December 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas Tour of Homes on December 13

The Colquitt/Miller Arts Council invites you to the Annual Christmas Tour of Homes, December 13, from 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.  The tour will feature five locations lovingly decorated for the holiday season.   More...

Community

Miller County Elementary third graders help needy

For the past few weeks, Mrs. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Hospital employees will not be receiving turkeys this Christmas, as Memorial Hospital CEO Billy Walker explained at the Tuesday board meeting that fewer people were claiming them each year and they seem to have outlived their benefit.&nb More...

Library News

Give a Unique Gift  More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 24  800S Damage to Property, N. MLK, Jr. St. •Welfare Check (Dog), N. Cuthbert S. •Bank Alarm  November 25  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 19  K9 Assist with Stopping Suspicious Vehicle, 45 S. •Assist Vehicle, Mayhaw/ Three Notch •Patrol •Security Checks •Dog Training • Livestock on Hwy., Johnny Freeman/91 N.  More...

Living & Style

Poinsettia Care – How Do You Take Care Of Poinsettias

(Author of The Bulb-olicious Garden)  How do you take care of poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima)? Carefully. These finicky short-day plants require specific growing needs in order to retain their Christmas blooms. More...

Let's go to the Movies

*Double Feature* ‘Insterstellar’& ‘Big Hero 6’

These two new films that made over $50 million in their debut. Their numbers were pretty close, so I’ve decided to review them both.   “Interstellar”  More...

There is something to be said for boredom

This past week I discovered for the first time the true value of boredom. After this, I never gave it too much thought. When I wore a younger man’s suit, I had so much activity I did not have time to be bored. More...

Health

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome often not believed

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also called Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome, had Carl Miller of Georgetown, Ohio, and his doctors, completely baffled for a long while. He reads this column in the Georgetown News Democrat. More...

Colquitt man killed in motorcycle crash

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a single moving vehicle crash which occurred Sunday, November 30, at around 2:41 p.m.  More...

19 fatalaties reported by GSP for Thanksgiving traffic count

The latest report from Georgia Department of Public Safety Monday, December 1, for theThanksgiving holiday traffic count from 6 p.m. More...

An Old-time Thanksgiving

For most, it was a regular Thanksgiving Day family gathering on Thursday, November 27, 2014, with family and food. It was a beautiful day to be inside or outside.  More...

Religion

Pastor's Viewpoint

“Just a moment” is a rather common expression meaning a short, but not-so-precise amount of time. In medieval times, it was a more precise onefortieth of an hour, one tenth of a point (meaning 15 minutes), or 90 seconds.  More...

‘The Value of Strong Enthusiasm’

Inspiration

There seems to be no shortage of things that produce immense enthusiasm in our grandchildren: gymnastics, baton, softball, and on the ever-changing list goes. More...

When God sends, don't ask questions

My theory is " When God sends you help don't ask questions."  She hurried to the pharmacy to get medication, got back to her car and found that she had locked her keys inside. The woman found an old rusty coat hanger left on the ground. More...

School & Sports

Hanzlicek talks poetry with Bainbridge State

As part of the Carter Arts and Lecture Series and Georgia Poetry Circuit, Bainbridge State College welcomed acclaimed poet C.G. Hanzlicek to the campus for a craft workshop targeting aspiring writers and a poetry reading.  More...

BSC professor filmed for History Channel program

Bainbridge State College professor Dr. John Vanzo will be featured in an upcoming new show being produced by the History Channel. More...

A Georgia hillbilly hunter

A Georgia hillbilly went hunting one day in Oklahoma and bagged three ducks. He put them in the bed of his pickup truck and was about to drive home when he was confronted by an ornery game warden who didn't like hillbillies.  More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A Great Thanksgiving, and a few memories

It was a good/great Thanksgiving. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

CAREFUL, YOU MAY BE DOING SOMETHING LEGAL

The following incident took place 12 years ago, long before the use of bait while hunting big game became commonplace and legal in many of the states with which I’m familiar. More...