TIFTON — An accident on Highway 82 at the intersection near Turner's Budget Furniture sent at least two individuals to the hospital Monday afternoon. According to witnesses, one driver was struck so hard her car spun at the intersection. Details on the accident were unavailable at press time.
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Barr wins BOE seat over Golden
Tuesday's primary runoff election proved to be a close one for the local Tift County Board of Education District 4 race between Keith Barr and Richard Golden. Barr took the overall win with 511 votes (53.23 percent). Golden garnered 449 votes (46.77 percent).
Melton takes top spot in Tifton Idol
American Idol auditions were held again in Tifton with local singer Precious Melton, 18, taking the win and the honor of being called this year's "Tifton Idol."
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Runoff primary to decide nominations for Congress
The retirement of Republican U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss set off a political game of musical chairs that will be partially settled with Tuesday's runoff election.
Primary runoff for Ga. schools post, Congress
Georgia voters will soon decide 21 primary runoff elections, including nominations for Congress and the statewide superintendent's post.
Federal appeals court deals blow to health law
A federal appeals court delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, potentially derailing billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.
Voters to choose: Barr or Golden
Voters in Tift County will decide today who gets the District 4 spot on the Tift County Board of Education – the only local election in today’s runoff race.
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City Council to consider updated downtown parking ordinance
A new parking ordinance, among several other items, was discussed at Thursday's City Council workshop/called meeting.
"We've been working with this parking ordinance since 1990," said Police Chief Buddy Dowdy. "I actually got involved in it in 2012."
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