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  1. Search continues for new Tift County school board superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    ... the longest-tenured superintendent in Tift County history. "We've seen a lot of growth over the last few years," said Tifton School Board Chief Communication Officer Stacey Beckham. "Especially with moving into charter. We are kind of moving into ...

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  2. Cotton STEM WorkshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Georgia Faces

    A select group of Georgia 4-H members learned about cotton production and the crop's global impact as part of a daylong Cotton STEM Workshop held on the University of Georgia Tifton campus on Thursday, July 19. Thirty 4-H members from Georgia's Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Crawford, Decatur, Echols and Turner counties participated in the pilot project. Kane Staines, UGA-Tifton microgin manager, coordinated the program with Melinda Miller, UGA Cooperative Extension 4-H program development coordinator for Extension's Southwest District.

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  3. SWIMMING: Jefferson girls' team finishes as state runners-upRead the original story

    Wednesday | MainStreetNews.com

    A strong season in the pool for the Jefferson Sea Dragons nearly ended with a state-championship celebration. Behind three individual state titles each from Ansley Nunnally and Sofia Burns, the Jefferson girls' team came within a half of a point of a state championship, finishing behind Douglas with 257.5 points in the Friday-Saturday state meet in Tifton.

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  4. Ameris Bank donates $100,000 to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | The Coastal Courier

    ... Vidalia, Coffee Regional Medical Center in Douglas, Irwin County Hospital in Ocilla, Tift Regional Medical Center in Tifton and Appling Healthcare in Baxley.

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  5. Why U.S. peanut yields have doubled in the past 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Southwest Farm Press

    ... Florida; and Dr. Corley Holbrook, supervisory research geneticist at the USDA-ARS Coastal Plain Experiment Station in Tifton, Ga. In 1967, the average U.S. peanut yield was 1,765 pounds per acre. Fifty years later in 2017, the average U.S. peanut ...

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  6. Perdues visit UGA-Griffin turfgrass facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Griffin Daily News

    ... of the new turfgrass facilities at the University of Georgia Griffin Campus. The tour included stops in with stops in Tifton, Forsyth and Griffin to hear from farmers, foresters, researchers, and stakeholders in the agriculture industry. David ...

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  7. Young Scholars 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Georgia Faces

    ... across this campus and in industry." The students worked in some of the most advanced laboratories on UGA's Griffin, Tifton and Athens campuses during the six-week program. They assisted in actual research projects led by UGA faculty and, at the end ...

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  8. Jefferson swimmers take league title convincinglyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 11 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... earn points for our team." Now, the team turns its attention to state as 49 Jefferson swimmers will make the trip to Tifton for the Friday-Saturday meet. For the rest of this story, see the July 11 edition of The Jackson Herald.

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  9. Dutta HonoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Georgia Faces

    ... and my collaborators from UGA and other institutions," Dutta said. In just a short time working on the UGA Tifton campus, Dutta has been part of several research projects that have impacted Georgia vegetable producers. By demonstrating that ...

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  10. CantaloupesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Georgia Faces

    ... over two years. UGA Cooperative Extension vegetable specialist Tim Coolong is conducting the research on the UGA Tifton campus. "Some of the food safety issues that happened several years ago have put food safety at the forefront of cantaloupe ...

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  11. College PrepRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | Georgia Faces

    ... said. Jamie Wise, a Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) teacher at Eighth Street Middle School in Tifton, Georgia, says students at her school take field trips to places like the fire department, Publix and the WALB TV station in ...

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  12. Man arrested in Tift Co. for Mother's Day murder, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... 13, investigators learned that Travis and her mother, a cab driver, had picked up Green on Emerson O. Bynes Ave. in Tifton. They say that Green directed the two to the 400 Block of Mathis Street where he robbed Travis' mother and shot Travis, who ...

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  13. 300 young marksmen square offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Arkansas Online

    Some people view guns as instruments designed to kill, but Chad Livingston, a parent and shooting coach from Tifton, Ga., considers guns as sporting equipment when used properly, he said.

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  14. Scouting SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Georgia Faces

    ... scouts to survey the state's fields. This June, UGA Extension entomologists hosted two insect scouting schools at the Tifton Campus Conference Center and the Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center in Midville, Georgia. "Over 2 million acres ...

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  15. The unemployment rate in Tift County is at a 28 year low of 3.5 percent.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... puts Tift County at a 3.5 percent unemployment rate which is the lowest its been in 28 years. Chamber of Commerce for Tifton-Tift County Vice President Chris Beckham said that rate has to do with the great quality of life in the county. "We are ...

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  16. Zeni Marie Travis, 47Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... 13, investigators learned that Travis and her mother, a cab driver, had picked up Green on Emerson O. Bynes Ave. in Tifton. Green directed the two to the 400 Block of Mathis Street where he robbed Travis' mother and shot Travis, who was in the front ...

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  17. Eldra James Litman was honored with a memorial dedication in Tifton Saturday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 30 | WALB-TV Albany

    Members of a Tift County community pressured their commissioners to honor a Tifton native who they said changed many lives in the 70's.

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  18. 7 people shot at nightclub in south Georgia, authorities say Source: WSB-TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 30 | WSB-TV

    ... crowd of people running away from the area, according to GBI officials. In total, seven people were shot and taken to Tifton Hospital after an argument between rival gang members escalated. Two were later airlifted to a hospital in Macon.

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  19. Bridges: Information fit for a media guideRead the original story

    Friday Jun 29 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... high school: 1989 Year you graduated college: 1993 Places you have lived other than your hometown: Georgia cities of Tifton, Carrollton, Madison, Oxford and Winder Favorite football coach growing up: LaVell Edwards of BYU Favorite section of the ...

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  20. Avanta s aggressive approach generating success for Cardinalsa catcherRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 28 | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... Game Preseason All-American honorable mention as a shortstop during his senior year at Tift County High School in Tifton, Georgia, and in his first collegiate season he started 34 games in the outfield and 13 at catcher. Though he threw out five ...

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