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  • Rants & Raves - July 22

    July 21, 2014

  • abac.tif 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.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • AFRICAN DANCE 7-20.tif Mbo-Munyang National Convention begins

    July 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • KIP MOORE 7-20.tif 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.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Denham.tif 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.

    July 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • 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.

    July 18, 2014

  • 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.

    July 18, 2014

  • amin.jpg 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.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    July 17, 2014

  • 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.

    July 17, 2014

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