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Americus Mayor and City Council vote on ordinance regarding fireworks

Mayor and city council met on Thursday 7.22.21 to vote on July’s business. After recognition of guests and citizen comments, a public hearing was held ... Read more

1 day ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Georgia Southwestern contributes nearly $90 million economic impact on region

AMERICUS, GA (July 21, 2021) — Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is an essential economic powerhouse for the region, contributing $89.7 million to Georgia’s economic output in ... Read more

2 days ago by admin.

Area Beat Report 7/17 to 7/21/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/17 to 7/20/2021 Drake, Matthew Charles, 37, 7/20/2021 10:40 a.m., Driving without valid license/Speeding/Acquiring license plate for purpose of concealing ... Read more

3 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/19 to 7/20/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/19 to 7/20/2021 Pope, Brandon Emanuel, 34, 7/19/2021 4:27 p.m., Warrant Executed Sanford, Cedrick S., 33, 7/19/2021 8:48 p.m., Aggravated ... Read more

4 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/16 to 7/19/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/16 to 7/18/2021 Edwards, Lamar Chavar, 22, 7/17/2021 2:18 a.m., Assault and Battery Holtzcloth, Reginald K., 33, 7/16/2021 10:55 p.m., ... Read more

5 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/14 to 7/16/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/15 to 7/16/2021 Aycock, Spencer Roy (Bonded Out), 29, 7/15/2021 10:47 p.m., Battery – Family Violence/Cruelty to Children ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Technical College hosts Jefferson State officials

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford hosted officials from Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, AL ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/13 to 7/15/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/13/2021 Reynolds, Sydarius Devontae (In Jail), 31, 7/13/2021 2:54 p.m., USMS Ware, Lamuel Scott-Olin (In Jail), 31, 7/13/2021 ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area bet Report 7/12 to 7/14/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/13 to 7/14/2021 Dede, Precious, 32, 7/13/2021 8:03 a.m., False Report of a Crime Hale, Adishia Shanice, 24, 7/13/2021 12:27 ... Read more

1 week ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/12 to 7/13/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/12 to 7/13/2021 Daniel, Andrew Lee (In Jail), 52, 7/13/2021 12:22 a.m., Aggravated Stalking/Criminal Trespass/DUI-Alcohol/Possession of open alcohol ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Solar Americus and Payroll Development Authority to have bonds validated

On July 13, 2021, at 9:30am, a superior court judge will be ruling on whether to validate and confirm the Americus-Sumter Payroll Development Authority Taxable ... Read more

2 weeks ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Nutrien establishes another endowed scholarship at South Georgia Tech

By Su Ann Bird AMERICUS – Nutrien, the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services, continued its support of South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/9 to 7/12/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Report 7/9 to 7/11/2021 Davis, Derrick Jermaine (Bonded Out), 39, 7/9/2021 5:09 a.m., Failure to Appear Folds, Matthew Michael ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/8 to 7/9/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/8 to 7/9/2021 Davis, Derrick Jermaine (In Jail), 39, 7/9/2021 5:09 a.m., Failure to Appear Deriso, Courtney Nicole ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Board of Education discusses contingency planning and dress code

During the regular meeting of the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) on July 8, 2021, a concern was presented over being fully prepared for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Area Beat Report 7/7 to 7/8/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/7 to 7/8/2021 Brown, Eldrick Antwan (Rebook), 32, 7/7/2021 2:08 p.m., Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Battery/Armed Robbery/Possession of firearm ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

New scholarship established at South Georgia Tech in honor of Mark Brooks

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – A new South Georgia Technical College Foundation scholarship was established recently in honor of South Georgia Technical College ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/1 to 7/7/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/1 to 7/6/2021 Clark, Jermaine Oneill (In Jail), 32, 7/2/2021 6:17 p.m., Driving while license suspended or revoked/Seat ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter BOE applies for over $24 million in federal funding

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held their working meeting on July 6, 2021. The meeting ran close to 2.5 hours with federal funding ... Read more

2 weeks ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Area Beat Report 6/30 to 7/1/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Report 6/30 to 7/1/2021 Brooks, Lashonda Nicole (Bonded Out), 28, 6/30/2021 8:27 a.m., Driving while license suspended or revoked/Speeding ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC Leadership team provides tour for new Sumter County Chamber CEO Amber Batchelor

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) President Dr. John Watford and the college’s senior leadership team hosted new Sumter ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 6/29 to 6/30/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 6/29 to 6/30/2021 Phillips, William Matthew (Bonded Out), 49, 6/29/2021 4:32 p.m., Sexual Exploitation of Children Smith, Samuel ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 6/28 to 6/29/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 6/28 to 6/29/2021 Haugabook, Thomas (In Jail), 28, 6/28/2021 5:02 p.m., Items prohibited for possession by inmates/Criminal Street ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Grateful Threads celebrates veterans

Grateful Threads, a local group of ladies who volunteer their time and talents towards making quilts for groups across Sumter County presented their gifts to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Area Beat Report 6/24 to 6/28/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 6/24 to 6/28/2021 Boyton, Coneshia Louise (In Jail), 37, 6/24/2021 3:05 a.m., Battery Brown, Nairobi Tyreke (In Jai), ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 6/23 to 6/24/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 6/23 to 6/24/2021 Blount, Alexis Janai (Bonded Out), 18, 6/23/2021 11:08 a.m., Theft By Shoplifting Boyton, Coneshia Louise ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 6/17 to 6/22/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 6/18 to 6/21/2021 Franks, Delia Denise (In Jail), 34, 6/18/2021 4:15 p.m., Failure to Appear Howard, Jordan Lee ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

The Kinnebrew Company to change ownership

By:  Leila Sisson Case The Kinnebrew Company, a downtown Americus business specializing in men’s and women’s upscale apparel, has been a family owned business since ... Read more

1 month ago by admin.

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