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Phoebe Sumter Medical Center to hold meetings in early February

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Phoebe Sumter Medical Center will be holding a Professional Affairs Committee meeting ...

education

Joseph Jolly Honored as SGTC Student of Excellence

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – Joseph Jolly of Gordonsville, TN earned overall Student of Excellence honors for the ...

community

Area Beat Report January 27 through January 30

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Dean, Joshua Scott (In Jail(, 37, Criminal Damage to Property – ...

Local news

Area Beat Report January 25 and 26

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Ledbetter, Robert Johnston (Charges Dismissed), 64, H0lding for Swainsboro PD Daniels, ...

education

Georgia Southwestern hosts inaugural Gold Force Gala to benefit student scholarships

By Chelsea Collins   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) hosted the inaugural Gold Force Gala on ...

education

SGTC Aircraft Structural graduate lands dream job at Warner Robins Air Force Base

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – Makayla McCants of Oglethorpe, signed up for the Aircraft Structural Technology program at ...

education

Tredarrian Colbert named SGTC 2023 GOAL Winner

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – Tredarrian Colbert of Americus, GA, a Barbering student in Andre Robinson’s program, has ...

community

Area Beat Report January 23 and 24

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Golphin, Antonio Leon (In Jail), 28, Probation Violation Jackson, Tanisha Lashun ...

agriculture

One goal: to feed the world

Tracy K. Hall We have new lover of Sumter County. Chelsea Lopez is serving us as UGA’s and ...

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Americus City Council has its say on the recent shootings

Tracy K. Hall   Because of inclement weather the agenda setting meeting was canceled and the City of ...

education

Sheppard named new Electrical Systems Technology Instructor at SGTC Crisp County Center

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Jeff S. Sheppard, Jr., of Cordele, has been hired as the new ...

community

Area Beat Report January 20 through 23

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bernard, Joel Grady (In Jail), 32, Criminal Trespass Daniels, Derrien Travion ...

education

Synovreportsus-Americus donates to SGTC Instructor of the Year

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – SGTC Math Instructor Chester Taylor was presented with a check from Synovus ...

education

Taylor County Youth Leadership Group Visits SGTC Campus

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – Seven Taylor County High School students in the Youth Leadership program visited South ...

education

SGTC GOAL Selection Committee Meets

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – The committee to select South Georgia Technical College’s candidate for the Georgia Occupational ...

Local news

Gold Star makes request, Brown fights denial and courthouse sprinkler system discussed at BOC Work Session

AMERICUS – There was much to discuss at the Sumter County Board of Commissioners’ January Work Session on ...

Local News

Nominations made, VOCA Grant paperwork approved and roads for TSPLOST discussed at BOC Regular Meeting

AMERICUS – The Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) held its monthly regular meeting on Tuesday, January 17 ...

News

Brain P. Kemp takes his stand

Tracy K. Hall Right in the middle of downtown Atlanta, our 83rd Governor, Brain P. Kemp, promised to ...

Local News

Sylvia Roland named Chair of the BOE, head football coach, Clifford Fedd is released from contract after one season

Tracy K. Hall After being rescheduled due to inclement weather, the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) met ...

community

Area Beat Report January 13 through 18

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Barker, Johnny Charles (In Jail), 48, Aggravated Assault Bivins, Jake Landon ...

community

SGTC Blood Drive to be held Tuesday, January 17

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – The American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive on Tuesday, January 17 ...

community

Area Beat Report January 12

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary NO ARRESTS Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Incident Reports 1/12 South ...

education

President Emeritus Sparky and Allene Reeves honor South Georgia Tech’s 2023 Outstanding Instructor of Year, Chester A. Taylor, III

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College President Emeritus Sparky Reeves and his wife, Allene, ...

community

Area Beat Report January 11 through 12

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Deverger, Ezekial (Sentenced), 58, Sentenced for seven days Johnson, Atalie Breanna ...

education

GSW Alumnus Brandon Blue to serve as keynote speaker at MLK Convocation Day

By Chelsea Collins   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will host its 43rd annual Dr. Martin ...

education

Chester Taylor named SGTC 2023 Rick Perkins Instructor of Year

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College Math Instructor Chester A. Taylor, III, has been ...

education

Georgia Southwestern, Andrew College sign agreement for Long-Term Care Management Program

By Chelsea Collins   AMERICUS — Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) and Andrew College recently signed a Pathway ...

News

Federal Judge: Abrams Group Must Repay Costs to Georgia Taypayers for Baseless Lawsuit

Atlanta – Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is pleased to announce the recovery of the costs associated ...

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