Author: Cale Colby

An Evening in Paris

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 31789 Refreshments Will be Available! For More Information Call: 229-848-3319…

Food Drive a Huge Success at Destiny Fitness

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 of Sylvester kicked off a monthly food drive benefiting Family…

County Begins 2016 Budget Discussion

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 year. Commissioner Ken Hall was not present for the hearing.…

Toga! Toga! Toga! – Arf! Arf! Arf!

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 great opportunity to celebrate the end of the college school…

Billy “Pa Bill” Smith

Mr. Billy “Pa Bill” Smith, 75, of Sylvester died Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. The funeral service was held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Northside Baptist Church with interment following in the…

Wayne Griner

Mr. Wayne Griner, 50, of Sylvester died Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. The funeral service was held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel with interment following in the Cool…

Another Sylvester Business Robbed at Gunpoint

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 midnight last Wednesday and police were dispatched to J&J Grocery…