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Independence Celebration in Colquitt enjoyed on July 3

The 4th of July celebration held on Thursday evening, July 3, was enjoyed by almost everyone that attended. The gala event was held at Spring Creek Recreation Park and was about as near to an old-time celebration as we've had in years. More...

Community

A word from the candidates

To better acquaint the citizens of Colquitt and Miller County with the candidates, the Miller County Liberal offered all candidates the opportunity to answer two questions pertaining to the office they are seeking. The following candidates participated in

Rodney Bryan Board of Education District 1 Q. Why did you decide to run for Board of Education? A. It was not an easy decision to make. I have been thinking about running for some time. More...

Miss SWGA Peanut Pageant held

The Miss SWGA Peanut Pageant was held on April 26 at the Whigham School Auditorium. Winners were (front row) Elaina Phillips, Tiny Miss; Annaleigh Cook, Little Miss; (middle row) Sydney Lee, Jr. More...

Library News

Catch the Reading Bug at Your Library! Beat the heat! Join us as the Southwest Georgia Regional Library System presents stories, fun, and more at your library! Ms. Taryn and Ms. More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

I've been asked to explain why we didn't have many love bugs this spring. Well, my uneducated guess would be we've had a wet spring and if our showers keep coming in the evening there won't be any this fall. More...

Backroads and Bobtails

SOME THINGS I JUST AIN'T GONNA WRITE ABOUT

I was fighting to stay awake during a writers' conference seminar when the speaker brought me back to consciousness quicker than a steaming cup of old Della Boudreaux's chicory-laced Cajun coffee. More...

Speeding doesn't pay!

Jack took a long look at his speedometer before slowing down: 73 in a 55 zone, fourth time in as many months. How could a guy get caught so often? When his car had slowed to 10 miles an hour, Jack pulled over, but only partially. More...

Obituaries

Jeanette gibson

Jeanette Gibson, 83, of Bainbridge passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at Memorial Hospital. The funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church with Rev. Conrad Salter and Rev. Steve Poppell officiating. More...

JAMES FERRELL DAVIS

Mr. James Ferrell Davis, age 66, of Colquitt died Monday, July 7, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Davis was born December 23, 1941, in Miller County. He was a planner and estimator for the Marine Base in Albany. More...

Betty Jo Hill Clark

Betty Jo Hill Clark, age 76, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday evening, July 5, 2008, at her residence. Graveside services for Mrs. Clark were held on Monday morning, July 7, at Bethel Cemetery in Cedar Springs, at 11:00 a.m. with Dr. More...

Health

Make Your Favorite Foods Calorie Friendly - - - - - - - -

(NAPSI)-Americans are always hungry for tips that take the mystery out of cooking healthy versions of their favorite indulgence foods. More...

Nursing Home News

Residents at the nursing home enjoyed their regular scheduled Sunday School on Sunday morning, and members from Colquitt Free Will Baptist church were with us that afternoon. We had our regular services on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. More...

Ways to avoid germs

New scientific evidence is emerging that such germs have been linked to heart disease and even cancer. Do you have a program for limiting and reducing the number of germs that touch your body? More...

Let Freedom Ring

"It's a miracle," said one of the Colquitt friends of former resident, Keith Stansell. Another close Miller County friend of Keith Stansell said, "Prayers have been answered. More...

GSP Post 14 moves to Colquitt

The Grand Opening/Open House/Viewing of the newest and most up-to-date Georgia State Patrol headquarters in the state was held Tuesday, July 1. More...

General Primary next Tuesday, VOTE!

If you are registered to vote, this is your time to be a good citizen and vote for the candidates of your choice. Advance voting started Monday, July 7, and will run through Friday, July 11. More...

Religion

'When the Wires Get Crossed'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) Gale and I might be a bit strange in our choices of television entertainment, but we really like the old comedies we used to watch when we were kids. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Reports

Vehicle Accident On July 5, based on witness statements, Billy W. Owens was turning left as John Halliburton was passing, causing damage to both vehicles. On July 5, Brenda S. More...

Public Safety Report

Georgia State Patrol Report State Trooper from the Donalsonville Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated one traffic crash during the month of June in Miller County. More...

Living & Style

Class of '68 holds reunion

The graduating class of 1968 at Miller County High School Class of 1968 celebrated its 40th reunion on Saturday, June 28, with 34 members and their guests present. The group gathered at LAPD, starting at 7:00 p.m. More...

Cox, Roland to wed

Ms. Debbie Cox and Kenneth and Robin Roland of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Hannah Cox and Christopher Roland. Hannah is also the daughter of the late Nicky Cox. More...

Morgan family holds family reunion

The family of the late Jay B. and Lorenee Morgan held their first family reunion Friday, July 4, through Sunday, July 6. The reunion was held at Milford Street Park in Colquitt. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

We should never forget!

I really like it when Americans act like Americans. This is especially true around Independence Day. I guess it's the way you are brought up. More...

Politcal Cartoon

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Winds of Change Blow Through Colorado

According to every presidential candidate still standing (and dozens who lie dead in the political ditch), the 2008 election is about one thing...Change. So far the only changes have been in the candidates' positions. More...