Tue., November 13, 2012 3:56pm
A food manufacturer is consolidating its operations and bringing hundreds of jobs to Tifton over the next year. Bell Plantation is moving into a new 109,000-square-foot facility.
Fri., July 13, 2012 6:53am
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted the governor's request for natural disaster designations in 13 Georgia counties for two weather events in April and May.
Sat., September 10, 2011 2:46am
Another Friday is in the books, and we were immersed in high school football action. As always, there were a bunch of great individual and team efforts, and we’ve highlighted several of them in our weekly recaps.
Mon., March 14, 2011 4:32pm
The final hoops rankings are out and, as you might've guessed, the No. 1 teams are all state champs. While the chalk (or favorites) ruled much of the weekend, Norcross pulled off one of the biggest upsets in state finals history by beating goliath Milton in the Class 5A boys final.
Fri., March 11, 2011 1:24am
In eight semifinal games played on Thursday in Macon and Gwinnett, the winner of each game calls metro Atlanta home. Meanwhile, six teams from outside the metro area saw their seasons come to an end. In Class AA, Buford and GAC flexed their hoops muscles as each school qualified boys and girls teams into the finals.
Wed., March 2, 2011 11:51pm
In a night filled with exciting games, perhaps the most interesting ones were routs. Miller Grove dominated previously unbeaten Sequoyah, while Milton wiped out No. 2 Peachtree Ridge. See below for recaps of 18 of tonight’s playoff games.
Tue., March 1, 2011 10:46pm
The second round of the state high school basketball playoffs took place Tuesday on campuses around the state. For the most part, the favorites rolled. However, in Cherokee County, third-seeded Milton pulled another upset as they defeated No. 1 seed Etowah on their home floor. The Lady Eagles had upended No. 2 seed Parkview last week on the road.
Fri., December 3, 2010 4:53pm
A textile plant set to open in Tifton will create 120 jobs. Pennsylvania-based American Textile Company will make bed pillows at the south Georgia facility. It’s set to open in Spring 2011. The company plans to hire 50 workers right away.
Thu., October 29, 2009 12:48pm
One-third of the workforce laid off at the Shaw yarn plant in Tifton