Nichole Buchanan, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

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Gov. Kemp: Georgia Department of Revenue to begin issuing special, one-time tax refunds

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp and the Department of Revenue (DOR) announced May 11, 2022 that DOR will begin issuing special, one-time tax ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Monday, May 16, 2022 8:08 am

business

Secretary of State Raffensperger hosts She Leads Virtual Workshop on developing fundraising strategies

(Atlanta) – Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is pleased to announce that She Leads will be hosting the fourth and last installment of a 4-part ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Tuesday, May 10, 2022 3:32 pm

DEVELOPING NEWS

Release from City of Americus on boil water advisory

Advisory in Effect Until Further Notice Americus, May 5, 2022: The City of Americus wants all citizens to implement a boil water advisory immediately. On ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, May 6, 2022 6:24 am

News Main

Phoebe Sumter offering free mammograms in May

Americus, Ga. – During the month of May, in recognition of Mother’s Day and overall women’s health, Phoebe Sumter will be offering 30 free mammogram screenings ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, April 22, 2022 3:07 pm

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May 24 Election information

GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION, NONPARTISAN GENERAL ELECTION AND SPECIAL ELECTION May 24, 2022 RUNOFF ELECTION June 21, 2022  VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE April 25, 2022 EARLY/ADVANCED VOTING ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, April 21, 2022 8:24 am

business

Ribbon cutting at The Sweet Spot Baking Company

Americus, GA – Bringing the luxury of fresh small batch baking to the Historic District of Americus. Women’s business enterprises are one of the fastest-growing ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, April 20, 2022 11:07 am

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Atlanta Braves World Championship Trophy Tour to make stop in Americus July 24, 2022

ATLANTA (April 14,2022) – The Atlanta Braves have announced additional stops of the World Champions Trophy Tour Presented by Truist. The tour will travel throughout Braves ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, April 14, 2022 3:02 pm

community

Sumter County employees take health and wellness to the streets

Thursday, April 14 you may have seen some of the staff from Sumter County walking around downtown Americus.  There is a new initiative for Sumter ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, April 14, 2022 2:03 pm

News Main

Kemp signs Georgia Constitutional Carry Act into law

From The Office of Governor Brian Kemp  4/13/22: There is no doubt we live in challenging times. Across the country, we are witnessing liberal states ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, April 13, 2022 11:38 am

Obituaries

Dr. John M. Bowen: March 21, 2022

Dr. John M. Bowen, 88, passed away peacefully at home on March 21, 2022.  He was born on March 23, 1933, to Loy and Marjorie ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, March 25, 2022 4:01 pm

community

City of Americus Public Works Employee of the Month

William Moore was selected as the Public Works Department’s Employee of the Month for the month of February. William’s work ethic and dedication to the ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, March 23, 2022 8:44 am

Obituaries

Grace Thweatt Jarrett: March 16, 2022

Grace Thweatt Jarrett, age 83, passed away Wednesday March 16, 2022, at her home in Leslie Ga. She is now singing in the middle of ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, March 18, 2022 11:04 am

community

Groundbreaking ceremony for the Historic Americus Colored Hospital Civil Rights & Cultural Center

Wednesday March 16, 2022 a groundbreaking was held at the future location of the Historic Americus Colored Hospital Civil Rights & Cultural Center.  Mrs. Juanita ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, March 17, 2022 4:20 pm

Public records

Notice for Legislation for the Sumter County Board of Elections

Notice is given that there will be introduced at the 2022 regular session of the general assembly of Georgia a bill to amend the act ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, March 11, 2022 11:31 am

Public records

Qualifying for Republican candidates May 24 local election

Anyone wishing to qualify as a Republican for County Commissioner District 2 or 4, needs to contact Darryl Hawkins, Chairman Sumter County Republican Party at ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, March 3, 2022 1:25 pm

Public records

Qualifying for Democratic Candidates May 24 election

For those interested in qualifying to run as a Democratic candidate in the May 24, 2022 local election, please contact Marc Arnett at 229-815-4494.  Qualifying ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, March 3, 2022 9:18 am

business

Tamarack Foods, a welcomed addition to Sumter County

Tamarack Foods will be located at 119 Old Andersonville Road, Americus in the former “Glover” building.  The building will serve as the production and management ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, March 2, 2022 1:41 pm

Obituaries

Benjamin “Benny” James White: February 21, 2022

Benjamin (Benny) James White joined his Heavenly Father on Monday, February 21, 2022. He passed from his home surrounded by his loving family after a ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, February 23, 2022 8:09 am

Obituaries

Charles Robert “Charlie” Crisp: February 18, 2022

Charles Robert “Charlie” Crisp left us on Friday, February 18, 2022.  He died at his home in Moultrie.   Charlie was born in Americus on May 16, 1930, ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, February 23, 2022 7:47 am

education

Furlow Executive Director and Vice Principal leaving prior to end of school year

From:  Furlow Charter School Furlow Charter School Executive Director Dr. Lezley Anderson and Vice Principal Dr. Karen Collier have expressed interest in leaving their positions ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Monday, February 21, 2022 10:50 am

Local News

Sumter County trash collection day changes effective January 2022

Ameri-Green Environmental is the trash collection agency for Sumter County residents.  Some may have noticed their trash was not collected on the regular day they ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, January 6, 2022 11:44 am

Obituaries

Jane Stelly Coleman: January 2, 2022

Jane Stelly Coleman, age 76, of Plains, passed away Sunday, January 2, 2022, at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. Jane was a born in Phenix City, ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, January 6, 2022 9:15 am

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COVID-19 cases on the rise

Sumter County is seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases. As of 3:00pm Tuesday January 4, the Georgia Department of Public Health reports that Sumter County ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 3:17 pm

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Phoebe sees major spike in COVID-19 numbers and prepares to implement tighter visitation rules

Albany, Ga. – As of Tuesday morning, these were Phoebe’s COVID-19 numbers: Total COVID-19 Patients in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital – 57 Total COVID-19 Patients in ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 1:15 pm

community

Phoebe Sumter celebrates 10th Anniversary

Americus, Ga. –  When Phoebe Sumter Medical Center opened its doors on December 16, 2011, it signified a milestone for the community and how far the ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, December 15, 2021 9:17 am

Columns

Fairgrounds and College: The Local Lester Maddox

By: Evan Kutzler The first time Amanda and I visited the shops in Plains was the same day South Carolina removed the Confederate flag from ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 3:59 pm

community

ATR Salute to Veterans 2021

The Americus Times-Recorder is proud to salute your Veterans!  It takes a special kind of person to put country before self.  For these people we ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:29 pm

community

Kiwanis Pet Parade and Downtown Trick or Treating 2021

A good time was had by all downtown Thursday, October 28, 2021.  Once again, Kiwanis Club and Downtown Americus Mainstreet did a wonderful job bringing ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, October 29, 2021 8:44 am

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