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Mrs. Bennie Mae Combs Foster  was born  on April 4, 1932 in Americus, Sumter County, Georgia to the parentage of the late Mr. Bennie Combs and the late Mrs. Zula Mae Warren Combs. She was educated in the public schools of ...

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Barbara Ann Carson

The life of Barbara Ann Carson began on September 8th, 1963 in Americus, GA to the late parent of Rushie Bell Minnis and James Leroy Minnis. She attended the public schools in Americus, GA and Riley Technical Institute. She was...

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Alfred Cranna Bromfield, Jr.

Alfred Cranna Bromfield, Jr. age 49 passed on May 10, 2016 at Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia. A wake service will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, 607 Kaigler Street,...

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Hattie Minter Jones

Hattie Minter Jones, age 88, passed Friday, May 20, 2016 at Saint Francis Hospital, Columbus, Georgia. The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 110 South McDuffie...

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Richard Wells

Funeral services for Mr. Richard Wells will be conducted Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 3:00 at New Hope Baptist Church, Montezuma, Georgia. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery. Richard Wells, son of the late Sylvester Wells and...

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Ms. Vernita Ann West

Funeral services for Ms. Vernita Ann West of Oglethorpe, Georgia will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 11:00 at Jehovah Baptist Church, Oglethorpe, Georgia with Pastor Glenn Martin Bryant officiating. Interment will follow...

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Mrs. Lille Mae Price-Bishop

Graveside services for Mrs. Lille Mae Price-Bishop of Americus, Georgia will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 11:A.M. at the Eastview Cemetery with Elder Major Rhodes officiating. Mrs. Lille Mae Price-Bishop was born April 4,...

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Master Blake Christopher Busbee

Graveside services for Master Blake Christopher Busbee, age 15 of Americus, Georgia will be held on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Sunset Memorial Gardens on Upper River Road in Americus, Georgia.Visitation will be held...

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Elder Leila Maddox Mathis was born in Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia on October 28, 1946 to the parentage of the late Mr. Booker T. Maddox and the late Mrs. Catherine Wade Maddox. She received her education in the public...

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Deacon Oscar Douglas Simpson, Jr. or “Brother/ OJ” as he was fondly known, was born on September 7, 1950 in Sumter County, Georgia to the late Oscar Simpson, Sr. and the late Mary Lou Hawkins.  He was the second of four siblings...

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5 Money Moves For College Grads

By Stacey Tisdal Tis’ the season when many young people are leaving their academic lives and stepping out into the working world. It’s also an opportunity for college graduates to make financial moves that can help them set a...

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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