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TRACY K. HALL, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

Obituaries

Stella Rodgers Boatright Jambon: October 17, 2021

Stella Rodgers Boatright Jambon,  of Columbus, GA. passed away on Sunday morning, October 17, 2021 at the St. Mary’s Hospice House in Watkinsville, GA. at ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:21 am

Obituaries

Farron “Bubba” Carl Wilson: October 17, 2021

Farron “Bubba” Carl Wilson, age 67, of Thomaston, died Sunday, October 17, 2021 at his residence. A native of Americus, he was born March 12, ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:17 am

Obituaries

Allene Bradley Kelley: October 18, 2021

Mrs. Allene Bradley Kelley age 94 of Americus, passed away Monday, October 18, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 20, ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 12:00 pm

Obituaries

Herbert “Herb” Clopton Aycock: October 17, 2021

Herbert “Herb” Clopton Aycock, 96, of Elgin, passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021. Born in Springvale, GA on October 12, 1925, he was the ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:57 am

Local news

Early voting turnout results through Saturday

Sumter County Board of Elections (BOE) has reported on the traffic they are seeing during this early voting period. The numbers include Tuesday, 10.12.21. through ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, October 18, 2021 10:44 am

education

Academic performance declines and voting gets complicated

Nichole Buchanan, the General Manager of the Americus Times Recorder, indicated with over 1800 votes counted, Dr. Rene Mays was awarded the best principal in ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, October 15, 2021 2:28 pm

Local news

Early voting turnout

The Sumter County Board of Elections (BOE) has released information on the turnout for the Americus municipal races taking place this week. The voting started ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, October 15, 2021 10:43 am

Local news

Celebrating communities of faith and our blue

Tracy K. Hall On Sunday, October 10, 2021, a good crowd representing all races, ages, genders and socio-economic levels gathered on the courthouse steps to ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:40 pm

Local news

Sumter EMC Board Chairman Recognized for Hallmark Leadership Training Achievement

Staff Reports Dr. Cecil O. Myers, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Sumter Electric Membership Corporation, recently received the Director Gold Certificate from the ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:37 pm

clubs/organizations

Council Camporee Held

Staff Reports South Georgia Council held its annual Council Camporee the weekend of October 8 to 10 at Camp Patten in Lakeland.  Over 150 scouts ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:34 pm

clubs/organizations

Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation holds 2nd annual Peace Day event

Staff Reports   On Saturday, October 2, 2021, approximately 200 people of all ages and abilities attended “Celebrating Sumter County’s Multigenerational Mosaic of Gifts” at ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:29 pm

Local news

Motorcyclists hold benefit ride to support the Smarr Smith Foundation

Bikers celebrated Nick Smarr and Jody Smith with a ride which began in Unadilla and made stops in Americus, Richland, Ellaville and Montezuma on Friday, ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:26 pm

education

State Experts Convene for Albany Food Workshop

ALBANY, GA- The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center is bringing food experts to Southwest Georgia for an Oct. 21-22 workshop that helps food ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:22 pm

Local news

Kiwanis hosts mayoral candidates

Kiwanians enjoy being educated voters. It is not unusual for them to host candidates to hear more about how the candidate envisions their chosen position ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:18 pm

Local news

Charles Christmas Seeks Reelection

Charles Christmas is seeking reelection to the City of Americus Council District 4 seat, which he has held since January 1, 2018. Over the past ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:09 pm

Local News

Press Release: Trick or treat in Americus

Press Release from City of Americus: As Halloween draws near, many people are preparing costumes, decorations and trick or treat festivities in Americus.  On behalf ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 3:40 pm

Obituaries

Lucy A. Frazier: October 10, 2021

Mrs. Lucy A. Frazier age 87, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 3:09 pm

Local news

Sumter Players are coming home this weekend!

The Sumter Players are coming home this weekend. Home after an 18 month hiatus imposed by COVID.  Home to the Rylander Theatre.  Home with Driving ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:39 pm

Obituaries

Justin Parrish: October 9, 2021

Graveside services for Justin Parrish, 29, of Butler will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 4:00 pm at Oglethorpe Memorial Gardens in Oglethorpe, ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, October 8, 2021 10:51 am

BREAKING NEWS

Welcome the nation’s largest solar panel manufacturing company to Sumter County!

The Sumter County Payroll Development Authority (PDA) gave our community some great news worthy of our excitement. Their announcement brings with it the  potential to ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:59 am

Local news

Southern Wholesale Glass, Inc. Announces their October 2021 Employee of the Month

PRESS RELEASE: October 4, 2021, Americus, GA Southern Wholesale Glass is excited to announce Justin ”Styles” Williams as our October 2021 Employee of the Month. ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 4:39 pm

Obituaries

Peggy Morgan White: October 1, 2021

Peggy Morgan White went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. She passed away peacefully at home surrounded ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 2:45 pm

Local News

Economic development a hot topic for municipal races—so what do the experts say?

If you have been following the City of Americus municipal races and are seeking to become an educated voter, then you have no doubt heard ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 12:25 pm

Obituaries

Sanford McCurley: September 30, 2021

Sanford McCurley passed away on September 30, 2021 at age 82 in Americus, Ga. Sanford was born January 20, 1939 in Atlanta, Ga., to Thomas ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, October 4, 2021 4:48 pm

Obituaries

Joann Scott Law: October 3, 2021

Joann Scott Law, age 72, of Americus, died on Sunday October 3, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Law was born May ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Sunday, October 3, 2021 7:11 pm

Local news

Celebrating Small Business Resilience in Sumter County with Expansion

Staff Reports Americus, GA – Answering the call for the increased need of childcare in response to the pandemic’s return to work movement, Mrs. Jackie ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, October 1, 2021 10:25 am

Local news

What’s Going on at Georgia Southwestern: October 2021

Staff Reports October 2 – Softball and Baseball Exhibitions 1:00 pm – Lady Hurricanes (vs. ABAC) | GSW Softball Field 1:00 pm – Hurricanes (vs. ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, October 1, 2021 10:19 am

Obituaries

Anne Borders Cofer: September 24, 2021

Anne Borders Cofer passed away peacefully September 24, three days short of her 98th birthday. She was born in Cedartown, Ga September 27, 1923 to ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, September 30, 2021 2:39 pm

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