with her niece. More...

Seeds from the Sower

Alexander the Great led his army across scorching sand for days. Their throats were parched, and their bodies were burning up.  One day his advance guard returned and brought him a quart of water. His men watched with envy as he accepted it. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 20 800S • Traffic stops, 2x • Spoke with subject at Police Department • Welfare check 800F • Burglary at high school • Alarm, Railroad St. • Assisted motorist on Phillips St. More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 20 799R • Transport prisoner, Thomasville • Spoke with subjects, Helms Road • Total mileage, 272  More...

Living & Style

Miss Milby, Mr. Darley to wed

Ms. Susan Millette Milby and Mr. Timothy William Milby of Greensburg, Kentucky, announce the engagement of their daughter, BreAnna Lynn, to Matthew Paul Darley, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Bradley Clarke, Jr., of Donalsonville and Mr. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

First Tuesday Book  Club  More...

Do you think you have talent?

So you think you have talent?  Well, so did over 82 others from 20 cities in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia!!! More...

Obituaries

IDUS LAMAR GOOCHER

Mr. Idus Lamar Goocher, age 84, of Donalsonville, passed away Monday morning, August 20, 2012, at his residence.  Funeral services were held on Wednesday, August 22, at 11:00 a.m. at Friendship United Methodist Church in Donalsonville with Rev. More...

RONALD DAVID JOSEY

Ronald David Josey, 62, of Brinson passed away Thursday, August 23, 2012, at Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. More...

IRELAND DALE BUSH

Ireland Dale Bush passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2012, in Royston, Georgia. More...