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Georgia Power Launches Interactive STEM-Based Educational Videos

ATLANTA, July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — For parents looking for new ways to help keep children learning while outside of the classroom this summer, Georgia Power’s education team ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:53 am

Public records

Furlow Charter School Executive Committee Called Meeting

Release from Chair of Furlow Charter School Governing Board: Furlow Charter School Executive Committee has scheduled a Called Meeting for this Monday, July 20, 2020 ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Monday, July 20, 2020 7:57 am

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District Moves to Appointment only COVID-19 Testing

Release from West Central Health District:  July 9, 2020 at 3:40 pm: Due to the extreme demand for COVID-19 testing, the West Central Health District ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, July 9, 2020 3:44 pm

Obituaries

Mrs. Nona Ruth Larsen: July 1, 2020

Mrs. Nona Ruth Larsen of DeSoto, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, just 8 days before her 104th birthday. She was preceded in death ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Monday, July 6, 2020 3:58 pm

Public records

Sumter County Board of Education Meeting 7/7/20

The Sumter County Board of Education will hold the following meetings: Tuesday, July 7, 2020  1).  Curriculum/Policy/Technology Committee @ 12:00 P.M. 2).  Finance/Personnel/Property @3:00 P.M. 3).  ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Monday, July 6, 2020 8:01 am

Public records

Furlow Charter School called meeting

Furlow Charter School will have a Called Meeting on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Furlow Media Center. The meeting is to vote ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:39 am

Obituaries

Mr. William “Phil” Addy: June 26, 2020

Mr. William “Phil” Addy, age 79, of Preston, Georgia passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus.  He was born ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Monday, June 29, 2020 11:11 am

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Summer enrollment at Georgia Southwestern sets all-time record

From:  Georgia Southwestern State University AMERICUS, GA (06/25/2020) Summer 2020 represents the largest summer enrollment in the history of Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW). Despite the country ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, June 26, 2020 3:22 pm

community

People in your neighborhood: A Q & A with APD Police Chief, Mark Scott

BY:  Tracy K. Hall – ATR   Remember your younger days when Bob on Sesame Street would put to song a very important question? The ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:23 pm

Obituaries

Jacqueline Imogene “Imo” Weeks Merchant: June 22, 2020

August 17, 1933-June 22, 2020 Jacqueline Imogene Weeks Marchant, better known as Imo or “Imo the Dynamo”, went home into the arms of Jesus on ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:10 am

education

Ignite College and Career Academy hires Dr. Don Gilman as Founding CEO

From:  Ignite College and Career Academy Board of Directors 6/24/20 A 16-month-long, partnership-driven search process has culminated in the hiring of Dr. Don Gilman as the founding CEO of ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:52 am

Local News

Americus Mayor and City Council Hold Regular Monthly Meeting on June 18, 2020

By:  Tracy K. Hall Americus Mayor and City Council held their regular meeting on Thursday, 6.18.20 at 6pm. All members were present. Two guests made ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:13 pm

Columns

“Very Relieved that the Primaries are Over”, Pres. Carter Earns 1980 Delegate Majority

By:  D. Jason Berggren Note: D. Jason Berggren is an associate professor of political science at Georgia Southwestern State University. This is the seventh article ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:11 pm

Columns

Part 3: An Americus lynching: The lost counternarrative

By:  Evan Kutzler evan.kutzler@gsw.edu   Vagrant. Drunk. Killer. These images became central to the dominant white narrative in 1913 and remain so today. In 2018 ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:48 am

community

Inaugural Peacemaker Award Presented to Furlow Scholar

By:  Laura Bauer The Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation presented its inaugural Peace Certified School Peacemaker Award to Charles M. Cornell, Furlow Charter School Class of ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:32 am

Obituaries

Mrs. Crystal G. Carnes: June 22, 2020

Mrs. Crystal G. Carnes age 67, of Andersonville, passed away Monday, June 22, 2020 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:54 pm

community

Faces of COVID-19 in Sumter County

Our Hands, Our Homecoming BY:  Tracy K. Hall I love the little ditty we learn as children about church. You’ve done it before. By simply ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Saturday, June 20, 2020 7:43 am

education

Sumter County Schools Return-to-School Survey for parents

From Sumter County Schools June 18, 2020 As we plan for the start of the 2020-2021 school year, we are considering several options with the ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, June 19, 2020 11:56 am

Religion

Community prayer box is ready to accept prayers at Leslie United Methodist Church

Submitted by:  Cindy Pryor The prayer box is located  to the left of the front steps and is available for anyone who would like to ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, June 19, 2020 11:50 am

Columns

Part 2: An Americus lynching. The law of Cotton Avenue.

By: Evan A. Kutzler evan.kutzler@gsw.edu   The arrests on Cotton Avenue were designed to be visible. On Wednesday, September 18, 1912, at 3 p.m., Police ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:53 pm

education

Todd Vickery named Principal of Sumter County Middle School

From: Sumter County Schools Americus, Ga. — The Sumter County Board of Education has voted to hire Mr. Todd Vickery, Assistant Principal at Americus Sumter High School ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Monday, June 15, 2020 10:40 am

Public records

Notice from Sumter County Supervisor of Elections

NOTICE:  SUMTER COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS CALLED MEETING MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM The Sumter County Board of Elections has called for a ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, June 12, 2020 3:43 pm

Obituaries

Donald Melvin Tye: April 21, 2020 and Cynthia Lou Tye: April 23, 2020

Donald Melvin Tye passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, followed by his beloved wife Cynthia Lou (Finch) Tye on Thursday, April 23, 2020. Donald ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, June 12, 2020 2:27 pm

Obituaries

Karyn Bates McMath Bacon: June 9, 2020

Karyn Bates McMath Bacon, age 38, passed away at home on June 9, 2020. A private family memorial service will be held Saturday, June 13 ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Friday, June 12, 2020 2:19 pm

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Georgia upgrades program to allow grocery delivery

Release from Georgia DFCS ATLANTA—Georgia is now one of 36 states that allows citizens who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to order groceries ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:27 am

Columns

An Americus Lynching:  Part 1: Facing South on Cotton Avenue

Evan A. Kutzler June 7, 2020 Evan.kutzler@gsw.edu   Daniel Stallings, his wife, Maggie, and his stepson, Charles, offer a fresh look at an old tragedy. ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:30 pm

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Release from Sumter County Emergency Management: Courthouse opening Monday June 15, 2020

From:  Sumter County Emergency Management Reopening of the Sumter County Courthouse SUMTER COUNTY, GEORGIA – The Sumter County Courthouse will be reopening with provisions on ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Monday, June 8, 2020 3:16 pm

Obituaries

Mr. Donald Pruim: June 6, 2020

Mr. Donald Pruim age 86 of Leslie, passed away Saturday, June 06, 2020 at Country Gardens Assisted Living in Butler, GA. Graveside services will be ... Read more

by Nichole Buchanan, Monday, June 8, 2020 8:29 am

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