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Tift County, Georgia County in the United States

Tift County is a county located in the south central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 40,118. The county seat is Tifton.

People with the given name

Tift Merritt American musician

Catherine Tift Merritt is an American singer-songwriter and musician. She has released seven studio albums, two for Lost Highway Records, two for Fantasy Records, and three for Yep Roc Records.

People with the surname

Andrew Tift

Andrew Tift is a British realist portraitist.

Asa Tift was the most notable salvager in Key West, Florida in the early 19th century. He owned a large salvaging operation, parts of which can still be seen as the Key West Shipwreck Historeum Museum.

Nelson Tift Confederate Navy officer and politician

Nelson Tift was an American jurist, businessman, sailor and politician from the state of Georgia.

See also

Tift County School District

The Tift County School District is a public school district in Tift County, Georgia, United States, based in Tifton. It serves the communities of Omega, Phillipsburg, Tifton, Ty Ty, and Unionville.

Tift County High School

Tift County High School is a public high school located in Tifton, Georgia, United States. It serves grades 9-12 in the Tift County School district. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on its performance on state standardized tests. The school mascot is the Blue Devil.

Tift College

Tift College was a private liberal arts women's college located in Forsyth, Georgia. Founded in 1849, the college ceased operations in 1987, after being merged with Mercer University in nearby Macon, Georgia.

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Tifton, Georgia City in Georgia, United States

Tifton is a city in Tift County, Georgia, United States. The population was 16,869 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Tift County.

Georgia Department of Corrections

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Billy Lee Evans American politician

Billy Lee Evans is an American politician who served in both the Georgia House of Representatives and the U.S. House of Representatives.

William Augustus Edwards, also known as William A. Edwards, was an Atlanta-based American architect renowned for the educational buildings, courthouses and other public and private buildings that he designed in Florida, Georgia and his native South Carolina. More than 25 of his works have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Tift County Courthouse

The Tift County Courthouse, built in 1912-1913, is a historic courthouse building located in Tifton, Georgia. It was designed by Atlanta-based architect William Augustus Edwards who designed one other courthouse in Georgia, two in Florida and nine in South Carolina as well as academic buildings at 12 institutions in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. On September 18, 1980, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Northeast Campus, Tift County High School

Tift County High School, Northeast Campus is a public, rural high school in Tifton, Georgia, United States. It is part of Tift County High School (TCHS).

Sixth Street Academy is public alternative school located in Tifton, Georgia, United States.

Southern Regional Technical College is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) that provides education services for a seven-county service area in southwest Georgia. The school was formed by consolidation of Southwest Georgia Technical College in Thomasville and Moultrie Technical College in Moultrie.

Bridge House (Albany, Georgia) historic house in Albany, Georgia, United States

The Albany Welcome Center, formerly known as the Bridge House, is a historic residential building in Albany, Georgia. It was designed by African American architect and engineer Horace King and built in 1858. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 19, 1974. It is located at 112 North Front Street.

Coastal Plain Regional Library System

The Coastal Plain Regional Library System (CPRL) is a public library system serving the counties of Ben Hill, Berrien, Cook, Irwin, Tift, and Turner in the state of Georgia. The Coastal Plains Headquarters Library is located in Tifton, Georgia.

Greg M. Kirk is an American politician from Americus, Georgia. He is a member of the Georgia State Senate from the 13th District, representing, since 2014, the Georgian counties of Crisp, Dodge, Dooly, Lee, Tift, Turner, Worth and parts of Sumter and Wilcox. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Penny Houston is an American politician who has served in the Georgia House of Representatives since 1997. She currently First elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1997, Penny Houston (R-Nashville) has distinguished herself as a tireless advocate for children and those in need. She represents House District 170 covering Berrien and Cook counties and part of Tift County. Houston serves as Chairman of Appropriations Economic Development Subcommittee, budgeting funds for the Department of Transportation, Department of Agriculture, Department of Community Affairs, Department of Economic Development, Georgia Ports Authority, World Congress Center, Georgia Forestry Division, Public Service Commission, and the Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission. She also serves on the Banks and Banking, Ways and Means, State Budget and Fiscal Affairs Oversight committees. In addition, she serves on the Joint Fiscal Affairs Subcommittee, the Economic Development and Tourism Committee, the Study Committee on Licensing and Inspection of Child Welfare Providers, the Georgia Tobacco Community Development Board, the National Conference of State Legislatures Health and Education Committees, the Georgia Commission on Family Violence Board, Georgia General Assembly’s House Study Committee on Medical Education and State Health System, and the Southern Legislative Conference Fiscal Affair and Government Operations Committee. She has also represented Georgia at the National Conference of Agriculture Leaders in Washington, D.C. Prior to her election to the State House, she served on the Special Committee on Certificate of Need, the Special Committee on Grady Hospital Rep. Houston was the first woman to serve on the Berrien County School Board, serving eight years, three as Vice-Chairman. During Rep. Houston’s tenure in the House, she has served as Vice-Chairman of Agriculture, Vice Chairman of State Planning & Community Affairs, Chairman of Education Subcommittee Curriculum and Instructions and Chairman of the Budget and Fiscal Affairs Oversight committees. Before assuming Chairman of Economic Development Appropriation Subcommittee, Rep. Houston was Chairman of Appropriations Human Resources Subcommittee. At home, Rep. Houston is an active member of the Nashville United Methodist Church. She is a member of the Nashville Woman’s Club, the Berrien, Tift and Cook County Chambers of Commerce and serves as an executive member of the Berrien County Chamber’s board. She is an honorary member of the Nashville Rotary Club. She has been involved with the Georgia Sheriff’s Youth Homes for more than 30 years and currently serves as a member of the Boys Ranch board of Directors in Hahira. Rep. Houston also serves on the Advisory Board of the Atlanta Speech School and on the Board of Directors of Penfield Christian Homes. A life-long Georgian, Rep. Houston grew up in Leary but has resided in Nashville for more than 40 years. She graduated from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri and from the University of Georgia. She has three children and five grandchildren.