Thieves take 8 TV's from Thomasville homes
Airport officials are hoping a recent bid will get approved to begin work on their vending area.
Little girl dropped off bus at wrong destination
Veterinarian Myron Graham said the two cases of EEE so far this year are not overly concerning, but because of how prevalent mosquitoes are in South Georgia this time of year, it's important for animal owners, especially those with horses, to take steps to guard against mosquito born illnesses.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Albany man dies after late night crash in Colquitt County
The Colquitt County coroner has confirmed that 58 yearold Terry Joe Morrison of Albany died following a two vehicle crash late last night around10:30 pm.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Schwark wanted in Moultrie
The Colquitt County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for numerous crimes.
School Bus Fleet
VIDEO: Georgia's first lady gets word out on school bus safety
WALB reports that Sandra Deal, Georgia's first lady, is encouraging safe driving around school buses as part of Gov. Nathan Deal's Office of Highway Safety's effort to make sure drivers obey all traffic laws around buses.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Georgia's first lady speaks out on bus safety
A new book about the struggle for civil rights in southwest Georgia is now on sale at the Civil Rights Institute.Former museum director Dr. Lee Formwalt spent years researching and writing the book called "Looking Back, Moving Forward: The Southwest Georgia Freedom Struggle 1814-2014."
Mon Aug 11, 2014
15 pounds of marijuana seized by Berlin Police
"When he ran and checked him for warrants it provided us with a photo. It was apparent to the officer that the individual was lying about his identity; He was indeed Mr. Brown wanted out of Cook County," said Lt.
Judge Edward Brock
Judge Edward Troy Brock, Jr., 87, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, surrounded by family.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Billy Randall Collier Sr.
Billy Randall Collier Sr., 60, of Tifton died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at his residence.
Grape growers battle the heart of summer
Recent hot and dry weather is presenting challenges for farmers. Grape growers at the Gin Creek Vineyard and Winery in Colquitt County say their crop is actually looking better this year, but it's costing more because they're irrigating so much.
The Dougherty Co. Sheriff's Office says they got a dozen reports of harassing calls from people claiming to be IRS agents, Wednesday in Albany.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Feud grows into alleged assault
A Colquitt County man involved in an ongoing feud with another man ratcheted up the conflict by allegedly hitting his opponent in the head with a tool during a Thursday night gathering at a friend's residence.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Three burglary suspects arrested
A witness' description of a car and three people who were seen at a Cedar Street residence helped lead this week to the quick collar of three burglary suspects.
Horne named principal
A Norman Park native has returned to his roots in Colquitt County as principal at Willie J. Williams Middle school where it will be another homecoming of sorts to the school where he started his career.
Annual National Night Out to be held Tuesday
Residents can take a bite out of a hot dog Tuesday while also helping take a bite out of crime during the annual National Night Out hosted by the Moultrie Police Department.
You can't fix stupid: Employment law edition
Homo sapiens is fired for teaching about homophones . A teacher at a private language school in Utah says that he was fired by the director for posting about homophones on an educational blog, which the director allegedly believed was promoting a gay agenda.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Deputies respond to report of machete wielding woman
A Colquitt County man's girlfriend got her point across on Wednesday that she wanted his friend to leave their residence, using a machete as a persuader.
First arrests under new home invasion law
A Moultrie man who was hospitalized last week with injuries from a home-invasion robbery had no problem identifying one of his two alleged assailants: It was his former roommate, authorities said.
Connie Southwell/The Moultrie Observer The Colquitt County 50th Regiment Band is preparing for the coming school year and has been getting in shape this week on the practice field behind the high school.
MTC Tifton's Tawzer gains experience as Master Teacher
Accounting instructor Melody Tawzer represented Moultrie Technical College's Tifton Campus as 40 instructors from throughout the Technical College System of Georgia gathered for the first Georgia Master Teacher Experience.