OPINIONS: Boots On The Ground

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by Glenn Mollette   The war against Isis may require boots on the ground. These boots should not be the soldiers of the United States of America. I have been as incensed as any other American over the barbaric beheadings … Continued

Worth County Agricultural News

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In this month’s Ag News for Worth County: Winners are announced for the 2015 Worth County 4-H/ FFA Swine Show; a Worth County farming couple receives nice recognition by Growing Georgia, an online agriculture publication; also, see current Ag meeting announcements … Continued

Announcements & Events

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Worth County’s upcoming events & important announcements. Send your church/organization announcements or local event info to news@worthit2u.net or call 229-638-0844. Non-profit events are posted free! ______________________________________   ______________________________________________ ______________________________________________ Motorcycle Memorial Ride WHY:  1st Sgt William Samuel Singletary, Jr was killed on … Continued

OPINIONS: Edit Obamacare

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By Glenn Mollette   There are two good points to Obamacare. Insurance for Americans with preexisting conditions is vital to saving some Americans from financially drowning. Also, not dropping an individual’s health insurance because he gets sick is also crucial. … Continued

February 2015 Obituaries

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________________________________________ John H. “Jack” Himioben Mr. John H. “Jack” Himioben, 79, of Poulan died Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at his residence. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at the Pine Hill Baptist Church with interment to follow … Continued

Worth Firefighters Battle Structure Fire Monday Night

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Worth firefighters were dousing hot spots at midnight at a single-wide mobile home that was claimed by fire Monday night. Cont’d below… ________________________  Cont’d… Worth County firefighters had extinguished fierce blazes by midnight Monday night where a fire erupted in a single-wide trailer … Continued

Worth Outdoors & Ag News

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Information for Worth County 2015 4-H Summer Camp is posted below along with some Worth Ag updates; GFC Chief Ranger Lester Green offers important information to Worth Countians regarding prescribed burns; the benefits of the 2015 map courtesy Georgia DNR; this & more … Continued

Armed Robbery at Sylvester Subway

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Sylvester Subway Robbed Sylvester Police confirm that at approximately 9:15 P.M. Saturday night, two black male subjects entered the Subway restaurant, each wielding a gun. One subject reportedly had a shotgun and the other a handgun. There were three customers … Continued

Worth News & Sports Update

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In Worth News today: An unfortunate wreck Sunday night in Crisp County led to the death of a Worth County man; the long overdue reconstruction for westbound traffic to Jefferson Street is underway and apparently even ahead of schedule, which … Continued

OPINIONS: Change The World – For Good

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By Glenn Mollette   Recently on cable news a little boy appeared to execute two men in Syria. Beside him a thug chants something that is probably related to the Muslim religion.  Days before this, men arrogantly stood in the … Continued

Friday Morning Crash Involves Three Vehicles

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School bus drivers were advised by E-911 dispatchers this morning to avoid Whiddon Mill Road near the Poulan Shingler Road intersection where a wreck involving three vehicles had occurred. Cont’d below: ________________________________ Cont’d… At 7:15 A.M. Friday morning, Worth County … Continued

Worth Health

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For Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, Public Health Urges women to get screened and vaccinated against cancer January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and Southwest Health District is observing it by encouraging women to get screened and receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) … Continued

Fire Claims Sylvester Business

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UPDATE Thursday – At 9 P.M. Wednesday night, Sylvester and Worth County firefighters were still on scene working to extinguish ‘hot spots’ from a fire that claimed a longtime local business within minutes after it reportedly ignited; see more below: … Continued

Worth News

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In Worth News: the Worth County Board of Commissioners schedule a Called Meeting Thursday afternoon with one of the topics for discussion being the Registrars Office; a Sylvester woman is arrested as a result of a domestic dispute in which a man was stabbed … Continued

Worth Health

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Phoebe Recognized For Stroke Awareness Program ALBANY, Ga. – Thanks to the generous donations to Phoebe Foundation, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital has been recognized for its participation in the Get with the Guidelines Stroke Program, an American Heart Association initiative. … Continued

Worth News

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In Worth News today: We just have to ‘toot our own horn’ over recent victories accomplished by our Worth County High School Band! Also, information is posted below on a Powder Springs teen who went missing in early December; family … Continued

New Year Brings Devastation to One Worth Family

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UPDATE Below: As the New Year arrived at midnight Wednesday night, Worth County firefighters battled a fire that consumed a Scooterville home and sent a woman to Augusta’s Burn Center. Cont’d below:  __________________________________________ Cont’d… Just after 10 P.M. New Year’s … Continued

January 2015 Obituaries

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  ________________________________________ Carrie Lee Jefferson The funeral services for the late Mrs. Carrie Lee Jefferson of Sylvester, Georgia, who departed this life on Friday, January 30, 2015, at the Mack’s Personal Care Home in Augusta, Georgia, are incomplete at this … Continued

Suspect Sought in Brutal Christmas Day Home Invasion

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Sylvester Police are working very hard to make at least one arrest of a suspect sought following a brutal crime in Sylvester Christmas morning. See more below: ________________________________________ Cont’d… Many Sylvester citizens cry for justice in social media after an elderly … Continued

Worth a Mention: Merry Christmas!

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The spirit of giving continues from the heart of Worth Countians. See stories below:  _______________________________________ Merry Christmas from JCTD! Wet conditions did not dampen the giving spirit and distributions of fruit baskets and goodies recently to many Sylvester residents from … Continued

Longtime Local Officer Passes

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We regretfully report the passing away of former Sylvester Assistant Chief of Police, Margaret White after her strong and faithful battle against lung cancer. She reportedly passed away at home this morning (Tuesday). White was diagnosed in 2012 with the … Continued

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