November 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

County to make courthouse look better

The Miller County Courthouse is getting a face lift.  Now you can’t find too many people from Miller County who wouldn’t agree that anything would be an improvement over what we now have as a courthouse.  More...

Community

Pray for Tripp

I don't often ask my Facebook friends or others to pray for someone that I don't even know, but this time it's different!  I do not know Tripp, but I've been following his story from the beginning. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Food for Fines   More...

Red Kettles and Bell Ringers

Just a reminder...

As you open your pocketbooks for the next natural disaster, or the Christmas season, please keep these facts in mind: The American Red Cross President and CEO Marsha J. Evans' salary for the 2011 was $951,957 plus expenses. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY  REPORTS  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 21 799R • Put out funeral signs, Thompson Town Road • Fire, Babcock Road • Traffic stop, Hwy. 91S • Traffic stop, Hwy. More...

Living & Style

A Christmas Story-If you just had 75¢

In September 1960, I woke up one morning with six hungry babies and just 75 cents in my pocket.  Their father was gone.  The boys ranged from three months to seven years; their sister was two.  Their dad had never been much more than a More...

Truths & Wisdom of the game

•Gentlemen, it is better to have died a small boy........than to fumble THIS football"  John Heisman  •"Show me a good and gracious loser.......and I'll show you a failure."  Knute Rockne /Notre Dame  •"I make my pr More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A few remembrances!

There are a number of holidays that I enjoy. Thanksgiving is one of them. Over the years, mine have changed, drastically.  When I was coming up, we were taught family. More...

Shopping goes down the drain

Everyone has a horror story about someone doing something stupid while trying to send or read a text message on a smartphone.  More...

A ‘Southern Gentleman’

Editor’s note: This article was sent to Charles Jordan, a co-worker and partner for many years at Colquitt Ford. More...

Pirates bow out in state play- offs

Great game, short on points

Everyone knew it would not be just a walk in the park against Wilkinson County; it was back in 1999 in the second round of state play-offs that our Pirates met face to face against the Warriors. More...

Two charged with possession

On Wednesday, November 21, Colquitt Police Department Officer Tyrone Burns was patrolling on Highway 45 North.  While on patrol, the officer noticed a white Chevy S-10 traveling south on Highway 45 with no brake lights.  More...

Religion

It pays to come clean!

Inspiration

After spending the first 30 years of my life as a country boy, it was a big deal when Gale and I and our two girls moved 500 miles away to central Florida. More...

Goodbye, Mother!

A young man was walking through a supermarket to pick up a few things when he noticed an old lady following him around. Thinking nothing of it, he ignored her and continued on.  More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Pastor’s Viewpoint is written by Buddy Whatley (cbwhatley@hotmail.com), a retired United Methodist pastor living in Lakemont and Ochlocknee, Georgia. More...

School & Sports

Parker and Mac Broome had a successful hunt

Parker Broome, seven years old, and Mac Broome, eight years old, sons of Dee Broome of Donalsonville and Tammy Black of Bainbridge, had a successful hunt over Thanksgiving holidays. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Fishing is sometimes more than just fun

Two of my adult fishing buddies when I was a kid were World War Two veterans. More...

The Devil and the duck

There was a little boy visiting his grandparents on their farm.  He was given a slingshot to play with out in the woods.  He practiced in the woods, but he could never hit the target.  Getting a little discouraged, he headed back for d More...

Obituaries

INEZ POWELL

Mrs. Inez Powell, age 95, of Colquitt died Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Friday, November 23, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Larry Powell, Rev. Bobby Whittaker and Rev. More...

AGNES GILBERT CAUBLE

Mrs. Agnes Gilbert Cauble, age 76, of Iron City, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2012, at the Seminole Manor Nursing Home in Donalsonville.  A memorial service for Mrs. Cauble was held on Tuesday, November 27, at 2:00 p.m. More...

PAMELA W. BATTLES

Pamela W. Battles, age 56, of Bainbridge passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 11: 00 a. m. on Friday, November 23, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. DeWitt Phillips officiating. More...

Health

What’s the difference between cold and flu?

How many times have you dismissed sniffles as “just a cold,” and carried on with a stuffed nose and sinuses assuming that the symptoms would eventually run their course, perhaps a bit more quickly with a few doses of Mom’s homemade More...

Medicare Part X-NEW SENIORS' PROGRAM....

You're a sick senior citizen, and the government says there is no nursing home available for you. So what do you do?  Our plan gives anyone 65 years or older a gun and four bullets. You are allowed to shoot four politicians!  More...

Holiday food safety tips

(StatePoint) Great food is the centerpiece of any holiday celebration, and practicing safe food handling in the kitchen is an important part of holiday meal preparation. More...