2022-07-27 E-Edition

Miller County Schools welcome new personnel

Summer officially ended for teachers, staff and administrators on Wednesday, July 20, as the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year kicked off. Orientation for the new teachers was held on Monday, July 18, 2022. Students will return for the new year on Wednesday, August 3. Open House for Pre-K will be held on Monday, August 1, from 4:00 to 5:00 […]

GA DOT Denies City’s Request for Traffic Signals

The City of Colquitt recently submitted requests to the Georgia Department of Transportation for consideration of the installation of new traffic signals to be installed on US 27 at Spur 91 (Truck Route), College Street (Walgreens), and West Street. This request was in response to many citizen complaints, increased traffic and additional safety concerns with accidents and even a fatality […]

East boys know how to catch ’em

Jason East and his son, Harrison, recently enjoyed a fishing trip to Pennsylvania. They are pictured showing off their small-mouth bass that were caught in the Duncannon area of the Susquehanna and Juanita Rivers. Jason stated that there will be no fish fry because the river is catch and release only for small-mouth bass. The two enjoyed the trip and […]

It’s Back to School Time

This edition of the Miller County Liberal has many of the answers parents and students will need when the Miller County Schools open on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. It includes attendance policies, dress codes, faculty lists, school calendar, and much more that will be helpful to parents as well as the students. The new employee orientation was held on Monday, […]

Miss Hussman to wed Mr. Everson

Kyle Everson and Leigh Cara Hussman of Nashville, TN, are delighted to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Leigh is the daughter of Ric and Shelly Hussman of Visalia, CA, and Jim and Wendy Phillips of Oronoco, MN. She works as a singer/entertainer, as well as running her own digital marketing firm. Kyle is the son of Dr. and Mrs. […]

Appreciation for what we have

This last week we were talking about Independence Day in my classes when the conversation took a direction I didn’t expect. Most of the class was chattering about fireworks, parades, cookouts, and a day off from class. But Tony sat quietly, saying nothing. “Tony, are you doing anything exciting for the Fourth of July?” I asked. “I find Americans to […]

Discounts on Phone and Internet

Have you heard of Lifeline? Started many years ago to help low-income individuals with their phone costs, it’s been expanded to include internet at home, offering a $9.25 monthly discount. That $9.25 savings doesn’t sound like much, but if you’re like me, nowadays, you’re converting every dollar saved into food. That $ 9.25, for example, could turn into a loaf […]

If women only trusted

If women only trusted their husbands! There comes a time when a woman just has to trust her husband… For example… A wife comes home late at night, and quietly opens the door to her bedroom. From under the blanket she sees four legs instead of two. She reaches for a base- ball bat and starts hitting the blanket as […]

News Around Us

Blakely – Matthew John Henry Bright, 33, of Blakely, was found unresponsive in his cell at Fountain Correctional Facility in Atmore, AL, on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. He died two days later at UA Medical Center in Mobile on July 15, 2022. Bright was mere days from the end of a sentence resulting from drug charges in Dothan, AL, after […]