February 6, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Will Cobb is the 2019 STAR Student for SCMHS

Seminole County Middle/ High School proudly announces Will Cobb as its 2019 STAR Student. Cobb, selected on the basis of his SAT scores, class standing, and scholastic averages, has chosen Mrs. Maribeth Burke as his STAR Teacher, More...

Groundhogs Have Mixed Prognostications

Just in case you might have missed the findings of a rodent, it was official, Punxsutawney Phil, the world-famous groundhog, emerged from his burrow in western Pennsylvania and did not see his shadow Saturday, February 2, 2019, Groundhog Day, predict More...

Community

Heard receives Outstanding Georgia Peanut Farmer of the Year Award for 2018

Joe Heard, Newton, Georgia, received the Outstanding Georgia Peanut Farmer of the Year Award for District 1 at the 43rd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference, Jan. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Lauren Minor has been named the new President of The Bainbridge – Decatur County Chamber of Commerce. Minor formally accepted the offer extended by the organization’s board of directors. More...

Bible Trivia

1. Is the book of Bethel in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. Moses and Aaron were instructed to sacrifice what color of heifer without blemish? Red, White, Gold, Green  3. More...

Living & Style

Out to Pastor

Why childhood is better 2nd time around

This week the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly had the privilege of attending our youngest granddaughter's second birthday party.  More...

Let's go to the Movies

“The Kid Who Would Be King”

Unless they’re part of a huge franchise like “Harry Potter,” live-action kids’ movies are a tough sell. More...

About life and marriage

A young woman brought her fiancé home to meet her parents.  After dinner, her mother told the girl's father to find out about the young man.  The father invited the fiancé to his study for a talk.  "So, what are your plans?" the father More...

Obituaries

WILLIAM THOMAS “W.T.” HENRY

William Thomas “W. T.” Henry died Monday, January 28, 2019, at his residence. He was born to the late Jeff and Ludie Gray Henry in Colquitt, GA. He graduated from Miller County High School in 1956, where he lettered in all sports. More...

WALLACE JOE MIDDLETON

Mr. Wallace Joe Middleton, age 92, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Colquitt on February 17, 1926, to the late Charles Howard and Nina Ruth Middleton.  More...

RHONDA LYNN HATCHER

Rhonda Lynn Hatcher Hayes, 62, of Donalsonville died February 1, 2019, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Monday at 3:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Mark Spraggins officiated. More...

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Ron Brownlee Obituary - Free Access

 Mr. Ronald Brownlee Jr., age 49 of Colquitt died Sunday, February 10, 2019, at Miller County Hospital.   More...

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Bill Lewis Obituary - Free Access

Bill Lewis, age 63, of Brinson passed away Friday, February 8, 2019.  More...

Mandy C. Roland Named Colquitt-Miller County COC New President

The Colquitt-Miller County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Mandy C. Roland, as its new Chamber President. She is a native of Cedar Springs, GA, and is the daughter of William and Anita Cleveland of Cedar Springs. More...

Spring Creek Charter Academy Announces Plans to Open in Decatur County in Fall 2019

Spring Creek Charter Academy, a replication of the Pataula Charter Academy, has announced plans to open a charter school in Decatur County for the 2019-2020 school year.  More...

Religion

‘Are You Excited About Church?’

Inspiration

There are several things that are commonly brought to church for Sunday morning worship service: a Bible, a smile, and non-noise making toys and snacks for the little ones.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAMAGE TO  PROPERTY  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ACCIDENT  On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Deputy Cook responded to a call of a motor vehicle accident.  Darren McVey was traveling west bound on Bellview Road while Willie Pittman was traveling east bound on Bellview Road. More...

School & Sports

SW GA Academy Announces Good Citizens

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to honor the Good Citizens of the Month for January. These children were nominated by their teachers to receive this honor. More...

School Lunch Menus

February 6- WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Waffles, Sausage Link, Syrup, Fruit Lunch - Chick Filet/WG Bun Hamburger/WG Bun, Oven Fries, California Blend Vegetables, Lettuce/Tomato/Pickle Slices/Fruit   More...

Houston Receives GED Diploma

Conner Houston has completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma. Graduates receive a $500 voucher for tuition at any Georgia college. Please call Becky Braswell at 758-5592, ext. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Changes we've seen and those to come-

In the next few weeks, we will be publishing several new features in the Liberal. They all cost money, so if you see something you like, and we have enough interest, we will attempt to make it part of our newspaper. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Crazy Drivers Everywhere

When I was a small boy, living in Colquitt, Georgia, the first time I heard about crazy driving was when Dr. Boyd Philips’ mother, Verna Philips, turned the truck she was driving completely over. More...