August 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

New citizen, new grad, new serviceman, new life

Marcel Mueller, 19, was honored at Colquitt United Methodist Church last Sunday morning, August 4, 2013, with a surprise breakfast by the members.  Colquitt, Miller County, will be losing one of its young men next Monday, August 12, to the Unite More...

Library services keep getting better

Next First Friday Breakfast to feature sheriff’s candidates

The Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce met Friday,August 2, for the regular First Friday Breakfast.  Chairman Valarie Mock called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone. More...

Community

Miller County Schools welcome new teachers

The summer has passed quickly, but teachers are excited and looking forward to another year at Miller County Schools.  This year they are several new faculty members and central office staff that have joined the Miller County School System for t More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Two men were arrested early Saturday after Bainbridge Public Safety officers broke up a fight near the Sims Street Apartments.  At about 1:22 a.m. Saturday, BPS officers responded to 108 N. Sims St. More...

Kay Bush is second runner-up for Distinguished Young Women

Bainbridge High School senior Kay Bush was the second runner-up at the 2014 Distinguished Young Women of Georgia Scholarship Pageant.  Brooke Rucker of Bartow County was chosen as the 2014 Distinguished Young Woman of Georgia, while Abbey Griffi More...

School & Sports

MCHS FFA NEWS

Miller County FFA Opens Membership to Middle School   More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

A SPECIAL LITTLE LAKE

By familiar coastalplain standards, this high-country mountain reservoir is not an impressive waterway. It drastically pales in size beside Lake Seminole and is laughable next to Walter F. George (Eufaula). More...

Jordan graduates from Temple University School of Pharmacy

On May 17, 2013 Jordann T. Jordan graduated from the School of Pharmacy at Temple University located in Philadelphia, PA ,with her doctor of pharmacy degree. She received the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Recognition award. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

What are we here for?

One of my best friends came by to see how we were doing last week. I have a few that are great about coming by and to check on us.  My friend looked over at my first wife and said, "Terry is the luckiest man I know. More...

Heaven helps those...

My mother and I didn’t see eye-to-eye on much, but a few of her lessons and lectures hit home. More...

Ruby Duane Bush Bird - Free Access

Mrs. Ruby Duane Bush Bird, age 79, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at her home in Attapulgus, Georgia. Services for Mrs. Bird will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, August 10, at Cox Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. David Grubbs will be officiating. More...

Martha Hardy

Mrs. Martha Hardy, age 94 of Colquitt died Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at Miller County Hospital.  More...

First day of school and fireworks in August

Back-to-School Bash w/Fireworks

This is a first in several areas. The Miller County Schools opened with teachers and students for the first day on Friday, August 2, 2013. It was a hot, muggy, foggy Friday morning. More...

County spending goes up, water going through the roofs

On July 23, in a special session of the Miller County Commissioners, a discussion was held about the condition of the courthouse roof, and who is to blame for the roof leaking. More...

Religion

‘Protection that Never Fails’

Inspiration

During an annual termite inspection of our home, I talked to the exterminator about some very unwanted pests--spiders. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Pastor's Viewpoint is written by Buddy Whatley (cbwhatley@hotmail.com), a retired United Methodist pastor living in Lakemont and Ochlocknee, Georgia. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   July 26 800T Patrol Security Checks •Assist Motorist •Traffic Stop x2 • Assist EMS •Disturbance, Cuthbert St. •Security Check x5  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 1 799R Paper Served, Main St. •Paper Served, College St. •Paper Served, Hwy. 45 S. •Traffic Stop, Crawford St. •Assist 800T, Hwy. 45 N. •Traffic Stop, Crawford St. More...

Living & Style

Phillips Missionary Adventures

We had the wonderful pleasure in hosting three of our First Baptist Church Donalsonville family here in Romania for a 10 day Mission Trip.  More...

Let's go to the Movies

“The Smurfs 2 Guns”

At the end of their first weekend, new releases “The Smurfs 2” and “2 Guns” were practically tied at around the $47.5 million mark at the box office. More...

It’s Hot Outside, But This Giveaway is Cool!

Harrell King Heating & Air Celebrating 30-Year Anniversary by Giving Away Two Air Conditioners

During the hot, dog days of summer, there’s little that is as refreshing as the breeze coming from a cold air conditioner. But if that air conditioner isn’t working as expected, the heat and humidity can feel unbearable.  More...