MOULTRIE — Janice Parker was recently named Mentor of the Month by the Moultrie Junior Woman’s Club and Moultrie YMCA. Parker, a Y Mentor at Funston Elementary, has been a mentor for three years and is currently mentor to two kindergarteners, who speak little English, and a first-grader. ‘When I walk in the room, their faces light up. I love that,’ she said. For more information about mentoring, call Shannon Hall at the Moultrie YMCA, 985-1154.
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Industrial laundry employs 13, plans growth to 40-plus
On Thursday, Colquitt County development officials celebrated “a textbook example of using existing industry to create new jobs.”
High school to provide free meals next year
Next year, Colquitt County High School will join the program allowing all students to receive free meals.
St. Mark's Anglican Church brews up a fund-raising plan
St. Mark’s Anglican Church has found a way to combine a love of coffee with a love of helping others: St. Mark’s Blend, a new coffee brand being offered by the church, located at 609 S. Main Street in Moultrie.
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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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