Joshua Windus, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

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La clase de ESL se reúne en la Iglesia Episcopal Local

Estudiantes y profesores de una clase local de inglés como segundo idioma se reunieron en la iglesia episcopal del Calvario, dando entrevistas sobre sus experiencias. ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Monday, May 20, 2024 6:59 pm

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ESL Class meets at Local Episcopal Church

tudents and teachers from a local English as a second language class met at Calvary Episcopal church, giving interviews about their experiences. Jose Mendez told ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Monday, May 20, 2024 12:33 pm

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Kim Fuller runs for mayor of Plains

Kim Fuller recently gave an interview on her run for mayor of Plains. Fuller has over 31 years of experience as a teacher; “I started ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Thursday, May 16, 2024 12:15 pm

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Jason Carter gives update on Jimmy Carter’s Health

Fox 5 recently reported on Jason Carter’s update on his grandfather Jimmy Carter’s health. While speaking at the 28th Rosalynn Carter Georgia Mental Health Forum, ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 12:59 pm

Local News

Confederate Memorial Service Held at Oak Grove Cemetery

More than two dozen attended the Confederate Memorial Service held in Oak Grove Cemetery by Camp 78 on April 27 th . Steve Barbaree, commander of ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 10:40 am

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Plains Mayoral Candidate Joey Recker Challenges Ex-Wife’s Residency and Howard responds to Coley Conflict

Latimore mentioned a complaint challenging the address of an elector. “Documents were provided by both parties, as well as conversations with both. The elections office ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 10:02 am

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Shooting Victim Airlifted

For Immediate Release No: 2024-03Date: May 14, 2024 Americus Police Department Press Release On May 14th at approximately 3:58 PM officers of the Americus Police ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 9:33 am

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Americus City Manager Diadra Powell Hears Citizen Concerns April 29 th

Americus City Manager Diadra Powell held a discussion open to the public on April 29 th . Terri Crawford expressed “concerns about the downtown area and ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Thursday, May 9, 2024 3:36 pm

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Board of Elections Debates Appropriateness of Facebook Graphic

The Board of Elections met at 4:30 p.m. on May 7th in the Commissioner’s meeting room. May 10th was given as the deadline for absentee ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Thursday, May 9, 2024 3:25 pm

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Development Authority Celebrates Growing Industry Community

Press Release by Sumter County Development Authority. Sumter County, GA – April 24, 2024 – Sumter Authority board members and staff recently hosted their third ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Friday, April 26, 2024 8:19 am

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Ceramics at Georgia Southwestern

Keaton Wynn, Professor of Art History and Ceramics at Georgia Southwestern, gave a tour of the Art Department. Wynn showed the glaze lab, where students ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Wednesday, April 24, 2024 12:59 pm

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Ethan Wolfe Interviews on run for Commissioner

Ethan Wolfe, Candidate for Commissioner of District 3, gave an interview on April 23rd.  He talked about his background: “I was born in Sumter County, ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Wednesday, April 24, 2024 12:51 pm

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Commissioners Hear from Board of Assessors

The Sumter County Board of Commissioners met on April 17 th . Chairman of the Board of Assessors, Michael Coley, addressed the Board. “The Sumter ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Wednesday, April 24, 2024 8:11 am

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City Council hears Road complaints and honors High Schoolers

The Americus City Council met on April 18 th . Commissioner Jessie Smith addressed the council during citizens comments with concerns about gun fire and ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Wednesday, April 24, 2024 8:03 am

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Commissioner’s Meeting Honors Students and Discusses Blight Ordinance

The Sumter County Board of Commissioners discussed several other issues in addition to The Board of Tax Assessors during their April 16 th meeting. The ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:35 pm

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Sink hole near intersection of Bessie Mays Circle and Bill Cross Street

Recently it was brought to the attention of the Americus Times-Recorder that a sink-hole had opened up near the intersection of Bill Cross Street and ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:25 pm

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Fuller Center Dedication

A large crowd lined the street on April 19th as The Fuller Center prepared to dedicate a newly constructed home. New turf and hydrangeas occupied ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:16 pm

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Josie Battaglia of Dawson named GSW’s 2024 Outstanding Scholar

Georgia Southwestern Press Release AMERICUS (April 22, 2024) — Josie Battaglia, a nursing major from Dawson, Ga., was recently named Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Monday, April 22, 2024 8:40 pm

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Join Conversations over Coffee with Americus City Manager

Press Release from Office of City Manager AMERICUS—Graduates of Americus city government’s first Government 101 class want to know more, and on April 29, another ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Monday, April 22, 2024 6:02 pm

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Chief Scott Gives Updates on City of Americus Police Department

Press Release by Chief Scott What is the City’s plan to address gun crime? This is a question that is frequently asked at community meetings ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Monday, April 22, 2024 12:30 pm

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Teresa MacCartney Named Interim President of Georgia Southwestern State University

By University System of Georgia staff reports University System of Georgia (USG) Chancellor Sonny Perdue today named USG’s Chief Operating Officer Teresa MacCartney as interim ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Thursday, April 18, 2024 4:17 pm

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Native Son Assumes Development Role in City Government

Press release from the office of the Americus City Manager Americus—The City of Americus turned to a native son last month, hiring Edward Jackson to direct ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Thursday, April 18, 2024 12:32 pm

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Leslie City Council Plans Switch to J.A.G.

The Leslie City Council met on the 15th of April. Chief Bob Smith addressed the council. “Our probation is serviced by Southwestern Judicial Circuit out ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 8:18 am

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Sherriff Bryant Gives Updates and Plans for Next Term

Sherriff Eric Bryant interviewed for his unopposed run for reelection, talking about the experiences that had prepared him to become Sherriff. “I’ve been a career ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Tuesday, April 16, 2024 10:03 pm

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Tornado Shelter Closing

By EMA Director Jerry Harmon Effective Immediate: The Tornado Shelter located at 1601 North Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. will be closed until further notice ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Tuesday, April 16, 2024 9:29 pm

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Man Charged for Rape and Incest while Woman Charged with Cruelty to Children

Richard Terrance Eady was arrested for rape and incest on April 12. Ashley Marie Cromer-Eady was arrested for cruelty to children and deprivation of necessary ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Tuesday, April 16, 2024 3:29 pm

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Sisters Act Out

The Sisters Act was held at The Clarence Jordan Center on April 12th, 7 p.m. The act helped to raise money for the Fuller Center. ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Tuesday, April 16, 2024 3:19 pm

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Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament

Fourteen teams of golfers gathered at the Griffin Bell Golf Course for The Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament held by Council 7113 on April 13th. ... Read more

by Joshua Windus, Tuesday, April 16, 2024 3:13 pm

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