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South Georgia Tech Father’s Day Car Show has been postponed

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – Due to the ongoing concerns over the Covid-19 pandemic, South Georgia Technical College has postponed its second annual ... Read more

11 hours ago by Ken Gustafson.

There’s still time to register for South Georgia Tech’s online eight-week summer semester

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – It’s not too late to make your summer count by enrolling in South Georgia Technical College’s (SGTC) online eight-week summer semester. ... Read more

11 hours ago by Ken Gustafson.

Parrish Construction Group release on collapse of partially constructed wall at Sumter County High School site

Release from Parrish Construction Group To the Sumter County Board of Education RE:  New Sumter County HS – Collapse of partially constructed wall On May ... Read more

1 day ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Faces of COVID-19 in Sumter County

Part 3         Connections and Creativity: How Our Methodist Home Is Fueled Tracy K. Hall How does a really large family shelter ... Read more

5 days ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Sumter County Board of Commissioners approves resolution providing issuance and sale of $11,500,000 tax bond

AMERICUS – At its monthly regular meeting held on Tuesday, May 19, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted unanimously to approve a resolution ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Furlow Charter School to hold its first ever high school graduation

AMERICUS – On Saturday, May 30, Furlow Charter School (FCS) will step into uncharted territory as 29 graduating seniors, including Valedictorian Moses Simmons and Salutatorian ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Schley County High School to have graduation parade for all graduates

ELLAVILLE – For all graduating high school seniors across America, 2020 will be a year none of them will ever forget, but perhaps for the ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Schools Nutrition Program distributing meal bags today

Release from Sumter County Schools: The School Nutrition Program will be back distributing meal bags again this Wednesday May 18th from 11 AM to 1 ... Read more

1 week ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Make Your Summer Count by enrolling at South Georgia Technical College

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) is currently registering students remotely for the online eight-week summer semester, which begins Wednesday, ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Faces of COVID-19 in Sumter County

“Take Me to Church” A Story of Family, Faith and COVID-19 Tracy K. Hall Sharon Johnson mourns the death of her husband of over 14 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

South Georgia Technical College honors Spring 2020 graduates with virtual graduation

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford stated that COVID-19 disrupted plans for SGTC’s time-honored commencement ceremony, but ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Technical College employees return to campus

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) will begin opening the campus to employees beginning Monday, May 18, as faculty and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Technical College Systems of Georgia granted $12 million for dislocated workers

Release from the Office of Governor Kemp:  5/14/20 Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) Office ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

South Georgia Tech to add two new online EMT classes this summer

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) Instructor Brad Harnum is offering two new introductory online EMT courses ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech’s Virtual Graduation scheduled for Thursday, May 14

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College’s Spring 2020 virtual graduation ceremony will be aired live on radio station FM 98.7 WISK ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC Machining Instructor uses technology to teach

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Precision Machining and Manufacturing Instructor Chad Brown has been implementing creative ways to teach ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Notice to the Public

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:   YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that, in the case of the State of Georgia v. Sumter County, Georgia, Civil Action ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Notice to the Public

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that, in the case of the State of Georgia v. Sumter County, Georgia, Civil Action File ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

City of Plains puts on parade in honor of local nursing home residents

PLAINS, GA – The COVID-19 pandemic has not only wreaked havoc across Georgia in the amount of lives lost and lively hoods lost. It has ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Georgia Southwestern to host Virtual Graduation Ceremony on May 15

AMERICUS, GA (05/08/2020) Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will hold its Spring 2020 Graduation Ceremony online Friday, May 15, 2020 celebrating nearly 300 graduating Hurricanes. Traditional ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Notice to the Public

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that, in the case of the State of Georgia v. Sumter County, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Phoebe Sumter wraps up Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing and plans to restart some Outpatient Services

Albany, Ga. – Beginning Monday, May 11, Phoebe Sumter will restart a limited number of high-priority outpatient surgeries and testing procedures that were curtailed during the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

SGTC Phi Beta Lambda students qualify for national competition

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – Three members of the South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter participated in the virtual Georgia PBL ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Public Notice

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that, in the case of the State of Georgia v. Sumter County, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

South Georgia Tech remote summer semester registration is underway

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) President Dr. John Watford announced that the college’s remote summer registration is currently underway ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sumter County now up to 391 with 29 fatalities

AMERICUS – According to the Georgia Department of Public Health’s most recent COVID-19 update, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Sumter County has ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Deadlines to register to vote in upcoming local, state and federal elections are approaching

  AMERICUS – For those who plan to cast their votes in the upcoming 2020 local, state and federal elections and have not yet registered ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Number of COVID-19 cases in Sumter climbs to 372 with 28 fatalities

AMERICUS – According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, as of Wednesday afternoon, April 29, the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Sumter County ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

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