December 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

McT holds Ribbon Cutting

Colquitt’s newest business held its ribbon cutting on Friday, December 16, at 11:00 a.m. More...

Community

Colquitt Garden Club Holds Annual Christmas Luncheon

The Annual Colquitt Garden Club Luncheon on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at the Peoples South Bank Community Room. More...

Misty Hayes needs new van

Misty Hayes does not let muscular dystrophy slow her down from living an active life, but her 2003 model van may stop her from traveling independently. The vehicle has frequent mechanical issues and has a mileage limit that is rapidly approaching. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Driving for the Holidays?   More...

School & Sports

MCHS FBLA Delivers Gift Baskets to Local Services

Before we got out for Christmas break, the Miller County FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) members were assigned to bring in candy canes and snack cakes for our last two projects of the year.  More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

Seniors, although it is Christmas break, a bunch of school-related stuff can still get done.  More...

SGA shows Christmas spirit

Christmas is not so much about opening presents, as opening our hearts. And that’s just what Southwest Georgia Academy students did this Christmas season. More...

Obituaries

JO ADAMS

Mrs. Jo Adams, age 99, of Donalsonville passed away peacefully at her residence on Monday evening, December 12, 2016.  Funeral services for Mrs. Jo were held on Thursday, December 15, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. More...

JANICE TRAWICK

Janice Strickland Trawick, age 69, of Bainbridge passed away Saturday, December 10, 2016.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Gerald A. Little officiating. More...

JIMMY CARL MCDONALD

Jimmy Carl McDonald, age 71, of Blakely, passed away Friday morning, Dec. 9, 2016, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  Funeral services for Mr. McDonald were held on Sunday, December 11, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. More...

Holidays

Dear Santa,

Dear Santa,My name is Bryden Walker and I am 4years old. I would to get a SpongeBob,a truck, a new bed, and a tablet forChristmas. I will leave you and Rudolphsome milk and cookies beside ourChristmas tree.Love,Bryden Walker/ PreK More...

The Small White Envelope

It’s just a small, white envelope stuck among the branches of our Christmas tree. No name, no identification, no inscription. It has peeked through the branches of our tree for the past 10 years or so.  More...

The Tale of the Traditional Christmas Pudding

Martha decided to move with the times and try the delights of microwave cooking. Whereupon, her devoted husband Archie went out and bought her a brand new top-of-the range Sharp Microwave oven. More...

Happy Birthday Jesus

If you haven’t already noticed, it’s almost Christmas.  Without sounding like we are bragging, we are kind of proud to be printing the largest edition in history of the Miller County Liberal’s existence of almost 120 years. More...

Local fishing team wins in Fishers of Men Tournament

The Fishers of Men National Tournament Trail had its 2016 District 1 Championship Tournament on Thursday, November 17, with registration and buffet supper at the Bull Creek Fish Camp in Bunnell, Florida.  More...

Religion

‘What’s In Those Boxes?’

Inspiration

I remember it well. It was Christmas 1988 in Elberton, Georgia. That year we had more boxes filled at Christmas at our house than we had ever had before or have ever had since. More...

'Are you Jesus?'

A few years ago a group of salesmen went to a regional sales convention in Chicago. They had assured their wives that they would be home in plenty of time for Friday night's dinner. More...

If Mary Had Said No

The year 2015 was a dark year for babies denied birth. The filmed conversations of Planned Parenthood personnel boasting of harvesting, then selling their body parts disgusted almost everyone who heard them. What have we become? More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS THEFT BY TAKING MORE THAN $500, OBSTRUCTING LAW ENFORCEMENT  More...

Living & Style

Miss Henley to wed Mr. Sellers

Mr. and Mrs. Kim Henley of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kimber Leighann, to Tyler Blake Sellers, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

First Baptist Church Keenagers Annual Christmas Dinner

Colquitt’s Moby Dick Restaurant was the location of the FBC Keenagers annual Christmas dinner. Twenty-three seniors attended the event. The food was delicious, and the fellowship was great. Duren Williams welcomed everyone. Ms. More...

The Magic Bank Account

The author is not known. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Happy Birthday, Jesus!

If you are reading this, it means I might have made it to 81 on this newspaper day. It's very seldom that my birthday hits on a day we publish. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Used Boat Meets Monroe Criteria

Cletus Monroe was excited. The fact that I was quite miffed at his waking me from a pleasant nap did nothing to quell his enthusiasm.  “ Get up, Hoss, and come on,” he said, yanking me off the couch. More...