Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

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February 8, 2011

Town Crier: February 9, 2011

AMERICUS — Today’s Events


Gwendolyn Butler Scholarship: The Boys & Girls Club of Americus/Sumter County Inc. presents the Gwendolyn Butler Scholarship. It will be awarded to two high school seniors (in the amount of $500 each) with a 3.0 or Higher GPA and 50 documented community service hours. Seniors can get appication from their school’s counselor or from Susan Ruckman, Russ Childers’ office, 629 E. Forsyth St. or the Boys & Girls Club administrative office, 103 Hosanna Circle.

Yard Sale: The Americus-Sumter County High School Singers’ Gigantic Yard Sale is upcoming this spring and they are seeking yard sale-type donations. Drop them off at the South Campus Chorus Room behind the gym or call 938-1318 for pick-up of large items. Exact date of the sale will be announced soon.

Registration: Sumter County Head Start/Early Head Start accepts applications for the  2011-2012 school year from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, through Feb. 18. For information call Krystal Austin at 924-7666.

Authority Meeting: The Americus-Sumter County Airport Authority meets at 4 p.m. today in the board room of the airport terminal building at Jimmy Carter Regional Airport. The meeting is open to the public.

This Week


Soybean Meeting: A farmers’ meeting on soybeans is at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Sumter County Agricultural Center, 127 William Bowen Pointe. UGA Specialist Jared Whitaker presents program, and there will be a sponsored meal. Call 924-4476 today if you plan to attend. Earn one-hour towards private and commercial pesticide license.

Joint Authority: The quarterly meeting of the Schley-Sumter-Macon Joint Development Authority is 4 p.m. Thursday at the Rees Park Economic Development Center, 409 Elm Ave., in the conference room on the second floor. The meeting is open to the public.

School Board: The Sumter County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the administrative offices, 100 Learning Lane. The meeting is open to the public.

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