May 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

The Treshold of Glory needs to have a re-run

I’m not sure of what happened at Fellowship Baptist Church in Brinson, Saturday when the Tri- County Community Choir presented Threshold of Glory.  More...

Wrestlers rumble in Colquitt

It’s been a long time since wrestling was in Colquitt, but between 250 and 300 true wrestling fans were at the old MCHS Gym and enjoyed over two and onehalf hours of some of the old, some of the new and some of the best wrestlers around these p More...

Community

Winkler featured in 40 under forty

Jay Winkler, one of 40 under forty, was born in Blakely on December 24, 1973, to Jack and June Winkler. Jay attended the Early County School System from kindergarten though 12th grade, graduating with honors in 1992. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A Bainbridge man died in a car cash in Dougherty County on Monday night according to the Georgia State Patrol.  More...

Summer H.E.A.T. Crackdown on DUI and speed in GA

Summer 2013 marks the 10th consecutive season that police are rolling out waves of enforcement patrols across all 159 Georgia counties to crack down on dangerous, aggressive and high-speed drivers. The 100 Days of Summer H.E.A.T.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   April 28 799I • Assisted Baker Co. with shooting • Transport from Baker Co. • Routine patrol, property checks • Total mileage, 76  More...

Two arrested for possession

On April 25, 2013, TFC. D. Fretwell, Georgia State Parol Post was on regular patrol traveling north on GA 91 south of Johnny Freeman Road in Miller County. More...

Living & Style

Baby Eli’s journey since birth

Elijah Carter Bedwell, son of Vince and Andrea Bedwell, was born on January 17, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and weighed eight pounds, four ounces.  He is the brother of Alex Josey, Kaylee Josey, and Owen Bedwell.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Mother’s Day Craft  More...

It's tough getting older

An 80-year-old man was requested by his doctor for a sperm count as part of his physical exam. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Remembering Ma

Ma has been gone quite awhile, and at times, when I get into a squabble or something and I really wonder if I'm right or wrong, I really miss her. More...

Missing both my Georges

The heavenly choir has sounded a little sweeter since country music legend George Jones joined the tenor section.  What a singer. What a man. What a legend. More...

SGA board names Headmaster

The Board of Trustees has announced that Matt Dalrymple will serve as the interim headmaster at Southwest Georgia Academy. Dalrymple has been employed as a teacher, girls’ basketball coach, and athletic director at the Academy. More...

Three youths charged with marijuana at school

On Friday, May 3, 2013, Officer Natalie Moulton received a call from Investigator Kenny Kirkland via phone in reference to possession of marijuana at the Miller County High School. More...

Dirt Road Sports in Donalsonville, again

The Dirt Road Sports are on the road again - returning to their favorite theater, The Olive Theater in Donalsonville June 1 with two shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. More...

Persnickety Studios opens in Colquitt

A ribbon cutting took place Friday morning, May 3, 2013, in Colquitt.  Persnickety Studios is now open in Colquitt in the Old Henney Penney building on First Street (just off the square.)   Monica Posey welcomed everyone to the ribbon cutti More...

Religion

Persistently Consistent

Inspiration

I will be the first one to admit that I am not the most gifted person at matching up colors— especially concerning clothing. More...

Children in church

•A little boy was in a relative's wedding. More...

A glass of wine

To my friends who enjoy a glassofwine,andtothosewho don't and are always seen with a bottle of water in their hand.  As Ben Franklin said: In wine there is wisdom, In beer there is freedom In water there is bacteria.   More...

School & Sports

MC Junior Beta Club has book drive

Throughout the month of April, members of the Miller County Middle School Junior Beta Club have been collecting books for their school library. Miller County students participate in a reading program called Accelerated Reader. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Fishing? Golfing? Sometimes you just gotta go

A number of years ago, on a rather inclement winter’s day, I spied a friend of mine doing something I at the time considered rather foolish.  “ Don’t tell anybody this,” my friend requested, looking miserably uncomfortab More...

Just be there- stay!

A nurse took the tired, anxious serviceman to the bedside. “Your son is here,” she said to the old man. She had to repeat the words several times before the patient’s eyes opened.  More...

Obituaries

MARIE ISRAEL-MANRY

Mrs. Marie Israel-Manry died Monday morning, May 6, 2013, at Magnolia Manor in Americus. “Absent from the body, present with the Lord.” More...

MATTIE GRUBBSCATO

Mrs. Mattie Grubbs- Cato, age 94, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013, at her home in Eldorendo.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 7, at the First Church of the Nazarene in Bainbridge with Rev. David Grubbs and Rev. More...

DR. EDWARD MALCOLM TAYLOR

Dr. Edward Malcolm Taylor, DVM, age 67, died unexpectedly from a massive heart attack on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in his mountain home in Big Canoe.  More...