Month: March 2018

Looking Forward to the Weekend – March 23, 2018

Here’s what’s happening in Tifton and the surrounding areas this weekend! March 23, 2018 (Friday) Fire Ant Festival activities, 5 p.m., Ashburn March 24, 2018 (Saturday) Spring Fling Vendor & Charity Expo, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton Fire Ant Festival, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., Ashburn Easter Egg

Concerns About Senate Bill 403 – Changing Georgia’s Voting Machines

Georgia Senate Bill 403 has passed the Senate and is currently pending in the House.  SB403 wants to replace Georgia’s 27,000 DREs (Direct-Recording-Electronic) voting devices and the primary candidate for replacement is Ballot Marking Devices, or BMDs. Here’s my take.  Thanks for listening. Resources

Kemp Stops Off In Tifton

Secretary of State Brian Kemp visited Tifton Feb. 27 on his two-week “Putting Georgians First” bus tour of the state during his campaign for Georgia governor. He made his stop at Lewis Taylor Farms and spent over an hour speaking with supporters and touring the facility. Kemp told supporters that

Tift County: Flu Epidemic at an All-time High

According to the Tift Regional Health System, nearly 500 cases of the flu have been seen as of mid-February. From this time last year compared to this year, the cases have tripled. The statistics are based off of hospital and emergency room activity. For prevention, do the standard stuff —