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Tifton events calendar

1. Kids at Art; 2. 2021 Tifton, GA - Northside Baptist Church - Tifton, GA 2021; 3. *No Charge Free Play Sunday from 1pm-5pm at The Zone Collectibles & More*; 4. WINNIE THE POOH KIDS!; 5. Saturday Afternoon EDH;
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Ashburn, GAWALB 10

Ashburn-Turner Co. Chamber of Commerce sees record growth

ASHBURN, Ga. (WALB) - The city of Ashburn is seeing record growth right now and it expects to see it continue with new downtown improvement grants. Fourteen new businesses joined the Ashburn-Turner County Chamber of Commerce during the pandemic. That’s a record number. Now, they are offering matching grants of...
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Thomasville, GAWCTV

Thomasville And Worth County Shine At GSW Team Camp

AMERICUS, Ga. (WALB) - With summer camps back in full, Georgia Southwestern has taken full advantage. This week the baseball program is in the midst of their high school team camps welcoming in many of South Georgia’s best on the diamond. Thursday saw another busy session at Canes field with...
Tifton, GATifton Gazette

Tift County selects Greg Williams to lead Blue Devil baseball

TIFTON — Greg Williams was named Tift County’s new head baseball coach during the June 2021 meeting of the Board of Education Thursday. Williams will start his new role immediately. “We are happy to welcome Coach Williams back to the Blue Devil Army,” said Superintendent Adam Hathaway. “Our process was...
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Adel City Council passes curfew for South Georgia Motorsports Park

Adel residents will have to find a new way to spend their late nights following a curfew that has been enacted by the Adel City Council at the South Georgia Motorsports Park. Nearly three weeks ago, city council members unanimously voted for a curfew for the motor sports park. The curfew would restrict races from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Tifton, GATifton Gazette

Prof works as court interpreter

TIFTON — A few college professors will spend the summer taking a break from their regular duties, maybe relaxing with family and friends, or reading books that are not required for their classes. Rob Carpenter is not in that group. He will be in court. For more than 15 years,...
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Tift, area counties in tornado watch

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Most of southwestern Georgia and northwestern Florida are in a tornado watch until 7 a.m. Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Area counties included in the watch are Tift, Ben Hill, Berrien, Colquitt, Cook, Irwin, Turner and Worth counties. Thunderstorms are predicted for Saturday night and...
Wilcox County, GAWALB 10

Wilcox Co. Sheriff’s Office gets care packages

ABBEVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - The Wilcox County Sheriff’s Office is sending a thank you to Lebanon Baptist Church for the care packages that were recently delivered to their department. “We can not thank you enough for your support with the essentials we need during everyday encounters,” the sheriff’s office said...
Marietta, GAMarietta Daily Journal

AROUND TOWN: 'A common love and respect for freedom'

This week, Mayor Steve "Thunder" Tumlin and other dignitaries met with Cobb NAACP leaders to sign a resolution proclaiming Saturday as Juneteenth Celebration Day in the Gem City. The Cobb NAACP is hosting its 18th annual Juneteenth celebration on Marietta Square over the weekend with vendors, entertainment fellowship and fun.
Tifton, GATifton Gazette

Council recognizes Wallace, Johnson

TIFTON — A pair of city employees, Chris Wallace and Johnny Johnson, received special recognition at a recent Tifton City Council meeting. Human Resources Director Emily Beeman and Fire Chief Bobby Bennett presented to Wallace, who is retiring from the fire department. “Mr. Wallace has done a lot with the...
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J.L. Soviero Construction cuts ribbon

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie-Colquitt Country Chamber of Commerce recently held a grand opening ribbon cutting for J.L. Soviero Construction located in Colquitt County. J.L. Soviero Construction is owned by J.L. Soviero and Robert Hill. The business offers remodeling/construction from painting, to floors, repair of ceilings, hanging light fixtures and...
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Georgia Ag Experience coming to Moultrie

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A traveling showcase of Georgia agriculture will visit Moultrie Saturday. The Georgia Ag Experience will be at 710 Lane St., across Veterans Parkway from Walmart, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The 36-foot-long mobile classroom is powered by the Georgia Foundation for Agriculture, according to a press...