After taking the oath of office Wednesday, President Joe Biden issued a rare repudiation of white supremacy and domestic terrorism seen on the rise under his predecessor's watch.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — The alcohol license of a Moultrie restaurant was pulled the morning after a deadly shooting last week. On Tuesday evening, residents spoke with Moultrie City Council both about prior problems at the location and about what some saw as a lack of due process in the revocation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Austin Scott congratulated President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris Wednesday afternoon and thanked former President Donald Trump.
MOULTRIE, Ga. – Colquitt County School System will pause in-person instruction for six school days Jan. 22-29 due to a staffing shortage.
VALDOSTA – The Valdosta Veteran Affairs community-based outpatient clinic now offers COVID-19 vaccines starting Wednesday, according to a statement from the North Florida/ South Georgia Veterans Health System.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — One month after COVID-19 vaccines first arrived at Colquitt Regional Medical Center, the hospital is reporting good response, at least among health care professionals.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two South Georgia men are among more than 125 people across the country who have been charged in connection with the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
MOULTRIE, Ga. – After another successful year in 2020, Colquitt Regional has received notification of its eligibility to participate in the Rural Hospital Tax Credit program for 2021.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — Foster kids are often asked to transport their belongings from place to place in a trash bag. The John Benning Chapter DAR members decided to help a little bit with the self-esteem of these young people by donating luggage from their attic or storage to share with foster children.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — One week after a deadly shooting at a Moultrie restaurant, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation reports progress in the case but still no arrests.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County has been awarded federal funds through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.
The Women's Federated Club, in conjunction with Southwest Georgia Bank, now part of The First Bank, will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration in an online format for the first time this year.
JACKSON, Miss. — On Jan. 12, the Sanderson Farms Championship presented a $1.45 million donation to Friends of Children’s Hospital, the fundraising arm for Batson Children’s Hospital, part of Children’s of Mississippi.
ATLANTA — Colquitt County is one of more than 70 counties across the state that will receive child car seats through a Child Passenger Safety Mini-Grant from the Child Occupant Safety Project, an effort of the Injury Prevention Program of the Georgia Department of Public Health.
ATLANTA — State Sen. Dean Burke (R-Bainbridge) was named as chairman of the Senate Insurance and Labor Committee Tuesday, Jan. 12, by Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan and the Senate Committee on Assignments.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Austin Scott, whose district includes Colquitt County, voted against a pair of resolutions in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday seeking the ouster of President Donald Trump.
ATLANTA – Georgia neared 655,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday as it reported 5,685 new cases, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.
ALBANY, Ga. – An Adel, Georgia, woman is facing up to 20 years in prison for maintaining a drug premises, said Peter D. Leary, the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia.
MOULTRIE, Ga. – The Colquitt County Board of Education named a single finalist for its position of school superintendent Monday evening.
MOULTRIE, Ga. – As area hospitals and skilled nursing facilities reach capacity due to increased need and staff shortages, three South Georgia senior living communities – Legacy Village at Park Regency in Moultrie, Legacy Village at Plantation Manor in Thomasville, and Legacy Village of Tifton – will start accepting short-term patients in need of care after a hospital discharge.
BAINBRIDGE, Ga. — In December, the Attapulugus location of BASF Corporation donated equipment to the Electrical Systems Technology program at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC)-Bainbridge that would have cost the college more than $40,000 if purchased new.
THOMASVILLE, Ga. — Southern Regional Technical College President Jim Glass recently announced former state Rep. Amy Carter as special assistant to the president.
MOULTRIE, Ga. – It would be hard to adjust to the idea of “relaxing” every day when your first job was at the age of 12 more than six decades ago.
ATLANTA — While the Georgia General Assembly is still convening on schedule for the 2021 session, little is the same from years past.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County Probate Judge Wes Lewis, right, administers the oath of office to Colquitt County Commissioners Mike Boyd of District 4 and Johnny Hardin of District 6 during Tuesday’s Colquitt County Commission meeting.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County Chief Magistrate J.J. McMillan swears in Colquitt County Board of Education members, from left, Mary Beth Watson, Jon Schwalls, and Kevin Sumner.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — United Way of Colquitt County kicked off the 2021 year creating a new partnership with Save A Lot of Moultrie, which donated $7,000 to help with rental and utility assistance for those living in Colquitt County who are struggling with emergency situations during the pandemic.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — December 2019 promised 2020 would be a year of progress and excitement for 1st Lt. Leah Bagley, officer in charge of search and extraction in the 116th Medical Group, Detachment 1, Georgia Air National Guard (GA ANG), as she graduated as a nurse practitioner.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce recently held a virtual ribbon cutting for Lift Licensing Certification owned by Paul Everett. Lift Licensing Certification is a consulting business that offers training in forklift, boom, and scissor operation.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce recently announced Farrey Family Dentistry as the January 2021 Business of the Month.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — Less than two years after a new computer system was installed at the Colquitt County Tax Commissioner’s Office, the state plans a technology upgrade that will limit the office’s services for almost a week, starting Wednesday.
TIFTON, Ga. — To ensure a safe start and productive Spring term, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is moving the opening day of the spring semester to Jan. 25.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie City Council established a moratorium on alcohol licenses at its meeting Tuesday.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s rural hospital tax credit fared better in a new state audit than the critical evaluation the program received from the state Department of Revenue just more than a year ago.
This Week's Circulars
Carolyn Lucene Owens Glass, 90, of Moultrie, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Colquitt Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be held at 11:00AM on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Pinecrest Memory Gardens with Rev. Randall Kennedy officiating. Born on September 27, 1930…
MOULTRIE [mdash]Betty Dampier, 83, of Moultrie, died Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Pruitt Health-Moultrie. Arrangements have been entrusted to Baker Funeral Home.
MOULTRIE [mdash]Kathyren Hall Baker, 85, of Moultrie, died Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Cobblestone Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to Baker Funeral Home.
- Crime reports for Jan. 14, 2021
- Discussion of deadly shooting dominates council meeting
- Men from Pelham, Americus charged in Capitol riot
- Progress but no arrests in deadly shooting, GBI says
- Early response good at drive-thru vaccine clinic
- Georgia Capitol prepares for threats of unrest
- Colquitt County School System pauses in-person instruction
- Everything old is new again
- Michelle Cope honored for suicide prevention work
- EDITORIAL: COVID cases rising, even in Colquitt County