The monthly meeting of the Mayor and City
Council is at 5 this afternoon. The meeting will now be held in the Lecture
Hall of the new NursingBuilding on the GSW campus. The community is invited to attend.
Join the AmericusSumter
Payroll Development Authority, PharmaCentra, ConCentra Solutions and PetCareRx
for a job expansion announcement and ribbon cutting ceremony this evening at at the ContactCenter located at 105 Industrial Drive in Americus. A facility visit will be made available from to
today. The community is invited out for this momentous occasion.
Local News has school information today. The
Americus-Sumter homecoming parade will be tonight around through the downtown area. Drivers need to be aware of the
High school football in the area tomorrow night
has Southland Academy playing at Terrell Academy; Schley County plays Taylor
County in Butler; Columbus High visits Marion County; and it’s homecoming as
Americus-Sumter will host Albany High. All games tomorrow night will kick-off
at . It has been announced that last week’s weather-shortened
game last Friday night between Americus-Sumter and Thomas County Central will
be finished one week from tonight on September 25th at 7pm.
Admission is free according to the latest information from Thomasville.
SumterCounty Head Start/Early Head Start will be having the first Male
Involvement Meeting tomorrow September 19th at at the school on Cherokee Street. A light breakfast will be served. Fathers or positive
male figures are urged to attend this important meeting.
The community is encouraged to attend the POW/MIA
Recognition events going on at Georgia Southwestern. The “Some Gave All Wall”
will be on display at the StudentSuccessCenter on campus today. Activities will be held at Andersonville and Georgia Southwestern tomorrow. A Missing in Action
Memorial service will be held at the AndersonvilleNationalCemetery at
tomorrow morning. A ceremony on the GSW campus in the Storm Dome will start at
5 tomorrow afternoon and will conclude with a Candlelight Service at 8 in the
Storm Dome. All the events will wrap up on Saturday. The community is
encouraged to attend.
From Wednesday’s Americus Police incident reports, a financial transaction card
fraud is being investigated.
Shanneshia Reynolds was arrested at 128-B Academy Street for aggravated assault (DVA) and cruelty to children following a domestic situation.
A criminal trespass complaint was made at 220 Tripp Street.
A theft took place from apartment 127 130 Lonnie Lane.
Following a traffic stop at this morning on GSW University Drive, Stephanie Monson was arrested for DUI-refusal and failure
to maintain lane.
This morning at , a domestic situation on Ashby Street led to the arrest of a juvenile who was charged with
aggravated assault (DVA) and making terroristic threats.
A hit-n-run accident occurred at 100 W. Lamar Street.
2 accidents in the City yesterday. There were other domestic-related and
miscellaneous calls answered by officers in the past 24-hour period.
One week from tonight on September 25th, the 27th
annual Taste of Sumter will be held on Jackson Street in downtown Americus. The annual event will be from to and
will feature food and fun for the entire family. Admission is $5 which includes
$3 in food tokens. Additional tokens will be available. Entertainment will be
from Brandon Wheeler.
The SumterCounty Sheriff’s Office had 2 civil disturbance calls yesterday,
one of which led to the arrest of Clifford E. gay for disorderly conduct at 999 Southerfield Road. Deputies also responded to a domestic situation
yesterday. 10 traffic stops were conducted. Jeania S. Benedict was issued a
speeding citation on the Bumphead Road near Learning Lane. Tanquire S. Hosley was issued a speeding citation also on
Road at Learning Lane. Patricia H. Larkin was given a speeding citation on Georgia 49. Kendreka L. Griffin was issued a traffic citation for
failure to obey a stop sign on Highway 49 at the bypass. Christopher D.
Smallwood was given a speeding ticket on Highway 30. Deputies worked 2
The following are currently housed in the SumterCountyJail: Travis Deon Foster for southwestern probation; Eddie
Jerome Mercer for probation violation; Kimberly Jean Platten for probation
violation; Shanneshia Reynolds for aggravated assault/cruelty to children; and
Sean Michael Ware for speeding/driving on a suspended license.