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Registration for Fall Semester underway at South Georgia Tech

By Su Ann Bird     AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) will be hosting face-to-face Fall Semester Registration from 9 a.m. until 4 ... Read more

37 mins ago by Ken Gustafson.

Update 8/10/20: Americus Police Department sponsors Back to School Giveaway for the students of Sumter County

AMERICUS – Though students in Sumter County won’t be having in-school instruction for the first nine weeks of the school year, the Americus Police Department ... Read more

4 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

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

4 days ago by admin.

GSW Foundation announces new board chairman, Lou Chase, at spring meeting

By Sydney Scott   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern Foundation Board of Trustees recently elected Lou Chase as chairman at its spring 2020 board meeting. ... Read more

5 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

A message to our customers: Georgia Power remains committed to working with customers amid COVID-19 concerns

By Kevin Kastner, Vice President of Customer Service   ATLANTA – Georgia Power remains committed to working with customers amid COVID-19 concerns. Since the start ... Read more

5 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Public Notice

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5 days ago by admin.

Chicago Bears linebacker Roquan Smith donates 1,500 masks to his native Macon County

By Marcus Johnson     AMERICUS – Like many successful professional athletes, Chicago Bears linebacker and former University of Georgia (UGA) standout Roquan Smith has ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Schools goes virtual for the start of the 2020-2021 school year

By Tracy K. Hall     AMERICUS – Success often comes down to the dedication of a team. Very rarely can success stand alone on ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech incorporates new technology into program classroom instruction

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College has now placed a total of 25 interactive touchscreen monitor displays in classrooms and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Online business classes offered at South Georgia Tech

AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) is offering two Business Technology Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) options that can be taken completely online Fall ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Board of Commissioners approves lease agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management

AMERICUS – At its monthly regular meeting on Tuesday, July 21, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved a lease agreement with Enterprise Fleet ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Georgia Power Launches Interactive STEM-Based Educational Videos

ATLANTA, July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — For parents looking for new ways to help keep children learning while outside of the classroom this summer, Georgia Power’s education team ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Criminal Justice Classes available online at South Georgia Tech

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Looking for a field that will lead to a great career after just one semester? South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech to host Fall Registration July 21-23

AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) will be hosting face-to-face Fall Semester Registration from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, July 21-23, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Three computer specialist certificates offered online at South Georgia Technical College

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Looking for a great career opportunity? Now is the perfect time to sign up for a Computer Information or Networking ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

GHSA decides to push the start of high school football back to Labor Day Weekend

From Staff Reports   THOMASTON, GA – The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) has made the decision to delay the start of the 2020 high ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Furlow Charter School Executive Committee Called Meeting

Release from Chair of Furlow Charter School Governing Board: Furlow Charter School Executive Committee has scheduled a Called Meeting for this Monday, July 20, 2020 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Americus-Sumter High School temporarily suspends football and band practice due to COVID-19

AMERICUS – Americus-Sumter High School has decided to temporarily suspend the summer workouts and summer practice sessions of its football team and marching band due ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus Harvest of Hope Food Pantry conducts drive-by food give-away at First Baptist Church of Americus

AMERICUS – Amidst the turmoil and the economic fall out in Sumter County caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic, several people came together to provide food ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

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

4 weeks ago by admin.

Nigel Poole talks about “Mask Up Sumter” and the COVID-19 situation at Board of Commissioners Work Session

AMERICUS – Sumter County Emergency Management Agency (SCEMA) Director Nigel Poole discussed the “Mask Up Sumter” campaign at the Sumter County Board of Commissioners’ (BOC) ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC Medical Assisting Program ranked the fourth best in Georgia

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Medical Assistant Advice recently highlighted the South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Medical Assisting Program as the fourth best program ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

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

1 month ago by admin.

District Moves to Appointment only COVID-19 Testing

Release from West Central Health District:  July 9, 2020 at 3:40 pm: Due to the extreme demand for COVID-19 testing, the West Central Health District ... Read more

1 month ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Grayson H. Watson awarded Smallwood-Sondron Law Enforcement Academy scholarship at South Georgia Tech

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Grayson H. Watson of Sycamore, GA was awarded the Smallwood-Sondron Law Enforcement Academy Scholarship at the conclusion of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Three South Georgia Tech Diesel students awarded Caterpillar Excellence Scholarships

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Three students in the Diesel Equipment Technology program at South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) were recently awarded the college’s ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Staycation in Americus

By: Nicole Kirksey, TMP, FEP Director of Tourism COVID-19 has many of you struggling with how to balance cancelled vacation plans, cost-effective measures for travel, ... Read more

1 month ago by admin.

Angela Sims of Plains awarded South Georgia Technical College Lou Crouch Law Enforcement Scholarship

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Angela Sims of Plains was recently presented with the Lou Crouch Law Enforcement Scholarship at the completion of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

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