TRACY K. HALL, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

agriculture

One goal: to feed the world

Tracy K. Hall We have new lover of Sumter County. Chelsea Lopez is serving us as UGA’s and Sumter County’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 11:12 am

Local News

Americus City Council has its say on the recent shootings

Tracy K. Hall   Because of inclement weather the agenda setting meeting was canceled and the City of Americus Mayor and Council combined their efforts ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 11:06 am

BREAKING NEWS

Americus Police Department is investigating 3 shootings within the last 24 hours

Press Release from the Americus Police Department For Immediate Release No: 2023-02 Date: January 19, 2023 Aggravated Assault Incidents The Americus Police Department is currently ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, January 19, 2023 4:43 pm

News

Brain P. Kemp takes his stand

Tracy K. Hall Right in the middle of downtown Atlanta, our 83rd Governor, Brain P. Kemp, promised to serve the State of Georgia for another ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, January 19, 2023 12:35 pm

education

Sylvia Roland named Chair of the BOE, head football coach, Clifford Fedd is released from contract after one season

Tracy K. Hall After being rescheduled due to inclement weather, the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) met for their regular meeting on Tuesday, January ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, January 19, 2023 12:10 pm

News

Federal Judge: Abrams Group Must Repay Costs to Georgia Taypayers for Baseless Lawsuit

Atlanta – Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is pleased to announce the recovery of the costs associated with defending the State in the lawsuit ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, January 10, 2023 4:19 pm

Local News

2023 Budget for the City of Americus has been approved

Tracy K. Hall On December 15, 2022, the Americus City Council met for the regular meeting. Kelvin Pless was not in attendance, Daryl Dowdell was ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, December 16, 2022 11:06 am

News

Letter to the editor in regard to Americus City Council

To: Citizens of Americus First of all, thank you to Councilman Pless, Councilwoman Wilson, Councilman Christmas and Mayor Kinnamon for doing the “right thing” and ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, December 14, 2022 2:17 pm

Local news

Sumter County Board of Commissioners honor Joan Tovar-Martinez and Scott Roberson

Tracy K. Hall The Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) met for their agenda setting meeting on December 13, 2022. All commissioners were present except ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, December 14, 2022 1:48 pm

Uncategorized

Sumter County Schools’ employees receive $1000 in hazard pay, Ignite CCA transportation needs go undiscussed

  Tracy K. Hall The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) met for their regular meeting on 12.08.22. Superintendent Walter Knighton gave his report which ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, December 12, 2022 6:27 am

Obituaries

Lori Nicole McGlamory Hoffman: December 9, 2022

Mrs. Lori Nicole McGlamory Hoffman, age 42, passed away Friday December 9, 2022 at her home with her family by her side. Mrs. Hoffman was ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, December 12, 2022 5:03 am

Local News

Budget, employee incentives, sign ordinance and business for 2023 were addressed by Americus City Council

  Tracy K. Hall Mayor and City Council of Americus met on 12.08.22 for their monthly agenda setting meeting. Being the end of the year, ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Sunday, December 11, 2022 2:21 pm

Uncategorized

Bobby Lee Kirk: December 8 2022

Mr. Bobby Lee Kirk age 79, passed away Thursday, December 8, 2022 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, December ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, December 9, 2022 1:36 pm

Uncategorized

An up-close look at December 6, 2022 election results

  Tracy K. Hall Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker faced a runoff on December 6, 2022 after neither garnered the 50% plus one votes needed ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, December 7, 2022 12:50 pm

community

The bells are ringing!

  Tracy K. Hall We expect it when we go shopping during this season. The singing of bells can be heard before we even see ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, December 6, 2022 11:26 am

Obituaries

Martha Willis Kinney: December 2, 2022

Martha Willis Kinney, age 83, passed away peacefully December 2, 2022 at her residence with her devoted husband by her side. Services for Martha Willis ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, December 6, 2022 11:14 am

Local News

Soundtrack to December 7, 2016

  Tracy K. Hall We don’t remember 9:40am on December 7, 2016, for its silence. But perhaps, for the briefest of moments there was quiet. ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Sunday, December 4, 2022 10:45 am

community

Small business deals in the good stuff

  Tracy K. Hall It is not going to surprise you after Thanksgiving shopping is almost as traditional as the turkey on Thursday’s table. What ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, December 1, 2022 10:57 am

community

Plains, Georgia: Merry and Bright

  Tracy K. Hall The locals gathered. A train dropped off more than 300. The stores were all welcoming a visitor, a shopper, a friend. ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, December 1, 2022 10:56 am

News Main

The Barn: a Story of redemption and restoration

Tracy K. Hall There is an invisible line somewhere between Americus and Andersonville. Many of us have yet to determine where the line is. It ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 1:38 pm

News

Raffensperger: Largest Early Voting Day in History Disproves Voter Suppression Claims

Press Release from GA Secretary of State Georgia voters broke the all-time daily turnout record for in-person Early Voting on Monday, November 28th. As of ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 1:26 pm

Obituaries

Martha Schwab Maddox: November 21, 2022

Mrs. Martha Schwab Maddox, 85, of Newnan (formerly of Americus, GA) passed away Monday morning, November 21 at her residence at Benton House (affectionately known ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 10:00 am

Local News

Phoebe Sumter Hospice Wants You to Know Your Options

Press Release from PSMC (Americus, GA) – November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and in recognition, Phoebe Sumter Hospice is reaching out to ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 9:49 am

Local news

Preservation Trust to honor Allie Smith on Dec. 11 with display in Plains  

  Staff Reports   PLAINS — As a lasting tribute to Allie Smith, the Plains Historical Preservation Trust will unveil a framed plate and picture ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 9:30 am

Local news

Free Family Event Celebrates 80th Anniversary of Koinonia Farm

Staff Reports Koinonia is the Greek word for fellowship, community, or communion. When Clarence and Florence Jordan and Martin and Mabel England founded Koinonia Farm ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 9:01 am

Local News

Capt. Henry Wirz Memorial Service met with much fanfare

James Gaston The 47th annual Capt. Henry Wirz Memorial Service was held in the town of Andersonville recently.  The Service is held annually and sponsored ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 8:57 am

Obituaries

John William Statham: November 20, 2022

John William Statham, Jr., age 80, of Americus passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2022, at his home. He was born in Manchester Georgia on ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, November 21, 2022 4:54 pm

News Main

Elena Carne, with Proverbs 31 and Americus on her mind, goes to the White House

Tracy K. Hall Anyone who knows anything about Americus knows Elena Carne is a powerhouse. An immigrant from Venezuela, she owns T31, a clothing company ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, November 21, 2022 3:42 pm

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