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Farm Bill Key Component of Next Year’s Georgia Cotton Commission Meeting

An integral part of the Georgia Cotton Commission’s (GCC) annual meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia, will include discussions highlighting the 2023 Farm Bill. The current Farm Bill was signed into law on Dec. 20, 2018....
TIFTON, GA
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Tift County Sheriff’s Office launches resource app

TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - The Tift County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) has created an app for people to access helpful tools and resources. Experts say 80% of all Americans have some sort of smartphone in their hands daily. The Tift County Sheriff’s Office is using this statistic to reach people in the Friendly City. David Haire, public information officer with the TCSO, says people can see sex offender registries, look up inmate information and even look at open job opportunities through the app.
TIFT COUNTY, GA
WALB 10

Liquor sales referendum passes in Turner County

ASHBURN, Ga. (WALB) - Turner County residents voted by 2-to-1 for a referendum that would allow bottled liquor to be sold in the county. The referendum was on the ballot during the 2022 midterm election. A potential law would allow bottled spirits to be sold in the county. Now, beer...
TURNER COUNTY, GA
WALB 10

Ashburn City Council seat decided by 1 vote

ASHBURN, Ga. (WALB) - The old cliché is every vote matters. In Ashburn, every vote did matter for a city council seat in the 2022 midterm. Andrea Pierce was re-elected for her third term in city council over challenger Jonathan Perry. Andrea Pierce was running against 8 other candidates,...
ASHBURN, GA
WALB 10

Institute grants Tift Theatre $70K for facelift

TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - Tift Theatre recently received a $70,000 grant issued by Fox Theatre institute to help with facility improvements. Throughout the years, city leaders say bad weather has caused major damage to the Tift Theatre. They say receiving the grant will help bring this landmark back to life.
TIFTON, GA
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Georgia BBQ Association schedules judges training class

ASHBURN — For anyone who’s ever wanted to become a professional barbeque judge, now is your chance. The Georgia BBQ Association is hosting a training class on Jan. 21 starting at 12:30 p.m. The training is set for the Turner County Elementary School lunchroom at 705 Hudson Ave. in Ashburn. Participants should park in the back of the school.
ASHBURN, GA
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Commission declares Good Neighbor Day

Nov. 14—TIFTON — "Love thy neighbor" is the theme of the Tift County Commission's newest proposed event. In a proclamation read by Tift County Commission Chairman Tony McBrayer, the county expressed its support for Annual Good Neighbor Day for Nov. 26, an initiative created by John Woodruff. The...
TIFT COUNTY, GA