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With the upcoming expansion of Georgia COVID-19 vaccinations to groups including K-12 teachers, we think it is important to try and put our current vaccination numbers (as of 3/1/2021) in perspective for the public and specifically for Tift County.


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The federalist structure of our nation allows for varying levels of government with each having their own unique roles and responsibilities. Our founding fathers enshrined this very concept in our Constitution and it has, for the most part, been adhered to.

We would like to thank everyone who packed a shoebox, donated money for shipping a shoebox, or volunteered at a drop off location or collection center in the Lower East Georgia area this year.

The United States State Department has an official list of groups from around the world that are designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations. Groups like the Palestinian Liberation Front, al-Qa’ida, al-Shabaab, and Boko-Haram are just a few.

“If it is given me to save a life, all thanks. But it may also be within my power to take a life; this awesome responsibility must be faced with great humbleness and awareness of my own frailty.” – Modern Hippocratic Oath, Louis Lasagna

Travel and tourism are major contributors to our local economy and this week is National Travel and Tourism Week. The goal of this week’s campaign is to create a greater appreciation and awareness of travel and tourism’s impact on our local, state and national economy.

At the dawn of civilization the people of ancient Mesopotamia began to fortify their communities to safeguard themselves from their enemies. A few thousand years later, the Chinese would begin constructing what would become known as The Great Wall for protection against invaders from the Eur…

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