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Americus City Council holds discussion on several items of interest

By:  Tracy K. Hall Mayor and City Council of Americus held August’s Agenda Setting Meeting on Thursday, August 13, 2020.  The meeting lasted over 2.5 ... Read more

1 month ago by admin.

Sumter County Board of Education new district maps and election information

Sumter Çounty Supervisor of Elections, Randy Howard released the new Board of Education District maps with a total of 7 Districts defined. A large, detailed ... Read more

1 month ago by admin.

Macon County and South Georgia Tech educators team up to help students

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College Industrial Systems Technology Instructor Patrick Owen agreed to serve as a mentor for Macon ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Think you can’t afford college? Think again! SGTC can help

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – Millions of students across the country are facing financial strains and health fears as they decide whether or ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Stewart Houston awarded the South Georgia Technical College Foundation’s Phil Jones – Alfred “Foots” Harris scholarship

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Foundation recently presented Stewart Houston, an outstanding Automotive Technology student with the Phil ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County BOC approves the acceptance of CARES Act Phase 1 grant funding

AMERICUS – The Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved unanimously to accept the Phase 1 grant funding of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Schools Sets Agenda for August 2020 Board of Education Meeting

By: Tracy K. Hall Held on the Sumter County Schools’ Facebook page, the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) met to set the agenda for ... Read more

1 month ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Sumter County Schools: Special Assistance Alternative Community Eligibility Provision 

Release from Sumter County Schools Director of School Nutrition dated August 10 NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH/SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAMS By participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) ... Read more

1 month ago by admin.

Magnolia Manor covid-19 update

Release from Magnolia Manor dates 8/12/20 Magnolia Manor Home Office, Americus, GA, –  Magnolia Manor President and CEO Mark R. Todd reported that the Americus ... Read more

1 month ago by admin.

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 Co. Elementary School for the 2020-2021 school ... Read more

1 month ago by admin.

Harvest of Hope Food Pantry special food distribution August 13

Date:  Thursday, August 13th, 2020 Time:  9:00 am until 2:30 pm             2:00 pm – walk-in clients will be welcomed Place: First Baptist Church parking ... Read more

1 month ago by admin.

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 he farms using biological agriculture. After graduating ... Read more

1 month ago by admin.

Registration for Fall Semester underway at South Georgia Tech

By Su Ann Bird     AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) will be hosting face-to-face Fall Semester Registration from 9 a.m. until 4 ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Update 8/10/20: Americus Police Department sponsors Back to School Giveaway for the students of Sumter County

AMERICUS – Though students in Sumter County won’t be having in-school instruction for the first nine weeks of the school year, the Americus Police Department ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Schools: A Message on Wi-Fi Connections

By: Tracy K. Hall Mike Wilson, Director of Technology for Sumter County Schools (SCS), reports 700 students do not have access to internet. He and ... Read more

2 months ago by admin.

GSW Foundation announces new board chairman, Lou Chase, at spring meeting

By Sydney Scott   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern Foundation Board of Trustees recently elected Lou Chase as chairman at its spring 2020 board meeting. ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

A message to our customers: Georgia Power remains committed to working with customers amid COVID-19 concerns

By Kevin Kastner, Vice President of Customer Service   ATLANTA – Georgia Power remains committed to working with customers amid COVID-19 concerns. Since the start ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

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2 months ago by admin.

Chicago Bears linebacker Roquan Smith donates 1,500 masks to his native Macon County

By Marcus Johnson     AMERICUS – Like many successful professional athletes, Chicago Bears linebacker and former University of Georgia (UGA) standout Roquan Smith has ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Schools goes virtual for the start of the 2020-2021 school year

By Tracy K. Hall     AMERICUS – Success often comes down to the dedication of a team. Very rarely can success stand alone on ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech incorporates new technology into program classroom instruction

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College has now placed a total of 25 interactive touchscreen monitor displays in classrooms and ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Online business classes offered at South Georgia Tech

AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) is offering two Business Technology Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) options that can be taken completely online Fall ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Board of Commissioners approves lease agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management

AMERICUS – At its monthly regular meeting on Tuesday, July 21, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved a lease agreement with Enterprise Fleet ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Georgia Power Launches Interactive STEM-Based Educational Videos

ATLANTA, July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — For parents looking for new ways to help keep children learning while outside of the classroom this summer, Georgia Power’s education team ... Read more

2 months ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Criminal Justice Classes available online at South Georgia Tech

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Looking for a field that will lead to a great career after just one semester? South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech to host Fall Registration July 21-23

AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) will be hosting face-to-face Fall Semester Registration from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, July 21-23, ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

Three computer specialist certificates offered online at South Georgia Technical College

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Looking for a great career opportunity? Now is the perfect time to sign up for a Computer Information or Networking ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

GHSA decides to push the start of high school football back to Labor Day Weekend

From Staff Reports   THOMASTON, GA – The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) has made the decision to delay the start of the 2020 high ... Read more

2 months ago by Ken Gustafson.

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