2020-10-07 E-Edition

High speed chase through three counties endsin wreck inMillerCounty

A man wanted on several active warrants led law enforcement on a high-speed chase that started in Grady County and ended in Miller County last Monday afternoon, September 28, 2020, according to a news release by WALB-TV. The release stated that the subject was driving at speeds over 100 mph and that traffic stops were attempted but were unsuccessful. Officials […]

Early voting starts Monday,October 12th

Advance voting for the November 3, 2020 General Primary begins Monday, October 12, 2020 and ends Friday, October 30, 2020. Voting will be in the Registrar’s Office at the Miller County Courthouse in Room 113. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. til 5:00 p.m. By Georgia code, advance voting will also be held on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 9:00 am […]

Stacking Peanuts on Main Street

Nothing has that smell like freshly picked Georgia peanuts; they smell almost as good as they taste. Last week, if you were lucky, you got to see something that very few have ever seen, and some have seen and forgotten. Right out the front door of the Liberal, and on the other side of Main Street, just a few feet […]

COVID 19 numbers rise to five at MCES

This article is being printed in an effort to maintain clear and transparent communication with our families and stakeholders. I want to inform you that there has been a confirmed case of COVID 19 for one first grade student and one fourth grade student over the weekend. Parents of students in the impacted classrooms have been informed. School personnel followed […]

Welcome, John Michael Horne

Jonathan and Kayla Smith Horne would like to announce the arrival of their baby boy, John Michael Horne. John Michael was born Thursday, October 1, 2020, at 10:12 a.m. at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital. He weighed seven pounds, seven ounces, and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by his big brother, Colten. His proud grandparents are Rev. and Mrs. […]

News Around Us

Cairo – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in to probe an incident where a Grady County Sheriff’s deputy shot at the driver of a truck that allegedly drove towards the deputy after he had exited the car. The incident happened Tuesday morning, some time before 1 a.m. when the deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop in […]

The Irish painter

An Irish painter by the name of Murphy, while not a brilliant scholar, was a gifted portrait artist. Over a short number of years, his fame grew, and soon people from all over Ireland were coming to the town of Miltown in County Clare, to get him to paint their likenesses. One day, a beautiful young English woman arrived at […]

A Deer Hunter’s Question

With the onset of deer hunting season…..a good question! Looking forward to hunting season but I do have a question. If I shoot a buck, but I only have a doe tag, can I claim that the buck wasn’t really a buck? I mean … maybe he’d always wanted to be a doe, but with no choice of his own […]


Library Update The Southwest Georgia Regional Library continues to offer curbside service for patrons to access books, movies, and audiobooks. Staff look forward to recommending titles and assisting you in selecting your materials. For those who like to browse, we suggest trying our online catalog at gapines.org as new materials are highlighted for your home library. Material suggestions are made […]