Hill to pursue veterinary career

From watching college football, showing livestock, to going shopping, Victoria Hill manages an exciting life. The only daughter of Vic and Jane Hill, the 17-year-old senior, maintains her status as an honor student, and was recently chosen as a senior superlative. Hill diligently involves herself in Future Farmers of America, 4-H, and Georgia Junior Cattlemen’s Association. As a Tift County […]


Don’t miss the train to Cotton Hall for the return of its newest tradition, Cotton Hall Christmas. Your favorite scenes from the original show are paired with new scenes that are sure to bring joy to the entire family. And there’s new music to sing along with, too! It’s Christmas 1942, and everyone is locking their doors, trying to avoid […]

Womblebikes across America in41days

Benjamin Womble finished his 3,000-mile bike tour from Georgia to California with a feeling of accomplishment, 14 new friends, the same two wheels he started with, and one broken arm. Nothing – not even an injury – was going to stop this avid outdoorsman from crossing the finish line at the Santa Monica Pier. “Ben was extremely strong on the […]

Retired Educators Day proclaimed

Sunday, Nov. 4, is Georgia Retired Educators Day. Some of the retired educators from Miller County were on hand when a proclamation was signed by Mayor Jerry Chapman in recognition of those who have served this community in the field of education. WHEREAS: The Governor of the State of Georgia has proclaimed the day of Sunday, November 4, 2007, as […]

birthdays and calendar of events

Wednesday, OCTOBER 31 Halloween Birthdays: Marilyn Brackin, Debbie Sloan, Eddie Lou Chambers, Rayman Preston Jr., William Reed Sr., Kittie Mae Davis, Joy Cutchins, Danielle Glass, Blake Shepard, Austin Spooner, Brenda Joiner, Courtney Brownlee Thursday, November 1 Birthdays: Terry Bevis, Bennie Wayne Cook, Burnell Grant Sr., B.A. Jones Jr., June Massey, Angel Cox, Dr. Joseph Grimsley, Dana Powell, Muriel Simmons, Jane […]

BC professor appears on national TV

Bainbridge College professor and best-selling author Wynton Hall appeared on CSPAN2′ s nationally televised weekend broadcast “Book TV” Oct. 20 for a panel discussion on “Great Books to Read in College” that took place on the campus of George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Appearing with him on the panel were Regnery Publisher Marji Ross and Encounter Books Publisher Peter […]

La Ni├▒apatternlikelyto pr olong Geor gi a dr ought

Athens — Drought conditions are expected to continue across much of Georgia through spring 2008 and may expand into southeast Georgia by spring. A La Niña climate pattern has developed, which increases the probability of a dry, warm winter and spring across most of the state. Current predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Prediction Center are for […]

News Around Us

Bainbridge – A Decatur county couple was arrested after a tip Bainbridge police received Wednesday led them to seize approximately $650 in illegal drugs from their car and residence, according to an investigator. Marvin Perry Parker Jr., 31, of Donalsonville and Yolanda Johnson Parker, 28, of 1051 Pine Hill Road, Bainbridge, were both charged Wednesday afternoon with possession of marijuana […]

Photo of the Past

‘Dirty Glass’


 To the ladies (and a few men who bother to notice), housekeeping is a neverending effort. As soon as one pile of dirty dishes is cleaned and put away, a new batch of dirty ones is already being generated. The same is true for laundry and the multiplicity of other things that go into making a presentable house. (So men, […]