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Magnolia Manor covid-19 update

Release from Magnolia Manor dates 8/12/20 Magnolia Manor Home Office, Americus, GA, –  Magnolia Manor President and CEO Mark R. Todd reported that the Americus ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:35 pm

Columns

The 19th amendment stirs memories

By:  Leila Case As we approach the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution that granted American women ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:32 am

Columns

An Ode to the Simple Life

By:  Joni Woolf I don’t pay a lot of attention to Facebook, at least not as much as some of my friends and relatives do. ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:30 am

clubs/organizations

Schley Co. Family Connection donates school supplies

Submitted by:  John T. Greene The Schley County Family Connection Collaborative donated $1,000 in School Supplies to Schley Co. Elementary School for the 2020-2021 school ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:24 am

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Harvest of Hope Food Pantry special food distribution August 13

Date:  Thursday, August 13th, 2020 Time:  9:00 am until 2:30 pm             2:00 pm – walk-in clients will be welcomed Place: First Baptist Church parking ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:21 am

clubs/organizations

Local farmer Presents Bio-Ag Program to Americus Rotary Club

Jess McNeill addressed the Rotary Club of Americus recently to talk about how he is changing the way he farms using biological agriculture. After graduating ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:19 am

Columns

Chief Mike Tracy: What the Resume Doesn’t Tell You

By:  Tracy K. Hall At the age of 12, a young Mike Tracy was tasked with fetching milk for his family’s breakfast table. While another ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:14 am

DEVELOPING NEWS

Sumter County Schools: A Message on Wi-Fi Connections

By: Tracy K. Hall Mike Wilson, Director of Technology for Sumter County Schools (SCS), reports 700 students do not have access to internet. He and ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:14 pm

community

Americus’ Colored Hospital Celebrating History by Creating a Future

By:  Tracy K. Hall History is powerful. History, when taken full advantage of, gives us firm foundation to grow into a prosperous future. By pondering ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:58 pm

Public records

Public Notice

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by admin, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:20 pm

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Magnolia Manor COVID-19 update

Release from Magnolia Manor dated 7/15/20 Magnolia Manor Home Office, Americus, GA, July 15, 2020 –President and CEO Mark R. Todd reported that for the ... Read more

by admin, Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:48 am

education

Board of Education finalizes plans for start of 2020-2021 school year

By:  Tracy K. Hall Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held their regular meeting for July on Thursday, July 9, 2020. After a long working ... Read more

by admin, Friday, July 10, 2020 7:50 am

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Staycation in Americus

By: Nicole Kirksey, TMP, FEP Director of Tourism COVID-19 has many of you struggling with how to balance cancelled vacation plans, cost-effective measures for travel, ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:29 pm

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Statewide DUI enforcement kicking off for July 4th

Release from: Georgia Governors Office of Highway Safety July 1, 2020 Declare Your Independence From Drunk Driving For the July Fourth Holiday Weekend Safety advocates ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:58 am

Public records

City of Plains Adopted Budget July 1,2020 – June 30, 2021

The Plains City Council Adopted the 2020-2021 Budget at City Council Meeting/Public Hearing Meeting, Thursday June 18, 2020   WATER & SEWAGE BUDGET FOR JULY ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:37 am

Columns

Part 4: An Americus Lynching: Remembering and Commemorating

By: Evan A. Kutzler evan.kutzler@gsw.edu   Daniel Stallings. William Barrow. William Redding. The violence on June 21, 1913, that took these lives did not occur ... Read more

by admin, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:59 am

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Public Hearing Regarding Charles Coney’s Termination Held

From:  Staff Reports In February of 2019, Americus City Council voted to hire Charles Coney as the city manager. The vote was split 4-2, with ... Read more

by admin, Friday, June 26, 2020 12:28 pm

Columns

Grief Healing

By BETHANY COMEAU The past month has been a season of grieving in our community. Perhaps you are grieving the loss of Nicholas Smarr and ... Read more

by admin, Monday, January 23, 2017 10:49 am

business

New counseling practice opens in Americus

By BETHANY COMEAU AMERICUS — Bethany Comeau recently opened a new counseling private practice in Americus. Comeau is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state ... Read more

by admin, Saturday, November 26, 2016 12:40 pm

Sports

GSW athletic department wins SunTrust Connecting Communities Award

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The Georgia Southwestern State University athletic department was presented with the SunTrust Connecting Communities Award at the Peach Belt Conference’s awards ... Read more

by admin, Sunday, May 31, 2015 12:00 pm

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Young sumo wrestler

Itto Kiyomiya (13) during practice at a dojo in Tokyo. Sumo wrestling has seen a decline in popularity among young people in Japan.  Read more

by admin, Sunday, May 31, 2015 11:41 am

News

Grand jury indicts Leslie Police chief

AMERICUS — The Leslie Police Chief turned himself in to authorities Wednesday after a Sumter County grand jury indicted him on Tuesday. Chief Robert D. ... Read more

by admin, Sunday, May 31, 2015 10:00 am

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Schley High students recognized

These freshmen at Schley County High School were recognized at the recent Honors Day program. Read more

by admin, Sunday, May 31, 2015 9:00 am

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Mega Toad

Matt “Mega Toad” Stonie competes in the Pepperoni Roll Eating Contest during the Three Rivers Festival in Fairmont, W. Va. over Memorial Day weekend. Read more

by admin, Saturday, May 30, 2015 5:57 pm

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Vet: Amputee

Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Dana Bowman speaks about the 1994 accident that cost him his legs during an appearance at Richland High School in ... Read more

by admin, Saturday, May 30, 2015 5:53 pm

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Graduation hug

Dalton (Ga.) High teacher Dr. Sarida Hoy hugs graduating senior Mary Morrow before the graduation ceremony Friday. Read more

by admin, Saturday, May 30, 2015 5:51 pm

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Schley County High School graduation 2015

The Schley County High School graduating class of 2015. Read more

by admin, Saturday, May 30, 2015 5:00 pm

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Schley students recognized

These sixth-graders at Schley County Middle School were recognized at the recent Honors Day program. Read more

by admin, Saturday, May 30, 2015 4:00 pm

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