January 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Courthouse renovation continues

If all goes as planned, the exterior renovation of the Miller County Courthouse will be completed sometime in April.  The top photo was taken Monday evening, showing the progress made by contractors doing the work.  More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Decatur County Correctional Institute officer on drug-related charges Wednesday, Sheriff Wiley Griffin said.  More...

Former GSP trooper indicted for stealing marijuana

A former Georgia State Patrol Trooper has been indicted for stealing marijuana from the Post evidence locker and giving it to teenage girls.  Jaa Tucker was arrested by the Early County Sheriff’s Office this morning. More...

BOC appoints board positions

The Miller County Commissioners, in their regular monthly meeting held last Monday, January 14, 2013, appointed the following members to the different boards: • Roads-Jerry Bush and Frankie Phillips   More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   January 10 799I • Assisted Fire Department, Thompson Town Road • Disturbance, Highway 27S • Suspended vehicle, property checks, • Service attempt, Johnny Freeman Road • Total mileage, 215&nb More...

Living & Style

Ms. Bell weds Mr. Murphy

Dr. Kathryn Bell and Wade Murphy were united in marriage on the island of Maui, Hawaii, October 9, 2012. Family and friends joined the couple on the island to celebrate the happy occasion.  Kathryn graduated from the Joan C. More...

Amazing frozen lemons

Many professionals in restaurants and eateries are using or consuming the entire lemon and nothing is wasted. How can you use the whole lemon without waste?  Simple.. place the washed lemon in the freezer section of your refrigerator. More...

The four lovers

Once upon a time, there was a queen who had four lovers.  She loved the fourth lover the most and adorned him with rich robes and treated him to the finest of delicacies. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

We still have a choice, I hope-

That was one short summer. One day is was 85º, the next day it was in the 30's. That’s not too good for the flower and fruit tree blooms. Heck, the grass is still green, but a 50º drop is great for the drug stores and hospitals.  More...

Not so super bowl

Ok, fans, here’s our sports trivia question of the day:  Why did the owners of a ski resort just outside Flagstaff name their place the Arizona Snowbowl?  Answer: Because they knew people wouldn’t pay $ 55 bucks for an all-day l More...

Victoria in Top Three of America’s Next Top Model

Victoria Henley, the 19-year-old daughter of Lynn and Russ Henley of Colquitt, was recently named one of the Top 3 Most Memorable contestants in the history of America's Next Top Model by Raine magazine.  More...

First MLK Jr. Parade held here Monday

Monday, January 21, 2013, was the first time that Colquitt citizens have held a parade in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  More...

Religion

'Lend a helping hand'

Inspiration

the other day, I came upon a quote attributed to George Washington Carver that grabbed my attention because it spoke volumes about our values in life as well as our attitudes and actions toward others. Consider what Mr.  More...

'Are you Jesus?'

A few years ago a group of salesmen went to a regional sales convention in Chicago. They had assured their wives that they would be home in plenty of time for Friday night's dinner. More...

Ex- wife aspirations

Bob decided to tie the knot with his long time girlfriend.  One evening, after the honeymoon, he was assembling some loads for an upcoming hunt.  His wife was standing there at the bench watching him. More...

School & Sports

Teach ‘em how to catch 'em!

Frank Jones Sr. of Colquitt, sent this photo of him with the catch December 31, 2012, on a recent fishing trip to Appalachicola, FL. That's not a bad way to end the year.  Frank Sr. More...

MCES announces honor roll

First Grade: Principal’s Honor Roll: Marissa Chaney, Miranda Cook, Emma Foster, Landon Givens, Mackenzie Gunn, Jaden Hodges, Daniel Horne, Anna Kate Houston, Jaylen Jackmon, Brody Kelley, Tamia Perkins, Lamear Wade, Cadence Womble  More...

Bainbridge College to host GED Graduation

Bainbridge College Adult Education GED graduation ceremonies will take place on January 29, 2013, at the Kirbo Center at 7:00 p.m. More...

Obituaries

BONNIE DAVIS

Mrs. Bonnie Davis, age 89, of Colquitt, died Thursday, January 17, 2013, at Colquitt Alternative Care.  Funeral services were held Sunday, January 20, at 3:00 p.m. at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. Jay Roberson and Rev. More...

JOHN CARY GAINES

John Cary Gaines, age 54, of Newton, died Friday, January 18, 2013, at his residence.  Funeral services were held 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 21, at Live Oak Free Will Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery with Rev. More...

PAULINE DEESE

Miss Pauline Deese, age 63, of Colquit passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at the Miller County Hospital in Colquitt.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, January 17, at 2:00 p.m. at Hammock Springs Free Will Baptist Church with Dr. More...