education

Former SGTC Assistant basketball coach Reco Dawson named as Shelton State Men’s Basketball Coach

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Former South Georgia Technical College assistant men’s basketball coach and head coach ...

News

Area Beat Report September 7 and 8

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Battle, Wanda Denise (In Jail), 50, Probation Violation Brown, Traveon Markise ...

education

GSW will ‘Propel’ students forward by raising $1 million in scholarship funds

By Chelsea Collins   AMERICUS – There is a powerful force behind many Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) ...

Local news

Area Beat Report September 2 to 6

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Brown, Jakeemi Hoderkia (Bonded Out), 29, DUI-Alcohol Chambliss, D’Anthony Rashad ( ...

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Partnership with BallotTrax Adds Confidence and Convenience to Mail Voting

Atlanta- Last week, Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced the start of the absentee ballot request period ...

education

Sumter County Board of Education discusses needed repairs and upgrades

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) met for their work session on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at ...

Local news

Area Beat Report September 1, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Christmas, Kenneth Morrell (In Jail), 63, Failure to Appear Floyd, Earnest ...

News

Americus Police Department seeks information on aggravated assualt

Press Release from Americus Police Department On September 1, 2022 at approximately 5:48 PM officers of the Americus ...

Local News

Word to the wise this Labor Day

This Monday, September 5, 2022, the nation will celebrate Labor Day. Labor Day serves as a signpost for ...

Local news

Sumter County welcomes another industry to the community

On August 30, 2022, on Brady Road, GMM Pfaudler JDS officially cut the ribbon on their manufacturing industry. ...

education

SGTC Culinary Arts students gain hands-on experience

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Culinary Arts students are gaining practical experience ...

education

South Georgia Tech’s new CDL initiative helping area companies

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College is “going the extra mile” by working with ...

education

Hillman gladly shares her experience at South Georgia Tech

AMERICUS – Sherri Hillman of Montezuma, has encouraged others to think about their future and try one of the ...

News

Area Beat Report Aug 29

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary Dowdell, Rita, 51, Obstruction of Law Enforcement Officers/Expired license without proof of renewal ...

education

Marcus Harris hired as SGTC Basic Law Enforcement instructor

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Marcus D. Harris of Leesburg has joined South Georgia Technical College as ...

education

SGTC’s Zakyah Cameron receives Daphne Lodge Culinary Arts Scholarship from the SGTC Foundation

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Zakyah Cameron of Bonaire, GA, a Culinary Arts student at South Georgia ...

education

GSW Pi Kappa Phi fraternity endows legacy scholarship

By Chelsea Collins   AMERICUS —Alumni from the Gamma Xi Chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity endowed ...

News

Area Beat Report Aug 25 and 26

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Barnette, John Michael (In Jail), 41, Criminal Trespass Westbrook, Anthony Deon ...

News

Area Beat Report August 23 and 24 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Cooper, Brittany Nicole (In Jail), 32, Battery/Cruelty to Children-depriving of necessary ...

education

Blood Drive to be Held September 13 at South Georgia Tech

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive on Tuesday, September ...

education

TEAS Test to be Administered at SGTC

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College will host TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) ...

education

Horsley named Accounting Technician at South Georgia Tech

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – Jacqueline Horsley of Preston, GA, has been hired as an Accounting Technician for ...

News

Georgia eWIC is Coming to the Southwest Health District

By: Staff Reports Albany, GA— The Southwest Health District will be rolling out a new electronic system for ...

Local news

Sam Excursion Train Wins State Award

Staff Reports SAM Shortline’s manager Chris Lockwood was among several Georgia State Park and Historic Site employees honored ...

Local News

Eric Finch Recognized for His Service to the Boys and Girls Club

By: Tracy K. Hall Tim Wofford, Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club of Albany which oversees ...

Local news

The Eternal Flame

By: Tracy K. Hall Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “eternal flame” as “a small fire that is kept burning as ...

education

SGTC hosts “Meet the Dean” reception

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College Academic Dean Dr. David Finley hosted over 200 ...

News

Sumter County Board of Commissioners approves policy for courthouse memorials and Ameri Green amendment

AMERICUS – At its monthly regular meeting on Tuesday, August 16, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) ...

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