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Area Beat Report 11/22 to 11/23

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Incident Reports 11/22 132 Laurel Circle, Deer Accident Report 245 GA Hwy 308, ...

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Area Beat Report November 16-21

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Blackshear, Ventira Laquanda (In Jail), 3, Theft by Shoplifting Coy, Joshua ...

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South Georgia Technical College to host ‘Light Up Your Future’ event

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College will be hosting its sixth annual “Light ...

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Jakob Eubanks Named Student of Excellence at SGTC

By Pat Peacock   AMERICUS – Jakob Eubanks of Americus was recently honored as the Student of Excellence ...

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Area Beat Report 11/16 to 11/19

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Barner, Shaquanda Lashay (Bonded Out), 28, Simple Battery Oconnor, Tina Wright ...

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Furlow Governing Board approves Hazard Pay and Vaccination Incentive funded by CARES Act Funding

At the November 16th Furlow Governing Board Meeting, Furlow’s board members unanimously approved using CARES Funds to provide ...

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Advisory lifted

The City of Americus has received the news all testing of the water quality has been completed and ...

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CITIZENS OF AMERICUS STRONGLY ADVISED TO BOIL WATER IN LIEU OF WATER MAIN BREAK

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – Those living in the city of Americus are strongly advised to ...

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Area Beat Report 11/15 to 11/16

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Battle, Darrius Lijon Karriem (In Jail), 21, Theft By Taking 0 ...

education

BOE incentivizes COVID vaccine and refused to take up mask mandate

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held their regular meeting on Thursday, November 11, 2021. Two topics ...

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Area Beat Report 11/10 to 11/15

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Adams, Laquita Levette (Bonded Out), 29, Failure to Appear Barker, Cornelius ...

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Southland hosts a celebration befitting of heroes

Southland Academy celebrates excellence on a day-to-day basis. Everyday the staff and students of Southland are reminded their ...

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Flags at courthouse retired and replaced on Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, 11.11.21 at 11am, members of the American Legion retired the American and Missing in Action ...

education

Paul M. Larkin, Jr. named SGTC Aviation Maintenance Technology Instructor

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – Paul M. Larkin, Jr. of Leesburg, GA has been hired as ...

community

Sumter County BOC votes to approve road abandonment

AMERICUS – The Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) held its monthly work session on Tuesday, November 9, ...

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ATR Salute to Veterans 2021

The Americus Times-Recorder is proud to salute your Veterans!  It takes a special kind of person to put ...

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South Georgia Tech Hosts Blood Drive

By Pat Peacock   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) recently hosted a blood drive for the ...

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Area Beat Report 11/9 to 11/10

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bell, Harold Glen (In Jail), 40, DUI-Drugs/Headlight requirements Dowdell, Ritat Cassandra ...

education

Kiara Bryant Named SGTC Student of Excellence

By Pat Peacock     AMERICUS – Kiara Bryant of Oglethorpe was recently honored as the overall South ...

education

Three SGTC Adult Ed Students Complete IET Training

By Pat Peacock   AMERICUS – Three students in the South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Adult Education program ...

education

Ballauer named as new SGTC Men’s Head Basketball Coach

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) President Dr. John Watford announced that ...

education

Southern Fiber Worx executive tours SGTC Precision Machining and Manufacturing program

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – Greg Turton, Owner/President of Southern Fiber Worx in Cordele, and his ...

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Area Beat Report 11/4 to 11/8

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Callier, Lauren Brooke (Bonded Out), 33, DUI-Alcohol Cook, Khi Curtis (In ...

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Memorial Mile: A celebration of excellence

Memorial Mile, in Sumter County has a rich history. Although it has been established since 1928, the work ...

education

Board of Education hears details of academic performance

Before the meeting moved to setting the agenda, the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) heard presentations from ...

community

Queen: like mother, like daughter

Sumter County High School announced one of their many firsts on October 30, 2021. Senior Madison Smith, daughter ...

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Area Beat Report 11/4

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Clark, Kentroylis Kentrell (Time Served), 36, Sentenced Lucas, Joshua Mitchell (In ...

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SGTC Holds Stress Management Workshop

By Pat Peacock   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) recently held a workshop on stress management ...

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