2007-10-10

MCAE Achievement Recognized



Students at Miller County Adult Education were recognized for their achievement during the first quarter of 2007- 2008. Lorenzo Baker, Kenny Brown, Carlos Felix, Clinton Grant, Nicholas Rainey, and Quentin Williams completed levels. A certificate, a dictionary and a coupon from Hardee’s were presented to each student as awards for their success. Level completions are goals students must achieve as […]

Domestic violence awareness month



Did you know… •Every 9 seconds a woman is beaten? •Domestic violence occurs in two out of every three marriages. •Almost 90% of all children actually witness the violence in their homes. •One half of all batterers also abuse their children. •From 60% to 80% of batterers and victims grew up in violent homes. •Child witnesses of domestic violence are […]

WAC hosts first Upsie Daisy Ladies’ Night



On Monday, October 1, 2007, the Women Active for Christ organization from the Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church hosted its first Upsie Daisy Ladies’ Night. This was a night of entertainment, encouragement, and outreach to the ladies of Colquitt. The fellowship hall at the Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church was decorated by the members of Women Active for Christ (WAC). […]

PROUDLY THEY SERVE



Army Reserve Pvt. Arthur L. Jackson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and […]

City of Colquitt Happenings



Property tax bills have arrived and will be mailed this week to all property owners within the city. The due date for the taxes is December 20. For informational purposes, the City of Colquitt generates about $350,000 in property taxes which only equates to a little more than 10% of its total operating budget. As a rule of thumb, most […]

Two vehicle accident causes no injuries



On Friday, October 5, 2007, Tanelia D. Douglas of Colquitt was at the stop sign at Pirate Drive and Main Street. Douglas was attempting to cross over Main Street on to Kirk Street. She stated that a school bus was blocking her view when she came to the stop sign, and she did not see a 2004 Ford Explorer driven […]

Pataula Center for Children hosts Miss Georgia



Pataula Center for Children entertained Miss Georgia 2007, Leah Massee, at a reception September 24, 2007, at First United Methodist Church in Blakely. Leah Middleton, executive director of the Pataula Center for Children, gave a brief presentation on the importance of a Child Advocacy Center in the Pataula Judicial Circuit. The presentation included a powerful video by Collin Raye entitled […]

Class of 1945 holds reunion



The Miller County High School Class of 1945 met at Helen’s Pirates Cove Restaurant September 15, 2007. The group met at 5:30 p.m. for a time of fellowship. Carlton Kelley gave the invocation, and everyone enjoyed the seafood buffet. The sumptuous desserts were furnished by Alice Addison and Coot Duncan. Wallace Reagan read several cards received from class members or […]

U.S. Postal Service cutting services?



We want to apologize! Recently, our subscribers from Bainbridge and Newton called to tell us they had not received their Miller County Liberal. We called the Albany, Bainbridge and Newton post offices. No Miller County Liberals could be found. All of our newspapers that go outside the county go to the Albany post office to be distributed. It is not […]

Remember to keep fire extinguishers handy!



Be prepared for any accidents by having fire extinguishers strategically placed around your house – at least one on each floor and in the kitchen (this one should be an allpurpose extinguisher, meaning it can be used on grease and electrical fires), the basement, the garage, or workshop area. Keep them out of reach of children. Fire extinguishers are best […]