January 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

First baby of 2007

The first baby born in Miller County at the Miller County Hospital weighed in at eight pounds 12 ounces on Wednesday, January 3, 2007. William Benjamin Byrd II was born delivered at 10:05 a.m. The fine young man was 21 inches long. More...

Outstanding performance by Miller County Jr. swine exhibitors in Perry

In a jackpot show that featured over 800 show pigs from several different states, the swine exhibitors from Miller County put on a dominating performance. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Decatur County Sheriff's deputies seized a large amount of illegal drugs and cash inside a sport utility vehicle during a traffic stop on Friday, December 29. More...

Hayman earns top honors

Fifteen senior airmen checked the next box on their way to becoming effective noncommissioned officers when they graduated fromAirman Leadership School. Members of Class 07-A graduated Nov. More...

PROUDLY THEY SERVE

Army Pvt. Brandon M. Watts has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, GA. More...

Public Safety

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

ARSON On December 29, 2006, Officer Kenneth Kirkland spoke with George Mc- Cray, of Colquitt, in reference to someone melting candle or something on the bathroom floor at Spring Creek Park. More...

public safety report

December Subpoenas Served: 45 Magistrate Papers Served: 24 Civil Papers Served: 29 Felony Warrants Served: 13 Misdemeanor Warrants Served: 13 Traffic Citations Issued: 14 07 January 799R Pick Up Funeral Signs, Union Church Rd. More...

Georgia DOT to restore locations to state maps

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Transportation will restore the names of 488 communities to its next printing of official state maps. More...

Obituaries

RALPH 'SONNY MAN' PHILLIPS

Mr. Ralph "Sonny Man" Phillips, age 82, of Colquitt died Monday, January 1, 2007, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany. Mr. Phillips was born October 24, 1924, in Early County. More...

CARD OF THANKS

Thank you very much for the cards, flowers, food and every act of kindness shown to us during this part of my sickness. Please continue to pray for me. I know this is the best area of Georgia to live. Thanks again. More...

NORMA JEAN SMITH CARTER

Norma Jean Smith Carter, 72, of Bainbridge, died Tuesday, January 2, 2007, at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, January 5, at 2:00 p.m. at Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Scarborough officiating. Ms. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

This past week the residents enjoyed and celebrated Elvis Presley Week. We had a Blood Drive Tuesday. Wednesday we had church with First Baptist, and story time with Jane Wiggins. More...

Meet Leigh Goocher, Medication Assistance Coordinator

Spring Creek Health Cooperative (SCHC) in cooperation with Miller County Hospital would like you to meet Leigh Goocher - Medication Assistance Coordinator. More...

January is National Eye Care Month

Make a Resolution to Prevent Glaucoma from Stealing Your Sight

Bring the stationary bicycle and rowing machine out of storage. Throw away that last pack of cigarettes. Eat the last Christmas cookie. The New Year has arrived, and it's time to get in shape. More...

BOE elects officials and raise their pay by 500% and more

The Miller County Board of Education (BOE) met at their regular meeting Monday night. After Chairperson Leroy Bush opened the meeting, he asked Vice Chairman Terry Pickle to give the invocation and the Pledge to the Flag was given. More...

Miss Georgia Teen America

Congratulations to Rachel Grimsley for winning the title of Miss Georgia Jr. Teen America Sunday, night January 7th in Macon. The pageant was held at the beautiful Grand Opera House in the history city of Macon. More...

A look back at 2006

As the year 2007 begins, the news of 2006 is now history. To recap last year, here is summary of the articles found in the Miller County Liberal. This final glimpse of 2006 will appear in four installments, covering three months in each segment. More...

200th celebration Gen. Robert E. Lee

For many real Southerners, the celebration of one of the finest generals and men that the South has produced will have his 200th birthday celebration in this week and next. More...

Religion

Inspiration

'A New Battle'

Scarborough The possibilities and potential of 2007 are abundant. There are plans and expectations for the new year for which the outcome is not yet known. More...

T h e B a k e d B i b l e

Several hundred years ago the people of Bohemia were forbidden to possess or to read the Bible by the Emperor of Austria, to which country Bohemia then belonged. Nevertheless, many of the people did have Bibles and refused to give them up. More...

Yo u r c h u r c h i s a redneck church if

...the finance committee refuses to provide funds for the purchase of a chandelier because none of the members knows how to play one. ... More...

School & Sports

MCHS New Year Basketball Highlights

The Miller County Lady Pirates and Pirates hope everyone had a wonderful holiday break and are ready to see some basketball action. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Tax Forms The James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library has federal tax forms. State forms are on order but have not yet arrived. Staff members cannot help you select the appropriate form, so please be prepared to make your selection. More...

SGA sweeps Ashford and Westwood

The SGA basketball teams started 2007 off on the right foot sweeping both Ashford Academy and Westwood. SGA traveled over to Ashford Friday and totally outmanned Ashford Academy. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's been a good life together

By the time you read this, even the webpage readers, my first wife, and "ye scribe," will have spent over 51 years of married bliss together. More...

AS IF BY MAGIC

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Definition of political correctnesss

Political Correctness: A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a fresh p More...