October 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

MCHS Chooses Homecoming Court

Miller County High School is pleased to announce the 2016-2017 Homecoming Representatives. More...

Ameris Bank and Beta Sigma Phi Support Local Food Bank

On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, the Miller County Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi XI Epsilon Omicron Sorority presented nonperishable food items to Ameris Bank for delivery to the Colquitt Methodist Church Food Bank.  More...

Community

November 6, 2016 is Retired Educators Day

Governor Nathan Deal has declared November 6, 2016, as Retired Educators Day. More...

Ellie Competes at National Peanut Festival Pageant

In last week’s edition of the Miller County Liberal, Ellie Claire Williams was featured on the front page as competing in the Little Miss National Peanut Festival Pageant in Dothan Saturday night, October 22.  More...

Burn Victim Account

An account has been established for burn victim, Thomas Allen Johnson. He sustained severe burns on his legs, arms, and neck that require a series of surgeries in order to repair the damage. More...

School & Sports

Students Kayak on Spring Creek

Not all of the classes taught at Bainbridge State College are done inside the traditional classroom. More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

This past game against Randolph Clay was definitely a success. Our Pirates played wonderfully, and I am sure they will continue to do so during our last two games. They are now gearing up to face Stewart County this week. More...

Southwest Georgia Academy Announces Honor Roll for Grades 5-12

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to announce the First Nine Weeks Honor Roll for grades 5-12. In order to be on honor roll, students must have an 87 or above in their classes and all conduct grades must be satisfactory.  5th grade:  More...

Obituaries

CAROLYN BENNETT HILTON

Carolyn Bennett Hilton, age 75, of Bainbridge, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2016.  Funeral services were held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2016, at Bethany Baptist Church. Interment followed at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery.   More...

ALMA FRANKLIN BLACK

Alma Franklin Black, age 94, of Bainbridge passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2016.  Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2016, at Oak City Cemetery with Bob Henderson officiating.   More...

JOHN GORDON ROBERTS

John Gordon Roberts, age 92, of Bainbridge passed away Monday, October 17, 2016, at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services for Mr. Roberts were held on Friday, October 21, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 10/29/2016 1:56 PM

Sheriff Shane Rathel arrested on FBI firearm complaints - Free Access

by Terry Toole More...

Dr. Paschal Brooks

Dr. Charles Paschal Brooks, age 73, of 1138 Quail County Rd., Arlington passed away Friday night, Oct. 28, 2016 at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  More...

Bless Your Art Festival

The downtown area of Colquitt was festive and alive on Saturday when the Colquitt Miller Chamber of Commerce hosted the first Bless Your Art Southern Folk Life Festival on October 22, 2016. More...

Trick or Treat Friday

Tricks & Treats will be held around Colquitt on Friday, October 28, just like it was Halloween. Bring your little ghosts and goblins downtown for lots of treats. More...

Statewide No Burn Ban is in Effect, No Burn Permits Issued

The Colquitt-Miller County Fire Department and the Georgia Forestry Commission would like to ask all citizens to please not burn anything until we receive a significant amount of rain. More...

Religion

‘The Cry for Help’

Inspiration

My wife is better to me than I could ever deserve, and I am most grateful to her for it. Once in a while, though, I try to return the favor by surprising her with something special; last Friday was one of those times. More...

Best poem in the world

I was shocked, confused, bewildered  As I entered Heaven's door,  Not by the beauty of it all,  Nor the lights or its decor.  But it was the folks in Heaven  Who made me sputter and gasp--  The thieves, the liars, the s More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Do you know what a “ghurry” might be? I thought it might be a contraction for “go hurry?” Or a furry goat? Or… actually, I had no idea what a ghurry might be!  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS   BURGLARY/FORCED  ENTRY  More...

Living & Style

Colquitt Garden Club Meets

On October 11, 2016, the Colquitt Garden Club met at the Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce   Conference Room.  More...

Miss Grubbs weds Mr. Bowen

Brittany Morgan Grubbs and Dustin Roland Bowen were united in marriage Saturday, September 10, 2016, at 5:00 in the afternoon at Friendship United Methodist Church in Donalsonville. More...

Ms. Stewart to wed Mr. Yates

Mark and Sherrie Stewart are delighted to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Stewart, to Brandon Yates, son of John Yates and Keith and Irene Smith of Panama City, FL.  Hannah is the granddaughter of Harland and Betty Bu More...

Opinion

Handicap parking

Today I had to run to our local food store. As I approached the entrance, I noticed a driver looking for a parking space. I flagged the driver and pointed out a parking space in the handicap area. The driver looked puzzled. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

If the truth were told -

Lord I hope she is lying, again, and he isn't! Remember that ninth commandment? That final debate for one of them to become the next President of the United States was the best one. More...