MOULTRIE — Pastor Ken Anderson and the congregation of Colquitt County Baptist Church invite the public to a special meeting at 10 and 11 a.m. today. Guest speaker will be evangelist Mike Todd, above, who has been travelling the nation for eight years with his Noa’s Ark presentation. He will have a six-foot scale model of the ark on display and will answer many questions about the subject. Todd has been preaching 45 years, including pastoring two churches in the U.S. before going to the Ukraine as a missionary, where he started two churches and headed up a Bible institute. The church is located at 1717 Old Doerun Road.
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One of Thomas County largest employers — at more than 700 — and a longtime regional state mental hospital will close Dec. 31.
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Effects of the closing of one Thomas County’s biggest employers, a state mental hospital established in the 1960s, are rippling through the community.
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With Georgia electing not to participate in Medicaid expansion, Colquitt Regional Medical Center and other hospitals in the area likely will rack up more expenses related to treating the uninsured.
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