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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 year and 67% 5-Year average. Peanut Crop is rated 0% Very Poor, 2% Poor, 24% Fair, 59% Good and 15% Excellent. STATE ITEM July 19, 2015 PREV. WEEK July 19, 2014 5-YEAR AVG. GEORGIA Peanuts Blooming 94% 88% 93% 90% Peanuts Pegging 76% 59% 74% 69% Soil Moisture 5% Very Short 34% Short 56% Adequate 5% Surplus Crop Conditions 0% VP, 4% Poor 22% Fair 55% Good 19% Excellent Most…

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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 almost seems necessary. Even in sleepy Sylvester, we have seen multiple incidents in recent months involving masked gunmen brandishing pistols and shotguns on innocent residents.…

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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 the Darton Cavaliers next spring, Gowdy was picked as one of 24 players from Southwest Georgia to compete in the All-State game in Columbus at…

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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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Recognizing Local Men and Women in Law Enforcement

July 13, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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Recognizing Local Men and Women in Law Enforcement

In today’s atmosphere, our Law Enforcement Officers do not always get shown the appreciation they deserve even though they place their lives on the line every time they go to work!…

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New Hope to Graduate for Some Former Worth Students

April 28, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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School System

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…

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Boys Soccer Set to Host Playoff Game

April 28, 2015, Posted In: Uncategorized
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Soccer

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…

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