Tift County Newswire (Page 2)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Tift County, GA. (Page 2)

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  1. The school board recently unveiled the proposed school zonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Tift Co. School Board is working on the new grade reconfiguration set to take place at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year.

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  2. Cotton DiseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Georgia Faces

    In addition to root-knot nematodes and target spot disease, Georgia cotton farmers should be prepared to fight bacterial blight, said University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait. Kemerait advises producers, specifically those who farm in fields with a history of bacterial blight, to consider planting resistant varieties and managing the residue from last year's crop.

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  3. Watermelon DiseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Georgia Faces

    June's rainfall increased the potential for diseases to strike south Georgia watermelon fields, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts. Plant diseases, such as phytophthora blight, fruit rot, downy mildew, gummy stem blight and anthracnose, have a tendency to take hold in watermelon fields as a result of heavy moisture.

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  4. Dual Degree ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Georgia Faces

    Growing up in Tifton, Georgia, Logan Moore knew that he would follow the family tradition of earning his associate degree from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Remaining in his hometown and earning his bachelor's degree in agriscience and environmental systems from the University of Georgia Tifton campus made sense, too.

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  5. Are your drivers ready for Electronic Logs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    The electronic logging device rule is intended to help create a safer work environment for drivers, and make it easier, faster to accurately track, manage, and share records of duty status data. Keep up with the national implementation of ELDs with these timeline highlights from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and TransPower.

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  6. University of Georgia workshop to focus on forest herbicide applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Calhoun Times

    A row of pines can be seen at the Westbrook Research Farm on the UGA campus in Griffin.

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  7. Georgia Teacher of The Year John Tibbetts followed a winding path into the classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Walker County Messenger

    ... a undergrad degree in computer science and a master's in history from West Point. He applied for a job with the Tift County school system, but they didn't have a position available. Tibbetts later spent a year working with Albany Early College. Two ...

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  8. Mullet toss a bonding experience Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Times

    Lots of fish flingers competed in Saturday's 26th annual mullet toss on St. George Island, but not the big names of the past.

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  9. Forest Herbicide WorkshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Georgia Faces

    Foresters, forest herbicide applicators, land managers and landowners interested in maintaining effective forest herbicide programs are encouraged to attend the University of Georgia Daniel B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources' Forest Herbicide Workshop. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, July 18, and Wednesday, July 19, at the Tift County UGA Cooperative Extension office.

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  10. Hunter TysonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    You won't find many 12-year-olds with big time home run power. But South Georgia can boast at least one, who hopes to show off to the nation next month.

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  11. Bill Hecht, Rest In PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    My wife and I first met Bill in 1993 on a train to Princeton for a Republican retreat. Bill introduced himself as another Georgian.

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  12. Gophers football receives commitment from Georgia two-sport athleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | TwinCities

    The Gophers football program received an oral commitment Monday from Rashod Bateman, a 6-foot-3, 175-pound athlete from Tifton, Ga. "Well this day came a little early !" Bateman tweeted.

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  13. The last drop kick score in footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... his competitive verve. Few who chose the sports arena have dealt with the game's vicissitudes as well as this Tift County farm boy who may have been the last football player in college football to have drop kicked an extra point. We cannot prove ...

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  14. Loran Smith: Coach Ken Cooper rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | SavannahNow

    ... his competitive verve. Few who chose the sports arena have dealt with the game's vicissitudes as well as this Tift County farm boy who may have been the last football player in college football to have drop kicked an extra point. We cannot prove ...

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  15. Loran Smith: After playing at UGA, coaching at Ole Miss, Savannah was ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... his competitive verve. Few who chose the sports arena have dealt with the game's vicissitudes as well as this Tift County farm boy, who may have been the last football player in college football to have drop kicked an extra point. We cannot prove ...

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  16. Black Shank DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Georgia Faces

    University of Georgia Cooperative Extension research trials of new tobacco varieties could help farmers reduce the level of black shank disease in their fields to 15 percent, according to Tony Barnes, Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension agent in Atkinson County, Georgia. If the research proves successful, Georgia tobacco farmers who plant these new varieties could save as much as $1,463 per acre as compared to farmers who grow varieties impacted by black shank disease.

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  17. Auto auction doubles size in RinconRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Insurance Auto Auctions Inc. is doubling its size in Rincon, from 30 acres to 60 acres, to accommodate its growing business and so it can better respond to disasters such as hurricanes. The company auctions total-loss, recovered-theft, fleet lease, dealer trade-in and collision damaged rental vehicles, its website says.

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  18. Fusarium WiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Georgia Faces

    Fusarium wilt is on the rise in Georgia watermelon fields. University of Georgia scientists are studying whether this fungal disease can be managed through fumigation.

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  19. UGA schedules insect scout schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Catoosa County News

    Mark Abney is one of two UGA Cooperative Extension entomologists who will be conducting the annual University of Georgia Insect Scouting Schools on June 12 and 20. Mark Abney is one of two UGA Cooperative Extension entomologists who will be conducting the annual University of Georgia Insect Scouting Schools on June 12 and 20. TIFTON - The annual ... (more)

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  20. KAR Auction Services Acquires Transport Division of Dependable Auto ShippersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Transport Topics

    KAR Auction Services, a holding company for used vehicle auctioneer ADESA, Automotive Finance Corp. and Insurance Auto Auctions, a firm that resells total-loss vehicles, has purchased the vehicle transportation business of Dependable Auto Shippers, a company based in Mesquite, Texas, that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed and it's not clear whether the deal includes the purchase of any vehicle-hauling equipment.

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