September 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Trusting Him with my burdens

I was thinking the other day about all the health problems Daddy is going through and as hard as it is to witness, there is nothing I can do about it. It must be so hard to give up doing the things he loves to do. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A Bainbridge woman died Tuesday morning after her sport utility vehicle overturned on Georgia Sate Route 253 (Newton Highway) North, according to the Georgia State Patrol.  More...

Vehicle overturns to avoid hitting dog in the road

On Saturday, September 1, 2012, Heather Elaine Rasnick, 25, of N. Richland, Texas was traveling north on GA Hwy 45.  More...

Grounds for divorce

A judge was interviewing a woman regarding her pending divorce and asked, "On what grounds are you bringing this case?"  She replied, "We have about four acres and a nice little home in the middle of the property with a stream running by."  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

INCIDENT ACTIVITY  REPORTS  Accident  On Monday, August 27, Essie Jones Williams stated that while traveling on Hwy. 45, a deer ran in front of her vehicle. The deer struck Ms. More...

Injuries caused from accident

by MCL staff writer   On Wednesday, August 29, 2012, Amber Michelle Espinoza, of Colquitt, driving a 2007 Honda Civic U.S. Ex, was traveling eastbound on Whites Bridge Road.  More...

Living & Style

Peters, Posey to speak wedding vows

Paul and Leigh Ann Peters of Americus announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Leigh Peters of Americus, to Joshua Loren Posey of Colquitt.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ed Carson of Americus and the late Cookie Carson, Earnes More...

Freeman, Groomes to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Freeman of Bainbridge and Beverly Galvin of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Markesha L. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Library Card Sign-Up Month   More...

Miller County West Nile virus case under investigation on woman; deaths attributed in area counties

A suspected human case of West Nile virus is being investigated in Miller County, say disease investigators with Southwest Health District, while a horse has been confirmed with the mosquito-borne infection.  “Our sympathy goes out to the More...

Vehicle overturns after rain

On Wednesday, August 29, 2012, Kiwaunnis Maria Toliver, driving a 2006 Nissan Altima S/ SL, was traveling west on Haywood Road after a rain. Ms. Toliver lost control of her vehicle and ended up in the ditch. When Ms. More...

Gas prices climbing higher

After a jump last week as Hurricane Isaac hit the Gulf Coast and oil refineries were shut down, area gas prices have continued to move upward.  More...

Religion

The Mercy of God

Inspiration

While preparing to do some outside cooking, I discovered that my charcoal grill had seen its better days. More...

Harry & Bess

Thought you'd enjoy this!  It's one you want your children and grandchildren to read.  They won't believe this happened, but it did. (This seems unreal.)  More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

A minister of a small church in Europe dearly loved his people. He was known to disappear every Friday evening and believed to ascend into heaven. He would then return to earth the next day.  More...

School & Sports

Lady Pirate softball team gets off to a great start

The Miller County Lady Pirates started their season on August 10 and as of now their current record stands at 10-2. We have a great group of girls this year. They have been working very hard. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

A sickly shade of green

A few years back I sat inside a waiting room in Hiawassee, Ga. listening to two realtors talk shop. One lamented that a piece of property he was looking to sell was too far removed from a nearby mountain stream.  More...

Warriors shut out Knights

The Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors won their first game of the season last Friday night against the Windsor Academy Knights. It was a complete shut out for the Warriors, beating the Knights 31-0.  More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Are you better off?

I went to a meeting the other day to ask questions about a 23.3 percent increase in our city taxes.  There were four other citizens there. More...

Holy, holy, holy. Sort of.

I love to travel. The only thing that’s kept me from visiting every country in the world is a shortage of funds. More...