October 26, 2011 RSS feed / Community

GA- HITREC Recognizes Miller County Hospital

The Georgia Health IT Regional Extension Center ( GA- HITREC) recognized 17 of the state’s most innovative and influential health care providers for their leadership in the nationwide transition toward electronic health records ( EHR). More...

Cupcake Gang celebrates

The Cupcake Gang has been busy these last few weeks. In September, they gathered at Emerald Lake to surprise Glenda Fulford on her birthday. More...

Retired Educators Day proclaimed

Governor Nathan Deal has proclaimed the day of Sunday, November 6, 2011, as Retired Educators Day in Georgia and urge our citizens to recognize the lasting contributions of our state’s retired educators. More...

Early detection boosts survival rates in women

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women - and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States - but mammography can detect it at its earliest, most treatable stage, says Southwest Health District Health More...

Oklahoma did it anyway!

While everyone is focusing on Arizona's new law, look what Oklahoma has been doing!  An update from Oklahoma: Oklahoma law passed, 37 to 9, had a few liberals in the mix, an amendment to place the Ten Commandments on the front entrance to the st 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.  Almost 33 million -- or 16.4 percent of licensed drivers acros More...

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Georgia’s jobless rate increases to 10.3 percent in September

ATLANTA – Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.3 percent in September, its highest level since January. The September rate was up one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.2 percent in August. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - There were arguments both for and against whether or not Bainbridge should allow Sunday alcohol sales at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, but the council ultimately took no action on a resolution to put the question to voters. More...

Gun Control/ WV

President Barack Obama, at a recent rural elementary school assembly in West Virginia, asked the audience for total quiet.  In the silence, he started to slowly clap his hands once every few seconds, holding the audience in total silence. More...

Carter-Dunn family reunion

The descendants, relatives, and friends of George Washington “Coon” Carter and Ella Fain Dunn Carter gathered for the 41st consecutive year on Saturday, October 1, 2011, at the Miller County old high school on Perry Drive.  Registrat More...

Peanut farmers nuts about possible higher prices

The peanut harvest season is winding down for 2011. Many of the larger growers with the large peanut pickers have finished and are now working on a great cotton harvest. More...

UGA engineers work to turn chicken fat into fuel

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