December 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Accident claims life of Arlington woman––

An accident involving a Miller County ambulance happened Tuesday morning, December 10, 2013, at approximately 10:10 a.m. on Highway 45 North at Perkins Lane.  Georgia State Patrol Trooper John Vanlandingham,   More...

Merry Christmas from all of us at the Miller County Liberal!

Terry Toole Betty Jo Toole Wanda Griffin Max Williams Alorian Haire Bob Eldridge More...

Community

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa was held at the James W. Merritt, Jr., Memorial Library on Saturday morning, December 7.  More...

Truck driver charged in hit and run crash on Hwy. 27

A hit and run accident occurred Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at approximately 6:25 p.m.  The Colquitt Police Department, Miller County Sheriff’s Department, EMS and the Georgia State Patrol responded to the accident which occurred on GA H More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Holiday Closing   More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 12  800C Escort •Runaway Juvenile, High School •Bus Detail •Suspicious Person, Hospital •Assist 800S with Stopping Suspicious Vehicle x2  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 6  799F Patrol Security Checks •Disturbance Assist, Whites Bridge Rd. •Traffic Stop x4 •Suspicious Activity •Advise Call •Papers Served x2 •Patrol  More...

Hudgens offers fire safety tips for the holiday season––

Atlanta - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens urges Georgians to keep safety in mind when decorating their homes for the holidays.  “Don’t let fire turn your holiday into a tragedy,” Commissioner Hudgens said. More...

Living & Style

Why I love old ladies

The 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud lady, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o’clock, with her hair fashionably coifed and makeup perfectly applied, even though she is legally blind, moved to a nursing home today.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

What did He really promise?

In just one week, seven days, it will be Christmas Day. More...

A Cry in the Wilderness

You all have, I trust, absorbed and digested the information from last week’s column.  And now, to the nominees themselves, and their fitness to rise above the din and to address the unaddressed.  More...

Santa Claus visiting

Santa has been to town, and he is going to make a few more stops before the Jolly Ole Elf and his helpers get ready for that once-a-year trip that makes lots of little and big folks happy.  Santa has been coming by the Miller County Liberal for More...

Christmas Parade and Festival Thursday––

The Christmas Parade and Festival have been rescheduled for Thursday, December 19, 2013. Lineup for parade is at 3:30 at First Baptist Church and the parade starts at 4:00 pm. Festival is from 5:00-9:00 pm at the park.   More...

Holiday deadlines for next two weeks

In order for our employees to celebrate Christmas with their friends and families for the next two weeks, we will have early deadlines for news and advertisements.  More...

GSP reminds everyone to drive safely this holiday season–––

As the Christmas and New Year’s holiday travel periods rapidly approach, the Georgia State Patrol is reminding drivers to use extra caution when traveling across the state. Colonel Mark W. More...

Religion

The Perfect Time of Christ’s Birth

Inspiration

I have heard it said that opposites often attract. More...

PASTOR’S VIEWPOINT

Take a guess; when was the first vending machine invented and used? If you said 2000 years ago, you’re right. Hero of Alexandria (10-70 A.D.) made reference to one being used to dispense holy water.  More...

Just checking in today!

A minister passing through his church in the middle of the day, decided to pause by the altar to see who came to pray.  Just then the back door opened, and a man came down the aisle,  The minister frowned as he saw the man hadn't shaved in More...

School & Sports

Jesse Schmidt earns GED and college tuition voucher

Jesse Schmidt has completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma and will be eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony held at Bainbridge State College.  Graduates also receive a $500 voucher for tuition at any Georgia college.& More...

MCS FFA NEWS

Anyone Can Join FFA

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to announce Dani Eure as FFA Member of the Week. Dani is the daughter of Steve and Penny Eure of Leary, GA. She is a senior at Miller County High School. More...

Darton State College Congratulates Graduates at Fall Commencement

ALBANY- Congratulations to the Darton State College graduates who received degrees and certificates at the fall commencement ceremony held Tuesday, December 10, at the Cavalier Arena.  A total of 607 students from summer and fall semester were e More...

Obituaries

BRAD WILLIAMS

Brad Williams, of Grandridge, FL, formerly of Colquitt died Friday night, December 6, 2013, from injuries sustained from a car accident.  Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Colquitt Funeral Home.   More...

PAULINE GARDNER

Mrs. Pauline McDowell Gardner, age 96, of Brinson passed away Friday, December 13, 2013, at Memorial Manor Nursing Home.  The funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 16, 2013, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel. More...

STEVEN RAY DISMUKE

Mr. Steven Ray Dismuke, Sr., age 44, of Jakin, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2013, at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL.  Funeral services for Mr. Dismuke will be held on Wednesday, December 18, at 3:00 p.m. More...

Health

Can Cheating on Your Diet this Holiday Season Help You Lose Weight?

It’s hard to stick to a low-calorie diet day after day to lose weight, but new research shows you don’t have to, says Dr. Susie Rockway, a veteran nutritional and biochemical expert in the U.S. health industry.  More...

Holidays

A beautiful Christmas story

Beautiful story.... makes you understand that things happen for a reason–  More...

Dear Santa

Dear Santa, I am in the first grade at SGA. I love you i want 2k14 wwe. i want a ipod touch. i want Rey mysterio. i want John morrsion.  love, Brack Jarrett  Dear Santa, I am in first grade at SGA. More...

What to do with all those holiday leftovers

The food cooked during the holidays is often enough to feed an army. More...