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Community votes on favorite SGTC ‘Light Up Your Future’ displays for 2022

From Staff Reports AMERICUS   Nearly 1,000 individuals participated in the South Georgia Technical College seventh annual “Light Up ...

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Area Beat Report December 5

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Burdick, Caroline Mary (In Jail), 24, Housing for Macon County Jones, ...

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Americus gathers to celebrate Christmas at the annual Americus Christmas Parade

AMERICUS – Hundreds of men, women and children of all ages gathered along the streets of Down Town ...

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Area Beat Report December 2 through 5, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bradley, Willie Thomas (In Jail), 54, Aggravated Assault Gaston, Denarius Otyveon ...

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Soundtrack to December 7, 2016

  Tracy K. Hall We don’t remember 9:40am on December 7, 2016, for its silence. But perhaps, for ...

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GSW commencement ceremonies to be held December 9: USG’s Ashwani Monga and Chattahoochee-Flint RESA’s Richard McCorkle to deliver keynote addresses

By Chelsea Collins Director of Marketing and Communications GSW Department of University Relations   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern ...

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SGTC hosts special Holiday Buffet

AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Foundation and South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford hosted ...

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Area Beat Report December 1, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Hart, Wayne Anthony, 51, Housing for Schley County   Sumter County ...

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Marble Bench honoring SGTC’s First State GOAL Winner unveiled

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – A black marble bench honoring the accomplishments of South Georgia Technical College’s first ...

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Phoebe Sumter Medical Center to host Holiday Expo on Friday, December 2

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Phoebe Sumter Medical Center will be hosting its Holiday Expo on Friday, ...

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Students of Excellence Named for SGTC’s Crisp County Center

From Staff Reports   CORDELE – South Georgia Technical College held two ceremonies during the fall semester to ...

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Area Beat Report November 30, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Harris, Gregory Jerome (In Jail), 40, Serve 10 days Johnson, Jessie ...

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South Georgia Tech holds “Light Up Your Future” event

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – While many colleges across America are asking people to support them with ...

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Area Beat Report November 29

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Baker, Donald Cornelius (In Jail), 23, Failure to Appear Carr, Thomas ...

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Area Beat Report November 28, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary High, Fe Royre Quentrell (Bonded Out), 38, DUI-Alcohol Nash, Devin Eugene ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Technical College System of Georgia and Western Governors University Announce Partnership: Agreement Provides Clear Path, Access to Degree Scholarships for Transfer Students

From Staff Reports ATLANTA – The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and Western Governors University (WGU) signed ...

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Area Beat Report November 22, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Harris, Labresha Symone Jenea (Fine Paid), 30, Failure to Appear Pounders, ...

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Area Beat Report November 21, 2022

Americus PD Media Incident Reports 11/21 1204 Crawford St.at Zaxby’s at 12:01 a.m., Lost/Mislaid Property 110 US Hwy ...

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SGTC chooses Richard McCorkle as its Educational Champion

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Chattahoochee-Flint RESA organization hosted a “Champions for Education” recognition luncheon recently ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.  ...

education

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

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College will be hosting its seventh annual “Light Up Your ...

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Area Beat Report November 18 through 20, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Banks, Michael Travis (In Jail), 43, Theft By Taking – Misdemeanor ...

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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 ...

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