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Lost class ring on GSW campus returned 15 years later

By Chelsea Collins   AMERICUS – Ian Pierson, a former Americus resident, lost his high school class ring ...

education

SGTC hosts special Holiday Buffet

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Foundation and South Georgia Technical College ...

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

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – Nearly 1,000 individuals participated in the South Georgia Technical College sixth ...

clubs/organizations

Furlow Charter School Hosts Annual Spelling Bee

Staff Reports: On Wednesday morning, December 1st, Furlow Charter School held their first Scripps National Spelling Bee (SNSB) ...

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Area Beat Report 12/1 to 12/2

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Aycock, Spencer Roy Jackson (In Jail), 29, Probation Violation Ball, Lorenzo ...

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Large crowd attends South Georgia Technical College’s 2nd Drive-Thru ‘Light Up Your Future’ event

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The cars just kept coming and the smiles were contagious during ...

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Area Beat Report 11/29 to 11/30/21

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bennett, Bradley Wayne (In Jail), 37, Failure to Appear Bowens, Corshannon ...

business

Southern Wholesale Glass, Inc. Announces their November 2021 Employee of the Month

Staff Reports Southern Wholesale Glass is excited to announce Derrick Flowers as our November 2021 Employee of the ...

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Phoebe Nursing Simulation Training Education Program Earns Brilliance Award

Staff Reports  Albany, Ga. – Phoebe won a regional Brilliance Award from Vizient Southern States for its unique program ...

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Neely Young releases book on important Georgia figures 

Staff Reports Georgia rose on the backs of great mean and women. Author and longtime journalist Neely Young has ...

agriculture

Nomination meetings scheduled to fill posts on Georgia Peanut Commission

Peanut producers to vote on posts in GPC Districts 2, 4 and 5 MACON, Ga. – Nomination meetings ...

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Harvest of Hope Food Pantry Update

Sonny Pinckard, Executive Director, Harvest of Hope             I hope you enjoyed the turkey or ham that ...

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Easy Steps to Keep your Packages Safe from Theft

By: Doug Parisi, Director of Training, SafeDefend.com With the holidays, come elevated package deliveries, and now more than ...

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Dr. A. Wayne Johnson, Former Trump Administration Official, Announces Bid for Republican Nomination in Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District

Staff Reports Dr. A. Wayne Johnson, successful businessman and a former senior official with the U.S. Department of ...

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AAA releases safety tips for transporting Christmas trees

Atlanta, Ga., (November 30, 2021) – If you plan to purchase a real Christmas tree this holiday season, ...

clubs/organizations

AMERICUS ROTARIANS OFFER COMFORT TO CANCER PATIENTS

Staff Reports Chemotherapy Port Pillows Funded by District Grant What seems like just a small pillow can prove ...

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Americus Christmas Parade

AMERICUS, GA – On Thursday, December 2, the Americus Christmas Parade will return! This beloved community event will ...

education

GEORGIA 4-H’ERS EXPLORE HIGHER EDUCATION PATHWAYS IN ATHENS

High school students from more than 30 counties explored pathways to higher education at a statewide gathering of ...

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First Friday Americus “Home for the Holidays!”

AMERICUS, GA – On Friday, December 3, Americus will hold its monthly “First Friday” downtown-wide open house. The ...

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Successful weekend for small business

Small Business Weekend was held after Thanksgiving. Downtown Americus promotes shopping small and shopping locally for lots of ...

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Brandi Lunneborg recognized for a job well done

On November 23, 2021, during a special ceremony, Americus Mayor Barry Blount presented outgoing Phoebe Sumter CEO Brandi ...

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Sumter Cycling invites riders to ride in the Americus Christmas Parade

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – Sumter Cycling will be riding in the Americus Christmas Parade on ...

education

What do you want to be when you grow up?

How many times did somebody ask you, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Were ...

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Area Beat Report 11/29 to 11/30

Sumter County Sheriff’s office Media Arrest Summary Bowens, Corshannon De Onte (In Jail), 20, Theft By Taking – ...

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Area Beat Report 11/22 to 11/28

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Anderson, Kletner Louthaniel (In Jail), 53, Probation Violation Dodson, Shalisa Lamonica ...

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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 ...

education

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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