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Faces of COVID-19 in Sumter County

Part 3         Connections and Creativity: How Our Methodist Home Is Fueled Tracy K. Hall How does a really large family shelter ... Read more

2 days ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Sumter County Board of Commissioners approves resolution providing issuance and sale of $11,500,000 tax bond

AMERICUS – At its monthly regular meeting held on Tuesday, May 19, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted unanimously to approve a resolution ... Read more

5 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Furlow Charter School to hold its first ever high school graduation

AMERICUS – On Saturday, May 30, Furlow Charter School (FCS) will step into uncharted territory as 29 graduating seniors, including Valedictorian Moses Simmons and Salutatorian ... Read more

5 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Schley County High School to have graduation parade for all graduates

ELLAVILLE – For all graduating high school seniors across America, 2020 will be a year none of them will ever forget, but perhaps for the ... Read more

6 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Schools Nutrition Program distributing meal bags today

Release from Sumter County Schools: The School Nutrition Program will be back distributing meal bags again this Wednesday May 18th from 11 AM to 1 ... Read more

6 days ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Make Your Summer Count by enrolling at South Georgia Technical College

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) is currently registering students remotely for the online eight-week summer semester, which begins Wednesday, ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Faces of COVID-19 in Sumter County

“Take Me to Church” A Story of Family, Faith and COVID-19 Tracy K. Hall Sharon Johnson mourns the death of her husband of over 14 ... Read more

1 week ago by Nichole Buchanan.

South Georgia Technical College honors Spring 2020 graduates with virtual graduation

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford stated that COVID-19 disrupted plans for SGTC’s time-honored commencement ceremony, but ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Technical College employees return to campus

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) will begin opening the campus to employees beginning Monday, May 18, as faculty and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Technical College Systems of Georgia granted $12 million for dislocated workers

Release from the Office of Governor Kemp:  5/14/20 Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) Office ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

South Georgia Tech to add two new online EMT classes this summer

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) Instructor Brad Harnum is offering two new introductory online EMT courses ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech’s Virtual Graduation scheduled for Thursday, May 14

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College’s Spring 2020 virtual graduation ceremony will be aired live on radio station FM 98.7 WISK ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC Machining Instructor uses technology to teach

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Precision Machining and Manufacturing Instructor Chad Brown has been implementing creative ways to teach ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Notice to the Public

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:   YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that, in the case of the State of Georgia v. Sumter County, Georgia, Civil Action ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Notice to the Public

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that, in the case of the State of Georgia v. Sumter County, Georgia, Civil Action File ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

City of Plains puts on parade in honor of local nursing home residents

PLAINS, GA – The COVID-19 pandemic has not only wreaked havoc across Georgia in the amount of lives lost and lively hoods lost. It has ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Georgia Southwestern to host Virtual Graduation Ceremony on May 15

AMERICUS, GA (05/08/2020) Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will hold its Spring 2020 Graduation Ceremony online Friday, May 15, 2020 celebrating nearly 300 graduating Hurricanes. Traditional ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Notice to the Public

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that, in the case of the State of Georgia v. Sumter County, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Phoebe Sumter wraps up Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing and plans to restart some Outpatient Services

Albany, Ga. – Beginning Monday, May 11, Phoebe Sumter will restart a limited number of high-priority outpatient surgeries and testing procedures that were curtailed during the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

SGTC Phi Beta Lambda students qualify for national competition

From Staff Reports AMERICUS – Three members of the South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter participated in the virtual Georgia PBL ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Public Notice

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that, in the case of the State of Georgia v. Sumter County, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

South Georgia Tech remote summer semester registration is underway

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) President Dr. John Watford announced that the college’s remote summer registration is currently underway ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sumter County now up to 391 with 29 fatalities

AMERICUS – According to the Georgia Department of Public Health’s most recent COVID-19 update, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Sumter County has ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Deadlines to register to vote in upcoming local, state and federal elections are approaching

  AMERICUS – For those who plan to cast their votes in the upcoming 2020 local, state and federal elections and have not yet registered ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Number of COVID-19 cases in Sumter climbs to 372 with 28 fatalities

AMERICUS – According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, as of Wednesday afternoon, April 29, the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Sumter County ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus Police Officer Mark McCardle announces retirement after 30 years of service

AMERICUS – After 30 years of service with the Americus Police Department (APD), police officer Mark McCardle completed his last shift Monday evening and announced ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Sumter County climbs to 369 with 26 fatalities

AMERICUS – As of 4:25 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, the Georgia Department of Public Health (GDPH) reports that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech offering free access to ten online courses

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College’s Office of Economic Development is providing access to ten free self-paced online, basic soft-skills courses ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

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