2020-12-02 E-Edition

Just trying to miss him

It’s very seldom that it pays to try to dodge an animal in the roadway, but our instincts are faster than we can think when a deer, cow or dog runs out in front of us. That is just what happened Saturday night, November 28, 2020. Miller-Baker 911 received a call at approximately 6:32 p.m. that a vehicle had turned […]

New Commander named at GA State Patrol Post 14

The Georgia State Patrol and Colquitt has a new Commander at Post 14. We want to welcome Sgt. William C. West III to one of the finest Post in the state and to some of the finest people. Commander West is a resident of Mitchell County, and gets up early to drive to the Colquitt Post. The new Commander has […]

Hometown Holidays is Saturday, December 5th

Ho, Ho, Ho, it’s that time of the year again. As we head into the Christmas Season, the Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce has several events planned in conjunction with the Christmas Season. We will be celebrating Hometown Holidays this Saturday, December 5th. The participating merchants will be open from 10: 00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The merchants will have […]

Absentee ballots now available

You may now apply for absentee ballots for the General Election run-off to be held on January 5, 2021. You may apply at the registrar’s office located n the Miller County Courthouse, Room 113. You may also apply online at www.sos.ga.gov. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the registrar’s office at 758- 4118.

SGA advances to second round of playoffs

On Friday, November 27, the Warriors of Southwest Georgia Academy hosted the Edmund Burke Academy Spartans for the first round of the GISA AA State Playoffs. In a physical bout between two run-heavy teams, the Warriors would prove victorious. Southwest Georgia would score once in each quarter of the first half before sustaining a lasting lead with two more touchdowns […]

Thanksgiving morning hunt

Nothing like a deer hunt with grandpa! Jordan Pearson killed this eight point buck in Baker County Thanksgiving morning, November 26, 2020, while hunting with his granddaddy, Lee Sheffield. The big, heavy buck will make for some good eating.

Lexie Delbrey signs to play softball with Florida Gators

Senior Lady Cat softball player, Lexie Delbrey has dreamed of attending University of Florida since she was eight years old. On Wednesday afternoon, all her dreams came true when she signed a softball scholarship to play at the next level for the University of Florida Gators. “This has always been a big dream of Lexie’s to play for University of […]

News Around Us

Bainbridge – On Thursday, November 19, information provided by a concerned citizen regarding drug activity taking place at a location on Hall Street led Bainbridge Public Safety Investigators Larry Funderburke, Mark Esquivel, Chris Jordan and Mary Price to launch an investigation into the possibility of illegal drug activity. Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Adam Mobley said he was sent an […]

Best offer

A young man goes to a pharmacy and asks to talk to a male pharmacist. The woman behind the counter replies that she is the pharmacist, that she and her sister own the drugstore, and that there are no males employed there. “But surely I can help you,” she says. “This is embarrassing for me, but I have a permanent […]