TRACY K. HALL, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

News

Celebrate President Jimmy Carter’s 98 Years of Making the World a Better Place 

Carter Center encourages sending appreciation and birthday wishes via CarterCenter.Org  ATLANTA (September 27, 2022) — To mark President Jimmy Carter’s 98th birthday on October 1, The ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Saturday, October 1, 2022 6:00 am

Obituaries

Kiley Burke Drury: September 23, 2022

Kiley Burke Drury beloved mother, daughter, sister, and friend passed away unexpectedly Friday, September 23, 2022, at the age of 44. A celebration of her life ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, September 30, 2022 12:13 pm

education

School District Seeks Community Input to Develop Strategic Plan

Staff reports The Sumter County School District is embarking on a strategic planning process that requires input from citizens, staff, parents, students and civic leaders. ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 11:47 am

Uncategorized

Arleater Rigsby Mims: September 24, 2022

Mrs. Arleater Rigsby Mims age 93 of Americus, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2022 at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, September 26, 2022 1:10 pm

Obituaries

Cindy Pollock Avery: September 19, 2022

Cindi Pollock Avery went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday, September 19th. She was born January 8, 1960, in ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, September 26, 2022 12:00 pm

Obituaries

Patricia Howell Holley: September 19, 2022

Mrs. Patricia Howell Holley age 78, passed away Monday, September 19, 2022 at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, September ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, September 22, 2022 10:35 am

community

A new look on an old friend

Tracy K. Hall Downtown Americus comes with charms which delight all the senses. We are getting to enjoy the fruits of faithful business owners, hard-working ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, September 19, 2022 2:23 pm

Obituaries

Nieves Betancourt Reeves: Sept 17, 2022

Nieves Betancourt Reeves, of St. Simons Island, Georgia, passed away on Sept. 17, 2022, at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 44 ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, September 19, 2022 2:06 pm

education

Sumter County Board of Education discusses needed repairs and upgrades

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) met for their work session on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at 100 Learning Lane. Carolyn Hamilton and EJ ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 12:40 pm

News

Americus Police Department seeks information on aggravated assualt

Press Release from Americus Police Department On September 1, 2022 at approximately 5:48 PM officers of the Americus Police Department responded to the area of ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, September 2, 2022 10:50 am

Local News

Word to the wise this Labor Day

This Monday, September 5, 2022, the nation will celebrate Labor Day. Labor Day serves as a signpost for where we are in 2022. There are ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, September 1, 2022 11:15 am

Local news

Sumter County welcomes another industry to the community

On August 30, 2022, on Brady Road, GMM Pfaudler JDS officially cut the ribbon on their manufacturing industry. Although they have been in the neighborhood ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, September 1, 2022 9:05 am

Obituaries

Jan Lee Mize: August 27, 2022

Jan Lee Mize, 84, of Johns Creek passed peacefully on Saturday, August 27, 2022. Jan was born in Americus, Georgia, April 6, 1938; the son ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, August 31, 2022 10:37 am

Obituaries

Larry Leon Underwood: August 27, 2022

Mr. Larry Leon Underwood age 77, passed away Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, with his family by his side. ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, August 31, 2022 10:26 am

Obituaries

Wardlow Augustus “Gus” Johnson, Jr. : August 28, 2022

Wardlow Augustus “Gus” Johnson, Jr., 92, of Macon, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 20022. A memorial service will be held Sunday, September 4, ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, August 31, 2022 10:24 am

Uncategorized

Bert Lewis Beisel: August 27, 2022

On Saturday, August 27, 2022, Bert Lewis Beisel peacefully passed away in her beloved hometown of Americus, Georgia. She was 93 years old. Bert, born ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, August 31, 2022 10:20 am

Local News

Eric Finch Recognized for His Service to the Boys and Girls Club

By: Tracy K. Hall Tim Wofford, Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club of Albany which oversees Albany, Americus, and Macon County Boys and ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, August 24, 2022 12:18 pm

Local news

The Eternal Flame

By: Tracy K. Hall Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “eternal flame” as “a small fire that is kept burning as a symbol to show that something will ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, August 24, 2022 12:11 pm

Obituaries

Kimberly Lynn Avant

Kimberly Lynn Avant was born August 5th, 1971 in Americus, Georgia to Bobby and Jeanette (née Shelton) Avant.  She was the third of their four ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, August 24, 2022 9:34 am

Obituaries

Mary Evelyn Glaze Cochran of Americus: August 21, 2022

Mrs. Mary Evelyn Glaze Cochran, age 91, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at Corinth Road Personal Care Home in Newnan, Georgia. Born ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, August 24, 2022 9:31 am

Obituaries

Olive Belle Fussell Powell: August 17, 2022

Olive Belle Fussell Powell, 93, of Parrott, Georgia, passed away in Gainesville, Georgia on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at the home of her son.  Mrs. ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, August 22, 2022 1:07 pm

Obituaries

Ruthie Oliver: August 18, 2022

Mrs. Ruthie Oliver, age 80, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Summerhill Nursing Home in Perry. Funeral services were held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, August 22, 2022 1:01 pm

Obituaries

John Benson Dorsey III: August 17, 2022

Mr. John Benson Dorsey III, age 70, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at Pruitt Health Care in Ashburn, GA. Mr. Dorsey was born in ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, August 19, 2022 1:26 pm

education

A culture changing celebration with a cut of a ribbon

By Tracy K. Hall Thursday, July 28, 2022, was a day a long time in the making. Sumter County showed up to cut the ribbon ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, August 18, 2022 7:14 am

Local News

SUMTER COUNTY RESIDENT WINS DISTINGUISHED AWARD FOR YOUTH INFLUENCE

(TUCKER, Ga., August 12, 2022) — Dr. Crystal R. Perry of Sumter County was recently awarded the William H. Booth Award for the Southwest District ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, August 17, 2022 12:32 pm

Obituaries

Robert Shaw Fletcher: August 11, 2022

Robert Shaw Fletcher Born on August 2, 1934 in Butts County Georgia and passed on August 11, 2022 in Americus Georgia. Shaw graduated from the University ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, August 15, 2022 2:49 pm

education

Sumter County Taxpayers Will See a Drop in Their Educational Tax Dollars

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held their regular meeting on Thursday, August 11, 2022. During the financial report that financial chair Rick Barnes ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, August 15, 2022 2:44 pm

Obituaries

Franklin Howard Hardin: August 9, 2022

Mr. Franklin Howard Hardin age 86 of Americus, passed away Tuesday, August 09, 2022, at Perfect Care. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, August 11, 2022 12:42 pm

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