Fri., April 26, 2013 7:38pm
Friday a group of innovative young Georgians unveiled recommendations on how southwest Georgia’s Americus and Sumter County can grow and thrive. The goal of the pilot project of Young Gamechangers is to bring the voice of those under 40 to local decision makers.
Mon., December 24, 2012 6:00am
Georgians in 46 counties will soon be paying higher sales taxes.
Fri., November 16, 2012 7:46pm
A group of 28 young professionals from across Georgia began a seven-month program Friday to tackle the economic future of southwest Georgia’s Americus and Sumter County.
Fri., May 11, 2012 11:00am
State Senator George Hooks of Americus says he won’t run for re-election in the fall. Known as the “Dean of the Senate,” the rural Democrat has served in the General Assembly since 1980, first as a representative and then later as a Senator.
Wed., April 11, 2012 3:55pm
organization that accredits schools sent a team to Americus this week to investigate the Sumter County School Board. The visit comes amid allegations of power struggles and policy violations.
Fri., July 8, 2011 1:06pm
Georgia's home-grown liquor industry is getting a new player. Officials at Milledgeville-based Georgia Distilling Company say, they now have federal and local permits and soon expect their state permit to begin operation. A company official says, the state permit follows the federal and local ones, so he's planning on opening in two months.
Fri., September 10, 2010 1:27pm
EPA Administrator in Americus for "Environmental Justice Tour." Lisa Jackson partnering with Congressional Black Caucus for the event. Officials say poor, rural, and minority communities being disproportionately targeted.
Fri., April 16, 2010 3:13pm
Nine Georgia cities, mainly in the southwest portion of the state, got the
Thu., February 11, 2010 10:20am
Officials say it's not a matter of "if" we will get snow, but how much.