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  • 13-year-old hit in legs when shotgun accidentally fires

    A well-placed grill averted tragedy Sunday when a shotgun accidentally went off in a home on Hopewell Church Road.

    April 14, 2014

  • Gunshot lands teen in hot water

    A 16-year-old was charged Saturday afternoon after he allegedly fired a shot in the area of Ninth Street and Fifth Avenue Southwest.

    April 14, 2014

  • Drugs tied to several weekend arrests

    Moultrie police made several drug-related arrests over the weekend, from misdemeanor marijuana possession to possession of methamphetamine.

    April 14, 2014

  • Grill melts siding on house

    Moultrie firefighters commonly respond to stove fires, but a grill fire doesn’t usually require their services.
    One did on Friday morning, though.

    April 14, 2014

  • GSP: Driver on cell phone missed stop sign

    A one-car accident sent a Moultrie woman to the hospital Friday, and the Georgia State Patrol says cell phone use played a role.

    April 14, 2014

  • 0415 Davis.jpeg Ga. Farm Bureau honors Lakyn Davis

    Georgia Farm Bureau honored Colquitt County FFA member Lakyn Davis, her parents and Colquitt County FFA advisers Matt Howell, Stacey Beacham and Shawn Collins during a dinner the organization hosted on March 28 at the GFB state office for the eight students who won grand champion awards at the 2013 State 4-H & FFA Market Goat and Lamb Show and the 2014 Georgia Junior National Livestock Show.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0413 glass blower.JPG City partners with Arts Center for Spring Fling events

    The Spring Fling and Back Yard BBQ Festival will be here April 18-19 in Downtown Moultrie. This year’s festival will have a larger area and more vendors.

    April 12, 2014 2 Photos 4 Stories

  • Tax deadline looms on April 15

    For tax procrastinators, the annual April 15 deadline for rendering unto Uncle Sam is rapidly approaching.

    April 12, 2014

  • Moultrie Cleanup Week starts Monday

    April has been designated Keep Georgia Beautiful Month, and in conjunction with Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup, the City of Moultrie is sponsoring its Annual Spring Cleanup Week Monday-Friday, April 14-18.

    April 12, 2014

  • SLIDESHOW: Art students recognized during Youth Art Month

    April 12, 2014 1 Slideshow

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