August 27, 2013 - September 2, 2013
"Ask not what your community can do for you, but WHAT can you do for your community"

DPH Warns Of Potentially Deadly ‘Herbal Incense’

NEWS RELEASE August 23, 2013 (View PDF)


ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has become aware of a dangerous, potentially lethal substance surfacing in convenience stores and smoke shops. DPH has issued an emergency communication to about 40,000 licensed physicians and physician’s assistants in Ga. When ingested or inhaled this neurotoxin can render a person motionless and/or unconscious and cause severe cardiac problems. In the last 24 hours, at least eight patients in Southeast Ga. have been hospitalized; some patients have been admitted to intensive care and are on life support.

Anyone who has used the substance should seek immediate medical attention or call the Georgia Poison Center at 800-222-1222.

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Miss Worth County Touchdown Pageant

Miss Worth County Touchdown Pageant
Saturday 9-28-13
Worth County High Cafeteria
5:00p - 9:00p

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WCHS Achievement Boosters are now accepting memberships!

This will be their 2nd year and they are pleased to announce they gave out over $1,750.00 in Student Scholarships, hosted the 1st Annual 9th Grade Pinning Ceremony, provided monthly incentives for teachers and students and provided breakfast for the Teachers at Teacher Appreciation Week last year and participated in the Drive 4UR Community. They would love to expand and are asking for your support!

The plans are already under way for the 2nd Annual 9th Grade Pinning Ceremony on September 27, 2013 at 9:00 AM. If you would like to contribute or attend please contact Traci Chesser at They are also accepting memberships and are in the process of planning their 2nd Annual Dinner Banquet. If you want further information on the WCHS Achievement Boosters contact Ms. Traci Chesser at!

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Looking Ahead

Here is a look at the next 14 days!

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Events Calendar.

Rams Vs. Cook County
Football Game

Mary Alice Shipp CDC Community Awards Banquet
Black-Tie Awards Banquet dedicated to community residents for their help with MASCDC's Mission. Program organizations include: Moultrie Technical College, Century Pines,,Ma Flora's Helping Hands, Phoebe Worth, and the Georgia Department of Labor.

4th Annual MASCD Center "Black Tie Affair"

First Thursday/Movie Night/Downtown Train Depot
Gather your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a fantastic night out with your family for Movie Night. FREE

Education Committee
Meets Quarterly on the 2nd Monday Youth Leadership and Government Tour

Membership Committee
Meets Quarterly on the 2nd Tuesday

Get Involved In Local Governance, and Attend A Meeting!

A Little More Information About...

2013 Sumner Egg Festival 

September 21, 2013
Sumner GA

Takes place the third weekend in September. Activities include a parade, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, and plenty of events for the kids! Don’t miss this egg-citing event! Featuring: Southern Gun Slingers Show, Slowest Tractor Race and the Fastest Lawn Mowers.

Download the Vendor Packet | Special Needs Dance Packet | Beauty Pageant Application

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Don't Forget About...

Sumner Beauty Pageant 

Early entry deadline is September 7, 2013

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Time to enter the Georgia Peanut Festival 5K & Fun Run!
Parade Participant and Vendor Applications are also available HERE!

Farmers Appreciation Dinner

Farmers Appreciation Dinner Sponsorship Opportunities Available!


'Celebrating Centennial Farms of Worth County' We are now accepting sponsorships for the 2013 Farmers Appreciation Dinner on November 21, 2013. If you would like to be a sponsor, and be mentioned in the Peanut Festival Magazine as well as the online ad on, the deadline is September 1, 2013. Click to Read the Sponsorship Form

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2014 Leadership Worth Application

2014 Leadership Worth Application

Leadership Worth's Class Leadership Worth Application 2014 will kickoff January 14, 2014. Applications will be accepted soon, and tuition is $250. So, contact the Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce for further details. Applications will be available at the Chamber and on the Chamber's website. MORE TO COME SOON.....

Leadership Worth Application

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The Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce is a Partner in Education, and We Love Our Schools! Click the Logo to see WCS News, or click the link to find out how to Become A Partner in Education!

Find Information And Applications For All Our Local Festivals HERE!

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