2020-11-04 E-Edition

Community Mourns death of Sheriff Scott Worsley


Scott Worsley, age 50, Sheriff of Miller County, died at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Tuesday, October 27, 2020, after a battle with cancer. The popular sheriff and citizen was running again for re-election for sheriff in the election held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Sheriff Worsley had every intention of being back in Colquitt the day of the election, under […]

Local election results to be on website and in next edition

The only bad thing about being a Wednesday edition is when we have a Tuesday election that does not end until we have already published the Miller County Liberal. So, the election results will not be printed until the following week. The Tuesday, November 3 election has a possible 3916 possible electors/voters. As of the close of early voting on […]

Miller County School Wins Scarecrow Contest

The Colquitt-Miller County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2020 Business Scarecrow Contest and was extremely pleased with the outcome. The scarecrows throughout town were very creative and festive and were enjoyed by all. The overall winner for this year was the Miller County School System with their pirate display that stands at the flag pole located in the front lawn […]

141 Miller County high school students sent home due to Covid

Shane Miller, Superintendent of Miller County Schools, announced on Monday evening that a total of 141 high school students have had to be quarantined at home due to a confirmed case in the high school. Eighty-one of the 141 students went home on Thursday, October 29, 2020. Another 60 students were notified on Sunday, November 1, that they, too, should […]

Colquitt designated as rural zone

Tax incentives, economic development at core of annual program ATLANTA (October 21, 2020) – The cities of Colquitt, Donalsonville, Hawkinsville, Hiawassee, Leesburg, Moultrie, Stone Mountain, Thomson, West Point, and Woodbury have recently been designated as Rural Zones. This program is a collaboration between the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and the Georgia Department of Economic Development. Since its creation in […]

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News Around Us

Bainbridge – On Thursday, October 22, 2020, Alvin Douglas Boger, III, 29, of Bainbridge, GA, was taken into custody during a traffic stop conducted by the Leon County (FL) Sheriff’s Office in Tallahassee, FL, after a co-ordinated effort between the GBI, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, the Tallahassee, Fla. Police Department, and the Leon County […]

Dow, Whitaker to speak wedding vows

Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Dow of Donalsonville, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Madison Ree Dow, to Alex Lenvile Whitaker of Jakin. Mr. Whitaker is the son of Mrs. Martha Ross of Donalsonville. Miss. Dow is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Harden of Iron City and the late Mr. and Mrs. […]

Oh, I Love You So


Standing in the congregation with a song book held so tight I wanted the service over, no commitment from me tonight, but it was not to happen as the preacher spoke so well. Just get me outta there .. let me go, but the tired pastor’s words were “Oh, I love You So.” He told a story of a man […]