business

Ribbon cutting at The Sweet Spot Baking Company

Americus, GA – Bringing the luxury of fresh small batch baking to the Historic District of Americus. Women’s ...

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The City of Americus continues to shine despite a global pandemic

  By:  Nicole Kirksey, City of Americus Since 2020, the pandemic has dominated the headlines and contributed to ...

education

SGTC Students Create “Lucky Bamboo” Displays

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Students, faculty, and staff on the South Georgia Technical College campus in ...

education

SGTC participates in GYSTC Science Day at Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College participated in the Chattahoochee Flint Georgia Youth Science ...

community

BOC discusses how to collect fire fees at its April work session

AMERICUS – At its monthly work session on Tuesday, April 12, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) ...

community

Area Beat Report April 11 to April 17

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Carter, Malik Dijontae (In Jail), 25, Criminal Trespassing Fore, Sherry Lee ...

education

Academic standings reported at BOE

The Sumter County Board of Education held their regular meeting on Thursday, April 14, 2022, in the boardroom ...

Local News

County and City of Americus governments hold intergovernmental meeting to discuss various issues

AMERICUS – On Wednesday, April 13, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC), the Americus City Council and ...

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Atlanta Braves World Championship Trophy Tour to make stop in Americus July 24, 2022

ATLANTA (April 14,2022) – The Atlanta Braves have announced additional stops of the World Champions Trophy Tour Presented by ...

education

SGTC alumnus opens “old fashioned barber shop”

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College Barbering alumnus Greg Long decided to make a change ...

community

Area Beat Report April 8 to April 12

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Ford, Tyreal Altaveon (In Jail), 23, Driving while license suspended or ...

News Main

Kemp signs Georgia Constitutional Carry Act into law

From The Office of Governor Brian Kemp  4/13/22: There is no doubt we live in challenging times. Across ...

education

Financial decisions for the BOE to consider

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) met Monday, April 11, 2022, to set the agenda for the ...

News

Covid-19 Second Boosters Available

Who may receive a second booster? Adults ages 50 years and older may choose to receive a second ...

News

Chris West is a Republican running for congress in Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District.

Chris West is a Christian, father, husband, and lifelong South Georgian. He currently serves as general counsel for ...

education

SGTC celebrates National Walking Day Healthy Happy Life

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College’s Student Affairs Department hosted a “Walk Your Way to ...

education

Retired SGTC aviation instructor returns as guest lecturer for next generation

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Retired South Georgia Technical College Aviation Maintenance Instructor Frank Gassett of Macon ...

education

Clint Humphrey leaving Southland Academy to take Headmaster position at John Milledge Academy

AMERICUS – After 11 years of service as Southland Academy’s Athletic Director and assistant headmaster, Clint Humphrey is ...

education

Sports & Fitness Advisory Council Meets at SGTC

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Sports and Fitness Management program at South Georgia Technical College recently ...

News

Area Beat Report April 5 to April 7, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Gaston, Denarius Otyveon (In Jail), 22, Housing for Macon County Harrington, ...

Local News

Challenges to Mathis Wright’s candidacy rejected

The Sumter County Board of Elections declined to accept or hear the three challenges to Mathis Wright’s candidacy ...

education

South Georgia Tech Hosts Red Cross Blood Drive

From Staff Reports   Americus – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) recently hosted a blood drive for the ...

community

Area Beat Report April 1 to April 5

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bess, Lavonia (In Jail), 63, Probation Violation Bowens, Anthony Kendrick (In ...

News

Area Beat Report March 29 to April 1

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Baker, Curtis William (In Jail), 59, Probation Violation Ford, Randy Bernard ...

community

Showcasing what Americus has to offer

By: Nicole Kirksey, Director of Tourism, City of Americus For years now, the Department of Tourism has been ...

business

Laura Wiggins Joins Southwest Georgia Farm Credit

Staff Reports Ms. Wiggins, who resides in Buena Vista, joins Farm Credit as a Loan Administrator in the ...

Local news

Native Azalea Program

Staff Reports Bill Starr, Sumter County Extension Coordinator recently presented “Growing Native Azaleas” for the Rosalynn Carter Butterfly ...

News

Area Beat Report March 25 to 29

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Colwell, Cornelious Rashod (In Jail), 27, Illegal possession of controlled substance/Possession ...

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