TIFTON — Third grade students from Annie Belle Clark, Northside and G.O. Bailey primary schools toured downtown Tifton Wednesday morning as part of National Preservation Month, hosted by the Tift County Main Street Program. The event was also a thank you for all who assisted with the third grade CRCT preparation and testing. Tour sites included the Tift Theatre, Bank of America, First Community Bank, Tift County Public Library, Tifton Museum of Arts & Heritage, Tift County Administration Building, Tifton Terminal Railway Museum, Veterans Memorial Park and Fulwood Park. Tour guides included Julie Smith, City Council and Advantage Realty; Dan Sutton, The Tifton Gazette; Darien Peavey, YMCA; Miles Drummond, Tift County Extension; MiKayla Roberson, Tift County 4-H; Tambra Griffin, Griffin's Work Ethics Program & More; Danny Wallace, Tifton-Tift County Fire Department; and J.J. Jackson, Martha Black and Lequrica Gaskins, Tift County Main Street Program. The group shown here is at Bank of America, where they were told about the building and its daily operations, and allowed a peek into the vault.
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La Fiesta del Pueblo planned for Sept. 27
Authentic food, festive music, traditional dances, arts and crafts and a children's carnival are part of the annual La Fiesta del Pueblo, the biggest celebration of Hispanic culture in south Georgia. The festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 27 at Fulwood Park.Continued ...
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The 2014 Tift County Lady Devils volleyball team. Summer Bennett, Chat Butts, Carolina Carter, Kaleigh Hobby, Molly Jones, Savannah Kendrick, Mariena McCullough, Dail Adaway, Vanity Golson, Alex Miller, Taylor Nimmo, Amanda Riddle, Logan Seeman, Taylor Cross, Karina Delgado, Audrey McElhaney, Madison Spivey, Julianna Cross and Olivia Thomas Assistants are Dana Fletcher and Chance Benson. Head coach is Courtney Mitchell.
Volleyball returns for 2nd season at TCHS
Volleyball has just entered its second year at Tift County High and the squad's new coach believes the team will do well.
Courtney Mitchell decided to take the position over the summer after previous coach Lori Greene left. Mitchell, in her first ever head coaching job, said "it's been a learning experience, an exciting one and I have a great group of girls."
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