June 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Beauty and the Beast Jr. Showing at Cotton Hall Theatre

If you have not had the opportunity to see Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” showing at Cotton Hall, you still have one more weekend.  More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety arrested Shane Hoskins of Albany, Georgia, on Sunday, June 11, for possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of a schedule two controlled substance, driving under the influence, drugs not More...

Bainbridge Couple Killed in SC

News of a fatal wreck in South Carolina spread rapidly into South Georgia Monday afternoon after a Bainbridge couple died in a wreck on I-85 Northbound near Fair Play, SC.  More...

Stash your trash, or bears

Garbage is irresistible to a hungry black bear. The presence of available garbage encourages bears to change their normal movement patterns and “hang out” in non-traditional range areas. What can you do? More...

School & Sports

SGA Honor Roll Announced

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to announce the Fourth 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...

GED Graduation Ceremony Held

The GED Recognition Ceremony was held at the Kirbo Center at Bainbridge State College on May 18, 2017. GED diploma recipients from Decatur County, Early County, Miller County, and Seminole County participated in the ceremony. More...

VSU Announces Scholarship Recipients

Valdosta State University is proud to offer scholarships to 198 currently enrolled, incoming first-year, and transfer students for the 2017- 2018 academic year. More...

Obituaries

JIMMY L. DAVIS

Jimmy L. Davis, age 78, of Valdosta died on Thursday, June 15, 2017 just as he lived his life, at home surrounded by family members who adored him. For years, he bravely fought against an incurable disease. More...

MARY GORDON IVEY DANIELS

Mary Gordon Ivey Daniels, age 84, of Donalsonville passed away Thursday evening, June 8, 2017 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, AL.  Funeral services for Mrs. Daniels were held on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. More...

AUSTIN WAYNE BROWN

Austin Wayne Brown, age 46, of Bainbridge passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 in Anderson, SC.  Funeral services for Mr. Brown were held on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Donalsonville Church of God with Rev. Hubert Smith and Rev. More...

Wanta buy a snake?

Holden Richardson had a real snake day last Friday June 16. This photo was sent to the Liberal by his Uncle Kent Richardson.  Upon first glance, it looked like a good sized rattlesnake. More...

Fellows In this Group Caught Some Fine Snappers and Groupers

Talking about a dream fishing trip to the Sunshine State, the above group of men from Miller County and surrounding areas enjoyed a half day on a fine fishing boat, caught the limit in red snapper and some fine groupers. More...

Religion

‘The Great Joy of Being a Dad’

Inspiration

There are a lot of things about growing older that are less than desirable. Among them is the task of struggling with weight control. More...

It's in the Bible

Adam was hanging around the garden of Eden feeling very lonely. More...

Devotion

" Jesus said hear and obey. Obedience requires action, that action brings your dreams closer." Alex Howell  Exodus 12:13 says, " the blood shall be a sign for you on the houses where you are. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

THEFT BY TAKING/  ENTER AUTO TO  COMMIT THEFT  On Thursday, June 15, 2017, at 5:37 a.m. Colquitt Police Officer Chad Barrett was disaptched to 358 North Second Street, Apartment A, Colquitt, in reference to stolen property.  More...

MC SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

ARSON  On Saturday, June 17, 2017, at approximately 12:36 a.m., Deputy Brent Haire responded to a call at the location of 1931 Brinson Road in regards to a residence on fire.  More...

Living & Style

'Take me out to the ballgame'

These two friends who live in the mountains of north Georgia have had birthdays.  Mason Toole had his 15th birthday on Monday, June 19, and Andon Byrd will have his 14h birthday on Saturday, June 24.  For their main birthday present they re More...

I Bet You Didn’t Know This

Stuff you always wanted to know about and now you will get the rest of the story.  •Early aircraft’s throttles had a ball on the end of it. More...

The Last Ones

This is a tribute to our childhood and memories of days many of our children and grandchildren would not believe or understand.  CHILDREN OF THE 1930s and 1940s – “THE LAST ONES”  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

I remember dad and others-

We just had old whats his name day. It was last Sunday if you might have missed it. If you have a father, enjoy him. He won't be with you all that long due to age, health or whatever the reason. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Hot? Not Really

Whew! I should’ve called in hot today. More...