December 31, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

A Look Back at the year 2008

As the year 2009 begins, the news of 2008 is now history. To recap last year, here is summary of the articles found in the Miller County Liberal. This final glimpse of 2008 will appear in four installments, covering three months in each segment. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -One of the fights that occurred during our Christmas Parade was between David Lafortune and Ulysses Carter. Last Friday, a large group gathered at the intersection of Sims and Planter Streets for the fight to continue. More...

Bainbridge College LPN Students Complete Studies, Earn Their Pins

Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program students are all smiles after the traditional pinning ceremony that marked their successful completion of the program's coursework at Bainbridge College. More...

DUI can cost money, time and lives

It matters not if you are a social drinker, an occasional drinker or a drunk, it can be very costly for you in money, time and health. More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

About noon on Christmas Day, we had a stranger come to our house in the form of the biggest kidney stone, all dressed in Santa Clause red, talken about feeling good, when you get shut of one, does it evermore feel good! More...

Ms. Attaberry receives degree

Kimberly Joiner Attaberry, formerly of Colquitt, recently received her master's degree in early childhood education, graduating with honors. More...

Backroads and Bobtails

BRAVE ENOUGH TO TAKE A STAND

A deer stand is either a place or a thing. It is, by definition, a location where a deer hunter waits for his unsuspecting quarry or a mechanical contrivance from which he can do his waiting in quiet concealment. More...

Obituaries

Jimmie Verlin Glover

Mrs. Jimmie Verlin Glover of Colquitt died Friday, December 26, 2008 at her residence. Funeral services were held Monday, December 29, 2008 at 2:00 PM at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Whitaker and Rev. Ronald Black officiating. More...

WILLIAM JAMES "JAMIE " BROSSMAN

Mr. William James "Jamie" Brossman, 44, of Newton died Wednesday, December 24, 2008 at his residence. Mr. Brossman was born June 30, 1964 in Lancaster, PA. He was a member of Milford Baptist Church and was an automotive mechanic. More...

James S. "Skipper" Harris

James S. "Skipper" Harris, 64, of Bainbridge, passed away Sunday, December 21, 2008 at Memorial Hospital. The funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 27, 2008 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Danny Shepard officiating. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Another Christmas has come and gone and a new year is just around the corner. We have had such a wonderful time during the Christmas holidays. More...

What's the difference between cold and flu?

How many times have you dismissed sniffles as "just a cold," and carried on with a stuffed nose and sinuses assuming that the symptoms would eventually run their course, perhaps a bit more quickly with a few doses of Mom's homemade chicken soup? More...

The most dangerous recipe in the world

5 MINUTE CHOCOLATE MUG CAKE 4 tablespoons flour 4 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons cocoa 1 egg 3 tablespoons milk 3 tablespoons oil 3 tablespoons chocolate chips (optional) A small splash of vanilla extract 1 large coffee mug More...

Hello Miller County!

I hope my 2009 Liberal subscription made it, is hard to know when done online (until the credit card bill arrives) but is easy, and I like it! Once again, 2008 found me all over you Miller County folks, but not in Miller County! More...

Traffic deaths over Christmas Holidays claim 24 lives

Traffic crashes across Georgia over the 102-hour Christmas holiday travel period claimed the lives of 24 people. The holiday period began Christmas Eve at 6 p.m. and ended at midnight Sunday. More...

Religion

"God's Favor"

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) Last week our youngest granddaughter came scurrying through the front door as Gale and I sat down for supper. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

DUI On December 4th during a steady rain, Officer Brad Cox was patrolling southbound on Highway 91 South, when he observed a maroon Ford F-250 ahead of him, also traveling southbound. More...

GSP cautions to not let friends drive drunk over New Year's holiday period

(ATLANTA) - The Georgia State Patrol is reminding motorists to designate a sober driver and not let friends drive drunk in preparation for the 102- hour New Year's holiday travel period. More...

Public Safety

911 Calls 12-22 Misdial, Grassy Flats December 22 799G Served Civil Papers x3 •Accident, Sheriff's Office •Pick Up Paperwork, Courthouse 799O Criminal Trespass, Brinson Rd. •Fight 799R Funeral Escort, Main St. More...

Living & Style

Massee, Brooks complete wedding plans

Miss Elizabeth Joyce Massee and Mr. Charles "Chase" Paschal Brooks Jr. have announced final plans for their wedding, which will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, January 3 at Central United Methodist Church. More...

What a story! What an ending!

There recently was the death of a 98-year-old lady named Irena Sendler. She died in May of 2008. During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw Ghetto, as a Plumbing/ Sewer specialist. She had an ulterior motive... More...

The Wooden Bowl

A frail old man went to live with his son, daughterin law, and four-year - old grandson. The old man's hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered The family ate together at the table. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Happy 2009!

If you need to do something this year, I would suggest you get to it. The year of "change" is just around the corner. I think it's already started. More...

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Financial Holiday Hangover

At most homes, all that's left of the annual Christmas Retail Orgy is a pile of leftover wrapping paper, a thirsty evergreen tree and —if you have small children—a jumble of mysterious parts from toys that fell apart minutes after they More...