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Kiwanians enjoy update from Sumter County Schools

At their regular weekly meeting on Friday, April 9, the Kiwanis Club heard the latest information from Sumter ...

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One Sumter welcomes Tammye Pettyjohn Jones as newest member of Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for the One Sumter Economic Development Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce Tammye Pettyjohn ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Ethyn Johnson Foundation aluminum can tab fundraiser

Did you know?  The little tab you pull to open your soda, soup or any other aluminum can ...

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Americus-Sumter County Airport Authority Meeting

Please be advised that a meeting of the Americus-Sumter Airport Authority has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 12, ...

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Deltas 107th Founders Day Celebration

By:  Tammye Pettyjohn Jones The Americus Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated hosted an epic Celebration ...

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Citizens Bank premier sponsor of 2019 Cowpoke Carnival

Citizens Bank of Americus is the premier sponsor for this year’s Cowpoke Carnival, hosted by the Junior Service ...

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Young student with promise selected for prestigious group

By Beth Alston   AMERICUS — A visit to the nation’s capitol has given a local 12-year-old the ...

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Sumter Historic Trust to host porch tour

AMERICUS — Sumter Historic Trust will host a self-guided porch tour from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. The ...

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Boudleaux Bryant Festival to be held Oct. 11 & 12 in Shellman

ATLANTA — Explore Georgia, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), and Georgia Public Broadcasting ...

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First Friday Americus hosts Flashback Friday theme

AMERICUS — On Friday, Oct. 4, Americus will hold its monthly “First Friday” downtown-wide open house. The theme ...

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Local nonprofit receives grant for Americus Colored Hospital

By Beth Alston   AMERICUS — The Americus-Sumter County Movement Remembered Committee Inc. has received a grant in ...

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GSW to roll out Day of Giving on Oct. 10

By Beth Alston   AMERICUS — The Georgia Southwestern State University campus and surrounding community will come together ...

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Americus-Sumter High students experience JapanFest

AMERICUS —Americus-Sumter High School students experienced Japan like never before at this year’s JapanFest Atlanta! The 33rd JapanFest ...

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New Horizons Habitat for Humanity has new location

A ribbon-cutting was held earlier this week for New Horizons Habitat for Humanity as it moves to its ...

business

Taste of Sumter is Thursday

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS — On Thursday, Sept. 26, Sumter County will host the 31st Taste of ...

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GSW hosts POW/MIA Convocation; keynote speaker recalls time as POW

AMERICUS — Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) and Andersonville National Historic Site held the 14th annual Prisoner of ...

education

Americus-Sumter High represented in Japan GEN-J Program 

AMERICUS — Americus-Sumter High School has been selected by the Japan-America Society of Georgia as one of four ...

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Schley County Family Connection Collaborative update

ELLAVILLE — John Greene, coordinator of Schley County Family Connection Collaborative, gives an update on what’s going on ...

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Hanniford named Main Street program coordinator

AMERICUS — S. Haley Hanniford has been hired as the program coordinator for the City of Americus’ Main ...

business

‘Cruising Steady’ comes to Rylander Sept. 20

AMERICUS — The 2019-2020 Friends of the Rylander Presenter Series officially kicks off with the music of Motown ...

Local News

Arts in Rees Park 2019 another success story

By Beth Alston   AMERICUS — Over 500 enjoyed the annual Arts in Rees Park event, sponsored by ...

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Ellaville’s Miranda Thompson wins Miss U.S. National Forestry Queen

TIFTON — On Aug. 31, Miranda Leanna Thompson of Ellaville was crowned the U.S. National Forestry Queen at ...

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American Legion again plans Veterans Day events

By Beth Alston   AMERICUS — The American Legion Post 558, Americus Veterans Day Parade Committee is working ...

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Schley Elementary receives free school supplies

ELLAVILLE — The Schley County Family Connection Collaborative, with the help of several local donors and the Schley ...

business

First Friday is a Back to School Bash

AMERICUS — On Friday, Sept. 6, Americus will hold its monthly “First Friday” downtown-wide open house. This First ...

business

Little Brother’s Bistro: August Business of the Month

AMERICUS — The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Month Division, named Little Brother’s Bistro as ...

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