May 12, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Oasis Gift Shop at Emerald Lake RV Resort & Restaurant now open

The Oasis Gift Shop is a unique place in itself just like the name. It carries electronics (TV's, digital cameras, home theater systems), RV supplies, pool novelties, mayhaw jelly, jewelry, rocking chairs and many other interesting items.   More...

Community

Miller County Coalition continues fight for tobacco-free community

Colquitt– The fight against tobacco use in Miller County is gaining strength as members of the business community and other concerned citizens continue their focus on cessation and youth prevention programs, including smoking policy changes an More...

Tabb recognized for academic achievement and leadership

The United States Coast Guard Academy announced that John Philip Tabb from Buffalo, Wyoming, has been recognized for superior academic achievement and leadership potential. More...

William T. Clearman Space Camp Scholarship Winners for 2010

A special program honoring William T. Clearman was held at Miller County Middle School on Friday, April 30. This was an exciting time for teachers, seventh and eighth grade students, school administrators, and parents.   More...

Living & Style

Welcome, Anna Jane Griffin

Carey and Jane Moye proudly announce the birth of their first granddaughter, Anna Jane Griffin. Anna was born April 15, 2010, at Martin Army Hospital in Fort Benning. She weighed nine pounds, one ounce, and was 22 inches long. More...

Griner, Holt speak vows

Ashley Suzanne Holt of Colquitt and David Austin Griner of Camilla were united in marriage on Saturday, April 10, 2010, at five o’clock in the afternoon at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church. Reverend William Smith officiated.   More...

Hines celebrates third birthday

John Hines Roberts celebrated his third birthday on Saturday, April 24, with his family and friends. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Prayers, Mothers and Proms!

My first wife doesn't like me to say it, but sometimes I think I'm getting too old for some of this.   More...

Cartoon

Full Story

What a difference a day — or two — makes

On a recent Saturday I spent several wonderful hours with my grandchildren. They were as happy and carefree as a 2-year-old and a 3-yearold could be. More...

Shooting trial in Early County ends with plea bargains

According to numerous news reports, just months after Charles Grant wrapped up the NFL season as a member of the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints, the former defensive end was on trial for involuntary manslaughter. More...

All 2010 MCHS graduating seniors pass graduation test

One of the Georgia Department of Education’s requirements for receiving a high school diploma is passing all parts of the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT).   More...

Pirate Stars Sign Scholarships

On Thursday morning, May 6, friends and family gathered at the new Pirate Gymnasium to watch the signing of scholarships by three Pirates and one Lady Pirate. More...

Religion

Motherhood for Life’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   More...

Prayer For Such A Time As This ––––––––––––––

Editor’s note: This is a new service of this newspaper. In the past few months, my family came to realize what the power of prayer can do for a person, a community, a marriage, a church, a nation or you name it. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   May 3 800D Traffic Stop 2x •Disturbance, 45 S. •Security Check 3x   800E Court, Decatur County •Vehicle Accident, Brinson Rd. More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

ACTIVITY FOR APRIL • Arrest Warrants Served - 24 • Civil Papers Served - 48 • Subpoenas Served - 35 • Citations Issued - 40 CITATIONS FOR APRIL • Following Within 200 Feet of an Emergency Vehicle - 1 • Failure to Sto More...

School & Sports

Miller County students recognized with pins for writing competition

The first place winners of the Miller County Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition and their teachers were recognized and awarded an achievement pin Monday, May 3, 2010, at the regular monthly Miller County Board of Education Meeting held at Cit More...

BACKROADS AND BObTAILS

MISSING MY OLD KEDS

I spent a good part of the day yesterday taking inventory of my footwear wardrobe. (I know, I know. I should get a life. Humor me, if you will.) It didn’t take me long to realize that I own a heckuva lot of shoes. More...

Seminole Ramlins

Benny West, Colquitt Georgia’s Champion Gator Gitter, on Friday took out a huge gator at the boat basin in Bainbridge, then early evening he took out one at Wingate’s near the launching ramp. More...

Obituaries

DR. WILLIAM GRIMES JR.

Dr. William H. Grimes Jr. died in Atlanta on May 5, 2010. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 8, at 11:00 a,m, at First Baptist Church of Decatur with Rev. Julie Pennington- Russell and Dr. Peter Rhea Jones officiating. More...

Patsy Kimbrel Richardson

The number 10 in the Bible means “God’s number of completeness - sufficient for God’s purposes.” On the 10th day of May, 2010, Patsy Kimbrel Richardson passed to be with her Lord and Savior. More...

WALTER LAMAR PIERCE SR.

Walter Lamar Pierce, Sr., age 90, of Donalsonville passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. More...