October 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Sgt. Cleveland and Aimee visit Miller County Elementary School

On Friday, October 11, 2013, Sgt. Scott Cleveland was invited to the Miller County Elementary School to speak with the third grade classes on drugs and his K-9 partner, Aimee. Sgt. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge -The state of Florida announced it has plans to file a Supreme Court lawsuit against the state of Georgia on the basis that Georgia is consuming high volumes of water that are degrading Florida resources, such as the oysters in Apalachicol More...

McIntosh is appointed interim principal in Dougherty County

An interim principal is in place at Dougherty High School after the principal who just took over this year was reassigned.  Dr. More...

School & Sports

SGA Warriors defeat Sherwood: 38-14

This past Friday night on October 18, the Warriors took on Sherwood Academy at SGA for their last home game of the regular season. The Warriors played an awesome game and won 38-14. More...

First 9 Weeks MC Elementary Honor Roll

1ST GRADE  Principal’s Honor  More...

SGA senior athletes honored

The Southwest Georgia Academy Booster Club honored their senior athletes in football, softball, cheerleading, and twirling on October 18 at the last home game. These students were recognized during halftime of the game with Sherwood. More...

Obituaries

VIVIAN D. TOBIAS

Vivian D. Tobias, 82, of Bainbridge, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013, at Memorial Hospital.  The funeral service was held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. More...

ANNIE KEATON

Mrs. Annie Keaton, age 102, passed away Sunday morning, October 6, 2013, at the Oaks at the Marshes in Savannah, GA.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. More...

LURALY C. HAIRE

Mrs. Luraly Haire, age 86, of Colquitt died Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 23, at 3:00 p.m. at Boykin Church of God with Rev. Jeremy Horne officiating. More...

Sheriff Shane Rathel officially sworn into office

Although Sheriff Shane Rathel has been the official sheriff of Miller County since the tragic accidental drowning death of the late Sheriff H.E. “Buddy” Glass, it was time for his official oath.  More...

New building used for first time, and property dedicated for Agape Food Bank

The Agape Food Bank, an outreach local ministry by Colquitt United Methodist Church, continues to grow as the new property acquired recently from the Miller County Board of Education was used for the first time, Saturday, October 19, 2013. More...

Religion

‘Preacher versus Wasps’

Inspiration

Last week I noticed several wasps perched on the side of the house by the front porch. I suppose wasps have some beneficial qualities, but they can also be dangerous when they are so close to the front door where lots of little girls go in and out. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 14  800F Disturbance, Pine St. •Vehicle Stop, Crawford St. •Escort •Unlock Vehicle, Pine St. •Escort, Bush St. •Fight, Spring Creek Park  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 11  799G Patrol Security Checks •School Zone Traffic •Transport •Stand-by •Paper Served •Traffic Stop x2  October 12  More...

Mobile devices make easier targets for identity theft

Athens, Ga. More...

Living & Style

BSC students join fight against breast cancer

Bainbridge State College’s Association of Nursing Students wore pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Day held on Tuesday, Oct. 15. Members also provided educational information across campus.   More...

Let's go to the Movies

‘Carrie’

“Carrie” tells the story of a teenager who goes on a killing spree at her school. Since we see her get bullied, we’re supposed to feel sympathy for her. More...

Plans are finalized for Jones- Hayman Wedding

Joy Miranda Jones and Jacob Harold Hayman have completed the plans for their wedding to be held on Saturday, November 2, 2013. The ceremony begins at 5:00 p.m., and the couple will exchange their vows in the backyard of their home in Baker County. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Who won? Tea Anyone?

Lord, thank you for allowing some of us to live in the 30s up until now.  Just in case you haven't noticed, there has been a change in the United States and our citizens.  More...

‘Fragile. Handle with care.’

Several years ago I had the privilege of interviewing dozens of World War II veterans. Among them was Helen Denton, who grew up on a Midwestern farm and went on to serve in the U.S. Army as the personal secretary for General Dwight D. More...