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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.

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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.

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THOMASVILLE, Ga. — A total of 406 students received associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees during Thomas University’s annual commencement ceremony held Saturday, May 5, on TU’s Forbes Campus.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Students at Okapilco Elementary have learned more about art besides coloring and drawing. Under the direction of Harvie Ann Cox, students in Mrs. Fitzgerald’s kindergarten class learn about working with clay, mixing colors to make other colors, and then creating their very own art piece.

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TIFTON, Ga. — Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the spring term were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. 

  • By Eddie Seagle, Ed.D. csi_seagle@yahoo.com

With each passing day, May is closer to saying goodbye as summer is only about a month away. As May expires into June and spring transitions into summer, all eyes begin to focus on the weather and summer activities, vacations and weekend trips, baseball and swimming, among others in the great outdoors.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie Federated Guild recently installed officers for the 2018-2020 term. From left are President Sonya Aldridge, First Vice President Charlotte Wingate, Second Vice President Judy Adcock, Treasurer Judy Cole, Recording Secretary Brenda Foy, Corresponding Secretary Jessica Jordan and Parliamentarian Elizabeth Herndon.

  • By Connie Fritz Colquitt County Arts Center

WOW! It is absolutely amazing the difference in the Wright Auditorium of the Colquitt County Arts Center with the new LED stage lighting now installed.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Magnolia Garden Club held its May meeting in Camilla at the Eagle’s Nest Cafe at the Mitchell County High School.

  • By Eddie Seagle, Ed.D. csi_seagle@yahoo.com

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” Henry Ford. “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” Vince Lombardi.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — The ninth grade math department at C.A. Gray Junior High School found a fun way to review for their upcoming End of Course Test.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Staff members of Colquitt Regional Medical Center recently exercised their creativity with several painting projects at the Arts Center.

  • By Eddie Seagle, Ed.D. csi_seagle@yahoo.com

Spring is half-over and the daytime temps are reaching the 80’s. The mornings and evenings are quite comfortable for sitting by the pool, enjoying the chimes, listening to and watching the song birds, smelling the fragrances of the flowers, and simply relaxing. May is here and flowers are displaying their beautiful colors and attractive fragrances. Summer is not far away.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Ingred Wingate, director, and the R.B. Wright school choir performed for the Keenagers recently. They played several songs using their tone chimes, which have the sound of hand bells, but has a more mellow tone. The Keenagers really enjoyed the performance.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — On Monday, April 16, the Colquitt County High School Media Center held its 8th Annual Edible Book Festival. Students, faculty, and staff were invited to create an edible representation of any book.

  • By Eddie Seagle, Ed.D. csi_seagle@yahoo.com

Ornamental grasses provide a variety of seasonal exhibitions throughout the year. From their vivid vegetative qualities and resulting seedhead exhibition during the growing season to their attractive dormant stage in the winter months, they offer unique characteristics and value through color and form in advancing curb appeal. An entirely different kind of grass from all of our lawn grasses.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Several members of the Moultrie John Benning Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution attended the state meeting of the DAR the first weekend in April in Atlanta.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Fifth graders can show kindness and make good choice. Okapilco Elementary School fifth grade students, from left, Henry Lee, Quinterious Logan, and Ra’quavian Kinsey with the support of their resource teacher, Lynn Hammack, wanted to do something nice for Okapilco’s Lunch Bunch.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Spring Fling Event, sponsored by Camellia District, was held at Gin Greek Plantation Vineyard and Winery recently with all the garden clubs in the district participating.

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THOMASVILLE, Ga. — Members of the Thomasville Garden Club Inc. announce the 97th annual flower show set for Friday and Saturday, April 28-29, during the Rose Show Festival weekend at the Thomasville Garden Center, 1002 S. Broad St.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Karen Sasine has spent 16 years as an instructor at the Colquitt County Arts Center, teaching mosaics and senior art classes. She will be continuing her work in Canton, Ga., to be closer to her children and new grandson. A community send-off will be held on Tuesday, April 24, after her painting class at 11:30 a.m. at the Arts Center. Friends and students are welcome to attend.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Sonlighters, senior adults of Kingwood Baptist Church, enjoyed a whimsical “Spring Fashion Show” for their April meeting held in the church social hall. Those modeling their creative outfits were Vickie Goff, Barbara Williams, Dale Williams, Bennie Bullard, Jayne Bullard,…

  • By Eddie Seagle, Ed.D. csi_seagle@yahoo.com

As we continue to enjoy these cool mornings and warm days ending with comfortable evenings, our interest in the great outdoors simply magnifies with further focus in plants and how we use them. As we learn more about plants and taking care of them, then we become more aware of their cultural needs, especially in plant food and nutrition.

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