July 22, 2009 RSS feed / Community

News Around Us

Blakely - Authorities are looking for a suspect who held a Quick Buys cashier at gunpoint Sunday night about 10 p.m. while taking an undisclosed amount of the store's money from the cash register. More...

Interesting Information on Iraq!

1. The Garden of Eden was in Iraq. 2. Mesopotamia, which is now Iraq, was the cradle of civilization! 3. Noah built the ark in Iraq. 4. The Tower of Babel was in Iraq. 5. Abraham was from Ur, which is in Southern Iraq. 6. More...

Lie-clocks

A man arrived in heaven. As he stood in front of the Pearly Gates, he saw a huge wall of clocks behind St. Peter. He asked, More...

Two big celebrations held

A celebration of 50 years of marriage and 49 years in ministry for Sally and Dr. Carl Marshall (pastor of First Baptist Church) was held Sunday, July 19, 2009, at the First Baptist Church in Colquitt. More...

A little known fact..

The first testicular guard "Cup" was used in hockey in 1874 and the first helment was used in 1984. It took 100 years for men to realize that the brain is also important. More...

In God we trust!!

After a few of the usual Sunday evening hymns, the church's pastor slowly stood up, walked over to the pulpit and, before he gave his sermon for the evening, he briefly introduced a guest minister who was in the service that evening. More...

Cacatlilo tno

"The U.S. Supreme Court punted in a challenge to the unfair Voting Rights Act. Now the ball is in Congress' court. More...

Court strikes down CO2 ruling, orders ALJ procedural review

The Georgia Court of Appeals has overturned Fulton County Superior Court Judge Thelma Wyatt Cummings Moore's ruling that the Longleaf Energy air permit was invalid because it failed to limit carbon dioxide emissions. More...

Pandemic H1N1 confirmed in area

ALBANY-A 16-year-old Dougherty County male has been added to the list of Southwest Health District's patients confirmed with Pandemic H1N1, says Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. More...

Suspect arrested for child molestation

Blakely- On July 14, 2009, investigators with the Early County Sheriff 's Office arrested Shawn Darnell Sheffield Jr., 19 years of age, of 7225 Pullen Road, Damascus. More...

Reasons and Seasons

People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime... When you figure out which it is, you know exactly what to do. When someone is in your life for a reason, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed outwardly or inwardly. More...

Mosquito-borne virus confirmed in Grady County

A horse in Grady County has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a disease that can cause severe illness in humans, said Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. More...

Class of 1948 holds reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1948 held its 61st reunion on May 15 and 16. On Friday afternoon Doris and W.H. Phillips hosted the reunion at their home on Bainbridge Highway. More...

Welcome Molly Allison Franklin

Hugh and Lana Franklin would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Molly Allison Franklin. Molly was born on May 13, 2009, at Donalsonville Hospital. She weighed six pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 and 3/4 inches long. More...

Photo of the Past

Can anyone guess who these young people are? The photo was taken around 1930. If you think you know, please call the Liberal before Friday at 5:00 p.m. More...

President's job to be outsourced to India

Washington, DC -- Congress today announced that the office of President of the United States of America will be outsourced to India as of September 1, 2009. More...