MOULTRIE — Moultrie Technical College’s Adult Education program celebrated its summer and fall term graduating classes of 2012 at a semi-annual commencement ceremony held Nov. 29 at Withers Auditorium in Moultrie. The college recognized more than 110 GED test preparation program graduates from the college's four-county service area of Colquitt, Tift, Turner and Worth. Pictured on the front row, from left, are Amanda McQueen, Brandon Castleberry, Margaret Arnold and Veronica Sebastian. On the back row, from left, are Austin Elliott, Raquel Zuniga, Davori Simon, Eric Williams, Suzannah Hartzo, Janneth Rodriquez and Diane Hasty. For more information on GED classes and testing in Colquitt County, contact the MTC Moultrie Adult Education office at 217-4181.
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3-year-old left in hot van while mom in labor
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Colquitt County Schools receiving 2 literacy grants
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Debit card information stolen
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Pamela Simmons to speak at Women's Day
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2 hurt in accident; their conditions are unknown
A man and woman were hospitalized Saturday after their car hit a sign in front of a Colquitt County elementary school.
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