SPD Escapee Captured

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A Sylvester Police Press Release today states Johnny James Curry is now in police custody after he fled booking at SPD in April. SPD Sgt Kenneth Washington said Curry, 29, of Sylvester was arrested after he was spotted by an … Continued

In Worth County News

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In Worth News: The weeks in demolition project of the former Holley Elementary school nears completion; winds Monday during a thunderstorm downed limbs damaging cars and power lines; Phoebe Worth announces unfortunate employee layoffs during restructuring; this and more below: Holley’s Remains … Continued

Worth News

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UPDATE posted below: In Worth News this week: Sylvester Police capture a suspect who gave chase to officers during lunch hour Monday; Warwick Police are making arrests as a result of a 6-month investigation into suspected drug activity in the … Continued

June Ag News: Corn Disease Alert

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Agriculture news this month includes Ag update on a corn disease alert, peanut insect update; upcoming events, advice for tank mix testing, 4-H Summer programs and more:     Contact the Worth County 4-H office for more information: (229) 776-8216 _________________________________________ … Continued

Weather Conditions Result in Crash Incident

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A large tree that fell in the path of two vehicles resulted in a crash during heavy downpours as the county was under severe thunderstorm warnings Friday night. Worth County Deputies, Fire/Rescue and EMS responded to Jewel Crowe Road after … Continued

Sylvester Teen Arrested as GBI Murder Suspect

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GBI Agent Steven Turner of the Thomasville GBI office stated Sylvester teen Brandon Vinavong has been arrested for a Mitchell County murder which occurred in August. See GBI/Thomasville press release below:   Arrest in Mitchell County Murder Investigation  On Thursday, June 5, … Continued

Worth News

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In Worth News: Warwick Police reports for May are posted; and Sylvester and Worth County units were very busy during the 10 O’Clock hour Tuesday but fortunately reports indicate no injuries or serious damage resulted. See this and more below: … Continued

June 2014 Obituaries

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________________________________________ William B. “Jake” Embert Mr. William B. “Jake” Embert, 53, of Albany died Saturday June 28, 2014 at his residence. He was cremated and no services are scheduled at this time. Mr. Embert was born on May 12, 1961 in Wilmington, DE, to the … Continued

Fatality Reported in HWY 256 Crash

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Just before 9:30 P.M. Saturday night, Worth County Fire/ Rescue, Deputies, First Responders and EMS were in response to a one vehicle crash just east of Seabrook Drive on Hwy 256. Cont’d below:   Cont’d… A single person occupied the cab of … Continued

Worth a Mention: 2014 Senior Spotlight

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Senior Spotlight  by Brandy Harris   Worthit2u.net is proud to celebrate with the Worth County High School Graduates of 2014.  Graduation is a great achievement and a major stepping stone to a career.  We have chosen three fantastic students that … Continued

Several Recent Felony Arrests – One May Cost a Teen Graduation

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Several felony arrests, most drug related, have occurred since last Monday through local law enforcement agencies. Holiday travel period traffic stops helped lead to several arrests; one arrest last week however, may have cost a local high school student his graduation … Continued

Worth a Mention

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See who is recognized in this week’s Worth a Mention segment below! WCES Annual Sink the CRCT Students who passed or exceeded the CRCT had a shoot off in their classrooms at PE to see who their representative would be for … Continued

Memorial Day Weekend Crash in Worth is Fatal

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At approximately 7:45 P.M. the Worth County Coroner arrived at a Sylvester crash scene where a two-vehicle wreck occurred on Hwy 313N this evening. Cont’d below: _________________________________ Fatality Crash in Worth (cont’d)… Just after 7 P.M. Saturday evening, Worth County emergency units … Continued

The Hope for Graduation

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As 2014 Graduation Day quickly approaches, it is a day many students, parents and teachers are praying to get to without any conflicts. For one Worth County student however, he just hopes to live long enough to see the day, … Continued

Elections: As We Were in Worth

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Tuesday’s Primary Election turned out only a mere 20 percent or better of the registered voter population in Worth County. The small number of Worth voters spoke volumes in the election however, which is, for the most part, over for … Continued

SPD Officers Apprehend Suspect in ‘Broad Daylight’ Burglary

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In Worth News today, Sylvester Police apprehend a suspected burglar within minutes of crime Tuesday morning; plus, two Worth Deputies make an unsuspected apprehension; this and more below: _____________________________________________ SPD Quick Arrest At approximately 10:25 A.M. this morning (Tuesday) Sylvester Police units were responding … Continued

Is it WORTH IT to be a SAHM or SAHD???

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by Brandy Harris Being a stay at home mom or dad (SAHM/SAHD) can be very rewarding and fulfilling.  Parents who are able to stay at home with their children enjoy seeing the “firsts,” such as walking, talking, giggling, and crawling.  … Continued

Worth County Board of Education Appoints Superintendent

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At the April 28th meeting, the Worth County Board of Education appointed and welcomed Mrs. Cecilia Kay Mathews as Worth County School Systems next Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2014. When asked about the selection Board Chairman William Jenkins … Continued

Poulan Mayor Sentenced

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Poulan Mayor Hugh Dustin Grubbs, 43, was sentenced to 3-years probation under Dougherty County Judge Willie Lockette in April after pleading guilty to drug possession charges stemming from his arrest in 2012. Cont’d below:   Cont’d… Grubbs was handcuffed by … Continued

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