will have a called meeting at
this afternoon in the boardroom of the SCSAdministrationBuilding.
The purpose of the meeting is for the presentation of the AdvancED Exit Report.
The community is welcome to attend.
will be a called meeting of the Mayor and City Council on Thursday February 26th
The called meeting will be in the meeting room on the third floor of the MunicipalBuilding.
The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss a proposal from police Chief
Brian Carney concerning the Police Department. The public is welcome to attend.
ready for wet weather! Rain will be moving in by the afternoon and it could be
heavy downpours at times. Rainfall totals may reach 1-inch this afternoon in
some areas. Rain continues this evening and will end overnight. Some areas
tonight could see rainfall totals near a half-inch. The rain chance stands at
100% this afternoon and evening. It will be a cool and damp day as well with
highs in the mid-to-upper 40s today and lows overnight back in the upper 30s.
Remember to drive with your headlights on during the rainy conditions—after all
it is a state law!
Obesity Prevention Program kicks off tomorrow night for ages 2-18. The program
will be held from
at the Columns at BoonePark
or better known as the Rec Department. By attending the monthly meetings and
enrolling in the Obesity Prevention Program, a $20 voucher for free fruits and
vegetables will be given to each participating child. Return each month and
weigh in and have your height checked and get another $20 voucher per child.
The fruits and vegetables are made available from Rudy’s Happy Patch in Americus.
This Saturday the 28th
will be a special day—it’s the Memorial Ride for Sambo Singletary. All bikers
will meet at the intersection of US 19 south and US 280 west in Americus.
Assembly will be from
with a safety meeting and prayer from
Kick stands up and riding at 10. All riders from any groups or lone riders are
welcome to join in this memorial ride. The ride is sponsored by Sambo’s family
and all riders will be welcomed.
school basketball ended last night for 2 local girls’ teams. The
Americus-Sumter Lady Panthers season ended 56-51 in the South Campus gym,
losing to Carrollton
in Elite 8 play. The Lady Panthers ended a fine season at 29-2. SouthlandAcademy’s
Lady Raiders season ended in the first round of the playoffs losing 53-38 to
Trinity Christian. This evening the Panthers will be in action. The
Americus-Sumter Panthers will be in Hinesville to play LibertyCounty
As of 8 this morning, the GISA has moved back a day all the boys games that
were scheduled to be played around the state today due to weather concerns. The
Raiders will now play FredericaAcademy
in St. Simons tomorrow evening at .
From Tuesday’s Americus
Police incident reports, a traffic stop was conducted on E.
Lamar Street yesterday. James
Bernard Perry was arrested for driving on a suspended license, no proof of
insurance and operating a motor vehicle while registration is suspended.
Thefts took place from 214
Columbia Avenue and apartment
2 628 Felder Street.
Officers answered domestic calls at 416
Tripp Street, 113-B
Bush Circle and 505
A prowler complaint was made at 703-B
There were only a few miscellaneous calls answered yesterday.
Officers worked 2 accidents with 1 injury.
Tuesday was another fairly quiet day for the SumterCounty
Sheriff’s Deputies. Only 18 total incidents were reported. 5 traffic stops were
conducted. After a stop on Highway 30 west Ryan H. Hutcheson was issued a
citation for operating a vehicle with an expired tag. He was cited and released
at the scene. Warnings were issued in the other traffic cases.
A burglary was investigated at 696
McMath Mill Road. An illegal
dumping case was reported at 251
Albany Annex Road. A suspicious
person complaint was made on the SGTC
Parkway near US 49 north. Deputies
worked 3 accidents yesterday with deer involved in one.
Housed in the SumterCounty
Jail today are Keith Breon Cobey for probation violation and Zachary Glenn
Lynch for a parole violation.