The Moultrie Observer
TypeWeekly newspaper
Owner(s)Carpenter Media Group
Editor(Managing) Kevin C. Hall
Headquarters25 North Main Street, Moultrie, Georgia 31768 USA
Circulation4,795 (as of 2013)[1]

The Moultrie Observer is a weekly newspaper published in Moultrie, Georgia. The paper is distributed on Wednesdays and is owned by Carpenter Media Group.


The Moultrie Observer was first published in 1894.[2] Gannett acquired the paper with its acquisition of Multimedia in 1995. Thomson acquired the paper from Gannett in 1997 and sold it to Community Newspaper Holdings in 2000.[3] The paper was sold again in May 2024 to Carpenter Media Group.[4]


  1. ^ "2013 Georgia Newspaper Directory" (PDF). Georgia Press Association. 2013-01-01. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-03-08. Retrieved 2023-05-20.
  2. ^ Ladson, Adelia (2024-03-18). "The Moultrie Observer celebrates 130 years with exhibit". Moultrie Observer. Retrieved 2024-05-25.
  3. ^ Roberts, Gene; Kunkel, Thomas; Layton, Charles, eds. (2001). Leaving Readers Behind: The Age of Corporate Newspapering. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press. ISBN 1610752325.
  4. ^ "Growing publisher buying 10 newspapers in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi". Associated Press. 2024-05-24. Retrieved 2024-05-25.