•  ABAC Exhibit To Commemorate Moon Landing, Life In South Georgia A Half Century Ago
    by Lynn Manley on July 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    Visitors to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College’s Ga. Museum of Agriculture may take “one small step” on July 20 when an exhibit opens in the Museum Gallery focusing on the first moon landing 50 years ago.   ABAC Curator Polly Huff said a letter to students from ABAC President Clyde Driggers in 1969 prompted the exhibit.  “My...Continue Reading […]

  • Tifton Tourism Accepting Grant Proposals
    by Lynn Manley on July 3, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    The Tifton-Tift County Tourism Association is now accepting grant proposals under the Community Partners Program to financially assist projects, events and conferences that bring more visitors to Tifton and Tift County.   Proposals are limited to two typed pages with a maximum of five pages of supporting materials.   During the past 26 years, the Tifton-Tift County...Continue Reading […]

  • Protect yourself and others from “Crypto” this summer
    on July 3, 2019 at 8:38 am

    Summer break means swimming! While it might not be fun to think about, it is important to remember that swimming might be a fun way to relax on a hot day but it also means you are encountering other people’s germs. One of the most dangerous germs you can encounter while swimming is Crypto. Crypto, […] (Feed generated with FetchRSS) […]

  • South Health District receives funding to improve pregnancy outcomes, reduce infant mortality
    on June 21, 2019 at 1:09 pm

    LOWNDES, ECHOLS and BROOKS COUNTY – The Georgia Department of Public Health was awarded funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) through its Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health.  These funds will support the Georgia Strong Families Program (GSP) that will be implemented in South Health District (Valdosta District) and the […] (Feed generated with FetchRSS) […]

  • Weekend’s with Lynn
    by Lynn Manley on June 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    Well here we are at the beginning of a new week and I can already tell you there is so much to look forward to for the weekend.  You will want to go ahead and get your calendar out and start making plans. Friday is The Longest Day for the Alzheimer’s Association.  While there is...Continue Reading […]

  • Tifton Native Graduates High School With Honors, Accepted Into UCLA at 14
    by Lynn Manley on June 19, 2019 at 2:32 pm

    Tifton native Caitlin Carmichael graduated from high school last week in Los Angeles at the age of 14 and has been accepted to UCLA in the fall – one of the youngest students ever admitted to the University of California at Los Angeles.  Caitlin, an actress who has been acting since she was three years...Continue Reading […]

  • Wiregrass Freedom Festival Scheduled For June 29
    by Lynn Manley on June 13, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    The Wiregrass Freedom Festival is set for June 29 at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village in Tifton.  The 1914 Vulcan steam train will offer rides while games and contests will be representative of the Wiregrass region during the early 20th century. Among activities will be traditional baseball, watermelon seed spitting, fishing with...Continue Reading […]

  • Summer Heat Comes Early For Georgia Farmers
    by Lynn Manley on June 6, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    With Georgia’s temperatures rising and little to no rain, farmers are facing mid-summer type of conditions early.  Georgia’s cotton producers are in the middle of planting this year’s crop, says Jared Whitaker, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension cotton agronomist.  “Cotton is going to be the most sensitive crop to these types of conditions just because...Continue Reading […]

  • Financial Audits RFP
    on May 29, 2019 at 9:00 am

    To view the RFP on financial audits, click here. (Feed generated with FetchRSS) […]

  • Community Care Day Set March 9
    by Lynn Manley on March 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    The annual Community Care Day featuring free resources in the areas of health, fitness, safety, and disability information will be 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, March 9 at the Tift County Recreation Department. Community Care Day is sponsored by ABAC, the Jay Deason Fund, Tift County Recreation Department, Tift Regional Health System, Tift County Health Department, Tift County...Continue Reading […]


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