August 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

Photo of the Past

These four fine ladies at a church meeting long ago are (L-R) Mrs. Carrie Hays, Mrs. Ruth Cheshire, Mrs. Ella Sheffield and Mrs. Alice Grimes. More...

News Around Us

Ashburn - A man was indicted on homicide charges last week in relation to a 2013 wreck which involved an ambulance and resulted in three deaths. More...

Library News

Labor Day Holiday Library Closing More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILYACTIVITY REPORTS August 18 800F School Zone •Grand Jury •Bus Detail •Fight, N. MLK, Jr. St. More...

Hudgens: State Offers Toll- Free Arson Hotline

Insurance and Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that the state has a toll-free arson hotline, 1-800-282-5804, sponsored by his office and the Georgia Arson Control Program. More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILYACTIVITY REPORTS August 18 799F Patrol Security Checks •Traffic Stop x4 •Assist School Bus •EMS Call Out (Tree in House) •Phone Call x2 •Patrol Security Checks More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

'Let’s Be Cops'

This past Sunday, I was getting ready to slog my way through a one-and-ahalf star review of “The Expendables 3,” which I saw Friday night, when I decided to check the weekend box office results to make sure it was really the right film to More...

53rd annual Kirkland Reunion held

On August 10, in this year of our Lord 2014, the descendants of William Gilbert Kirkland and Callie Spooner Kirkland gathered together for the 53rd consecutive year to celebrate “Family.” Can you imagine the changes since 1961? More...

McKinley turns two

McKinley Karyl Enfinger celebrated her second birthday Saturday, August 2, at her home in Hampton. Family and friends enjoyed a Minnie Mouse party with pizza and all the trimmings. She is the daughter of Brent and Katie Enfinger. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It’s your choice and mine. Choose wisely!

"Opinions are like other parts of our anatomy. Everyone has one, and they are usually full of crap" It's not long before the General Election, that those who vote, will elect some very important leaders for our county, state and nation. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

LESSONS LEARNED AND IGNORED

During a hike a few years back, I wandered off the trail and into the “thick stuff.” I have a sincechildhood habit of exiting beaten paths. More...

Grand Jury returns 57 true bills, 16 no bills

The August 2014 term of the Superior Court of Miller County convened Monday morning, August 18, 2014, with the Honorable Tracy Moulton presiding. The grand jury returned 57 true bills, 16 no bills, and 14 accusations. More...

‘Boys of Fall’ ready for Friday Night

If you have ever heard the song sung by country music artist, Kenny Chesney, then you will know the Pride behind the song. More...

Religion

‘Our Unchanging God in A Changing World’

Inspiration

One of the requirements of the work that I do every day as a pastor and hospice chaplain is lots of riding. More...

God's cake

Sometimes we wonder, “What did I do to deserve this?” or “Why did God have to do this to me?” Here is a wonderful explanation! More...

A little Bible study

"Left" and "Right": A little Bible study. •Remember what Jesus said: 'Goats on the left, sheep on the right'(Matthew 25:33). • Jesus also told Peter that if he wanted to catch fish do it from the right side of the boat. More...

School & Sports

SGA tailgate supper held to open sports season

The Southwest Georgia Academy Booster Club sponsored the annual tailgate supper in the Wayne Proffitt, Jr. gymnasium on Thursday, August 21, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to announce Cody Chapman as FFA Member of the Week. Cody is the son of Edwin James and Beverly Chapman of Colquitt. Cody is 11th grader at Miller County High School. More...

No Smoking, chewing or play like

By Sept. 1, Bainbridge State College will take up its ash trays and become a tobacco-free campus in accordance with the Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus Policy passed by the Board of Regents in March of this year. More...

Obituaries

WILLIE FERRELL PICKLE

Mr. Willie Ferrell Pickle, age 68, of Albany died Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services were conducted Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home in Albany with Rev. Bobby Moye officiating. More...

MARY SCOTT GENTRY BRECKENRIDGE

Mary Scott Gentry Breckenridge, age 87, of Donalsonville passed away Tuesday morning, August 12, 2014, at Langdale Hospice House in Valdosta. Funeral services for Ms. Breckenridge were held at 2:00 p.m. More...

GERALDINE WAVER HILL ROLAND

Mrs. Geraldine Waver Hill Roland, age 91, of Colquitt died August 12, 2014, at the Miller Nursing Home. A private burial was held Thursday, August 14, in the Bethel Cemetery, near Jakin. More...

Health

Raw ONION on bottom of the feet to take away illness

During the night, I started feeling good. I mean really good! I felt tingly, like my blood was being cleansed (it was). It was so cool! My bedroom smells like a casserole, but it was totally worth it! Here is the deal: More...