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  • Sylvester: Small Town, Big Heart

    Sylvester: Small Town, Big Heart

    Thursday, April 27 2017 11:15 AM EDT2017-04-27 15:15:49 GMT
    Downtown Sylvester (Source: WALB)Downtown Sylvester (Source: WALB)

    Folks in Sylvester have a LOT of downtown pride. From keeping the Sylvester Women's Club alive, to offering great food to the community, the 'Peanut Capital' remains a thriving place to live and work...

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    Folks in Sylvester have a LOT of downtown pride. From keeping the Sylvester Women's Club alive, to offering great food to the community, the 'Peanut Capital' remains a thriving place to live and work...

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  • WALB's Going Mobile Community Tour stops in Sylvester

    WALB's Going Mobile Community Tour stops in Sylvester

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:02 AM EDT2017-04-28 12:02:51 GMT
    Source WALBSource WALB

    Melissa, Yolanda, Jake, and Jim and the WALB News Ten crew broadcast our 5:30 newscast live at the train depot in Sylvester.  We had dozens of people come out to join us and watch the newscast. 

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    Melissa, Yolanda, Jake, and Jim and the WALB News Ten crew broadcast our 5:30 newscast live at the train depot in Sylvester.  We had dozens of people come out to join us and watch the newscast. 

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  • Old building will bring new life to downtown Sylvester

    Old building will bring new life to downtown Sylvester

    Thursday, April 27 2017 3:37 PM EDT2017-04-27 19:37:33 GMT
    It will serve as a theatre space, coffee shop, and venue for the whole community. (Source: WALB)It will serve as a theatre space, coffee shop, and venue for the whole community. (Source: WALB)

    Downtown Sylvester is full of beautiful historic buildings, and soon one of those building will open it's doors as a new venue for the community.

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    Downtown Sylvester is full of beautiful historic buildings, and soon one of those building will open it's doors as a new venue for the community.

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  • Bridging art and agriculture: Community garden grows in Sylvester

    Bridging art and agriculture: Community garden grows in Sylvester

    Thursday, April 27 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-04-27 16:07:56 GMT
    The Village Community Garden opened in May of last year (Source: WALB)The Village Community Garden opened in May of last year (Source: WALB)

    A community garden in Sylvester provides fresh vegetables to residents while also educating young and old on the methods of farming.

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    A community garden in Sylvester provides fresh vegetables to residents while also educating young and old on the methods of farming.

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  • Sylvester main street director wants more foot traffic

    Sylvester main street director wants more foot traffic

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:12 AM EDT2017-04-28 12:12:10 GMT
    Frances Keaton owns the Vintage Nest on Main Street (Source:WALB)Frances Keaton owns the Vintage Nest on Main Street (Source:WALB)

    Cars pass by Sylvester’s Main Street every day, but the city’s new main street director wants to see more foot traffic. Sylvester Main Street Director Chloe Holbrook may be new to the city, but she’s already learned her way around downtown.

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    Cars pass by Sylvester’s Main Street every day, but the city’s new main street director wants to see more foot traffic. Sylvester Main Street Director Chloe Holbrook may be new to the city, but she’s already learned her way around downtown.

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  • Sylvester creates Adopt-A-Street Program

    Sylvester creates Adopt-A-Street Program

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:11 AM EDT2017-04-28 12:11:20 GMT
    The City of Sylvester wants to see cleaner streets with its new program (Source:WALB)The City of Sylvester wants to see cleaner streets with its new program (Source:WALB)

    The City of Sylvester is hoping residents will participate in its Adopt-A-Street Program. The city council adopted the program in order to combat the city’s litter problem. Residents, businesses, and organizations are encouraged to adopt a street.

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    The City of Sylvester is hoping residents will participate in its Adopt-A-Street Program. The city council adopted the program in order to combat the city’s litter problem. Residents, businesses, and organizations are encouraged to adopt a street.

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  • Sylvester plants memorial trees

    Sylvester plants memorial trees

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-04-28 12:09:17 GMT
    The first tree was planted at City Hall in honor of Kathy Wise (Source:WALB)The first tree was planted at City Hall in honor of Kathy Wise (Source:WALB)

    The City of Sylvester recently planted two trees in honor of two very devoted former employees.

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    The City of Sylvester recently planted two trees in honor of two very devoted former employees.

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  • Construction set to begin on Worth Co. Career and College Academy

    Construction set to begin on Worth Co. Career and College Academy

    Thursday, April 27 2017 8:48 AM EDT2017-04-27 12:48:00 GMT
    Construction is expected to be complete by August 2018 (Source: WALB)Construction is expected to be complete by August 2018 (Source: WALB)

    Crews are just days away from breaking ground for a new state-of-the-art high school in Worth County.

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    Crews are just days away from breaking ground for a new state-of-the-art high school in Worth County.

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  • Sylvester celebrates Georgia Cities Week

    Sylvester celebrates Georgia Cities Week

    Thursday, April 27 2017 2:47 PM EDT2017-04-27 18:47:04 GMT
    The Mayor said Georgia Cities Week gives city employees a chance to showcase what they do everyday. (Source: WALB)The Mayor said Georgia Cities Week gives city employees a chance to showcase what they do everyday. (Source: WALB)

    Cities across Georgia are celebrating Georgia Cities Week. Sylvester has held events in the City everyday this week.

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    Cities across Georgia are celebrating Georgia Cities Week. Sylvester has held events in the City everyday this week.

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  • Worth Co. Middle School program aims to build strong leaders

    Worth Co. Middle School program aims to build strong leaders

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:34 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:34:52 GMT
    WCMS started the TIE program 7 months ago (Source: WALB)WCMS started the TIE program 7 months ago (Source: WALB)

    A program at Worth County Middle School is teaching leadership skills to young men through tying ties.

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    A program at Worth County Middle School is teaching leadership skills to young men through tying ties.

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  • Worth girls have their own TIE Club

    Worth girls have their own TIE Club

    Thursday, April 27 2017 3:50 PM EDT2017-04-27 19:50:05 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    The Worth Co. Middle School Tie Club has also expanded to include female students, as part of the GEMS Club, or Girls Growing Empowering Myself Successfully.

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    The Worth Co. Middle School Tie Club has also expanded to include female students, as part of the GEMS Club, or Girls Growing Empowering Myself Successfully.

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