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Argument leads to shooting
A Tifton man has been arrested after allegedly shooting another local man in his side in the chest area, says Det. Terry Allen and Sgt. Dorminey McCrae with the Tifton Police Department.According to an incident report filed at the TPD, at approximately 9:40 p.m. Monday, Tift County 911 advised all units they received a report of a shooting at a residence in the 1100 block of South Park Avenue.
Concert in the Park to feature The Carpenters
The Carpenters will be taking the stage at noon Friday at Veterans Memorial Park as this spring’s Concert in the Park series continues.
TRMC gets top honors from Ga. Hospital Association
Tift Regional Medical Center was recently named Regional Coordinating Hospital of the Year by the Georgia Hospital Association and the Georgia Department of Public Health for its efforts in disaster preparedness.
Students to stand up against violence
Public Safety and Government teacher Gene Fandel at Eighth Street Middle School asked retired Sgt. Lester Cromer of the Tifton Police Department and Tift County Commissioner Melissa Chevers speak to ESMS students Tuesday morning in an effort to help end violence in Tift County.
Seniors celebrate in style
Senior residents at the Rehabilitation Center of South Georgia on Tift Avenue enjoyed root beer floats and wore their homemade tie dye shirts for “70s Day” Tuesday in celebration of National Nursing Home Week (May 12-18).
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Man held up at gunpoint
Local law enforcement agencies responded to several incidents over the weekend, including an armed robbery, burglaries, automobile break-ins and other incidents.
Growers get ready for FDA visit
A microbial sampling and FDA cantaloupe inspection preparatory workshop was held Friday in Tifton at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center. The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA), the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the University of Georgia hosted the event. The workshop was intended to help cantaloupe growers ready their operations for looming FDA inspections.
Chula resident honored at UGA graduation reception
Ten University of Georgia-Tifton graduates were celebrated, commended and instructed at the campus’ annual graduation reception on Saturday at the Tifton Campus Conference Center.
14 arrested in ID theft case
Tift County Sheriff Gene Scarbrough reports that the sheriff’s office Criminal Investigation Division has arrested 14 people over the past two months after extensive investigations into the crime of identity theft and other types of fraud.
Those arrested and the violations they are charged with are as follows:
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