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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER Elevated Fluoride Levels Detected in AMERICUS   The City of Americus collected ...

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Americus water supply: what exactly happened and when can we return to normal?

As is well known at this point, the entire City of Americus is under a boil water advisory. ...

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Release from City of Americus on boil water advisory

Advisory in Effect Until Further Notice Americus, May 5, 2022: The City of Americus wants all citizens to ...

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Sumter County High School names new head football coach

Clifford Fedd, the Dutchtown High School Head Football Coach is now the Sumter County Head Football Coach. He ...

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Sumter County COVID-19 update August 12, 2021

Georgia Department of Public Health’s (GA DPH) daily COVID-19 report stated that as of 2:50 pm today, August ...

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Sumter County Board of Education votes to continue virtual learning into 2021-22

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held a called meeting on Monday, July 26, 2021. The meeting ...

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Christopher Hurley, Jr. and Devonte Jamal Tucker wanted in recent series of shootings

  UPDATE: AS OF 2:20 ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH: Devonte Tucker is in custody   Press Release from ...

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Americus Police Department investigating five shootings: assistance from community requested

Update:  February 16, 2021 at 3:56 additional press release from the Americus Police Department Aggravated Assault Investigations The ...

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Sumter County Sheriff Office is offering reward for arson information

There is up to a $1000.00 reward for any information which leads to the arrest and conviction of ...

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Board of Education recount shows tally discrepancy

By: Tracy K. Hall After approving or denying provisional votes, Board of Education (BOE) candidate Abbis Bivins received ...

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Gunfire damage to property and person throughout the weekend

Tracy K. Hall Gunfire rang out throughout Americus starting Friday night, October 30th. The first shots where heard ...

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Sumter County Sheriff’s Department search for escaped inmate continues

Release dated:  October 20, 2020 From:   Col. Eric D. Bryant On Sunday October 18, 2020 Inmate Charlie Lee ...

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String of shootings being investigated.

By:  Tracy K. Hall In what has been described as a drive-by shooting, one man was shot last ...

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Forgery arrest

Release from the Americus Police Department dated September 17, 2020 On August 18, 2020 the Americus Police Department ...

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GBI Arrests Former Law Enforcement Officer for Child Molestation

Andersonville, GA (September 11, 2020) – On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, the GBI arrested Robert Alexander Scott, 69, of ...

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Qualified candidates for the Sumter County School Board election

Sumter County Board of Elections and Voter Registration has released the following list of candidates who have qualified ...

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Sumter County Schools: A Message on Wi-Fi Connections

By: Tracy K. Hall Mike Wilson, Director of Technology for Sumter County Schools (SCS), reports 700 students do ...

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Phoebe Sumter wraps up Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing and plans to restart some Outpatient Services

Albany, Ga. – Beginning Monday, May 11, Phoebe Sumter will restart a limited number of high-priority outpatient surgeries and ...

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West Central Health District COVID-19 Update for Friday 4/10 at 1:00pm

From:  West Central Health District.  Friday April 10, 2020 1:00pm COVID-19 Update. Currently, there are 634 cases in ...

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Kemp announces plan to extend Public Health State of Emergency

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, and House Speaker David Ralston announced plans to extend Georgia’s public health ...

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Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sumter County continue to rise

AMERICUS – According to published reports, the Georgia Department of Public Health states that as of noon on ...

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Georgia shelter-in-place starts 6 p.m. Friday; exempts grocery stores, food pick-up, deliveries

By Beau Evans Staff Writer Capitol Beat News Service Amid the push to curb Coronavirus, a statewide shelter-in-place ...

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Significant increase in the number of positive Coronavirus test results in Sumter County

In the Department of Public Health’s most recent report Tuesday March 31 at noon, there was a significant ...

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COVID-19 testing update from Phoebe Putney Health Systems

From Phoebe Putney Health Systems 3/29/20 12:00 pm Phoebe Reports Sunday COVID-19 Numbers  Albany, Ga. – Over the last ...

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Georgia Department of Public Health COVID-19 Daily Status Report

State numbers for Sumter County are not correct on this update.  According to the Phoebe Sumter Facebook page ...

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Georgia Department of Health Status Report

From Georgia Department of Public Health Report For: 03/27/2020 (12:00 pm) To ensure that the numbers being provided through ...

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Georgia Department of Public Health COVID-19 Daily Status Report 3/26/20 (12:00 pm)

From the Georgia Department of Public Health Report For: 03/26/2020 (12:00 pm) *Note: To ensure the most updated version ...

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Release from the City of Americus: Changes in garbage collection due to COVID-19

3/25/20 from the City of Americus: IMMEDIATE RELEASE TO THE CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF AMERICUS CHANGES IN ...

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