October 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas prices, changing like politics, up and down

Gas prices are up, down and changing daily.  These photos were taken Friday, October 26, and Monday, October 28. The farthest point from Colquitt was seven miles, most in Colquitt.  More...

Community

Deep South Motorcycle Challenge great

Thursday, October 18, the parking lot of LAPD was filled with the rumble of powerful Harley Davidson motorcycles as competitors from all parts of the United States began to arrive and practice for the Deep South Motorcycle Challenge. More...

Three kids fishing

Barack Obama was out jogging one morning along the parkway when he tripped, fell over the bridge railing and landed in the creek below.  Before the Secret Service guys could get to him, three kids who were fishing pulled him out of the water. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Key financial indicators for Memorial Hospital and Manor again showed a disappointing net income loss for the month of September of $94,562. More...

School & Sports

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

Sign up today for the 6th annual Pataula Center For Children Golf Tournament to be held this Saturday at 10:00 am. The format is a four person scramble. All play will be from the white tees. More...

Bainbridge College Nursing Students Attend Conference

Bainbridge College student members of Bainbridge Association of Nursing Students attended the Georgia State Nurses Association annual conference last weekend in Atlanta and enjoyed three days of learning and networking with more than 800 students fro More...

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) News

We have had a great start in FBLA this year! Our membership of 58 members is the largest since the organization was reactivated six years ago.  More...

Obituaries

WILLIS LAMAR PATE

Willis Lamar Pate, age 82, of Lakeland, Florida, passed away Saturday, October 27, 2012, in Lakeland, Florida.  Lamar was born on June 18, 1930, in Colquitt, Miller County, son of Willis and Pansy Pate, grandson of Jesse Daniel and Francis Pate More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Decision time 2012! A Time to Flush!

I don't consider myself dense, dumb or too hardheaded. Of course that is a matter of opinion, but we who have not voted until time to vote on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 need to do some soul searching, and voting.  More...

The gift of a lifetime

The best thing about being a grandparent is spoiling the little ones half to death and remaining blameless if they wind up as hoodlums with poor math skills.  But when they’re not passing out toys and sweets grandparents are keenly aware o More...

Miller BOE accepts one resignation, fires superintendent

In a called meeting, Tuesday, October 23, the Miller County Board of Education took care of some school business.  All BOE members were in attendance including Buddy Johnson, chairman; Monica Posey, vice chair; Board members: Craig Tully, Rick L More...

Georgia Bulldogs beat Florida Gators in Jacksonville

Anytime the Georgia Dawgs whip the Florida Gators is a good day, and Saturday was just that.  More...

Judge orders sheriff to lock up five of six

The Miller County Board of Assessors, Chief Tax Appraiser Tammy Ivy and Miller County Commissioners have won the first phase of their effort to audit every business personal property in Miller County. More...

Religion

Responding to fear

Inspiration

I have a lot of fun with my grandchildren, sometimes at their expense as I tease and aggravate them. But they know that I love them and would never purposely do anything to harm them. 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...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 22 800C • Domestic problem, Hardee’s • Domestic problem, the Villas • Escort, Food Mart • Total mileage, 69  More...

Hit and run accident on GA 91 and Hwy 27

On Monday, October 15, 2012, an unknown driver of a Ford F-150 truck, was traveling north on Hwy. 27. Ms. Gladys Eleanor Vandyke of Tampa, driving a 2004 Mercury Sable, was traveling south on Hwy. 27 in the outside right lane. More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 22 799G • Patrol security check • Traffic stop • Via phone call • Assisted motorist • Transport to Lee State Prison • Total mileage, 215  More...

Living & Style

LIBRARY NEWS

Make a Thanksgiving Craft   Get ready for Thanksgiving with your public library! Join us at the Miller County – James W. Merritt,   More...

71 years of wedding bliss

Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Lovering celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary October 15, 2012.  They were married in 1941 in Colquitt. They currently live in Columbus. They have two children, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.   More...

Miss Morrell, Mr. Spurlock to marry

Mr. James Morrell and Ms. Lynne Morrell are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Lynne Morrell, to Rocky Dwight Spurlock, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Spurlock of Arlington.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. More...