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GSW to host debate between candidates for US Representative

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will host the one and only debate between incumbent U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop (Democrat) ... Read more

6 hours ago by Ken Gustafson.

State Representative Cheokas sponsors resolution honoring memory of SGTC’s Rick Davis

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – State Representative Mike Cheokas of the 138th District sponsored House Resolution 1400 honoring the life and memory of ... Read more

3 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

New Industry Comes to Sumter County—Twice.

BY: Tracy K. Hall New industry is coming to town! It has taken over a year’s worth of hard work and dedication but the professionals ... Read more

3 days ago by admin.

Southland Academy’s Homecoming Court has been announced

Southland Academy’s Homecoming Court has been announced.  Plans are for the Homecoming Game to be played on October 30, 2020, against Edmund Burke at 7:30 ... Read more

3 days ago by admin.

Americus Mayor and City Council Make Recommendations on First Fridays and Trick or Treating

BY: Tracy K. Hall The Mayor and the City Council of Americus held their agenda setting meeting for October on Thursday, 10/15/2020. The meeting was ... Read more

3 days ago by admin.

Possible Art and Cultural Exhibit for Americus discussed at County Board of Commissioners meeting

AMERICUS – The Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 20 and, once again, did it virtually due to ... Read more

4 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Brandi Lunneborg named hospital CEO of the Year

AMERICUS – On Tuesday, October 20, the Phoebe Sumter Auxiliary (PSA), along with Phoebe Sumter Medical Center (PSMC), held and awards ceremony on the front ... Read more

4 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC Jets Booster Club to host sixth annual Sparky Reeves Classic Golf Tournament

By Su Ann Bird     AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Jets Booster Club will be hosting the 6th annual Sparky Reeves ... Read more

5 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

SC Board of Commissioners discusses quitclaim deed with Land Bank Authority at Work Session

AMERICUS – At its October Work Session on Tuesday, October 13, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) discussed a possible quitclaim deed between the ... Read more

6 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

New Industry comes to Sumter Counthy—Twice

  By Tracy K. Hall     AMERICUS – New industry is coming to town! It has taken over a year’s worth of hard work ... Read more

6 days ago by admin.

Escaped inmate is still on the loose in Sumter County

By Ken Gustafson   AMERICUS – An inmate who escaped from the Sumter County Jail Sunday afternoon is still on the loose and is believed  ... Read more

6 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

An escaped inmate is on the loose in Sumter County

  From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – A inmate has escaped from the Sumter County Law Enforcement Center and is on the loose here in ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Michael Slade Dominick of Plains receives the SGTC Foundation Sumter EMC Electrical Lineworker scholarship

By Su Ann Bird     AMERICUS – Michael Slade Dominick, Jr. of Plains, GA was awarded the South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Foundation Sumter ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Georgia Power’s Don Porter named Chair of SGTC Board of Directors

By Su Ann Bird     AMERICUS – Don Porter, local manager of Georgia Power in Americus, has been selected to serve as Chair of ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

By Su Ann Bird     AMERICUS – Don Porter, local manager of Georgia Power in Americus, has been selected to serve as Chair of ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC to Host Blood Drive Tuesday, November 10

By Pat Peacock     AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Tuesday, November ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Concerns over Section 4.11 of the Sumter County Code of Ordinances discussed at Board of Commissioners Work Session

AMERICUS – On Tuesday, October 13, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) held its monthly work session via Zoom conference call to discuss numerous ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech Plans Student Activities for Red Ribbon Week

By Pat Peacock     AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) will mark Red Ribbon Week and Halloween with a series of events this ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sheriff, Pete Smith, has passed away

By:  Tracy K. Hall Pete Smith is an institution. Pete served Sumter County as Sheriff for 16 years. It is with the greatest respect and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by admin.

Candidates for Chief Magistrate of Sumter County square off at Chamber of Commerce forum

AMERICUS – On Tuesday, October 6, the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum at Georgia Southwestern State University in which candidates running for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Candidates for Sumter County Chief Magistrate make their case at Americus Kiwanis Club

AMERICUS – On Friday, October 9, the two candidates for the position of Sumter County Chief Magistrate tried to make their cases for why one ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

William Reid makes his case for Sumter County Board of Commissioners District 3 Seat at Chamber of Commerce forum

AMERICUS – On Tuesday, October 6, the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce (SCCC) hosted a forum at which the candidates for six different local political ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Candidates for Sumter County Tax Commissioner make their cases for election at Americus Kiwanis Club meeting

AMERICUS – On Friday, October 9, the candidates for the office of Sumter County Tax Commissioner tried to make their cases for why they should ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Candidates for Sumter County Sheriff square off at Chamber of Commerce Forum

AMERICUS – On Tuesday, October 6, the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum at which candidates for six different political offices tried to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Cheokas and Arnett make their case for District 138 Representative at Chamber of Commerce forum

AMERICUS – On Tuesday, October 6, the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce held a forum at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) for several candidates who ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Republican incumbent Wilkie Smith makes his case to be reelected as County Tax Commissioner at Sumter County Chamber of Commerce forum

AMERICUS – On Tuesday, October 6, the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce hosted a series of debates in which the candidates for six different political ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Logan Harris Named South Georgia Technical College “Student of Excellence” in Cordele

By Patrick Peacock   CORDELE. GA – The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Crisp County Center in Cordele recently recognized several students for outstanding work ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech employees give generously to Foundation TechForce 2020 Fund Drive

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Foundation 2020 TechForce internal fund drive was able to withstand COVID-19 challenges along with ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

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