Local Business Operating Hours/Services Update

Published 2:59 pm Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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In an effort to help our local businesses during this trying time, the Americus Times-Recorder is publishing this list of businesses in our area who are still providing services to their customers.  This list will be updated on our website www.americustimesrecorder.com .  Local business owners are welcomed to submit their operating hours and any service changes to:

Please emailnews@americustimesrecorder.com  with the following:

After Hours Care treating patients with Coronavirus symptoms in their vehicles

Business Name:

Contact information:

Current Operating Hours:

Special delivery options (curbside/to go/home delivery):

We also welcome any pictures you may have of you or your staff going the extra mile to keep our community safe.  We appreciate everything you all do and want you to know that we are here for you in this difficult time for business in our community.


Business Name:  3 Squares Diner

We are open for Dine in and carry out from 7am till 8pm..We are limiting guest inside to 10 people due to Covid with space seating of 6 ft…Phone number 229-931-0222


Business Name:  Plains Buffalo Café


10:30-2:30  Dine In (10 at a time )/ Carry Out/ Delivery in Plains

5:00-8:00 Carry Out/ Delivery in Plains


Business Name: Calcutt and Calcutt PA and  AmericanKidz Adoptions

Attorneys are keeping regular office hours and handling a limited court schedule with some telephonic hearings. We are always available after hours and for emergencies but have limited ability to visit clients who are jailed or hospitalized due to restrictions on outside visitors. We are always available after hours at 727-424-4348 (Patrick) and 727-424-4348 (Kathy) and have two notaries available to handle advance health care directives and other urgent legal matters.

Patrick B Calcutt
Calcutt & Calcutt, PA
Attorneys at Law
Licensed in FL and GA
106 W Lamar St
Americus GA 31709
Office 229-924-3900
Mobile 727-424-4347


Business Name:  Georgia Southwestern State University:  All recreational and wellness facilities are closed until further notice including:  fitness center, intramural gym, Deriso pool, game room, rock climbing wall, group exercise classes.

Dining services:  Dining Hall closed to the public, Chick Fil A:  Open through Wednesday March 25th 10:30 am to 4:00 pm, Boars Head:  Closed to the public.

Full link to Campus Services:



Business Name: 1st Franklin Financial Corporation

Phone:        229-924-5393

Located at: 613 E. Lamar Street Americus Ga

Hours:          8:30am to 5:30 pm Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Friday

8:30 to 1:30pm Wednesday

We are open for business. We are taking payments at the door, by phone or on-line at 1ffc.com

Applications by phone and making appointments for the closing of approved loans.


Business Name:  3 Squares Diner: We are open for Dine in and carry out from 7am till 8pm..We are limiting guest inside to 10 people due to Covid with space seating of 6 ft…Phone number 229-931-0222


Business Name:  The Staffing People

Contact information:  229-924-0476 or www.thestaffingpeople,net

Current Operating Hours: 8am to 430pm daily by appointment only


Business Name: Doctor’s Pharmacy

Contact information: 229-928-9010

Current Operating Hours: M-F 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-12pm

Special delivery options (curbside/to go/home delivery): Curbside pickup, Drive-thru window, and Free Delivery Sumter, Macon, Dooly, and Crisp Counties


Business Name:  2 Dukes BBQ

We will continue with our same hours, Tuesday – Friday, 11-7, Saturday 11-2 With limited seating.  We always accept call in orders with curb side pick up or pick up through the drive thru.  Free local delivery with a minimum of 10 plates.  Casseroles are in the “Magic Freezer” for pick up.


Business Name:  Three’s Company Too: We are closed this week due to Covid 19. We would love to ship anything or sell gift certificates to help us through this.


Business Name: Client First Insurance Solutions

Contact information:  229-596-1002  kirk@client-first-insurance.com or tamma.p@client-first-insurance.com

Current Operating Hours: 9:00 AM-4:30 PM M-F, Evening and Weekends by Appointment

We are working from home but can service all of your quotes, payment and claims remotely.  If we are on the phone, please leave a voice message.


Business Name:  Middle Flint Council On Aging

Contact Information: info@mfcoa.orgwww.mfcoa.org; 229-928-2126; 1-800-361-0709

Current Operating Hours: 8:00AM – 4:30PM

Special Delivery-Home Delivered Meals  If you are in need of a meal, please call the above phone number


Business name: Technology One

229-924-9911 – dispatch@techonellc.com

Our operating hours have not changed; 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday

We continue to offer IT support to our clients but our downtown Americus office is temporarily closed to the public.


Business Name: Georgia’s Own Credit Union:

At the present time we are open DRIVE-THRU ONLY – 9-4 Mon – Thur; 9-5:50 Fri and 9-1 Saturday 602 Tripp St.  Americus, GA  31709  we are taking loan applications on the phone.


Business Name:   BarNETt Computers

Contact information:  Phone:  229-924-8200

Email:  techsupport@barnett-computers.com or sales@barnett-computers.com

Current Operating Hours:  Mon-Fri:  8:00am until 5:00pm  Closed: Saturday until further notice

Other information:

  • UPS drop-offs for shipping should be checked-in before 3:30pm
  • Please use social-distancing for UPS and computer customers


Business Name: Gatewood’s Flower Shop

304 W Lamar St


Mon – Fri  9:00 – 5:00

Pick up or home delivery

No problem with receiving fresh flowers and plants


Business Name:  Code Black Atl


Hours of Operation: Wednesday- Thursday 10am-3pm, Friday and Saturday 10am-4:30pm

Closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday


Business name:  Gyro City Mediterranean Grill: Regular Business Hours


Business Name: Koinonia Farm     

Contact information: Angela Savelle (229) 924-0391

Current Operating Hours: Closed to the Public Until April 6

Special delivery options (curbside/to go/home delivery): We are still taking online orders and shipping orders to customers


Business Name: Coastal Homecare LLC, a Help at Home Company

Contact information:-Shanekia Jones

Current Operating Hours: 8am-5pm (Mon-Fri)

Special delivery options (curbside/to go/home delivery): Non delivery Business


Business Name: Hooks Agency:  Hooks Simmons Insurance

Rhett Simmons

229 924 2924


9-5 Monday-Friday

Lobby is closed!!!


Business Name: Capital City Home Loans – www.cchl.com (formerly BrandMortgage)

Contact information: Josh Tondee (229-942-1693 – jtondee@cchl.com ) & Lance Childers (229-947-0126 – lchilders@cchl.com )

Current Operating Hours: M-F: 9-5 and by appointment (not currently seeing customers face-to-face, but virtual meetings are available)

Special delivery options (curbside/to go/home delivery): Fully operational through email, web, and phone.


Business Name: Citizens Bank of Americus

“Effective March 20, 2020, the Bank will temporarily suspend lobby services at all of our branches and use drive-thru service at our branches to fight the spread of the coronavirus by limiting person to person contact.

Although our ability to provide in-person service will be limited for a while, we will remain operational and customers will have access to their deposits.

We have many other options available to serve you:

  • Drive-Thru Services – deposit checks, deposit cash, cash checks, make loans payments
  • Mobile and Online banking – Allows you to securely review your balances and posted transactions, transfer funds, pay bills, deposit checks and order checks.
  • ATM’s – Allows you to make cash withdrawals, check balances, deposit cash and checks.
  • We will continue to serve our customers by taking special requests and scheduling appointments for services like safe deposit box entry, CD/IRA renewals, loan request, etc.  Please call our main office at 229-924-4011 to schedule an appointment.”

The hours of operation remain the same as usual as posted on the doors and windows of the bank branches.


Business Name:    Accelerated Physical Therapy

Contact information:  205 E Lamar St 229-924-9595

Current Operating Hours: 8-5 M-F

Special delivery options (curbside/to go/home delivery): We are practicing “creative scheduling” by having no more than 10 people in our building at any time and we are keeping all patients at least 6 ft apart.  We have amped up our already thorough cleaning of equipment and mat surfaces as well as door knobs, chairs, etc..  following each use. All we ask is for our patients to STAY HOME if they aren’t feeling well, experiencing a cough, fever or shortness of breath. We will be glad to check in via phone or video chat for any questions about home exercise programs, treatments, etc..


Business Name:  Prestige Tax & Consulting

Contact information:  (229) 380-4101

Current Operating Hours:  Mon. – Fri. 9:30am-5:30pm and Sat. 10am-4pm

Special delivery options (curbside/to go/home delivery):  We highly recommend utilizing our drop-off services.  Once the return is completed, we will make arrangements and set appointments for signing documents with the client.


Business Name:  Love at First Sight ultrasound studio and boutique:  We are currently opened for appointments only and not the general public. We ensure appointments are staggered so multiple clients and guest will not  be in the store at the same time. We also offering shipping or quick pickup for any boutique items and gift certificates are available! Please follow us on Instagram and Facebook for new arrivals and weekly deals.


Business Name: Americus Visitors Center

As of today 3/23/20, we are still here 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, though some of us get here at 8 a.m.

Contact information: 229-928-6059

Current operating hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Special delivery options: The Municipal Building/Americus Visitor Center is CLOSED to the public. Any deliveries must be made at the side entrance (door by ramp) on Windsor Avenue.


Business name: Thirteenth Colony Distilleries, LLC

Sally Lanier: 229-924-3310 or slanier@thirteenthcolony.com

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Not open to the public: only special pick up and deliveries)


Business name: Farmhouse:  will be open from 10:00am until 8:30pm because of the curfew. We will have yet options of dine in, take out, and delivery.


Business name:  AfterHours Care of Americus
208A East Lamar Street
Americus, Ga 31709
Mon-Fri 9am to 7pm
Sat – Sun 11am to 5pm
we are currently seeing patients in our facility that do not have fever , cough, or shortness of breath we are seeing patients with fever, cough and shortness of breath in their vehicle and will also see other patient that request to stay in their vehicle
we are also starting up our Telehealth program this week


Business Name: Arnold & Hooks, LLC

Contact information: Phone – (229) 389-2045; Online – arnoldhooks.com; Address – 416 W. Lamar Street

Current Operating Hours: 8am to 5pm (M-F)

Our lawyers and staff remain fully operational to handle your legal needs. Many issues can be addressed over the phone or electronically. We are scheduling appointments depending on the nature of the matter and the health of the parties. We’re making sure to consistently sanitize our meeting spaces and work environments. Please call before coming to the office to see how we may be able to assist you.