Americus going pink Oct. 10

Mayor Barry Blount has declared Oct. 10 as "Paint the Town Pink Day" in Americus, Ga.

He is asking everyone to wear pink to promote awareness of breat cancer. October is Breat Cancer Awareness Month.

Members of Zeta Tau Alpha and Alpha Kappa Alpha have placed pink ribbons around town and will be passing out information at local businesses the next few weekends.

Sumter Regional Hospital East is offering discount mammograms.