January 23, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

PowerHouse Pirates’ All-Star Cheerleaders Win Big at Competition

The PowerHouse Pirates started off the 2018- 19 competition cheer season by attending the Albany Diamond Championship on December 1. More...

Community

Economic Development at SRTCBainbridge — Now serving Decatur, Early, Miller, and Seminole Counties

For job-seekers and career climbers alike, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) provides a variety of training and educational resources. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety Officers are reporting that three separate incidents involving the theft of car batteries occurred in the overnight hours of Wednesday night and Thursday morning in the area of East Evans Street and Academy Stree More...

Chicken Gun

The true story of the Chicken Gun. Too funny not to share! Sometimes it does take a rocket scientist!  More...

Living & Style

Miss Warren to wed Mr. King

Philip and Selena Warren of Colquitt proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaitlin Hope, to William Lamar King, Jr., son of William and Phyllis King of Donalsonville. More...

Community-Wide Ladies’ Luncheon Held

The Community-Wide Ladies’ Luncheon resumed Wednesday, January 16, with a good crowd gathered in the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall for delicious food and an inspirational speaker. More...

Let's go to the Movies

“Glass”

Director M. Night Shyamalan is known for his twist endings, and 2017’s “Split” ended on a doozie. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Skitters and Subscriptions-

If your newspaper subscription is about to go out, it would be a good time to renew (for one year only) and save. Look on the mailing label of your Liberal. It's on there every week. More...

Political Cartoon

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On the Road Again

After spending nine great days in Good Old Miller County, where we picked and grinned, saw a lot of old friends, shared a laugh or two, and gained five pounds just smelling the food next door to where our RV was parked, it was time to get ready to he More...

Colquittans’ Grandson Killed in Freak Accident

Colquitt and Miller County residents were saddened last Thursday, January 17, 2019, when news of the death of Aaron Whitaker, age 20, of Carrolton was heard. More...

Miller County Commissioners Meet and Elect New Chairman

The Miller County Commissioners met Monday, January 14, 2019, for their first meeting of the new year.  Those in attendance were Chairman Allen Worsley, Jerry Bush, Kreg Freeman, Niki Nixon and Frankie Phillips.  Chairman Allen Worsley call More...

Seventh Annual MLK March Held

The seventh MLK March went as planned in Colquitt, Monday morning, January 21, 2019, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. More...

Religion

‘What is That on the Back Seat?’

Inspiration

Back before Christmas I stopped at an elderly lady’s house for a visit. I parked in her driveway as usual but on this occasion I decided to let the car windows down a couple inches to let in some fresh air. More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ACCIDENT   On Sunday, January 13, 2019, Deputy Cobb responded to Newberry Chambers Rd. in reference to a single vehicle accident.  More...

School & Sports

MCHS students take 2nd at Quiz Bowl

On January 16, 2019, Miller County High School students attended the 16th Annual Frances S. More...

ABAC Recognizes Students for Fall Term Academic Excellence

Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the fall term were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. More...

Area Residents Make President’s List at Georgia Southwestern University

The following local residents made the Fall 2018 President’s List at Georgia Southwestern State University and were among 600 students recognized for scholastic achievement. More...

Obituaries

MILDRED DECIMA YELVINGTON

Mildred Decima Yelvington passed away in Donalsonville the morning of January 3, 2019. She was widowed from her husband, Richard Yelvington in 2015. At the time of her passing, she was 90 years of age. More...

RAYMOND E. “RAY” PHILLIPS

Mr. Raymond E. “Ray” Phillips, age 90, of Smithville died Wednesday January 16, 2019, at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center.  The funeral service was held at 3:00 p.m. More...

DIANNE HUDSON HAYWOOD

Ms. Dianne Hudson Haywood, age 64, of Colquitt died Thursday, January 17, 2019, at her residence. A memorial service was held Sunday, January 20, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Live Oak Free Will Baptist Church with Danny Sheffield officiating.  Ms. More...