Local News

Americus Woman Arrested for Trafficking Methamphetamine

From the Georgia Bureau Investigation (GBI)   AMERICUS – On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, the GBI Southwestern Regional ...

Local News

Area beat Report 10/19 to 10/21

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bernard, Stephanie Suzette (In Jail), 40, Housing for Richland PD Bentley, ...

business

Job Fair Held at South Georgia Tech

By Pat Peacock   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) and The Staffing People, a staffing and ...

education

SGTC Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Day

By Pat Peacock   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Student Government Association (SGA) recently sponsored ...

Lifestyles

Americus Bike Week is this week: October 18-22

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – Sumter Cycling would like to remind everyone in the city of ...

education

SGTC receives $1,029,733 grant to assist students

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College President John Watford, Ph.D. announced that South ...

education

SGTC Board members support SGTC Jets Booster Club Sparky Reeves Golf Classic

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College Board of Directors member Michael Coley was ...

education

South Georgia Technical College Student Government Association meets, plans activities

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Student Government Association (SGA) recently held ...

Local News

Phoebe Sumter CEO to step down

Americus, Ga. – Phoebe Sumter CEO Brandi Lunneborg recently informed the hospital board of directors of her intention to accept ...

education

GSW voted #1 “Best Place to Work” in Sumter County

By Chelsea Collins, GSW Director of Marketing and Communications   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) was ...

Local News

Press Release: Trick or treat in Americus

Press Release from City of Americus: As Halloween draws near, many people are preparing costumes, decorations and trick ...

education

GSW Celebrates 115th Birthday

By Chelsea Collins, GSW’s Director of Marketing and Communications   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University is celebrating ...

Local News

Area Beat Report 10/7 to 10/8/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Mann, Shanita Shantae (In Jail), 31, Driving while license suspended or ...

Local News

SGTC Holds Career Development Workshop

By Pat Peacock   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) recently held a workshop for students to ...

Local News

Ginger Money Named SGTC Student of Excellence

By Pat Peacock AMERICUS – Ginger Money of Preston was recently honored as the overall Student of Excellence ...

Local News

Economic development a hot topic for municipal races—so what do the experts say?

If you have been following the City of Americus municipal races and are seeking to become an educated ...

education

Ian Roberts honored with council appointment

Staff Reports Sumter County High School senior Ian Roberts has been selected to serve as a member of ...

Local News

First Friday Americus Hosts Flashback Friday Theme

Press Release AMERICUS, GA – FIRST FRIDAY Event– On Friday, Oct. 1st, Americus will hold its monthly “First ...

Local News

Phoebe reports Friday COVID-19 numbers and prepares for booster shots

Release from Phoebe Health Systems Albany, Ga. – As of Friday morning, these were Phoebe’s COVID-19 numbers: Total COVID-19 ...

Local News

32nd Taste of Sumter: A Tasting Event Like No Other

AMERICUS, GA  – On Thursday, September 23, Georgia’s Sumter County will host the 32nd Taste of Sumter on ...

Local News

Mayoral candidates invited to speak to citizens: Part 3 Marcell Baker

Three groups, Unity Community, Sisters in Service of Southwest Georgia and Ready for Change-AME will be hosting all ...

agriculture

Senate candidate, Gary Black, visits Sumter County

Gary Black, a Republican Senate candidate, spent Wednesday, September 22, 2021, investing in Sumter County. To begin his ...

Local News

Shirley Green-Reese, Ph.D. to run for District 5

Submitted by:  Dr. Shirley Green-Reese Dr. Shirley Green-Reese is a candidate for District 5 City Council.  She has ...

Local News

City of Americus welcomes Twany Edwards as new Finance Director

The City of Americus welcomes hometown girl Twany Edwards as the new Finance Director. Born and raised in ...

education

Board of Education voting indicates opposing views

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) met for their regular meeting on September 9, 2021. Before the ...

education

Sumter County BOE votes on interim superintendent and face coverings

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) voted to name Walter Knighton as Interim Superintendent for Sumter County ...

Local News

Community Calendar: September 2021

Sumter County Board of Commissioners 9.14.2021 Regular Meeting: 6PM Zoom.com Meeting ID: 95214893004 Password: 072455   City of ...

Local News

Area Beat Report 8/30 to 8/31

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Dean, Devan Allen (In Jail), 26, Theft By Taking – Felony ...

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