Former Tift County sheriff Edd Walker, who served from 1973 until 1996, died this morning at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals. Look for more information on Walker's life and career in law enforcement in an article here and in Tuesday's edition of The Tifton Gazette.
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- Tift wins state title
- Bank in Alapaha robbed
- Bank robbery in Berrien Co.
- Buddy Nobles is new head Irwin County head football coach
- Woman shot at Fitzgerald Walmart
Fan Bus headed to Atlanta – Get your seat now!
A Fan Bus will be heading to Atlanta tomorrow to watch the Tift County Boys Basketball Team in action in the Final four.
Sub-freezing temperatures forecast for much of Ga.
Temperatures are headed below freezing across much of Georgia – even as far south as Americus in south Georgia – by early Thursday.
NWS: There was a 'weak' tornado
Tift County Emergency Management Agency Director Jason Jones said Friday afternoon that it has been determined that the damage near Highway 82 and Carpenter Road was caused by a “small weak tornado,” according to the National Weather Service.
Wreck causes rerouting of traffic, injuries reported
According to the Irwin County Sheriff's Office, a wreck on Highway 319 between Ocilla and Tifton has traffic detoured.
DOT crews read to treat icy roadways and bridges
Southwest Georgia DOT crews are ready for sleet and ice that may develop late tonight and into early Thursday morning.
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