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In Worth News: Worth Athletes of South GA United Soccer Club are London Bound  Worth County High School students Colby Beardon, 16, and Hunter Jones, 15, are leaving the States along with their South Georgia United Soccer Club teammates to England … Continued

Worth a Mention

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In this week’s Worth a Mention segment: local 4 H’ers are enjoying the fun of Summer Day Camp while learning some very important information which could save lives; also, see a few scenes of local ‘happenings’ in Worth County recently – Our Chamber … Continued

Signatures for Willis Ineligible

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Ken Willis recently qualified to run as an Independent in November’s Election for the District-3 seat on the Worth County Board of Commissioners (BOC). He required 152 signatures of registered voters in the district to get his name on the … Continued

Worth News Friday

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In Worth News Friday, Worth emergency units were on scene at lunch hour today in response to a wreck initially called in to involve a semi truck and possibly two other vehicles (see story below); also, Worth County Sheriff’s Office … Continued

County Mourns Death of Young Wreck Victim

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Just after 12:30 A.M. Friday morning, Worth Deputies, EMS and Fire/Rescue were in response to a one vehicle crash reported on Cochran Road (off Medders Road). Cont’d below:   Cont’d… Georgia State Patrol Trooper Alec Davis said a GMC extended … Continued

Sheriff Seizes Gaming Machines in Two Worth Stores Thursday

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UPDATE Below: Worth County Sheriff Jeff Hobby said illegal cash payouts have occurred in Worth County through gaming machine activity in convenience stores. Arrests are pending after a WCSO month-long investigation. See story below: Cont’d…. Investigator for Worth County Sheriff’s Department, … Continued

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In this week’s Worth a Mention segment: a driver stopped for speeding in Poulan sends a letter to the Mayor about the officer, bragging on the patrolman! Also, the annual county Fishing Rodeo was held recently and we have the … Continued

Deer Struck on Highway Lands in Car

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A man traveling into Worth County this morning was completely unaware of a new passenger he obtained after a deer encounter on Hwy 82 East. See story below: Cont’d… Poulan Police Chief Larry Whisenant said a man that struck a … Continued

DAR Honors Members at Rest

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Members of the Barnard Trail Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) were out this morning placing American flags on the gravesites of deceased members of the nearly 93-year old organization. These ladies battled the humidity, which kicked in early … Continued

July 2014 Obituaries

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___________________________________________ Lillian Tolliver The funeral services for the late Mrs. Lillian Tolliver of Sylvester, Georgia, who departed this life on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Georgia, will be held on Saturday, August 9, 2014 … Continued

Worth News Friday

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In Friday’s News: an 18-year old Worth teen charged with murder has bond set; a District-3 challenger on the Board of Commissioners emerges; and Sylvester Police make an arrest after a vehicle drove through the car lot fence at Sunbelt Ford and … Continued

Man Airlifted from Cotton Field After Crash

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UPDATE Friday: At 6 P.M.this evening (Thursday) Worth Fire/Rescue, deputies and EMS were in response to the dirt portion of Medders Road where a one vehicle wreck was reported. Cont’d below:   Cont’d… Worth County Deputy Jeff Thompson said Charles … Continued

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This week’s Worth a Mention segment features a Worth County High School student intending to pursue a career in agriculture. She has earned a scholarship with endorsement from a few local farmers prompting a press release from Grow Ag Leaders ; also, the WCHS … Continued

BOC Budget Discussions Continue

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(UPDATE below) The Worth County Board of Commissioners are working diligently to reach finalization of the budget for the quickly approaching 2014/15 fiscal year. Discussions continued during Tuesday’s Called Meeting  ‘to discuss questions that have risen concerning the 2014/2015 Budget … Continued

K-9 Labrador Helps Convict Murder Suspect

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Atlanta – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens announced Thursday that a Worth County man has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility for parole after 30 years for a 2012 murder and arson. Cont’d below:   Cont’d… Commissioner Hudgens … Continued

Worth Health

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A new immunization is required for the upcoming school year for 7th grade students and high school new entrants; also local health advisors provide tips to prevent heat-related illness; this and more below:   ____________________________________ Southwest Health District gives tips … Continued

Worth News Friday

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Emergency personnel responded to Sumner this morning after a semi truck and trailer traveling on Hwy 82 overturned; Also, see how our safety officials are doing their part in keeping Worth Countians safe; this and more below: Safe Kids Video … Continued

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

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