TRACY K. HALL, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

Obituaries

Jennie Nottingham Bass: January 18, 2022

Jennie Nottingham Bass, 77, of Atlanta GA passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. She was a dedicated and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, January 24, 2022 10:04 am

Local news

City manager to address the shortage of Americus service vehicles

The voting items for the regular meeting of the Americus Mayor and City Council were limited. All members, with the exception of Juanita Wilson were ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, January 21, 2022 10:36 am

Local News

What’s up at the bottom of the viaduct?

One of the great things about living in a small community is we notice when something grows. Even little changes in our day-to-day life feel ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, January 20, 2022 2:32 pm

Local news

Harvest of Hope Food Pantry update

I hope you all had a Happy New Year and that you are all well.  The Covid-19 virus seems to be rampart with numbers greater ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 4:26 pm

Local news

J.C. (Jim) Reid, Jr. announces run for County Commissioner District 3

On January 10, 2022, I qualified to seek election to the vacant District Three County Commission seat. This seat is currently vacant due to the ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 3:12 pm

Local News

Ethan Wolfe announces run for Board of Commissioners

I am Ethan Wolfe; I’m running for County Commissioner for the vacant District 3 seat. First, a little about me.  I am Americus born.  My ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 3:07 pm

education

Emancipation Proclamation Program announces scholarship recipient

  The annual Emancipation Proclamation Program sponsored by the local Lincoln Douglas Memorial Society is held on January 1 each year.  Although the 158th celebration ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 3:00 pm

Local news

Mayor Lee Kinnamon presides over first city council meeting

Americus Mayor and City Council met to set the agenda for January’s meeting on Thursday, 1.13.22. The meeting was the first for Mayor Lee Kinnamon ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 1:32 pm

education

BOE votes on leadership and extends mask mandate

On Thursday, 1.13.22, with the District Three seat left vacant, Chairman Rick Barnes opened the meeting and Superintendent Walter Knighton pronounced all seats vacant as ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 1:28 pm

education

Alison Humphrey: Chosen

There is something in each of us which longs to be chosen. To be chosen means we belong, it means someone sees worth in us, ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, January 10, 2022 1:25 pm

Obituaries

Thomas Charles Atherton: January 3, 2022

Mr. Thomas Charles Atherton, age 60, died on Monday, January 3, 2022, at his home in Americus. Tom was born February 11, 1961 in Saint ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, January 7, 2022 2:51 pm

Obituaries

Faye Webb: January 2, 2022

I, Faye Webb, say to you; Live well, Life is a journey. See the needs and respond. Look for helpers. Be a friend. Be honest. ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, January 7, 2022 10:55 am

education

Promises made, promises kept: Ignite CCA and TSG Resolute

One Sumter Foundation put out a call in March of 2017. The call was loud and made to anyone who would invest in the future ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, January 5, 2022 1:32 pm

Local news

James Gaston recognized for his service to Board of Elections

For nearly ten years James Gaston has served Sumter County through the Sumter County Board of Elections. His tenure was celebrated as his term ended ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, January 5, 2022 1:01 pm

Obituaries

George Ray Baldwin: January 3, 2022

Mr. George Ray Baldwin, age 84, died in Americus, January 3, 2022. Graveside services will be conducted at 11AM on Thursday, January 6, 2022, in ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 3:31 pm

Obituaries

Mary Jane Ethridge: December 25, 2021

 Mrs. Mary Jane Ethridge, of Oglethorpe, Georgia entered into rest on December 25, 2021 at the age of 71. Born on June 27, 1950, in ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, December 28, 2021 1:59 pm

education

A man in the arena: Jim Reid

Tenacious: not readily relinquishing a position, principle, or course of action; determined. As an elected member of the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE), Jim ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, December 28, 2021 9:34 am

Local news

How the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act impacts Sumter County

AMERICUS, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) applauded the recent announcement of funds to local and regional airports in Middle and Southwest Georgia made ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, December 21, 2021 3:04 pm

Obituaries

Anne “AnneBelle” Barry Barry: December 16, 2021

Anne “AnneBelle” Barry Barry Early afternoon on Thursday December 16, 2021, Annebelle passed away after an extended illness at home under the care of her ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, December 21, 2021 11:53 am

Obituaries

Dr. Joseph R. Beauchamp: December 17, 2021

April 1, 1939 – December 17, 2021 Dr. Joseph R. Beauchamp, 82, of Bainbridge, went to be with Jesus on Friday, December 17, 2021 at ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, December 20, 2021 2:21 pm

Obituaries

Elizabeth Onez Brock Sawyer: December 17, 2021

Mrs. Elizabeth Onez Brock Sawyer, age 94 of Americus, passed away Friday, December 17, 2021 at the Wilson Hospice House in Albany. Funeral services will ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, December 20, 2021 1:55 pm

Local News

Americus Mayor and City Council finish out the year with flair

City council finished up the business of the year by voting unanimously on the agenda items. Of these items the consent agenda, the budget, ordinances ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, December 17, 2021 11:18 am

education

Sumter County Board of Education called meeting results in votes

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) met for a called meeting at 6pm on Tuesday, 12.14.2021. All active members except Rick Barnes were present ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, December 15, 2021 10:40 am

Obituaries

Harold Edward Moore: December 11, 2021

Mr. Harold Edward Moore, age 94, passed away on Saturday, December 11 th , 2021 at Perfect Care. A native of Fayetteville, he was born ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, December 14, 2021 10:43 am

Local news

Americus continues to shine as she beautifies local cemetery

The City of Americus has been addressing both Oak Grove and Eastview Cemeteries. On Wednesday, December 8, 2021, a ribbon cutting was scheduled to celebrate ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, December 9, 2021 3:10 pm

Obituaries

Allen Dale Ragan: December 8, 2021

Allen Dale Ragan passed away peacefully at his home in Americus, Georgia on Wednesday, December 8th, 2021 after a valiant battle with cancer.  Allen was a ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, December 9, 2021 2:41 pm

Obituaries

Harry Wade Bartlett: December 8, 2021

Mr. Harry Wade Bartlett age 86, of Americus, passed away Wednesday, December 08, 2021 at Montezuma Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services will be held at ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, December 9, 2021 2:39 pm

education

BOE hears from IGNITE CCA, Fresh Start Academy and revisits poor academic performance

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held its work session on Monday December 6, 2021, to establish the agenda for the regular meeting on ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 3:22 pm

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