May 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local school playing in three state tournaments

It is highly unusual that a small county school system like Miller County has been, and could continue to be involved in three state tournaments in the past week. More...

Community

Third annual cow pie bingo a success

The Miller County Girls’ Softball Boosters held the third annual “Cow Pie” Bingo event Saturday morning, April 26, at Greg Calhoun’s Horse Barns and cabin on the Brinson Road.  More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge -A letter has gone out to Climax postal residents from Alice Ryle, POSTPLAN coordinator of the Jacksonville, Florida division of the U.S. Postal Service advising that the Climax Post Office will re-open on May 17, 2014. More...

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit Photo Contest Begins June 1

If you have a camera, then we are looking for your best digital photos of rural life! The 2014 Southwest Georgia Farm Credit Rural Living Photo Contest is about to get underway, marking the sixth year for this competition. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   April 21  800S Traffic Stop, Fudge St. •Assist 800F with Semi Spill, Fourth St. •Missing/ Stolen, Rail Road St.  April 24  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   April 25  799G Responded to Call, Mayhaw Rd. •Served a Warrant •Responded to Call, North Early County Line •Call Canceled •Child Located  More...

Living & Style

Holleman, Alday to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Bud and Michele Holleman of Bainbridge are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie Michele Holleman, to Justin Michael “Mikey” Alday, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Library News

Paperback Deals The Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library has a huge supply of used paperbacks for sale. They are only one nickel apiece! Start your own little library with this wonderful deal today! More...

Welcome, Nathanael Lane Miller!

Benjamin, Jara, and Thomas Miller would like to announce the arrival of Nathanael Lane Miller.  Nathanael was born on March 31, 2014, at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta. Nathanael weighed six pounds, seven ounces, and was 19 inches long.   More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

‘Old Codgers’

Last Wednesday morning, after my weather station, telephone, and cell phone went off from about 2:00 a.m. until 4:00 a.m. More...

A Cry in the Wilderness

Ever wonder why liberals insist they are fighting for the middle class but look down on working people?  Ever wonder why progressives talk endlessly about diversity, yet can’t tolerate the slightest dissent from their orthodoxy?  Ever More...

Mayhaw Festival this weekend

Colquitt is the place you will want to be this Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10, as we celebrate the 31st National Mayhaw Festival. More...

CCRPI test scores released

The Georgia Department of Education released the College and Career Ready Performance Index data, known as the CCRPI scores for all schools and school systems in April. More...

Warren signs with Andrew

On Thursday, May 1, 2014, Jake Warren signed a Letter of Intent with Andrew College where he will play baseball next year.  Jake is a four year starter for the Miller County High School Pirates Baseball Team in Colquitt.  More...

Religion

Not a False Alarm This Time!

Inspiration

Last week Gale and I had the opportunity to get away for the night to attend a church function in Columbus. The weather was less than ideal for traveling, but we took our time and arrived safely. More...

Miller County blessed with Godly churches

Miller County is blessed with many good and Godly churches. The churches in Miller County are diverse in many different ways. I am thankful we are not all the same. I believe God is honored and glorified in our diversity. More...

Walk with me

Walk with me if you dare,  And stroll through the mists of time,  To a place where youth is eternal,  To a place where the sun always shines,  Walk with me if you care,  And remember days of long ago,  To feel once more More...

School & Sports

‘The family that kicks together, sticks together’

It has been said among martial artists, “The family that kicks together, sticks together.” There was an announcement of a recent belt promotion in the adult karate class. Jeremy Horne promotes to the Red Belt. More...

38 BSC students inducted

While standing along with family members and friends, or standing alone and recounting the memory of a loved one, 38 Bainbridge State College students were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society in a ceremony where the inductees More...

Southwest Georgia Academy Brandon Brookins signs with Shorter College

Brandon Brookins, Southwest Georgia Academy’s number one golfer the past two years, signed a scholarship Tuesday to play golf at Shorter College.  Brandon led SGA with a 73.4 scoring average this year. More...

Obituaries

BEVERLY ANNE MOULTON ODOM

Mrs. Beverly Anne Moulton Odom, age 70, of Donalsonville passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014, at her residence.  More...

JOE ANN LUMLEY

Joe Ann Lumley, age 9 1 , o f Whitehouse, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born on July 25, 1922 in Colquitt to L. Robert and Maggie (Marchant) Nix.  More...

LAWSON MCELVY TRULOCK

Lawson McElvy “Mac” Trulock, age 65, of Donalsonville passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014, at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center.  Funeral services for Mr. Trulock were held on Saturday, May 3, at 3:00 p.m. More...