• Start “Sporting Healthy Habits” at Kindergarten Roundup
    on March 19, 2019 at 4:31 pm

    STATENVILLE – Echols County Health Department encourages all up and coming kindergartners to start “Sporting Healthy Habits.” The health department will be holding a “Sporting Healthy Habits” kindergarten roundup on April 10-11. They will be offering Ear, Eye, Dental & Nutrition Screenings for $42. That price includes immunization records. Immunization records alone are $10. Both […] (Feed generated with FetchRSS) […]

  • Lowndes County horse tests positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis
    on March 19, 2019 at 11:33 am

    VALDOSTA – A horse in Lowndes County has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Public Health officials urge South Georgians to always wear mosquito spray whenever outdoors to guard against mosquito-borne illnesses no matter how early in the season it may seem. “It is crucial to remember that it is never too early for […] (Feed generated with FetchRSS) […]

  • Understanding the importance of vaccinations
    on March 13, 2019 at 8:30 am

    Vaccines are constantly being discussed at the national level. These discussions are typically surrounded by statistics and scientific terms that can make things confusing. To clear up some of the confusion surrounding the topic here are some answers to commonly asked questions. What are vaccines and how do they work? The Centers for Disease Control […] (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 […]

  • Tifton Talks This Week – January 25, 2019
    by The Editor on January 26, 2019 at 4:36 pm

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  • 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 […]


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