‘God’s Plans Never Fail’


(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) It has been an exciting time around our church in recent weeks as we have done some major improvements to our kitchen. Walls have been painted; extra lighting has been added, and cabinets have been installed. Included in the project was the purchase of new chairs and tables for the fellowship hall. Anything […]

‘The Sower’ now eternal

Michael Guido, known affectionately around the world as “The Sower” is now in heaven rejoicing with old friends and new acquaintances whom he met for the first time as a result of his life-long ministry. Quietly, after a final, peaceful day in Candler County Hospital, and surrounded by family and friends, he slipped gently and gracefully into the presence of […]

Temple Baptist to open doors

Less than two weeks away, and things are moving at a very fast pace. On Saturday, Feb, 28, the Temple Baptist will open its doors to the community. At 2 p.m. the public is invited to an open house. Children, which will be a primary ministry of the church, will be treated to free pony rides. The Open house will […]

Thought for the day:

Lest we forget! Thought for the day: In case we find ourselves starting to believe all the anti-American sentiment and negativity, we should remember England’s Prime Minister Tony Blair’s words during a recent interview. When asked by one of his Parliament members why he believes so much in America, he said: “A simple way to take measure of a country […]

Thank you Father

Dear God: I want to thank You for what you have already done. I am not going to wait until I see results or receive rewards, I am thanking you right now. I am not going to wait until I feel better or things look better, I am thanking you right now. I am not going to wait until people […]

Charges made in riot

Police, deputies and troopers stopped riot and arrested suspects. A near capacity crowd was in attendance of the boys’ and girls’ basketball games between the rival Miller County Pirates and Early County Bobcats Tuesday night, February 10, at Pirate gymnasium. According to witnesses, the riot started after the games between the Pirates and Bobcats were completed, and the boys’ teams […]

Grand Jury returns 101 true bills

The February 2009 term of the Superior Court in Miller County convened Monday morning, February 16, with Judge Ronnie Joe Lane presiding. The grand jury returned 101 true bills, one no bill, and no accusations. A true bill returned in a case by the grand jury does not imply guilt or innocence in a case, but a true bill shows […]

Superintendent Phillips rehired

by MCL staff writer

In an interview with Miller County Superintendent of Schools, Robert Phillips on Monday, February 23, a number of items were addressed. At the last Board of Education meeting on February 9, four BOE members voted to hire Robert Phillips as superintendent at 49 percent of his current salary. Board member David Lovering voted against the motion, stating that he thought […]

Hope Cottage holds Grand Opening

A large crowd gathered last Friday, February 20, at 2:00 p.m. for Colquitt’s newest business, Hope Cottage Family Health Care. Hope Cottage is owned and operated by a Christian Family Nurse Practitioner, Jane L. Gordon, who is no stranger to the area. She and her husband are also the owners of The Captain’s Cup, the coffee shop on the square. […]

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident On February 16, Brian Douglas Smith was traveling North on Hwy. 91 North. A dog entered into the path of Smith’s vehicle. The collision could not be avoided by the driver, and the dog was hit. The damage was to the passenger’s side front bumper and fender. Theft by Taking On February 20, Martha A. Winn advised that […]