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Hip-Hop artist Heath McNease releases debut album

Combining his passion for God with a candid and sincere vision, 7 Spin Music's new hip-hop artist Heath McNease will release his debut album, The Heath McNease Fanclub Meets Tonight, on April 24. More...

Community

MCHS Class of 1947 Holds 60th Reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1947 celebrated its 60th anniversary on April 20 and 21, 2007. The reunion began with dinner at the Tarrer Inn on Friday night. After dinner, the group attended May-Haw at Cotton Hall. More...

Hey, everyone, by the time the Liberal prints, we will have already had our Regular Session meeting; it is on Tuesday morning. More...

Class of 1957 50th Year Reunion

The Class of 1957 held its 50 year high school reunion the weekend of April 20 at the home of classmate, Jerry Grimsley. The classmates rode on a float (pulled by a '57 Ford) in the Mayhaw Festival Parade. More...

Living & Style

Tabb, Lee exchange vows

Lance Tabb and Whitney Lee were united in marriage March 10, 2007, at Arlington Baptist Church. More...

Merritt, Bracewell to marry

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Merritt of Bainbridge announce the engagement of their daughter, Briana Jordan, to Mr. Jonathan Matthew Bracewell. More...

Richardson, Holt to wed

Thad and Kim Richardson would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Richardson, to Tyler Holt, son of Danny and Lolita Holt and Terri Adkins. The ceremony is planned for 11:00 a.m. More...

Obituaries

KEVIN WOOD

Kevin Wood, age 42, of Monroe died Monday, April 23, 2007. Mr. Wood was born in Decatur County on December 29, 1964, to Judy Faircloth Wood-Cloud and the late Charles Wood. More...

VIRGINIA TATUM WEEKS

Virginia Tatum Weeks, 85, of Waycross died Wednesday morning, April 11, 2007, at the Pierce County Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. She was a native of West Point and lived most of her life in Waycross. She was of the Methodist faith. More...

HATTIE MAE NEWBERRY

Hattie Mae Newberry, 99, of Colquitt, died Monday, April 23, 2007, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, April 27, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Talmadge Worsley officiating. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS

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BIRTHDAYS AND CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 Birthdays: Jeff Johnson, Ray Marcel, Pat Preston, Susan Roberts, Betty Sheffield, Mike Tully, Steve Long Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. More...

Grant signs $63 million contract

Former Miller County High School student, Charles Grant, on Thursday, April 26, 2007 agreed to a seven-year contract extension to play football with the New Orleans Saints. More...

Hospital and Nursing Home Week

The staff of Miller County Hospital and Miller Nursing Home will be celebrating a special week. Colquitt Mayor Jerry Chapman signed the following proclamation for National Hospital and Nursing Home Week - Hear Ye, More...

Miller County Hospital to close obstetrical unit

In a recent interview with Miller County Hospital CEO Tom Meadows, he stated that effective, May 18, 2007, Miller County Hospital will close its obstetrical services. More...

Religion

The star lit sky- - - - - - - - -

Dear Friend, We should always be open and obedient to the leading of the Lord because the path that He wishes for us to follow is sure to lead us to the perfect will of God for our lives. More...

'The Lord Is!'

When God spoke to Moses and instructed him to lead the Israelites out of Egyptian bondage, He referred to Himself as "I Am." In our thinking that is an unusual way to refer to someone, but when God described Himself as "I Am," He was identifying Him More...

Public Safety

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

SIMPLE BATTERY On Thursday, April 26, 2007, Deputy Thomas Mitchell was backing up Investigator Ben Nix and Sgt. Dale Glover at Brinson Highway. More...

public safety report

21 April 799F Mayhaw Detail, Block Streets for Parade +Security patrol, All zones +Traffic stop, Draper Jones, Verbal Warning 23 April 800F Gas Drive-off, Kangaroo Express +Escort, Ron-Cam +Escort, Kangaroo Express +Stopping suspicious person More...

School & Sports

SGA Warriors sweep Gatewood in first round of state baseball playoffs

The SGA Warriors played the first round of the GISA state baseball playoffs Tuesday in Damascus at Ted Bush Field. The Warriors faced the Gatewood Gators from Eatonton in a best 2-of-3 playoff series. More...

One from Colquitt

English Honor Society Initiates 16 at Bainbridge College

Kappa Alpha Chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta (SKD), the English honor society for two-year colleges, initiated 16 members for the current academic year, according to Dr. Margaret Smith, SKD co-advisor. More...

Prom Night Safety

Prom night is probably the most anticipated night of the year for teens and can be the most dreaded by their parents. Although most teens think they know everything about how to stay safe, parents know otherwise. More...

Entertainment

Satan and the Lord

On the outskirts of a small town, there was a big, old pecan tree just inside the cemetery fence. One day, two boys filled up a bucketful of nuts and sat down by the tree, out of sight, and began dividing the nuts. "One for you, one for me. More...

Would you remarry?

Husband and wife are sitting quietly in bed reading when the wife looks over at him and asks the question. WIFE: "What would you do if I died? Would you get married again? HUSBAND: "Definitely not!" WIFE: "Why not? More...

What kids won't do

A guy was packing for a business trip and his three year old daughter was having a wonderful time playing on the bed. At one point she said, "Daddy, look at this," and stuck out two of her fingers. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The good, the bad and the very good

Sometimes we can't solve our problems. Someone else has to. This has been some kind of a week. We found out just about the time we printed last week that our local hospital intends to stop its OB service. Like anything there are two sides. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Enough is enough, I'm Tired

A colonel friend of mine sent me this from another Colonel. The good colonel says it very well, and I have to agree with his viewpoints. I remember the Vietnam era situation very well also. More...