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'Ms. Bill', 'Mubber' turns 95

Lillian Helms Richardson turned 95 years old on January 29, 2008. Some people know her as "Ms. Bill," and all of her grandchildren call her "Mubber." Lillian Helms was born January 29, 1913, in Geneva, Alabama. More...

Primary Results onour website

Other than reporting primary and election results the day after, most readers have enjoyed having the Miller County Liberal come out on Wednesday. More...

Community

Native Colquittan whirlwind of southern charm and gumption

Reeves not one to sit still

If you've met Marjorie Reeves, you probably haven't forgotten her. At 72, she is a whirlwind of Southern charm and gumption. It's obvious after speaking with her that hardly anything keeps her down. "What I enjoy is one day at a time. More...

Colquitt UMC youth enjoys snow

The Colquitt United Methodist Church youth group and their chaperones recently went on their fifth annual ski trip. More...

Georgia DOT Schedules Traffic Shift on U.S. 27 SR 1

Miller, County Traffic Alert

Donalsonville - Georgia DOT recently announced that the final traffic shift on U.S. 27 / SR 1 just north of Colquitt is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, February 6, 2008, weather permitting. More...

School & Sports

MCHS Beta Club attends convention

On January 18, 2008, a group of 15 Miller County Senior Beta Club members left Colquitt bound for the State Beta Club Convention in Atlanta. We were accompanied by a small group from SGA. More...

SGA roundball review

SGA swept Valwood in a couple of region games in Valdosta Friday, February 1. The Lady Warriors had little trouble with the Lady Valiants as they rolled up a big 53-31 win. More...

Southwestern State University announces Fall2007Honors

Students who made the Dean's List for Fall Semester 2007 by taking 15 hours of courses and earning a 3.5 grade point average at Georgia Southwestern University included Star L. Brown from Colquitt. More...

Obituaries

Myrtle Barber Miller

Mrs. Myrtle Barber Miller, age 79, of Iron City passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2008. Mrs. Miller was born in Seminole County on July 22, 1928, to the late Willie Monroe and Minnie Gause Barber. More...

Myrtle Lewis Bowen

Mrs. Myrtle Lewis Bowen, 90, of Donalsonville died Thursday, January 31, 2008, at Donalsonville Hospital. Mrs. Bowen was born October 31, 1917, in Blakely to the late James Robert and Ida Blannon Bowen Lewis. More...

Morris Sholar

Mrs. Morris Sholar, age 62, of Waxhaw, NC, died Sunday, January 27, 2008. Mrs. Sholar was born August 31, 1945, in Decatur County. Funeral services were held Saturday, February 2, at 10:00 a.m.. at Cox Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. More...

Health

Primary Care welcomes Dr. Ruth Evans

Primary Care of Southwest Georgia, Inc., a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) providing affordable primary and preventive healthcare services, welcomes Ruth Evans, M.D., to its staff. Dr. Evans is Board Certified in Family Practice. More...

Nursing Home News

There are exciting things going on at Miller Nursing Home. We have had a new floor put in our foyer, and our dining room has been painted, and there are more projects in the works. More...

•••Hillary fan•••

A teacher in New York asked her sixth grade class how many of them were Hillary fans. Not really knowing what a Hillary fan is, but wanting to be liked by the teacher, all the kids raised their hands except for Little Ronnie. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS _____________________________

Community Prayer Meeting, Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. General Merchandise Auction - Every Thursday at Sugar Hill Restaurant & Antique Shop, 7:00 p.m. More...

Severe Weather Awareness Week proclaimed

By the Mayor of Colquitt and the Miller County Commissioners a proclamation : Severe weather awareness week 2008 WHEREAS: Each year Colquitt and Miller County residents face the threat of severe weather events such as lightning, thunderstorms, fl More...

Here today, gone tomorrow

Our esteemed friend and neighbor, Waldo "Bo" McLeod, will be happy to hear that Donalsonville will be getting Colquitt back for moving some of its long-standing buildings and structures from downtown Colquitt to just out of downtown Donalsonville. More...

Relay for Life kick-off held

The Miller County Kick- Off Rally for Miller County's sixth annual Relay for Life was held Tuesday evening, January 29, 2008, at the Colquitt United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. More...

BOE names chair for 2008

Bush breaks tie to make himself chairman

In the regular meeting of the Miller County Board of Education minutes held January 14, which was obtained Friday, February 1, the appointment of the chairman of the board election came up. More...

Religion

'What Will You Leave Behind?'

Inspiration

I findthe words of II Kings 13:20 interesting: "Elisha died and was buried" (NIV). On the surface the statement sounds only like basic information about the end of a man's life. More...

God's work ministry

Dear Friend, When problems come our way, we should always have the proper perspective and realize that there is a season for everything, and sooner than later the problems will be resolved and joy will be restored. More...

Public Safety

Looks like an early spring

An article written in The Albany Herald Feb. 3, by J. D. Sumner said it looks like an early spring. Who cares about what some oversized Pennsylvania rat thinks anyway? Apparently not two of Georgia's more homegrown prognosticating pundits. More...

public safety report

January 28 800F Assist Motorist January 29 800F Assist Motorist, 4th and Bethel St. •Traffic Cones in Road, Phillipsburg •Disturbance Call x2 •Report of Gun Shots, E. Pine St. More...

Law Enforcement Reports

Driving Under Influence On Wednesday, January 30, Officer Dan Stone received a call to the area of Bush Street apartments in reference to a white Crown Victoria parked in front of the apartments. More...

Living & Style

Parks, Melton plan wedding

Gene and Brenda Hughes of Arlington and Ricky Parks of Alpharetta are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Parks, to Mr. Wayne Melton, son of Vicki Brock Faircloth and Terry Melton, all of Bainbridge. More...

Bearonthe roof

A man wakes up one morning in Alaska to find a bear on his roof. So he looks in the yellow pages and sure enough, there's an ad for "Bear Removers." He calls the number, and the bear remover says he'll be over in 30 minutes. More...

Thank Heaven for little boys!

Kaylee and Kassie are proud to announce the birth of their baby brother, Aiden Michael. Aiden was born Tuesday, December 11, 2007, at Donalsonville Women and Children's Center. He weighed eight pounds and eight ounces. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Things change for good or bad

By the time most of you read this, you will have already voted in the Presidential Primaries, and I congratulate you for making a choice, as poor as most of the candidates were. More...

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We will not abandon you

The lack of support shown by national lawmakers to give troops the support needed to achieve their mission has become egregious. Americans wag at political assertions of troop support as the mission is obstructed. More...