Rep. Jay Powell named to DUI study panel
State Rep. Jay Powell is one of five Republicans named Thursday to the House Study Committee on DUI Recidivism and Driver’s License Suspensions and Reinstatements.
County delays decision on land sale
Colquitt County Commission delayed a decision Monday on a land sale that could net the county more than $2 million. It plans to use the extra time to further investigate the highest bids.
Colquitt County Commission: No tax increase
Colquitt County Commissioners are expected to approve a spending plan a week ahead of schedule, with a vote planned for June 24 on the $20.65 million spending plan.
County rejects $50,000 request from school system
The Colquitt County School System hoped to make a proposed 2 mill tax increase go a little farther with some help from the county government, but on Tuesday night county commissioners refused to agree to the school system’s proposal.
County leash law applies only in residential areas
The Colquitt County Board of Commissioners passed a dog restraint ordinance this week, but it will apply to only about 1 percent of the county.
Gun law concerns Colquitt County officials
County officials expressed concern this week with the implications of a new state gun law that goes into effect, namely how it would affect safety and budgets.
Billy Taylor offers management experience in school board bid
A retired executive hopes to use his business management skills as the newest member of the Colquitt County Board of Education.
Holmes seeks to represent students, teachers on school board
A Williams Middle School teacher, who has announced plans to retire, is seeking a seat on the Colquitt County Board of Education.
Anderson proposes more teachers as she seeks 2nd term on school board
After 42 years in the classroom, Patricia “Pat” Anderson took on the challenge of a seat on the Colquitt County Board of Education four years ago.
County considers 3 for administrator position
Colquitt County Commission has narrowed to three its list of potential candidates to succeed County Administrator Mike Stewart and could vote on the issue in two weeks.
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