MOULTRIE — Probate Court Judge Wes Lewis, left, swears in re-elected Colquitt County Commission members Johnny Hardin, Donna Herndon and Winfred Giddens at the beginning of Tuesday's commission meeting. Herndon was appointed to serve on the same committees as her late husband, Commissioner Billy Herndon. Commissioners are elected for four-year terms.
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Suspects charged in separate shootings
Law enforcement brought murder charges this week against a Moultrie man who was interviewed in the days following the fatal shooting of Norman Park resident Dusty Carroll. A suspect has also been charged in an unrelated, non-fatal shooting March 10.
Moultrie woman named Tift County Teacher of the Year
A Moultrie woman who teaches at Omega Elementary School has been named the 2013-14 Tift County Teacher of the Year.
Woman flees from kidnapper
A woman reported a former boyfriend forced her into the back of her car, took her out while he bought drugs, and then she jumped out when the car slowed.
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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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