Tag Archives: Colquitt

Pataula Drug Task Force Concludes 6 Month Investigation with 10 Arrests (Mug Shots Included)

Pataula Drug Task Force Cleaning up Miller County: 10 suspects arrested and searching for 3 more. Press Release Colquitt, GA – On Thursday, August 18, 2016, the Pataula Drug Task Force concluded a six-month investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics, in Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia.  The operation culminated in the Pataula Drug Task force obtaining arrest warrants… Read More »

Pataula Drug Task Force Busts Drug Dealers

The Pataula Drug Task Force published press releases late Friday afternoon detailing the arrests of two Southwest Georgia drug dealers. The first press release details an arrest stemming from alleged sale of methamphetamine from a Colquitt residence. From the release: Colquitt, GA – On Monday, July 25, 2016, SPECIAL AGENT BLAKE DILLARD of the Pataula Drug Task Force… Read More »

Four arrested for meth in Miller County

Last Thursday, the GBI and the Pataula Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at the residence of Connie Laverne McGinnis, AKA Connie Akridge, on Pirate Drive, in Colquitt. The search warrant was the culmination of a two month investigation conducted by the Pataula DTF into the alleged distribution of Methamphetamine, also known by its street name “ICE,”… Read More »

Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Meigs hires new city attorney and city clerks

The Meigs City Council hired Tom Lehman as city attorney and former city employee Cissy White and Valerie West as “temporary” city clerks at Monday night’s special called meeting. No mention was made about when Mayor Linda Harris will resign now that a new administration has been hired. She told residents after her arrest in October, allegedly for… Read More »

Miller County’s TT Barber to start senior season with Middle Tennessee State football team

By Kaleb Whitaker for Sowegalive.com Colquitt, GA native Trevontii Barber, better known as TT, wears #38 for the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders. He is set out to dominate college football his senior year at Middle Tennessee State University. The senior linebacker has been listed to the Rotary Lombardi award watch for the second year in a… Read More »

1 current and 2 former Colquitt Co. HS football players charged with murder and armed robbery attempt

Colquitt County, GA, High School junior running back Tykerious “Grump” Jones, 17, faces charges of murder and criminal intent to commit armed robbery in connection with the shooting death of 68-year-old John Hester. The incident happened on July 5, but Jones and six other co-defendants were charged in recent days. There were seven teenagers arrested with connection to… Read More »

One dead, two injured after Saturday shooting in Colquitt

One person is dead and two others were injured after a shooting in Colquitt, Ga., on Saturday, June 20, according to media reports. The shooting happened at approximately 2 p.m. Saturday, near the intersection of 2nd Street and Dancer Street in the city of Colquitt, Miller County. Lamaris Miller, a 30-year-old male, was the victim of the shooting,… Read More »

BSC students show off talents in “9 to 5” production

Two Bainbridge State College students are working from “9 to 5,” balancing the life of student and thespian. Josh Lane and Taylor Lawhorn are both full-time students as BSC who manage to find the time to give back to their community while exhibiting their educational skills and love of the stage. This weekend, they will be a part… Read More »

High School Baseball Roundup – Seminole, Miller and Pelham games

Miller County Pirates Varsity Monday, March 2 – Thomasville 12, Miller County 4 Saturday, Feb. 28 – Providence Christian Academy 7, Miller County 6 Saturday, Feb. 28 – Brookstone 1, Miller County 0 Next Game: Thursday, March 5 vs. Seminole County in Colquitt, Ga.   Seminole County Indians Varsity Tuesday, March 3 – Seminole County vs. Pataula (Seminole County… Read More »

Franklin Spring Creek Ford hosting Grand Opening and Customer Appreciation Event on Wednesday, Dec. 17

Franklin’s Spring Creek Ford in Colquitt, Ga., is hosting a Grand Opening/Customer Appreciation Day on Wednesday, December 17 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Franklin’s Spring Creek Ford appreciates all of their sales and service customers, and invites everyone to come join the fun on Wednesday! There will be free food, giveaways and door prize drawings! They’ll also… Read More »