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Two former Sumter County football players organize Back to School drive at Reese Park

The sweltering heat did not stop Correll Dowdell and Jarod Lewis from putting on a Back to School ...

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Athletic uniforms approved and intermediate school recognized at Sumter County Board of Education regular meeting

At its regular meeting on Thursday, July 11, the Sumter County Board of Education (SCBE) voted unanimously to ...

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Yard sale shut-down prompts county to discuss lack of yard sale ordinance

During the July 9th meeting the Board of Commissioners, there was also a discussion about a new yard ...

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Americus City Council meeting discusses repairs to sink hole

The Americus City Council met on July 11th. Public works director George Allen addressed the Council with a ...

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School Board WIN results

The Sumter County School Board met July 8th. Margaret Goodin shared numbers for the Summer Feeding program. “The ...

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Storm Water Fund transfers

It was brought to the attention of the ATR that transfers occurred from the Stormwater Fund. During the ...

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Reach Summer camp luncheon held July 11

REACH Summer Camp, an afterschool program, held a luncheon for parents on Thursday July 11, meeting at the ...

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Magistrate Crystal Cleveland addresses the Board of Commissioners

Magistrate Crystal Cleveland addressed the Board of Commissioners during the July 9th meeting. She mentioned several concerns, and ...

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Reception for new president of Georgia Southwestern

The reception for the new president of Georgia Southwestern, Dr. Michelle Johnston, was held in the Wheatley Administration ...

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Corporal Christopher Slocumb and Deputy Brandon Laethem awarded life saving medalions

Sumter County Sheriff Eric Bryant addressed those gathered. “Here in Sumter County along with this State and this ...

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Lawyer recommends citizens not be allowed to approach Mayor or City Council after incident

W. Brent Hyde, a lawyer from Tifton, concluded an investigation into an argument between citizen Morgan Walker and ...

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Perry Wellness Center sells art and produce

The Perry Wellness Center, on 302 East Furlow St., supports mental health and recovery from substance abuse. The ...

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Sink hole repair underway

New public works director George Allen and water and sewer superintendent Lascelles Anderson were working on fixing the ...

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Ethan Wolfe gives his reactions to tourism diversity talk

James Wolfe, a candidate for commissioner in district 3, attended a diversity talk hosted by the tourism board. ...

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Elena Carné-Lorenz recalls meeting President Joe Biden

Elena Carné-Lorenz, owner of T31 design house, told how she had come to meet the Vice President, and ...

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Hot Glass Academy

Devan Cole, owner of Hot Glass Academy, recently shared how he had come to start a company that ...

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Two suspects arrested in may 14th shooting

Two suspects were arrested in the May 14th shooting of 17 year old Michael Gage Grimes, Christopher Darrell ...

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Fourteen South Georgia Technical College students receive automotive scholarship established in memory of Erica Scannavino

By Su Ann Bird   Fourteen South Georgia Technical College students received the Erica Scannavino Scholarship for students ...

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Plains trains and fireworks

Intermittent rain fell on the Plains Trains and Fireworks festival in Plains, mixing Country music and liquid sunshine ...

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June marriages

Juan Antonio Catalan married Jacqueline on 6/28/24 Leon Fernand married Veronica Beatrice on 6/28/24 Adolfo Diaz Perez married ...

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Sumter County Citizen Corps meeting held at the former armory at 903 Adderton Street

Davis McArthur taught a class on Skywarn Spotter Basics for the Sumter County Skywarn Program at 5 pm ...

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Democrats hold debate watch party

The Democratic Committee of Sumter County held a watch party for the 2024 presidential debate between sitting President Joe ...

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Pastor Ashley Guthas becomes minister of Maranatha Baptist church

Pastor Ashley Guthas has become the new pastor at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, a church famous for ...

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Welcoming GSW’s 12th president Dr. Johnston

The community is invited to attend a Welcome Reception honoring GSW’s 12th President, Dr. Michelle R. Johnston. Please join ...

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Business owners and locals react to Jackson Street revitalization

Lori Shivers, co-owner of Modern Studio of Photography, gave her view on the changes on Jackson Street. “We ...

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SGTC aircraft structural students tour Thrush in Albany

By Su Ann Bird   South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Aircraft Structural Technology (AST) Instructor Jason Wisham and ...

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Internship provides learning opportunity for SGTC marketing student

By Pat Peacock   South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) has announced that Leah Nunley has joined the Marketing ...

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School Board hears allegations of teachers selling to students

The Sumter County School Board met on June 20th. Superintendent Walter Knighton addressed the Board. “And so as ...

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