• Douglas police searching for person of interest
    on March 22, 2019 at 1:46 am

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  • Bettye Childs
    by Nicole Jones on March 20, 2019 at 12:45 pm

    Mrs. Bettye Van Powell Childs, age 89, of Statesboro, Georgia, passed into eternal rest at Ogeechee Area Hospice on March 13, 2019.  Bettye was born on August 7, 1929 in Sylvester, Georgia where she was raised. She graduated from Sylvester…Read more &rarr […]

  • Virginia “Ginny” Souter
    by Nicole Jones on March 20, 2019 at 12:37 pm

    Ms. Virginia “Ginny” Ann Souter, 81 of Sylvester, died on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Pruitt Health of Sylvester. The funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Banks Funeral Home Chapel, interment…Read more &rarr […]

  • Start “Sporting Healthy Habits” at Kindergarten Roundup
    on March 19, 2019 at 4:31 pm

    STATENVILLE – Echols County Health Department encourages all up and coming kindergartners to start “Sporting Healthy Habits.” The health department will be holding a “Sporting Healthy Habits” kindergarten roundup on April 10-11. They will be offering Ear, Eye, Dental & Nutrition Screenings for $42. That price includes immunization records. Immunization records alone are $10. Both […] (Feed generated with FetchRSS) […]

  • Lowndes County horse tests positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis
    on March 19, 2019 at 11:33 am

    VALDOSTA – A horse in Lowndes County has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Public Health officials urge South Georgians to always wear mosquito spray whenever outdoors to guard against mosquito-borne illnesses no matter how early in the season it may seem. “It is crucial to remember that it is never too early for […] (Feed generated with FetchRSS) […]

  • Request for Bids for Road Construction
    by Clerk on March 15, 2019 at 6:04 pm

    The Worth County Board of Commissioners will be accepting sealed bids for the base and paving, striping and other associated items for the construction of Medders Road and the 2019 LMIG project. Work performed will include soil cement base, double surface treatment, triple surface treatment, striping, erosion control, traffic control and other miscellaneous work as […]

  • Request for Proposals – Scrap Tire Carrier / Processor
    by Clerk on March 14, 2019 at 3:26 pm

    Worth County Board of Commissioners, Georgia is requesting sealed proposals to provide all labor, equipment, and supplies needed for the removing, transporting, and processing scrap tires collected during the Worth County scrap tire amnesty event. Scrap Tire Carrier / Processor must be an EPD permitted tire carrier and an EPD permitted or approved scrap tire […]

  • Maggie Monk
    by Nicole Jones on March 13, 2019 at 12:41 pm

    Maggie Wilson Monk, 97, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 while surrounded by her loving family. The graveside service was held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, March 11, 2019 in the Hillcrest Cemetery. The Rev. Eddie Lockany officiated. Mrs.…Read more &rarr […]

  • Selma Hill
    by Nicole Jones on March 13, 2019 at 12:18 pm

    Mrs. Selma H. Hill, 87 of Sylvester, died on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at the Pine Shadows Retirement Manor. The graveside service was held at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in the Providence Cemetery. Nephew Bob Holden officiated. …Read more &rarr […]

  • Sherman Key
    by Nicole Jones on March 13, 2019 at 12:14 pm

    Sherman Travis Key (U.S. Air Force Ret) passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at the Medical Center Enterprise. He was 90. Funeral serviced were 2:00pm Friday, March 1, 2019 from the Sorrells Funeral Home and Crematory Chapel in Enterprise with…Read more &rarr […]

  • Understanding the importance of vaccinations
    on March 13, 2019 at 8:30 am

    Vaccines are constantly being discussed at the national level. These discussions are typically surrounded by statistics and scientific terms that can make things confusing. To clear up some of the confusion surrounding the topic here are some answers to commonly asked questions. What are vaccines and how do they work? The Centers for Disease Control […] (Feed generated with FetchRSS) […]

  • Last Week to Vote Early
    by Brandy Harris on March 12, 2019 at 3:45 pm

    Happy March to our Georgia Voters! Friday (15th) is the last day to vote early and we have had no lines to wait in! So far we have had 945 voters. If you choose to go to your Precinct…the polls will open from 7am – 7pm on Tuesday the 19th. Just a reminder that this […]

  • Kenneth Bentley
    by Nicole Jones on March 6, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    Kenneth Leroy Bentley, age 70, of Oskaloosa, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City, Iowa. Kenneth was born on August 19, 1948, in Naples, IL, to Loren and Lena (Pruett) Bentley.…Read more &rarr […]

  • Marian Moore
    by Nicole Jones on March 6, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    Mrs. Marian Overton Moore, 84 of Sylvester, died on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at her daughters residence in Atlanta. The funeral service was held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the First Baptist Church of Sylvester, interment…Read more &rarr […]


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