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MOULTRIE, Ga. — With the aid of a DNA expert, prosecutors on Wednesday morning sought to indicate the significance of Jeffery Peacock’s wardrobe change on the day five people were killed on Rossman Dairy Road.

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Southern Regional Technical College announced in a release Tuesday that President Craig R. Wentworth will retire June 30 after 37 years of service in higher education, including 29 years within the Technical College System of Georgia.

MOULTRIE — The trial of a man accused of killing five friends and setting their house on fire in 2016 concluded its second day on Tuesday. The prosecution expects at least two more witnesses on Wednesday before resting its case.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Prosecutors began their case against Jeffery Alan Peacock Monday morning in Colquitt County Superior Court.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Dr. Giselle Pineiro never seriously considered a career path other than one in healthcare. She knew from the age of 12 that she would become a doctor and that became her goal.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Colquitt County Relay for Life teams exceeded their goal by raising $50,404.77 for the American Cancer Society during the annual event April 26. Pictured are the event co-chairmen, Wanda Purvis and Sonya Aldridge.

ATLANTA — The Associated General Contractors of Georgia honored a Moultrie firm and a specialty firm that worked on a local project with its Build Georgia Awards.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Statistics show students may not comprehend or retain complex text in a digital format as well as tangible, printed text. United Way of Colquitt County strives to continue building local children’s education through the Dictionary Project.

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding businesses in Georgia that working capital loans are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations affected by Hurricane Michael on Oct. 9-23, 2018.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A Colquitt County man accused of killing five people and setting their house on fire will go on trial Monday.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Moultrie post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars destroyed several worn-out American flags Friday during an annual Flag Day observance.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Colquitt County Board of Commissioners approved a budget Wednesday afternoon that is slightly smaller than last year’s. While millage rates won’t be set until August, the budget is built on the same tax revenue as last year.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Colquitt County School Nutrition Department has participated in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for Free Meal Reimbursement since beginning implementation in School Year 2015.

MACON, Ga.  – Charles “Charlie” Peeler, the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announced Thursday that multiple federal search warrants were executed in Grady and Thomas counties on Wednesday in a joint law enforcement operation involving DEA, GBI, Grady County Sheriff’s Office, Thomas County Sheriff’s Office, Thomas Vice/Narcotics Squad and Cairo Police Department.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Madison Newell and Gage Nichols have been selected to attend the 54th annual Washington Youth Tour, a once in a lifetime leadership experience made possible through the generosity of the electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) in Georgia, including Colquitt EMC.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — On the morning of May 30, Southern Regional Technical College Provost Jim Glass and Robert Hutson III of Robert Hutson Ford Lincoln Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Moultrie met for a signing that solidified Southwest Georgia’s first Ford ACE Partnership.

NORMAN PARK, Ga. — A Norman Park man was injured in a one-car accident Friday night then was charged with obstruction of an officer after struggling with the deputy who responded to the wreck.

MACON, Ga. – The Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) Foundation for Agriculture and the Georgia Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) are jointly promoting agricultural literacy by donating copies of the children’s book “Right This Very Minute” to the more than 400 libraries in the Georgia Public Library Service.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce recently announced Prospex Promotions, Inc., Home of Udeserveacookie.com, as the June 2019 Business of the Month.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County sheriff’s investigators have arrested a former employee in connection with a burglary at CTV Pick-A-Part two weeks ago.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Southern Regional Technical College students Selena Tucker, left, and Cleveland Payne, right, were recently installed as state officers for the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS).

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt Regional Medical Center Volunteers recently donated $3,000 to the Veteran Bus Ministry, which transports veterans to Lake City, Fla., each Thursday for medical treatment.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County Board of Education member Trudie Hill has been named to the 2019 Georgia School Boards Association Governmental Operations Committee.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — No one was hurt when a van plowed into the rear of a house on Hillcrest Avenue Thursday around lunch time.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Twenty-seven students from nine Colquitt County schools were accepted into Duke University’s Talent Identification Program’s (TIP) prestigious 4th-6th Grade Talent Search this past school year.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Alcohol was involved in a confrontation that left one man bleeding on the floor Tuesday evening.

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MOULTRIE [mdash]MOULTRIE - Mr. Walter Ray Barnum, 80 departed this life on Monday, June 17, 2019 at Colquitt Regional Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced at a later date by Luke Strong And Son Mortuary, Ltd.

MOULTRIE - Mr. Leonard Bernard "Smiley" Branham, 19 departed this life on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Colquitt Regional Medical Center. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 1:00 PM, Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the Church of Christ with burial to follow in the Reedy Creek Cemetery in Pa…

Ellicott City, Maryland - Mrs. Eunice Davis Jordan, 93 formally of Moultrie departed this life on Monday, June 10, 2019 at Gilcrest Hospice Care. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 12:00 Noon, Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church with burial to follow in th…

MOULTRIE [mdash]MOULTRIE, GA.- Richard E. Waters, 66, of Moultrie, died Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Pruitt-Health Moultrie. Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.