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Area Beat Report May 19

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Hernandez, Jose Cirilo (In Jail), 30, Cruelty to Children First Degree ...

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LaKeitha Ellison awarded SGTC Chief Vanessa Wall Criminal Justice Law Enforcement scholarship

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – LaKeitha Ellison of Butler was awarded the Chief Vanessa Wall Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement ...

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Rezoning Request approved and request for Classification and Compensation Study denied at Americus City Council Meeting

AMERICUS – At its regular meeting on Thursday, May 19, the Americus City Council opened up a public ...

education

GSW’s College of Education receives successful accreditation review

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS, GA (May 19, 2022) – The College of Education (COE) at Georgia Southwestern ...

education

143 Students on President’s List for Spring Semester at South Georgia Technical College

From Staff Reports   South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford recently announced the college’s President’s List ...

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Board of Commissioners votes to deny A Community afFAIR a fairgrounds rental to operate the Sumter County Fair

AMERICUS – At its monthly regular meeting on Tuesday, May 17, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) ...

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Who should be paid overtime and a thank you to a paramedic for saving a life discussed at Sumter County BOC Regular Meeting

AMERICUS – At its monthly regular meeting on Tuesday, May 17, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) ...

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Area Beat Report May 16 to May 18

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary Barron, Stephen Bernard, 46, Theft By Shoplifting/Obstructing Law Enforcement Officers Johnson, Jeffery, 28, ...

education

Ignite College and Career Academy’s JROTC cadets put feet to their values

It has been said one of the most healing and restorative actions someone can take is to be ...

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Area Beat Report May 16 to May 17, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Barron, Stephen Bernard, 46, Theft By Shoplifting/Obstructing or hindering law enforcement ...

education

Charittie Walker awarded SGTC Smallwood-Sondron Law Enforcement Academy scholarship

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Charittie Walker of Arabi, GA, was awarded the Smallwood-Sondron Law Enforcement Academy ...

education

Caterpillar Dealers from the Southeast serve on SGTC Advisory Committee

From Staff Reports   Americus, GA – South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford met with representatives ...

education

GSW’s Canes Central wins Georgia Historic Trust Preservation Award

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS (May 10, 2022) — Canes Central, previously known as the ACE Skills Center, ...

education

Georgia Southwestern celebrates nearly 300 graduates at 2022 Spring Commencement

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS, GA (May 16, 2022) – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) recognized approximately 293 ...

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Area Beat Report May 12 to May 15

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Burton, Santoria Nicole (Bonded Out), 30, Criminal Trespass Cromer, Amanda Renae ...

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Respect. Honor. Gratitude. May 15-21 is National Police Week

We gathered. We gathered to both celebrate and remember. It was a rich moment in time that demands ...

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Update on early voting for May 24 election day

Sumter County is holding early voting for the May 24th election day. To date, 691 residents have cast ...

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Area Beat Report May 11

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Aguilar-Hernandez, Jose Imber (In Jail), 34, Sentenced Calloway, Dayton Rashard (In ...

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Greene’s request for conference center and contract to maintain outdoor weather siren approved at Sumter County BOC Work Session

AMERICUS – At its monthly work session on Tuesday, May 10, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) ...

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Area Beat Report May 8 to May 10, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Brown, Davinci Lawrence (In Jail), 21, Criminal Damage to Property – ...

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On National Day of Prayer, there is a simple pause

“The first thing we have to do is pause. It’s important to pause. If we fail to pause ...

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Area Beat Report May 6 to May 8

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Cliatt, Chassity Marie (In Jail), 44, Housing for Schley County Floyd, ...

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Area Beat Report May 5 to May 6

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Cook, Alaya Sharlyn (In Jail), 39, Aggravated Assault Coy, Joshua Allen ...

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Area Beat Report May 4 to May 5

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Flowers, Kentavious Demarcus ( In Jail), 21, Probation Violation Riggins, Jesse ...

business

Destination Sweet Spot

If you were on Elm Avenue around lunch on Thursday, April 21, 2022, you likely noticed there was ...

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Area Beat Report April 28 to May 4

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary McCoy, Cordarieus Reshon (In Jail), 30, Illegal possession of controlled substance/Abandonment ...

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Area Beat Report April 26 to May 2

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Cannon, Yana Tomeka (In Jail), 42, City Probation Leverette, Jaquan Desmond ...

community

Time to register for Prison to Peanuts Ride is running out

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Sumter Cycling will be holding its annual Prison to Peanuts Ride on ...

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