July 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Harry got a big one

You never know what you will run up on checking the cows on a Polaris.  The first of the week, July 18, Harry Warren of Colquitt, was checking his cows, and came upon this six foot-plus diamondback rattlesnake in the pasture.  More...

School Bells Will Ring Friday Morning, August 4th

This edition of the Miller County Liberal has many of the answers parents and students will need when the Miller County Schools open on Friday, August 4, 2017. More...

Community

51st Annual Tabb Reunion Held

Descendants of Thomas Hugo Tabb held their annual reunion at the Gerald Grow post 165 American Legion Building at 148 West Street in Colquitt, Georgia. More...

Findley passes gavel to Kirbo

BSC Foundation meeting held

On Tuesday, June 27, during the Bainbridge State College Foundation Annual Meeting, Jeff Findley passed the chairman’s gavel to Wheat Kirbo. Dr. More...

Chicken Gun

sent to the British engineers.  More...

School & Sports

Supply Lists

Kindergarten Supply List   More...

Dress Code

1. Shorts may be worn by all students. Shorts must pass the fingertip test to determine if they are too short. More...

A Note from High School Principal Dr. Princess Ndow

Miller County High School Friends, Families, Parents, Stakeholders, and Students: It is time to start a brand new school year. More...

Obituaries

MICHAEL LEE BISHOP SR.

Michael Lee Bishop, Sr., age 63, of Damascus passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, AL. A memorial service was held on Friday, July 21, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. More...

PERCY RICHARD JONES

Percy Richard Jones of Donalsonville died July 19, 2017, in Donalsonville.  Funeral services were held on Friday, July 21, at 10:00 a.m. at the Donalsonville Church of Christ with Rev. Wes Baldwin officiating. More...

TONI BENZENHAFER

Ms. Toni Benzenhafer, age 62, passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017.  A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Colquitt City Cemetery.  Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.   More...

Breaking News - 7/25/2017 3:47 PM

Jerry Byron Creel Obituary - Free Access

Jerry Byron Creel passed away at his home early Monday morning, July 24, 2017. He was born September 24, 1945 in Blakely, GA to belated parents Robert Huston Creel and Sue Alice Avirett Creel of Early County. More...

Rainbow over the courthouse

This is one of the many photos sent to us of the rainbows over Colquitt. At one time, there was a double rainbow over Colquitt. More...

Car Fire - A Complete Loss

A call came from E-911 reporting a car fire in progress on Friday July 21, at approximately 7:11 p.m. The vehicle fire was called in by cell phone from Anthony Lewis of Colquitt to the Miller/ Baker 911. More...

Religion

‘Journeying Toward Maturity’

Inspiration

After picking up Madeline from an activity one evening, we headed home. As we traveled, she noticed a loaded cattle trailer and excitedly remarked that she had seen cows. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint - Sheep

Pastor’s viewpoint is written by Charles ‘Buddy’ Whatley, a retired United Methodist pastor living in Lakemont & Ochlocknee, Georgia. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED   On Tuesday, July 18, 2017, Officer Timothy Shaw was patrolling Crawford Street and noticed a red Chevrolet Tahoe with a blown rear brake light.  More...

MC SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

THEFT BY TAKING  While answering a call at 455 Mayhaw Road, Deputy Sheriff Dale Glover observed a white Dodge Ram in the ditch at Mayhaw and Enterprise Road.  Deputy Glover ran the tag, and it returned to Stephanie Givens.  More...

Living & Style

Miss Freeman weds Mr. Lane

Karlie Freeman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Miss Adams to wed Mr. Walker

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Adams of Colquitt announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Ann Adams, to Joshua Graham Waller of Thomasville. Mr. Waller is the son of Rev. and Mrs. Lee Waller, also of Thomasville.  More...

The blind girl changes

There was a blind girl who hated herself because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

A fitting presidential legacy ends. More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Great again----

In last week's edition of the Liberal, four of the five county commissioners wrote a letter to the editor. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

BUSH-HOOK MEMORIES

Bush-hooking is an ancient, time-honored angling technique, a primitive method of catfishing involving a group of anglers spending an entire night in a creek swamp. These throwback fishermen shun the cane pole and the rod and reel. More...