November 25, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Season Ends in Savannah

It was a good, hard-fought season.

It was a long ride over to Savannah, Georgia, and a much longer ride coming home. There were a lot of strikes against the Pirates and Pirate fans before we ever got to Savannah last Friday evening. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -A man talking on the phone at the Grocery Outlet on Scott Street was beaten and robbed of his cash at about 11 p.m. on Tuesday night.   Four punks walked up to the Hispanic male and demanded his cash. More...

Bainbridge College Nursing Students Elected to State Offices

Two members of Bainbridge Association of Nursing Students (BANS) at Bainbridge College (BC), who are pursuing studies in the Associate of Science Degree in the Nursing Program, were elected to office at the annual Georgia Association of Nursing Stud More...

A smile never hurt anyone

Don't worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older, it will avoid you. - Winston Churchill   <><>   Maybe it's true that life begins at 50. More...

School & Sports

MCES News

A major shift is underway in K-12 education! There will be changes in how school districts approach, administer, and utilize testing information to make informed decisions. This type of testing is known as Benchmark Testing. More...

Lady Pirates chosen for All-Region

Recently our Miller County softball coaches, Ms. Joni and Ms. Jara, met with the west area coaches to select the All-Region players for Region 1-A. Several Lady Pirates received honors. Jenna Phillips was chosen as Pitcher of the Year. More...

Miller County HOSA Celebrates HOSA Week

The Miller County High School HOSA students celebrated HOSA week by honoring the retired teachers with a Subway luncheon and cheesecakes, which were donated by Mrs. Linda Trammell. More...

Obituaries

ANDREW JOHNSON MERRITT

Mr. Andrew Johnson Merritt, age 87, of Colquitt, died Sunday, November 22, 2009, at his residence.   Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 24, at 3:00 p.m. at Bellview Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Mounts and Rev. More...

ANNIE BAILEY ROLAND

Mrs. Annie Bailey Roland, age 65, of Colquitt, died Monday, November 16, 2009, at her residence.   Funeral services were held Thursday, November 19, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Harris and Rev. More...

SARA ELIZABETH HENLEY TABB

Mrs. Sara Elizabeth Henley Tabb, age 95, of Colquitt died Saturday, November 21, 2009, at Miller Nursing Home.   Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 24, at 11:00 a.m. at Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Tony Mock and Rev. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

We had a very eventful week this past week. We had all of our regular activities, Sunday School, Bible Study, Church, and of course bingo as well as many extras this past week.   More...

More H1N1 vaccine becomes available in time to ensure children get second dose

Around 1,700 more doses of H1N1 nasal spray are available in time for children who need a second dose of vaccine to achieve full immunity, says Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant.  More...

Pneumonia shot can help

Pneumonia has been identified as an important complication in severe and fatal cases of Pandemic H1N1 influenza virus infections. More...

Hometown Holidays opens Christmas season Sunday

Colquitt Coupon winners are...

The official Christmas Season opened this past weekend in Colquitt as Hometown Holidays got underway Sunday afternoon, beginning at 1:00 p.m. and lasting until 5:00 p.m.   More...

Miller County FFA Alumni reaches milestone

Well over four years ago, at the March 31, 2005, meeting of the Miller County FFA Alumni Association, the group was made aware that the present FFA truck no longer met the needs of the local FFA chapters. More...

Religion

‘Are You Really Thankful?’

Inspiration

As I thought about the word “thanksgiving,” it made me wonder when it was first and last mentioned in the Bible. More...

Public Safety

911 MC SO/EMS/FD CALLS

November 21 • Assist Motorist - Grady Cobb Rd. • Assist Motorist - Bellview Rd. • •Assist Motorist - Bellview Rd. •Out with subject - Davistown Rd. •EMS Call - Clenney Hill Rd. More...

Arrest/Booking Reports

• Antonio B. More...

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS November 16 800D Traffic Stop 4x •Disturbance •Security Check 3x   800E Bus Detail •Deliver Message, Kirk St. •Take Paperwork, Probation Office •Report of Theft, GSP Office   More...

Living & Style

Miss Carr, Mr. Ross engaged

Dr. and Mrs. Michael R. Carr Sr. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Nicole, to Jeffrey Adam Ross. The wedding will take place on Saturday, December 19, 2009, at 5:00 p.m. More...

10 Signs you have been away from church too long

10 - You think Song of Solomon is a song on the top 40 countdown this week.   9 - You thought there were only two Kings in the Old Testament, first and second.   8 - You thought Lottie Moon was somewhere in the Solar System. More...

Riffle, Mason to wed

Together with their families, Karen Juanita Riffle and James Gregory Mason are happy to announce their engagement.   The bride-elect is the daughter of Virginia Riffle and the late Junior "Shorty" Riffle of Bainbridge.   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Give Thanks!

Lord, it's good to be thankful.   If you really think about it, if you can still think, there are so many things to be thankful for; it make me almost ashamed of myself. More...

Cartoon

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Another failed president

Barrack Obama is on track to have the most spectacularly failed presidency since Woodrow Wilson. In the modern era, we've seen several failed presidencies--led by Jimmy Carter and LBJ. More...