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  1. Miller Co. School District to sell 34 acres of property to support expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Miller County School District is looking to sell several unused properties, all in efforts to raise more money for the district and its students. The Miller County Superintendent James Phillips said the Board of Education is looking to move all facilities to one consolidated site.

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  2. Hospitals implement flu prevention strategiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    We are heading into the peak of flu season and area hospitals are doing all they can to keep the number of cases down, but it's going to take cooperation from people at home. "Influenza is very active in our health system right now," explained Dr. Charles Ruis, the District Health Director for the Department of Public Health.

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  3. Colquitt Regional oncology center set to open in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    The facility is very modern and will offer a bigger space, and it will hopefully be more inviting for people seeking cancer treatment in the community. Colquitt Regional officials said they are continuing to look for new ways to expand the services and improve patient areas in the hospital.

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  4. Moultrie - Colquitt Co. awarded funding for 'incubator' projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    There's good news for Colquitt County, it was just approved for a federal grant of $1.8 million to help entrepreneurs start businesses. "We've got a lot of interest in people starting businesses and trying to help support businesses," said EDA President Darrell Moore.

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  5. Colquitt Co. community gears up to 'Back the Pack'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Folks in the Colquitt County community have spent several weeks getting shirts, bags, and other Packer gear ready for the big State Championship game. The game was originally supposed to be played in Mercedes Benz Dome last Saturday night but because of weather conditions, it will be played at North Gwinnett High School.

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  6. GBI investigates Colquitt Co. home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    If you have information about any of the robberies, you're asked to call the GBI at 225-4090. On Wednesday, the body of a soldier from Cairo, who died during training at Fort Bragg, NC, was flown into Atlanta.

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  7. Colquitt Co. welcomes new jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    David Davidson, Vice President of Case Ready Operations, says a physical plant and new processing and packaging equipment will be included in the expansion. This will add up to an investment of more than $30 million.

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  8. 'Drive Thru & Fight the Flu' held in Colquitt Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Colquitt Regional, Legacy Village, and the Colquitt County Health Department teamed up to host a drive-thru flu shot clinic. We live in a fast-paced world with busy schedules and sometimes slowing down to visit a doctor's office for your annual flu shot doesn't always work out.

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  9. GSP identifies those killed in Bainbridge crashRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Georgia State Patrol, Post 14, in Colquitt is investigating the accident, and issued this release just before noon Monday- On 10/01/2017 at about 11:50 PM a Red, 2010 Volkswagen Jetta was traveling North on Miller Avenue, between Roy Street and Lake Drive, in Decatur County. The vehicle traveled off the roadway and onto the East shoulder of Miller Avenue.

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  10. Colquitt Co. longest serving commissioner laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Congressman Sanford Bishop attended the service today as well as many of the city of Moultrie and Colquitt County leaders.

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  11. Phoebe to offer free 3-D mammograms in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Scheduling for the free mammograms will begin Monday, September 25.

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  12. Colquitt Co. road blocked by power lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    A downed power line is blocking traffic on US Highway 319 North, in Colquitt County. This area is between Norman Park and Omega.

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  13. Colquitt Co. issues voluntary evacuation ahead of IrmaRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Forecasts are predicting Category 1 Hurricane conditions in Moultrie / Colquitt County beginning early Monday morning throughout Monday evening. These conditions include 75mph sustained winds with gusts up to 100mph.

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  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Bainbridge State College reported Monday that all its 2017 Associate Degree in Nursing graduates passed the required NCLEX-RN licensure exam. All fifteen of the May 2017 graduates passed the licensure exam on their first attempt.

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  15. SRTC holds 'Dueling Pianos' fundraiser for Colquitt Co. scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    "Last year we gave away about $107,000 in student scholarships, $20,000 of that went to Colquitt County students. We are looking to raise funds so we can continue to fill the needs," said Amy Maison, SRTC.

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  16. Colquitt Co. new businesses add hundreds of jobs to the areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    The company recently relocated to first street northwest where they will now have a bigger building and create a few more jobs. "A lot of growth in Colquitt County and businesses means growth and jobs..so we are very excited about what we are seeing in our community right now."

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  17. Colquitt Co. toddler recovering from near drowning incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Investigators said the mother of the toddler was watching her 1-year-old daughter and 4-year-old son play in the pool around 3:40. Officials said first responders were able to quickly getting on scene, get the child breathing and flown to a Macon hospital for treatment.

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  18. Colquitt Co. basketball coach turns into hero on vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Colquitt County basketball coach took some time off the court to enjoy a vacation with his family and ended up saving four lives. "The man said there was kids about to drown, I mean what do you do?" said Andy Harden, Colquitt Co.

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  19. Multiple murder suspect appears in Colquitt Co. courtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Jeffery Peacock, who has been in the Colquitt County Jail since May of 2016, accused of killing his five friends, arrived at the Colquitt County Courthouse just before 1 p.m. "This tragic case clearly meets the statutory requirements for imposition of the death penalty as set forth in the Georgia code. I will be assisting Senior Assistant District Attorney Jim Prine of our Thomasville office, who will be the lead counsel," said Shealy.

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  20. Miller sheriff investigates shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Deputies were called to a report shots fired around 7:20 last night in the 200 block of Grassy Flats Road in Colquitt.

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