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Nichole Buchanan, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

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The celebration

Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 10, 2021 with a private reception for more than 300 ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 9:19 am

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Sumter County raises a glass to President and Mrs. Carter for their 75th Anniversary

This event was one for the books. It ran like clockwork, which seems like a small miracle considering all the work that goes into an ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 8:06 am

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Governor Kemp, State Labor Commissioner Announce Economic Recovery Plan

From the Office of Governor Brian Kemp:  Release dated May 13, 2021 Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp and Georgia Department of Labor ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:10 pm

community

Sail On: The Beach Boys Tribute to perform at the Rylander May 19

Downtown Americus, Wednesday, May 19. What better way to celebrate summertime and the Rylander’s return than with the music of The Beach Boys? Sail On ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, May 13, 2021 12:52 pm

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Gov. Kemp signs new COVID-19 Executive Orders

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today signed three Executive Orders relating to COVID-19 in Georgia. The first, Executive Order 03.31.21.01, extends the Public ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, April 1, 2021 7:47 am

Public records

Sumter County Request for Proposal

THE SUMTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR   SUMTER COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM  RFP# 2021-009 Description of Project:  The Board of ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 10:52 am

community

Chief Scott: “Ready and willing to start the dialogue.”

From Americus Police Chief, Mark Scott As we closed out 2020, a challenging year by all accounts, there was a bit of good news. As ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Monday, February 22, 2021 2:01 pm

education

Furlow Charter School Governing Board meeting today, February 8

Furlow Charter School has scheduled a called meeting of its Governing Board for this Monday, February 8, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Monday, February 8, 2021 8:10 am

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Phoebe expands COVID-19 vaccine administration

Release from Phoebe Health Systems dated 1/7/2021 Albany, Ga. – Phoebe will begin to vaccinate southwest Georgians who are 65 and older and area law enforcement, ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, January 7, 2021 10:49 am

community

Missing Cat, please help

This is Lucy.  She is a Persian cat who went missing a few days ago and was last seen on Bell St. around Lee St. ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 10:37 am

community

Downtown Americus celebrates Christmas Open House November 19

It’s that time of year again! Local merchants are making preparations for the annual Downtown Christmas Open House, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 19 from 5-8 ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:54 am

community

Downtown Americus hosts Downtown Tailgate for First Friday

AMERICUS, GA FIRST FRIDAY Event- On Friday, November 6th, Americus will hold its monthly “First Friday” downtown-wide open house. The theme for this month’s First ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, November 6, 2020 8:48 am

DEVELOPING NEWS

String of shootings being investigated.

By:  Tracy K. Hall In what has been described as a drive-by shooting, one man was shot last night on Tom Hill Circle around 11:30PM. ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, October 16, 2020 10:49 am

Obituaries

Mrs. Mary Waddell: October 2, 2020

Mrs. Mary Waddell age 80, of Americus passed away Friday, October 02, 2020 at Perfect Care in Americus. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Monday, October 5, 2020 8:21 am

Obituaries

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth “Bess” Ross Speer: Celebration of Life Service Saturday, September 26 at 11:00am

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth “Bess” Ross Speer, age 92, passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at Perfect Care.   A private burial and committal service ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:48 am

Obituaries

Reverend John Paul Dent: September 18, 2020

Reverend John Paul Dent, age 73 of Americus GA, passed away Friday September 18, 2020.  Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 21, ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Monday, September 21, 2020 9:52 am

Obituaries

Troy Lee Simmons: September 5, 2020

Troy Lee Simmons, Jr. 93, passed away September 5, 2020 at his home in Defuniak Springs, FL. Troy was born March 21, 1927 in Americus, ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Monday, September 14, 2020 10:48 am

Obituaries

Carrie Anne Williams: September 8, 2020

Carrie Anne Williams, age 46, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at her home in Americus, Georgia.  She was a beloved granddaughter, daughter, sister, ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, September 11, 2020 11:52 am

Obituaries

Rev. Brooks Partain: August 28, 2020

Rev. Brooks Partain, age 91, died Friday, August 28, 2020 at Willson Hospice House in Albany. Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, September ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:55 am

Obituaries

Mrs. Evelyn Louise Yon Andrews Wages: September 6, 2020

Mrs. Evelyn Louise Yon Andrews Wages, age 94, of Americus, died at Perfect Care on Sunday, September 6, 2020. Mrs. Wages was born November 23, ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:11 am

Obituaries

Ms. Sara Frances Saliba Webb: August 26, 2020

Ms. Sara Frances Saliba Webb, 96, of Americus, GA passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home in Americus, GA. A private ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, August 28, 2020 7:51 am

Obituaries

Ms. Leila Stapleton Buchanan: August 23, 2020

Ms. Leila Stapleton Buchanan, 80, of Atlanta, departed this life, Sunday, August 23, 2020 at Northside Hospital.  Leila was born in Americus, Georgia on December 18, ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:08 am

DEVELOPING NEWS

Qualified candidates for the Sumter County School Board election

Sumter County Board of Elections and Voter Registration has released the following list of candidates who have qualified for the Sumter County School Board election ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:27 am

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Scam alert from Americus Police Department

Release from Americus Police Department dated August 26, 2020 Scam Alert The Americus Police Department would like to encourage people to be on guard against ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:06 am

education

Furlow Charter School called meeting

Furlow Charter School has scheduled a called meeting of its Governing Board for this Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm in the Furlow Charter ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:53 am

Obituaries

Miss Mary Dell Royal: August 22, 2020

Miss Mary Dell Royal, age 63, passed away Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. Services are planned for 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:57 pm

Obituaries

Ms. Amber P. Campbell: August 21, 2020

Ms. Amber P. Campbell passed away on August 21, 2020. Services are planned for 3:00 PM on Wednesday, August 26, at Rehoboth Baptist Church, with ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:56 pm

Obituaries

David William Randall: August 24, 2020

David William Randall, age 65, of Americus, passed away Monday, August 24, 2020 at Phoebe Sumter Medical. A native of New York, David was born ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:48 am

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