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Rylander announces presenter series

AMERICUS — The Friends of the Rylander Theatre board of directors and Rylander Managing Director, Heather Stanley, announce the 2019-2020 Presenter Series Season. The Presenter ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Roman Oven Business of the Month

AMERICUS — The Business Division of the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce has named Roman Oven the July Small Business of the Month. Anthony Dragoin, ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Rylander Theatre receives significant grant from Fox Theatre Institute

AMERICUS — Thanks to a grant, the Rylander Theatre’s historic marquee will blaze again in downtown Americus. During Hurricane Michael, flying debris struck the “torch,” ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

40 Under 40 Awards place local man in ‘Top 4’

Kuanita E. Murphy, publisher and editor-in-chief of Rural Leader Magazine has announced that the 6th Annual 40 under 40 Honors Luncheon will be held Sept. ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

GSW business students take worldwide competition by storm

AMERICUS —  A team of three Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) senior business students received high accolades for their performance in the Business Strategy Game ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Phoebe opens state-of-the-art new clinic in Buena Vista

BUENA VISTA — Phoebe is improving access to primary and specialty care for people in the northern and western sections of Phoebe Sumter Medical Center’s ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Phoebe welcomes 2 physicians, audiologist

ALBANY — Phoebe Physicians recently welcomed two new physicians to its already comprehensive network of providers — Srinvias Gunturu, MD, joins Phoebe Gastroenterology, and Ryan ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Georgia Power retirees in SW Ga. contribute more than 3,000 hours to the community this year

A group of Georgia Power retirees in Albany and the surrounding communities have donated more than 3,000 hours of volunteer time to their neighbors and ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Pineland cuts the ribbon

The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce hosted an official ribbon cutting for Pineland as it opens its office in Americus. Local businesses can now sign ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Teachers with free tools, resources to address critical issues

DEERFIELD, Ill — Teachers today are much more than educators. They are mentors, counselors, cheerleaders, and protectors, and they spend an average of $500 of ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Phoebe Sumter hosts Annual Children’s Health Fair for 2019

AMERICUS — Approximately 150 children from Sumter County and surrounding areas attended our Annual Children’s Health Fair on Saturday. In addition to education booths and ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Your take: July 31, 2019

Rusty Warner, the new executive director of the One Sumter Foundation Inc., was welcomed to the community last week with a reception at The Carnegie. ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Magnolia Manor gets early start on Christmas shopping this year

AMERICUS — The staff at Magnolia Manor recently launched a fundraiser called “Christmas in July.” They hope to provide gifts for each of their 1,300 ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Town crier: July 31, 2019

­­AMERICUS Hydrant Testing: The Americus Fire & Emergency Services is conducting its annual hydrant testing, and should be finished within six weeks. These tests are ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Twins awarded Macon County Chamber Scholarship

Southland Academy had two students that met the requirements for the Macon County Chamber of Commerce Malloy/Edwards Scholarship. Laney Griffin and Lauryn Griffin will each ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Tourism retreat held Tuesday

Karen Kinnamon leads in desk and office yoga moves during Tuesday’s annual retreat of Americuss-Sumter Tourism Council held at the Rees Park Economic Development Center. Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Lenny’s Farmers’ Market offers farm to table goodness

By Kelly Gibson   AMERICUS — As a kid, it was always fun to load up on Saturday mornings and go to the local farmers’ ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Local family donates items in memory of loved ones to Phoebe Sumter

AMERICUS — Mable Leen Pines and her father, Bishop Evans, both succumbed to cancer in July 2009. With this year marking the 10-year anniversary of their ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

New dialysis going up in Americus

AMERICUS — An official groundbreaking ceremony was held recently for DCI Windsor clinic which will be constructed at 1219 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Bernstein named new Chattahoochee County manager

CUSSETA — The Commission of the Unified Government of Cusseta-Chattahoochee County voted to hire Laura Lee Bernstein as the new county manager during its monthly ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Americus selected Georgia Main Street of the Month

AMERICUS — The Georgia Main Street Program has awarded the city of Americus its “Main Street of the Month” recognition for July. The Georgia Main ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Phoebe Sumter recognizes DAISY and PRIDE Award recipients

AMERICUS — Phoebe Sumter Medical Center recently honored its latest DAISY and PRIDE award recipients. The goal of these awards is to recognize excellence in ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

First Friday Americus ‘Beach Party!’

AMERICUS — On Friday, July 5th, Americus will hold its monthly “First Friday” downtown-wide open house. This month’s First Friday is a “Beach Party!” Continue ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Ground broken on new $48 million high school

By Beth Alston   AMERICUS — A large groups of community leaders, educators and supporters gathered Thursday on South Georgia Tech Parkway for the groundbreaking ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

GSW graduate one of two in state to receive award for student internship at CBS affiliate

AMERICUS — Recent Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) graduate Christopher Avery was awarded the 2018-2019 Jack Mangham Experiential Learning Award by the Georgia Association of ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Chamber of Commerce awards Platinum Trustee Scholarship to Minh Nguyen

AMERICUS — The Americus and Sumter County Chamber of Commerce presented a $1,000 Platinum Trustee Scholarship to Minh Nguyen of Leslie, a South Georgia Technical ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Amerigroup Georgia offers free tutoring, SAT prep assistance

Atlanta — Amerigroup Community Care in Georgia has announced that it is adding additional benefits to help support its families with children at no cost. ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

Phoebe Sumter hosts annual luncheon for local young males

AMERICUS — Community male leaders and young males from Americus and Sumter County gathered recently at Phoebe Sumter for the hospital’s annual Ties That Bind ... Read more

1 year ago by Beth Alston.

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