This is meeting week. As Presidentís Day is celebrated, the Jimmy
Carter National Historic Site will re-broadcast the 2016 Presidentís Day
program highlighting the 100th anniversary of the National park Service
in 2016 and will start at 11 this morning in the Plains High School auditorium.
Today at ,
the Walk of Fame Committee of the City of Americus
meets in the boardroom of the PublicSafetyBuilding
downtown. The meeting is open to the community.
The Weed Control meeting for all crops will be at 6 this evening at
the Sumter County Ag Center at 127 William Bowen Pointe. UGA Specialists will
present the program. With your attendance, you can earn 1-hour credit towards
your private and/or commercial pesticide license.
The monthly meeting of the SumterCounty
Board of Commissioners is tomorrow evening at in the Commissioners room at
Courthouse. The meeting is open for the community to attend.
The monthly meeting of the Alexander H. Stephens Camp, Sons of
Confederate Veterans will be at 7 tomorrow night at the American Legion Hall on
Boulevard. All members and
friends of the Sons of Confederate Veterans are invited to attend.
(Community Emergency Response Team) meets at tomorrow evening at the old
National Guard building on Adderton
is looking for volunteers who may be interested in receiving training on search
and rescue and emergency preparedness. For questions, contact CERT
coordinator Lindsay Joiner at 942-4977 or Robin Albritton at 938-5149.
The City of Americus
will host a Transportation Q&A on Wednesday from in Council
Chambers of the PublicSafetyBuilding
to offer answers to your questions concerning the Cityís transportation changes.
If you have any questions, contact Josh Roth at 924-4411 ext. 238.
The monthly meeting of the Mayor and City Council will be on
Thursday at 5 in Council Chambers of the PublicSafetyBuilding.
The community is invited to attend.
is Presidentís Day and compared to some other holidays, there will not be much
of a disruption in daily activities. Banks and the Post Office are closed
today. City and County offices ARE
open for business as usual today. Most schools are in session today except for
students at SouthlandAcademy
who are taking the holiday off. Georgia Southwestern and South
are in session today as well.
Sumter County is contiguous to Crisp County,
which has received the presidential disaster declaration due to the severe
storms and tornadoes from January. Therefore, SumterCounty
businesses and nonprofits are eligible for economic injury disaster loans, for
any revenue losses due to the disaster. A business recovery center is set up at
125 Pine Avenue
from 8 to 5 Monday through Friday. Interested applicants can also call
1-800-659-2955 or go online to sba.gov to receive loan applications.
Police were busy this past weekend mainly with domestic issues. Officers
responded to 14 domestic-related calls. Responding to a domestic at 415 Poplar,
Charcia A. Sims was arrested for an outstanding warrant. Adan Catalon Andres
was arrested for assault and battery from a domestic with injuries at 426 S.
Autos were entered at 618 E. Church (unlocked) and at 951
Criminal trespass complaints were made at 202 and 200 Manhattan
Street; 442 Oak Street; 220 Barnum Drive; 1711 E. Lamar; and at 236 Wanda Way
early this morning.
Cal B. Daniels and Lawrence Daniels were each arrested for battery
after officers responded to a fight at 1113
N. Lee Street.
A 1st degree forgery was reported and a counterfeit bill
was turned over to police.
Interference with custody was reported to police for investigation.
A juvenile was arrested at 109-A Bessie Mays
Circle and charged with unruly
A traffic stop was conducted on W. Glessner at Hancock and Jonathan
Van Mack was arrested for possession of marijuana-less than an ounce.
Michael Tyler Lynn was arrested at 120 N. Lee and charged with
public intoxication and consumption by a minor.
Thefts took place from 795-E
Hawkins Street and at 433
A reckless conduct incident involving a juvenile in the Ridge
Street and Gail
Street area remains under
A hit-ní-run accident was reported at 1332
S. Lee Street.
There were 3 weekend accidents
that had 2 injury complaints. After an accident investigation on MLK
Boulevard, AdrianSanta Maria-Reyes
was arrested and charged with driving without a license.
Sheriffís Deputies were busy over the weekend conducting 28 traffic
stops. Charges were issued ranging from speeding to DUI to possession of
marijuana. Suspicious person complaints were made on Tommy Warren at Phil
Jones Road, 141
Beauchamp Road and apartment
702 900 Southwestern Circle. Domestic disturbances
occurred at 764 Bumphead Road,
Lot 16 971 Brady Road,
174 Ginger Drive
and at 124 Pecan Terrace. A burglary was investigated at 127
Mills Road near Smithville. A theft
took place from 385 Highway 30 west. Suspicious vehicles were spotted on US 49
south and at 297 Ed Carson Road.
There were 3 weekend accidents worked by a Deputy with 1 deer-related accident.
In the Sumter County Jail today are: Judy Mae Bailey for felony
failure to appear; Caluirl Bernard Daniels for battery; Lawrence Daniels for
battery; James Larry Davis for terroristic threats and acts; Kelvin Donta
Gordon for probation violation; Michael Brian Hancock for theft by deception;
Sammie Lee Jackson for obstruction and battery; Charcia Sims for criminal
trespass; Bryan Richard Smith for felony escape and probation violation; and
Mack Arthur Thompson for marijuana possession-less than an ounce/ obstruction/
giving a false name to law enforcement/ and probation violation. 10 bonded out
over the weekend. 1 was released for time served and 1 was released to another