May 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Tabb and Vanstone featured in Southwest Georgia’s 40 under forty

In the Sunday edition of the Albany Herald was a very special section recognizing Southwest Georgia’s 40 Under Forty people who are committed to shaping our region and making it a better place for everyone. More...

Community

Medical Plaza holds open house

Bainbridge-A formal ribbon cutting and community open house was held Thursday evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the new Amelia Medical Plaza.  More...

You have heard, did you listen?

"He who hast the Son, Jesus, has life, eternal life. More...

Our American Economy

We can have a stronger economy by creating jobs in America instead of sending them to Mexico, China, India and other parts of the world.  It's time to bring jobs back to America. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity  Reports  April 14 799I • Traffic stop, 2x • Property checks, routine patrol • Total mileage, 226  More...

Driver arrested for possession of marijuana

On Friday, April 26, 2013, Colquitt Police Department Officer Tyrone Burns was located on Hwy. 27 for patrol. While on patrol, Officer Burns noticed a blue Dodge Dakota traveling in front of the patrol car with a tag light out. More...

Living & Style

Factors that raise or diminish the risk of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s strikes fear in all of us. More...

A Nun at Hooters

A nun, badly needing to use to the restroom, walked into a local Hooters.  The place was hopping with music and loud conversation and every once in a while “the lights would turn off.” Each time the lights would go out, the place wou More...

How asparagus got its name

A child was asked to write a book report on the entire Bible. Here is what he wrote;  The Children's Bible in a Nutshell  In the beginning, which occurred near the start, there was nothing but God, darkness, and some gas. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

‘Very young!’

An older friend of ours did what I would like to do if I had someone to do my job at the Liberal. I'm telling a story, they did what my first wife would like to do all the time, stay at the beach.  More...

Chill Y’all

Everybody loves a vacation. More...

Armed robbery occurs at Bush Street Apartments

On Sunday, April 21, 2013, at approximately 11:11 p.m., the Colquitt Police Department was dispatched to 373 Bush Street, Apartment 105, in reference to an armed robbery.  Officer Aaron Brown of the Colquitt Police Department and Deputy Brad Cox More...

Suspect held for Baker County killing

Newton- Baker County Sheriff Dana Meade has confirmed that Charlie Backey Jr., 43, was shot Sunday night at approximately 8:00 p.m. at a site off SR 253 in Baker County outside his home off Milton Miller Road. More...

MCHS girls golf team advances to state-playoffs

On April 23, 2013, the Miller County girls placed first in the Area III Golf Tournament. More...

Religion

Maintenance Required!

Inspiration

I had already mowed my lawn several times this year before taking the time to service my mower. I could have skipped that inconvenient and rather time-consuming detail, but I knew that would not be a good idea.  More...

Scars o f Life

Some years ago, on a hot summer day in South Florida, a little boy decided to go for a swim in the old swimming hole behind his house. More...

Sitting in a pew !

In church, while reverently preparing for the service, I heard a sweet little old lady, sitting next to me in the pew, quietly whispering a prayer. It was so sweet and sincere that I just had to share it with you.  More...

School & Sports

MCMS Jr. Beta Club raises money for MDA

Last week, we held our April Junior Beta Club meeting. A few important things were discussed, one being our April project. As you may recall, in March, the Jr. Beta Club sold shamrocks to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). More...

Cole Aiken receives GED diploma

Cole Aiken has completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma. Cole will be eligible to participate in the June graduation ceremony held at Bainbridge College. Cole attended classes at Miller County Adult Education.  More...

My special bucket list

HERE IS ALL I WANT...  Obama: Gone!  Put " GOD" back in America!!!  Borders: Closed!  Congress: Obey its own laws NOW!  Language: English only!  Culture: Constitution, and the Bill of Rights!  Drug Free: Mandatory D More...

Obituaries

MARTHA ANNETTE HOOVER DOZIER

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O.C. KELLEY

Mr. O.C. Kelley, 87, of Colquitt, passed away April 20, 2013, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services were held Saturday, April 27, at Loving Kindness Outreach Ministry Church in Colquitt, with interment at Notchway C. M. E. More...

JESSIE MAE BROXTON

Mrs. Jessie Mae Broxton, age 92, of Donalsonville, passed away Monday morning, April 29, 2013, at Phoenix City Health Care in Phoenix City, AL.  Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at 2: 00 p. m. More...