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Americus Police Department releases information on recovered firearms

CITY OF AMERICUS POLICE DEPARTMENT Mark A. Scott, Chief of Police 119 South Lee Street Americus, Georgia 31709 Telephone: (229) 924-3677 Fax: (229) 924-8972 www.americusga.org ... Read more

3 weeks ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Area Beat Report 12/28 to 12/29

Americus PD Media Incident Summary 12/28 to 12/29 12/28 1034 Apt. E8 Elm Avenue Charles Apartments, Theft by Taking – Misdemeanor Unknown, Financial Transaction – ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Clay Jones voted out as Board Chairman of Sumter County BOC

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – The Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) held a Called Meeting on Monday evening, December 28, to discuss ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 12/24 to 12/27/2020

Americus PD Media Incident Summary for 12/24 to 12/27 12/24 106 South Lee St. at Fugham’s Jewelry & Pawn, Damage to Property 108 Woodland Ave., ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus Downtown Windows: The Spirit of Christmas permeates local businesses

AMERICUS – As one drives through the streets of Downtown Americus, one canm see all of the various businesses with beautiful Christmas decorations in their ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus Main Street presents the Parade of Trees at Rylander Park

AMERICUS – As one rides down West Lamar Street in Downtown Americus and drives by the 1800 Mexican Restaurant at night, one cannot possibly miss ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report for 12/17 to 12/23

Americus PD Media Incident Report 12/18 to 12/23 12/17 125 W. Lamar St. at Windsor Hoter, Miscellaneous Report 116 Lynnview Circle, Criminal Trespass 1015 E. ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Remembering Officer La’Warrior Sir’Charles Gardner in a special way

By: Staff Reports When Linda Gardner watched her grandson walk out of her home on Friday, January 17, 2020, little did she know that will ... Read more

1 month ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Willett Way Wonderland: A Christmas tradition

By Harriet Williams and Tracy K. Hall Willet Way Wonderland is something folks look forward to all year round. The neighbors join to welcome Christmas ... Read more

1 month ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Our Deputy Santa is the coolest cat in town!

This is Santa’s busiest time of year. He is busy packing gifts of all sizes. He researched who has done their best and who needs ... Read more

1 month ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Wreathes Across America comes to Andersonville to honor our local fallen heroes

ANDERSONVILLE – It is something that is done every year at this special time. It is something that is done to pay the utmost honor ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Senator David Perdue greets Sumter County

Mike Cheokas, our Georgia House Representative had the joy of introducing Sumter County to Georgia’s Senior Senator, David Perdue. Perdue is making a 125-stop bus ... Read more

1 month ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Candidate Jon Ossoff stops in Americus

Sumter County was a stop on Jon Ossoff’s campaign path. The crowd was excited to welcome him to the Jackson Street Depot for an open-air ... Read more

1 month ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Area Beat Report for 12/17/2020

Americus PD Incident Summary 12/17/2020 12/17 125 W. Lamar St. at Windsor Hotel, Miscellaneous Report 116 Lynnview Dr., Criminal Trespass 1015 E. Furlow St., Damage ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 12/15 to 12/17/2020

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 12/15 to 12/16/2020 Adams, Stephen Boyd, 38 (In Jail), 12/15/2020 2:26 p.m. USMS Holt, Larry, 32 (In Jail), ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Board of Commissioners approves Radar List for Sumter County

AMERICUS – During its virtual Zoom meeting on Tuesday, December 15, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted unanimously to approve the county’s “Radar ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Kappa Sigma brothers at GSW honor late housemother “Aunt Mae” with endowed scholarship ahead of her birthday

By Georgia Southwestern State University   AMERICUS — The Kappa Kappa Chapter of Kappa Sigma fraternity at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) recently brought a ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report for 12/15 and 12/16//2020

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Reports for 12/15/2020 12/15 Adams, Stephen Boyd, 38 (In Jail), 12/15/2020 2:26 p.m., USMS Holt, Larry, 32, 12/15/2020 6:30 ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Eric Austin Taylor-Hair awarded Smallwood-Sondron Law Enforcement Academy scholarship at South Georgia Technical College

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS –  Eric Austin Taylor-Hair of Hawkinsville, GA, was awarded the Smallwood-Sondron Law Enforcement Academy Scholarship at the conclusion of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Media Incident Summary for Americus PD 12/14 12/14 119 South Lee Street Americus Police Department, Miscellaneous Report 1604 A East Forsyth St. at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Coroner Greg Hancock responds to Coroner-Elect’s report to Board of Commissioners

The Americus Times Recorder (ATR) reported on the Sumter County Board of Commissioners’ (BOC) meeting on December 8, 2020. As part of the reporting, the ... Read more

1 month ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Wesley B. Poke receives South Georgia Tech’s Lt. Michael Sangster Law Enforcement scholarship

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Commitment is more than just a word to South Georgia Technical College Law Enforcement Academy Class 20-02 cadet Wesley ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Three suspects arrested in connection with DeSoto shooting

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – On Monday, December 14, deputies from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigations arrested three ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Tech 1967 Electronic graduate returns 53 years later to receive his associate degree with honors

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Jack W. Stanley, a 1967 Electronics graduate, returned to South Georgia Technical College 53 years after his first graduation ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Technical College campuses to close Dec. 21 for holidays and Spring Semester registration delayed until Jan. 11

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) will close its campuses and adult education sites for the holidays from Monday, December ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 12/11 to 12/14

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 12/11 to 12/14   Daniels, Chelsie Nichole, 29, 12/13/2020 6:40 p.m. Affray (Fighting) Daniels, Lawrence Randolph, 12/13/2020 6:53. ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

Mayor and City Council of Americus review 2021 budget and set agenda for December meeting

Mayor Barry Blount and the Americus City Council held the first public hearing on the proposed 2021 budget at the agenda setting meeting on Thursday, ... Read more

1 month ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Board of Education votes to extend virtual learning for another nine weeks

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held two meetings the week of December 7-11, 2020. Ultimately the BOE has decided to continue the virtual ... Read more

1 month ago by TRACY K. HALL.

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