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City Council holds lengthy Agenda Setting meeting

BY:  TRACY K. HALL The Mayor and City Council of Americus held a 3-hour meeting to set September’s Agenda. There were 25 items up for ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:13 am

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Drug Trafficking arrest by Americus Police Department

Release from Americus Police Department dated September 18, 2020 On September 17, 2020 Officers of the Americus Police Department received information that a suspect was ... Read more

by admin, Friday, September 18, 2020 10:51 am

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Forgery arrest

Release from the Americus Police Department dated September 17, 2020 On August 18, 2020 the Americus Police Department received a complaint of forgery involving the ... Read more

by admin, Friday, September 18, 2020 7:46 am

Obituaries

Tony Davis: September 17, 2020

Tony Davis, age 73, of Leslie, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020 peacefully at home. Mr. Davis was born September 23, 1946, to the late ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:59 pm

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CVS Health to open COVID-19 Test Site in Americus

CVS Health plans to double its number of COVID-19 drive-thru test sites by adding more than 2,000 sites across the country. The new locations, which ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:06 am

community

Phoebe Sumter Foundation’s virtual Sumter Pink Walk is October 24

From: Council, Katherine R On Behalf Of Phoebe Sumter Foundation Save the date for October 24th for this year’s Sumter Pink Walk. This year will ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:22 am

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South Georgia Technical College closing Thursday due to weather concerns

South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford has made the decision to close South Georgia Technical College and its satellite locations on Wednesday, September ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:05 am

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GBI Arrests Former Law Enforcement Officer for Child Molestation

Andersonville, GA (September 11, 2020) – On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, the GBI arrested Robert Alexander Scott, 69, of Andersonville, Sumter County, GA, and charged him ... Read more

by admin, Friday, September 11, 2020 1:59 pm

education

Sumter County Board of Education votes to continue virtual learning another 9 weeks

BY:  Tracy K. Hall Dr. Torrance Choates recommended to the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) the virtual learning format be extended another 9 weeks. ... Read more

by admin, Friday, September 11, 2020 8:12 am

education

Georgia identifies tests to be eliminated in response to SB 367, aligning state testing requirements to the federal minimum

From:  Georgia Department of Education September 10, 2020 – In keeping with Senate Bill 367, which was signed into law in July, Georgia has eliminated half ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:39 pm

BREAKING NEWS

SOWEGA Fair to be Held in Americus

By Tracy K. Hall AMERICUS – Although many fairs, including the Georgia National Fair, housed in Perry, Georgia have been cancelled, SOWEGA Fair will be ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 4:03 pm

Columns

Renominated for 1980, Pres. Carter Says, “We’ve Been Tested Under Fire”

By:  D. Jason Berggren Note: D. Jason Berggren is an associate professor of political science at Georgia Southwestern State University. This is the eighth article ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 12:09 pm

community

City employee retires after 48 years of service

By:  Michael J. Ross Jackie Ross has many fond memories of her 48 years working for the City of Americus. She recently retired as the ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:58 am

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Americus City Council holds discussion on several items of interest

By:  Tracy K. Hall Mayor and City Council of Americus held August’s Agenda Setting Meeting on Thursday, August 13, 2020.  The meeting lasted over 2.5 ... Read more

by admin, Friday, August 14, 2020 4:35 pm

education

Sumter County Board of Education new district maps and election information

Sumter Çounty Supervisor of Elections, Randy Howard released the new Board of Education District maps with a total of 7 Districts defined. A large, detailed ... Read more

by admin, Friday, August 14, 2020 9:16 am

education

Sumter County Schools: Special Assistance Alternative Community Eligibility Provision 

Release from Sumter County Schools Director of School Nutrition dated August 10 NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH/SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAMS By participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:19 am

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Magnolia Manor covid-19 update

Release from Magnolia Manor dates 8/12/20 Magnolia Manor Home Office, Americus, GA, –  Magnolia Manor President and CEO Mark R. Todd reported that the Americus ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:35 pm

Columns

The 19th amendment stirs memories

By:  Leila Case As we approach the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution that granted American women ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:32 am

Columns

An Ode to the Simple Life

By:  Joni Woolf I don’t pay a lot of attention to Facebook, at least not as much as some of my friends and relatives do. ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:30 am

clubs/organizations

Schley Co. Family Connection donates school supplies

Submitted by:  John T. Greene The Schley County Family Connection Collaborative donated $1,000 in School Supplies to Schley Co. Elementary School for the 2020-2021 school ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:24 am

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Harvest of Hope Food Pantry special food distribution August 13

Date:  Thursday, August 13th, 2020 Time:  9:00 am until 2:30 pm             2:00 pm – walk-in clients will be welcomed Place: First Baptist Church parking ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:21 am

clubs/organizations

Local farmer Presents Bio-Ag Program to Americus Rotary Club

Jess McNeill addressed the Rotary Club of Americus recently to talk about how he is changing the way he farms using biological agriculture. After graduating ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:19 am

Columns

Chief Mike Tracy: What the Resume Doesn’t Tell You

By:  Tracy K. Hall At the age of 12, a young Mike Tracy was tasked with fetching milk for his family’s breakfast table. While another ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:14 am

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Sumter County Schools: A Message on Wi-Fi Connections

By: Tracy K. Hall Mike Wilson, Director of Technology for Sumter County Schools (SCS), reports 700 students do not have access to internet. He and ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:14 pm

community

Americus’ Colored Hospital Celebrating History by Creating a Future

By:  Tracy K. Hall History is powerful. History, when taken full advantage of, gives us firm foundation to grow into a prosperous future. By pondering ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:58 pm

Public records

Public Notice

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by admin, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:20 pm

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Magnolia Manor COVID-19 update

Release from Magnolia Manor dated 7/15/20 Magnolia Manor Home Office, Americus, GA, July 15, 2020 –President and CEO Mark R. Todd reported that for the ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:48 am

education

Board of Education finalizes plans for start of 2020-2021 school year

By:  Tracy K. Hall Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held their regular meeting for July on Thursday, July 9, 2020. After a long working ... Read more

by admin, Friday, July 10, 2020 7:50 am

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