MOULTRIE — Moultrie Technical College announced its 21 student nominees for the 2013 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership on Jan. 9, according to Lisa Newton, MTC’s GOAL coordinator. Annual GOAL winners represent MTC as the Student of the Year. Moultrie Tech’s winner will represent the college in its four-county service area of Colquitt, Tift, Turner and Worth and will be announced on Jan. 29 at an awards luncheon in Moultrie. A statewide winner will be selected in April. Pictured are the 2013 GOAL nominees who either attend one of the MTC campuses in Moultrie or reside near the Moultrie campuses. Front row, from left, are Cindy Coney, Anna Odom, Alanna Tillery, Lindsey Lumpkin, Elizabeth Felts, Gayle Campero and Michele Bell. On the back row, from left, are Samuel Soosani, John Bruns, LaToya Posey, Ellen McCorvey and Brooks Baker. Not pictured are nominees Lillie Hill, Veronica Watts and Nathan Wilburn.
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SLIDESHOW: 2013 Christmas parade
Dozens of entries lined up to participate in the 2013 Moultrie Christmas Parade, which circled the Courthouse Square Thursday night, Dec. 12, 2013.
Gunman robs Moultrie business
A robber armed with a gun made off with money and another pistol Wednesday during a daytime burglary of a Moultrie business.
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Christmas is a time when many people are thinking about seeing family and friends as they prepare for the coming holidays. But also is a time when criminals can take advantage of those who let their guard down.
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R.B. Wright students collect toys with Toy Run
Students at R.B. Wright Elementary School, along with their teachers, administrators and parents, participated Dec. 4 in the Third Annual R.B. Wright Toy Run to collect toys for the Children’s Cheer and Toy Shop.
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Team Lean provides starting point for healthy lifestyle
The Moultrie YMCA’s Team Lean competition has provided hundreds of individuals with the starting point they needed to lead a healthier lifestyle.
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Family says Racieh Robinson was turning his life around
The death of a 28-year-old Moultrie man gunned down Monday morning was made more tragic because he was trying to turn his life around, a family member said on Wednesday.
Civic leader Doris George dies; Rites set for Friday
Doris Strong George, former owner of Strong Funeral Home and first president of the Colquitt County Chapter of the NAACP, will be laid to rest Friday at Strong Memorial Gardens. She died on Friday, Dec. 6, at Emory University Midtown Hospital in Atlanta. She was 84.
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