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Ken Gustafson, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

BREAKING NEWS

Charges filed in Americus Homicide Investigation

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – According to a press release issued by the Americus Police Department (APD), on Tuesday September 14, the APD ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 16, 2021 10:01 pm

Sports

Lady Panthers’ Volleyball Team gets swept by Crisp County

CORDELE – In the previous meeting between the Sumter County High School Girls Volleyball Team and Crisp County (CCHS) in Americus on Tuesday, August 31, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 16, 2021 9:17 pm

News

Area Beat Report 9/14 to 9/16

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Britt, Shanmus Jarrod (In Jail), 37, Probation Violation Franks, Delia Denise (In Jail), 24, Trafficking in Cocaine, Illegal ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 16, 2021 3:27 pm

News

Area Beat Report 9/14 to 9/15

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Beamon, Maleiah Brayiane, 17, Theft By Shoplifting Brady, Paula Michelle, 30, Contempt of Court Clemons, Kevin Edward, 50, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 16, 2021 3:49 am

Sports

Lady Wildcats unable to get timely hitting in loss to Marion County

From Staff Reports   ELLAVILLE – With the exception of scoring two runs in the sixth and one in the seventh, the Schley County Lady ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 4:01 pm

Sports

Lady Raiders unable to overcome error-plagued performance in loss to Westwood

From Staff Reports   CAMILLA – The Southland Academy Lady Raider Softball Team (SAR) committed four errors in the first inning against the Westwood Lady ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 2:11 pm

News

Area Beat Report 9/13 to 9/14/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Fuller, Alexandria Cherrell (In Jail), 27, Battery/Family Violence/Misdemeanor Holmes, Willie Arthur (In Jail), 71, Failure to register as ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 9:17 pm

Sports

Burrell earns another top 10 finish and local XC teams make progress at Lee County Invitational

LEESBURG – Southland Academy senior Jadie Burrell turned in another top 10 performance this past Saturday, September 10 at the Lee County Invitational held at ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 7:54 pm

Sports

GSW Men’s Soccer Team solves the Embry-Riddle

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University Men’s Soccer Team (GSW) defeated Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 3-0 on Saturday evening, September 11 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 1:04 am

Sports

Lady Wildcats fall to Wilcox County

From Staff Reports     ROCHELLE, GA – Trailing Wilcox County 3-0 after the first inning, the Schley County Lady Wildcat Softball Team (SCHS) scored ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 12:30 am

Sports

Lady Raiders’ five-run fifth inning leads them to victory over First Presbyterian Day School

AMERICUS – Up until the bottom of the fifth inning, the Southland Academy Lady Raider Softball Team (SAR) was in a tight battle with the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, September 13, 2021 10:43 pm

News

Area Beat Report 9/10 to 9/13

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bryan, Kelly Ann (Boned Out), 25, Driving while license suspended or revoked/Possession and use of drug-related objects Clemons, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, September 13, 2021 3:48 pm

Sports

Raiders unable to stop PCA’s offensive machine

From Staff Reports BELLVILLE, GA – After a thrilling victory over their arch rivals Deerfield-Windsor the week before, the Southland Academy Raiders (SAR) were hoping ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Sunday, September 12, 2021 11:53 pm

Sports

Wildcats send strong message in drubbing of Taylor County

BUTLER – The Schley County Wildcats (SCHS) sent a powerful message to Taylor County and the rest of their opponents in Region 5A-Public on Friday ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Saturday, September 11, 2021 7:48 pm

News

Lunneborg gives weekly update on COVID-19 pandemic in Sumter County

AMERICUS – In her weekly Facebook Live update on Friday, September 10, Phoebe Sumter Medical Center CEO Brandi Lunneborg stated that the transmission rate of ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 10, 2021 7:16 pm

Sports

Les Kinney inducted into SDRA Hall of Fame

AMERICUS – As a young boy growing up in Troy, Alabama, Les Kinney loved being around cars and was captivated by the thrill and exhilaration ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 10, 2021 5:36 pm

News

Phoebe Sumter to host two COVID-19 vaccination events on Saturday, September 11

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Phoebe Sumter Medical Center will be hosting two COVID-19 vaccination events on Saturday, September 11. The first one will ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 10, 2021 2:44 pm

News

Area Beat Report 9/9 to 9/10

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Alridge, Sheila Teresa (In Jail), 46, Housing for Ellaville PD Baker-Robinson, Jeremiah (In Jail), 22, Simple Battery/False Imprisonment ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 10, 2021 1:56 pm

Sports

GSW Women’s Soccer Team continues with best start in program history

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University Women’s Soccer Team (GSW) is off to its best start in school history at ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 10, 2021 2:20 am

Sports

Barineau firmly in command in leading Lady Wildcats to victory

From Staff Reports   ELLAVILLE – After their heartbreaking loss at Crawford County the day before, the Schley County Varsity Girls Softball Team (SCHS) rebounded ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 10, 2021 1:37 am

Sports

Lady Panthers softball team falls to Central (Macon) in high-scoring affair

AMERICUS – The Sumter County Varsity Girls Softball Team (SCHS) came extremely close to earning its first win of the season against Central (Macon (CM) ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, September 10, 2021 12:51 am

Sports

Defense an Achilles Heel for Lady Raiders in loss to SGA

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – Having won two of its last three games, the Southland Academy Lady Raider Softball Team (SAR) was hoping to continue ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 9, 2021 11:29 pm

News

South Georgia Technical College ranked 11th best in nation in graduation rates by The Chronicle of Higher Education

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) was featured recently in The Chronicle of Higher Education for two-year colleges with ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 9, 2021 4:02 pm

Sports

Lady Wildcats lose heartbreaker to Crawford County on Evans’ walk-off single

From Staff Reports     ROBERTA, GA – For the second time this season, the Schley County Lady Wildcat Softball Team (SCHS) went down to ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, September 9, 2021 3:08 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Wanted fugitive from Americus has been captured

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – The City of Americus Police Department (APD) has confirmed through a press release that wanted fugitive Allen Treiman ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 8:28 pm

News

Over 25 companies attend job fair at South Georgia Technical College Crisp County Center

By Su Ann Bird   CORDELE – Over 25 companies signed up to participate in the job fair held at South Georgia Technical College’s Crisp ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 4:48 pm

News

Area Beat Report 9/7 to 9/8

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Reports Biggins, Terrance Corte (Bonded Out), 33, Tail light lenses required/Obstructing or hindering law enforcement officers Brown, Mona Houston ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 2:18 pm

Sports

Four-run second inning propels Southland to victory over Crisp Academy

AMERICUS – Coming off a tough GISA Region 3-AAA loss to Tiftarea Academy last Thursday, the Southland Academy Lady Raiders were eager to get back ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 10:51 pm

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