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New Hope to Graduate for Some Former Worth Students

April 28, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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House Bill 91 is now in effect for all current and former Worth County High School students who did not or potentially would not receive a high school diploma because they did not pass the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT). The bill, signed by the governor on March 30, is a retroactive policy that will enable all students who attended Worth County dating back to the test’s inception in 1981 (if the student successfully fulfilled all other requirements but did not pass the graduation test) to reapply for their diploma. Worth County Schools Superintendent Kay Mathews says the bill…

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Boys Soccer Set to Host Playoff Game

April 28, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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By: Cale Colby   The Worth County soccer teams finished up regular season play last week with a pair of games against the Lowndes Vikings and the Crisp Cougars. The boys fell to Lowndes, 0-3, last Tuesday, then they lost unexpectedly to their region rivals from Cordele on Wednesday evening. While the region loss was…

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Make a Difference – Save a Student!

April 28, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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Car crashes kill more young people than any other cause accounting for nearly half of all teen deaths in America each year. Over 3,000 U.S. teens die each year in car crashes; that’s the equivalent of a commercial jet loaded with teenagers crashing once every other week for an entire year. For every American teen…

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2015 Graduation Edition

April 27, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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There is still time to recognize your Senior in our 2015 Graduation Edition. Deadline for ad requests is May 15th. Sample sizes below are offered at a discounted price. Other…

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Financial Calculators = Success in Solving Financial Issues

April 27, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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Financial planning is a necessity to ensure a successful and prominent life. Are you experiencing life changes? Are you getting married? Becoming a parent? Graduating from college? Buying or selling…

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An Evening in Paris

April 27, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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Special Needs Dance: Friday, May 8, 2015 • 7pm – 9pm in the Sumner Gym Special Needs Pageant: Saturday, May 9, 2015 • 2pm at 706 Walnut Street, Sumner, GA…

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Food Drive a Huge Success at Destiny Fitness

April 22, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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Destiny Fitness of Sylvester would like to congratulate Mr. Donnie Fairbanks for winning the first monthly Food Drive Contest at the fitness center. Beginning in March of 2015, Destiny Fitness…

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County Begins 2016 Budget Discussion

April 22, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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By: Ches Kendrick On Tuesday, April 7, the board of commissioners held a budget hearing to see where county departments stand as far as their needs for the upcoming fiscal…

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Sunday Storm Downs Trees on Two Isabella Street Homes

April 22, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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By: Cale Colby Bucket trucks lined Isabella Street Monday as the sound of chainsaws rang out under the still threatening skies. A day before, Worth County had been placed under…

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Toga! Toga! Toga! – Arf! Arf! Arf!

April 22, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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The 30th Annual Georgia Renaissance Festival’s gates swing open again this weekend (April 25 & 26) for Roman Weekend, the biggest Toga Party of the 16th Century! “It’s also a…

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Another Sylvester Business Robbed at Gunpoint

April 22, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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By: Cale Colby SPD Lieutenant Kenneth Washington released information last week on yet another armed robbery of a Sylvester Business. According to the Lieutenant, 911 received a call just before…

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Dogs Have Their Day At Bark in the Park

April 22, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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By: Staff Report Dozens of pups and their accommodating owners paid a visit to the fifth annual Bark in the Park hosted by the Best Friends Humane Society at the…

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