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Gov. Kemp Signs Executive Orders Extending Temporary Suspension of Gas Tax and Supply Chain State of Emergency

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed two executive orders to alleviate the financial burden placed on Georgians due to the federal government’s gross ... Read more

by admin, Friday, July 1, 2022 8:26 am

birthdays

Ms. Bobbie L. Woodham turns 100 years young

Congratulations to Ms. Bobbie L. Woodham of Desoto, Georgia.  Ms. Bobbie reached the grand YOUNG age of 100 on April 3rd, 2022.  She was celebrated ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, May 26, 2022 7:23 am

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Notice of alcohol license applied for

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by admin, Tuesday, May 24, 2022 3:50 pm

weddings

Mr. and Mrs. Beau Barrett

Gustave Beauregard Sisson Barrett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Sisson Barrett of Leslie, and Natalie Clair Mitcham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Patton ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, May 12, 2022 7:36 am

Columns

It’s OK not to be OK – World Mental Health Awareness Month

By: Mrs. Husna Habib IEP Case Manager @ Sumter County High School It’s okay to feel unstable. It’s okay to disassociate. And, it’s okay to ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, May 12, 2022 7:32 am

Columns

Influenza in Americus Part 3: Remembering a Pandemic

BY:  Evan Kutzler Five years before marrying Earl Carter and six years before giving birth a son named Jimmy, Lillian Gordy became a caregiver. Her ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, May 12, 2022 7:16 am

Columns

Influenza in Americus Part 2: Navigating Uncertainty

By: Evan Kutzler For some, the 1918-20 influenza pandemic undermined confidence in expert opinions. An anonymous contributor to the Americus Times-Recorder asked readers whether wearing ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 8:27 am

community

Jayden’s Hidden Treasures provides financial assistance to families

By:  Laura McConatha Jayden Johnson would have been 19 years old on April 10, 2022. The third and youngest son of Fanesia and David Johnson, ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, April 27, 2022 8:29 am

education

Light it up Blue for World Autism Awareness Month

-By: Husna Habib, Special Education Teacher/ IEP Case Manager Sumter County High School Did you know? April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day, and April ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, April 27, 2022 8:21 am

Columns

Influenza in Americus

Part 1: The Force of a Train By: Evan Kutzler John Bradshaw knew the dangers of being a railroad foreman and, later, the superintendent of ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, April 27, 2022 8:17 am

Obituaries

Deacon Walter Lewis Dennard, Sr.: April 23, 2022

Deacon Walter Lewis Dennard Sr. passed away on April 23, 2022 at home surrounded by his wife and children. Deacon Dennard was such a light ... Read more

by admin, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 3:25 pm

Obituaries

Polly Perdue Arnold: April 24, 2022

Mrs. Polly Perdue Arnold, age 87, of Americus, Georgia, died Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus. Funeral services for Mrs. ... Read more

by admin, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 12:43 pm

community

Healthy Sumter and Flint River Fresh join forces again to deliver food bags to communities in Americus

Americus (Sat, Apr 16, 2022) — Healthy Sumter was able to distribute more than 300 bags of food this past weekend to the Southside of ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, April 20, 2022 11:17 am

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The City of Americus continues to shine despite a global pandemic

  By:  Nicole Kirksey, City of Americus Since 2020, the pandemic has dominated the headlines and contributed to a shift in corporate and governmental culture. ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, April 20, 2022 8:28 am

Columns

Americus History Trails

By: Evan A. Kutzler On Saturday, April 23, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., the Sumter Historic Trust will unveil the “Americus History Trails,” at the Lee ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, April 20, 2022 8:19 am

community

Showcasing what Americus has to offer

By: Nicole Kirksey, Director of Tourism, City of Americus For years now, the Department of Tourism has been gathering information to share with potential visitors ... Read more

by admin, Friday, April 1, 2022 12:29 pm

education

Sumter County 4-H’ers excel at Southwest District Colverleaf Project Achievement

Saturday, March 19, 2022, nine Sumter County 4-H’ers competed in the spring Cloverleaf District Project Achievement (DPA) with Georgia 4-H. Over 280 youth in grades ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, March 23, 2022 9:14 am

clubs/organizations

Local Alpha Kappa Alpha donates books in support of Women’s History Month

  The Rho Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, in Americus Georgia, recently donated books to the Lake Blackshear Regional Library System, ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, March 23, 2022 8:36 am

Columns

First Lady’s leave their mark in history

By Leila Case Emily Woodyard of Macon presented an interesting talk on “Lesser Known First Lady’s” to members of the Daughters of the American Revolution ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, March 17, 2022 3:23 pm

News

Allie Murray Smith inducted into Hall of Fame

MACON – In tribute to Allie Murray Smith, a great contingent of Plains residents was among the largest-ever crowd to attend the Georgia Women of ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, March 17, 2022 3:18 pm

Editorials

The Layers of a St. Patrick’s Day Postcard

By:  Evan Kutzler On March 17, 1910, “H” mailed a postcard to Loretta Hennessy in Macon, Georgia. The message section contained the following poem: “Holy ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, March 17, 2022 7:31 am

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Tornado watch until 1:00pm Wednesday March 9, 2022

A tornado watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for Sumter and surrounding counties.  There is a possibility for severe storms today.  Heavy ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, March 9, 2022 8:29 am

Letters to editor

Biden taking action to lower costs while Republicans have no plans for Georgians

From:  Bobby Fuse, Jr.:  Democratic Party of Georgia, Second Congressional District Chairman The world is still coping with the shockwaves of the COVID-19 pandemic – ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, March 3, 2022 10:30 am

Columns

Saving Places, Telling Stories

By: Evan Kutzler Hancock Drive in Americus has a medley of historic homes. A walk along this street will reveal neither a time capsule of ... Read more

by admin, Tuesday, March 1, 2022 4:10 pm

Obituaries

Lynda McDonald Holloway: February 17, 2022

On Thursday February 17, 2022, loving grandmother, mother, sister and friend, Lynda McDonald Holloway went home to heaven to be with the Lord and her ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, February 23, 2022 3:26 pm

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Phoebe reports COVID-19 numbers February 8, 2022

Albany, Ga. – As of Tuesday morning, these were Phoebe’s COVID-19 numbers: Total COVID-19 Patients in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital – 97 Total COVID-19 Patients in ... Read more

by admin, Tuesday, February 8, 2022 3:17 pm

community

Sumter County awarded over $25 million to support broadband expansion

Americus, GA – On Tuesday, February 1, 2022, Governor Brian Kemp announced the One Sumter Economic Development Foundation would receive over $25 Million in American ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, February 3, 2022 9:41 am

business

Jim Reid elected to IA Board of Directors

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA (January 26, 2022) — The Irrigation Association is pleased to announce that James C. Reid Jr., CID, CAIS, CTA, president of Reid Brothers Irrigation ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, January 26, 2022 1:31 pm

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