January 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Headed for Nashville,TN

Two of South Georgia’s own are heading to Nashville, Tennessee, next week to audition for the TV show “The Voice.”  “The Voice” is the Emmy Award winning, number one series on NBC, featuring the country’s best More...

Community

Fires claim lives of three area residents

Another warning is in order about the dangers of space heaters after a man died in his home in Donalsonville. Investigators say he was using multiple space heaters to stay warm on a cold morning.  More...

Lacie Bond receives invitation for the Youth Equine Championship Day

On February 4, the Georgia Equine Commodity Commission will be hosting Youth Equine Championship Day, where Georgia youth who have excelled in their chosen equine discipline will be honored for their accomplishments. More...

News Around Us

Ashburn - Board of Education member Mary Frances Office was charged with several traffic offenses following a wreck Friday.  Ashburn Police Chief Joe Saxon said pending charges are DUI refusal, reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, More...

School & Sports

Preston Messer Named to Trevecca Nazarene University Dean’s List

NASHVILLE, TN -- Preston Messer, a junior religion major from Colquitt, was named to the Trevecca Nazarene University Fall 2013 Dean’s List. More...

Last Call for Georgia Students to Apply for Ag Education Scholarship

Monsanto Company’s new program offers $1,500 scholarships

America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders scholarship program was launched to generate student interest in careers in agriculture. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to announce Haley Whiddon as FFA Member of the Week. Haley is the daughter of Ronald and Rhonda Whiddon of Leary, GA. She is a senior at Miller County High School. More...

Obituaries

THEO MIDDLETON REAGAN

Mrs. Theo Middleton Reagan, age 91, of Colquitt died Friday, January 24, 2014, at Holly Hill Nursing Home in Valdosta.  Funeral services were held Sunday, January 26, at 3:00 p.m. at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. More...

LAJUANA (WANDA) GRIMSLEY

Ms. Lajuana (Wanda) Grimsley, age 47, of Colquitt passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014.  More...

MR. L. DEWAYNE LOGUE

Mr. L. Dewayne Logue, age 66, of Bainbridge, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, at Salem Baptist Church with Stan Mobley and Rev. More...

Breaking News - 1/29/2014 2:59 PM

Schools Open Thursday, January 30, 2014 - Free Access

The Miller County Liberal just received word from Superintendent Dr. J. Allen A. More...

Charges made in four-vehicle chase

On Monday, January 20, 2014, at approximately 4:28 p.m. Police Officer Lonnie Wade was parked on MLK Street. More...

Religion

Always Cling to Hope

Inspiration

It started out as typical as any Monday could as I headed to the hospice office to begin a fresh work week. After our morning meeting, I journeyed north for a couple of speaking engagements and a nice visit with a little lady. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

On D  Pastor's Viewpoint is written by Buddy Whatley (cbwhatley@hotmail.com), a retired United Methodist pastor living in Lakemont and Ochlocknee, Georgia. More...

Texas priest first day

An Irish priest was transferred to Texas.  Father Higgins rose from his bed one morning. It was a fine spring day in his new west Texas mission parish. He walked to the window of his bedroom to get a deep breath of the beautiful day outside. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   January 15  800F School Zone Detail •Theft, College St.  800S Traffic Stop  January 16  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   January 17  799I Fire x2 •Vehicle Accident •Phone Call x2 •Stand-by •Traffic Stop x2 •Live Stock in Roadway  January 18  More...

Living & Style

A True Story Of Hope And Healing…

Drugs do not discriminate; they cross all walks of life from homemakers and teachers to artists and physicians. Yes, physicians. No one is exempt when the tempting relief of drugs is readily available. Dr.  More...

Miss Cooper engaged to marry Mr. Williams

The parents of Melissa Caitlin Cooper and Russell Thomas Williams proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children.  More...

Heard, Henley to wed

The families of Hillary Rebecca Heard and Richard Chase Henley would like to invite you to celebrate their marriage at a reception at the Tarrer Inn on Saturday, February 8, 2014, at 6:00 p.m.  Hillary is the daughter of Gary and Gina Heard of B More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

USA’s 41st year of legally killing babies by 7 of 9 supremes! More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Don't mess with Mother Nature, who is under God!

There are two things our nation has allowed that we might not get over, or be forgiven for doing.  Back several thousand years ago, the great I AM decided to create a man, then a woman, then children. More...

Under the Gold Dome

Week Ending Jan. 24, 2014

The General Assembly’s most crucial responsibility each session is to pass two balanced state budgets: an amended budget for the current fiscal year and a full budget for the following fiscal year. More...