December 8, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring Creek Park now open for Christmas season lights

The beautiful Christmas decorations at Spring Creek Park have been placed about on the park grounds.   The declorations about the park will be lighted each weekend, Thursday evening through Sunday night from now until the new year. More...

It’s a good time to ride South

Last Friday morning was like most Friday mornings at the Miller County Liberal. That is until Curt Williams walked in and said, “Hey, there’s a man riding a bicycle with a sign on the back of it saying he’s heading to Florida. More...

Community

Communities of Opportunity Contract signed in Colquitt

Georgia Department of Community Affairs’ Commissioner Mike Beatty, Miller County Board of Commission Chair Barbie Womble and Mayor Jerry Chapman of Colquitt signed the Communities of Opportunity Contract on Thursday, November 12, at 5:00 p.m. More...

Three people dead in double murder and suicide

Three persons are dead after a double murder and suicide on Saturday night in Bainbridge. More...

Real gun control

True story from...The Houston Herald newspaper" in Houston, Texas, March 5th, 2009. More...

School & Sports

MCHS Basketball highlights

The Miller County girls and boys’ basketball teams christened the new Pirate Gymnasium with a win on December 1, 2009, against the Calhoun County Lady Cougars and Cougars. The Lady Pirates held the lead all throughout the four quarters. More...

Warriors Come Up Short in Opening Week

The SGA Warriors opened up their basketball season on Monday, November 30, versus the Randolph Southern Patriots.   The Warriors fell to the Patriots 56-62 in the opener. More...

A worried woman

A worried woman went to her gynecologist and said: “Doctor, I have a serious problem and desperately need your help! My baby is not even one year old, and I'm pregnant again. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

All the time!

He's still after us!   Just in case by some unforeseen reason that you didn't read last week's column, I wrote about knowing the devil hadn't gotten us, cause he is still after us.   More...

Mascot madness

A wise person once said it was better to remain silent and let people think you are stupid than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. More...

Cartoon

Wise men sought the Lord over 2000 years ago. Wise men still do! More...

Still no ID on John Doe death

According to Corner Danny Sheffield, there has not been any identification of the 40-45 year old hanging victim found Sunday, November 29.   The white male was found hanging in an old barn just off of U.S. More...

Baker County fire destroys home

As I was returning home from Albany Saturday night, a home was burning at mile marker 22, north of Newton. The Baker County Sheriff’s deputy had arrived, but the fire departments were just coming in. More...

Gas prices dropping in some nearby areas

Thank goodness gas prices are down. The price of regular gasoline has dropped just in time for Christmas. The prices are down this week; however, they are not as low as they were a year ago this time.   More...

Religion

‘Some Thoughts on Grief’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 30 800E Unlock Vehicle 2x •School Bus Detail •Paperwork, Probation 800G Welfare Check, Bush St.   More...

Arrest/Booking Reports

• Allen Q. Johnson Jr. - MCSO - Theft by Taking • John Marcus Newberry Jr. More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   November 27 799O Accident, Hwy. 91 N. •Reserve Lodging, Grady Cobb Rd. •Unwanted Person   November 28 799O Dead Body, Hwy. 27 N. •Unlock Vehicle, Roberts Ln. •Traffic Stop, Hwy. 27 S.   More...

Living & Style

Poinsettia - the Christmas Eve Flower

As a native of south Florida, I grew up surrounded by poinsettias that grew in the ground. Amazing! More...

Jesus is better than Santa

Santa lives at the North Pole.   Jesus is everywhere.   Santa rides in a sleigh.   Jesus rides on the wind and walks on the water.   Santa comes but once a year.   Jesus is an ever present help. More...

Obituaries

WINSTON WILLIAMS

Winston Williams, age 54, of Eldorendo passed away Monday, November 30, 2009, at Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge.   Winston was born June 11, 1955, in Bainbridge, GA. More...

SADIE ADKINS

Ms. Sadie Adkins of Strawberry Plains, TN, formerly of Colquitt, died Wednesday, December 2, 2009, in Fort Sanders Hospital in Sevierville, TN.   Funeral services were held Saturday, December 5, at 3:00 p.m. More...

JAN WESTBROOK

Ms. Jan Westbrook, age 53, of Brinson, formerly of Colquitt, died Friday, December 4, 2009, at her residence.   Ms. Westbrook worked for Georgia Federal State as a peanut inspector and was of the Holiness faith. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas around Miller Nursing Home. I would like to thank “Posie Patch” and “Blooming Business” for their help in getting our trees decorated. More...

Diabetes makes it hard for blood vessels to relax

One way diabetes is bad for your blood vessels is by creating too much competition for an amino acid that helps blood vessels relax, researchers say.   More...

Peroxide is safer and healthier than bleach

This was written by Becky Ransey of Indiana (a doctor's wife), and I want to share it with you. She was over recently for coffee and smelled the bleach I was using to clean my toilet and counter tops. This is what she told me...   More...