• National Influenza Vaccination Week
    on November 28, 2018 at 12:29 pm

    Last year Georgia experienced one of the worst flu seasons in recent history. Don’t fall victim to the flu this year, vaccinate before it’s too late. National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is Dec. 2-8, and DPH encourages all Georgians 6 months of age and older to get a yearly flu vaccine. (RSS generated with FetchRss) […]

  • 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 […]

  • World AIDS Day
    on November 19, 2018 at 1:34 pm

    In collaboration with Valdosta State University, the ID program will host a World AIDS Day event on Friday, November 30 from 11:30 am – 1 pm at VSU in the University Center, Cypress Room. (RSS generated with FetchRss) […]

  • 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 […]

  • Nominations Open For Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award
    by Lynn Manley on November 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer. The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Tifton, Georgia. The award is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission and BASF. The Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award is based upon the applicant’s overall...Continue Reading […]

  • Vaccination is the Best Protection Against the Flu
    on October 16, 2018 at 3:18 pm

    During Georgia’s last flu season, five children died and hundreds were hospitalized. It was the worst flu season in the state on record. Nationally, 177 children died from flu- associated complications, and 80 percent were not appropriately vaccinated against the flu for their age. (RSS generated with FetchRss) […]

  • Tifton Shutting Down for Hurricane Michael
    by The Editor on October 9, 2018 at 7:46 pm

    According to the Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce, the following businesses will be closed for the next few days due to the potential deadly nature of Hurricane Michael: Schools Tift Co. Public Schools – Wednesday and Thursday Tiftarea Academy – Wednesday and Thursday ABAC – Wed., Thurs. & Fri. UGA Tifton – Wed. & Thurs. continue reading […]

    on October 1, 2018 at 12:00 am

    The Chamber Golf Tournament is Monday, October 1st at Springhill Country Club. Come out and join the fun, we will be there all day. We have a tee off at 8:30 and pm tee off at 1:00. We have lunch at 12:00 and the reception will start at 5:30 pm. Thank You to our major sponsors: Tift Regional Medical Center; AT&T; Georgia Power; Carr Riggs & Ingram, LLC; Southern Eagle Distribution; Asahi Express; American Textile Company; The Stafford Companies; Ashley’s Business Solutions. Call the Chamber for more details. 229-382-6200 […]

  • Using Walmart’s Grocery Pickup Service For the First Time
    by The Editor on September 13, 2018 at 6:38 pm


  • TA Names Homecoming Court
    by Lynn Manley on September 11, 2018 at 2:30 pm

    Tiftarea Academy has announced the selection of its 2018 Homecoming Court. Pictured in the front row, from left, are: Senior Shelby Sutton, daughter of Keith and Cindy Sutton of Sumner; senior Mary Grace White, daughter of John and Amy White of Tifton; senior Abby Carswell, daughter of Stewart and Cindy Carswell of Fitzgerald; and senior Anna...Continue Reading […]


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