• Exercise is important for everyone
    on May 23, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    It is easy for a person to say, “I’m not overweight so I don’t need to work out,” but that isn’t the case. It’s no secret that working out is good for weight-loss and muscle gain, however even if you aren’t interested in losing weight or building muscle the benefits of exercise aren’t limited to […] (Feed generated with FetchRSS) […]

  • National Infant Immunization Week observed April 27-May 4
    on April 12, 2019 at 9:27 am

    VALDOSTA – Immunization is a shared responsibility. Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death. Vaccines not only help protect our children, but can also help protect entire communities by preventing and reducing the spread of infectious diseases. National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 27 […] (Feed generated with FetchRSS) […]

  • E. coli illness in Georgia linked to multistate outbreak
    on April 10, 2019 at 1:40 pm

    DPH urges public to take precautions to avoid infection ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have confirmed 17 cases of E. coli O103 infection in Georgia. Because this is an ongoing investigation, the number of cases is expected to increase. These illnesses are […] (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 […]

  • Tift County Relay For Life Seek Pageant Contestants
    by Lynn Manley on February 21, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    Relay For Life of Tift County is seeking female contestants to participate in the Relay For Life of Tift County Pageant to be held March 9 at Southern Regional Technical College in Tifton.  Age groups fall into two-year categories ranging from 0-23 years of age. The entry fee is $50 with additional categories for $10. All...Continue Reading […]

  • Cast Ready For “The Tempest”
    by Lynn Manley on February 19, 2019 at 3:15 pm

    The cast has been set, and rehearsals are underway for the Baldwin Players’ spring production of “The Tempest” on March 7-9 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  Dr. Brian Ray, director of the Baldwin Players, said “The Tempest” is sure to bring Howard Auditorium to life during this performance.  “Filled with magic, hidden powers and supernatural...Continue Reading […]

  • Apron Exhibit Explores Societal Changes
    by Lynn Manley on January 26, 2019 at 4:15 pm

    Fifty-one contemporary and vintage aprons will occupy the spotlight beginning Jan. 29 in an exhibition, “Apron Strings: Ties to the Past-Classics,” on display at the Gallery of the Georgia Museum of Agriculture.  A program of ExhibitsUSA, a national division of Mid-America Arts Alliance and the National Endowment for the Arts, the exhibit brings nostalgia to...Continue Reading […]

  • Georgia Peanut Farm Show Provides A Day Of Education
    by Lynn Manley on January 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    More than 1,200 attendees were able to fine-tune their farming operations with information gained at the 43rd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference on Jan. 17, 2019, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. The show is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission.  The one-day show offered farmers a...Continue Reading […]

  • Help The YMCA Help A Child This Christmas
    by Lynn Manley on November 27, 2018 at 3:45 pm

    The Tiftarea YMCA Christmas event for needy children will be at 9 a.m. Dec. 8, in the TRMC Events Center on Carpenter Road. During the annual Y Christmas event, the organization reaches out to the community to help sponsor Christmas for underprivileged local children. The Y works closely with the local PattiCake House and Toys...Continue Reading […]

  • 43rd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show set for Jan. 17, 2019 in Tifton
    by Lynn Manley on November 5, 2018 at 8:30 pm

    Make plans to attend the 43rd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. The one-day show is free and open to all farmers and industry representatives to attend. Attendees will have...Continue Reading […]


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