Moultrie Observer


January 19, 2012

Recurring Events

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AARP Tax-Aide

AARP have its Tax-Aide program each Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., starting Feb. 7. It will run through April 10. This is for taxpayers who are low and moderate income with special attention to those age 60 and older. An appointment must be made this year. Please call 229-985-6540.

Line Dancing Classes

Line dancing classes will be taught each Thursday, at 6 p.m., at Moultrie Youth Center, in the 1100 block of Fifth Street S.W. The cost is $7 per session.

Food bank

Outreach Family Worship Center, 401 Second Ave. N.W., will operate a food bank each Wednesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Anyone in need is invited to come get a container of food.

Attention Former Swift Employees

Former Swift & Co. employees are planning a luncheon for the near future. Any former employee interested may call Max at 229-324-3377 for more information.

Line Dancing

Pelham Country Jamboree line dancing lessons are held every Tuesday evening, from 6 to 8 p.m., for a donation of $5. This helps raise money for the Jamboree, located in downtown Pelham across from the train depot. For more information, call 229-377-8952.

Bells of Joy Outreach

The Bells of Joy Outreach has a food bank which is open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Please call Sheree Marshall at 229-454-4676 for more information or to make an appointment.

Free Assistance

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner, Ralph T. Hudgens, offers assistance to Georgia residents with insurance problems or questions throughout the State of Georgia. To make an appointment to meet with an investigator or receive information regarding regional assistance, call 1-800-656-2298 and speak with Jo Anne Oni, assistant director. Investigators are also available to assist by phone from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday-Friday, at toll free number 1-800-656-2298. Access the website at 

Adult Book Club

Novel Destinations Adult Book Club is held at the Moultrie Library on the second Tuesday of each month (except December and May), from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact the library at 229-985-6540 or e-mail to

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  • 2012 Civic Groups (A-F)

    Below is information on Colquitt County's community organizations with names beginning with the letters A through F, as published in the 2012 Community Guide.

    As The Observer prepares the 2013 Community Guide, set for publication March 31, we are asking local groups to confirm their information below and email Adelia Ladson at to either confirm or change it. If your group is not represented below, please email her to add it to the list. She can also be reached by phone at (229) 985-4545.

    We cannot publish information on groups that don't contact us, so please get in touch with us. Deadline is Tuesday, March 12.

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  • 2012 Civic Groups (G-M)

    Below is information on Colquitt County's community organizations with names beginning with the letters G through M, as published in the 2012 Community Guide.

    March 5, 2013 1 Story

  • 2012 Civic Groups (N-Z)

    Below is information on Colquitt County's community organizations with names beginning with the letters N through Z, as published in the 2012 Community Guide.

    March 5, 2013 1 Story

  • 0314 kinchafonee.jpg Kinchafoonee Cowboys concert to open Spring Fling

    Spring Fling officially begins Friday at 8 p.m. with the annual “kick-off” concert, this year featuring the Kinchafoonee Cowboys.

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  • BBQ cookoff.JPG Strong field signs up for barbecue cookoff

    The backyard BBQ competition will be strong this year with several teams competing in many categories.

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  • Pet 5.JPG Who will have the best costume at the Pet Parade?

    The Spring Fling Festival is proud to partner with The Moultrie-Colquitt County Humane Society on the popular Pet Parade. The Pet Parade Contest will take place at noon Saturday on the main stage located on the Colquitt County Courthouse square.

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  • Elections

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  • Moultrie Technical College

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