May 7, 2008 RSS feed / Community

A dangerous place to be!

Monday morning, May 5, at 10 a.m. a call came into E911 that a lady was lying in the highway on Crawford Street in front of PeoplesSouth Bank. The location could well be one of the worst places to be in an unconscious state. More...

Drought in Georgia

Don't know the source of this official drought information, but... It's so dry in Georgia that the Baptists are starting to baptize by sprinkling; the Methodists are using wetwipes, and the Presbyterians are giving out rain-checks. More...

State Rep. Greene to seek 14th term

On Monday morning, State Representative Gerald Greene was one of the first who qualified for another term to run for representative. He will seek his 14th term in the Georgia Legislature. More...

Windfall Tax on Retirement Income

Adding a tax to your retirement is simply another way of saying to the American people, you're so darn stupid that we're going to keep doing this until we drain every cent from you. That's what the Speaker of the House is saying. Read below. More...

Happy Mother's Day

This is for the mothers who have sat up all night with sick toddlers in their arms, wiping up vomit laced with Oscar Mayer wieners and cherry Kool- Aid saying, "It's okay, honey, Mommy's here." Who have sat in rocking chairs for hours on end soothi More...

Hooray for a Michigan State Professor!

The story begins at Michigan State University with a mechanical engineering professor named Indrek Wichman. Wichman sent an e-mail to the Muslim Student's Association. More...

Last Week's Photo of the Past

Last week's photo of the past was Mildred Whitaker Gordon, and Sue Beverly Gibson Polk. Guessing correctly was Mildred Gordon. More...

3 Things to think about:

1. COWS 2. THE CONSTITUTION 3. More...

Drugs, thefts, burglaries and more

On April 30, 2008, at approximately 9:00 a.m., Chief Investigator Ben Nix and Chief Deputy Terry Williams of the Miller County Sheriff's officeresponded to a call of a theft in progress on Griggs Lucille Road in Miller County. More...

Decatur sheriff's deputy killed in crash

A Decatur County sheriff's deputy was killed Thursday morning when he accidentally crashed his patrol car while responding to an emergency dispatch, according to the Sheriff's Office. More...

Reception held for Relay for Life team leaders

The Miller County Relay for Life committee held a wrap-up reception for the team leaders Tuesday, April 29, at the Colquitt United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. More...

Kayla turns 20 with friends

It was a good day for Kayla Fountain. Approximately 30 or more of her friends and family celebrated her 20th birthday at The Captain's Cup. The friends, classmates and family enjoyed the refreshments and gave Kayla many nice gifts. More...

Miller County retired teachers meet

The Miller County Retired Educators Association met at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2008, at Helen's Pirates Cove Restaurant with 20 members and fivevisitors present. President Beverly Richardson asked Mr. More...

New zero tolerance speed camera

With the Texas highway death toll continuing to increase, this will be the first year that Zero Tolerance Speed Cameras will be used. The new cameras look a bit different from normal speed surveillance cameras. More...

News Around Us

Blakely - A former Blakely man has been named a suspect in the murder investigation of another Blakely man near Dothan, according to Houston County Sheriff Andy Hughes. More...

Designated what?

This is a story in a local South Island community paper. Recently a routine police patrol parked outside a local neighbourhood tavern. Late in the evening the officernoticed a man leaving the bar so intoxicated that he could barely walk. More...

'The Immigrant'

A Somali arrives in Chicago as a new immigrant to the United States. He stops the first person he sees walking down the street and says, "Thank you, Mr. More...

Two car wreck causes injuries

An accident occurred Wednesday, April 30, at approximately 6:53 a.m. on SR 91 south of Colquitt near the Grimsley Bridge Road. Patsy B. More...