(May 17, 2017) The McRae-Helena Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating an incident that resulted in the death of a local woman. According to officials, the body of 26-year-old Patrice Ellis was found in her home on East Bruce Street of McRae-Helena early Monday afternoon, May 15. Details in the investigation are expected to be forthcoming. At this time, McRae-Helena Police Chief, Glenn Giles confirms that the case is being investigated as a homicide. The Enterprise will release more details in this investigation as they are made available. Individuals with information regarding this case are advised to call the McRae-Helena Police Department at 229-868-2093 or the GBI at 478-374-6988.


The above Lady Trojans track team recently returned home from the State Championship Meet with the 2017 First Place Trophy in Single A Track. Coach Lisa Pitt, front, left, NyAsia Howard, TyMeisha Livingston, Arneshia Hardee, Tyshiana Rozier, (back) Rona Williams, India Wells, Lauryn Johns, DeeAurah Bradshaw, Paige White, Brandy Mackey, TyAmber Wilcox and Niya Thompson pose with the trophy and several individual medals. “It has been a fantastic whirlwind of a season.” — TCHS Girls Track Coach, Lisa Pitt. Read all about their latest victory as a team and the personal accomplishments of individual team members inside this week’s Telfair Enterprise. (Photo Courtesy: Sherry Owens)


The Telfair County Trojans met Treutlen County last week in the Quarterfinals of the State Playoffs. Game one in the Elite Eight series was a back-and-forth grind but after nearly three hours of play, the Trojans secured the win, 14-8. The Trojans dropped the second game in the series 1-11 which meant a Thursday, game three to decide who would continue on to the GHSA Final Four. On day two, game three, both teams came out swinging but Telfair outhit the competition in the long run to snatch the win, 11-10. Pick up a copy of this week’s Enterprise for details about the series and special commentary from Coach T.J. Mercer.