2021-12-01 E-Edition

A Southern Christmas Carol Returns to Cotton Hall

You won’t be hearing the refrain “Bah, Humbug!” escape the lips of Ebenezer Scrooge this year—at least not in Cotton Hall’s brand-new production of A Southern Christmas Carol. This Southern retelling transplants Charles Dickens’classic Christmas story to the hot Georgia winter. And Scrooge’s vocabulary is a little more colorful—with his most famous phrase becoming, “Bah! Horse Hockey!” He is also […]

KaCee Holt participates in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day

Colquitt resident, KaCee Holt, had the unique experience of participating in the 95th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Thursday, November 25th. The parade included 28 floats, 36 inflatables, 18 performance groups, 10 marching bands, and 15 giant character balloons. The newest additions of Ada Twist, Grogu (Baby Yoda) Ronald McDonald, and Picachu & Eevee. Also included […]

A time of Thanksgiving

Junior Beta Club members from Miller County Elementary School, Middle School, and High School led a canned food drive during the month of October. The event, sponsored by Ameris Bank, resulted in the collection of approximately 3,000 items, which were donated to the Colquitt United Methodist Church Food Bank for its November distribution. Local food bank directors expressed their tremendous […]

And the winners are:

Every year in conjunction with Hometown Holidays, Colquitt Coupon Days are held. This is a way for the merchants and businesses to show appreciation to their customers and also a way to hopefully gain new ones. The drawings were held after Hometown Holidays and Shop Local Saturday were held. The winners were Southern Hissy Fits, Dianne Sullivan; The Posey Patch, […]

Christmas Parade

The Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual Christmas Parade on Thursday, December 16th beginning at 6:30 p.m. If you or your business is interesting in having a entry in the parade, please call Mandy at the Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce at 229-758-2400.

Jax Thomas wins gold

On Saturday, November 6, 2021, Taekwondo United hosted a Regional Tournament in Bainbridge. There were over 150 people in attendance to this event. Bainbridge school owner, James Robinson, had many students attend this big event, one in which is cute little Miller County resident, Jax Thomas. This was his first tournament, and Mr. Robinson was extremely impressed and proud of […]

How about you?

Sometimes I enjoy watching “Call the Midwife” on Netflix. Tonight the show ended with a voice over. Here is what was said: “There are ties that endure for a lifetime no matter how frayed by fate. We can walk away and pretend we forget them; the pain passes in the end. Or, we can step into the future, blessed and […]

News Around Us

Bainbridge – On Thursday, November 4, just after 9 p.m., Bainbridge Public Safety officers patrolling in the area of Calhoun and Broad Streets heard the sound of multiple gunshots. Officers rode the area in an attempt to locate the source of the shots. While traveling along Sims Street, officers noticed a group of people gathered near the intersection of Powell […]

SGA holds annual Veterans Day program

Southwest Georgia Academy held its annual Veterans Day Program Friday, November 12, 2021, in the Joe Bryan Auditorium. The program is sponsored each year by the Junior Beta Club, Senior Beta Club and Student Council. Twenty- four veterans and their guests were honored during the program and meal which followed, catered by Jerry’s and Sweet Georgia Brown’s, both from Arlington. […]