9 hrs ago
Melton takes top spot in Tifton Idol
American Idol auditions were held again in Tifton with local singer Precious Melton, 18, taking the win and the honor of being called this year's "Tifton Idol."
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19 hrs ago
Rants & Raves - July 23
Thank you so much for running "Seeds from the Sower," "In Touch: With Dr. Charles Stanley, and "Today's Inspirational Thought."
Mon Jul 21, 2014
City Council to consider updated downtown parking ordinance
A new parking ordinance, among several other items, was discussed at Thursday's City Council workshop/called meeting.
Kip Moore Speaks Remotely At Hometown Sign Unveiling
Kip Moore is letting his hometown know it means a lot to him to be honored with new road signs.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Sign honoring Moore unveiled
Family and friends attended the official unveiling of the sign honoring Tifton native and country music artist Kip Moore.
Mbo-Munyang National Convention begins
Attendees to the Mbo-Munyang National Convention Friday night at the Tift Theatre enjoyed traditional dances by Nuestro Folklore Mexican Dance Group, J.J. African American Dance Exhibition Group and the Tifton Housing Authority Dance Group, as well as an African fashion show.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Meetings Etc. - July 18
The Downtown Development Authority will meet July 22, 2014 at noon at the Welcome Station, located at 504 Main Street in Tifton.
Mattie's Call: Missing Woman, 77, Found Safe in Tifton
Updated, Friday, 9:15 a.m.: Gwinnett Police reports that Shirley Ingall was found Thursday night in Tifton, Ga.
Three juveniles detained after report of trespassing
Trespassing on a property that's being remodeled led to three juveniles being detained and the arrest of a fourth offender.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Students aid the work on the UGA Tifton Campus
Student worker Emily Jackson holds up her sweeping net to show a stinkbug after sweeping for bugs at the UGA Ponder Farm in Tifton.
Yellow Bud Disease Yellow bud disease impact felt just in Georgia. Published July 17, 2014
Georgia is the only state that produces sweet Vidalia onions. It's also the only state where onion farmers are tackling a new disease - yellow bud.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Fundraiser set for Saturday to benefit local woman
If you're out and about on Saturday and you're looking for some good food, good music and a good cause, stop by Crossroads Choppers on U.S. Highway 82 West in Tifton.
Fans no longer available
The last of the fan donations! Benny Newbern and Keith Burgess with the city of Tifton delivered these fans Wednesday collected during the Downtown Tifton Farmers Market last Saturday.
Watermelon Crop Dry weather results in low disease pressure for watermelons Published July 16, 2014
Good yields, reasonable prices early in the season and low disease pressure has Georgia's watermelon crop producing sweet results, says one University of Georgia vegetable horticulturist.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
3 more gambling arrests made in Tift
Three more arrests have been made in connection with the July 7th commercial gambling case.
New Dollar General coming
The old motel and beverage shop next to the Lamplighter Pub on Highway 41 North is in the process of being torn down, which will be replaced with a new mid-size Dollar General.
Police Report for July 15
TIFTON POLICE DEPT. Richard Michael Busbin, 36, 189 Waterloo-Rebecca Highway, Chula, was charged Thursday with DUI.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Mary Ellen McCard
Funeral services for Mary Ellen McCard, 69, of Ashburn will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at New Hope Baptist Church.
Former Ty Ty principal turns 100
Winona Powell celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday at Maple Court with family and friends.