April 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayhaw Festival now set for May 9 and 10

The Colquitt/ Miller County Chamber of Commerce has announced that the Mayhaw Festival festivities have been rescheduled for Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10.   More...

Community

MCHS Class of 1947 Reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1947 celebrated its 67th reunion on April 19, 2014. The group gathered for a luncheon at the Tarrer Inn in Colquitt. Barbara Chambers Clearman and Lucy Bush Thomas welcomed the group of classmates and visitors. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - It was revealed last week that the Bainbridge city manager had been severely delinquent for paying water, gas and other city utility bills for his last three years in office.  More...

Scars of Life

Some years ago, on a hot summer day in South Florida, a little boy decided to go for a swim in the old swimming hole behind his house. More...

School & Sports

Pirates celebrate pink week

During the week of April 7, the Georgia High School Association participates in Pink Week.  This is to honor and re- member those who have been and are affected by cancer. More...

Honors Day to be held at SGA

Southwest Georgia Academy will hold its annual Honors Day assembly on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The program will begin at 8:30 A.M. in the Joe Bryan Auditorium. Special presentations and scholarships will be announced first. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce Logan Holt as FFA Member of the Week. Logan is the daughter of Darren Holt and Stephanie McLain. She is a 10th grader at Miller County High School. More...

Obituaries

BENNIE LOVERING

Mr. Bennie Lovering, age 93, of Columbus died Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Muscogee Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 28, 2014, at McMullen Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. More...

WILLIAM STANLEY SHEDD

William Stanley Shedd, age 55, of Franklin, NC, passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. No services are planned at this time. Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. More...

DOROTHY NELL FAIRCLOTH ANGLIN

Dorothy Nell Faircloth Anglin, age 84, of Donalsonville passed away Monday afternoon, April 21, 2014, in Columbia, AL. Funeral services for Mrs. Anglin were held on Saturday, April 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Calvary Assembly of God Church with Rev. More...

Breaking News - 4/30/2014 9:02 AM

Harvey's Ad Correction - Free Access

“On April 30th, Harveys ran an ad stating they would be closing on  Saturday, May 3rd and re-opening as Winn-Dixie on Friday, May 9th.    CORRECTION:  They will re-open as HARVEYS on Friday, May 9th.”  More...

Pirates capture region championship title

Our Miller County Baseball Team has faced some tough opponents this baseball season, especially Schley County. On April 14, Schley rolled into Pirate Country looking for another win, but they got fooled. More...

We hope for a cure...................

On Friday, April 25, 2014, Mountain Road Elementary School in Cherokee County had a “Kids Walk for the Cure” to support the American Cancer Society.  More...

Religion

Sometimes Our Words Are Inadequate

Inspiration

Wednesday morning I had the assignment of taking Annabeth and Madeline to school. More...

Gentle Thoughts

•Birds of a feather flock together. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   April 21  800C Escort •Bus Detail •Loud Music, Pine St. •Child Custody, Police Department  April 22  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   April 18  More...

Living & Style

Welcome, Truett Cole Durden

Justin and Dea Durden are proud to announce the birth of their son, Truett Cole Durden. Truett was born March 27, 2014, at 3:05 p.m. at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama. He weighed nine pounds, six ounces and measured 21 inches long. More...

50th wedding anniversary celebrated

On Saturday, April 12, 2014, Ken and Patsy Waddell of Valdosta celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception.  The gala affair was held at Park Avenue United Methodist Church in Valdosta, where they attend.  More...

Things my mother taught me

1. My mother taught me about WEATHER. "Your room looks like a tornado hit it." 2. My mother taught me about RELIGION. "You better pray that comes out of the carpet." 3. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

She left me, but came back!

It was a good week. It started as usual. If I were a pastor, which I am not, Monday would be my preaching day. Each week, we who work at the Liberal, try to finish it up Monday evening. More...

A DAY ON THE GEORGIA COAST

Thirty-four years ago we moved into our new house on Isle of Hope. As we unloaded furniture, our builder led us to the front "lawn," which had been a jungle of palmettos, pines, and poison ivy. More...