March 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Trump and Clinton Win in Miller Co. Primary Elections

Colquitt - March 1- As the incomplete and unofficial results of the Miller County Presidential Preference Primary was being compiled, it was noted that a change had taken place. More...

General Primaries Qualifying Is Now!

Qualifying for partisan and nonpartisan candidates in the May 24, 2016, General Primaries began Monday, March 7, 2016, at 9 a.m. and ends Friday, March 11, 2016, at 12 noon. More...

New Pataula Drug Task Force Commander takes charge

There has been a change of command at the Pataula Drug Task Force located in Colquitt. Officer Eric Schwalls is an Assistant Special Agent in Charge with the Georgia Bureau of Investigations and is now Commander of the Pataula Drug Task Force. More...

Community

Early County Native’s Body Has Been Found

Early County native 54-year-old Thomas Entrekin was reported missing on January 29. Fulton County Police say that his body has been found, not far from the Atlanta Braves stadium, Thursday. More...

Area News Around Us

Blountstown, FL - A 14-year-old Bristol teen is at the Burn Center in Augusta, Georgia, following an accident Sunday. Gabriel Oswalt, an eighth grader at Tolar School, was reportedly putting gas on a fire when the gas can exploded. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Pi Day  More...

Living & Style

Welcome, Adeline Raylee

Max and Holly Grimes of Cedar Springs joyfully announce the birth of their daughter, Adeline Raylee Grimes, born Saturday, February 20, 2016, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama. More...

Let's go to the Movies

“Zootopia”

“Zootopia” takes place in world very much like ours, except that it’s populated entirely by non-human mammals. More...

Old humor from an old friend

While I sat in the reception area of my doctor's office, a woman rolled an elderly man in a wheelchair into the room. As she went to the receptionist's desk, the man sat there, alone and silent. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Some of these Presidential candidates should go to the theatre More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Colquitt's a good place to be

As a fellow was getting off the Colquitt trolly in front of the Bride & Gift Gallery, I was bringing a load of dirty dishes to the truck to take home and wash from the Liberal. More...

The River••••

Time is like a river. You cannot touch the water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again. More...

Breaking News - 3/11/2016 1:53 PM

Qualifying for May 24, 2016 Primary Election has Ended - Free Access

Local candidates who qualified to run in the Primary Electon to be held Tuesday, May 24 were: More...

Who is responsible?

Do you see anything wrong in the photo? More...

Ag Ed couple speak at First Friday Breakfast

On Friday, March 4, 2016, FFA advisor, Kitty Bodiford, and Young Farmer advisor, Bert Bodiford spoke at the 1st Friday COC Breakfast held at the Tarrer Inn. More...

Don't have anything to do?

Someone came by the office a few days ago saying, "There just ain't nothing to do around here."  They were buying a Miller County Liberal, and I've always been taught when I ran the Western Auto and was in politics for almost 30 years, that the More...

Change you clock

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks when daylight saving time begins March 13.  In conjunction with the "Change Your Clo More...

Religion

‘Be Courageous’

Inspiration

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

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDDENT REPORTS  Driving While License Susp/revoked   More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  Criminal Damage to Property/Obstruction of an Officer   More...

School & Sports

Local Show Team Exhibits at State

On February 17 - 20, 2015, eight members of the Miller County Show Team participated in the state livestock show in Perry, Georgia. More...

MCHS FFA competes in the Area Five events

Recently Miller County School FFA members completed in the Area 5 Lawnmower Operations Career Development Event (CDE) and in the Nursery/Landscape CDE held at ABAC March 1, 2016.  More...

Third Graders learn about crops

Miller County Farm Bureau President, LaDon Calhoun and Jeff Nunnery, Georgia Farm Bureau District Field Representative, recently conducted an agricultural presentation to Ms. Cissy Eldridge’s third Grade Class. More...

Obituaries

CAROLINE GAY

Mrs. Caroline Gay, age 78, of Colquitt died Sunday, March 6, 2015, at Miller County Hospital.  More...

LUCILLE NESBITT CROSS LANE

Lucille Nesbitt Cross Lane, age 98, of Winterville, and formerly of Iron City, passed on to her final rest on March 4, 2016, at her home at Avery Place in Winterville.  Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. More...

KAREN SUE JONES

Karen Sue Jones, age 61, of Bronwood passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2016, at Phoebe North in Albany.  A memorial service will be held at Harvey Funeral Chapel on Thursday, March 10, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. More...

Health

The Human Body- things you don't know

You will find this article interesting: The Human Body is a treasure trove of mysteries, one that still confounds doctors and scientists about the details of its working. It's not an overstatement to say that every part of your body is a miracle. More...

How older adults can reduce their risk of falls

Falls are one of the biggest contributors to fatal and nonfatal injuries among seniors. Such accidents not only threaten safety, but they also can compromise a person’s independence. More...

The truth about skin cancer

As our largest organ, our skin is highly susceptible to damage. Yet most of us don’t protect it. More...