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3 people charged, 2 more sought in drug operation

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Since the beginning of August, the Moultrie-Colquitt County Drug Enforcement Team has been working an undercover drug operation at a house located at 820 Sixth St. S.E.

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-08-16 23:14:00

Hearings to begin Thursday in mass murder case

Attorneys defending Jeffrey Alan Peacock and prosecutors are set to argue defense motions in the case. Some 80 defense motions have been filed, and three days, including Friday and Aug. 24 if needed, have been set aside for Colquitt County Superior Court Judge James E. Hardy to hear attorneys from b

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-08-16 00:39:00

Suspicious person found during car fire investigation

MOULTRIE, Ga. — “Good fences make good neighbors,” wrote poet Robert Frost, but a taller fence may have made a better neighbor for one Colquitt County family Tuesday night.

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-08-16 17:00:00

Judge denies motion to toss Peacock indictment

Peacock, who is accused of shooting five friends in the head with a shotgun and then setting their house on fire in 2016, is represented by two attorneys from that office.

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-08-16 23:39:00

Tifton man arrested in Omega for Taco Bell break-in in Moultrie

According to an article from The Moultrie Observer, Kelvin Russell, 46, of Tifton, broke into the Taco Bell on Veteran’s Parkway North in Moultrie at approximately 3:30 a.m. to attack his ex-girlfriend, who was working at the time.

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2018-08-15 14:00:00

Man, teen charged with marijuana

The driver, identified as Shanquille Walker, failed to maintain lane, leading to the traffic stop, said Sgt. Channing McDowell of the Moultrie-Colquitt County Drug Enforcement Team.


Driver charged in crash involving beer truck that caused delays on I-10

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -A Quincy man is being charged for the crash on I-10 westbound involving a jack-knifed Budweiser truck that briefly shut down a portion of the interstate.Markeith Thomas, 34, is being charged with failure to due care by Florida Highway Patrol.According to FHP, the accident h

WTXL.COM - 2018-08-16 22:00:00

Police: Teen steals truck, crashes into parked vehicles

At 12:30 a.m. Thursday, a Thomas County Sheriff's Office deputy patrolling on U.S. 19 South attempted a traffic stop on the truck, which had no taillights.


Legacy Village at Park Regency staffer wins company photo contest

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Legacy Village at Park Regency has earned first place in a photography contest highlighting active residents cultivating hydroponic tower gardens at 13 senior living facilities across the Southeast operated by Legacy Senior Living of Cleveland, Tenn.

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-08-17 00:08:00

Authorities responding to overturned semi truck in Thomasville

By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsAugust 15, 2018THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) -- Authorities are on the scene of an overturned semi truck on Broad Street in Thomasville.The Thomasville Police and Fire departments are on the scene.Authorities say they're unsure of what caused the crash at this time.Officials are de

WCTV - 2018-08-15 19:19:00

O’Reilly Auto Parts store welcomes two new employees

Ron Jordan, who has been employed by Lowe’s for 15 years, is training to be an O’Reilly’s store manager.


Police planning pool party for students

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County students and their parents are invited to cool down after the first days of classes during a pool party with Moultrie police.The Moultrie Police Department is partnering with the Moultrie-Colquitt County Recreation Authority for the event that runs from 3:30 p.m.-7:30


Police: Man broke into restaurant to confront ex-girlfriend

The suspect, Kelvin Russell, had argued with employee Dianna Johnson in the day, Moultrie Police Department Sgt. Vernon Nobles said.


Business of the Month: Sterling Group Primary Care Clinic

For the presentation, Dr. C. Gary Lodge, MD, Dr. Billy Ray Price, MD, and Matt Gould, PA-C, were joined by their staff, Colquitt Regional Medical Center representatives, and chamber Ambassadors and staff.Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-08-16 00:19:00

Overturned semi-truck blocks traffic in Thomas County

By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsAugust 15, 2018THOMAS COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) -- An overturned semi-truck snarled traffic this morning in Thomas County.The crash happened around 7 a.m. Wednesday on US-19 southbound near State Road 188, just east of Ochlocknee.As of 10:24 a.m., the Georgia Department of Transport

WCTV - 2018-08-15 10:26:00

Federal suspect caught in Veterans Parkway traffic stop

Police were pursuing a car driven by Robert Simpson after receiving a tip that he was in the area, according to Steve Exum, an FBI Gang Task Force officer with the Moultrie Police Department.


County Commission discusses solar farm proposal off Moultrie Road

At the heart of the issue is rezoning of a 1,089-acre tract of land generally located north and northeast of the intersection of Moultrie Road and Spring Flat Road. Dougherty County Solar LLC, an associate of NEXTera Energy, is requesting the commission rezone the land from AG (agricultural district


Family of murdered woman seeks answers, closure

“Oh, Candy was funny,” Jewett said. “She was free-hearted, she laughed… I told her all the time that when she laughed she sounded like an old cackling hen.”


Homicide investigation launched after victim found shot in Quitman

Authorities say the victim was found by a passerby at approximately 10:20 p.m. Sunday in an alley off of South Culpepper Street. Investigators say the victim, 29-year-old Jasmine Davis, had suffered a gunshot wound.


Family football game turns into fist fight; 2 cousins arrested

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A football game on Wednesday in Berlin turned violent when two teen-age first cousins exchanged blows, sending one to the hospital.