January 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Colquitt Hosts 10th Annual Building Creative Communities Conference

Next week January 28–31, you may notice visitors walking around downtown as people from all over the US and two foreign countries – The Netherlands and Canada will be here for the 10th annual Building Creative Communities Conference. More...

Community

Rita Glass presented certificate of commendation

In Memory of the late Sheriff Glass

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution presented a certificate of commendation to Rita Glass in memory of Sheriff Herbert E. More...

Twins, London and Lola, are fun!

Ladon McCray and Jakevia Young of Colquitt proudly announce the arrival of their twin daughters, London Cynthia and Lola Racyna.  The twins were born at 8:25 a.m. More...

The Fisherman

A farmer in the country noticed that a gentleman would fish at the lake (close to the farmer's house) and would always leave with a stringer full of fish.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

On Friday, January 15, 2016, Officer Elijah Mc- Coy was dispatched to Moby Dick in reference to a stolen wallet.  Upon arrival, Officer McCoy spoke to the cashier, Bernice Davis, who stated that H.E. More...

Living & Style

Duffy, Kicklighter to marry

Dr. Allen Kicklighter and Mrs. Gray Kicklighter of Colquitt are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their oldest son, Jackson Kicklighter, currently of Athens, to Ms. More...

LaFontaine, Cunningham to wed

Craig and Alicia LaFontaine of Kennesaw and Michael and Terri Cunningham of Damascus announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Haley LaFontaine to Caleb Cunningham on June 4, 2016.  The private wedding will be held at the beautiful Sweet More...

Shopping in Heaven

If you seek to cheat others, you end up cheating yourself. Enjoy. Take time to read the very last sentence!  A minute read ... Read this story, and follow the recommendation at the end.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoons

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

God Bless America, Please!

I know I write too much about politics, country, and what the folks we send, and seem to keep in Washington, DC are doing to this nation.  OK, I've been here a long time, 80 years. My mind is about as good as it has ever been. More...

Under the Gold Dome

Members from the Legislature returned to the State Capitol on Tuesday January 19, 2016. A frigid cold breeze greeted the members after the four day weekend and the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. More...

After school meeting called to clear talk after salaries released

A call came in to the Liberal office that we were invited to attend a mandatory meeting for school personnel at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, January 21. A large number of Miller County Schools personnel attended, loaded with many questions and some answers. More...

Miller County Native Ron Holt to be Featured Speaker at Chamber Banquet

Miller County native Ron Holt will be the featured speaker at the Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on Thursday, January 28, to be held at Moby Dick at 6:30 p.m. More...

MCMS Named Title I Rewards School

The Georgia Department of Education recently released its 2015-16 list of Title I Reward Districts and Schools. More...

Religion

‘Search Diligently for Godly Wisdom’

Inspiration

Among the lessons that I have learned in life is to be careful about loaning my possessions to others — especially books and tools. And by recent experience, I can add one more thing to that list: videos.  More...

You took my parking place at church

One day, a man went to visit a church. He got there early, parked his car and got out. Another car pulled up near him. The driver got out and said, “I always park there! You took my place!”  More...

God's Wife?••••

Author and lecturer Leo Buscaglia once talked about a contest he was asked to judge.  The purpose of the contest was to find the most caring child.  The winner was:  1. More...

School & Sports

Lady Pirates Honored at Banquet

On Tuesday, January 19, 2016, Coach Eddie Whitaker and Coach Jason Houston honored the Lady Pirates at Moby Dick. Coach Houston welcomed everyone and Senior-Sky Stovall gave the invocation.  More...

Putting Your Hope in the Right Guy

I started this week off badly by getting my hopes up. As many of you know, prom is coming up, and I don’t have a date to mine much less to another one. More...

Emma Young on A Honor Roll

In last week’s Miller County Liberal, Emma Young, a fifth grader at Miller County, made A honor roll for the second nine weeks.  Her name was inadvertently left off. We apologize for the mistake but congratulate Emma on her good grades. More...

Obituaries

JAMES FRED HILL JR.

James Fred Hill, Jr., age 75, of Big Canoe passed away Monday, January 18, 2016, after a long illness.  Funeral services were conducted at Vilulah Baptist Church, Coleman, on Friday, January 22, 2016, at 2:00 p.m.  More...

JERRY DALE SIMMONS

Jerry Dale Simmons, age 70, of Donalsonville, passed away Monday evening, January 18, 2016, at his residence following a lengthy illness.  A memorial service for Mr. Simmons was held on Saturday, January 23, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. More...

WILLIAM FRED GOODWIN

William Fred Goodwin, Sr., age 70, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday morning, January 16, 2016, at his residence.  Funeral services were held on Monday, January 18, at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Dr. More...