March 19, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Road changes at intersection of SR 91 North and US 27 South

After a number of near misses, the infamous, now more dangerous intersection of SR 91 North and U.S. Highway 27 South, has changed, again. More...

Community

School theft investigated

It was discovered Sunday, March 16, at around noon, that a burglary had occurred at the Miller County High School at 96 Perry Drive. More...

Sons of Confederate Veterans erect flagpole in honor of their ancestors

To honor their ancestors, the Sons of Confederate Veterans in Baker County have erected a flag pole 5.5 miles south of Newton off Georgia Highway 91. It is of stainless steel, lighted, 30 feet in height, with secure internal steel cable halyard. More...

Get your ticket, don't wait!

Get your ticket. Don't you wait! Or you'll be too late for the gala event of the year on April 12. More...

School & Sports

Backroads and Bobtails

Better watch 'em. They'll lie to you.

A friend of mine has a favorite saying he uses to describe someone who is prone to exaggerate or is untruthful. "Sonofagun's lyin' like a dog," he says. I used to chide him for saying that. More...

SGA State Literary Competition

Southwest Georgia Academy's Literary Team took home the second runnerup trophy from the GISA AA State Competition at Valdosta State University March 11. Thirteen schools competed. More...

Mothers Always Know!!

submitted by: Grady Jarvis

One day my mother was out and my dad was in charge of me and my brother who is four years older than I am. I was maybe 3 and a half years old and had just recovered from an accident in which my arm had been broken among other injuries. More...

Obituaries

PATRICIA CHANDLER HARRISON

Mrs. Patricia Chandler Harrison, age 59, of Wagner, SC, and formerly of Donalsonville, died Tuesday, February 26, 2008. Pat was born in Seminole County on January 9, 1949, to the late A.C. and Mary Myrtle McCalvin Chandler. More...

CHRYSTELLE CONRAD RODGERS

Mrs. Chrystelle Conrad Rodgers, age 87, of Bascom, FL, died Sunday, March 9, 2008, at The Courtyard at the Millpond Rehab and Nursing Center in Marianna, FL. Mrs. More...

JANICE INEZ BRUNSON WOLFF

Mrs. Janice Inez Brunson Wolff, age 94, of Colquitt died Wednesday, March 12, 2008, at Miller County Hospital. Mrs. Wolff was born December 6, 1913, in Miller County. She was a homemaker and a member of Bellview Free Will Baptist Church. More...

Health

With planning, diabetics can enjoy Easter goodies

Sweet holidays don't have to be a diabetic nightmare.

Jelly beans, marshmallow Peeps, Cadbury eggs and chocolate bunnies. The signs that Easter is on its way are all around. Just because the holiday has sweet treats doesn't mean it spells disaster for people with diabetes. More...

Nursing Home News

The residents at the Miller Nursing Home were happy to have members from Macedonia FWB with them on Sunday afternoon, along with Mr. Charles that morning. More...

One in four teen girls have STD

In a recent article, information and research, it was found by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) studies that at least one in four teenage American girls has a sexually transmitted disease (STD). More...

Miss Colquitt queens chosen

The annual Miss Colquitt Pageant was held Saturday night, March 15, at the Miller County Elementary School Auditorium beginning at 6:30 p.m. More...

Local politics heating up

In the March 5, edition of the Miller County Liberal, four candidates announced that they would offer for election. More...

'Agriculture: Bigger Than You Think'

This year's National Agriculture Week theme

National Agriculture Week, celebrated each year on or around the first day of spring, March 20, is a time to celebrate American agriculture and to honor the people who work to meet our everyday needs of food and clothing. More...

Religion

'The Garden Battle'

Inspiration

As we reflecton the suffering, death and resurrection of Christ during the Easter season, we need to be careful not to overlook one point of intense suffering that was a very pivotal time for Christ: His prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane. More...

Public Safety

public safety report

March 10 799R Transport Prisoner to Court, Decatur Co. Jail •Transport Prisoner, Decatur Co. •Transport to Southwestern State Hospital, Thomasville •Pick up Paperwork, Baker Co. •Fire, Thompsontown Rd. More...

Law Enforcement Reports

DUI On March 12, Kirk A. Rahymes was charged with Driving while license suspended or revoked and drivers with ability impaired by alcohol. More...

Military Manuals Wit and Wisdom

"If the Enemy is in range, so are you." - Infantry Journal "It is generally inadvisable to eject over the area, you just bombed" - U.S. Air Force Manual "Aim towards the Enemy" - Instructions printed on U.S. More...

Living & Style

Bowen celebrates first birthday

Bowen Smith celebrated his first birthday party on Sunday, March 9th, at his home in Bainbridge. He had turned one year old on Wednesday, March 5th. Bowen was so excited to have all of his family and friends with him to help celebrate his big day. More...

Adams, Thornton to speak wedding vows

Mr. Guy Adams and Mrs. Belinda Copeland of Valdosta are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacie Patricia Adams, to Jerry Todd Thornton, also of Valdosta. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Thornton of Colquitt. More...

Welcome, Allison Taylor Thornton

Ty, Pennie and Brooke Thornton are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter and baby sister, Allison Taylor Thornton. Alli was born October 30, 2007, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

'Feed My Sheep'

Helping folks can take up a good bit of your time, but most of the time, it is the best time you can spend. More...

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Higher Power

When Moses went up Mt. Sinai to check out a burning bush, he may have gone higher than we thought. According to everyone from the authors of the Old Testament to Cecil B. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS _____________________________

Community Prayer Meeting, Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. General Merchandise Auction - Every Thursday at Sugar Hill Restaurant & Antique Shop, 7:00 p.m. Living Last Supper - Thursday, March 20, 7:00 p.m. More...