February 20, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Bainbridge College becomes Bainbridge State College

Another two-year college in south Georgia will soon start offering four-year degrees.  The University System of Georgia approved a request yesterday to change the name of Bainbridge College to Bainbridge State College as it expands to include ba More...

New answers to old proverbs

A first grade school teacher had twenty-six students in her class. She presented each child in her classroom the first half of a well- known proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb.  More...

Proper usage important

If only I had realized what they were for! More...

Deal signs provider fee bill that ensures hospitals of critical Medicaid funding

Following remarks at the Georgia Hospital Association’s Annual Meeting, Gov. Nathan Deal today signed Senate Bill 24, which will authorize the board of the Georgia Department of Community Health to implement the hospital provider fee. More...

A Debate We Can Never Resolve

A few weeks ago, in his second inaugural speech, President Obama waded into the longest-running argument our history offers. More...

Gas prices higher than a year ago

Retail gas prices recently surpassed yearago levels and motorists are now paying more for a gallon of gas than they did in 2012.  Nationally, the average price for a gallon of regular retail gasoline is 13 cents more than this time last year.&nb More...

Shootings you might not have heard about

We all heard about the mall shooting in Ore. Did your mass media tell you the whole story?  Did you know.  • A 1997 high school shooting in Pear, Miss. More...

BOC given sealed, court ordered documents to everyone

Are you coming to the Miller County Board of Commissioner's meeting on Friday morning, February 15, one of the commissioners asked.  The clerk of the BOC has given all the commissioners a copy of all the court records of the Miller County Board More...

Grand Jury true bills 75

The February 2013 term of the Superior Court in Miller County convened Monday morning, February 18th with Judge Joe Bishop presiding.  The grand jury returned 75 true bills, 19 no bills and no accusations.  More...

'Big Brother' and your ride

Have you heard about the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NTSA’s) latest plan?  They are proposing the implementation of a new law that would basically require ALL passenger cars and trucks manufactured after Septemb More...

Colquitt hosts 7th Annual Building Creative Communities Conference

You may have noticed lots of visitors walking around town January 30 – February 3. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - On Monday afternoon, Bainbridge Public Safety arrested two Cairo men for shoplifting and several other charges, including possession of methamphetamine and marijuana.  More...

The Good Fairy visits

A moral worth remembering when you are visited by the good fairy!  A married couple in their early 60’s was celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary in a quiet, romantic little restaurant.  More...

'No pets allowed in Heaven'

An old cowboy was riding his trusty horse followed by his faithful dog along an unfamiliar road. More...

How to install a security system

How to install a "country home" security system  1. Go to Goodwill and buy a pair of size 14-16 men's work boots.  2. Place them on your front porch, along with a copy of Guns & Ammo Magazine.   3. More...

Three surprising reasons to give up soda

America has a drinking problem. No, not booze. I'm talking about soft drinks. According to the Beverage Marketing Corporation, the average American guzzles 44.7 gallons of the sweet stuff every year. Not sure what 44.7 gallons looks like? More...

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