April 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

MCHS Boys’ Tennis Team Undefeated and Area 3 Champions

After a tremendous season last year, making the final four, the Miller County High School boys’ tennis team was eager to begin this season. More...

Community

1942 Hangar dedication to be held Saturday in Bainbridge

In January 1942, General Hap Arnold, commander of the Army Air Force, sent a memorandum to President Roosevelt outlining the need to create “the mightiest air force the world has ever seen.” To support the increase in training, a new basi More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Decatur County commissioner Dr. More...

Damascus High School Classes hold reunion at SGA

The Southwest Georgia Academy Cafeteria was the location of a reunion for Damascus High School classes of 1954 through ’58. The reunion began at 10:00 on Saturday morning on March 22. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 24  800C Escort  800E Assist Vehicle x2 •Disorderly Conduct, Geer St. •Stopping Suspicious Vehicle x4 •School Traffic Duty  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 24  799G Responded to Call, Hwy. 27 S. •Theft by Taking •Warrant Served x2 •Responded to Call, Babcock Rd. •Incident Report •Patrol  More...

Living & Style

Library News

First Tuesday Book Club   More...

Gross, Bullock to wed

SFC and Mrs. Darren Gross of Tuscumbia, AL, announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Samantha Brooke Gross, to Mr. Brien Ethan Bullock, son of MM1, Ret. and Mrs. More...

Annual Phillips reunion held

The 39th annual Daniel E. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Miracles happen

Talking about a miracle, we have witnessed them the past few days, weeks, months and years.  Our daughter, Tammy, has been fighting ovarian cancer for over four years. It was bad when it was discovered, and it has gotten much worse.  More...

The free stuff ‘ain't’ free

I have never heard this said as simply or as well. More...

Breaking News - 4/2/2014 11:54 AM

Tammy Jo Toole Richardson obit - Free Access

Mrs Tammy Richardson, age 56, of Colquitt died Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at her residence. More...

Ms. Audrey celebrates 96th birthday

Ms. Audrey Dozier celebrated her 96th birthday recently at her son’s home, Jack Dempsey Cook, in Dothan, AL. More...

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Religion

Genuine Faith Builds Stability

Inspiration

It is obvious that we live in an unstable world that is filled with unpleasant surprises and unwanted changes. More...

Summary of Great Truths

Money will buy a fine dog, but only kindness will make him wag his tail.  GREAT TRUTHS THAT CHILDREN HAVE LEARNED:  1) No matter how hard you try, you can't baptize cats.  2) When your mom is mad at your dad, don't let her brush your h More...

Pastor goes to the dentist

A pastor goes to the dentist for a set of false teeth. The first Sunday after he gets his new teeth, he talks for only eight minutes. The second Sunday, he talks for only 10 minutes. The following Sunday, he talks for two hours and 48 minutes. More...

School & Sports

Junior marshals named to serve at graduation 2014

Each year the top students in the junior class at Miller County High School are selected to serve as junior marshals for the senior class during graduation. More...

MCES announces honor roll

Miller County Elementary School announces its honor roll for the third nine weeks.  More...

Seamless Summer Feeding Program 2014

The Miller County School Nutrition Program will offer the Seamless Summer Feeding Program to all children 18 years of age and younger. All children can participate free of charge. More...

Obituaries

ROBERT DAVID HAIRE

Robert David Haire, 73, of Powder Springs, formerly of Attapulgus, GA, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, at Attapulgus Church of God with Rev. More...

GWENDOLYN GIBSON HOUSTON

Mrs. Gwendolyn Gibson Houston, age 87, died at Early Memorial Nursing Home Friday, March 28, 2014.  More...

CAPPIE MARGARET GORDON

Ms. Cappie Margaret Gordon, age 87, of Colquitt died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Miller County Hospital.  Graveside funeral services were held Friday, March 21, at 2:00 p.m. at Gordon Cemetery with Rev. Talmadge Worsley officiating. More...

Health

Healthy Teeth Tips

A Simple Test for Oral Cancer

Cancer of all types seems to be on the rise. By now, we all have experienced the effects of some form of cancer, either directly ourselves or indirectly through friends and family. More...

Public health lists risk factors for heart disease

Heart attack and stroke are life-threatening emergencies, warns Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant, so individuals should learn the risk factors of heart disease that can be modified, and take steps to overcome them.  More...