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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

Local News

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

community

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

Local News

Nelson Brown decides to take over issues in Kelvin Pless’ district

  Tracy K. Hall On the combined agenda setting and voting meeting of the city council on 11.17.22 the first agenda item was one Nelson ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, November 21, 2022 1:22 pm

News

COMMISSIONER KING: BE CAUTIOUS IN THE KITCHEN THIS THANKSGIVING

Press Release from Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King asks all Georgians to exercise ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, November 21, 2022 12:58 pm

Local News

Rezoning, ordinances, overcharges and waivers on alcohol license law discussed at Americus City Council

Tracy K. Hall The Mayor and City Council of Americus met on 11.17.22 for just shy of three hours. This meeting was atypical as the ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, November 18, 2022 2:56 pm

Local news

Southland’s Class of 2026 making a global impact for Christ

Tracy K. Hall Southland Academy has a rich history of investing in the community. As part of their graduation requirements each senior must have volunteered ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, November 18, 2022 10:08 am

education

Southland dedicated to teaching respect of our country’s freedom

Tracy K. Hall For about a decade Southland has dedicated a fifth graders’ nine-week period to giving the students an in-depth understanding and appreciation for ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, November 17, 2022 2:20 pm

education

Sumter County Board of Education receives preparation for upcoming scores

  Tracy K. Hall Superintendent Walter Knighton gave his typical dashboard report. As an overview, the school brought in around $459,000 in SPLOST funds. As ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 10:27 am

Local News

Post-Election statements and sentiments

Tracy K. Hall D. Jason Berggren Michael Hooks   With the November 8, 2022, election having come and gone, many of the candidates gave final ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 10:22 am

Local News

Rickayla Jackson: Holding to a gold standard

  Tracy K. Hall Rickayla Jackson has been our postmaster since June of 2022. She is excited to be sitting in the top seat of ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 10:20 am

Local News

Chick-fil-A Announces New Americus Restaurant, Opening Nov. 17

Restaurant Brings Approximately 100 Full- and Part-Time Jobs to Community, Honors 100 Local Heroes with Free Chick-fil-A Meals for a Year  Press Release AMERICUS, Ga. ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 10:12 am

Local News

Post-Election statements and sentiments

Tracy K. Hall D. Jason Berggren and Michael Hooks With the November 8, 2022, election having come and gone, many of the candidates gave final ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Monday, November 14, 2022 10:34 am

community

Celebrate our brave today and everyday!

Kayden Miller presented her poppy, Brigadier General John Heath, with a special Veterans Day gift handmade by Trina Frazier. Kayden is a fifth grader at ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Friday, November 11, 2022 11:53 am

education

Southland Academy will be celebrating Veterans Day with their annual celebration

Staff Reports Southland Academy Lower School Director, Mrs. Laura Kinslow, announces that Southland Academy will host its annual Veterans Day Celebration on Monday November 14, ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, November 10, 2022 2:05 pm

Obituaries

Johnnie Elizabeth Teate Williams: November 1, 2022

Johnnie Elizabeth Teate Williams, age 73, passed away on Tuesday evening, November 1, 2022. Funeral services are planned for 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 5, ... Read more

by TRACY K. HALL, Thursday, November 10, 2022 1:26 pm

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