MOULTRIE — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce recently held a grand opening ribbon cutting for new business M & G Sporting Goods, Inc. Located at 409 First Ave. S.E., M & G Sporting Goods, Inc. specializes in youth baseball, youth fast pitch and men’s slow pitch baseball equipment and apparel. They carry brand name equipment, such as Easton, Milken, Worth and Combat. Owned and operated by Greg and Willie Connell, M & G Sporting Goods, Inc. can meet your specialty sport’s needs. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information call (229) 985-0196.Front row from left are Mary Jane Alonzo of Ameris Bank; Ann Hoffman of Ameris Bank, co-owner Greg Connell, partner Matt Eure, co-owner Willie Connell, Kelli Walker of the Department of Labor, and Carolyn Mulkey of Southwest Georgia Bank.
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Pipeline opponents speak out at hearing
Comments from residents this week on a proposed natural gas pipeline through the area ranged from concerns that it be placed deeply enough in the ground to we don’t want it.
2 of 3 vying for Horkan's judgeship have Moultrie ties
The only sitting Superior Court judge from Colquitt County will leave office at the end of this year, but two of the three people who have qualified to replace him have strong Colquitt County ties.
11 qualify to run for Chambliss's Senate seat
Moultrie attorney Saxby Chambliss was first elected to Congress in 1994. Now, after eight years in the House of Representatives and 12 years in the Senate (at the end of this year), Georgia’s senior senator has decided not to run for re-election.
Qualifying for his seat concluded Friday with 11 candidates clamoring to replace him. None of them are from South Georgia; the nearest are from Columbus and Savannah.
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Federated Guild to hold annual antique show next weekend
The Moultrie Federated Guild 57th Annual Antique Show and Sale will be held March 14-16, at Moultrie Technical College, 800 North Veterans Parkway.
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Meigs fire victim remembered
A playful little boy who died in a Sunday predawn Meigs house fire had a magical smile that brought joy to his teachers.
Lakyn Davis wins state grand champion heifer award
Colquitt County FFA member Lakyn Davis won the Grand Champion Breeding Heifer Award with her registered Angus heifer at the 2014 Georgia Junior National Livestock Show held in Perry, Ga., Feb. 21.
Raccoon proposal draws fire
The Georgia House of Representatives passed a bill Feb. 21 that has animal rights advocates up in arms.
Chet Powell, a Colquitt County resident, said the bill, House Bill 423, would legalize abuse of raccoons in the training of coon-hunting dogs.
Relay for Life invites churches to hold ‘Survivor Sunday’
Relay for Life, the signature fund-raising event for the American Cancer Society, invites churches to recognize the cancer survivors in their congregations — and to honor the memories of parishioners who have died — through "Survivor Sunday."
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