TIFTON — All around town Christmas is in the air. There will be many events coming up to celebrate the Christmas season. Look in Friday's paper for "A Storybook Christmas" to find the dates and times and more information on these upcoming events.
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Students challenge community, leaders to ‘stop the violence’
“Keep calm and stop the violence,” “Save our streets” and “No more violence” were the words echoed by Eighth Street Middle School students early Tuesday morning as they stood in front of the school behind caution tape and orange cones, shouting and holding up signs as they waved at passing motorists who smiled and returned the gesture.
Concert in the Park: Austin Kilby to headline concert Friday
The spring Concert in the Park series will come to a close this Friday with featured local singer Austin Kilby who will perform at noon at Veterans Memorial Park.
Tifton man arrested in marijuana sting
The Mid-South Narcotics Task Force, along with the Tift County Sheriff’s Office, served a search warrant May 7 on the residence of 36-year-old Daniel Eubanks, located at 905 36th Street in Tifton. The search warrant was served as part of a joint investigation with the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office into Eubanks' marijuana distribution.
Elderly woman attacked in her residence
An elderly lady reported Friday that a man assaulted her at her home.
Northside kicks off Olympic Field Games
Northside Primary School held an opening ceremony Monday afternoon for their inaugural Olympic Field Games event, which will be ongoing all this week.
George A. Wright Award presented to Holly Hall
Holly Bailey Hall was named the 2013 recipient of the George A. Wright Memorial Award May 1 at First Baptist Church in Tifton. The event was the kickoff luncheon for Older Americans Month.
Summer AR program on track to earn 5 million points
It’s official – the Reading Capital of the World Summer Accelerated Reader (AR) program is back on track, says Mike Brumby, executive director of the Tift County Foundation for Educational Excellence.
Wreck with ambulance, TCSO vehicle leaves no injuries, one charged
A three-vehicle wreck Sunday afternoon involving an ambulance, pickup truck and a Tift County Sheriff’s Office deputy car resulted in no injuries.
Tift County Teacher of the Year: It’s an honor to be recognized for what you love to do
This year’s 2013-14 Tift County Teacher of the Year is Omega Elementary School’s very own Shonta Walker. She is also her school’s Teacher of the Year.
Risk assessment website to help tomato growers
Tomato yellow leaf curl virus has been a chronic threat to tomato production in South Georgia since the late 1990s. A University of Georgia researcher says eradicating the disease may not be possible, but they continue to help farmers select resistant varieties and manage their risks.
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