Local news

Area Beat Report November 10 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Edwards, Ashley Samantha (In Jail), 32, Seat Belt Violation/Driving while license ...

community

Area Beat Report November 4 through November 9 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Banks, Dominique Antonio (Bonded Out), 34, DUI-Alcohol/Speeding Gaston, Denarius Otyveon (In ...

education

Gene Haas Foundation donates $8,000 to South Georgia Technical College Foundation

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – The Gene Haas Foundation donated $8,000 to the South Georgia Technical College Foundation ...

Local News

Sumter County election results for Nov. 8, 2022

Tracy K. Hall Final election results were in for Sumter County about 1am Wednesday morning. The results indicate ...

News

Long election night in Sumter County: with absentee votes left to be counted, republicans have strong showing

  Tracy K. Hall Thus far, Sumter County has reported its advanced voting and election day voting. Absentee ...

DEVELOPING NEWS

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER Elevated Fluoride Levels Detected in AMERICUS   The City of Americus collected ...

Local News

A conversation with Animal Control Officer, George Carter

Tracy K. Hall George Carter has a definite role to play in our community. Just like our neighbors ...

agriculture

A national champion stands upon family and community

Tracy K. Hall Joan Tovar-Martinez came back home to Sumter County a national champion. It is the culmination ...

Local news

Message from Georgia Secretary of State on election day preparation

Press Release from Secretary of State We encourage all voters to check their My Voter Page to see their registration, ...

education

Sumter County Board of Education discusses mental health and priorities for funding

  Tracy K. Hall The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) met for agenda setting meeting on Monday, ...

community

Area Beat Report November 3

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Mann, Shanita Shantae (In Jail), 33, Failure to Appear/Child Seat Belt ...

education

SGTC participates in National Violence Awareness Month activities

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – “Love does not hurt – end the violence now,” was the message spread ...

education

SGTC waiving application fee in November

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College is providing application fee waivers for students who ...

clubs/organizations

Americus Kiwanis Club hosts Sanford Bishop and Chris West

  Tracy K. Hall The Americus Kiwanis Club meets on Fridays at 1pm. As part of an ongoing ...

education

SGTC Board of Directors recognized at TCSG Leadership Conference

From Staff Reports   SAVANNAH, GA – The South Georgia Technical College Board of Directors was recognized as ...

community

Phoebe Sumter Medical Center Auxiliary presents “Pecans for a Cause” Fundraiser today until 4 p.m.

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Phoebe Sumter Medical Center will be hosting its Pecans for a Cause ...

education

SGTC Adult Education provides math tutoring for GED test

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Adult Education department is sponsoring FREE “Math ...

education

Yearbooks from 1967, 1968, and 1969 donated back to SGTC

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS  – Linda Carll of Lafollette, TN, contacted South Georgia Technical College recently and ...

education

GSW computer science professor awarded U.S. patent

By Chelsea Collins   AMERICUS – Alexander Yemelyanov Ph.D., D.Sc., professor of computer science at Georgia Southwestern State ...

Local news

Phoebe Sumter receives Community of Conscience Award

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Last week Phoebe Sumter Auxiliary President Janice Harris presented a special award ...

Local news

Area Beat Report October 27, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Adams, David Brian (In Jail), 45, Possession of Amphetamine/Giving false name, ...

education

SGTC Instructors Receive Training on Virtual Reality System

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) recently held a training session for instructors ...

education

Loes Rozing Honored as Student of Excellence at South Georgia Technical College

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Loes Rozing of Heiloo, Netherlands was recently honored as the overall Student ...

community

Area Beat Report October 25 through 27

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Lusane, Eddie Lee (In Jail), 24, Criminal Trespass/Criminal Damage to Property ...

education

4th Annual Jubilee International Symposium brings community together for peace

Staff Reports   On Wednesday, October 12, Furlow Charter School and Georgia Southwestern State University presented the 4th ...

clubs/organizations

REGIONAL EYE CENTER AWARDED FIRST BUSINESS OF THE MONTH BY THE AMERICUS LIONS CLUB

Staff Reports   (Americus, October 2, 2022) – Regional Eye Center was awarded the Business of the Month ...

clubs/organizations

The Mustard Seed continues their ministry

Staff Reports When Calvary Episcopal Church decided to create a thrift shop to serve the Americus community, we ...

education

Sumter County Schools October 2022 Board Recognition Program

Staff Reports Mr. Walter Knighton, Superintendent of Sumter County Schools, proudly announces the October 2022 “Teachers and Parents ...

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