October 27, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Taking drugs on Tybee fun!

Tybee Island— Things on Tybee Island are not exactly the same as they are over the bridge in Savannah or in the rest of Georgia. More...

Airman Matthew N. Powell

Air Force Airman Matthew N. Powell has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Proudly They Serve

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Tonya V. Himes has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.   More...

Head Start and Colquitt Police Dept. participate in American Heart Walk

Miller County Head Start in collaboration with the Colquitt Police Department participated in the American Heart Walk where the staff, children, parents, and community volunteers walked two times a month for 15 minutes. More...

GA’s unemployment rate unchanged at 10 percent in September

One wonders where would we be without the $800 Billion Federal Stimulus money?   At left, just a few of the turtles either saved or created by federal stimulus money for the $6 million turtle tunnel under Highway 27, north of Tallahassee. More...

Just be thankful

I am thankful:   For the wife who says it's hot dogs tonight because she is home with me, and not out with someone else.   For the teenager who is complaining about doing dishes because it means she is at home, not on the streets. More...

UGA engineers work to turn chicken fat into fuel

Instead of petroleum, maybe chicken fat

That pack of skinless, boneless chicken breasts at the grocery store came from fully feathered birds. More...

Who is the Army?

Before I left for a two week visit with our troops in Iraq recently, I met Colonel Peter Hoffman of Ft. Stewart at a local luncheon. During our conversation, Colonel Hoffman made the comment that the Army is a microcosm of society. More...

Burned biscuits

from God's Works   More...

A good hat is an asset

It's not unusual to see a man in these parts with a hat or a cap on.   Wig Geer sent us this photo that he took while at Hardee’s not too long ago. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

First Tuesday Book Club   More...

Little Johnny strikes again

A young female teacher was giving an assignment to her Grade 6 class one day. It was a large assignment, so she started writing high up on the chalkboard. Suddenly there was a giggle from one of the boys in the class. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A lot of love, fond memories and other heart-felt emotions were flowing freely Saturday at Spring Hill Christmas Tree Farm. More...

Burn ban lifted as instant permitting system started

Georgia’s annual ban on outdoor burning ended at midnight on September 30, clearing the way for residents to use a fast, new burn permitting system provided by the Georgia Forestry Commission. More...

What do teachers make?

The dinner guests were sitting around the table discussing life. One man, a CEO, decided to explain the problem with education. More...

Chronic wasting disease not present in Georgia

Import regulations designed to keep deer herd CWD-free

Prohibiting chronic wasting disease from entering Georgia is an ongoing effort. More...

Remedy for Fire Ants

I thought since most of us have fire ants from time to time, this might be a safer and less smelly way to kill the little buggers. It's worth a try. More...

Oklahoma did it anyway!

While everyone is focusing on Arizona's new law, look what Oklahoma has been doing! More...

Driver's test shows many can't pass

You've got your driver's license, but if you had to retake the written exam today, could you pass the test?   If your answer was "no," you're not alone -- especially in Georgia. More...

Police do care

I get irritated when people come down on our police officers, saying that they don't care. Well, here is a story that shows not all cops are in that category. More...

Don't you ever think one vote doesn't count

Especially in Miller County

By the smallest of margins...   In 1800 - Thomas Jefferson was elected president by one vote in the House of Representatives after a tie in the Electoral College. More...

Early/Absentee voting continues Oct. 25-29

Miller County voters have one more week to participate in early/absentee voting for the upcoming November 2 General Election, Mrs. Evelyn Stubbs, Miller County Board of Elections and Registration Supervisor, reported this week.   More...