January 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Bainbridge man in serious condition after shock

The call came from Robert M. Strickland that he was talking to Trey Strickland, his nephew, who was working in his pool. He was disconnected and couldn't get back to him. More...

Last week for free reading on website

All good things must come to an end. For the past seven weeks, our subscribers and non-subscribers have enjoyed our new newspaper website where all of the Miller County Liberal has been open for anyone to enjoy. More...

Community

SW GA Farm Credit holds annual meeting

The annual stockholders' meeting of Southwest Georgia Farm Credit will be held Tuesday, February 13, 2007, at Darton College Student Center in Albany. Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m., and a meal will be served beginning at 7:00 p.m. More...

Greene promotes agriculture

State Rep. Gerald Greene, a member of the powerful Appropriations Committees, visited with Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin to discuss proposed legislation that could come before the General Assembly this year. More...

Retired people

Working people frequently ask retired people what they do to make their days interesting. Well, for example, the other day I went down town and went into a shop. More...

Public Safety

public safety report

28 January 799D Funeral Escort +Subpoena +Disturbance, Avenue Rd. +Traffic Stop 2x 799R Transport Prisoner, Marianna, FL+Funeral Escort, Hwy. 27 S. +Accident, Johnny Freeman Rd. +Traffic Stop, Hwy. 27 S. More...

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

ACCIDENT On January 19, 2007, Officer Lonnie Wade went to the parking lot between the Arts Council and Fire Department in reference to a hit and run accident. More...

' L a t e s t P o l l '

The latest telephone poll taken by the office of the Governor of Texas asked whether people who live in Texas think illegal immigration is a serious problem: 35% of respondents answered: "Yes, it is a serious problem" while 65% of respondents answ More...

Living & Style

Adams, Forbes to wed

Cayman Lynn Adams of Damascus and Paul Thomas Forbes of Valdosta would like to announce t h e i r e n g a g e m e n t a n d forthcoming marriage. Cayman is the daughter of Vickie Adams of Damascus. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Reception to honor wedding couple to be held

Mr. and Mrs. Marty Guy of Donalsonville, Lisa Cowart of Colquitt and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Davis of Bainbridge would like to invite you to come and celebrate the marriage of their children, Lucas and Danyelle. More...

Davis, Phillips plan March wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Lane of Iron City and Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Chuck) Davis of Columbus announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Leigh Davis, to Christopher Bret Phillips, son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Phillips of Damascus. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

This past week the residents enjoyed church by First Baptist and Reminiscent Corner. On Thursday we celebrated National Chocolate Month, Ground Hog Day and Blue Jean Friday. On Monday we had fun with our new bowling set and enjoyed music with Mt. More...

New Hearing Aid Based On Sound Idea

(NAPSI)-Selecting a hearing aid shouldn't be a snap decision. There are a number of factors that have to be considered if you are to find the kind that is right for you. More...

The First Step To Cancer Survival

Medical experts are working on ways to help people with cancer live longer. That's important because every day, 3,835 are told by their doctors that they have cancer. Ten million Americans are cancer survivors, and they stay strong with hope. More...

Calendar

BIRTHDAY CALENDAR CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31 Birthdays: Nicole Cook Horn, Alice Martin, Jane Roland, Susan Henley, Janna Cox, Erin Stuckey, Chrishona Williams; Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Wells Jr., Mr. and Mrs. More...

Coach Melton honored by Randolph Southern

It has always been an honor to have outstanding athletes here in little old Colquitt, Georgia, and recently, Miller County High School Basketball Head Coach Robert Melton was honored at his hometown school, Randolph Southern in Shellman for all of h More...

COC Banquet was fun for all

Each year the Colquitt-Miller County Chamber of Commerce banquets just keep getting better and more fun for all those who participate. More...

Miller County Hospital is best bargain for seniors

We thought they couldn't get any better, but they did. The Miller County Hospital continues to bring the best bargains and programs anywhere as the Senior Breakfast each Thursday morning keep getting better. More...

Religion

Inspiration

'Invest Wisely'

Do you want your future to be greater than your past? If you invest wisely, it can be. More...

The Church The Bible Built

Many years ago the Rev. Robert Burris, now 92 years of age, worked for four and one-half years as a missionary in South China. As part of his ministry, he journeyed into the mountains, carrying copies of the Scriptures in Chinese for distribution. More...

P r a y e r

Someone has said that, if Christians really understood the full extent of the power we have available through prayer, we might be speechless. More...

School & Sports

SGA First Semester Honor Roll

Grade 5 Savannah Eve Brown, Brandon Clarke Brookins, Mary Margaret (Maggy) Brown, Rachel Elizabeth Burch, Benjamin Matthew Chandler, Leila Annette Collins, Lynleigh Kaye Hall, Karlee Elizabeth Houston, Tyler Houston Johnson, Kenneth (Teel) Ray III More...

Berry College holds fall commencement

Berry College welcomed approximately 100 new alumni at its 2006 fall commencement. The keynote address for the December 16, 2006 ceremony was delivered by Berry alumnus and trustee Dr. Roger Tutterow. More...

Henry takes top honors at jackpot show

Will Henry competed in the Moultrie Jackpot Steer and Heifer Show on January 12 and 13, exhibiting two Angus heifers. He placed first and fifth, respectively in breed class, and he also competed in showmanship. More...

Obituaries

HENRY JACK HOLLAND

Henry Jack Holland, 81, of Colquitt, died Thursday, January 25, 2007, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 27, at 3:00 p.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church with Dr. Carl Marshall officiating. More...

ROGER DANIEL GRIMES Roger Daniel Grimes, 75, of

Roger Daniel Grimes, 75, of Albany, formerly of Colquitt, died Thursday, January 25, 2007, at Palmyra Nursing Home in Albany. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 27, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...

CHERRY PITT WATKINS

Cherry Pitt Watkins, 58, of Bainbridge, died Friday, January 26, 2007, at Emory University Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at a later date. More...

Opinion

Opinion a nd Comment

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Lost friends and a fish story-

I must be getting old, or a lot of my friends are. This past week was almost solid doctors' appointments, cuttings, deaths and funerals. It's not too unusual in our family to have doctor appointments. More...

PROGRESS THREATENS PARADISE

Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue opened the legislative year vowing to do more to protect Georgia's natural resources. His buddies obviously didn't get the memo. More...