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National Park Service implements federal mask requirement for COVID‐19 prevention and protection

Press Release: UPDATED: Feb. 3, 2021 ATLANTA, GA – To protect the health of those who live, work, ...

education

Sumter County Schools Nutrition Program distributing meal bags today

Release from Sumter County Schools: The School Nutrition Program will be back distributing meal bags again this Wednesday ...

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NTSB preliminary report made public

By Beth Alston   AMERICUS — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a preliminary report on ...

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Scaling back: Sanctuary owner downsizing to focus on health

By Emily Sparacino BLOUNT COUNTY, Alabama — The dust had not settled behind Sandra Shaffer’s golf cart before ...

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Green-Reese recipient of Nation Builder Award by National Black Caucus

From Staff Reports NEW YORK CITY — An Americus, Shirley Green-Reese, Ph.D., was nominated by the Georgia Legislative ...

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Americus native receives Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

From Staff Reports AMERICUS — James Austin, a native of Americus, now living in Macon, was presented with ...

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Former President Jimmy Carter’s statement on the passing of former President George H.W Bush

Statement by Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on the Passing of President George H.W. Bush   Rosalynn and ...

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GSW inaugurates 11th president

Neal Weaver, Ph.D., at left, was inaugurated as the 11th president of Georgia Southwestern State University at an ...

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Celebrate the foundation of America

There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national ...

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TAPS for Senator McCain

Mike Saliba of Americus sounded Taps outside the National Prisoners of War Museum at Andersonville National Historic Site ...

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Special performance of Taps to be played at National POW Museum in Honor of McCain

ANDERSONVILLE —  The National Prisoner of War Museum, located at Andersonville National Historic Site, will participate in a ...

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President Jimmy Carter issues statement on the passing of Sen. John McCain

“John McCain was a man of honor, a true patriot in the best sense of the word. Americans ...

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Your take: Aug. 25, 2018

First-grade students at Sumter County Primary School in Deidre Stephenson’s class are learning to count on and make ...

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GSU announces Spring 2018 Dean’s List

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern University recently recognized approximately 2,900 students for excellence in academics on the Spring 2018 ...

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Southland Academy’a Middle, High School Year End Honor Roll 2018

AMERICUS — The following students have made the Honor Roll for the 2017-2018 school year at Southland Academy. ...

Columns

Nancy Young: 11-25-17

Wildcats Jingle Jog Run set for Dec. 1 The Schley County High School cross country and track teams ...

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KeyBank donates $500M to Carter Work Project

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — President of the Regional Chamber of Commerce, officials from the University of Notre Dame, ...

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Sumter County commissioners recognized by Lifelong Learning Academy

From STAFF REPORTS ATLANTA – ACCG, Georgia’s County Association, recently awarded county officials with certificates for completing requirements ...

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Vigil for unity downtown

By Michael Murray AMERICUS – Between 100 and 150 members of the Americus-Sumter County community converged on Rylander ...

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FCS’ Gerlach among state Teacher of the Year finalists

From STAFF REPORTS ATLANTA — State School Superintendent Richard Woods recently announced the finalists for 2018 Georgia Teacher ...

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Sumter Middle Students of the Month

Sumter County Middle School Student of the Month Celebration was held May 4 for April/May. Students were selected ...

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Ribbon cut on solar project on Jimmy Carter farm in Plains

BY BETH ALSTON PLAINS — The official ribbon was cut on Wednesday at a new solar energy project ...

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Miss New York is second runner-up in Miss America

Miss New York, Camille Sims, was awarded second runner-up at the 2016 Miss America Pageant Sunday night in ...

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Looking back to 1976 Presidential race

It’s Mondale: Minn. senator Carter’s veep choice By D. JASON  BERGGREN www.americustimesrecorder.com On Thursday, July 15, the last ...

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R. Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Program expands to Qatar

ATLANTA — The Carter Center Mental Health Program has partnered with the Qatar Foundation’s World Innovation Summit for ...

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SGTC PBL brings home awards from South District Competition

AMERICUS — South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) students from both the Americus campus Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter ...

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Accelerated math

At the end of the third quarter, these three students at Webster County Middle School had the most ...

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Murder Spike Baltimore

A Baltimore Police officer follows a man, who screamed “Let me in! I’m going in!” before crossing the ...

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