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South Georgia Tech employees give generously to Foundation TechForce 2020 Fund Drive

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The South Georgia Technical College Foundation 2020 TechForce internal fund drive was able to withstand COVID-19 challenges along with ... Read more

3 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC recognizes campus safety officers during National Security Officer Appreciation Week

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Campus Safety Director Sammy Stone and the members of the SGTC campus safety ... Read more

4 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

City Council holds lengthy Agenda Setting meeting

BY:  TRACY K. HALL The Mayor and City Council of Americus held a 3-hour meeting to set September’s Agenda. There were 25 items up for ... Read more

4 days ago by admin.

South Georgia Tech hosts successful blood drive

By Pat Peacock Americus, GA – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) recently hosted a successful blood drive for the American Red Cross. Students, faculty and ... Read more

5 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Candidates vying to represent Georgia House of Representatives District 138 make their case at Americus Kiwanis Club forum

AMERICUS – Republican Candidate and incumbent State Representative Mike Cheokas and his democratic challenger Marc Arnett both attempted to make their cases as to why ... Read more

7 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Drug Trafficking arrest by Americus Police Department

Release from Americus Police Department dated September 18, 2020 On September 17, 2020 Officers of the Americus Police Department received information that a suspect was ... Read more

1 week ago by admin.

Sumter County Board of Commissioners approves revised bid evaluation procedures

AMERICUS – At its monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 15, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted unanimously to approve the revised Sumter County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Board of Education votes to continue virtual learning another 9 weeks

BY:  Tracy K. Hall Dr. Torrance Choates recommended to the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) the virtual learning format be extended another 9 weeks. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by admin.

Georgia identifies tests to be eliminated in response to SB 367, aligning state testing requirements to the federal minimum

From:  Georgia Department of Education September 10, 2020 – In keeping with Senate Bill 367, which was signed into law in July, Georgia has eliminated half ... Read more

2 weeks ago by admin.

County Board of Commissioners not happy with SOWEAG Fair being in Americus

AMERICUS – On Tuesday, September 8, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) conducted its monthly work session via a Zoom conference call. Due to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Candidates for Sumter County Sheriff make their cases at Kiwanis Club meeting

AMERICUS – The two candidates for Sumter County Sheriff, Chief Deputy Col. Eric Bryant, the democratic candidate, and Philip Daniel, the republican candidate, both tried ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Jimmy Davis recognized for service as Chair of SGTC Board of Directors

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – Jimmy Davis of Macon County was honored at the South Georgia Technical College Board of Directors September meeting ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC Career Services conducts resume workshop for electrical line worker class

By Pat Peacock     AMERICUS – Americus, GA – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Director of Career Services Cynthia Carter recently conducted a mini ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

SC Board of Elections decides to uphold earlier decision to disqualify Dr. Michael Busman from running for District 6 seat

By Ken Gustafson   AMERICUS – On Tuesday, August 4, the Sumter County Board of Elections (SCBE) held a Called Meeting. At that Called Meeting, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Cafe Campesino opens shop on Georgia Southwestern’s campus

By Chelsea Collins     AMERICUS – Fair Trade, organic coffee company Café Campesino has partnered with Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) to open its first ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

SOWEGA Fair to be Held in Americus

By Tracy K. Hall AMERICUS – Although many fairs, including the Georgia National Fair, housed in Perry, Georgia have been cancelled, SOWEGA Fair will be ... Read more

4 weeks ago by admin.

South Georgia Tech to conduct webinars for students

AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) has scheduled two webinar workshops this fall for students on both the Americus and Cordele campuses. The workshops ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Southland Academy Head Football Coach Rod Murray addresses Americus Kiwanis Club

AMERICUS – On Friday afternoon, August 28, the Americus Kiwanis Club (AKC) was treated to a speech from Rod Murray, the head football coach at ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech releases President’s List for 2020 Summer Semester

By Shane Peacock   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford recently announced the college’s President’s List for the summer semester, which ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Qualified candidates for the Sumter County School Board election

Sumter County Board of Elections and Voter Registration has released the following list of candidates who have qualified for the Sumter County School Board election ... Read more

1 month ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Furlow Charter School called meeting

Furlow Charter School has scheduled a called meeting of its Governing Board for this Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm in the Furlow Charter ... Read more

1 month ago by Nichole Buchanan.

South Georgia Tech to Host Financial Aid Workshop on Americus Campus

By Pat Peacock     AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) will host a financial aid workshop for students on the college’s Americus campus. ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

GSW College of Business and Computing renews prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) College of Business and Computing (COBAC) has maintained its business accreditation by the Association ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Phoebe reports Friday COVID-19 numbers

From Staff Reports     ALBANY – As of Friday, August 21, Phoebe Putney Health System (PPHS) reports that a total of 670 patients that ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC conducts Log Truck Driver Safety training program

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College is helping to make the highways safer by offering Log Truck Driver Safety training.  ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech’s McLain Center suffers water damage

By Su Ann Bird     AMERICUS – The McLain Center on the South Georgia Technical College Americus campus suffered water damage Tuesday night due ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC Instructor of Year Dorothea McKenzie selected as TCSG Regional Winner

By Su Ann Bird     AMERICUS – Dorothea Lusane McKenzie, South Georgia Tech’s 2020 Instructor of the Year, was recently recognized as one of ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Board of Commissioners approves the establishment of fire fees on solar farms

AMERICUS – At its monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 18, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to approve the establishment of fire fees ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

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