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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).
- Police report for May 14
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:
- Police report for May 12
Tift County Sheriff's Office investigating missing persons case
The Tift County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into a missing person report on Crystal Lynne Wiler Hendrix.
Tift Regional: Cardiac rehab vital to recovery from heart surgeries
Just as diet and exercise can help curb the risk of heart disease, heart attacks and stroke before a catastrophic coronary episode occurs, the proper diet and rehabilitation exercises after heart surgery have proven to be no less vital for having a long and fruitful life.
Tift County students recognized
At Tuesday night’s Tift County Board of Education work session, several groups of students were recognized for their hard work and accomplishments.
Dr. Tonja Tift, adviser of the high school debate team, was proud to recognize and introduce her students for all of the work they have done this year and for the last four years. She noted that the team has attended more than 25 tournaments over the course of four years and have received championships.
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