November 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

BOE continue to tend to business

The Miller County Board of Education met in regular session Monday night, and continued to take care of business in a business-like manner.  The November 5 meeting was called to order by Chairman Buddy Johnson. More...

Bevis Furniture thanks you for 65 great years

Bevis Furniture was started in Colquitt back in 1947, by the late B. E. "Bryant" Bevis. He started this 65-year-old business in the old bus station on the corner of Cuthbert and College streets just off the Colquitt square.  More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the stabbing death of a local man, which took place early Sunday morning, Sheriff Wiley Griffin said.  More...

Ameris Bank helping to fight hunger

Ameris Bank’s third annual “Helping Fight Hunger” initiative has been in full swing, collecting non-perishable food items during the month of October. More...

A herd of cowslook

English has some wonderful anthropomorphic collective nouns for the various groups of animals. We are all familiar with a Herd of cows, a Flock of chickens, a School of fish and a Gaggle of geese.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 26 799G • Patrol security check • Traffic stop, 3x • Wreck, Griggs Lucille • Paper served • Escort • Telephone call • Patrol • Total mileage, 130  More...

Living & Style

Welcome, Adalynn Pearl Heitzman

Noel Raye Nemmers of Colquitt and Andrew Michael Heitzman of Perry are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Adalynn Pearl Heitzman, on October 1, 2012, at 3:11 p.m.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Breakfast with Santa  More...

What would you do?

A man returning home a day early from a business trip got into a taxi at the airport. It was after midnight. While en route to his home, he asked the cabby if he would be a witness. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Never done that before!

Over all these years that I've been on this earth, I did something Saturday that I've never done before, didn't want to do it, and have said I wouldn't if I could help it. I went to a wedding ceremony.  More...

Up In Smoke

I’m having a hard time keeping up with having an article in the paper every week. I have been pretty busy lately and really don’t have a good excuse, so I’m not going to make one. I will try and do better in the future. More...

Breaking News - 11/7/2012 10:36 AM

General Election Results - Free Access

Miller County General Election  Contested  Results (Unofficial) More...

Escapee apprehended

On Friday evening, November 2, Timothy Hurst, a Quitman County inmate being housed, escaped from Miller County Jail at approximately 2:30 p.m.. More...

Election results will be on Liberal website Tuesday night

Since this week’s Liberal will be on the newsstands well before the General Election polls close, the staff of the Miller County Liberal will make every effort to publish on our website <millercountyliberal.com> the unofficial election re More...

Snodgrass to speak at Veterans Day Celebration

Veterans Day will be held Monday, November 12, 2012, on the square in Colquitt at 11:00 a.m.  The guest speaker will be Johnny L. Snodgrass, sergeant major US Army (Retired).  Sgt. Snodgrass entered the US Army in 1964 and served 26 years. More...

Religion

Be Courageous

Inspiration

Bicycle riding has a much different meaning to me now than it did when I was growing up. More...

A good sea story

There's an old sea story in the Navy about a ship's captain who inspected his sailors and afterward told the Chief Boson's Mate that his men smelled bad.  The captain suggested perhaps it would help if the sailors would change underwear occasion More...

God's amazing accuracy

How lovely to think about the way our Creator God planned everything so carefully and perfectly, everything with a plan. As His highest creation, “we are fearfully and wonderfully made.”  More...

School & Sports

Pirates fall to Indians, 20-0

Well, everyone knew it was going to be the biggest Single A high school game of the 2012 football season. More...

College breaks ground on library addition

Bainbridge College (BC) celebrated the beginning of construction for the phase one addition to the Bainbridge College main campus library by hosting a ground breaking ceremony Tuesday, October 30th on the east lawn of the campus library.  More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Anybody seen my brollywrap?

Like most everyone else, I once looked upon the muchmaligned carp as a lowly “trash” fish. Catch ‘em, cuss ‘em, throw ‘em on the bank, or bury ‘em in the garden. More...

Obituaries

HELEN SIMMONS

Mrs. Helen Simmons, age 80, of Colquitt died Saturday, November 3, 2012, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Monday, November 5, at 2:00 p.m. at Cooks Union Methodist Church with Rev. Gary Morris and Charlie Boyd officiating. More...

MARY HELEN MIDDLETON

Mrs. Helen Middleton of Colquitt died Sunday, November 4, 2012, at her residence.  Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 6, at 11 a.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church Worship Center with Dr. Carl Marshall and Rev. More...

RANDALL SMITH

Mr. Randall Smith, age 56, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday, November 3, 2012, at Archbold Medical Center in Thomasville.  More...

Health

More Georgia Women Should Take Advantage of Breast Cancer Screening

Sometimes breast cancer arrives without a calling card. There might not be a lump or a pain or any physical sign that something is wrong. More...

Here’s What You Should Know and What You Should Do

Are You at Risk of Meningitis?

By now you’ve likely heard or read about the latest outbreak of fungal meningitis that has led to at least 19 deaths and more than 240 illnesses throughout the United States. More...