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Mr. Charlie Flint, Jr.

Graveside services for Mr. Charlie Flint Jr., affectionately known as “Jap” age 75, of Americus, Georgia will be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at the Eastview Cemetery in Americus, Georgia with Rev. Robert...

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Ben King, Sr.

  Ben King, Sr., age 52, 1010 Union Street, Vienna, Georgia passed Monday, August 10, 2015. The funeral service will be conducted 2:00 P.M., Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Quebec Baptist Church, 3931 Georgia Highway 26 West,...

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Queen Esther Tookes Minter

Queen Esther Tookes Minter, age 64, 560 Minter Road, Ellaville, Georgia passed Saturday August 15, 2015 at Emory Midtown Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia.The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday August 22, 2015 at...

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Mr. Tellias Welborn, Jr.

Funeral services for Mr. Tellias J. Welborn age 23 of Americus, Georgia will be held on Friday, August 14, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at the Church of Christ on Williams Road in Americus, Georgia with Pastor Courtney Moore officiating....

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Mrs. Ella Ruth Sims Durham

Funeral services for Mrs. Ella Ruth Sims Durham of Americus, GA will be held Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 3:00 P.M. at the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Plains GA with Overseer Johnny Lundy officiating. Burial will follow at the...

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Mr. Jimmy Bartlett

Mr. Jimmy Bartlett, affectionately called “Danny” was born in Sumter County, Georgia on February 17, 1947 to the parentage of the late Mr. Leonard Bartlett and the late Mrs. Ludie Mae Waters Bartlett. He received his education...

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Mrs. Alvida Demetreal Jones-Mann

Mrs. Alvida Demetreal Jones-Mann was born in Americus, Georgia on November 1, 1972 to the parents of Ms. Pamela Jackson-Breedlove and Mr. Fred Jones. She received her education in the public schools of Sumter County. At an early...

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Mr. Paul Thomas, Sr.

Mr. Paul Thomas, Sr. was born on December 6, 1943 in Buena Vista, Marion County, Georgia on December 6, 1943 to the parentage of the late Deacon Woodrow Thomas, Sr. and the late Mrs. Mildred Jackson Thomas. He was educated in...

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Dea. Daniel Tatum, Sr.

August 25, 1935 was a beautiful day when I was blessed to be born to my now late parents, Artie Tatum and Mary Frances Robertson Tatum. They named me Daniel Tatum. My life’s journey led me to accept the Lord as my Savior as I...

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Mr. Edward Hicks was born in Sumter County, Georgia on December 14, 1958 to the parentage of the late Mr. James Hicks and the late Mrs. Emma Lee Styles Hicks. He received his education in the public schools of Sumter County, he...

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Tiffany Nicole Prince will celebrate her birthday on February 19.


Nancy Green was recently chosen as the ASHS Teacher of the Month for December 2017.


Mr. Dwayne Darrell Holmes Nov. 4, 1968 – Feb. 10, 2018
“Gone Too Soon”


House of Cards, The Wire actor Reg E. Cathey dead at 59.


LeBron and the new additions to the Cavaliers roster seems to have given the team a spark.

January 2018 Vol. XX No. 12