June 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Some snakes are worse than others

As I was returning from Kolomoki Camp last Wednesday, the scene in the photo greeted me in my own back yard.  I've seen photos of snakes eating animals, but photos don't compare to the “real deal.”  This large diamondback rattle More...

Bogus $50s circulating

Early County Public Safety investigator Tim Hardrick came by the office with some money Monday, June 18, 2012 --”funny money!” Not so funny, however, to local businesses that get victimized by the counterfeiters.  More...

Community

Consumer Q’s

Georgia Department of Agriculture

Q: My cat and my house have become infested with fleas. What can I do to get rid of them?  More...

Doc is 89, and enjoying it

Ennis Pat "Dock" Peace was born on June 21, 1923. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge-Bainbridge Public Safety has promoted four individuals to complete the first phase of their reorganization, the Command Staff.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   June 17 800L Unlock vehicle • patrol • Security checks • Total mileage, 69  More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   June 20 799R Service attempt, E. Bush St. More...

Living & Style

Miss Roberts, Mr. Lovering to exchange wedding vows

Robby and Barbie Pettis of Chipley, FL announce the engagement of her daughter, Ashley Nicole Roberts, to Brandon Tabb Lovering, son of Randy and Jane Lovering of Colquitt.  Ashley’s grandparents are Barbara Waddell of Chipley, FL, and Bil More...

Summer weddings: Do’s and don’ts

Do provide heat relief. No matter how much you love the sun, your guests will probably want a few ways to escape the heat. More...

Seed from the Sower

Everyone seems to love Charlie Brown, the hero of the comic strip Peanuts. One day he and Lucy were strolling along when she stopped and picked up a daisy and began to pluck the petalsonebyone,saying,“He loves me, he loves me not. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Lost a couple of friends last week....

I lost two friends this past week to something we all will face, and according to THE BOOK, it's OK to die, IF......  More...

Up In Smoke

I just got back from Savannah; you can’t get to Savannah from Colquitt. It is a long ways over there, and there aren’t any short cuts. More...

Early Deadlines Notice

Due to the holiday schedule, and July 4th, being one of the four holidays for which this newspaper closes, we ask that all news copy, column writers and advertising be in the Miller County Liberal office b More...

Commissioners trying to work with tax assessors

The Miller County Commissioners brought up the actions of the Miller County Tax Assessors and appraisers in the regular June session, June 11, and in a special session on June 20, in an attempt to “use some common sense.” More...

Local Boy Scouts enjoy leadership training and fun

Boy Scout Troop 316 of Miller County attended Camp Osborn Summer Camp in Albany, June 3-June 9, 2012.  More...

Religion

Surviving a Rough Ride

Inspiration

As has been my tradition for a number of years, I shipped my daddy some fresh tomatoes for Father’s Day. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

It was the largest writein response in the history of polling. They asked if people trusted evangelists and most folks said no... More...

A little boy's explanation of God

It was written by an 8-year-old named Danny Dutton, who lives in Chula Vista, CA. More...

School & Sports

Local Miller County FFA chapter attends national Washington Leadership Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C., Monday, June 25, 2012 / National FFA Foundation — Members of the Miller County FFA Chapter recently attended the National FFA Organization’s 2012 Washington Leadership Conference on June 19-23, 2012.  More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Mountain Magic

I’m in the mountains again. Year in and year out, the high country beckons and I invariably respond.  Looking back, it occurs to me that I write quite a bit about mountains. More...

Obituaries

JOSEPH STEVE GRIFFIN

Mr. Joseph Steve Griffin, age 53, of Colquitt, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  Funeral services were held Friday, June 22, at 3:00 p.m. More...

CAROLYN TATE ALDAY

Mrs. Carolyn Tate Alday, age 72, of Bainbridge, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 23, at Harvest Assembly of God Church with Rev. More...

MERLE HODGES

Mrs. Merle Hodges, age 79, of Donalsonville passed away on Tuesday June 19, 2012, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Friday, June 22, 2012, in the chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. More...

Health

Water and fire safety tips for children this summer

With the sunshine and warm weather during the summer comes the increased risk of children drowning. Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional death of children age 14 and under, taking the lives of nearly 900 children each year.  More...

Why A1C test

1. What is the A1C test?  The A1C test is a simple lab test that reflects your average blood glucose level over the last 3 months. A small blood sample to check your A1C can be taken at any time of the day.  2. More...