Chris Lewis, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

Obituaries

Mary Ann Gilliam

Mary Ann Gilliam, age 89 passed away early morning of June 18, 2024. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 A.M Friday, June 21, ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, June 20, 2024 9:58 am

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by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, June 18, 2024 2:26 pm

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Luther Jackson “Jack” Johnson

Luther Jackson “Jack” Johnson, age 77 of Americus, passed away Sunday, June 09, 2024 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany. Funeral services will be ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, June 11, 2024 7:30 am

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Jimmy Lewis Holley, Sr.

Jimmy Lewis Holley, Sr. age 82 of Americus, passed away Thursday, June 06, 2024 at Perfect Care. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, June 10, 2024 9:23 am

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Anna “Ann” P. Busby

Anna “Ann” P. Busby October 28, 1933 – June 6, 2024 Ann Busby was called Home by her Heavenly Father on June 6, 2024. She ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, June 10, 2024 9:16 am

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Anita Fouche’ Huddleston

Anita Fouche’ Huddleston age 82, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, June 1, 2024. A visitation will be held Tuesday, June 4th from 3:00 until ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, June 3, 2024 10:38 am

Local news

Shooting on Hosanna Circle Tuesday evening

On May 28th at approximately 6:10 PM officers of the Americus Police Department were dispatched to 104 Hosanna Circle in Americus to a reported shooting. ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, May 29, 2024 3:52 pm

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Herschel Edward Wisham

Herschel Edward Wisham,71 passed away on May 22,2024, in Americus, GA. He was born to the late Millard Eugene Wisham and Reathalyne Byrd Wisham in ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, May 24, 2024 7:32 am

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Another former Sumter County Sheriff’s office detention officer turns herself in

Today, former Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Detention Officer, Carrie Joiner turned herself in at the Sumter County Law Enforcement Center. After a Criminal and Internal ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, May 23, 2024 7:07 pm

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Nicole Beamon turns herself in to Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

  On Tuesday, 5-21-2024, Heather Nicole Beamon, a former Sumter County Code Enforcement Officer, turned herself in at the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office and was ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, May 22, 2024 2:52 pm

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Former Sumter County Detention officer arrested

A former Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Detention Officer, Yakeema Shantrell Mercer, was arrested on Monday, May 20th, 2024 for her role in an attempt to ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, May 22, 2024 8:32 am

education

GSW and SGTC officials discuss ‘Two Great Choices, One Great Community’ efforts

   Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) and South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) combined forces with the city of Americus, Sumter County officials and local business ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, May 22, 2024 7:49 am

Obituaries

Mr. Charles Edward Lloyd

Mr. Charles Edward Lloyd, age 73 of Americus, passed away Thursday May 16, 2024.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, May 20, 2024 1:25 pm

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Mrs. Effie Mae Hortman Lloyd

Mrs. Effie Mae Hortman Lloyd, age 70 of Americus, passed away at her residence on Saturday May 18, 2024.  Funeral services will be held at ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, May 20, 2024 1:22 pm

Local news

Americus Police Department asking for information on shooting

Shooting On May 14th at approximately 3:58 PM officers of the Americus Police Department were dispatched to the 1036 E Forsyth Street in Americus to ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 9:33 am

Obituaries

Ansley Kinnamon Monaghan

  Ansley Kinnamon Monaghan of 404 Columbia Ave., Americus died peacefully at home on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. She was 63. A service will be ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, May 9, 2024 2:27 pm

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Mrs. Geraldine “Jerri” Smith Walker

Mrs. Geraldine “Jerri” Smith Walker age 88, of Preston passed away Sunday, May 5, 2024 at her home.  She was welcomed into heavens gates by ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, May 8, 2024 9:19 am

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Mr. John Walker Davidson, Sr.

Mr. John Walker Davidson, Sr. age 93 of Americus passed away Monday, April 22, 2024 at Magnolia Manor Nursing Center. Graveside funeral services will be ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, April 25, 2024 1:29 pm

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Deborah Lynn Haynes

Deborah Lynn Haynes, 69, passed away on April 21, 2024 at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. She was born on May 4,1954 in Wilkesboro, NC to ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, April 22, 2024 2:24 pm

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Steven Bryce Driver

Steven Bryce Driver, 29, of Americus, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2024.  He was born September 16, 1994 to Steve Driver of Americus, ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, April 4, 2024 1:19 pm

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Dalton – Adams funeral notice

Mr. William Cedrick Dalton “Seth” age 26, his fiancé Madison Cherie’ “Cricket” Adams age 25 and their baby girl Roselyn Alma Saige Dalton age 1, ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, April 4, 2024 1:15 pm

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Sumter County residents graduate from South GeorgiaLEADS program

AMERICUS, GA (March 26, 2024) – Sundie Avery, Planning and Zoning Administrator and Code Compliance Specialist for the City of Dawson; Chelsea Collins, Director of ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, March 27, 2024 8:46 am

education

Sumter County Board of Education retreat scheduled

The Sumter County Board of Education will hold a retreat on Monday, March 25, 2024, at 5:30 pm. The retreat will be held in the ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, March 21, 2024 8:21 am

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GSW President Neal Weaver takes on new presidency at university in Texas

AMERICUS, GA (March 19, 2024) – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) President Neal Weaver, Ph.D., has been named president at Stephen F. Austin University in Texas after ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, March 20, 2024 3:15 pm

Obituaries

Mr. William Bowers Bailey “Billy”

Mr. William Bowers Bailey “Billy”, age 79, of Americus, Georgia, passed away on March 6, 2024 at Perfect Care. A memorial service will be held ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, March 14, 2024 9:57 am

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Lenny’s Farmers Market Awarded $500 Fresh from the Farm Grant by Southwest Georgia Farm Credit

[Americus, GA, March 7, 2024] – Lenny’s Farmers Market is excited to announce that it has been selected as a recipient of the prestigious Fresh ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, March 7, 2024 12:57 pm

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Martha Joan Converse

AMERICUS, GA – Martha Joan Converse was born November 29, 1960 and died peacefully surrounded by family on February 17, 2024 in Americus, Georgia. Visitation ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 11:02 am

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Ms. Phyllis Margaret Clark

Ms. Phyllis Margaret Clark, 88, of Americus passed away peacefully in her sleep on 2/12/24 at Perfect Care. Ms. Clark was a homemaker and avid ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, February 16, 2024 10:32 am

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