While pandemic seems to be subsiding, hurricanes may be the last thing anyone wants to consider.
In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria. And everyone went to his own town to register.
On Jan. 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, announcing that all persons held as slaves within the rebellious areas are and henceforth shall be free.
Animals are also affected by the COVID-19 pandemic but not in the ways you might think. Shelters are under stress in many of the same ways that small businesses in our community have been hit hard during this shutdown.
In a press conference Monday afternoon, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced plans to reopen everything from gyms and barbershops to restaurant dining rooms and movie theaters.
Much has been written about the Greatest Generation, usually defined as those born between 1910 and 1924, many of whom risked their lives fighting in World War II. Those that came after them look upon that generation with great admiration and gratitude for their bravery and for the sacrifice…
On Friday and Saturday, Mar. 6 and 7, BBQ grills, live music and the sounds of friends and families having fun took over Fulwood Park. The Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival was back for the seventh year and the park was jam packed with competition BBQ teams, vendors of all kinds, entertainment …
This Week's Circulars
- Man found dead on interstate in Tift
- 'Bandit' to film in Tifton, looking for extras
- Look, Up in the Sky: Reviewing South Georgia's UFO sightings
- Tift County selects Greg Williams to lead Blue Devil baseball
- Downtown Rocks: Activities return to Downtown Tifton
- Juneteenth celebrations in Tifton
- Tift woman awarded more than $250,000 in lawsuit
- Pair of Blue Devils earn Bert Jones scholarships
- High-speed chase ends in Tifton
- Food Lion hosts S.Ga. hiring event