Valentines Day Story on former Augusta campus faculty member

Nile and Liz Preacher
Nile Peacher, 88, and his wife Liz, 81, have been married nearly 63 years. They met when Nile was a bus driver and Liz was a passenger. He had to fight off a baseball player for her affection. (Jim Blaylock/ Columbia County News-Times)
For a heartwarming Valentines Day story, click here to read about former Brenau Augusta campus faculty member Nile Preacher and his wife Liz who celebrate 63 years of marriage in May. 

The 20-year veteran of the public administration program retired in 2006 and nearly a year ago moved into an extended care facility, two months after his wife made the move due to her Alzheimer’s disease. He needed to be closer to her. 

The Columbia County News-Times Valentines Day article on Nile and Liz Preacher.