February 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County man injured in 4-wheeler accident

A Miller County man was injured late Saturday night, February 1, 2014 in a fourwheeler accident in Decatur County. Jeff Givens of Colquitt was visiting friends with his family when the accident happened. More...

Community

Baker County Farmer Wins $2500

Donates to Baker County Senior Center

On Friday, January 31, 2014, the Baker County Senior Center was presented with a check for $2,500 from America’s Farmers Grow Communities, on behalf of local farmer, Steve Kelley.  The donation will be used to purchase equipment needed to More...

Library News

Tax Resources @ Your Library More...

What's in a name?

Do you remember the famous Olympic skier Picabo Street (pronounced Pee-Ka-Boo)? Well, Picabo is not just an athlete.  She is now a nurse currently working at an Intensive Care Unit of a large metropolitan hospital. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   January 24  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   January 24  More...

Living & Style

Heard, Henley to wed

The families of Hillary Rebecca Heard and Richard Chase Henley would like to invite you to celebrate their marriage at a reception at the Tarrer Inn on Saturday, February 8, 2014, at 6:00 p.m.  Hillary is the daughter of Gary and Gina Heard of B More...

Healthy Teeth Tips

Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

Sensitive teeth? Don’t give up the milkshakes and iced tea just yet. Tooth sensitivity and discomfort are very common. There are several causes and treatments, most of which are very easy. More...

Finding the Cause of Alzheimer’s

Why haven’t we found the cause of Alzheimer’s? It’s simple: our biomedical research establishment is not looking for a cause. What would they find if they only looked? Cottonseed.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Just remembering, way back then -

I have discovered the older I get the further back I can remember. It is always amazing at what triggers my memory. Many times, it's the old folks sitting around the table drinking coffee pulling their remembrances from the past. More...

Progressive Insurance and Flo

Editor note: A good friend from Tennessee sent this to me. Sad to report that years ago, (late 70' s early 80' s) we represented Progressive when Kathy and I had our insurance agency.  More...

BOC meeting for lower interest rate

A special session of the Miller County Commissioners on Jan. 28, 2014, was held to correct a note renewal, and to accept the resignation of the chairman of the Miller County Board of Assessors and to nominate a successor.  More...

Good food, good fellowship, good folks

It was a cool, wet evening on the outside, but warm and friendly on the inside of Moby Dick Restaurant.This waswheretheDonalsonville Friendship United Methodist Men were holding their dove and quail supper Tuesday evening, January 28.  More...

Religion

My Aching Foot!

Inspiration

I am grateful that I am not plagued by chronic pain. But occasionally, like everyone in my age category, I have a few temporary aches. (Today one of our hospice nurses told me that I get around good. More...

True Friendship

A man brings his best buddy home for dinner unannounced at 5:30 after work.  His wife begins screaming at him, and his friend just sits and listens in.  "My hair are makeup are not done, the house is a mess, the dishes are not done, I'm sti More...

A Soilder's Prayer

Discovered folded in the pocket of a fallen Confederate Soldier!  “I asked God for strength, that I might achieve; ... More...

School & Sports

Georgia Southern University Announces Fall 2013 President’s List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,149 students for excellence in academics on the 2013 fall semester President’s List. More...

Holden Sheffield kills 6 pointer

Holden Sheffield shot this 6 point buck on January 5 while hunting in Baker County. This was Holden’s first deer. Holden is a student at Miller County Middle School and the son of Glen and Amanda Sheffield of Colquitt.   More...

~ Vitamin F ~

Vitamin F and this so true!  Why do I have a variety of friends who are all so different in character? More...

Obituaries

John David Moore obit - Free Access

Mr. John David Moore, age 70, passed away at his home in Grady County on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.   More...

FELIX LYNWOOD THOMPSON

Mr. Felix Lynwood Thompson, age 67, of Blakely died Friday, January 31, 2014, at Donalsonville Hospital.  Memorial services were held Monday, February 3, at 1:00 p.m. at Springfield Baptist Church with Rev. More...

IRIS DENISE HENDERSON

Mrs. Iris Denise Henderson, age 3,4 of Carrabelle, FL, formerly of Colquitt died Sunday, February 2, 2014.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 8, at 1:00 p.m. More...