2007-06-20

Colquitt Lions Club elects officers



The Colquitt Lions Club members and their guests met Thursday night, June 14, 2007, at Sugar Hill. Lion President Ben Clenney welcomed everyone in attendance. After prayer by Randy Clenney, everyone was invited to a large selection of BBQ and all the trimmings. After a delicious meal was served, Lion Clenney announced the officers for the new year, and they […]

Counterfeit bills surfacing in surrounding counties



The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the circulation of counterfeit $50 and $100 bills in the community after an individual encountered the fake bills in his day-to-day business and brought them to the Decatur County Sheriff’s office. There were two $100 bills and five $50 bills, and the person said some of the $50 bills had come from a […]

LIBRARY NEWS



Raggs the Comedy Hobo Raggs the Comedy Hobo will perform his “Simply Amazing Program” at the James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library on Tuesday, June 26, at 4 p.m. Also known as Randy J. Bennett, Raggs is influenced by comic actors Red Skelton, Bob Hope and Jerry Lewis. A gifted storyteller, Raggs is equally skilled in comedy magic and juggling […]

“Commissioner’s Cut”



The Board of Commissioners held its regular session meeting on Tuesday. Sanford Bishop’s Field Representative, Mr. Wallace Sholar, attended our meeting. The survey for Griffin Sheffield Road that we had to have done was completed on Saturday, so we can move on to the next step in getting the portion of the road paved. The City and County will be […]

Don’t leave them alone in a car



The Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR), Division of Public Health, and the Safe Kids of Georgia community partners urge parents not to leave children unsupervised in vehicles for any length of time. As we are in the summer season, it is crucial to remember that in a matter of minutes, the temperature in your vehicle could top 160 degrees […]

Bob grows ’em big



Bob Daniels grew these giant zucchini squash in his garden. He has been growing them about eight or ten years. “These are not the biggest I’ve ever grown. If it had rained, no telling how big they would have been,” stated Bob. These weighed around six pounds each.

Nursing Home News



This past week the residents enjoyed Willie and Candice Miller for the music and Howard Small for a prayer to help the residents celebrate “donuts for dad.” The Colquitt FWB Church will be giving the birthday party for the residents Wednesday, June 20. The residents will be on the front porch for some good old lemonade. Activities for the week: […]

News Around Us



Bainbridge – Sunday afternoon Bainbridge Public Safety officers responded to Jones- Wheat Elementary School where principal Larry Clark and Sheila McLendon reported damage to the front door and to a destroyed vending machine. McLendon told police she and her husband had stopped by the school to pick up some paperwork, and they noticed a door to the teacher’s lounge was […]

Picture of the Past



Can anyone guess who this lady is? If you think you can, please call the Liberal before Friday at 5:00 p.m.

One Thing To Never Forget



Your presence is a present to the world. You’re unique and one of a kind. Your life can be what you want it to be. Take the days, just one at a time. Count your blessings, not your troubles. You’ll make it through, whatever comes along. Within you, are so many answers. Understand, have courage, be strong. Don’t put limits […]