Parrish Family Reunion
The Parrish Family Reunion will be held Saturday, March 3, at the Cook County Museum of History, old post office, 115 E. 4th Street, at 4 p.m. for a tour. From there, they will go to Western Sizzlin’ Steak House for supper, Dutch treat. Those choosing to go straight to the restaurant can meet at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Gail Hughes, 180 Gary Lane, Adel, Ga., 31620 or Lamar Parrish, 5213 2nd Drive, Valdosta, Ga., 229-559-2047.
Free tax service
Liberty Tax Service, 1816 First Avenue S.E., will be giving free tax preparation to veterans, active military and their immediate family members for free, from today through Tuesday, March 6. For more details, call 229-217-0501.
Family and Friends Day
Live Oak Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Family and Friends day starting at 11 a.m., on Sunday, March 4.
Parrish Family Reunion
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Opposition grows against Sabal Trail gas pipeline
Opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that would cut a swath through Colquitt County has galvanized in Southwest Georgia, from Albany to Valdosta.
Man charged with lying about fatal shooting
The day after a fatal shooting in Southeast Moultrie police arrested a man they say lied to officers about the location of the accused gunman.
Moultrie woman accused in knife attack
A 33-year-old Moultrie woman was arrested after police caught her assaulting another woman with a knife.
Colquitt Regional CEO, Packer Produce manager swap jobs for a day
The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee annual Job Swap was held last week. The job swap is an opportunity for the participants to share ideas and to see firsthand the impact of agriculture on the local community. This year’s job swap participants were Tommie Beth Willis, manager of Packer Produce, and Jim Matney, CEO of Colquitt Regional Medical Center.
Preparations under way for 38th annual peanut show
Make plans now to attend the 38th Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference scheduled for Jan. 16 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton. The one-day show is open to all farmers and industry representatives and free to attendees.
Ladder stolen, apparently pawned nearby
Climbing the ladder of success doesn’t mean stealing it from one store and selling it at a pawn shop just down the street as appears to be the case for one Moultrie man.
CORRECTION: Crime report
In the Dec. 10 edition, The Observer incorrectly reported the name of a victim in a Sunday night assault. Melissa Wacaser is the name of the woman who was in a car that was chased by a man who later rammed it with an SUV.
Melissa Wacaser directed the driver of the car to the residence of her sister-in-law, who was there and called law enforcement.
The Observer regrets the error.
Y Club students take on government roles
While most were visiting family or resting at home over the Thanksgiving break, three Colquitt County High school students were hard at work in the state’s capitol.
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