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- Rants & Raves - July 22
ABAC named Best Value School
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College has been designated a Best Value School by University Research & Review. ABAC is the only college in the state to receive this distinction.
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Sign honoring Moore unveiled
Family and friends attended the official unveiling of the sign honoring Tifton native and country music artist Kip Moore.
The Tifton-Tift County Tourism Association sponsored eight signs leading into the city that proclaim Tifton as Moore's hometown.
BOE votes to increase millage rate
The Tift County Board of Education approved its millage rate increase of 17.964 mills in a special called board meeting, following their final public hearing that was held at noon Thursday.
During the hearing, the board heard from citizens Jack Perry and Darrell Denham, who both spoke against the 3 mill increase.
In Ga. Sen., voters weigh experience vs. outsider
Former CEO David Perdue has hammered Rep. Jack Kingston as a business-as-usual politician the race for Georgia's open Senate seat, offering himself as an outsider with the business sense needed to end the frequent stalemates in Washington.
Old Dixie Highway sign is marker to road history
A remnant of an important part of Georgia history sits at the intersection of Houston Road and U.S. 41.
Ed Jackson will tell you it's the state's best-kept secret.
Arrests continue in gambling sweep
Local arrests continue for commercial gambling with another individual appearing in Thursday's reports from the Tift County Sheriff's Office.
Three juveniles detained after report of trespassing
Trespassing on a property that's being remodeled led to three juveniles being detained and the arrest of a fourth offender.
According to an incident report filed at the Tifton Police Department, Officer Lynn McCulley reported Tuesday night that available units were sent to Clint Circle for a burglary in progress. The complainant reported that some subjects entered the home.
Annual Back to School Rally set for July 26
The first day of school is quickly approaching, but before starting a new year, students can take advantage of the third annual Stay in School Rally July 26.
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