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Rose Ann Everett Scholarships awarded at South Georgia Technical College

By South Georgia Technical College Jake and Margie Everett are helping “celebrate success” at South Georgia Technical College ...

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Sumter County Board of Commissioners Appoint Shirley Green Reese to the Board of Elections

The Commissioners addressed other significant issues in addition to the lost tax revenue during their April 9th 2024 ...

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Sumter County Commissioners Hear of Reduced Revenue from Utilities

The Sumter County Board of Commissioners met at the Court House on April 9th 2024. They heard a ...

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Sumter County Humane Society Minutes

Minutes by Blue Argo January 29, 2024, 5:15 p.m. Minutes, Board of Directors Meeting Members Present: Blue Argo, ...

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Rock Hill Park Ribbon Cutting

Council member Kelvin Pless grilled hamburgers for the community, and Commissioners’ Jessie Smith and Clay Jones mingled with ...

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First Friday Prepares for The Craft Beer and Glass Blowing Festival

Saxophone music emanated from The Spot, as kids and young adults ate Scoops Ice-cream up and down Jackson ...

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Hot Glass and Craft Beer Festival

The Hot Glass and Craft Beer Festival, one of the biggest events orchestrated by Mainstreet, was held April ...

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Sumter County Board of Elections Trial Runs Zoom

The Sumter County Board of Elections met on April 2nd in the Commissioner’s meeting room. Elections supervisor LaSandra ...

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Aprende a hablar inglés gratis en Americus

Comunicado de Prensa por Bethany Greeley. Los residentes del condado de Sumter que no hablan inglés pueden asistir ...

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Interview with an Author: Last Chance Trailer Park

Mavis Stevens is the author of a book called Last Chance Trailer Park. She met for an interview ...

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47 Minutes: A Book Review

Local author Jon D. Marsh sets a brisk pace with every event in his novella spanning 47 minutes. ...

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Sumter County Violence Prevention Youth Summit

The Sumter County Violence Prevention Youth Summit was held at the South Georgia Technical College Gym. Students from ...

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March 2024 Marriages

Quatavious Jerod married Jakira Monique Taylor on 3/15/24. Fiteau Orelus married Rosemanie Salomon on 3/15/24. Michael Jerome married ...

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Magistrate Cleveland’s Company EVinfinite files suit against Simmons Land Company

Magistrate Cleveland’s company, EVinfinite, has filed a complaint against Simmons Land Company after buying property at 200 Cotton ...

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GSW student groups roll up their sleeves make a difference on Spring Break

GSW Press Release: AMERICUS, GA (March 28, 2024) – Two student groups from Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) ...

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My Experiences in Small Town Georgia: An Editorial

I remember when I first went to Leslie. Someone was talking about raising wolf dogs. A lady was ...

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A Reluctant Defense of the Arts: An Editorial

I used to be an engineering major. That lasted two semesters. One would think the countless hours spent ...

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Missing Child Letia Greene Found Deceased in Pond

Letia Greene, a 13-year-old student at Sumter Intermediate School, was found deceased at 320 Arch Helms Road. She ...

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Teen Maze Held at Ignite College and Career Academy

Betty Suggs, work-based learning system coordinator and co-director of Teen Maze talked about its importance. Suggs told how ...

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Nurse County Manager Emily Whitley gives update to Americus City Council

The City Council of Americus Georgia met on March 21rst. Emily Whitley, nurse County Manager for the Sumter ...

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Americus City Council Decides Against Event Centers Selling Alcohol

The Americus City Council met on March 21rst. Henry Williams Jr. addressed the Council. Williams and his wife ...

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Commissioner’s Meeting: Parks, Signs, and Project Workforce

The Sumter County Board of Commissioners met on March 19 th . The following employees were recognized: Belinda ...

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Bishop Reverend Reginald T. Jackson comes to Allen Chapel for 128th Conference

Allen Chapel held the 128th Conference of the South Georgia Association of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. It ...

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Community Action Council Discusses Energy Assistance Delays

The Community Action Council met in Auditorium B of the Flint River Energies Building in Reynolds Georgia on ...

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Golden Gourmet OSHA Report on Accident Leading to Tony Lee Stafford’s Death

More details have surfaced as to why Golden Gourmet did not report the workplace accident to OSHA that ...

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Sumter County School Awards

Sumter County Boy’s Basketball Team was recognized. The coaches are Johnny Genwright, Rodney Shelton, Juwan High, Eric Brown, ...

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Sumter County School Board Hears State of Schools

The Sumter County School Board met on March 11th. Renee Mays, principal of Sumter County Primary School, reported ...

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The Dogwood Days Antique Show

The Dogwood Days Antique show began on the 15th at the Leslie Civics Center. The three day show ...

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