March 26, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Pirates are hitting great

The Miller County Pirates had the luck of the Irish as they defeated Dougherty County, 11-7, on Monday Saint Patrick's Day up there in Albany. More...

Community

Best of EMS•••••

CAIRO - Grady County EMS is celebrating its first EMS Service of the Year Award win at Thursday's Southwest Georgia Region VIII annual EMS Awards Banquet. Held in Moultrie, the event honored services and its members in the region's 27 counties. More...

A very special letter

She jumped up as soon as she saw the surgeon come out of the operating room. She said: "How is my little boy? Is he going to be all right? When can I see him?" The surgeon said, "I'm sorry. We did all we could, but your boy didn't make it. More...

Are you ready?---

Are you ready to "paint the town"? Then the Spring Fling will be the place to be on April 12! If you aren't already holding a ticket to all the "happenings" on this date, be sure to get one today. It all begins at the Tarrer Inn at 6:00 p.m. More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

Will Rogers wrote near 100 years ago, "Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate." Now what's going to happen to us? More...

This was not 'boaring'

If you ever get a hankering to go into the woods or swamp looking for a large wild hog, I can put you in touch with some people that can cure your hankering. More...

Backroads and Bobtails

THE OUTDOORS HAS ITS BAD 'HOODS, TOO

Years ago, before I learned it is wise to drive straight through Atlanta without stopping, I took a wrong exit off I-85 and wound up lost in an inner-city area that was, shall I say, rather undesirable. More...

Obituaries

William E. 'Bill ' Cook

William E. "Bill" Cook Sr. went to be with the Lord March 17, 2008, at his home in Tallahassee. A memorial celebration of Bill's life will be held at 1 p.m. More...

PERRY LEE JOINER SR.

Mr. Perry Lee Joiner Sr., age 71, of Locust Grove died Saturday, March 15, 2008, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. Mr. Joiner was born October 11, 1936, in Miller County. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 19, at 3:00 p.m. More...

DONALD GENE DePRIEST

Mr. Donald Gene DePriest, age 59, of Colquitt died Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at his residence. Mr. DePriest was born August 29, 1948, in Franklin County, Michigan. He was a maintenance/ construction worker. More...

Health

Kids Making a Change in the Battle against Cancer

Colquitt - In a campaign to help find cures for cancer and provide help and hope to thousands of patients and their families, more than 550 students at Miller County Middle and High School have collected $1037.70 worth of spare change through The More...

Nursing Home News

Everyone loves a party, and that is just what we had this past week. Residents enjoyed their regular scheduled programs along with lots of parties this past week. On Monday afternoon Mrs. More...

Eat healthier, spend less money

A grocery list and a little preplanning can lead to a lower food bill and a healthier diet, a University of Georgia expert says. More...

Local man killed in accident Sunday morning

A Miller County man was killed in a one vehicle accident on Sunday, March 23. The first call to the Miller County E911 came at 1:50 a.m., Sunday by a woman on her way home. More...

First Annual "Relay for Life" Poker Run

Last Saturday evening, March 22, my "first wife" called as she was going home to tell me that there was a bunch of motorcycles parked at First State Bank of Colquitt, and a police car was with them. More...

Local races starting to steam

In the March 19, edition of the Miller County Liberal, four candidates announced that they would offer for election. In last week's edition of the Miller County Liberal, Robert T. More...

Religion

'Lessons of Life'

Inspiration

Mallory is still growing, still learning, and still being transformed into a young lady quicker than seems possible. This is her first year playing tee ball, and without a doubt her Papa finds her excitement and enthusiasm priceless. More...

Seeds of the sower

When I was a child, I failed to pull up some weeds when told. More...

Public Safety

One injured as two vehicles collide

One Colquitt woman sustained injures Wednesday, March 19, at the dangerous intersection of Fourth Street and U.S. Hwy. 27. This has been the site of numerous accidents since the five-lane highway was completed. The accident occurred when Mrs. More...

Law Enforcement Reports

Vehicle vs Deer On March 18, Bobby Williams was traveling south on Hwy. 45 in a Mercury Cougar when a deer entered into the path of the vehicle. The collision could not be avoided. More...

public safety report

March 17 799G Transport from Thomasville to Albany 800C Speak with Officer, Bird St. •Alarm, Crawford St. More...

Living & Style

Darden, Roland to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Darden Jr. of Blakely announce the engagement of their granddaughter, Ashley Elizabeth, to Timothy Daniel Roland of Colquitt. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Gilbert and Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. More...

Mothers Always Know!

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...

Bowen celebrates first birthday

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

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Spring has sprung!

If you love the outside just as spring has sprung, I hope you are not subject to that yellow stuff that covers everything everyday in the South. Some "experts" say if you can see it, it doesn't mess you up. More...

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Flushed With Fear

President Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." Every American knew exactly what he was talking about. 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. More...