April 16, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Politics getting hotter as pay-in time nears

In this edition of the Miller County Liberal, Jennifer Moore and Randy Brown are announcing that they will offer themselves for the office of Clerk of Superior Court of Miller County. More...

Two arrested for cocaine

On April 1, 2008, Chief Investigator Ben Nix of the Miller County Sheriff's Office was called by Ray Dean Heard. He stated he was checking his fields due to a theft of farm equipment that had occurred in his farm fields. Mr. More...

Community

NAACP says, 'Investigate teacher'

Waycross- I hate to say, "I told you so," but I did in last week's editorial that someone would blame the school and the teacher. At the time, I didn't know that most of the nine in the investigation were black students. More...

Boyd receives certificate for service

Alton Boyd of Sylvester, formerly of Colquitt, recently received a certificate and pin for 50 years of devoted service to the American Legion. Alton joined the United States Army in 1944 and completed basic training at Joseph T. More...

Victoria moves up, keep voting

Victoria Henley had moved up in all categories in the WALB. com contest named "Big Shots." Her rankings have moved up to sixth in the nation in modelng, the top fivein comedy and 19th in acting. More...

Public Safety

It could have been worse

The call came in for a 10-50(Accident) at Hardee's, Sunday, April 13. The incident occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. It was a one vehicle accident on private property, which normally is a bump-in, which we do not cover. More...

public safety report

April 07 799O Assist Vehicle, Hwy. 91 South •911 Hang-up, Phillipsburg Rd. •Suspicious Vehicle, Old Damascus Rd. •Standby, Whites Bridge Rd. 800D Civil Matter 800F Suspicious Vehicle, Crawford St. •Unlock Vehicle, N. More...

Law Enforcement Reports

Theft by Taking On April 10, Officer Dale Glover was dispatched to Henry Miller Road in reference to a theft. More...

Living & Style

You just can't fix stupid!!

One Recently, when I went to McDonald's, I saw on the menu that you could have an order of 6, 9 or 12 Chicken McNuggets. I asked for a half dozen nuggets. "We don't have half dozen nuggets," said the teenager at the counter. More...

Tucker, Enfinger plan wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tucker of Donalsonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Anita Michelle Tucker, to Terry Rodger Enfinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rodger Enfinger of Slocomb, AL. More...

The clock of life

The clock of life is wound but once, And no man has the power To tell just when the hands will stop At late or early hour. Now is the only time you own. Live, love, toil with a will. Place no faith in time. For the clock may soon be still. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

'What a wonderful world'

For a boy my age, it couldn't have been a better week, most of the time. Anytime we are blessed to have our grandchildren come stay with us is a good time. More...

Fishing the post-spawn

Post-spawn fishing for bass can encompass everything from hatched eggs to shady summer haunts, but it pretty much begins as soon as the bass start leaving their spawning beds and runs throughout the summer. More...

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Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS _____________________________

Community Prayer Meeting, Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. Bake Sale - Friday, April 17, on the square Mayhaw Show - Cotton Hall -Thursday, April 17, Friday, April 18, & Saturday, More...

The Captain's Cup holds ribbon cutting

The Captain's Cup, located on the square in Colquitt, held its grand opening and ribbon-cutting Friday, April 11, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. A large crowd was on hand to welcome the new owner and his family to Colquitt and to the square. More...

Perfect weather for Relay for Life

If you missed this year's Relay for Life, you missed an evening of emotions, fun, entertainment and fund-raising. The event kicked off Friday evening, April 11, at 6:00 p.m. with the opening ceremonies. More...

Religion

'The Old Road!'

Inspiration

Gale and I had the opportunity to travel last week while she was on spring break. We saw some beautiful sights in the mountains of Tennessee, and revisited some of our old paths in north Georgia where we once resided. More...

The garbage truck

Words of wisdom, from a strange source! One day I hopped in a taxi, and we took off for the airport. We were driving in the right lane when suddenly a black car jumped out of a parking space right in front of us. More...

Seeds of the sower

A man said to a little girl, "You prayed, but God didn't answer your prayer. Why?" "Maybe it wasn't good, or I wasn't good," she explained. "Because the Bible says, 'No good thing will He withhold from them that walk uprightly. More...

School & Sports

MC basketball players make 1-A All Region Team

The 2007-2008 Lady Pirates finished the 2008 season with a record of 16 wins and 10 losses. They finished third in the region which has 14 teams in it. More...

Backroads and Bobtails

APPALACHIAN NIGHTFALL: A BLANKET FOR THE SOUL

Night falls hard in the Southern Appalachians. Up high, away from the towns, where hemlock and mountain laurel cling with tenacious foothold to sparse, spongy mountain soil, night can be as black as the bowels of a limestone cavern. More...

Seminole Ramlins

Let's begin with bad news. First, as of September this year, Georgia and Florida will not honor 65 fishermen in each other's state. That slaps me rite in the face, as I love to flyfishCrooked River in the summer. More...

Obituaries

DORA HORN STEWART

Mrs. Dora Horn Stewart, age 77, of Donalsonville died Sunday, April 6, 2008, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. Mrs. Stewart was born in Seminole County on April 7, 1930, to the late Jack and Angie Barber Horn. More...

VONCILLE H. BRYAN

Mrs. Voncille H. Bryan, age 81, formerly of Columbus, died Friday, April 4, 2008, in Mt. Pleasant, SC. Mrs. Bryan was born June 25, 1926, in Miller County to the late Noah Gordon Hill and Ruby Elizabeth Bowen Hill Cobb. More...

JAMES TIMMONS OLIVER

Mr. James Timmons Oliver, age 68, of Newnan died Monday, April 7, 2008, at Emory Hospital in Atlanta. Mr. Oliver was born January 12, 1940, in Decatur County. He was retired from Northwest Airlines and was of the Baptist faith. More...

Health

Tips for Minimizing 'Behind the Wheel' Stress

The Counseling Corner

There are plenty of things today that can leave us feeling anxious and stressed - the economy, job security, energy prices, terrorism alerts. It's a long list, and if you have children, especially teens, it gets even longer. More...

Lessons in Life

1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. 4. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does. 5. Pay off your credit cards every month. More...

DID YOU KNOW…

Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for more than 1% of all deaths.

Most people who commit suicide have a mental or emotional disorder. Indeed, 30% to 70% of suicide victims suffer from major depression or bipolar disorder. Eight out of 10 suicidal persons give some sign of their intentions. More...