December 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

First Baptist Church Celebration Choir Performs Christmas Cantata “ Come Let Us Adore”

The members of the First Baptist Church Celebration Choir led worshipers in spreading the good news of the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ through song. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - A woman flipped her truck into a creek and died early Saturday morning while driving on the Lake Douglas extension roughly one mile from the Grady County line.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Closed for New Year   More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS FORGERY IN THE THIRD DEGREE   On Wednesday, December 21, 2016, Police Chief Scott Worsley talked with Jay Funderburke, information security officer for Peoples- South Bank.  More...

Living & Style

Seven foods to eat to bring you good luck in the new year

Many of the foods people traditionally eat for luck on New Year’s Eve are believed to bring a year of prosperity and good health.  Greens  Supposedly greens are eaten on New Year’s Eve because they resemble money.  Beans&nb More...

It'll come back to you

This preacher was looking for a good used lawnmower one day. He found one at a yard sale that Little Johnny happened to be manning. "This mower work, son?" the preacher asked. Little Johnny said, "Sure does -- just pull on the cord hard, though." More...

A Christmas poem

The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light,  I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight.  My wife was asleep, her head on my chest,  My daughter beside me, angelic in rest  Outside the snow fell, a blanket of white, tr More...

Obituaries

ELEANOR WILEY HOUSTON

Eleanor Wiley Houston, age 91, of Donalsonville passed away Friday, December 23, 2016 at her residence.  More...

JANICE STRICKLAND TRAWICK

Janice Strickland Trawick, 69, of Bainbridge, passed away Saturday, December 10, 2016.  The funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Gerald A. Little officiating. More...

J.D. LOVE

J. D. Love, age 86, of Blakely passed away Sunday, December 25, 2016 at his residence.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at Manry Jordan Hodges Funeral Chapel, at 11 a.m. with Revs. More...

One Last Look. .

A GLIMPSE AT THE YEAR 2016

Grady County Emergency Medical Service Director Billy Rathel announced on Christmas Eve his decision to retire from his post due to health issues.  Rathel is currently awaiting a suitable candidate for a heart transplant and has been unable to w More...

Don’t Be a Statistic: GA State Troopers Urge Putting Safety First During Holiday Travel Period

ATLANTA—The Georgia State Patrol is making final preparations for the New Year’s holiday travel periods. The New Year holiday travel period will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 30, and end Monday, January 2. Both are 78-hours long. More...

Religion

‘The Unchanging Message of Christmas’

Inspiration

It seems like such a short time ago that our two children were waiting for the opportunity to go see Santa Claus when he came to town. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Remember high school chemistry? And the periodic table? And all those elements? But do you remember how the periodic table is organized? More...

To make you smile or laugh

•Garage Door. The boss walked into the office one morning not knowing his zipper was down and his fly area wide open. His assistant walked up to him and said, 'This morning when you left your house, did you close your garage door?'  More...

School & Sports

FFA Speaking Run-Off Determines Winner

On Thursday, December 8, 2016, the Miller County FFA Chapter hosted a Prepared Public Speaking run-off to determine who would represent the chapter at the sub-area Career Development Event in January. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to announce Emilee Nunnery as FFA member of the week. Emilee is the daughter of Jeff and Dana Nunnery of Colquitt. More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

Obviously I have no school news since we have been out for awhile now, but I hope everyone had a great Christmas and is ready to have an equally great New Year. My Christmas was spent well, surrounded by family and friends. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's been great! Have a Happy New Year!

Writing about Christmas before it happens gets to be a bit tedious. Wanda said, "I need your column." We've got another edition this year. Good help makes it easier, and fun to do. I like to produce smiles. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Unnaturalist Natural Attractions

Several years ago, an enthusiastic, but rather green deer hunter joined a hunting club. More...