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Chamber of Commerce salutes local farmers

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce gave away a total of $6,400 in cash to local farmers as part of its Harvest Celebration. Held Thursday at the Family Living Building on the grounds of the Sunbelt Ag Expo, the Harvest Celebration was a “way to celebrate and honor the people involved with Colquitt County’s biggest industry,” said Tommie Beth Willis, president and CEO of the chamber.
COLQUITT COUNTY, GA
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Albany Herald

Environmental group asks FERC to assume oversight of liquid natural gas facilities

HAHIRA -- After years of trying to get the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to pay attention to economic, health, and safety issues, Suwannee Riverkeeper for the Withlacoochee, Willacoochee, Alapaha, Little, Santa Fe, and Suwannee River Watershed Coalition Inc. has asked FERC to make a rule requiring inland liquid natural gas export facilities to at least ask FERC whether it has oversight.
HAHIRA, GA
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Albany Herald

UGA plant pathologist Bob Kemerait has international impact on peanuts

TIFTON — When University of Georgia peanut pathologist Bob Kemerait does something, he does it wholeheartedly. A passionate advocate for producers both near his academic home at the University of Georgia-Tifton campus and around the world, Kemerait describes himself as “a field guy,” most comfortable among the rows detecting, diagnosing and addressing the myriad diseases and pests that threaten Georgia’s second-largest row crop.
TIFTON, GA
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Energy tips with the onset of cooler weather

THOMASVILLE – As winter arrives and cooler temperatures head our way, most residential customers will experience increases in energy usage that can translate into higher utility bills. With this in mind, the city of Thomasville encourages customers to implement easy and affordable ways to save on their energy usage now that will pay off later.
THOMASVILLE, GA

Launch of new NASA space telescope delayed after incident

BERLIN — (AP) — The European Space Agency says the launch of a new NASA telescope to replace the famed Hubble observatory is being postponed to allow experts to check the device for possible damage following an incident at its spaceport in French Guiana. The ESA said in a statement...
BERLIN, GA
Thomasville Times-Enterprise

City provides energy efficiency tips for cooler weather

THOMASVILLE — As winter arrives and cooler temperatures head our way, most residential customers will experience increases in energy usage which can translate into higher utility bills. With this in mind, the City of Thomasville encourages customers to implement easy and affordable ways to save on their energy usage now that will pay off later.
THOMASVILLE, GA

Chamber welcomes J & M Concrete

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for J & M Concrete, located in Colquitt County. J & M Concrete is a concrete business that offers construction, slabs, steps, foundations, driveways, sidewalks, and other concrete services. The business is owned by Jesus Lazaro.
MOULTRIE, GA
Tifton Gazette

City weighs solar farm standards

TIFTON — Tifton City Council weighed organizing a set of standards for solar farms during a work session last week. The standards review comes in response to increased interest in solar farms recently in the area. The city has no standards for the installation, upkeep or requirements for solar farms,...
TIFTON, GA
Tifton Gazette

State Farm agency cuts ribbon

TIFTON — After being with the company for more than five years, Cody Dixon said he is eager to get to work heading his own State Farm branch. Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce helped him celebrate the event with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Dixon's Tifton branch opened Oct. 1. At the...
TIFTON, GA
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GPC to Host Annual Farm Show in January

The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) reminds producers it’s never too early start thinking about next year’s Peanut Farm Show, which is a little more than two months away. The farm show is slated for Jan. 19-20 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. The GPC is excited to host the event again, especially after this past year’s cancellation due to COVID-19.
TIFTON, GA

Better Half Farm holds ribbon cutting

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for Better Half Farm, located in Colquitt County. Better Half Farm is owned by Kerry Griffin and is a local cut flower farm. You can reach Better Half Farm by calling 229-454-1898 between the hours of...
MOULTRIE, GA