May 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Dirt Road Sports Red Hot Summertime Show

The Dirt Road Sports are returning to the beautiful Olive Theater in Donalsonville, June 1, 2013, for their Red Hot Summertime Show with two shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. More...

Chance Chambers wins Dept. of State scholarship

Washington, D. C. – Chancellor Chambers, a high school student in Keller, TX, has been awarded one of approximately 625 National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarships for 2013-2014. More...

Community

Finalists named for school superintendent

Superintendent Dr. Larry Greene and the Miller County Board of Education has announced the top four candidates for the superintendent of Miller County Schools.  According to Dr. More...

Mayhaw Tennis Tournament held

A dozen teams took the court April 20 to play in the 2013 Mayhaw Tennis Tournament. More...

Stubbs graduates from Bainbridge State College

On Saturday, May 11, 2013, Debra Stubbs of Bainbridge, graduated with two Associate of Applied Science degrees at Bainbridge State College. She obtained a degree in computer information systems and business administrative technology.  More...

Living & Style

Brownlee, Roberts to wed

Mark and Deborah Pearce and Ron Brownlee, all of Colquitt, announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Lynn Brownlee, to Jason Stuart Roberts, son of Robert “Bubba” and Tina Roberts of Donalsonville.  More...

SGA holds retirement party

Southwest Georgia Academy held a retirement party for two faculty members on Wednesday, May 15, in the school cafeteria. The honorees were Mrs. Kathy Lanford and Mr. Jerry Griffin.  Mrs. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

An Invitation to Read  More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Bless Your Hearts!

Here it is time for the 2013 graduates to leave their educational homes of the past 12 or more years and go out into the real world to seek their fame and fortunes.  To all of you who are going looking for a job, bless your hearts. More...

Hard to swallow

I’ve never climbed a mountain, run with the bulls or French kissed a Rottweiler. More...

Mr. Allen Cobb Sr. Obituary - Free Access

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Local man killed in single vehicle accident

On Monday May 20, Miller E911 called for emergency and law vehicles to go to the scene of a vehicle crash with injuries. More...

Drug arrest made here

On Tuesday, May 14, a Miller County Sheriff’s Department officer was patrolling on north U.S. Hwy. 27. He noticed the vehicle in front of him crossed the center line several times and kept speeding up and slowing down.  More...

Memorial Day Service

Everyone is invited

Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend the Memorial Day Service on the Miller County Courthouse Square on the northwest corner Monday, May 27, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. More...

Religion

Complicated but Achievable

Inspiration What Comes After Graduation?

My garden tiller has been in service for almost 10 years and has started to show some wear and tear, so I decided I had best go ahead and tackle the job of replacing the worn tines and belts. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   May 12 799I • Assisted motorist on Hwy. More...

School & Sports

Miller County FFA and Young Farmers Celebrate with Awards Banquet

On Thursday, May 16, 2013, the Miller County FFA Chapter and Young Farmers held their annual awards banquet at the Miller County High School cafeteria. Over 250 people attended this event. More...

41 BSC Students Earn Associate Degree of Nursing

Forty-one area graduates, the first class since Bainbridge College became Bainbridge State College, earned Associate Degree of Nursing (ADN) degrees and were honored with a traditional pinning ceremony and reception at Fellowship Baptist Church on Fr More...

Palmer places second in writing competition

Macee Palmer, a sixth grader at Miller County Middle School, was recently awarded second place in the state in a writing competition hosted by the Clean Air Campaign in Atlanta, Georgia. More...

Obituaries

JAMES EDWARD URSREY

Mr. James Edward Ursrey, age 78, of Hazlehurst died Thursday, May 16, 2013.  Funeral Services were held Monday, May 20, at 2 p.m. at Satilla Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Smith, Rev. Herbert Waid and Rev. Steve Hughes officiating. More...

RANDY SCOTT “EARS” EVERSON

Mr. Randy Scott Everson, age 61, of Colquitt died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center.  An informal celebration of life gathering was held Saturday, May 17, at Ear’s house, 633 N. More...

EVA HELEN ARD BISHOP

Mrs. Eva Helen Ard Bishop, age 72, of Powder Springs, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, from a long fight with brain cancer.  The interment was held Monday, May 20, at Cheatham Hill Memorial Park, in Marietta, at 10:00 a.m. More...