February 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County School System receives “Accredited with Quality”

From the Georgia Accrediting Commission

Miller County School System received notification that all schools in the district had been “Accredited with Quality” from the Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC). More...

Community

Bainbridge College becomes Bainbridge State College

Another two-year college in south Georgia will soon start offering four-year degrees.  The University System of Georgia approved a request yesterday to change the name of Bainbridge College to Bainbridge State College as it expands to include ba More...

Grand Jury true bills 75

The February 2013 term of the Superior Court in Miller County convened Monday morning, February 18th with Judge Joe Bishop presiding.  The grand jury returned 75 true bills, 19 no bills and no accusations.  More...

'Big Brother' and your ride

Have you heard about the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NTSA’s) latest plan?  They are proposing the implementation of a new law that would basically require ALL passenger cars and trucks manufactured after Septemb More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   February 11 800C • Escort, Food Mart • Domestic problem, 2nd St. • Horse in road, Holley St.  More...

SHERIFF’S ARREST REPORTS

INMATE(S) CURRENTLY BOOKED
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MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   February 799G • Patrol security check • Paper picked up • Paper served • Traffic stop, 2x • Patrol security check • Total mileage, 175  More...

Living & Style

Williamson, Sheffield to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Steve and Josephine Williamson of Colquitt are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Vanessa Lynn, to Christopher Giles Sheffield. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

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You gotta love older women

She walked up and tied her old mule to the hitch rail. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The List-

I went into Hardees breakfast club a few days ago to get a cup of coffee and a ton of information, most of which can't be printed.  You never know what type of conversations might be going on over a cup of coffee. More...

Let's go to the Movies

Identity Thief

After its first act, “Identity Thief” becomes a predictable, mildly amusing road trip comedy. More...

Miller County Schools Closed

Miller County Schools closed Monday, February 25 due to weather conditions. More...

Thirty one drug arrests made in Early and Miller Counties

COLQUITT-On Thursday, February 14, 2013, law enforcement officers with the Pataula Drug Task Force, Early County Sheriff’s Office, Miller County Sheriff’s Office, Colquitt Police Department, Georgia Department of Corrections Probation, Sy More...

Spring Creek high and rising

With the eight to 10 inches of rain already reported that the good Lord sent us this past week, all the irrigation systems can be shut off. More...

Elected BOE members permanently removed

Two of the five elected members Miller County Board of Education who were removed by Governor Nathen Deal were permanently removed February 8, 2013.  The order was written by Chief Administrative Law Judge Maxwell Wood concerning the two elected More...

Religion

It pays to pay attention to little details

Inspiration

I suppose that overlooking things is just something wired into the way we men function. More...

Jesus Loves Me, senior version

Jesus loves me, this I know,  Though my hair is white as snow  Though my sight is growing dim,  Still He bids me trust in Him.  (CHORUS)  YES, JESUS LOVES ME.. More...

I miss you

A widower who never paid any attention to his wife while she was alive now found himself missing her desperately. He went to a psychic to see if he could contact his late wife.  The psychic went into a trance. More...

School & Sports

FFA – Growing The Future

In agriculture growth is vital. Animals need to grow, and plants need to grow. Men and women who make their living by feeding and clothing the world are constantly seeking to grow their enterprises, and grow their production. More...

Busby awarded yellow belt

Jasmine Busby was awarded a Yellow Belt at the Southwest Georgia Martial Arts Academy. She is a student at MCHS, and is a member of the marching band. She is the daughter of Cynthia and David Busby. More...

Miller County FFA chapter celebrates National FFA Week

The Miller County FFA Chapter in Colquitt celebrated 2013 National FFA Week recently.  More...

Obituaries

PERRY DAVID RICH JR.

Mr. Perry David Rich, Jr., 97, of Tallahassee, FL, formerly of Bainbridge, passed away Friday, February 15, 2013 at his residence.  More...

WINSON BROXTON

Mr. Winson Broxton, age 88, of Donalsonville passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013 at the Donalsonville Hospital.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, February 16 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...

MICHAEL CHILDRESS

Mr. Michael Anthony Childress, age 45, of Boulder, CO passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2013.  Funeral services for Mr. Childress will be held on Saturday, February 23 in the Chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. More...