Luminaries lined the streets of businesses and organizations last week in spirit of the Seventh Annual Go Light Up Your World Day. The city and countywide event uses luminaries for participating units to show solidarity and support for the children of the community.
Two rosewood plant stands that stood in the Myon Hotel were donated to City Hall by the owner.
Tifton Mayor Julie Smith was one of four Georgia mayors participating in a conference call to include cities and municipalities in the federal CARES Act.
The Tifton City Council approved a millage rate rollback at its July 20 meeting.
City attorney Rob Wilmot presented a petition for mandatory mediation regarding the service delivery strategy at the July 7 Tifton City Council workshop.
“This is serious, y’all,” said Tifton City Councilmember M. Jay Hall. “I appreciate every single one of you guys that are in uniform out there. Tifton has to make a stand. We have to show that we do things a different way."
At the June 1 Tifton city council meeting, Mayor Julie Smith and council members gave separate but united statements regarding the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the protests that have sprung up as a result.
The Tifton-Tift County Public Library is starting a curbside pickup service on June 1, according to Branch Manager Victoria Horst.
Tifton Mayor Julie Smith also issued a proclamation on behalf of the City of Tifton that April 19-26 be Garden Week in Tifton in an effort to acknowledge the importance of gardening and numerous contributions of gardeners in our area.
The City of Tifton is set to reopen on Thursday May 14, according to a press release from the city.