March 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

One Killed, Three Injured In Shooting

As I was drinking coffee with the boys at Hardee’s last week, a phone call came in from a friend, Pat Bush, from another state, "Have you seen CBS News about the shooting/killing in Hurtsboro, AL?" I had to admit, “I don't watch CBS News. More...

MC BOE Meets in Regular Session

The Miller County Board of Education met in a regular session meeting on Monday, March 5, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. More...

Community

The America We Live In

It is impossible for one person to make everyone else happy.  It’s been snowing all night. More...

Golden Triangle speaks to Lions

The Colquitt Lions Club met Wednesday, March 7, at Moby Dick Restaurant at their regular luncheon meeting. More...

Taxes Are Going Down

Gov. Deal signed a bill into law that's going to allow Georgians to keep more of their hard-earned money. This law will decrease the tax rate for individuals and businesses and will double the standard deduction. More...

Living & Style

Miss Swafford to wed Mr. Grimsley

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Swafford of Decatur, Tennessee, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica N. Swafford, to William E. More...

Don't drink and drive on St. Patrick's Day

Motorists are reminded to save their green by not drinking and driving.  Georgia law enforcement agencies will be stepping up impaired driving patrols during St. More...

Tomorrow’s Leaders

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Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The Public Has A Right To Know!

One of the first and most important things to do with the Miller County Liberal when I took over in the late 1970s was to try to inform the public about what was happening in our city, community, county, state and some about our nation.  More...

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Nature’s Organic Fish Finder

Back in the 1950s and early 60s, the older folks called him “pond crane.” They lumped him into a category that included all birds with long beaks, long legs, and long necks that waded shorelines in search of food. More...

Torri Dianne Baker Harman Obituary - Free Access

Torri Dianne Baker Harman, 65, of Albany, GA died Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Ti Barnhill will officiate. More...

Fire Destroys Home

A call came in to Miller- Baker 911 last Thursday morning, March 7, 2018, at approximately 12:06 a.m. of a structure fire at 1899 Brinson Road in Colquitt. More...

These Candidates Have Qualified to Run in the May 22, Primary

Qualifying ended Friday, March 9, 2018, at noon for citizens wanting to run in the May 22, 2018, General Primary. More...

Clay Wells Named GCA and Decatur County STAR Student

Clay Wells, a senior at Grace Christian Academy, was recently named GCA’s Star Student and Star Student System Winner for Decatur County. More...

Religion

Revisiting the Old Paths

Under the Microscope

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   More...

School & Sports

Miller County Middle-High School Pirate Pride Band Receives Superior Rating

The Miller County Middle High School Pirate Pride Concert Band, directed by Holly Thomas, participated in the Georgia Bandmasters Association Concert Band Festival on March 2 at the Kirbo Center on the ABAC (Bainbridge) campus.  More...

Memories With a Grandson

My grandson Hunter has gone off to college, and I miss him. I am sad because we will have fewer times hunting and fishing together, but I’m excited for him as he begins this new chapter in his life.  More...

School Lunch Menus

March 14- WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Mini Cinnamon Buns, Fruit Lunch - Pork Roast/WG Cornbread Chicken Tenders, WG Cornbread, Steamed Rice, Seasoned Greens, Garden Salad, Fruit   More...

Obituaries

ALACIA ANN HILL PICKLE

Alacia Ann Hill Pickle, age 66, of Colquitt passed away on Friday morning, March 9, 2018, at her residence.  Funeral services were held on Monday, March 12, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. in the chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...

MERLE ESTELLE DAVIS

Mrs. Merle Davis, age 89, of Colquitt died Monday, March 5, 2018, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home.  More...

ZELL SHAW BLACKMON, SR.

Mr. Zell Shaw Blackmon, Sr. passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018. Fully at peace, and surrounded with the love of his family, he passed away at his residence. Mr. Blackmon was born on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 1921, to the late Joseph A. More...