MOULTRIE — The Hamilton Elementary School prekindergarten students recently visited Moultrie Fire Department. The students were given a tour of the fire department and of a fire truck. They enjoyed a demonstration of a firefighter climbing the ladder on the truck and the firefighters sliding down the pole. The students were given a ‘friendly firefighter’ demonstration where they were able to see a firefighter fully dressed in turn-out gear. Pictured with the students are fire Lt. Chad Kilgore, back left, and engineer Bo Sprunger, back right.
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Several contested races set up for May election
Both Colquitt County Commission and the county Board of Education will have a different look next year. Voters in May will be able to determine how different.
Investigator: Probation violation suspect caught with drugs
Colquitt County officers on Wednesday chased down a man wanted on probation charges who also was booked on a drug charge.
DNA links women to separate burglaries
Law enforcement agencies arrested two women this week in separate cases, one dating back to 2009, in which DNA evidence found at crime scenes where windows were broken was used to identify them.
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State troopers from the Thomasville Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 13 traffic crashes during the month of February in Colquitt County. Sergeant First Class Tommy Peeples III said the traffic crashes resulted in no traffic deaths.
Recommendations aim to reduce infant deaths
Around 4,000 babies suddenly die each year in the United States from no cause that is immediately apparent.
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Moultrie Tech has a $26 million impact
How much does the area served by Moultrie Technical College benefit economically from spending that is either directly or indirectly related to the college?
According to Jeffrey M. Humphreys, director of the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business, it adds up to $26,095,668.
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