BC Trees Project Pays Back Mother Nature

Bainbridge College’s Student Wellness Center under construction will be a very welcome addition to the college and community when it opens in the fall. But construction for the 77,000-square-foot facility required removing several dozen pine trees from the lovely “central park” that is the geographic hub of the main campus for the college, whose logo includes pine trees and an […]



I happened to run upon my cousin Donna not long ago. Hadn’t seen her in about a hundred years. It was a pleasant reunion. “Gee, Bobby,” she said, noting my full beard and recently acquired ponytail, “you look like a writer.” “Why, thanks, sweetheart,” I replied, unbuttoning my patch-sleeved tweed jacket and doing my very best to look even more […]

Seminole Ramlins

The greatest thing that has happened this week here at Wingate’s was the visit from a badly wounded Iraq War veteran. After months in hospitals, he is finely able to be out and about. He loves to fish and chose to come here because he went to elementary school with the owners, Beth Sloan and Gale Goodman. Mike Sloan was […]

Jordann Thoman Jordan named to dean’s list at Temple

Jordann Thoman Jordan has been named to the Dean’s List for fall semester 2009 at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. She is in the doctoral program of the School of Pharmacy at Temple. She received her white coat during the traditional ceremony held in September 2009. Jordann is a 2004 honor graduate of Miller County High School and a 2009 […]

Kaley Givens on Dean’s List at Georgia Southwestern Dean’s List

Georgia Southwestern State University student Kaley Givens of Colquitt earned Dean’s List honors during the Fall 2009 semester. To be on the Dean’s List, a student must take at least 15 credit hours in a given semester and have between a 3.5 and 3.99 grade point average.

The Baptist white lie cake

Have you ever told a white lie? You are going to love this, especially all of the ladies who bake for church events. Alice Grayson was to bake a cake for the Baptist Church Ladies’ Group in Tuscaloosa, but forgot to do it until the last minute. She remembered it the morning of the bake sale and after rummaging through […]

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Read Across America Plans Finalized

The month of February has brought many exciting events to Miller County Elementary School. Not only have the students played in the snow, attended a Valentine Dance, had an author visit the school, they have participated in activities to kick off Read Across America. We began our kickoff with Wacky Socks Day. Last week the students engaged in “Hats off […]

News worth seeing

There are approximately three million people wearing the uniform for the USA today. They are scattered all over the world. Some are in very hot spots; some are not; some by air, some by sea, and some by land. Some of our soldiers are welcomed sights in their locations, and some of them are a hated foe. Thank God for […]

MCES announces Good Citizens

Miller County Elementary School is pleased to honor the Good Citizens for the month of January. These children were nominated by their teachers to receive this honor. This award is a part of our character education program led by our counselor, Leslie Godwin. Each month a word is chosen as the character education word of the month. The January word […]