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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Ten farmers were announced as state Farmers of the Year back in July 2019, but only one could champion the overall title. That one is Michael McDowell, a Virginia cattle farmer.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A former county employee who oversaw inmates in his role with the Public Works department was indicted last month by the Colquitt County Grand Jury.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Colquitt County Substance Abuse/Mental Health Treatment Court in Moultrie has received quite a prestigious honor in being selected as the only Model Drug Court in Southwest Georgia.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce recently held a grand opening ribbon cutting for the new retail location of Dustmade Studio located at 120 S. Main St. in Moultrie. 

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Fifty-nine osteopathic medical students will symbolically don white coats — the uniform of the clinical practitioner — at a White Coat Ceremony planned for 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 at 10 a.m.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A Colquitt County Grand Jury has indicted a man accused of stealing a television set and video game system at gunpoint.

ADEL — Firefighters were working the scene of a trailer fire Sunday afternoon in this Cook County town.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Agriculturalists and agribusinessmen of all walks get the chance to meet, greet, innovate and impress each other with new breakthroughs in the world of ag Tuesday through Thursday at the Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Moultrie’s Hero House, a child advocacy center, recently received a landscaping grant via Georgia Power’s Tifton office.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce recently held a grand opening ribbon cutting for Service Loan Company located at 2017 Fifth Ave. S.E. in Moultrie.

THOMASVILLE, Ga. — On Oct. 1, the U.S. Department of Education awarded Thomas University’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling (CMHCRC) program a $750,000 grant to be used over the next five years. The grant includes tuition scholarships for nine students, known as TU RSA Scholars, per year who agree to work for their state’s Vocational Rehabilitation Services office after graduation to serve clients with mental illness.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Artie the Art Bug dances with visitors to the Colquitt County Arts Center's Artoberfest celebration Saturday. Artie is the Arts Center's mascot.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Steve Nichols, left, supervises his granddaughter, Chloe Stallings, as she builds a fire truck Saturday morning at the Safety Day event at Lowe's in Moultrie.

MOULTRIE – Be it on offense or defense, the Colquitt County High Packers had their way with the Trinity Christian Academy Conquerors of Jacksonville, winning 45-6 on Tom White Field at Mack Tharpe Stadium.

MOULTRIE – Be it on offense or defense, the Colquitt County High Packers are having their way with the Trinity Christian Academy Conquerors of Jacksonville 38-0 at halftime on Tom White Field at Mack Tharpe Stadium.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — According to the United States Drought Monitor released Thursday, Colquitt County is experiencing a moderate drought, which brings some damage to crops and pastures, some water shortages and the slowing of plant growth.

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DONALSONVILLE, Ga. – Other people may be praying for rain after a string of miserably dry weeks in Georgia, but for Ryan Austin, the clear skies have given him a reprieve from the rainwater that has been relentlessly trickling into his bedroom for the last year.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie woman killed on Ga. Highway 133 late last Thursday has been identified, according to Georgia State Patrol.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie Police Department arrested a woman in connection with an early morning hotel robbery.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce recently held a grand opening ribbon cutting for Hunny Hush Boutique & Decor located at 7 First St. S.E. in Moultrie. 

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A Moultrie man shot by police during a standoff in which he’s accused of shooting at officers was one of several people recently indicted on charges of violence.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Lisa Clarke Hill predicted “an awesome change” when she was first voted onto the Moultrie City Council. Since then, she said, she’s done all she could make it happen. Eddie Warren is challenging Hill for her District 1 Post 1 seat on the council because he believes he can do it "a little bit better."

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Parks and Recreation Authority is making headway in its “critical-needed” improvements via two bids, one of which already has its renovator.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The crew of Air Methods 11, an air ambulance based in Camilla, greets visitors at Home Depot’s Fire Safety Day Saturday.

TIFTON, Ga. — The Georgia Peanut Commission and Georgia Bankers Association will join forces Oct. 14-18 to promote the 43rd annual Georgia Peanut Bank Week. Financial institutions and local banks across the state will offer a tribute to Georgia’s 4,500 peanut farm families and the sustainability they provide to Georgia’s state and local economies.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County veterans were recognized with Quilts of Valor during the opening of the Colquitt County Arts Center’s quilt exhibit Thursday evening. The Quilts of Valor are given to veterans who served in a war zone.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — If you’re feeling in the giving mood and are looking for something to enjoy, Ashburn Hill Plantation is hosting Rockin’ for Ryleigh, a night of music, food and drinks, on Oct. 19 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Southern Regional Technical College Dual Enrollment Construction students at Colquitt County High School are working hard on a critical project: Handcrafting beds for local kids in foster care.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Windstream launched a Nominate a Teacher campaign in July. The local teacher with the most nominations received up to $300 worth of school supplies, from new technology (tablet, laptop, TV or projector) to art materials (paper, paint, brushes, etc.) to books or other educational material.

FITZGERALD, Ga. — South Georgia Banking Company (SGBC) celebrates Georgia Peanut Bank Week by acknowledging all Georgia peanut farmers and industry professionals for their outstanding peanut production and contribution to the local economy.

TIFTON, Ga. — One of the descendants of the man who created the legendary vampire Count Dracula will be live on stage in Howard Auditorium at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College at 7 p.m. on Oct. 8 when the ABAC Lecture Series presents “Stoker on Stoker–The Mysteries Behind the Writing of Dracula.”

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SALE CITY, GA [mdash]Bernice Carroll Marchant Peacock, 77, of Sale City died Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 19 at Poplar Arbor Congregational Church in Sale City with interment in Pebble City Church…