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Sports

GSW’s Polly named to PBC All-Conference Second Team

From STAFF REPORTS AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) senior Silvio Polly has been named to the 2017 Peach Belt All-Conference Second Team. The ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 1:31 pm

Sports

SCPRD’s second-annual Miller Rush Bowl a huge success

by MICHAEL MURRAY AMERICUS – The Sumter County Parks and Recreation Department (SCPRD) held the organization’s second annual Miller Rush Bowl on Nov. 4 at ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 1:30 pm

Sports

SGTC’s Frey to serve as NJCAA Region 17 women’s director

From STAFF REPORTS AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Athletic Director and Lady Jets head basketball coach, James Frey, has recently been tapped to ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 1:27 pm

Sports

ASHS heads into gridiron playoffs with tilt against Howard

By MICHAEL MURRAY AMERICUS – After drawing the curtain on their regular season with an impressive overall record, the Americus-Sumter High School Panthers have earned ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 1:23 pm

Sports

Schley Wildcats topple Marion, set sights on postseason

By MICHAEL MURRAY ELLAVILLE – The Schley County Wildcats gridiron team gave their fans something to celebrate on the evening of Nov. 3 at Wildcat ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 1:22 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Unofficial election results show Blount, Pless, Sunday alcohol sales pulling ahead

AMERUCUS – The following unofficial Nov. 7 local election results have been reported to the ATR: MAYOR Candidate Laura Lee Bernstein – 718 votes (43%) ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Tuesday, November 7, 2017 9:01 pm

Columns

Bill Starr: Mice not so cute

Three blind mice; see how they run. This is a funny nursery rhyme, but if you have ever done battle with mice in your home ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Sunday, November 5, 2017 3:42 pm

Sports

12 GSW soccer players named to PBC All-Academic Team

From STAFF REPORTS AMERICUS – Both the Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) men’s and women’s soccer teams placed six players on the 2017 Peach Belt ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Sunday, November 5, 2017 12:03 pm

Columns

Joni Woolf: Thanksgiving is right around the corner

Forget the saying “Time flies while you’re having fun.” Whether or not you’re having fun, time flies, and Thanksgiving is less than three weeks away ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Sunday, November 5, 2017 8:40 am

Columns

Keith Wishum: Not easily angered

He looked like a nice dog, but he hated my UPS truck. Every time I drove past, he charged furiously, snarling and barking as if ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Sunday, November 5, 2017 6:43 am

Columns

Nancy Young: 11-4-17

Kathy Bruer guest of friend for Hawaii trip Kathy Bruer’s friend, Terri Murral, won a trip of appreciation at her job with AFLAC. Terri invited ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Saturday, November 4, 2017 3:41 pm

Sports

Turnover troubles sink Raiders in quarterfinals as Southland falls 35-0

By MICHAEL MURRAY SHARPSBURG – The Southland Academy Raiders saw their 2017 gridiron campaign come to a close on the evening of Nov. 3 when ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Saturday, November 4, 2017 2:01 pm

Sports

ASHS Panthers draw curtain on regular season with 27-16 defeat of Carver

By DONNELL SAMUEL AMERICUS – The Friday-night lights shined bright at Alton Shell Stadium on the evening of Nov. 4, but not as bright as ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Saturday, November 4, 2017 12:37 pm

Sports

Jets, Lady Jets win preseason scrimmages

From STAFF REPORTS The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Jets and Lady Jets both came away with wins in a pre-season double-header scrimmage at the ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Saturday, November 4, 2017 12:05 pm

Sports

GSW hoops upsets Troy in preseason match-up

From STAFF REPORTS TROY, Ala. – The Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) men’s basketball team opened its 2017-18 season with an 88-87 upset win over ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Saturday, November 4, 2017 12:02 pm

Columns

Leila Case: Football, falling leaves… feels like fall

The rafters are trembling but they haven’t tumbled yet. I’ve been baking — albeit not very much. Therefore the rafters are beginning to settle down ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Saturday, November 4, 2017 8:39 am

Sports

Hurricane hoops picked 12th in PBC preseason poll

From STAFF REPORTS AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) men’s basketball team has been picked to finish 12th in the Peach Belt Conference ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 1:35 pm

Sports

GSW Hurricanes close historic season 5-10-1, honor senior players

From STAFF REPORTS AMERICUS – The first half went almost perfectly for the Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) men’s soccer team on the afternoon of ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 1:32 pm

Sports

SGTC Lady Jets ranked No. 13 in NJCAA preseason polls

From STAFF REPORTS The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Lady Jets 2017-18 women’s intercollegiate basketball team is ranked 13th in the country among National Junior ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 1:29 pm

Sports

Schley Wildcats best Brookstone 28-21, jump to 6-3

By MICHAEL MURRAY COLUMBUS – The Schley County Wildcats added another win to their 2017 campaign as the team traveled to Columbus to battle Region ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 1:27 pm

Local News

Real Estate Transactions: 11-1-17

REAL ESTATE The following real estate transactions have been recorded at the Sumter County Courthouse: Eddie Wellons sold property at 102 Waterfront Drive, valued at ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 1:23 pm

Columns

BIrd’s Eye View: Cuddly Killers

We often think of our pet cats as cuddly, soft companions that sit on our laps and purr contentedly. I sincerely doubt that birds feel ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 1:20 pm

community

In Photos: 2017 Pet Parade and Downtown Trick or Treat

The 2017 Pet Parade and Downtown Trick or Treat events, held on Oct. 26 in Americus were both great successes. Check out a few of ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 12:34 pm

Local News

Sumter County Comprehensive Class of 1992 celebrates 25th reunion

From STAFF REPORTS AMERICUS — The Sumter County Comprehensive High School class of 1992 held its 25th-year class reunion on Oct. 28 at the Bison ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 12:12 pm

Columns

Nancy Young: 11-1-17

Ellaville Methodist Church having annual Barbecue, Bake Sale Ellaville United Methodist Church is having its annual Barbecue   and Bake Sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. today, ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 10:12 am

Local News

Positive outlook makes the difference in local’s battle with cancer

By LEILA CASE AMERICUS — Angie Daniel Trollinger was apparently born with a happy gene. Her sense of good humor and constant smile turns a ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:03 pm

Local News

Raye Holt faces each day with attitude – a good one

By JONI WOOLF AMERICUS — When Raye Holt, Ed.D., retired in 1996, she had no immediate plans to return home to Americus. Living in Beaumont, ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Sunday, October 29, 2017 11:57 am

Columns

Keith Wishum: Look for love, not lust

We are easily confused. The two emotions feel similar. The words for them are even spelled with the same number of letters and begin with ... Read more

by Michael Murray, Sunday, October 29, 2017 6:53 am

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