Former county commissioner urges Moultrie to use roll-out garbage cans
Moultrie City Council made it almost all the way through Tuesday night’s meeting without hearing the words “garbage containers.”
County administrator resigns
After about nine months on the job, first as interim county administrator and then after being hired as administrator, Mike Stewart has tendered his resignation.
City hears proposal for roll-out garbage containers
An idea rejected in 2009 after a public outcry returned to the surface Tuesday during a presentation to the Moultrie City Council.
City Public Works Director Danny Ward presented a study that showed the economic advantages of roll-out garbage containers over the in-ground system that’s been in use for years.
Council fines store owners for underage sale of alcohol
The Moultrie City Council held show-cause hearings Tuesday in connection with local stores and restaurants that sold alcohol to an underage police operative during a sting last October.
Colquitt County joins City of Moultrie in employee clinic
A combined Moultrie-Colquitt County health clinic will become a reality on Tuesday when county workers can begin using the facility located in the first floor of the former Colquitt Hotel.
Legislators expect fast-paced session
In interviews this week, the state senator and both state representatives who cover Colquitt County predicted the session will go quickly once it starts next week. A federal judge's decision about elections will change the dynamic at the state Capitol, they said.
Moultrie, Colquitt County governments unite for employee clinic
Colquitt County hopes that combining forces on a health clinic with the City of Moultrie will lead to savings and help employees both stay healthy and avoid expensive hospital visits.
City targets dilapidated houses
A grant of just under a half-million dollars will help fund the city's effort to demolish derelict structures in Northwest Moultrie and return that land to a useful purpose, city officials say.
County hires Stewart as administrator
Colquitt County Commission made its interim county administrator’s position permanent on Thursday, approving Mike Stewart with a unanimous vote.
Moultrie council OKs small tax increase
Moultrie City Council on Tuesday approved a tax increase, but went out of its way to point out how small it will be.
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