MOULTRIE — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening ribbon cutting for Forever Southern Boutique. Located at 7 First St. S.E. on the square, Forever Southern is owned and operated by Laura Dell and Justina Jones. Offering trendy women’s clothing, shoes and accessories at affordable prices, the boutique is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. For more information call (229) 668-1206 or visit the website, www.foreversouthernboutique.com and Facebook page Forever Southern Boutique. Pictured from left in the front row are Keith Brown, Debra Taylor, Haley Gibson, Justina Jones, Laura Dell, Meredith Fuller and Connie Garcia.
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Burned family split between two hospitals
A family burned in an explosion Tuesday on North Pine Drive had been in Colquitt County only about a day.
Moultrie Tech’s graduating class inspired by 2014 GOAL winner’s address
Moultrie Technical College’s (MTC) 2014 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, or GOAL, Student of the Year winner Julie McDonald isn’t ready to walk across the stage with diploma in hand just yet. She is, however, always set to motivate others through her own experiences of perseverance through adversity.
Candidates answer questions at Farm Bureau forum
Colquitt County Farm Bureau almost had perfect attendance at Tuesday’s forum of candidates for local political offices. Except for two of the three Superior Court judge candidates, all the invited candidates came.
Battle of the Bands schedule announced
A mainstay of Moultrie’s downtown festivals of the 1990s returned last year, and organizers say this year’s Battle of the Bands will be even bigger than 2013’s.
Residence suffers 2 burglaries in 5 days
Two residents of the same house reported the theft of television sets in burglaries less than a week apart.
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Camper explodes; 4 people hurt
Details are still sketchy but at least four people were injured late Tuesday afternoon when reportedly a propane tank exploded inside a camper.
Man on ATV injured while fleeing police
A man accused of trying to elude Doerun police on an all-terrain vehicle Sunday night was listed in fair condition Tuesday.
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Holy Week Scripture reading under way
Members of at least 26 churches and other religious organizations began Monday to read the New Testament aloud on the courthouse square in an annual salute that precedes Easter this weekend.
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