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  1. Opioid addiction treatments face off in US trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The first U.S. study to compare two treatments for opioid addiction finds a monthly shot works as well as a daily drug to prevent relapse. The shot requires days of detox first and that proved to be a stumbling block for many.

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  2. Tift Co. students preserve green beans for some hands-on learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Students canning green beans to preserve them. After Cargle gets the jars pressurized, students will take home the green beans to their families on Wednesday.

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  3. Dwight Yoakam to perform at UGA Tifton campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A South Georgia production company has been bringing big-name music artists to Tifton to perform for the last few years, and on Thursday that tradition will continue when Dwight Yoakam performs. Its first show was Merle Haggard in July of 2015, Willie Nelson came out about six months later and then Vince Gill back in June of 2017.

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  4. Nothing was the same: Tift Co.'s 2017 title defense starts in 2 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Tift County basketball will be defending a state championship in 2017, but they'll be doing so as a totally different team. Couple that with 1st year Head coach Chris Wade taking over for the departed Eric Holland--and there's plenty of change in Tifton.

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  5. First Lady of Georgia Sandra Deal will be in South Georgia TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    First Lady of Georgia Sandra Deal is expected to be in Tifton on Tuesday to learn more about how students are learning about agriculture which is Georgia's number one industry. The purpose of her visit it to learn more about Destination Ag.

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  6. Severe peanut disease rising in Tift and Colquitt countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A severe peanut disease called aspergillus crown rot is on the rise in Georgia, the country's largest producer of peanuts. "What we see here are the remnants of what aspergillus crown rot could do," said UGA Tifton Peanut Disease Specialist Bob Kemerait.

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  7. News to know for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Live video from WALB News 10 is available on your computer, tablet and smartphone during all local newscasts. When WALB News 10 is not airing a live newscast, you will see replays of the most recent newscasts.

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  8. Participants begin car to farm tour at Brighton Farms in TiftonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    "My goal here is to have a sustainable farm with as little outside input as possible," explained Dr. Bret Wagenhorst, owner of Brighton Farms. It's a pesticide free farm with vegetables from around the world, pastured pork, and some unusual fruit and nuts.

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  9. Improvements to be made to Tifton neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A community input meeting was held at the Welcome Center on Thursday night for residents to voice their wants and needs of the community. "It's our community.

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  10. Southwest Georgia ShowCAES expects 200 potential students, familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Katie Murray, UGA Tifton Admissions Counselor, said participants will eat dinner before first-year, transfer, and graduate students attend breakout sessions tailored for their needs. "My goal for tonight is to get students to see the wide array of opportunities available to them in the College of Agricultural and Environmental sciences."

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  11. Georgia Power Crews are working in several areas of South Georgia to restore power.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    As of Thursday morning, Georgia Power of Tifton said they had 1,500 people in their coverage area without power. Area manager Lynn Lovett said there was extensive damage, which is why it's taking so long for power to be restored.

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  12. Florida evacuees head home, could create statewide gas shortage in GARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Gas stations were packed in Tifton off of I-75 as cars lined up to fill their vehicles and extra containers.

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  13. School closures after IrmaRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Officials with Valdosta State University announced Thursday that the university will close ahead of Hurricane Irma. Normal business operations will be suspended from 5 p.m. on Sunday to 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

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  14. School closures due to IrmaRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    All Coffee County Schools will be closed Monday and Tuesday. Information on when schools will reopen will be announced on Facebook.

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  15. Schools across South Georgia are closing ahead of Hurricane Irma.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Albany Technical College will close at 2 p.m. Friday and remain closed until Tuesday at 10 a.m. Officials will announce if they will extend the closure. Officials with Valdosta State University announced Thursday that the university will close ahead of Hurricane Irma.

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  16. South GA leaders agree on SPLOST projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    After a lengthy debate, Tifton leaders agreed on the SPLOST projects that will be put on the November ballot on Thursday night. Tift County and the cities of Tifton, Ty Ty and Omega held their final planning meeting at the Leroy Rogers Senior Center in Tifton.

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  17. News to know for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Live video from WALB News 10 is available on your computer, tablet and smartphone during all local newscasts. When WALB News 10 is not airing a live newscast, you will see replays of the most recent newscasts.

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  18. Tifton Olive Garden caters free lunch for first responders on Labor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Tifton Police Department, Tifton Fire Department, Tift County Fire Department, Tift County Sheriff's Office and Tift County EMS were all provided a free lunch on Monday by Olive Garden. Tifton Olive Garden General Manager Michele Cavenaugh explained that this year's event was held at the Leroy Rogers Senior Center to cater to up to 100 first responders, to thank them for their service to the community.

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  19. Tifton hospital issues statement on explosive devices arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    After a joint investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation , Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives , and the Tift Co. Sheriff's Office led to the arrest of a Tifton man, Tift Regional Hospital management has issued a statement.

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  20. The Tifton VA Clinic is celebrating its first anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Dr. Donna Ammons, the Clinical Nursing Manager, said it's proving to be a major asset for South Georgia veterans. The clinic manager said the facility averages around 1,000 visits a month.

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