• A woman reported Tuesday that after work, she arrived to her residence, located in the 1700 block of South Ridge Avenue, and noticed that her air conditioning unit was missing and that someone had been in her house and stole several items.
• A man reported Tuesday that four mowers were stolen from the business, Lasseter Implement on U.S. Highway 82 W. The stolen mowers are estimated at a value of $55,192.
TIFTON POLICE DEPT.
Marquis Antonio Milton, 23, 1113 S. Central Ave., was charged Wednesday with defective equipment, driving without insurance and driving with a suspended or revoked license.
Aracoli Ruiz, 30, 2403 Prince Ave., was charged Wednesday with driving without a license.
TIFT CO. SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Regina Ann Hunter, 38, 168 W. Jack Allen, Lot 113, was charged Wednesday with a probation violation.
Juan Carlos Popoca, 25, 817 Lindsey St., was charged Wednesday with a violation of sex offender failure to register address change.
GEORGIA STATE PATROL
Maria Ninfa Mendoza, 30, 189 Richards Drive, Enigma, was charged Wednesday with driving without a license and defective/obstructed windshields.
Angeanick Shatobie Searcy, 25, 615 Belmont Ave., was charged Wednesday with driving with a suspended or revoked license.
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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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- 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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