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Graduation Edition

May 20, 2016, Posted In: Education,Paper
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The Sylvester Local News’ annual graduation special edition will be released next week. We’ve been working overtime to make sure that this year’s edition is the best ever. It will include pictures of all our class of 2016 graduates, special pictures from Saturday’s ceremony, special recognition for some of Worth County’s best & brightest kids, and more.  Pick up your copy on newsstands starting Tuesday afternoon or stop by our office. We’d love to see you!

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May 18 Edition Delivery

May 19, 2016, Posted In: Paper
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May 18 Edition Delivery

There were some problems with the May 18 edition mail delivery. We thought that we had resolved the issue, but several subscribers have not received their paper this week. If you are a regular subscriber and have not gotten your May 18 edition in the mail, please stop by our office at 103 East Kelly…

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Safety tips from Georgia Power for National Electrical Safety Month

May 12, 2016, Posted In: Farm & Home
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Safety tips from Georgia Power for National Electrical Safety Month

ATLANTA – May 12, 2016 – May marks National Electrical Safety month across the country – a time to spotlight the importance of electricity in everyday life, as well as electrical safety in and around the house. Georgia Power, the state’s leading electric utility serving 2.5 million customers, makes safety a core value for thousands…

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Cochran awarded GFB Scholarship for UGA College of Veterinary Medicine

May 6, 2016, Posted In: Education
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Cochran awarded GFB Scholarship for UGA College of Veterinary Medicine

MACON, Ga. –    Rebekah Cochran, a member of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2017, is one of two recipients of the 2016 Georgia Farm Bureau…

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Basketball Hall of Famer Visits Tiftarea Academy

May 6, 2016, Posted In: Education,Sports
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Basketball Hall of Famer Visits Tiftarea Academy

CHULA, GA—Olympic Gold Medalist, former NBA star, and NCAA Basketball Hall of Famer, Christian Laettner paid a visit to Tiftarea Academy last Thursday night. Laettner was the guest speaker at…

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Brunson Selected to the Class of 2017 Summerall Guards

May 6, 2016, Posted In: Uncategorized
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Brunson Selected to the Class of 2017 Summerall Guards

CHARLESTON, SC — Earning the title Summerall Guard is one of the highest honors that can be achieved by a member of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets at The…

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Hagin of Doerun Inducted Into GSW’s Kappa Delta Pi Chapter

May 6, 2016, Posted In: Education
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Hagin of Doerun Inducted Into GSW’s Kappa Delta Pi Chapter

AMERICUS, GA — Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, is pleased to announce that 20 members have been invited and inducted into its membership through the Pi Gamma…

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Sheriff Responds to Wrongful Death Claims

May 6, 2016, Posted In: Uncategorized
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Sheriff Responds to Wrongful Death Claims

Following a press conference on Monday at 1:00 p.m. in Sylvester by a group known as The National Joshua Generation whose stated intention was “to announce the demand for justice…

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First Joint Forest Management Meeting Held

May 6, 2016, Posted In: Farm & Home
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First Joint Forest Management Meeting Held

The Worth County UGA Extension along with the Georgia Forestry Commission held our first joint Forest Management Meeting on April 7th 2016. There were 30 landowners in attendance who heard…

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Worth County Establishes Tree Board

May 6, 2016, Posted In: Government
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Worth County Establishes Tree Board

The Mayor and Council of the City of Sylvester recognizes the environmental, social, and economic benefits of trees, by filtering pollutants, providing shade and habitats for animals, creating desirable living…

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Tiffany Tanner Recognized during Valdosta State University’s 2015-2016 Student Employee of the Year Awards Ceremony

May 6, 2016, Posted In: Education
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Tiffany Tanner Recognized during Valdosta State University’s 2015-2016 Student Employee of the Year Awards Ceremony

VALDOSTA, GA (04/19/2016)– Tiffany Tanner of Ty Ty, Georgia, was nominated for Valdosta State University 2015-2016 Student Employee of the Year by the Office of the Vice President for Finance…

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WCES TAG Students Participate in SWGA RESA Media Festival 2016

May 6, 2016, Posted In: Education
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WCES TAG Students Participate in SWGA RESA Media Festival 2016

Congratulations to those students who participated, placed, and won at the 2016 Media Festival! Students worked on media presentations in their TAG class and presented them at the SWGA RESA Media Festival…

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