August 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Colquitt's second parade this year

You never know what you might miss if you don't read everything in the Miller County Liberal, including the ads.  More...

Texting while driving, DUI, no licenses ends in crashes and charges

On Sunday, July 15, at approximately 11:00 p.m. a report came in of a vehicle accident on North Cuthbert Street.  More...

Community

News Around Us

Blakely - The City of Blakely is joining cities and utilities across Georgia in alerting customers about a scam promising to pay utility bills in exchange for personal information including social security numbers.  More...

Just something to do-

Tuesday, July 24, I was riding by the Spooner home on College Street, heading for the press to pickup last week’s edition.  I couldn’t believe my eyes. More...

Depressed?

Over five thousand years ago, Moses said to the children of Israel, "Pick up your shovels, mount your asses and camels, and I will lead you to the Promised Land."  Nearly 75 years ago, (when Welfare was introduced) Roosevelt said, "Lay down your More...

School & Sports

Gabriel takes first wild hog

Wild hog hunting is getting to be very popular in Southwest Georgia.  On July 14, 2012, nine year old, Gabriel Dun- away, killed this 370 pound boar hog with a knife while hunting in Seminole County. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Blues in Bunches

Doin’ the road. Runnin’ from the blues. Motorized. Too hot to walk.  Maybe too hot to drive soon. My truck’s air conditioner only works on one speed. One, two and three went out some time ago. More...

Child Safety: School Bus Still Best

Taking a bus to school is the safest way to go, statistics show. But accidents sometimes happen, and children may face other hazards on a bus besides the risk of being hurt in a crash. More...

Obituaries

FRANK HEARD JR.

Mr. Frank Heard, Jr., age 71, of Colquitt, died Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Miller County Hospital.  More...

JESSE RAY MCLEOD

Mr. Jesse Ray McLeod, age 61, of Donalsonville, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2012, at his residence.  Graveside services were held on Tuesday, July 31, at 10:00 a.m. at Friendship Memorial Gardens in Donalsonville with Rev. More...

VIRGINIA JONES LITTLE

Virginia Jones Little, age 91, of Dawson passed away on Monday, July 30, 2012, at Willson Hospice House in Albany.  More...

Health

Four reasons why you should vaccinate your children

From car seats and baby gates to bicycle helmets and football pads, there are numerous ways to protect children as they grow. One of the most important is getting them vaccinated, says Dr. More...

It’s a family affair at the Liberal

You never know what you might be doing when you are working at the Miller County Liberal. We have set type, paginated the page, sent the entire newspaper to press on a telephone line and put the entire newspaper on-line on our website. More...

Some election results can be found on our website Tuesday

In everything, you can find some good and some bad.  Most of our subscribers and readers have enjoyed the newspaper coming out on Tuesday even with a Wednesday dateline. More...

EPD fines city

On Monday, July 30, this newspaper received proposed and executed orders with charges and fines/ taxes against cities and companies ranging from $500.00 to $15,000.00. If the charge is a fine or a tax depends on who has to pay it. More...

Religion

Just Relax!

Inspiration

Gale and I had the wonderful opportunity last week to get away for a few days. We did not go very far from home nor did we have the fanciest of accommodations, but it was adequate to enable us to experience several days of relaxation. More...

A prayer request

I have a prayer request.  A lady I've known forever. She's very sick. On top of that, she's being abused by those she's given everything for .  Untruths about her abound, and seem to come from all sides. Breaks my heart. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   July 23 800F • Escort, Petro • Escort, Kangaroo • Escort, Helen’s • Med call, S. Cuthbert St. • Total mileage, 79  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   July 24 799F • Unlocked vehicle at Dollar General • Civil papers served • Security checks • Total mileage, 163  More...

Living & Style

Braylee Kay Phillips arrives!

Aaron Phillips and Taylor Howell are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter, Braylee Kay Phillips.  Braylee was born July 10, 2012, at 5:06 p.m. at the Donalsonville Women and Children’s Center. More...

The road to lifelong health begins with breastfeeding

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from August 1–7 in more than 170 countries to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

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Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Talking about empty nest-

Have you ever felt like you've been mistreated? That's a crazy question. Everyone has at one time or the other.  More...

Up In Smoke

I didn’t get my article in last week; I do have a good excuse, though. I had to go to Savannah again, this time for a natural gas class. I had my schedule all figured out so that I could get my article in before the deadline. More...