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  • 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.

    April 8, 2014

  • School board considers a larger budget

    After seven years of dipping into savings to fund operations, school officials say that another year on that same trajectory would leave the system with less than $1.4 million.

    March 28, 2014

  • 0220 Garbage 2.jpg Moultrie residents speak in favor of in-ground garbage containers

    Three residents approached Moultrie City Council Tuesday night to speak in support of in-ground garbage containers.

    March 19, 2014 1 Photo 2 Stories

  • Longtime county clerk, Deborah Murkerson, to retire

    Colquitt County officials are looking to fill two of the top county administration positions with the recent announcement that 21-year County Clerk Deborah Murkerson is retiring.

    March 13, 2014

  • 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.”

    March 5, 2014 1 Story

  • Michael Stewart.jpg 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.

    February 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0220 Garbage presentation.jpg 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.

    February 19, 2014 2 Photos 2 Stories

  • 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.

    February 19, 2014 1 Story

  • 0119 health clinic.jpg 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.

    January 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • BurkeDean841.jpg 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.

    January 11, 2014 3 Photos

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