TIFTON — Rain is on the ground and above the ground in the backyard of this home in Irwinville Monday. There were reports of over five inches in Irwinville, and of nearly four inches in Worth County. On the Coastal Plain Experiment Station website, a total of 2.9 inches of rain were reported in Tift County. Other residents did report over three inches in other parts of Tift County, however. Also on the Coastal Plain website, there was also a report of sustained winds of 27.4 mph at 12:05 a.m. Monday. The forecast is for even more rain today.
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Crash near Irwinville takes the life of one, injures two others
According to a report from Ben Hill County Sheriff Bobby McLemore, one person has been killed and two others injured on Highway 125, near Irwinville.
Tifton man killed in Sunday night crash
A Tifton man was killed in a single vehicle traffic crash Sunday night near Chula, says Senior Trooper S.P. Jenkins with the Georgia State Patrol Post 13.
Ga. avoids freezing rain, but flood threat remains
Temperatures remained above freezing in most of Georgia early Tuesday, sparing residents from treacherous ice.
Storm threatens holiday travel in east
Snow and ice are forecast for the northeast of the country as a deadly storm that started on the West Coast last week gathers steam Tuesday and powers toward the East in time for Thanksgiving.
Former Tifton resident found dead in Augusta
The body of former Tifton resident Dr. Charles Mann III was found Saturday in Augusta, and the suspect is in the Richmond County Jail.
Ga. unemployment rate 8.1 percent in October
Georgia Department of Labor officials say the state's unemployment rate dropped to 8.1 percent in October.
Melissa now a tropical storm in north Atlantic
Melissa has transitioned to a tropical storm as it moves rapidly over the north Atlantic.
High speed crash results in two deaths
According to reports, at least two people are dead following a high-speed chase in Nashville.
Sex sting nets numerous arrests
If you advertise it, they will come. At least, apparently, if that "it" happens to be sex.
An undercover sting operation carried out by a small-town police force brought in alleged "Johns" from an area that stretched from Albany to Tifton to Valdosta to Moultrie.
Bomb threat at TCHS
The Tift County Board of Education has released the following information regarding a bomb threat at Tift County High School. We are working on the story and will bring you details as soon as they are available.
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