December 3, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Bad weather causes little damage

Several twister-like rotations were reported Friday in several areas of the county. One tornado-like cloud moved over U.S. Highway 27 south of Colquitt, but luckily, the high wind did not touch down. More...

A turnip green story

A sad story with a happy ending… Once there was a little turnip green whose best friend was named Cornbread. They played happily in the fields until one day a little ole lady came to invite them home with her. More...

Dangerous intersections need lights

How many deaths will it take?

On November 25, Almedia McLendon, 63, of 1940 Phillipsburg Road, driving a 2004 Ford Taurus, while attempting to cross U.S. Highway 27 from North 4th Street, struck Rosa M. Miller, 63, of 607 4th St. More...

Don't wait too long to enjoy holiday leftovers

Toss the turkey three days after the big meal, or you may bite off more than you bargain for.

Leftover turkey and dressing or a slice of pumpkin pie can be a wonderful after-the-holidays treat. But don't wait too long to eat them, says a University of Georgia food safety expert. More...

A Letter from a Granddad…

Guess you heard that 68% of "the youth vote" went to Obama. My granddaughter called this morning to tell me she was one of them. I replied with this: Dear Susan, The election of Obama comes down to this. More...

Photo of the Past

Can anyone guess who these young children and father are? If you think you can, please call the Liberal before Friday at 5:00 p.m. More...

Safety tips for decorating during the holidays

With more than 32 million homes decorating real Christmas trees this season, according to the National Christmas Tree Association (NCTA), there is no doubt that this holiday season will bring cheer. More...

Crooked Oak Cup matches a keeper

News from Crooked Oak Golf Club The Crooked Oak Cup Matches were won by the White Team, captained by Jeff Adkinson, 41 to 22. Points were won by team members playing matches against the other team. Three points were available in each match. More...

Timely Quotes for times like these

"The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism, but under the name of liberalism they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program until one day America will be a socialist nation without ever knowing More...

Thanks from Lila Grace

Lila Grace Frank would like to thank everyone in the community who is helping her raise can tabs for the Shriners' Hospital. Please continue to save the tabs. Everyone has been very supportive with this great cause. More...

Library News

Food for Fines The Southwest Georgia Regional Library System will accept nonperishable food donations to pay for overdue fines. Each donation equals one dollar of fines. More...

Watch those gift cards

Before you do any holiday shopping, or get stuck with any unused or non-honorable gift cards, take a look at the list below. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - At 1:40 a.m. on Wednesday night, an unmasked male robbed Mr. Pipps with a knife and got away with about $175.00 in cash. The store clerk, Angela, described that she looked up and the suspect had pulled an eight inch knife. More...

Home County-------------------

"Hey Bert!" we all said, cheerfully, as our pal joined us at the Mule Barn truck stop's philosophy counter. Bert just groaned, flipped over his coffee mug for Mavis to fill, and sank his head into his hands. "Bad news?" Steve asked. More...

DHR promotes campaign to reduce lead in the environment

ATLANTA (GA) - The Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health is partnering with the Georgia Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (GCLPPP), the Georgia Recycling Coalition and others to promote reusing and recycling More...

The funniest joke-----

Read this slowly. Let it sink in. Quietly we go. Sheep to slaughter. Absolutely The Funniest Joke Ever ! . . . ON US! More...

Picture of the Past

Last week's picture of the past was Laverne Brooks, Dr. T.I. Brooks, and C.E. Brooks Jr. Those guessing correctly were Wattie Hays and Edwina Thomley. More...

Just in time for Christmas

Dennis Perkins stated, "When it comes down to having a green thumb, I guest Charlie Lee has it; however, I think Curly planted the seed that grew the tree." The Reverend Charlie Lee and Sister Curly Kyles started this tree from a seed. More...

Tangerine tree plentiful

Who would have thought that there would be citrus trees growing and producing right here in Miller County, GA? This tangerine tree is located in Boykin at the home of Betty Josey. More...