• An employee with JC Penney was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly stole a little over $600 total from the cash register on several different days in late March and early April. The report states that the offender allegedly apologized and stated that she wanted to repay the business. Julie Sauls, 40, 271 Mark Lane, Moultrie, was charged with theft by taking.
• A man reported Wednesday that someone entered his rental property located in the 300 block of Old Brookfield Road and took a 3 1/2-feet piece of copper water line valued at $10. The damage is estimated at $5,000.
TIFTON POLICE DEPT.
Renata Denise Belmer, 32, 104 Sunset Drive, Fitzgerald, was charged Tuesday with theft by deception.
Mary Carridine, 44, 1108 S. College St., was charged Wednesday with driving with a suspended or revoked license.
Brandy Cornish, 32, 220 Sumner Road, Enigma, was charged Wednesday with theft by shoplifting.
William Anthony Davis, 33, 120 N. Cleveland Ave., Adel, was charged Thursday with theft by taking and theft by receiving stolen property.
Emily Michelle Timmons, 31, was charged Wednesday with theft by shoplifting.
Andrew Lawrence Webb, 25, 192 Sumner Road, Enigma, was charged Wednesday with theft by shoplifting.
TIFT CO. SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Brian Bernard Blackmon, 23, 4977 Union Road, Lot 46, was charged Wednesday with a probation violation.
Harry Lee Lamb, 62, 2904 James Ave., was charged Wednesday with a probation violation.
Renea Nicole Mullis, 20, 302 Ga. Highway 125 S., was charged Wednesday with theft by taking.
Edwin Wayne Robinson, 59, 4012 Martin Ave., was charged Wednesday with a probation violation.
GEORGIA STATE PATROL
Christopher H. McMillian, 40, 953 Hobbs-Walker Road, Enigma, was charged Wednesday with driving with a suspended or revoked license.
OMEGA POLICE DEPT.
Maria Nunez, 38, P.O. Box 715, Omega, was charged Wednesday with driving without a license.
Udiel Rodriguez, 27, P.O. Box 715, Omega, was charged Wednesday with failure of duty of driver to stop at or return to the scene of an accident and permitting an unlicensed person to drive.
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County millage rate remains same
Tift County Commissioners voted unanimously in a called meeting Tuesday to keep the millage rate set at 12.183 for both incorporated and unincorporated areas of the county.Continued ...
The rate was set at .312 mills for the Special Services Tax District, which includes Ty Ty and Omega.
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- Gazette captures GPA Awards
- Fitzgerald juvenile on the loose
- Man airlifted in Ocilla after being trapped in silo
- County millage rate remains same
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The southern half of the 1962 Class AA girls state hoops tournament was played in Fitzgerald, despite Fitzgerald having dropped their girls program in 1957.
Girls basketball had long road to equality
When Georgia decided in 1945 to play a girls state basketball tournament, Macon Telegraph writer Sam Glassman was in favor, writing that the district tournaments that had always been held were just as strenuous. Days later, though, he wondered about the mental strain it was causing the players.
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- TCRD hosting pair of hardball tournaments
- Future Devils learn the ropes at ESMS
- Tidal Wave takes third triumph at Georgia Games
- Girls basketball had long road to equality
Southern problems...some folks got’em
I was able to take a trip down to Tampa this past weekend with my mom to see my niece in her dance recital.We didn’t get to see her dance in her recital. She kept saying she was sick, and we all kept saying, “You’ll be OK...it’s just nerves.”
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