May 28, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Arrests made in stolen property

On Thursday, May 8, 2008, Chief Investigator Ben Nix and Captain Shane Rathel recovered a number of farm equipment items that had been stolen earlier in Miller County. The items were recovered in Seminole County. More...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Community Prayer Meeting, Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. Board of Directors Meeting - SW GA Regional Development Center, Thursday, May 29, 6:30 p.m. More...

UGA, Syngenta Recognize Local Peanut Growers for Top Yields

Ricky Dowdy, John Gaines, and Jerry and Jeff Heard, all of Baker County, were recently honored at the historic Mills House in Charleston, S.C., along with 10 other Georgia peanut producers and inducted into the 2007 Georgia Peanut Achievement Club More...

Photo of the Past

Do you know who these men are? If you think you know, call the Miller County Liberal at 229-758-5549 before 5:00 p.m. on Friday. More...

Bank history told to Lions

The Colquitt Lions Club met recently, and Lion President Ben Clenney opened the meeting with prayer and Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Clenney then introduced Colquitt Lion Club director and vice president of People Community Bank, Joe Sloan. More...

A senior citizen and his babe

This is what happens when your children take away your driver's license. Don't mess with old folks. Ponder these More...

Great riddle

Hillary and Bill Clinton, Obama Barrack, Nancy Pelosi, John Kerry and Ted Kennedy were on a boat. The boat sank. Who was saved? AMERICA! More...

Man dead, cause unknown

The Miller County EMS was called to respond to a call at 209 Dancer Street, Saturday at 8:04 a.m. The officers found an unresponsive male and transported him to the Miller County Hospital emergency room where he was pronounced dead at 8:46 a.m. More...

Social studies test scores thrown out

From Georgia Trend's Business Daily

ATLANTA - The state will throw out the results of social studies tests after only 20 percent or 30 percent of sixth- and seventh-graders passed, state schools Superintendent Kathy Cox decided Wednesday. More...

40% of Georgia's 8th graders may fail math portion of CRCT

Worse news for 6th & 7th graders

In a news release from State Schools Superintendent Kathy Cox some preliminary results on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT): 40% of the state's 8th-graders did not pass the math portion of the test. Officialresults are not in yet. More...

Daniel E. Phillips Family Reunion held

The 33rd annual Daniel E. Phillips Family Reunion was held on Saturday, March 15, 2008, at the American Legion in Colquitt. Family members gathered dressed in their "Irish Green" outfitsin recognition of their Irish heritage. More...

Arrest made in major investment scam

Atlanta - Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel has announced the arrest of Randy Banks of LaGrange, who has been charged with theft in investment scams involving numerous Georgians totaling nearly $1 million. More...

The first male blonde joke

An Irishman, a Mexican and a blond guy were doing construction work on scaffolding on the 20th floor of a building. They were eating lunch and the Irishman said, "Corned beef and cabbage! More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - On May 15 around 6:30 p.m., Ronnie Bell and William Burke of Bainbridge were taken to the Memorial Hospital for gunshot wounds. More...

Ponder these

Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak. Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine. Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don't. More...

U.S. Houseand Senate to spend more

According to a recent article in a north Georgia daily newspaper, the Democratic controlled U.S. Congress has done the next president, whoever that may be, no favors. More...

Farm accident injures one

On Friday, May 23, at approximately 3:00 p.m., the call came into Miller County E911 that someone on Shingler Road had been run over by a tractor. The dispatcher stated that someone was in the field behind 714 Shingler Road that needed help. More...