September 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

BSC hosts law enforcement campaign

More than 180 law enforcement officers from the tri-state area held a Hands Across the Border campaign at Bainbridge State College, vowing to crack down on impaired drivers and other traffic law violators during the holiday weekend.  More...

They’re crawling and big!

Guy Heard brought this large rattlesnake by the Liberal last Tuesday afternoon. More...

Library News

Libraries are for Everyone!

The Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library is a place for everyone to go and enjoy the rich resources available. More...

Living & Style

Anna Claire Mock wins Tiny Miss Georgia Southlands

On Saturday, June 29, Anna Claire was crowned the new Tiny Miss Georgia Southlands. Anna Claire is the daughter of Jarrott and Mandi Mock.  More...

Let's go to the Movies

“One Direction: This Is Us”

“One Direction: This Is Us” is a concert movie, so it doesn’t have to play by the same rules as other movies. There’s no pressure for it to be clever or exciting. More...

Happy Birthday, Bill

Thursday, August 29, was the birthday of the late William R. "Bill" Cox Sr.  Bill Cox Jr. asked if I knew who this photo was, and I did.  More...

Obituaries

PATRICIA MILLS EDISON

Mrs. Patricia Mills Edison, age 72, of Bainbridge, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2013 at her residence.  More...

GLENDA CAROL HAMMOCK

Ms. Glenda Carol Hammock, age 53, passed away Friday, August 30, 2013, at her residence in Jakin.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 3, at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Odom and Rev. More...

DOROTHY MAE MATHIS INGRAM

Mrs. Dorothy Mae Mathis Ingram, age 87, of Donalsonville passed away Monday evening, August 26, 2013, at her residence.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, August 29, at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Donalsonville with Rev. More...

Vic Fleet Sports Complex dedication held

On Tuesday, August 27, the Miller County Lady Pirate fast-pitch softball team, along with Head Coach Joni Williams, assistant coaches Jason Houston and Woodie Kirkland, were proud to see such a turnout for the opening ceremony and dedication of the n More...

Pirates tame Wildcats, 28-22

The thunder rolled and the lightning struck, heavy rain and strong winds postponed the game between the Pirates and the Schley County Wildcats well over an hour and a half last Friday night here at the Pirates’ Stadium.  More...

Religion

Life is Real

Inspiration

Included among my bad choices is giving in to the urge to have a late night snack before going to bed. It is usually not fresh fruit or raw vegetables. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Remember those true or false tests in school? I always liked them, because I had a 50-50 chance of getting the right answer.  More...

School & Sports

Nine LPN students are pinned

Nine Bainbridge State College students graduated from the Licensed Practical Nursing program and were recognized in a pinning ceremony on Aug. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Bad neighborhoods are pretty much universal!

Years ago I took a wrong exit off I-85 in Atlanta and wound up in an inner-city area that was quite unwelcoming and inhospitable. I quickly realized it was no place for a naive boy from Early County, Ga. More...

Old Farmer's Advice

Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong.  Keep skunks and bankers at a distance.  Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.  A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor.  Words that soa More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Please Pray!

I use this column to talk to friends, and sometimes enemies. Sometimes they are the same. Most of the time I'm just telling what I know, I think I know or my opinion.  More...

Chill, folks

Weather records may not agree, but the summer of 2013 sure felt cooler than normal. More...