The SumterCounty Sheriff’s Office is holding another Ladies Hand Gun Safety Course on
Thursday October 20th at at the Sumter County Ag Center. This is the classroom portion of the course.
Pre-registration is required due to the limited class size. The shooting range
portion of this course will be on Saturday October 22nd. To sign up,
call Lt. Andy King or Lt. Tony Bobbitt at 924-4094 ext. 232 or 238. This is a
free course and space is limited so sign up today!
The SumterCountyBOE will hold a called meeting tomorrow September 29th at . The purpose of the meeting is to approve
technology equipment and software bids; middle school renovations; School
Resource Officers agreement; tax anticipation note; and personnel matters. The
meeting will be held in the boardroom of the SCSAdministrationBuilding. The public is welcome to attend.
High school football on Friday night will actually FEEL like football
weather! SouthlandAcademy will be at home hosting region rival Deerfield-Windsor and the other
area teams will be on the road. Americus-Sumter travels to Cairo for a region game and MarionCounty will play at Greenville. SchleyCounty is off this week. Kick-off is at Friday night for these games.
The community is invited to a concert by
internationally known artist David Osborne this Saturday October 1st
starting at at FirstBaptistChurch on S. Lee Street. The star-studded event is for the 92nd
birthday of former President Jimmy Carter. Osborne has performed for the
President for the past 30-years. Special guests will be the David Osborne Trio
along with Miss America 2016 and former Miss Georgia Betty Cantrell. She will
be performing 3 selections and will be performing with the Trio. The community
is invited to attend the concert Saturday night.
weather is literally on the way throughout today! Although the rain chances
have diminished ahead of the front, some may see a scattered shower during the
afternoon before the cooler and drier air arrives overnight. Look for plenty of
sunshine with breezy conditions tomorrow and highs in the mid-80s. Lows tonight
will drop into the low 60s and Thursday and Friday nights in the low-to-mid
50s. The cooler and drier weather will stay with us into the weekend.
Americus Police had Monday and Tuesday incidents
available today. Monday’s dayshift incidents included a bad child complaint at 124 Laurel Circle.
Jalen Hill and William Clinton MooreIII were
arrested at 1301
Douglas Circle Monday and charged with 1st degree cruelty to children and
contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
An unruly juvenile complaint was filed Monday at 903 Magnolia Street. Another unruly complaint was made
yesterday at 2000
A theft of a bike occurred Monday at 307 E. Lamar Street.
A shoplifting incident Monday was reported at 1408 E. Forsyth Street.
A burglary was investigated yesterday at 100 Heads Avenue.
A criminal trespass complaint was made on W. Glessner Street.
A simple assault (DVA)
occurred at 720
N. Lee Street.
A possible child abuse case is under further investigation.
Shanneshia Q. Mitchell was arrested at 202 Hosanna Circle for motor vehicle theft and driving
without a license.
Leslie Brook Legg Wellons was arrested for assault and battery at 209 Pineview Drive.
Travis D. Griffin was arrested at 4E 1034 Elm Avenue for assault and battery.
There were several complaints of counterfeit bills yesterday. 2
incidents occurred at 400 Tripp Street where a fake $5 and $10 were reported. A phony $50 bill was turned
over at 1101
Officers worked a combined 7 domestic-related calls and 3 miscellaneous
calls on Monday and Tuesday.
were 4 accidents yesterday with 1 injury complaint.
Deputies were dispatched to 900 SGT Parkway at Hicks Hall in reference to a burglary. Upon
investigation, Marquis D. Bonner was arrested for 1st degree felony
burglary. Investigation to a quantity of marijuana found at 121 Laurel Circle is underway. Deputies conducted 5 traffic
stops yesterday and issued warnings to drivers. A suspicious vehicle complaint
was made at 1681 US 19 south.
In the Sumter County Jail today are: Marquis Dontarius Bonner for 1st
degree felony burglary; Curtis D. Huling-holding for USMS; Alberto Fernando
Islas-holding for USMS; Raven Collette Johnson-back for Court; Shanneshia Qusha
Mitchell for theft of an auto and driving while unlicensed; Charley Ann Pickle
for probation violation; Desmond L. Scott-holding for USMS; and Derrick J.
Truss-holding for USMS.