education

Fallin and Middleton awarded SGTC Foundation Smarr-Smith Criminal Justice scholarship

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College Criminal Justice Technology students Hunter Fallin and Michael Middleton ...

education

SGTC Announces President’s List for Fall Semester

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford recently announced the college’s President’s ...

Local News

Area Beat Report January 3, 2023

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Dice, Kelsey Kentrell (In Jail), 29, Battery – Family Violence 1st ...

Sports

Sumter Cycling to host First Saturday Ride of 2023

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Sumter Cycling will be holding its first Saturday Ride of the new ...

Local News

Area Beat Report December 30, 2022 through January 3, 2023

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary Cotton, Marquavis Jamal, 30, Disorderly Conduct Cross, Kenneth Anthony, 41, Criminal Trespass Davis, ...

Local News

Area Beat Report December 29 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Smith, Nicholas Christian (In Jail), 33, Distribution of a controlled substance/Theft By Taking – ...

community

Area Beat Report December 28

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Arguijo, Russell (In Jail), 45, Public Drunkenness Sumter County Sheriff’s Office ...

community

Area Beat Report December 27 and 28

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Albritton, Theresa Faye (In Jail), 61, Illegal Possession of controlled substance ...

community

Area Beat Report December 22 to 27

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bell, Gregory Mitchell (In Jail), 27, Theft By Receiving Stolen Property ...

community

Circling up for Sarah: Double transplant patient perseveres to finish degree with the support of family, friends and the GSW community

By Rebekah McLeod   AMERICUS – Every college graduate has a story to tell, a journey of facing ...

community

Local church to open its doors during upcoming severe winter weather

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Calvary Episcopal Church has volunteered to open its doors as a warming ...

News

Area Beat Report December 20 and 21

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Cabrera, Gerrardo Flores (In Jail), 40, Sexual Battery – Misdemeanor Cross, ...

News

GBI Investigates Death in Sumter County, GA

Sumter County (December 22, 2022) – The GBI is investigating the death of an Americus man after a ...

community

Public Hearings, updating zoning ordinances and SPLOST funds discussed at BOC Regular Meeting

AMERICUS – The Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) met on Tuesday evening, December 20, for their monthly ...

community

Area Beat Report December 19

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Dowsey, Clifford Allen (In Jail), 41, Battery/Simple Battery/Criminal Trespass/Cruelty to Children ...

community

Area Beat Report December 16 through 19

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Adams, Zachariah Luke (Bonded Out), 38, False Statements or Writings, Conceal ...

community

Hundreds gather to “remember, honor and teach” at annual Wreaths Across America event at Andersonville National Cemetery

ANDERSONVILLE, GA – On Saturday, December 17, hundreds of people from Sumter County, nearby counties, other parts of ...

education

SGTC to offer Motorcycle Maintenance Program Spring Semester

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College will begin offering a new one-semester Motorcycle Maintenance Technician ...

education

Angela Smith recognized for Excellence in Alumni Relations at GEAC Conference

By Chelsea Collins, Director of Marketing and Communications, Department of University Relations AMERICUS – Angela Smith, alumni engagement ...

Local News

2023 Budget for the City of Americus has been approved

Tracy K. Hall On December 15, 2022, the Americus City Council met for the regular meeting. Kelvin Pless ...

education

Karen Bloodworth retiring from South Georgia Technical College

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College Crisp County Center Marketing Management and Accounting Instructor ...

community

Area Beat Report December 14 and 15, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s office Media Arrest Summary Collier, Jonathan Michael (In Jail), 19, Theft By Taking – Misdemeanor ...

education

Rose Ann Everett Scholarships awarded at South Georgia Technical College

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – Jake and Margie Everett are “going the extra mile” to help students at ...

education

Enfinger retiring from South Georgia Technical College after nearly 30 years

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – If any one man has left his fingerprints and footprints on a college ...

community

Area Beat Report December 13, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Battle, Johnny Lee (Back for Court), 37, Back for Court Boone, ...

News

Letter to the editor in regard to Americus City Council

To: Citizens of Americus First of all, thank you to Councilman Pless, Councilwoman Wilson, Councilman Christmas and Mayor ...

Local news

Sumter County Board of Commissioners honor Joan Tovar-Martinez and Scott Roberson

Tracy K. Hall The Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) met for their agenda setting meeting on December ...

community

Area Beat Report December 9 through 13

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Adams, Corey Tajuan (In Jail), 30, Failing to report striking fixed ...

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