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Phoebe reports Friday COVID-19 numbers

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ALBANY – As of noon Friday, these were Phoebe’s COVID-19 numbers: Total COVID-19 patients in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital – 33 Total COVID-19 patients in Phoebe Sumter Medical Center – 3 Total COVID-19 patients in Phoebe Worth Medical Center – 0…

Flossie B. Morris

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AMERICUS — Flossie Beatrice Morris, age 92, of Americus, passed away on April 27, 2021, at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. Flossie was born August 1928, in Americus, the daughter of the late James and Mary Holley. She was a member…

Bidens visit Sumter County

Biden Motocade Sumter County Georgia.
PLAINS — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden traveled to Americus Thursday afternoon for a visit with former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter at the Carters’ home on Plains. The Bidens’ visit to Plains…

Georgia Southwestern undergraduates showcase student research

AMERICUS —  Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) recently hosted its third annual Undergraduate Research Symposium featuring student research on topics such as campaigning and social media, public schools and COVID-19, prison policy, racial stereotyping, history and politics, psychoanalysis, app development, mathematic…

Incidents & arrests.5-1-21

Americus Fire & Emergency Services (April 22-27) Firefighters responded to 23 calls for medical assistance. Firefighters responded to smoke detector and carbon monoxide detector alarms on Pecan Drive. No hazards were found. Firefighters responded to Rees Park to a report…