2022-05-11

2022-05-11 E-Edition

Sylvania Times named official legal organ


After many false starts, and much confusion, Screven County’s only local newspaper and newest source for news has been named the official legal organ of Screven County. Legal notices naming The Sylvania Times as the official legal organ have run in both The Sylvania Times and Sylvania Telephone since the end of March. County Attorney Hubert Reeves in the legal […]

Community comes together for a very special field day



Screven County Businesses and organizations came together with the Screven County School System to provide a wonderful Olympic Event for the special needs population in our county at the 6th annual VERY Special Field Day held at Screven County Recreation Department on Friday. Athletes with disabilities from Screven County Schools and The Screven County TASC center participated with each athlete […]

SCHS holds signing day for future educators


“Teaching, the profession that creates all other professions” hung from the stage on which Screven County High School sponsored it’s fourth annual “signing for future educators”. Five seniors who made their plans to attend college in the fall were present to sign. Each senior chose education as a career due to the encouragement they received by teacher who touched their […]

Volunteers collect 438 lbs of trash on Great American Cleanup Day


Community volunteers collected 438 pounds of litter for the local Great American Cleanup. Seventy-four concerned citizens volunteered their time and efforts to clean up areas of Sylvania, Rocky Ford, Hiltonia, Newington and Hawk Enrichment of Sylvania. Organizers and participants met at the Sylvania amphitheater as the cleanup began at 9:00 a.m., all volunteers received a free T-shirt and goodie bag. […]

Newington man arrested for child molestation



A Screven County man, DAnthony Jabica Miles of Newington has been arrested for allegedly molesting a Statesboro juvenile over the course of several years. Shortly after the victim notified authorities an arrest warrant was issued for 31-year-old Miles, he fled the area. U.S. Marshalls began searching for Miles and after months of investigating, he was arrested on May 2, 2022, […]

Cooking with Pam “The Church Lady”

St. Michael’s Episcopal Waynesboro, GA

Here are a couple of easy recipes with fruit-flavored twists, because—as y’all have probably figured out by now–cooking with fruits is high on the list of things my family enjoys. We hope you will like these as much as we do! Baked Pork Chops with Apples 4 pork chops (maybe ¾” thick) 2 Tbsp oil Salt & pepper 2 Tbsp […]

Dozier’s Doggie Daze

Top 20 Real Stories of Heroic Dogs Saving Human Lives Story 2 Trakr digs citizens out of a fallen building Meet Trakr. He is also a police dog and a shepherd dog like last weeks heroic dog, Rocky. He has longer hair though, and some spots on his body are not covered in black hair like Rocky. Can you tell […]

Happy 4th Birthday

Happy 4th Birthday to Jax Johnson! Jax is the son of Pastor Joshua Johnson and Lauren Johnson. Happy Birthday from Mom, Dad, Jude, Jett, Geepaw, Uncle Sam, and your family at The Sylvania Times!

From the Editor’s Desk


In my family, my baby sister, Dana has a hard row to hoe. From myself to my middle sister to our parents, Dana is still treated as the baby. Despite the fact there is 10 years difference in our ages, she remains in my eyes a child. I suppose it is true what the experts say about our mind seeing […]