• An officer with the Tift County Sheriff’s Office reported Thursday that he responded to an alarm call at the Dixie Station located in the 2300 block of Old Ocilla Road. He reported that upon investigation, it was determined that someone gained entry through a broken window and stole $38 worth of lottery tickets.
• An officer with the TCSO reported Wednesday that a person was thrown out of a moving truck by an unknown offender. The incident occurred in the 140 block of Mt. Olive Church Road. Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to the Emergency Room to be treated, the report states.
TIFT CO. SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Kelli Amanda Dorminey, 28, 1220 Sussex Drive, Apt. B-9, was charged Thursday with driving with a suspended or revoked license and making an improper left turn.
Sancy Mae Taylor, 34, 174 Dorsey Road, Ty Ty, was charged Thursday with a probation violation.
Mitchell Nicholas Tucker, 18, 19 Joe Fletcher Road, was charged Thursday with misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
OMEGA POLICE DEPT.
Javier Francisco, 35, 21 Ferry Lake Road, was charged Thursday with speeding and driving without a 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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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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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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