Worth Sports

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In Rams Sports today: Rams Soccer Worth Boys & Girls’ varsity soccer teams will be traveling to Bainbridge today to face off with the Bearcats, region rivals in 1 –AAAA as of the 2015 soccer year. Rams Girls’ soccer had … Continued

Worth a Mention

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In this week’s Worth a Mention segment: Local emergency personnel in Worth County lined the streets of Sylvester this morning as the funeral procession of former Warwick Police Officer John Mucci rode through (pictured – firefighters prepare flag which was hung on … Continued

Worth News: SPD Make Arrests on Wanted Ssupects

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Sylvester Police reached out to the public for information on two wanted suspects last week and today both subjects have been arrested. See details below: _______________________________________________ SPD Arrest Shooting Suspect Demarcus Wright, 23, was arrested on April 4th at 1250 … Continued

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In Worth News Sylvester police are searching for a man suspected of kidnapping and assault among a list of charges on SPD warrants; another driver says a deer in the roadway is to blame for a wreck – this one … Continued

April 2015 Obituaries

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__________________________________ Patricia (Pat) Coker Mrs. Patricia (Pat) Coker, 72, of Albany died Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at her daughter’s residence in Albany. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Banks Funeral Home … Continued

Public Health Confirms Rabies Case in District

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Public Health official warns Worth residents to take precautions against rabies   Good intentions turned into tragedy when a Southwest Georgia resident using an on-line service adopted a dog that turned out to have rabies – and the person’s existing … Continued

4-H’ers Shoot Straight & Win Big & LIVE Rams Baseball (Monday)

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Catch Rams baseball on live stream Monday and check out how well Worth County represented recently at a 4-H youth Fundraiser Shoot in Boston, GA!   _____________________________ 4?H’ers Shoot Straight & Win Big by Lauren Burdine, Worth County 4?H Agent Worth County 4?H Shotgun team members recently competed in the Thomas County 4?H S.A.F.E. Team Fundraiser Shoot held Saturday, March 28th at Quail Pointe in Boston, GA. Youth competing shot in three  … Continued

Worth Outdoors: Recreation and Agriculture News

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In this month’s Worth Outdoors segment: see who’s featured on our Worth Braggin’ About wall as Turkey season takes off; posted below are results from Blackshear tourney events plus information on upcoming tournaments; 4-H News and a SUMMER CAMP REMINDER! This … Continued

Several Transported by Ambulance Following Morning Wreck

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Worth County emergency units were responding to the Worth Elementary School Hwy 313 entrance this morning (Wednesday) where a 2-vehicle wreck had been reported just before 8 A.M. Cont’d below… __________________________________________ Cont’d… Sylvester Police Patrolman Paul Klein said this afternoon that … Continued

Worth Sports: Rams Baseball LIVE

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Worth County Rams are 7 – 4 and look to end Thomas County Central’s 7-game winning streak today at Pope Park. If you are unable to attend, a link is provided below for live stream you may watch from your … Continued

OPINIONS: The Real March Madness

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by Glenn Mollette   The NCAA college basketball tournament is appropriately named March Madness. The craziest people associated with the sport are the University of Kentucky basketball fans. UK Coach John Calipari said so after the SEC tournament final game … Continued

Worth News Friday

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In today’s Latest News segment: A collision occurred this week in Sylvester on Main Street involving a school bus and semi truck; Also, a number of people are seeking answers after a school principal was allegedly terminated from one of the Worth … Continued

Deer to Blame for Wednesday Night Crash

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Worth Fire/Rescue units, Phoebe Worth EMS and Worth County Deputy units were dispatched to Old State Route 50 just before 10 P.M. tonight (Wednesday) by Worth E-911 in reference to a deer versus a vehicle. The caller to E-911 told … Continued

Fire Breaks Out at Scrap Metal Business

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UPDATE Below: At 7:45 P.M. tonight (Monday), Worth County firefighters were on scene at ACS at Pine Knoll where a fire had erupted in the area where automobiles are scrapped. At least a dozen cars were reportedly burning as firefighters responded; … Continued

Worth a Mention

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In this week’s Worth a Mention segment: lots of smiling faces at the annual Career Day event at Worth Primary School; numbers of locals line up to meet a couple of cable television celebrities from the series Lizard Lick Towing; … Continued

Worth Health: Observing Kick Butts Day

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Public Health plans activities for Kick Butts Day on March 18 ALBANY— Every day more than 3,000 kids under 18 try smoking for the first time and 700 become new, regular daily smokers, says Southwest Georgia Health District Epidemiologist and … Continued

Worth News

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In Worth News today: A fire claims the home of a Sylvester man and a local driver is charged with DUI after reacting to prescribed medication behind the wheel of his vehicle: ________________________________________ Sylvester Man Loses Home to Fire On Wednesday … Continued

March 2015 Obituaries

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____________________________________ Martha Melton Etheridge Mrs. Martha Melton Etheridge, 71, of Albany died Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Phoebe North Campus. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel … Continued

Local Government News

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Local Government meeting information as well as local government council/board meeting agendas for this week & more posted below:   ___________________________________________________ Congressman Scott Announces Mobile Office in Sylvester WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today announced an upcoming mobile office … Continued

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