February 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MC Commissioners meet in special session

The Miller County Commissioners met in a special called meeting Thursday morning, January 31, 2013, at 9:00 a.m.  Those present for the meeting were Kreg Freeman, chairman; Allen Worsley, vice-chairman; board members: Jerry Bush, Frankie Phillip More...

Community

Jeff Braswell receives award in memory and in honor of his father

Seminole County Ag Person of the Year named

Travis Braswell was announced as the Agricultural Person of the Year at Wednesday morning’s 14th annual Farmer Appreciation Breakfast.  The event is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce in honor of area farmers to recognize their importanc More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge -Two people were killed in a wreck on U.S. Highway 27 South on the afternoon of Saturday, January 26, according to the Georgia State Patrol.  The accident happened at approximately 12:45 p.m. on U.S. More...

What’s ‘up’ with the word, ‘up’?

I'm sure you will enjoy this. I never knew one word in the English language that can be a noun, verb, adjective, adverb, preposition.  UP is the two-letter word in English has more meanings than any other two-letter word. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   January 28 800C • Escort, Food Mart • Escort • Total mileage, 61  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   January 24 799I • Papers served, Dutch Cook Road • Assisted motorist vehicle, Hwy. 27S • Papers served, Hwy. More...

SHERIFF’S ARREST REPORTS

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Living & Style

Nix, Thomas to speak vows

Tony and Tina Nix of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cynthia Kay, to Ean Robert Thomas, son of Erwin and Tina Thomas of Gainesville.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Eugene and More...

Don't mess with Mama

Mama Ravioli comes to visit her son Anthony for Christmas Eve dinner.  He lives with a female roommate, Maria.  During the course of the meal, his mother couldn't help but notice how pretty Anthony's roommate is.  Over the course of th More...

Varnum, Whitaker to wed

Sharon Karter and the late John L. Karter and Buster Fallin would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Beverly A. Varnum to Erick A. Whitaker. He is the son of Arnold and Mary Whitaker, all of Colquitt. More...

Health

Myths about skin cancers and sun exposure

New York, NY (January 29, 2013) – The suggestion that the best way to obtain vitamin D is through sun exposure is both misleading and dangerous.  More...

Bus driver murder suspect killed, five-year-old hostage rescued

Midland City, AL - In a late breaking news story Monday afternoon, February 4, law enforcement officers broke into the bunker around 3:12 p.m. CT and rescued the five-year-old boy being held by Jimmy Lee Dykes.  More...

Chamber program proves, ‘Colquitt’s Got Talent’

Each year the Annual Colquitt-Miller County Chamber of Commerce banquets just keep getting better and more fun for all those who attend.  The 25th annual dinner meeting was held at the sound stage building on Thursday, January 31, with a full ho More...

Religion

Time is valuable --Use it wisely

Inspiration

While in a meeting, someone in our group posed a question that went something like this: How is life like a roll of toilet paper? There was silence in the room as none of us was willing to attempt to come up with the answer that he was seeking. More...

Beware, O, ye blasted hacker, whomsoever thou art

Under normal circumstances, I am a rather cool, calm and collected person. I say normal because not everything in my life is normal. It takes a lot to rattle this cage of mine but once rattled lookout whoever rattles it.  More...

Holy Humor

THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD   A Sunday School teacher decided to have her young class memorize one of the most quoted passages in the Bible - Psalm 23. She gave the youngsters a month to learn the chapter. More...

School & Sports

GED graduation ceremony held

The GED Recognition Ceremony was held at the Kirbo Center on January 29, 2013.  The ceremony recognized students who completed requirements for a GED Diploma from July 2011- December 2012. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Sometimes it’s all about the catching

I’ve preached the sermon for years. The outdoor experience is not about catching and killing. More...

~ Vitamin F ~

Vitamin F and this so true!!!!  Why do I have a variety of friends who are all so different in character? More...

Obituaries

SHIRLEY JOY GORDON

Mrs. Shirley Joy Gordon, age 77, of Cumming, died Monday, January 28, 2013, at Northside Hospital-Forsyth in Cumming.  Funeral services were held Thursday, January 31, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel in Colquitt with Rev. More...

BARBARA "JOY" TABB

Mrs. Barbara "Joy" Tabb, age 87, of Jacksonville Beach, FL, went to take care of God's Garden on Monday, December 24, 2012. More...

JUSTIN HENDRICK (BILL) GOWAN

Mr. Justin Hendrick (Bill) Gowan, age 86, of Blakely died Monday, January 28, 2013, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, AL.  Mr. Gowan was born August 29, 1926, in Blakely to the late Jim Gowan and Trudie Justice Gowan. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Still out, for the moment!

There will be some happy and some sad people after the hearing last Friday. More...

When hard times come

When a company falls on difficult times, one of the things that seems to happen is they reduce their staff and workers. More...