January 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Theft by taking led to chase/ arrests

On Friday, January 4, 2012, Colquitt Police Officers were dispatched to Bellview Road in reference to a theft in progress. While en route to this location, the dispatcher advised that the victim, James J. More...

Mayhaw opening Friday, January 18

Mayhaw: Laugh ‘til You Cry is back in Colquitt January 18, 19, 25 and 26th for some hilarious high-jinks and toe-tapping music. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. More...

Community

Baby Jesus stolen

Your typical nativity scene usually has three wise men, Mary, Joseph and maybe some animals. One manger is missing a very important face.  Someone has stolen the baby Jesus from a display at Seminole State Park.  More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge -Three men were arrested after they allegedly robbed two men at gunpoint and later led police on a high-speed chase, according to a Bainbridge Public Safety incident report.  The incident happened late Friday, December 21, at a reside More...

Great truths for children and adults

Great truths that little children have learned:  1) No matter how hard you try, you can't baptize cats...  2) When your mom is mad at your dad, don't let her brush your hair.  3) If your sister hits you, don't hit her back. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Blasted fish spoiled my reverie

A couple of weeks ago I got an impulsive urge and went fishing on a little state park lake of which I’m rather fond. Figured it was warm enough. Unlike right now.  More...

Willie kills 10-pointer

Willie C. Walker killed this 10-pointer on Saturday morning, December 15, 2012, while hunting in Early County. The buck weighed around 200 lbs. More...

Old buck bags young buck

This photo was sent by a friend of this old buck, B.O. More...

Obituaries

HOWARD RATHEL

Mr. Howard Rathel, age 70, of Iron City passed away December 31, 2012, at his residence.  Funeral services for Mr. Rathel were held on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. More...

J. HOYT MIDDLETON

Mr. J. More...

DOUGLAS EUGENE SOWELL

Douglas Eugene Sowell, age 62, of Columbia, Alabama, passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2013, at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 4, at Sunset Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Corley officiating. More...

Health

Stomach flu making the rounds in SWGA

Peak season for flu is yet to arrive, but another nasty bug is also making its presence felt in Southwest Georgia - and there is no vaccine to prevent it and no drug to treat it.  More...

Crack cocaine arrest made

On December 26, 2012, Chief Deputy Shane Rathel was at the Food Mart convenience store in his patrol vehicle about to leave the parking lot. A Ford Ranger truck, occupied by three, pulled up beside Rathel's vehicle. More...

One last look back at 2012

As the year 2013 begins, the news of 2012 is now history. More...

State Administrative Judge hears BOE case here

The office of State Administrative Hearings for the State of Georgia was in the Miller County Courtroom Friday, January 4, 2013.  Chief Judge Max Wood, presided at hearing evidence, documents and witnesses concerning Robert T. More...

First BOE meeting of 2013 held Monday

The first Miller County Board of Education meeting of the new year was started on time, Monday night, January 7, 2013.  The meeting was called to order by J.C. More...

Religion

"God's plans are greater than ours"

Inspiration

I am grateful that our Christmas plans went smoothly and everything turned out just as we had hoped. More...

Living & Style

Garden Club announces winners

Merry and bright were many homes throughout Miller County during the Christmas holidays.  Even with inclement weather, most homes had tidied up as they welcomed friends and relatives for gatherings to share the season’s good tidings.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Learn How to Download eBooks and Audiobooks   More...

Meet my new sister

Maddie Little would like to announce the birth of her little sister,Ada Britt Little.  Ada was born December 3, 2012. She weighed 7 lbs., 5 oz. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Things change, if we let them

Most of the time, I can see a silver lining in what is and what might be, but lately the chance of things getting better just haven't shown up except- Uva made it to 99, going on 100. That is an amazing lady. More...

Stupid statutes

On New Year’s Eve, Americans bubbled over with excitement about the opportunities for peace, love, friendship and fortune that lie ahead.  Then on January 1, they awoke to find their future joy had been ambushed by a new crop of laws that More...