October 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Victoria Henley named UGA Outstanding Teen

Victoria Henley, a 16-year-old young lady from Colquitt, has been named Miss University of Georgia Outstanding Teen for 2010. She is the daughter of Russ and Lynn Henley and the granddaughter of Ray and Ethel Henley and Gene and Ramona Boatright. More...

Happy Halloween

Time to 'fall back' on your clocks

Halloween is going to be a little early this year. The time has been changed from Tuesday to Thursday for celebration of Halloween in Colquitt. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -A Bainbridge Memorial Hospital registered nurse has been arrested and charged with 10 counts of acquiring controlled substance by fraud. Marjorie D. Smith was arrested by BPS Investigator Mark Esquivel. More...

Retired Educators Day proclaimed

Governor Sonny Perdue has proclaimed November 1, 2009, as Retired Educators Day in Georgia. More...

GSP & GOHS announce new Safety Education Initiative for motorcycle operators

( ATLANTA) - The Georgia State Patrol and the Governor's Office of Highway Safety have announced a new safety education initiative aimed at reducing the number of motorcycle crashes across Georgia. More...

School & Sports

MCES Kindergarten students learn about fire safety

The Kindergarten students at Miller County Elementary School have been learning all about fire safety. The students were excited to have real firefighters bring a real fire truck to the school. More...

Mayor visits second grade classes

The second grade students at MCES have recently been working on a unit titled "Our Georgia." In this unit, the students learned about elected officials including mayor, governor, and president. More...

Seminole Ramlins

We take pride in congratulating the Centenary Methodist Church in Quincy, Florida, on their 180th anniversary this past weekend. Then the Crab Festival at the St. Mark's Waterfront, hope they had a good-un. More...

Obituaries

JEAN W. JENKINS

Jean W. Jenkins, age 79, of Bartow, FL, formerly of Colquitt, died at Palm Garden of Winter Haven in Winter Haven, FL, on Saturday, October 17, 2009. For the past several years, Mrs. More...

DAVID O. SMITH

Mr. David O. Smith, age 62, of Bainbridge died Friday, October 23, 2009. Memorial services for Mr. David O. Smith, 62, of Whigham was held Wednesday, October 28, at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Donna Bevels officiating. Mr. More...

MAX WELLS

Mr. Max Wells, age 71, of Damascus died Monday, October 26, 2009 at Miller County Hospital. Colquitt Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. A full obituary will follow in next week's edition of the Liberal. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

Another exciting week at the Nursing Home is what we had again this week. Sunday School was Sunday morning and New Salem Sunday afternoon. Monday morning we had Bible study, and we were bowling in the afternoon. Mt. More...

Salty tips to stay alive

Dr. Vinay Goyal is an MBBS, DRM, DNB (Intensivist and Thyroid specialist) having clinical experience of over 20 years. He has worked in institutions like Hinduja Hospital, Bombay Hospital, Saifee Hospital, Tata Memorial etc. More...

Reduce breast cancer risk with healthier habits

After lung cancer, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. One in eight American women will be diagnosed at some point in her life. More...

Six new Mayhaw Queens chosen Saturday night

The Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Mayhaw Pageant Saturday night, October 24, 2009, at the old Miller County Middle/High School Lunchroom. The theme for this year's pageant was "Miss Mayhaw Goes to Mardi Gras. More...

City election to be held November 3

The registered voters of the City of Colquitt will have the opportunity to elect two new councilmen in the upcoming city election to be held on Tuesday, November 3rd. More...

MC Commissioners set tax levy for county

As anticipated, the Miller County Board of Commissioners and the Miller County Board of Education set their respective millage rates for the coming fiscal year at special called sessions. More...

Religion

'Don't Give Up'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) I have the privilege of visiting quite a few people in our community. More...

CARD OF THANKS

THANKS We would like to take this opportunity to thank each and everyone of you for all the acts of kindness shown to our family in our time of sorrow and need. Thank each of you for coming out to the benefit for our family Saturday night. More...

Public Safety

SHERIFF DEPARTMENT REPORTs

DAILY REPORTS October 19 799F School Zone, Morning and Evening •Mailbox Damage, Twilight Rd. •Civil Papers Served 2x •Security Checks 799R School Zone Detail, Phillipsburg Rd. •Suspicious Activity, Mayhaw Rd. More...

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTs

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS October 19 800E Speeding and No License on Person, Phillipsburg @ High School •Paperwork, to Probation •Bus Detail •Assist Tractor, Crawford St. More...

Quote of the Year

"On a more serious front, I sincerely hope that when the president goes in for his annual check-up, the doctors at Bethesda will do a brain scan. More...

Living & Style

Rountree, Cassini to speak wedding vows

Mr. and Mrs. Carey Anthony Rountree of Marietta announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Janette, to Dimitri Loiewski Cassini, son of Ms. Brenda Mitchell of Sandy Springs, and the late Igor Loiewski Cassini. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Hard Times Resource Guide Now Available Need information on employment, managing money, preventing foreclosure, or free and cheap entertainment ideas? Visit our website at www. swgrl.org to check out the new Hard Times Resource Guide! More...

Weatherly, Calhoun to wed

Terry and Jane Weatherly of Headland, AL, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Diane Weatherly to Philip Gregory Calhoun, Jr., of Colquitt. The future bride is the granddaughter of Dorothy Halstead and the late Fred P. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Tennessee trip two - near perfect.

I was reading last weeks Liberal up in Crossville, TN, at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, October 20, before it was printed in Bainbridge, GA at 12:30 p.m. That's an hour or so before anyone else read the printed copy, when Uva would sell you one. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

New places, new faces in the family circle

The old Chinese proverb goes: "He who stands still too long will soon be covered with pigeon poo or dirt." OK, so I made that one up. But it's still true. More...