March 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Williams earns region’s Instructor of the Year honors

Randy Williams, a Bainbridge College paramedic and emergency medical technician assistant professor, was named this region’s EMS Instructor of the Year.  More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A Bainbridge College student reported being robbed by three men who offered him a ride last Wednesday, March 14.  More...

Second annual Crush Cancer Run a success

Beta Sigma Phi hosted the second annual Crush Cancer Run on Saturday, March 10, to raise money for its Relay for Life team.  This year’s race was dedicated to Beta Sigma Phi member, Ashlie Henley.  Approximately 50 5K and one mile fun More...

The ' Present'

Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room.  One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs.  His bed was next to the room's only window.  The other man had More...

Public Safety

Possession of cocaine arrest

On March 24, 2012, Investigator Kenny Kirkland called Officer Scott Lawson via phone and stated that an informant gave him information of a white subject trying to buy cocaine on Middle St.  More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 19 800F Escort, Peoples- South Bank • Out with subject, Basketball court • Escort, Kangaroo • Total mileage, 127  March 20 800F Med. More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

Living & Style

MCHS Class of 1947 celebrates

The Miller County High School Class of 1947 celebrated its 65th anniversary on March 24, 2012. Joy and Joyce Tully entertained the group with a brunch at their home in Colquitt. More...

Damascus School alumni has first reunion

Damascus School alumni met for their first school reunion on Saturday, March 17, 2012. Approximately 425 classmates returned to the campus for a day of celebration and fellowship. More...

If my body was a car!

If my body was a car, this is the time I would be thinking about trading it in for a newer model. I've got bumps and dents and scratches in my finish, and my paint job is getting a little dull.  But that's not the worst of it. More...

Opinion

Cartoons

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Mosquitoes, gnats and politicians-

In my lifetime, there have been many great times, many good times, a few tough times and some bad times.  Weeks like the past few, are times that I wish I had been fishing.  More...

Under the Gold Dome

The pace of the General Assembly moved into high gear as the House and the Senate tackled a multitude of bills that deal with many different concerns. More...

Gambling warrants served Thursday, with five arrests

As a result of several months of undercover investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, two southwest Georgia businesses had warrants executed on them and five arrests were made charging individuals with gambling activities.  Last year More...

Jo Davis receives state award

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of the Psi State (Georgia) Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is proud to announce that Jo Davis is the recipient of the 2012 Psi State Achievement Award for her outstanding contributions to Psi Stat More...

Business owners to bring in required records or be taken to Superior Court

In an interview Monday with Miller County Chief Appraiser, Tammy Ivy, she stated, “I’m telling you this, those businesses we subpoenaed for Tuesday, March 27, I’ve already got the paper work from Jesse Bowles (Miller County attorney More...

Religion

‘Wearing Papa’s Shoes’

Inspiration

There seems to be no limits to Addyson’s determination to get into things. When she gets out of sight and becomes quiet for the smallest amount of time, we have learned to brace ourselves for almost any kind of surprise. More...

A Grandparent’s day at the park

Fun is a relative quantity. One person’s fun may be somebody else’s drudgery and pain. I know someone, and her name shall remain anonymous, whose idea of fun is rooting through thrift stores all day long. More...

Ducks in Heaven

Three women died together in an accident and went to heaven. When they got there, St. More...

School & Sports

MCES announces third nine weeks honor roll

1st Grade:  Principal’s Honor Roll Hannah Beth Chapman, Jalynn Corriveau, Je’Darren Franklin, Reese Houston, Ashton Jones, Zatwayla Kelly, Will Langley, Cooper Williams, Emma Young  More...

Daniel Allen accepts scholarship from Farm Credit

COLQUITT – Southw est Georgia Farm Credit presented Miller County High School senior Daniel Lamar Allen Jr., a $2,000 scholarship to pursue his college education. Mr. More...

Pollution letters from MCES 3rd graders

Ms. Melissa Whitley’s third grade science class wanted to express their concerns on pollution. More...

Obituaries

MARY INGRAM HATCHER

Mary Ingram Hatcher, 82, of Brinson passed away Saturday, March 24, 2012, at Memorial Hospital.  The funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 27, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Dean officiating. More...

MERLE STANTON JEFFRIES

Mrs. Merle Stanton Jeffries, age 67, of Fort Myer, FL, formerly of Colquitt, died Friday, March 23, 2012, at Gulf Coast Hospital.  Funeral services will be Saturday, March 31, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel. More...

MARY JEANETTE JOHNSON

Mary Jeanette Johnson, age 77, of Jakin passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  Funeral services were held Saturday, March 24, at 11:00 a.m. More...

Health

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer screening saves lives. If everyone who is 50 years old or older were screened regularly, as many as 60% of deaths from this cancer could be avoided.  More...

Glaucoma does not always exhibit symptoms

As the human body ages, certain things might not work as well as they used to. Though no two individuals are the same, there are certain things people expect to deal with as they age.  More...

Skin cancer facts & figures

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. More...