• By Thomas Lynn tom.lynn@gaflnews.com

MOULTRIE – A Coke and a welcoming smile can take a person far – about 100 miles as the crow flies.

  • By Jamie Wachter jamie.wachter@gaflnews.com

DOWLING PARK, Fla. — Surrounded by family, friends and fellow Dacier Manor residents, Marjorie Hoffman gave her well-wishers a treat for her 102nd birthday Wednesday afternoon.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County Retired Educators Association celebrated recently by gathering for a luncheon and general meeting, held at the Moultrie First Presbyterian Church Social Hall.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Approximately 50 classmates from the Moultrie High School Class of 1956 came from all parts of the US to Moultrie for their best and liveliest class reunion yet. Lunch, complete with birthday cake, ice cream and lots of conversation, happened at the Banquet Room at Southern Regional Technical College. Plans are already under way for the next reunion in two years.

  • By Patti Dozier  patti.dozier@gaflnews.com  Twitter: @anniejoyce44 
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THOMASVILLE — The process that began early this week to place American flags at Thomas County veterans' graves is expected to continue until the early morning hours of Memorial Day on Monday.

  • Mike Jones michael.jones@gaflnews.com
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LIVE OAK, Fla. — A look back at some of Suwannee’s best games and sports moments from the 2017-18 school year. 

  • By Charles Oliver charlesoliver@dailycitizen.news

CHATSWORTH, Ga. — District Attorney Bert Poston said Thursday any decision on whether to charge the owners of some 70 dogs removed from a home just north of Chatsworth will be made after Murray County Sheriff's Office completes its investigation.

  • By Alan Mauldin alan.mauldin@gaflnews.com

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Nearly 24 years ago Georgia got a lengthy visit from Tropical Storm Alberto, one that residents along much of the Flint River and its tributaries will always remember.

  • By Alan Mauldin alan.mauldin@gaflnews.com

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A Moultrie man accused of stealing checks from his work place faces burglary and other charges.

  • By Alan Mauldin alan.mauldin@gaflnews.com

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A Moultrie man was arrested on a felony charge Friday after he alleged hit an officer when police were called to a dispute in the 600 block of Fourth Street Southwest.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Susan Newton, Patriotic Chairman for The Moultrie Town Committee of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in Georgia, presented $400 prize money to GEAR art teacher Kim Greene, GEAR Sirector Donna Marshall and Beth Miller.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Grant Chapel family invites the public to its annual Women’s Day Program at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 24.

Theme for the occasion is “Sister Soldiers Suited To Serve,” and the speaker will be Katherine Williams.

  • By Amanda M. Usher  amanda.usher@gaflnews.com 
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VALDOSTA, Ga. — Unemployment was among the hot topics highlighted Wednesday during the Regional Business Summit hosted by the Department of Labor.

  • By Patti Dozier  patti.dozier@gaflnews.com  Twitter: @anniejoyce44 
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THOMASVILLE — Things are happening quickly at Cherokee Lake. Barring inclement weather, plans call for the City of Thomasville park to reopen in four to eight weeks.

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Stretch of I-75 from Dalton to Calhoun to be repaved

  • By Charles Oliver charlesoliver@dailycitizen.news
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CHATSWORTH, Ga. — Murray County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Jimmy Davenport called it "by far the largest" animal hoarding case he has seen.

  • By Growing America

"Growing Georgia," an online publication of Growing America, features articles and videos related to farming in the Peach State.

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  • By Jamie Wachter jamie.wachter@gaflnews.com
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LIVE OAK, Fla. — He may have led Lafayette High School to its first state championship before starting for four years for the University of Florida.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Colquitt County Arts Center will welcome Leigh Burns from the Fox Theatre Institute at 10 a.m. Friday, June 1, as she presents a “big check” for the lighting upgrade in the Arts Center’s Wright Auditorium.

  • By Julie Jernigan University of Georgia

TIFTON, Ga. — Now is the peak time to plant peanuts in Georgia, according to Cristiane Pilon, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut physiologist.

  • By Clint Thompson University of Georgia

TIFTON, Ga. — Two insect scouting schools, hosted by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension in June, will introduce new scouts to insect monitoring and serve as a review for experienced scouts and farmers.

  • Staff Reports

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Parents of Okapilco Elementary School students danced for a multicultural event held at the school. Okapilco students, along with ESOL teachers Toni Waites and Stephanie Pope, created unique pieces of art representing countries from around the world while supporting the 2018 Olympics, which includes many multicultural individuals.   

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Summer reading isn’t just for kids anymore. The Moultrie Library will offer opportunities for children and adults to participate in Georgia’s collaborative reading program “Libraries Rock.”

  • By Patti Dozier patti.dozier@gaflnews.com Twitter: @anniejoyce44

THOMASVILLE — Thomas County commissioners amended the 2018 budget to fund an additional four school resource officers (SROs) in Thomas County schools.

  • By Jordan Barela jordan.barela@gaflnews.com

MEIGS — The Meigs City Council named a new city manager on May 17. On Tuesday, the prospective city manager declined the position. 

  • The Associated Press & The Valdosta Daily Times
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ATLANTA — Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office.

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HAHIRA, Ga. — Mediacom Communications presented Adam Orr, a 2018 graduate of Lowndes High School, with a $1,000 scholarship as part of the company’s World Class Scholarship Program. 

  • By Alan Mauldin alan.mauldin@gaflnews.com

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A teen-age burglary suspect sought by police was in jail on Tuesday after he turned himself in Monday afternoon.

  • By Alan Mauldin alan.mauldin@gaflnews.com

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A June 1 golf tournament hosted by the Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office will allow players to help disadvantaged youth in the area while enjoying the game.