September 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Taylor Realty holds ribbon cutting

A good group of business people, friends and dignitaries were on hand to welcome the expansion of Taylor Realty Associates, LLC, to Georgia, and to Colquitt. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A day of fun on the Flint River turned bad quickly for a group of friends on Sunday afternoon. Several were hurt with minor injuries, and one went to jail for boating under the influence. More...

And the winner is-----

In times of need, there's no place like Colquitt. Recently, friends of Captain Dan Stone of the Colquitt Police Department wanted to do something to help him and his family. More...

Miller County Retired Educators to begin new year

The Miller County Retired Educators Association (MCREA) will begin its 2009-2010 membership year with lunch at Helen's Pirate's Cove Restaurant on Thursday, September 17. This group meets at 11:30 a.m. More...

Public Safety

Police Department Reports

Citations September 8 Romeo Gomez Diaz: Driving without License and Speeding Tammy Renee Reese: Expired Tag September 9 Mark Macintosh: No License on Person John Lewis McGowan II: Laying Drag September 10 Derrick T. More...

Sheriff Department Reports

Calls 109 Calls from September 6 to September 14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - September 7 799J Transport, Lee County 799R Assist Motorist, N. First St. •Report of Suicidal Person, Grady Cobb Rd. More...

Living & Style

Frowine, Klinton to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Frowine are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kari Leigh Frowine of Albany to Kolby Klinton Bush of Cedar Springs. Kolby is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Bush of Cedar Springs. More...

Humiliation

I do not know if it was representative of the entire conference or not—I rather suspect it was—but today's EuroNews footage of Obama's meeting with Putin (especially the breakfast scenes) presents an embarrassing image of a cowed, unpre More...

It's a boy!

Philip and Amber Moore announce the arrival of their son, Jacob Hill Moore. He was born August 7, 2009, at Donalsonville Women and Children's Center. He weighed eight pounds, four ounces, and was 22 inches long. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

He told the truth, it won't cost you a dime-

I have fished and hunted all of my life. I thought that I had heard some tall tales and even a few outright big lies. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Wee, wee? Oui, oui

A few years ago, Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman starred in a fun movie called "The Bucket List." Nicholson and Freeman played a pair of aging geezers who made a list of things they wanted to do or places they wanted to see before they "kicked th More...

Pirates swat the Hornets

It sure was great to see the Miller County Pirates back on track last Friday night over in Pelham, as they took on the Hornets. More...

Savvy Senior Breakfast started back

The Savvy Seniors met for the first time in a new location Thursday morning, September 10. A building full of seniors met in the Jinks School of Nursing building on the south side of Miller County Hospital. More...

Washington Tea Party

The Miller County Liberal (in name only) could be the only liberal newspaper that reported one of the biggest rallies ever at our U.S. Capitol's history. More...

Religion

'Don't Ignore Your Conscience'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) My wife works with children everyday--at home, at church, in the public school, and in a local daycare. 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...

Balance of God

God was missing for six days. Eventually, Michael, the archangel, found him, resting on the seventh day. He inquired, "Where have you been?" God smiled deeply and delightedly pointed downwards through the clouds, "Look, Michael. More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

"Hooked on Hope," the Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group of Southwest GA and Logan Harrison wish to announce the 1st Buddy Bass Tournament September 12, 2009, $50.00 per team with 50% pay back at Wingate's Lunker Lodge, Lake Seminole. More...

Lady Pirate Highlights Day Date Opponent Site Time Tuesday August 18 Calhoun County * Home 4:30

Sep temb er 14 The Lady Pirates have been Tuesday August 25 Thursday on the road this past week facing some tough opponents. August 27 Tuesday On Tuesday, September 8, our girls faced the Lady Hornets September Thursday in Pelham. More...

Southern Style Football with Claude Cleats

Big upsets littered the college football landscape last weekend: Houston 45 Oklahoma State 35, Central Michigan 29 Michigan State 27, etc. More...

Obituaries

VERNICE "BEBE" CROSS JOHNSON

Vernice "BeBe" Cross Johnson, 82, of Newton, died Tuesday, September 8, 2009, at her residence. Graveside funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 11, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Robert Lewis officiating. More...

GWENDOLYN FELTS

Mrs. Gwendolyn Felts, age 88, of Colquitt died Friday, September 11, 2009, at Miller Nursing Home. Mrs. Felts was a member of First Baptist Church of Toccoa where she was a member of the Truth Seekers Sunday School Class. More...

EARNEST T. WILLIAMS

Mr. Earnest T. Williams, age 84, of Colquitt died Tuesday, September 1, 2009. Mr. Williams was born February 22, 1925, to the late Mattie Bell and Joe Williams. He joined Beulah A.M.E. Church at an early age. More...