MOULTRIE — Moultrie City Council, back row, honored winners of the 2012 Christmas parade float competition at Tuesday’s council meeting. Winners included: Schools, R.B. Wright, 1st place, Moultrie Technical College, 2nd place, and Hamilton Elementary, 3rd place; Church, Pine Grove Baptist, 1st, Church of God, 2nd, and Autreyville Baptist, 3rd; Commercial Business (21+ employees), Cox Truck and Van, 1st, Lowe’s, 2nd, and KFC, 3rd; Commercial Business (20 employees or less), Sparkman’s Dairy, 1st, The Moultrie Observer, 2nd, and DJ’s to Go, 3rd; and Club/Organization, Pavo Civic Club, 1st, and Colquitt County Saddle Club, 2nd.
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Suspect charged in Carroll's death
A suspect who claimed self-defense in a deadly shooting April 28 has been charged with murder.
Intruder with knife attacks elderly resident
A man accused of stealing a pack of cigarettes after attacking the resident with a knife and a Moultrie man accused of trying to outrun police with four children in a car were among those arrested over the weekend by local law enforcement.
1921 murder brings Texas woman to Pavo
Many law enforcement agencies honor their fallen comrades on or about May 15, proclaimed since 1962 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. But more than two weeks earlier, a Pavo native who died on duty in Memphis, Tenn., received recognition from an unlikely source: the family of the man who killed him.
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Colquitt Regional Mammography receives reaccreditation
Colquitt Regional Medical Center’s Radiology Department recently received reaccreditation from the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA).
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County budget proposal calls for small raises, no tax increase
With income staying stagnant or declining, a trend that has lasted for five years with a sluggish economy, Colquitt County is again looking at a challenging budget.
- Cotton planting at Expo
Hospital honors Nurse of Year, G.R.E.A.T. Ambassador
Nurse of the Year and G.R.E.A.T. Ambassador, two very special honors, were recently given at Colquitt Regional Medical Center during a week-long celebration of National Hospital Week.
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