Charles Howell Public Service Academy

The Charles Howell Academy of Public Service is a unique opportunity for citizens to learn about the Tifton/Tift County Government in order to foster a better understanding and working relationships between citizens and their local government. The Academy will meet on Tuesday nights at 7pm and the course will consist of 7 classroom sessions. The course will begin on August 18th with graduation being on October 5, 2015 at the City Council Meeting.

This class is limited to thirty participants. Click here to apply now!

Online Ticket Sales Now Available
Click HERE to purchase Tift Theatre tickets online now!

Tifton Natural Gas Department: Chance to Win $250!

Tifton Natural Gas Department needs your feedback! As part of our Public Awareness Program we would like to hear from our Tift County citizens about information you may have seen or what you know about Natural Gas Pipeline Safety. A short questionnaire titled Affected Public can be found and dropped off at City Hall, 130 E. 1st St. in the Myon.

The survey can also be found online at save and email to, or mail to Tifton Natural Gas, 1000 Armour Road, Tifton, GA 31794. Drawings to be held every September and March. All entries will remain in for next drawing if not a winner. We hope to hear from you! Thank you for assisting us in keeping our community safe! Questions? Please call our office at (229) 391-3964.

Important Info on New Garbage Service
As of December 15, 2014, Golden Environmental has assumed Tift County Residential and all Tifton-Tift County Commercial (roll off and dumpster) collection services. The City of Tifton will be sending (if you have not already received) your last bill for services rendered up to December 15, 2014. Please pay promptly in order to close out your account. If you are due a refund, or have a deposit with us, this will be processed and mailed to you.

Free mulch by pick up only at the Tifton-Tift Co. Inert landfill
Hours 8:00-12:00 and 1:00-5:00 Monday-Saturday.  For more info call 229-556-6222

 Please contact Golden Environmental for any questions or concerns about your collection services at 229-382-0309.

Thank you for your past business with the Tifton-Tift County Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Department.

News and Upcoming Events    

Click to Visit the Tift Theatre’s Webpage

Bids and RFP’s Webpage   

Live and Recorded Video

 City Council Meetings (Recorded)

 City of Tifton Government Channel LIVE Stream

 Message from our Mayor: Walk with the Mayor

Have you heard?
  The U.S. Census Bureau named Tifton ninth in the nation among fastest-growing micro areas for the period between April 1, 2010 and July 1, 2011!!  Check out the entire article in the Tifton Gazette! Click here to read the article


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Tifton, known as the “Friendly City”, is a community located in South Georgia that truly exemplifies southern hospitality. Located just off Interstate 75, Highway 82, Highway 319, and US 41,we are anxious to extend some of that hospitality to visitors and prospective newcomers alike. We are a progressive City ready to accommodate your needs whether they be for a short time, relocation, or looking for a new business or industrial site.

Named for the second time as one of “The 100 Best Small Towns in America” in 2001, Tift County is an ideal business and residential location due to the balance between availability of business services, city style amenities and quality of life. Tifton offers a wonderful lifestyle for young professionals, families and senior citizens.