“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.
Out of 118 cities, Tifton was selected as the “Georgia Main Street of the Month” for the month of May.
The Tifton City Council is getting back to business. A workshop session has been scheduled for Monday, May 11 at 5:30 p.m. at city hall, according to the workshop agenda.
The City of Tifton has released a statement urging residents to “remain diligent” despite Governor Brian Kemp’s amended executive order allowing for the reopening of certain businesses while the shelter-in-place in the state of Georgia is still in effect.
Mayor Julie Smith recently joined other members of the Tifton City Council as well as representatives from the Tift County Board of Commissioners, Tifton Police Department and Tift County Sheriff’s Office in a series of social media videos urging residents to keep following requirements from Governor Brian Kemp’s office to help combat the spread of COVID-19.
The City of Tifton released the following frequently asked questions (FAQs) for its shelter-in-place order.