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Matt Crews named Colquitt County Packer baseball coach  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE – Matt Crews knows about the proverbial big shoes. He is leaning on time spent with one Hall of Fame high school baseball coach in easing his ...



Bookkeeper wins award from Colquitt County Schools | Ga Fl News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Colquitt County School System honored a bookkeeper in the Support Services department with the annual BRAVO Award on Thursday.



School, health officials watch temps as heat wave expected  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Forecasters say the high temperatures will climb heading through the weekend, but Colquitt County High School officials don't expect them to ...



Georgia's highest-paid high school football coach stayed employed despite a decade of abuse, misconduct allegations  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

First Coast News has obtained records that show Coach Rush Propst's problems began a decade before he was fired, from the moment he set foot on campus.



Kiwanis Club presents scholarships  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Kiwanis Club of Moultrie recently honored three local scholarship winners who have shown excellence in extracurricular activities, ...



JCI presents donation to CCHS  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Jack Loyd and Ashby Autry of JCI Contractors presented a check to the Colquitt County High School Construction Technology program from ...



CCHS honors top students | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County High School held two Honors Night events Thursday, May 2, to recognize top students among seniors and underclassmen.



Ponder to lead revival next week | Lifestyles  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Norman Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Moultrie invites the public to its annual revival *service* at 7 p.m. May 28-30.



Schools to offer summer meals | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Colquitt County School Nutrition Department will offer the Seamless Summer Feeding Program (breakfast and lunch) to all children in ...



VIDEO: Colquitt vs. Etowah playoff soccer | Local Sports  Moultrie Observer

Colquitt County soccer forward Pedro Luna attacks the goal early in Wednesday's second half vs. Etowah.



Three boys arrested after fight at CCHS  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Three Colquitt County High School students were arrested on Wednesday after deputies broke up a fight in the campus courtyard.



Federated Guild presents scholarships | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie Federated Guild presented academic scholarships at the 71st Spring Celebration. Receiving Non-Traditional Scholarships are ...



Crime Reports for April 30, 2019 | Local News  Moultrie Observer

Arrests. Moultrie Police. • Enoch Squires, 92, 273 Seminole Drive, was charged Friday with DUI. • Osmal Fernando Lopez, 21, of Thomasville, was charged ...



Moultrians receive GFB Scholarships for Agriculture | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MACON, Ga. – Kirk Beacham and Morgan Hart of Moultrie are recipients of the 2019 Georgia Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture Scholarships. Beacham ...



County proposes raises in upcoming budget | Ga Fl News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A proposed Colquitt County budget would add nine employees to the payroll, allow for a 4.5 percent raise for employees and still come in at ...



Canning plant to open May 15  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The canning plant located at the old Colquitt County High School will open on May 15 with operating hours from 7 a.m. to noon. The plant ...



Former astronaut to keynote Boys and Girls Club Founders Banquet  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The doors of the Moultrie-Colquitt County Boys and Girls Club opened up in 2009, a year after the economic recession, and after ten years ...



Recent fights at Colquitt County High catch community's attention  WCTV

Arguments that start over social media are ending at Colquitt County High School, according to school resource officers. Now, city leaders are calling for an end ...



Substance labeled 'fentanyl' found during police search | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A Colquitt County man was arrested on Tuesday after police found suspected opioid medication not prescribed to him when officers made a ...



Bundy, Purvis win regional honors in writing competition  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Two Colquitt County students were recently named regional winners in the 2019 Young Georgia Authors writing competition.



Colquitt County schools to close for championship game; superintendent cites lack of bus drivers  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Colquitt County School System has announced the closing of schools Dec. 12 and 13 due to the 7A State Championship Football Game.



String of fights at CCHS draws concern from councilman  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Just minutes after a video of a fight at Colquitt County High School was posted online, a Moultrie city councilman and pastor called for “strong ...



Deputy blames school fight on social media drama  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Sniping between girls on social media erupted Friday into a melee at Colquitt County High School involving 10 students, with video of the ...



Colquitt County High School sponsors blood drive  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County High School's Health Occupation Students of America chapter held a blood drive Thursday at the school.



Hopes running high for changes at Humane Society  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Supporters of reorganizing Colquitt County's animal shelter hope the change will reduce the number of animals coming in and ultimately the ...



Eli Whitaker named STAR Student at CCHS | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A student who took every Latin class Colquitt County High School offers was named STAR Student Thursday at the weekly meeting of the ...



Hose to speak at Men's Day Sunday | Lifestyles  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — On Sunday, May 5, at 3 p.m., the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church family and its pastor, the Rev. Alfred Jones, will host its annual Men's ...



Three girls charged after fight at CCHS | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A Thursday morning fight in the Colquitt County High School cafeteria resulted in the arrests of three teen-age girls.



Colquitt County school board hires Justin Rogers as new head football coach  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The wait is over for the Packer faithful. The Colquitt County Board of Education has hired a new head football coach.



CCHS choir to sing at the Vatican  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. – When Travis Kern was setting up a trip to Italy for the Colquitt County High A Cappella Choir, he asked the tour guide to see if there.



Colquitt County head football coach placed on administrative leave  WCTV

Colquitt County High School head football coach Rush Propst has been suspended with pay pending an investigation, according to Superintendent Doug ...



Colquitt County graduation rate dips | Ga Fl News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Georgia's high school graduation rate rose in 2018, while Colquitt County's rate slipped. Combined, the two changes mean the county's rate ...



VIDEO: Police train for active shooter | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — When gunshots sounded on Tuesday at a Colquitt County school campus during a police training drill some of the neighbors did what ...



Police say Colquitt County teen threatened to shoot up preschool  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. -- A Moultrie teen-ager has been jailed after police connected him to the phone used at to make an online threat to stage a mass shooting at a.



Sheriff, school officials to discuss fights  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Recent fights at Colquitt County High School have caught the attention of the community, including elected officials who are determined to ...



CCHS musical 'Tarzan' this weekend | Lifestyles  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County High School Choral Department and Tempo Club will present Disney's “Tarzan The Musical.” Performances will be at 8 p.m. ...



Legendary high school football coach Rush Propst fired after investigation into 'personnel issues'  USA TODAY High School Sports

Propst, made famous by MTV's Two-a-Days, was fired by Super 25 contender Colquitt County (Ga.) High School at a board meeting Thursday.



Colquitt Co. HS student arrested for threatening to shoot up preschool  WTXL ABC 27

MOULTRIE, GA (WTXL) - A 16-year-old student at Colquitt County High School has been arrested after threatening to carry out a shooting spree at a preschool.



Football signing day at Colquitt County High | Local Sports  Moultrie Observer

Wednesday is the first day of the early college signing period for high school football players, and at Colquitt County High four Packers put their names on the ...



High School Football Coach Rush Propst Fired For Allegedly Giving Pills To Players, Among Other Things  Deadspin

Colquitt County (Georgia) High School football coach Rush Propst has been fired after 11 successful seasons, following an investigation which determined that ...



Sons of the American Legion post receives national charter  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Sons of the American Legion (SAL) Squadron 324 Commander Pierce Horton, Sons & Post Senior Vice Commander Geoffrey Martin ...



High school football coach Rush Propst fired by Colquitt County  247Sports

The Colquitt County Board of Education announced Thursday that Colquitt County High School (Moultrie, Ga.) football coach Rush Propst had been relieved of ...



Former Packers suggest Knotts for head coach  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. – It has been almost two weeks since former Colquitt County High School head football coach Rush Propst was relieved of his coaching duties.



Kahleah Anderson crowned homecoming queen | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County High School crowned Kahleah Anderson as its 2018 homecoming queen Friday night during the Packers football game.



Colquitt County bands shine at competition | Ga Fl News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Colquitt County director of bands Liz Savage believes that once one creates quality, quantity will follow. After strong performances at the ...



New charter school plans to start classes in July 2019  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — During last week's Colquitt County Board of Education meeting the board approved Coastal Plains Charter High School as the next school in ...



CCHS band steadily improving | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Colquitt County High School band has transitioned into incorporating eight graders.



Moultrie Observer: Propst investigation cites pill incidents, dishonesty, insubordination  WALB

MOULTRIE, GA (Moultrie Observer/Wayne Grandy) - An investigation by Colquitt County School Superintendent Doug Howell determined Rush Propst violated ...



Howell: No fighting will be tolerated at schools  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. —As students returned from spring break this week, parents remained concerned about a pair of fights at Colquitt County High School the last ...



Colquitt County FFA'er is national champion | Ga Fl News  Moultrie Observer

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Colquitt County High School FFA proudly sent 16 members and three advisors to represent the chapter at the 91st annual FFA National ...



Colquitt record eight wrestlers going to GHSA 7A finals  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE – A Colquitt County High school record eight wrestlers are on their way to the GHSA 7A traditional championships that begin today at the Macon ...



Legendary high school football coach Rush Propst suspended for 'personnel issues'  USA TODAY High School Sports

Rush Propst, the legendary high school football coach immortalized in the former MTV series Two a Days, has been suspended from his role as the head ...



Doerun educator wins Teacher of the Year award  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A third grade teacher in her 12th year of teaching will represent the Colquitt County School System as its Teacher of the Year.



Colquitt County 42, Trinity 14 | High School Football  STLtoday.com

The Trinity Titans play before a full house during a football game against Colquitt County High School on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at Mack Tharpe Stadium in ...



Schools set open house dates | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Open House schedule for Colquitt County Schools for the 2018-2019 School Year has been set.



CCHS Choir to Perform at Vatican  ValdostaToday.com

The Colquitt Co. High School a capella choir will be performing at the Vatican during their summer trip to Italy on June 3, 2019.



Active shooter training Tuesday at C.A. Gray Junior High School  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Residents in Northwest Moultrie may hear the occasional bang of gunshots and see large numbers of officers Tuesday as police conduct ...



Colquitt County Packer wrestling still in growing stages  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE – It's not for a lack of ability or work. Colquitt County High wrestling coach Benjy Scarbor isn't promising a big surprise at the GHSA state duals in ...



The case against high school football coaching legend Rush Propst leaked, and it's extensive  USA TODAY High School Sports

Rush Propst may have had the benefit of MTV Two-a-Days and seven state titles, but he had at four major violations to defend against, too.



FCCLA'ers to compete at state competition  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The following members of the Colquitt County High School FCCLA competed at FCCLA Region competition on Feb. 9 and won region: Lana ...



New UGA scholarship for Colquitt County graduates - UGA  UGA Today

An idea fostered during a 50th high school reunion is now a permanent legacy that will benefit future generations in south Georgia's Colquitt County. It was at the ...



A new look for CCHS marching band | Local News  Moultrie Observer

NORMAN PARK, Ga. — The Colquitt County High School band has been working all summer to prepare for the upcoming season.



Colquitt County trio to appear on TV show  Moultrie Observer

ATLANTA — Three Colquitt County natives will be on an episode of “The Resident” Monday night.



Robotics team heading to state in first year  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County High School in the past year has launched two new programs that pit Packers against other schools in high-tech ...



Concerned citizens address school board following mass shooting threat  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — More than a week after a Moultrie teenager was arrested in connection with a threat of a mass shooting, concerned parents and county ...



Colquitt County 45, Tift County 7 | Ga Fl News  Moultrie Observer

TIFTON – Take your pick on what was more impressive.



Investigation cites pills, back taxes, insubordination against Propst  Times-Enterprise

MOULTRIE, Ga. — An investigation by Colquitt County School Superintendent Doug Howell determined Rush Propst violated five standards of the Georgia ...



Colquitt County School System names 12 to leadership positions  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County School System recently announced the following administrative promotions. “We are excited to have the experience and ...



Schools announce new pre-K director, assistant principal  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County School System announced the filling of two more leadership positions about two weeks before classes begin.



School board names new CCHS principal | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Clifford “Jamie” Dixon has been named Colquitt County High School principal and will take the reins on July 1, 2018. Dixon replaces retiring ...



Colquitt County Sports Hall of Fame Series: Brian Knighton, the epitome of a scholar-athlete  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE – Brian Knighton holds the Colquitt County High football team's record for the longest run from scrimmage, 98 yards.



Colquitt County Sports Hall of Fame series: Amy Paine Hines  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE – It isn't rare for high school athletes to participate in – and excel in – two sports. But it is somewhat rare, however, when those two sports are.



Colquitt County offensive front, even with lineup shuffles, gets the job done  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE – So, even if you are No. 1 in the state, you are going to play the No. 3 Class 7A football team on its home turf, and you.



HBO films CCHS E-Sports team  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Colquitt County E-Sports team continues to attract attention from all over, as they have been selected to be a part of HBO's Vice News ...



Rush Propst statement reiterates that allegations against him are false  Moultrie Observer

Former Colquitt County coach Rush Propst issued a statement Friday afternoon about the investigation that led the Colquitt County Board of Education to relieve ...



Stadium Arms Race: Propst pushes better facilities | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Not long after he took over the Colquitt County football program in 2008, head coach Rush Propst encouraged the community to spend more ...



Leadership Colquitt County seeks 2018-19 applicants | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce's Workforce Development Committee is now accepting applications for youth and adults ...



Three charged in assault at Packer Park  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Three teen-agers arrested Thursday remain in jail on assault charges in a Feb. 27 attack after hours at the Colquitt County High School ...



CCHS band gets ready for competition season  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — As Colquitt County High football players are getting ready for homecoming Friday and the start of region games Oct. 12, their colleagues in ...



Moultrie Coach Propst Suspended  ValdostaToday.com

Colquitt High School Packers head football coach Rush Propst has been suspended with pay pending an internal investigation into personnel issues.



E-Sports team looks to level up | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — It has been over a month since the Colquitt County school board announced the creation of the school system's first-ever eSports team.



Police train for active shooter | Ga Fl News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — When gunshots sounded on Tuesday at a Colquitt County school campus during a police training drill some of the neighbors did what ...



Colquitt County Packers softball on 'quick pace' to take Region 1  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE – It took a while for it to get here, but if you blink, you just might miss the entire 2018 softball season. That's the idea, anyway, to pick up the pace of ...



Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Colquitt County, Georgia | Local News  Moultrie Observer

From 8:07pm EST, Sun Mar 3 until 8:45pm EST, Sun Mar 3.



Partial demolition of old CCHS continues | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Demolition of part of the old Colquitt County High School began before school let out in May, and it's continuing on schedule to be finished in ...



Annual Market Hog Show results | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Annual Colquitt County Market Hog Show was held Dec. 4 at the Colquitt County Agriculture Complex. 4-H and FFA members from ...



CCHS HONORS NIGHT: Community helps students through scholarships  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The faculty, staff, and administration of Colquitt County High School encourage their students to pursue post-secondary education. This view ...



Harden maturing at quarterback; Propst wants better 3rd quarters  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE – Any doubts about whether Jaycee Harden can play quarterback for the Colquitt County High Packers in their pursuit of head coach Rush Propst's ...



Moultrie-Colquitt drug team finds meth lab  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE – With so much cheap and pure product flooding the market, it's a rare day when law enforcement officers run across an actual meth lab.



Bus driver reports attack on student  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A Colquitt County student was arrested on Wednesday after a bus driver reported seeing him slap and spit on another student while the ...



Education conference to return to Moultrie  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The South Georgia MTSS (Multi-Tiered System of Supports) will return to Moultrie on May 29, 2019 for the second year in a row and will be ...



CCHS shows off new facility | Local News  Moultrie Observer

NORMAN PARK, Ga. — Colquitt County High School held an open house Sunday at its new multipurpose facility.



CCHS nursing assistant students receive pins | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — On May 23 the Healthcare Science Department at Colquitt County High School held a pinning ceremony for 21 Certified Nursing Assistant ...



FFA celebrates 50th anniversary of women's inclusion | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — FFA (Future Farmers of America) has been a part of American tradition and heritage for more than 90 years. Today FFA is among the largest ...



Colquitt County students perform in honor bands | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Students from Colquitt County High School and C.A. Gray Junior High recently participated in the Georgia Music Educators Association ...



Colquitt County impressive in winning state finals rematch with North Gwinnett  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Ty Leggett scored five touchdowns with nearly 200 total yards. Jay Ward intercepted two passes in helping his defensive teammates hold North Gwinnett to just ...



CCHS celebrates girls, women in sports | Local News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Sue Youngblood, Colquitt County High School cheerleading coach, spoke at the celebratory National Girls and Women in Sports Day early ...



Attorneys still fighting to prevent Peacock's statements from being used in trial  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Attorneys in a capital murder case continued wrangling on Tuesday over part of a statement given to police in the days following the 2016 ...



Law enforcement trains at Colquitt County High School for active shooter incident  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — In one of those “prepare for the worst and hope for the best” scenarios, law enforcement officers trained to take out bad guys for the second ...



New tight ends coach brings near 3 decades to Colquitt County High staff  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE – Several times, Rush Propst tried and tried to get somebody he liked, whom he thought knew how to coach the game of high school football, as part ...



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