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Area Beat Report November 30, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Harris, Gregory Jerome (In Jail), 40, Serve 10 days Johnson, Jessie ...

Sports

Turnovers and poor foul shooting do in Hurricanes in loss to Limestone

AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University men’s basketball team (GSW) came into its non-conference matchup against Limestone ...

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Sumter County Junior Varsity wrestlers earn valuable experience at Lee County JV Challenge

LEESBURG, GA – The Sumter County High School wrestling program took a step in the right direction as ...

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Sumter Cycling to ride in parade and to host first Saturday Ride

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Sumter Cycling invites all riders to ride with them in the annual ...

education

South Georgia Tech holds “Light Up Your Future” event

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – While many colleges across America are asking people to support them with ...

Sports

Lady Jets’ Luana Leite named GCAA Player of the Week

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College Lady Jet Luana Leite, a 5’ 7” sophomore guard from ...

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Loren Smith’s Column: Bowl Games

With the expansion of the playoffs, more bowl games, hopefully, will become more involved. After the support the ...

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Raffensperger: Largest Early Voting Day in History Disproves Voter Suppression Claims

Press Release from GA Secretary of State Georgia voters broke the all-time daily turnout record for in-person Early ...

Sports

Panthers earn split at Florida Get Down Showcase

From Staff Reports   ORLANDO, FL – The Sumter County High School boys’ varsity basketball team (SCHS) made ...

education

Technical College System of Georgia and Western Governors University Announce Partnership: Agreement Provides Clear Path, Access to Degree Scholarships for Transfer Students

From Staff Reports ATLANTA – The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and Western Governors University (WGU) signed ...

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Wildcats to face stern test in 13-0 Johnson County in state semifinals

By Ken Gustafson   ELLAVILLE – The 2022 Schley County High School football team (SCHS) has accomplished something ...

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SGTC’s Lady Jets move up to 7th in nation in NJCAA poll

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Lady Jets climbed two spots into 7th place ...

Sports

Area Beat Report November 24 through 27

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary Averett, Norma Jean, 56, Arson – 1st degree Barner, Kendall Jarmele, 33, DUI-Alcohol/Failure ...

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Lady Jets take two wins in the Pete Arrington Thanksgiving Classic

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) ninth ranked South Georgia Technical ...

Sports

Lady Panthers drop two straight at Hoops for Hunger Tournament

From Staff Reports COLLEGE PARK, GA – The Sumter County Lady Panthers (SCHS) continue to struggle in the ...

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GSW Lady Hurricanes earn first top 10 ranking in program history

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University women’s basketball team moved up six spots to ...

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Wildcats advance into uncharted territory: The Final Four

ELLAVILLE – It has been said that in football, as well as in other sports, defense wins championships. ...

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Area Beat Report November 22, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Harris, Labresha Symone Jenea (Fine Paid), 30, Failure to Appear Pounders, ...

Sports

Lady Hurricanes drop second straight game with loss at Valdosta State

From Staff Reports VALDOSTA, GA – After getting drubbed by Mercer University 72-37 on Sunday, the Georgia Southwestern ...

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GSW Hurricanes earn Thanksgiving Week sweep over Clinton and Albany State

AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University men’s basketball team (GSW) earned a two-game sweep during the Thanksgiving ...