New rec center, ball fields under construction in Worth County

New rec center, ball fields under construction in Worth County

SYLVESTER, Ga. (WALB) - A new recreation complex and four new baseball fields are under construction in Sylvester.

The sports complex will be built on Ashburn Highway near the Tractor Supply Company.

WALB News 10 was told it’s a joint project between the City of Sylvester and Worth County.

Worth County Board of Commissioners Chairman Fred Dent said the project will serve many purposes for the area.

Fred Dent
Fred Dent (Source: WALB)

“It will give us an opportunity to have tournaments here and bring in revenue. It gives our kids a really nice place to play and that’s our main concern,” said Dent.

Worth County leaders said the pandemic has slowed down the project.

The county is putting about half a million dollars from SPLOST tax funds into the project.

They hope to have the complex complete by Spring of 2022.

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