July 29, 2009 RSS feed / Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A Chattahoochee, FL, police officer is facing charges of sexual assault after being taken into custody Saturday afternoon by the Decatur County Sheriff's Special Response Team. According to Maj. More...

MCHS Class Reunion

There will be a reunion the weekend of September 25, 2009, for the Class of 1979 and the classes surrounding that class. More...

Perdue calls on teachers to take furloughs to fill $900 million hole

Public schools and Medicaid will face 3 percent cuts to their budgets, and teachers face the rare prospect of unpaid furloughs as state leaders move to fill a $900 million budget hole. Gov. More...

Colquitt Awarded $1.4 Million to Finance Sewer Infrastructure

Financing Provided Through the ARRA

ATLANTA - As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority (GEFA) Executive Director Phil Foil announced the approval of a Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) loan of $420,000 and a CW More...

Photo of the Past

Last week's picture of the past was (front row, L-R) Roger Grimes, Ted Grimes; (second row) Marjorie Durden, Jeanette Tiner, Lillian Lane; (third row) Lou Ellen Wade, unknown, Hattie Mae Wade. More...

Library News

Bainbridge Subregional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Now Serves Sixteen Counties The Bainbridge Subregional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped now serves sixteen counties in Southwest Georgia. More...

Blakely DNR Ranger Finally Honored

Forty-two years after being killed, Blakely DNR Ranger William Hobbs has finally been added to the rolls of law enforcement killed in the line of duty. More...

Mayhaw Classic draws good crowd and excellent golfers

The Mayhaw Classic was held this past Thursday with 15 teams competing in three flights at Crooked Oak Golf Course. The Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce would like to express their appreciation to both the sponsors and players. More...

Who stole our Social Security?

MillerCo untyLib Roosevelt (Terms of Office March 4, 1933, to April 12, 1945), a Democrat, introduced the Social Security (FICA) Program. He promised: 1.) That participation in the Program would be Completely voluntary, 2. More...

A dog in the road

I remember when I first graduated college. I was already married with a baby son. I had an education degree, but full time teaching jobs where I lived were scarce. More...