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Bench Dedication in Memory of Dawn Phillips Shepard

A nice crowd gathered Tuesday, February 27,2018, at 5:30 p.m. for a lovely service dedicating the beautiful, granite bench given to MCES in loving memory of Dawn Phillips Shepard by faculty and friends of Miller County Schools.  More...

Two Vehicle Accident on Highway 27

A two vehicle accident, involving a school bus, occurred Thursday, March 1, 2018, at approximately 1:46 p.m. on GA Highway 1 and South Cuth- bert Street. More...

Community

Public Health observes Georgia Preteen Vaccine Awareness Week, March 12-16

While the sting of a shot may last a second or two, diseases last much longer. More...

First Baptist Church Keenagers Hold February Meeting

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, the First Baptist Church Keenagers held their February meeting. Duren Williams welcomed everyone. After Donald Brooks blessed the food, the 31 participants enjoyed a covered dish lunch.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

School & Sports

SGA Announces Good Citizens for Month

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to honor the Good Citizens of the Month for February. These children were nominated by their teachers to receive this honor. More...

Outdoor Stewardship Act Good for Land and Wildlife

For many families in Georgia, hunting and fishing are rich traditions that go back generations. More...

School Lunch Menus

March 7- WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Waffles, Sausage Link, Syrup, Fruit Lunch - Mandarin Orange Chicken/WW Roll WG Pepperoni Pizza, Fried Rice, Zipper Peas, Garden Salad, Fruit   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Gun protected, or gun free zone?

If you get down to the real question, "Had you rather your loved ones be in a gun protected zone, or a gun free zone?" The most recent killing of youth and instructors came from south Florida when a crazy reject walked in and murdered 17 in the schoo More...

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Some lies just won’t be believed

A number of years ago, when waterfowling was a passion and duck season the core of my existence, I actually belonged to a duck hunting club. At our weekend duck camps, a tradition was soon established. More...

Pastor Billy Graham Has a Change of Address at 99

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, the most famous preacher, William Franklin "Billy" Graham, of our time was laid to rest by his wife of 64 years, Ruth. Ruth Graham died in 2007. More...

These Candidates Have Paid to Run in the May 22, Election

By the time you get your next Miller County Liberal newspaper, the time to qualify for the offices that will be running on May 22, will be over.  The offices that will be running, if there is opposition, will close to qualify at noon, Friday, Ma More...

Spring Forward

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Religion

Revisiting the Old Paths

Inspiration

Gale and I have reached a most special time as we journey through life together — March 3 marks our 40th wedding anniversary. God surely blessed me in a most wonderful way when He allowed our paths to cross.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

GAMBLING  On Friday, February 16, 2018, Officer Spence was dispatched to 174 East Dancer Street in reference to a theft of $40.  Upon arrival, Spence made contact with Arlisha Grimes who stated Franklin Jones was over at her house and took More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

POSSESSION OF  MARIJUANA  On Sunday, March 4, 2018, Deputy Garison Clenney was on patrol on GA Highway 27 North when he conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for failure to maintain lane.  More...

Living & Style

Miss Buckhalter to wed Mr. Gray

Mr. and Mrs. Phil Buckhalter of Jakin are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Suzanne Buckhalter, to George Allensworth Gray III, son of Mr. & Mrs. More...

Just for the fun of it

Just read that 4,153,237 people got married last year, not to cause any trouble but shouldn't that be an even number?  Today a man knocked on my door and asked for a small donation towards the local swimming pool. More...

The old paths

I liked the old paths, when moms were at home. Dads were at work. Brothers went into the Army, or took up a trade. More...

Obituaries

BETTY JEAN ARNOLD LINDSEY

Betty Jean Arnold Lindsey, age 85, of Dothan, AL, and formerly of Donalsonville, passed away Sunday morning, February 4, 2018, at The Terrace at Grove Park.  More...

STERLING DONLEY

Sterling Donley, age 79, of Bainbridge passed away Sunday, February 25, 2018.  The graveside memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at County Line Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Hoyt Donley officiating.  More...

DENNIS WADE FAIRCLOTH

Dennis Wade Faircloth, 61, of Bainbridge passed away Friday, March 2, 2018.  More...