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Magnolia Manor covid-19 update

Release from Magnolia Manor dates 8/12/20 Magnolia Manor Home Office, Americus, GA, –  Magnolia Manor President and CEO Mark R. Todd reported that the Americus ... Read more

5 hours ago by admin.

Schley Co. Family Connection donates school supplies

Submitted by:  John T. Greene The Schley County Family Connection Collaborative donated $1,000 in School Supplies to Schley Co. Elementary School for the 2020-2021 school ... Read more

11 hours ago by admin.

Harvest of Hope Food Pantry special food distribution August 13

Date:  Thursday, August 13th, 2020 Time:  9:00 am until 2:30 pm             2:00 pm – walk-in clients will be welcomed Place: First Baptist Church parking ... Read more

11 hours ago by admin.

Local farmer Presents Bio-Ag Program to Americus Rotary Club

Jess McNeill addressed the Rotary Club of Americus recently to talk about how he is changing the way he farms using biological agriculture. After graduating ... Read more

11 hours ago by admin.

Registration for Fall Semester underway at South Georgia Tech

By Su Ann Bird     AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) will be hosting face-to-face Fall Semester Registration from 9 a.m. until 4 ... Read more

2 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Update 8/10/20: Americus Police Department sponsors Back to School Giveaway for the students of Sumter County

AMERICUS – Though students in Sumter County won’t be having in-school instruction for the first nine weeks of the school year, the Americus Police Department ... Read more

6 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Schools: A Message on Wi-Fi Connections

By: Tracy K. Hall Mike Wilson, Director of Technology for Sumter County Schools (SCS), reports 700 students do not have access to internet. He and ... Read more

6 days ago by admin.

GSW Foundation announces new board chairman, Lou Chase, at spring meeting

By Sydney Scott   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern Foundation Board of Trustees recently elected Lou Chase as chairman at its spring 2020 board meeting. ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

A message to our customers: Georgia Power remains committed to working with customers amid COVID-19 concerns

By Kevin Kastner, Vice President of Customer Service   ATLANTA – Georgia Power remains committed to working with customers amid COVID-19 concerns. Since the start ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Public Notice

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1 week ago by admin.

Chicago Bears linebacker Roquan Smith donates 1,500 masks to his native Macon County

By Marcus Johnson     AMERICUS – Like many successful professional athletes, Chicago Bears linebacker and former University of Georgia (UGA) standout Roquan Smith has ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Schools goes virtual for the start of the 2020-2021 school year

By Tracy K. Hall     AMERICUS – Success often comes down to the dedication of a team. Very rarely can success stand alone on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech incorporates new technology into program classroom instruction

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College has now placed a total of 25 interactive touchscreen monitor displays in classrooms and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Online business classes offered at South Georgia Tech

AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) is offering two Business Technology Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) options that can be taken completely online Fall ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Board of Commissioners approves lease agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management

AMERICUS – At its monthly regular meeting on Tuesday, July 21, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved a lease agreement with Enterprise Fleet ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Georgia Power Launches Interactive STEM-Based Educational Videos

ATLANTA, July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — For parents looking for new ways to help keep children learning while outside of the classroom this summer, Georgia Power’s education team ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Criminal Justice Classes available online at South Georgia Tech

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Looking for a field that will lead to a great career after just one semester? South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech to host Fall Registration July 21-23

AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) will be hosting face-to-face Fall Semester Registration from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, July 21-23, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Three computer specialist certificates offered online at South Georgia Technical College

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Looking for a great career opportunity? Now is the perfect time to sign up for a Computer Information or Networking ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

GHSA decides to push the start of high school football back to Labor Day Weekend

From Staff Reports   THOMASTON, GA – The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) has made the decision to delay the start of the 2020 high ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Furlow Charter School Executive Committee Called Meeting

Release from Chair of Furlow Charter School Governing Board: Furlow Charter School Executive Committee has scheduled a Called Meeting for this Monday, July 20, 2020 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Americus-Sumter High School temporarily suspends football and band practice due to COVID-19

AMERICUS – Americus-Sumter High School has decided to temporarily suspend the summer workouts and summer practice sessions of its football team and marching band due ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus Harvest of Hope Food Pantry conducts drive-by food give-away at First Baptist Church of Americus

AMERICUS – Amidst the turmoil and the economic fall out in Sumter County caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic, several people came together to provide food ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Magnolia Manor COVID-19 update

Release from Magnolia Manor dated 7/15/20 Magnolia Manor Home Office, Americus, GA, July 15, 2020 –President and CEO Mark R. Todd reported that for the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by admin.

Nigel Poole talks about “Mask Up Sumter” and the COVID-19 situation at Board of Commissioners Work Session

AMERICUS – Sumter County Emergency Management Agency (SCEMA) Director Nigel Poole discussed the “Mask Up Sumter” campaign at the Sumter County Board of Commissioners’ (BOC) ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC Medical Assisting Program ranked the fourth best in Georgia

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Medical Assistant Advice recently highlighted the South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Medical Assisting Program as the fourth best program ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Board of Education finalizes plans for start of 2020-2021 school year

By:  Tracy K. Hall Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held their regular meeting for July on Thursday, July 9, 2020. After a long working ... Read more

1 month ago by admin.

District Moves to Appointment only COVID-19 Testing

Release from West Central Health District:  July 9, 2020 at 3:40 pm: Due to the extreme demand for COVID-19 testing, the West Central Health District ... Read more

1 month ago by Nichole Buchanan.

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