2019-08-07

2019-08-07 E-Edition

What a way to end the Summer!


The fun is almost over! Now comes the scaling and cleaning of this large catch. These fine fish, bream and shellcrackers, were recently caught by Cason and Cannon Moulton when they found the honey hole while on a fishing trip to beautiful Lake Seminole. By the looks of the catch, seems like lots of worms and crickets met their end […]

‘Coulquitt’ sign replaced after social media post

A sign that misspelled the name of Colquitt has been replaced after someone shared a post about the error on social media. The sign is located on Highway 310 in Brinson showing 12 miles to “Coulquitt.” The original sign was damaged during Hurricane Michael, according to Georgia Department of Transportation, as are many of the signs around the county. GDOT […]

Miller County Schools welcome new personnel


Summer officially ended for teachers, staff and administrators last Friday morning, August 2, as the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year kicked off. Everyone gathered in the Miller County School Lunchroom for a system-wide back-to-school breakfast. All seemed excited and had smiles on their faces as they were preparing for another school year. Superintendent Shane Miller welcomed everyone back and […]

West Nile Virus Peak Season to Begin

We are entering the peak season for the potentially deadly West Nile virus. Infections and deaths spiked last year, and with a fairly wet summer, health officials are warning people to take precaution — especially those who are vulnerable to the virus. All it takes is a bottle cap size amount of water to attract mosquitoes. Last year there were […]

A Cotton Hall Whodunnit

The Teen Miss Okra pageant is getting extra spicy this year when the main event is a murder instead of a coronation. Featuring a wild cast of characters, Little Miss Murder is sure to keep you laughing from start to finish. Featuring dinner, dessert, and an immersive performance, Cotton Hall’s Annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theater should not be missed! Little […]

2nd Annual Harvest House of Hope Golf Tournament Held

The second annual Harvest House of Hope golf tournament was held on Friday, July 12, at Crooked Oak Golf Course. There were 27 teams in the tournament with 112 players. Taking first place was Mike Wentzell, Ryan Layfield, Mike Blackstock, and Darin Hall. The second place finishers were the team consisting of Reese Vannzs, Andrew Collins, Wes Vann, and Garrett […]

News Around Us

Bainbridge – Bainbridge Public Safety says the city is safe following a scare, involving a suspicious package. The concern shut down the town square for about an hour. Many people heard and felt the explosion outside the courthouse. That was actually the professionals detonating the package on purpose. On Thursday afternoon, a mail carrier found a package wrapped in plastic […]

Trawick brothers attend Space Camp

Jeb Trawick of Colquitt recently attended Aviation Challenge Mach II at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of Space Camp, Space Camp Robotics, Aviation Challenge, U.S. Cyber Camp and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Center. The week long educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while training students and with hands-on activities and missions based on […]

From a child’s view


A guy was packing for a business trip and his threeyear old daughter was having a wonderful time playing on the bed. At one point she said, “Daddy, look at this,” and stuck out two of her fingers. Trying to keep her entertained, he reached out and stuck her tiny fingers in his mouth and said, “Daddy’s gonna eat your […]