August 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Christians from India visit Colquitt

Colquitt and the surrounding area were again blessed by Christians from India. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A U.S. Army helicopter used in historic combat may soon get a new coat of paint and a new home at the Southwest Georgia Welcome Center in Bainbridge. More...

School telephone answering machine

This is the message that the Pacific Palisades High School California staff voted unanimously to record on their school telephone answering machine. This is the actual answering machine message for the school. More...

Teeny Miss GA Forestry crowned

On Friday, June 13, 2008, Teeny Miss Miller-Seminole Forestry Queen, Macy Elisabeth Taylor represented Miller-Seminole Counties in the 69th Annual Georgia Forestry Pageant. More...

School & Sports

10 complete BC's Medical Assisting Program

Decatur, Early, Grady, Miller and Seminole Residents

Ten residents of Southwest Georgia received their certificates for successful completion of the Bainbridge College (BC) Medical Assisting Program, part of the Technical Studies Division. Students honored in the Aug. More...

MCHS NEWS

Hey, everybody! Last weekend FFA officers went to Mexico Beach for officer training. We discussed fund-raisers, planned meetings throughout the year, and went over officer duties and parts. More...

Russian Fulbright Scholar to Teach Art at BC

A First for Bainbridge

Bainbridge College (BC) students and the larger Southwest Georgia community will have the opportunity to learn from a Fulbright Scholar, the first Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at BC. During fall semester this year, Dr. More...

Obituaries

MARJORIE DAVIS ZIPPERER

Mrs. Marjorie Davis Zipperer, age 82, of Colquitt died Tuesday, August 19, 2008, at Miller County Hospital. Mrs. Zipperer was born September 17, 1925, in Miller County. More...

ROBERT MARTIN PEEK

Robert Martin Peek, age 51, of Jacksonville, FL, formerly of Colquitt, died Tuesday, August 19, 2008, at St. Vincents Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL. Mr. Peek was born December 3, 1956, in Miller County. More...

HUGH FLETCHER

Hugh M. Fletcher, 87, of Bainbridge passed away Thursday, August 21, 2008, at his residence. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 23, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Danny Shepard, Pastor Robert Baggs, and Rev. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Residents at the nursing home enjoyed a week full of activities starting with Sunday School on Sunday morning and South Mt. Zion Church with them on Sunday afternoon. More...

Blood donors of all types needed to end summer blood shortage

ATLANTA - As students throughout the region bid farewell to summer, the American Red Cross wants to remind donors that though school is back in session, the summer blood shortage is far from over. More...

How to save the taxpayer

A president's pension currently is $191,300 per year, until he is 80 years old. Assuming the next president lives to age 80. Sen. McCain would receive ZERO pension as he would reach 80 at the end of two terms as president. Sen. More...

Pirates win scrimmage game against the Eagles of Webster County

The bad weather from Fay held off for our Mighty Pirates to play their scrimmage game here at Pirate Field against Webster County Eagles, and it was a great game played by our team. More...

Grand Jury returns 138 true bills

In the 2008 August term of the Miller County Grand Jury calendar, the following charges were made: Charlie Hightower, possession of cocaine, manufacture of marijuana, possession of marijuana, true billed. More...

From drought to flood in one day

This area of Georgia and most of the Panhandle will no longer have to worry about the drought that has plagued this part of Georgia, Florida and Alabama for the past two years. More...

Religion

'We can't bottle time'

Inspiration

"If I could save time in a bottle The first thing that I'd like to do is to save every day till eternity passes away just to spend them with you." Some of you will recognize these words as some of the lyrics from Jim Croce's love song, "Time In A B More...

Prayer of Consolation

During the service, the pastor asked if anyone in the congregation would like to express thanks for prayers which had been answered. A lady stood up and came forward. She said, "I have a reason to thank the Lord. More...

Public Safety

Public Safety Report

August 18 799G Alarm, Hwy. 91 S. •Escort, Miller County to Baker County Line •Served 2 Civil Papers, Hwy. 27 S. •Served Civil Paper, Main St. •Served Civil Paper, Cuthbert St. •Assist EMS, Henry Miller Rd. More...

Law Enforcement Reports

Vehicle Accident On August 21, Ray M. Houston was backing out of a parking space. James Starlin Muller was stopped behind another vehicle in the drive through line. Houston backed into Starlin. More...

Living & Style

Miss Wade to wed Mr. Chapman Oct. 4

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Parker of Bainbridge announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Parker Wade of Bainbridge, to Mr. Casey Dustin Chapman, also of Bainbridge. More...

Two Catholic boys

submitted by: FC Garrett

There were two Catholic boys, Timothy Murphy and Antonio Secola, whose lives parallel each other in amazing ways. In the same year Timothy was born in Ireland, Antonio was born in Italy. More...

Bailey turns two!

Bailey Rhea Franklin celebrated her second birthday on Saturday, July 19, at her home with a Dora, Wet and Wild Party. Bailey and her friends enjoyed playing on her slip/ slide, mini pools and slide pool. Dora cake and ice cream were served. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Wish you were there-

Hope you have missed us. We've been gone since Saturday, August 16. To fly to Salt Lake City, we drove to Tallahassee, FL, for a short flight to naturally Atlanta. More...

Cartoon

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Wouldn't it be great-

Wouldn't it be great to turn on the TV and hear any U.S. President, Democrat or Republican, give the following speech? "My Fellow Americans: As you all know, the defeat of the Iraq regime has been completed. More...