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GOOD NEWS: Jimmy Carter Helps Bring Doctor To Town Without One | 106.1 The Twister

Former PresidentJimmy Carterwas born in Plains, Georgia and lives there today, but the small southern town had no practicing physician. So he’s been working withMercer University School of Medicineon changing that and thanks to his efforts, they’re opening a primary clinic in town next month.

IHEART.COM - 2018-06-20 15:09:00

Franklin Hardin and Raymond Holt: Two of the Americus athletes who laid the foundation for today’s generation. - Americus Times-Recorder

Hardin has fond memories of his time at Americus High. Hardin played Varsity Football at Americus High during his junior and senior years from 1952 to 1953. He played half back on the B Team during his freshman and sophomore years from 1950-51. While on the varsity, he played on the offensive line a

AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER - 2018-06-19 11:50:32

Habitat for Humanity dedicates primary Americus HQ in honor of Clarence Jordan - Americus Times-Recorder

“Clarence Jordan’s spiritual teachings and concept of ‘partnership housing’ provided the underpinnings that still guide our work today,” said Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International. “His dedication to his lifelong ministry has inspired all of us at Habitat to continue working t

AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER - 2018-06-20 14:29:57

Second annual Windsor Classic a tremendous success - Americus Times-Recorder

AMERICUS — On Saturday, June 16, competitors from mostly the Southeast met in the Fine Arts Theater of Georgia Southwestern State University for the second annual Windsor Classic: a Rubik’s Cube tournament put on by the World Cubing Association and sponsored by the Windsor Hotel.Joshua Cherian, one

AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER - 2018-06-20 14:27:41

More than 2,000 students earn bachelor’s degrees from GSU - Americus Times-Recorder

ATLANTA — More than 2,000 students earned bachelor’s degrees from Georgia State University in May 2018. Overall, more than 4,000 students earned degrees at the associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels.

AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER - 2018-06-20 14:40:23

Federal drug case grows: 6 more arrested

The indictments for the six were handed down in mid-April, said Lt. Steve Exum, who commands the Drug Enforcement Team.

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-06-20 00:58:00

Hannah Greene receives degree from Georgia Tech - Americus Times-Recorder

One of the nation’s leading research universities, the Georgia Institute of Technology is in the business of creating the next – the next idea, the next technology, and the next legion of agile minds well equipped to imagine and engineer our future. More than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate studen

AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER - 2018-06-20 14:39:26

Woman steals multiple vehicles, crashes car during pursuit

A woman is in the Worth County Jail, after allegedly stealing multiple vehicles, and leading officers on a chase that ended in Crisp County.


Albany Commissioner Fletcher responds to critics

ALBANY — Businesswoman/Ward III Albany City Commissioner B.J. Fletcher is, by reputation, an outgoing personality.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-06-19 21:01:00

Opinion: Georgia’s manufacturers need Washington to tackle currency problem

For more than 135 years, our company, Goldens’ Foundry & Machine Company, has been manufacturing machined iron castings in Columbus, Ga. In 2006, we opened our second machine shop and foundry in Cordele, Ga. My two brothers and I are the fifth generation of our family to manage Goldens’. While the c


Batteries stolen from farm's buses

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A couple of thieves made off on Sunday with batteries from four school buses parked near a Colquitt County produce packing shed, possibly driving them out on four-wheelers.


Albany, Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports — June 18-19

— Criminal trespass, family violence, on the 3100 block of Crepe Myrtle Court and the 500 block of Don Cutler Sr. Drive;

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-06-19 04:47:00

Sewer system continues to plague Albany

Over the weekend, another sewage spill, the third within a month and the fourth within three months, released what officials describe as an “undetermined amount” of raw sewage, mixed with storm water runoff, into the Flint River.


Subjects arrested in Dougherty, Lee car break-ins

ALBANY — Crimes of opportunity: That’s the way Albany Police Department Sgt. Jon Segroves, who spoke on behalf of multiple law enforcement agencies, described the string of entering autos across Dougherty and Lee counties during a joint news conference Tuesday.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-06-19 19:31:00

MICHAEL LOMAX: Pixar scores another win with ‘Incredibles 2’

If there’s a studio I trust with sequels, it’s Pixar, and with “Incredibles 2” setting animation box office records already, there’s little wonder why. Pixar is just that good.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-06-19 21:21:00

Man drowns in Turner County pond

The man has two listed names: Alex Rivera, date of birth 1-26-97 and Domingo Velasquez Perez, with a DOB 5-1-88.

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

ABAC announces Spring Term graduates - Americus Times-Recorder

Local and area graduates include the following: Woodrow Greene of Americus, associate of science; and Ginger Orton, bachelor of science, agricultural communications, summa cum laude.


Carter helps bring health clinic to Plains

Former President Jimmy Carter, shown at the dedication of Georgia Southwestern State University’s Presidential Plaza, has helped secure a primary care clinic for his hometown. (Staff Photo: Jennifer Parks)Jennifer Parks


Permanent road closure, Drug Court discussed by county - Americus Times-Recorder

AMERICUS — On Tuesday, June 12, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners conducted three meetings: The first was a public hearing on the FYE 2019 Budget.


Times-Recorder brings home 12 awards from Ga. Press Association - Americus Times-Recorder

JEKYLL ISLAND — The Americus Times-Recorder brought home 12 awards last weekend as the Georgia Press Association honored the winners of the 2018 Better Newspaper Contest and Advertising Contest on Friday at the Jekyll Island Club during the group’s 132nd annual convention.Nichole Buchanan, business