2017-07-26

Captain Wells in charge of the world’s first active laser weapon



It is seldom that we can boast being a world first in anything. It is even better to brag on one of our own being in charge of such a weapon that will change the way we protect our nation and our friends. According to a recent CNN report who was granted exclusive access to a live-fire test of the […]

Rainbow over the courthouse



This is one of the many photos sent to us of the rainbows over Colquitt. At one time, there was a double rainbow over Colquitt. We have been blessed with an abundance of rain recently, and a rainbow is always a welcome sight that God promised not to flood the earth again. There is also an Irish story that tells […]

Harry got a big one



You never know what you will run up on checking the cows on a Polaris. The first of the week, July 18, Harry Warren of Colquitt, was checking his cows, and came upon this six foot-plus diamondback rattlesnake in the pasture. Harry is 6’1″ and is a good size boy. We didn’t get a length on the very large snake, […]

Car Fire – A Complete Loss



A call came from E-911 reporting a car fire in progress on Friday July 21, at approximately 7:11 p.m. The vehicle fire was called in by cell phone from Anthony Lewis of Colquitt to the Miller/ Baker 911. The location of the auto fire was on Helms Road on the curve. The Miller County Sheriff’s officers and the Colquitt Volunteer […]

School Bells Will Ring Friday Morning, August 4th



This edition of the Miller County Liberal has many of the answers parents and students will need when the Miller County Schools open on Friday, August 4, 2017. It includes a supply lists for all grades 1 -8, the newly adopted dress code teachers, bus routes and much more that will be helpful to parents as well as the students. […]

51st Annual Tabb Reunion Held



Descendants of Thomas Hugo Tabb held their annual reunion at the Gerald Grow post 165 American Legion Building at 148 West Street in Colquitt, Georgia. The reunion is held each year in honor of the descendants of an original “Wiregrass Georgia Pioneer,” Thomas Hugo Tabb. For 51 years the Tabb family and their friends have joined together and enjoyed this […]

Findley passes gavel to Kirbo

BSC Foundation meeting held

On Tuesday, June 27, during the Bainbridge State College Foundation Annual Meeting, Jeff Findley passed the chairman’s gavel to Wheat Kirbo. Dr. Stuart Rayfield, Interim BSC President, recognized Findley for his willingness to serve as Chairman of the Bainbridge State College Foundation Board. She commended his leadership and ability to be flexible. “It has been a tremendous reward for me […]

Chicken Gun



sent to the British engineers. When the gun was fired, the engineers stood shocked as the chicken hurled out of the barrel, crashed into the shatterproof shield, smashed it to smithereens, blasted through the control console, snapped the engineer’s back-rest in two, and embedded itself in the back wall of the cabin, like an arrow shot from a bow. The […]

Area News Around Us



Bainbridge – On July 9, Terrance Baker reported his sister, Takesha Denise Harris, 40, missing. After her making several statements about ending her life recently, Baker became worried and sought out family members throughout the area to help locate her. Bainbridge Public Safety made a missing person declaration pending her location. Monday, July 10, the unthinkable happened. The Decatur County […]

Summer Reading Program Celebration



The Summer Reading Program concluded with a grand prize drawing at the Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library on Thursday, July 20. The top readers for the program in Miller County were Jaleya Finch, Jalyk Finch, Serenity Hayes, Jaden Hodges, Rayla Holden, Jeszzarae Lomeli, Sean McEntyre, Anna Claire Mock, and Neil Patel. Everyone that participated in the […]