TIFTON — Due to concerns about the COVID-19 outbreak, the following events have been cancelled:
• Tift County Special Olympics.
• Downtown Tifton Spring Fling.
• Calico Arts and Crafts Festival, Moultrie.
• Leroy Rogers Senior Center events, including church services, meetings and classes.
• Georgia Pecan Growers Conference.
• Community Care Day.
• Fire Ant Festival, Ashburn.
• Wild Chicken Festival, Fitzgerald.
• “The Calendar Girls” play at the Tift Theatre.
• Tift County Recreation Department events, classes, athletics, etc.
• Walk to End Alzheimer’s Kickoff Party.
• Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cuttings and meetings.
• Tifton-Tift County Public Library children and teen programs.
• Will Graham Tiftarea Celebration.
The following schools have suspended classes, events and athletics for at least the next two weeks:
• Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
• Southern Regional Technical College.
• UGA Tifton Campus.
• Tift County School System.
• Tiftarea Academy.
• Berrien County School System.
• Colquitt County School System.
• Cook County School System.
• Irwin County School System.
• Turner County School System.
• Worth County School System.
Church Services, Events, Gatherings
• First Baptist Tifton (will broadcast and livestream worship).
• Journey Church (will livestream worship).
• Northside Baptist Church (livestreaming on Facebook Live).
Updated information about COVID-19 in Georgia may be found on the Georgia Department of Public Health’s website at https://dph.georgia.gov/georgia-department-public-health-covid-19-daily-status-report.
This list will be updated as more closings and cancellations are announced.