Bill Yearta Mayor
Bill Yearta is in his fifth term as mayor of Sylvester. He served as a city council member from January of 1998 until December of 2001. He then became mayor in January of 2001. Yearta has been a Sylvester businessman for 28 years. He owns a retail jewelry and gift store, Fletcher and Yearta, in downtown Sylvester. Mr. Yearta also serves on the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia Board.