January 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

ONE LAST LOOK

A GLIMPSE AT THE YEAR 2013

JULY  Kay Fleet, Miller County   School nutrition director, announced that breakfast and lunch will be available to all students at no charge, or free, beginning with the first day of school, Friday, August 2, 2013.  More...

Community

Haley Weaver graduates cum laude from Florida A&M College of Pharmacy

Haley Weaver, PharmD, was among one of 125 students to graduate with the degree of Doctor of Pharmacy from Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences. She graduated with the distinct honor of cum laude.  More...

Library News

Summer Reading Program Financial Support Request  More...

Youth killed Saturday in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, FL- -A news report by WTXL said that troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol are continuing their investigation of a weekend crash that killed a Tallahassee, FL teenager.  Troopers confirm Tanner Douglas Treadway, 19, of Tallahasse More...

School & Sports

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce Slater Burke as FFA Member of the Week.  More...

Backroads & Bobtails

THE CAN AND I

As a child, my storebought toys were relatively few. That’s not to say I didn’t have plenty of playthings. It’s just that the majority of my toys were either made, found, or passalongs.  More...

Second City bringing its version of comedy to BSC

Chicago’s legendary comedy theater The Second City will mark its 54th year with the touring company’s “Happily Ever Laughter” series at Bainbridge State College on Thursday, Jan. 30, beginning at 7 p.m.  More...

Obituaries

MATTHEW JERNIGAN

Matthew Jernigan, age 17, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2014, as the result of a boating accident on Lake Seminole.  Funeral services for Matthew were held on Saturday, January 11, at 3:00 p.m. More...

CAROLYN WYNELL “NELL” AYCOCK

Mrs. Nell Aycock, age 77, of Colquitt died Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home in Americus.  Funeral services were held Saturday, January 11, at 2:00 p.m. at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

CAROLYN CLAY DANIEL

Carolyn Clay Daniel, age 82, of Bainbridge passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at Archbold Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 10, at First Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Medley officiating. More...

Health

More flu deaths in South Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed two additional flu-related deaths in south Georgia, totaling three for the South Health District. Both of the deceased were young adults. More...

A good nurse

A policeman was rushed to the hospital with an inflamed appendix. The doctors operated and advised him that all was well; however, the patrolman kept feeling something pulling at the hairs in his crotch.  More...

Important: Do not use Zicam!

This is horrifying..... It is true too! More...

Baby, it was/is cold outside!

The weather outside was certainly frightful Monday and Tuesday of last week as temperatures plunged below freezing, the result of an Arctic blast that hit much of the United States.  More...

Times are getting tough…

Colquitt is known for a lot of good things such as people, food, Southern hospitality, Cotton Hall with Swamp Gravy, the first mural city of Georgia and Home of Swamp Gravy, the Georgia Folk life play, Georgia's Monument to Indians, and so much more, More...

Topp Fitness Gym expands

The Topp Fitness Center held its grand-reopening ribbon cutting on Thursday, January 9, at 1:00 p.m.  Jack Cowart, owner of Southwest Georgia Martial Arts Academy and the new overseer of Top Fitness Gym, welcomed everyone to the ribbon cutting. More...

Religion

Bloom Where God Plants You

Inspiration

After being up a good portion of the night with a family during a time of special need, I fought sleep as I headed home, so I could try to get a brief nap before speaking at a leadership meeting for a group of ladies.  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   January 1  800F Speak with Subject, Sheriff’s Office •Retrieve Property, Cuthbert St. •Intoxicated Pedestrian, Main St. •Extra Patrol, Ann St.  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   January 3  799I Welfare Check x2 •Unauthorized Use of Vehicle, 45 S. •Return Property to Owner •Prowler Call  January 4  More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

‘Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones’

I have to wonder why the new “Paranormal Activity” movie is coming out now instead of October. More...

My Four Boyfriends

This turned out to be so different from what I thought it was going to be. More...

You know it is cold when...

How cold is it?  •"Lawyers have their hands in their own pockets." - Anthony Justice  •"Cops yell 'thaw!' when chasing bad guys." - Manmohan Rai  •"You're thankful for hot flashes." - Roxanne Worsham  •"You do More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

58 Years of Married Bliss-

How do you spend 58 years of married bliss?  Last Wednesday, January 8, 2014, was our anniversary.  I'm getting old, and proud of every day. The first thing I do when I start waking up every morning is to thank our Lord for the day. More...

A Cry in the Wilderness

There is a problem when you put people in charge of running a government who only have experience in running a government. More...