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Athletic uniforms approved and intermediate school recognized at Sumter County Board of Education regular meeting

At its regular meeting on Thursday, July 11, the Sumter County Board of Education (SCBE) voted unanimously to ...

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Yard sale shut-down prompts county to discuss lack of yard sale ordinance

During the July 9th meeting the Board of Commissioners, there was also a discussion about a new yard ...

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Americus City Council meeting discusses repairs to sink hole

The Americus City Council met on July 11th. Public works director George Allen addressed the Council with a ...

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School Board WIN results

The Sumter County School Board met July 8th. Margaret Goodin shared numbers for the Summer Feeding program. “The ...

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Storm Water Fund transfers

It was brought to the attention of the ATR that transfers occurred from the Stormwater Fund. During the ...

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Reach Summer camp luncheon held July 11

REACH Summer Camp, an afterschool program, held a luncheon for parents on Thursday July 11, meeting at the ...

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Magistrate Crystal Cleveland addresses the Board of Commissioners

Magistrate Crystal Cleveland addressed the Board of Commissioners during the July 9th meeting. She mentioned several concerns, and ...

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Reception for new president of Georgia Southwestern

The reception for the new president of Georgia Southwestern, Dr. Michelle Johnston, was held in the Wheatley Administration ...

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Corporal Christopher Slocumb and Deputy Brandon Laethem awarded life saving medalions

Sumter County Sheriff Eric Bryant addressed those gathered. “Here in Sumter County along with this State and this ...

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Loran Smith’s sports column: Coach Caryl

Caryl Smith-Gilbert is the director of men’s and women’s track teams at the University of Georgia; if you ...

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Crawford has very high expectations for GSW women’s soccer program

In just a couple of months, the Georgia Southwestern State University women’s soccer team will embark on the ...

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8u and 11u Kansas teams take care of business in DHBC league play

Both the 8u and 11u Kansas boys’ basketball teams took care of business in their respective Dwight Harris ...

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South Georgia Tech names assistant men’s basketball coach

By Su Ann Bird   South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford announced that Ray S. Johnson ...

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Lawyer recommends citizens not be allowed to approach Mayor or City Council after incident

W. Brent Hyde, a lawyer from Tifton, concluded an investigation into an argument between citizen Morgan Walker and ...

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Perry Wellness Center sells art and produce

The Perry Wellness Center, on 302 East Furlow St., supports mental health and recovery from substance abuse. The ...

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Sink hole repair underway

New public works director George Allen and water and sewer superintendent Lascelles Anderson were working on fixing the ...

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Ethan Wolfe gives his reactions to tourism diversity talk

James Wolfe, a candidate for commissioner in district 3, attended a diversity talk hosted by the tourism board. ...

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Elena Carné-Lorenz recalls meeting President Joe Biden

Elena Carné-Lorenz, owner of T31 design house, told how she had come to meet the Vice President, and ...

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Hot Glass Academy

Devan Cole, owner of Hot Glass Academy, recently shared how he had come to start a company that ...

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Two suspects arrested in may 14th shooting

Two suspects were arrested in the May 14th shooting of 17 year old Michael Gage Grimes, Christopher Darrell ...