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Mt. Horeb Church to Celebrate Century of Fourth Sunday Services

August 11, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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Mt. Horeb Church to Celebrate Century of Fourth Sunday Services

Mt. Horeb Baptist Church will hold a special Fourth Sunday Service on August 23 to commemorate 100 years of the annual gathering in August. Those who are familiar with the old Worth County church may find it curious that Mt. Horeb is holding a centennial celebration in 2015 when the church was constituted back in 1848. However, this 100th gathering marks another unusual milestone in the church’s history. Mt. Horeb Church was built on the Flint River in the former Dooly County, and moved to its present location some 20 years later in 1868. According to information provided by Mrs.…

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PEANUT MARKETING NEWS – August 11, 2015 – Tyron Spearman, Editor (101)

August 11, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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PEANUT MARKETING NEWS – August 11, 2015 – Tyron Spearman, Editor (101)

  U.S. PEANUT CROP UPDATE – From National Agricultural Statistics Service as of August 9, 2015. USA Peanut Crop is estimated pegging at 94% this week, 88% last week, 94% last year and 92% 5-Year average. Peanut Crop is rated 0% Very Poor, 3% Poor, 21% Fair, 58% Good and 18% Excellent. STATE ITEM August…

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Splash Park Opens in Sylvester

August 11, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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Splash Park Opens in Sylvester

The Sylvester Splash Park opened for visitors on the morning of Saturday, August 1. There will be an official grand opening after some finishing touches are made. The Park will be opened seasonally from 10:00 a.m. until dusk. If the Splash Park is to be enjoyed by everyone, there are several rules and regulations that…

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PEANUT MARKETING NEWS – July 21, 2015 – Tyron Spearman, Editor (91)

July 22, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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PEANUT MARKETING NEWS – July 21, 2015 – Tyron Spearman, Editor (91)

U.S. PEANUT CROP UPDATE – From National Agricultural Statistics Service as of July 19, 2015. USA Peanut Crop is estimated pegging at 73% this week, 59% last week, 71% last…

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The Right to Bear Arms

July 22, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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The Right to Bear Arms

With the modern social climate leaning more towards the Wild West than a civilized modern society, the desire to own and carry a gun to protect yourself or your family…

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Gowdy Reps Rams in All-State Game

July 22, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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Gowdy Reps Rams in All-State Game

The accolades keep coming for Denzel Gowdy after a remarkable senior season. After being named Region Player of the Year for 1-AAAA and signing a scholarship to play baseball with…

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My Hero, My Granddaughter

July 21, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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My Hero, My Granddaughter

This particular Sunday morning began like most Sundays at our home with one exception, our granddaughter Eden Young, was visiting with us. She had a beautiful new dress from her…

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Community Gathers to Install Smoke Detectors in Homes

July 21, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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Community Gathers to Install Smoke Detectors in Homes

In May, the Flint River Chapter of the American Red Cross partnered with Sylvester organizations to educate local citizens and install smoke detectors in the community. The Sylvester Fire Department,…

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Summer Reading Equals $$$ for College

July 14, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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Summer Reading Equals $$$ for College

Only One Month Left to Enter Summer Reading Program Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win Money for College WHAT:  At libraries across the state, parents, grandparents and legal guardians can…

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DON’T BE SHOCKED: LIGHTNING IS GEORGIA’S #2 WEATHER-RELATED KILLER

July 13, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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(ATLANTA) – Since 2000, lightning has been one of the most common weather-related killers in Georgia, second only to tornadoes. During Lightning Safety Awareness Week, June 21-27, Georgia Emergency Management Agency /Homeland…

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Summer Construction … Extreme Delays Expected

July 13, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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Motorists asked to plan ahead, be patient as GA DOT repairs & improve highways across Georgia Tifton GA, – Plan ahead, drive alert and watch for work zones. That’s the advice…

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Worth County Students of Georgia Southwestern State University Receive Honors

July 13, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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The following local residents made the Spring 2015 President’s List at Georgia Southwestern State University and were among 487 students recognized for scholastic achievement. Julie Edwards of Sumner Haley Hagin…

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