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Kiwanis Club hears from Rep. Mike Cheokas and candidate Joyce Barlow

Tracy K. Hall The Americus Kiwanis Club gathered together as they typically do on Friday, September 23, 2022, ...

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GSW raises nearly $95,000 on Day of Giving from 45 states

By Chelsea Collins AMERICUS — In just 24 hours, Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) raised a total of ...

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School District Seeks Community Input to Develop Strategic Plan

Staff reports The Sumter County School District is embarking on a strategic planning process that requires input from ...

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Word to the wise this Labor Day

This Monday, September 5, 2022, the nation will celebrate Labor Day. Labor Day serves as a signpost for ...

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Eric Finch Recognized for His Service to the Boys and Girls Club

By: Tracy K. Hall Tim Wofford, Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club of Albany which oversees ...

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Gold Star EMS Director Charles Proctor explains to Sumter County Board of Commissioners the alleged lack of ambulance service back on August 1 of this year

AMERICUS – At the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) regular meeting on Tuesday, August 16, Gold Star ...

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Area Beat Report August 17 and 18

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Ewings, Wayne Cecil (Sentenced), 56, Sentenced Harris, Carlos Ramon (In Jail), ...

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Area Beat Report August 16 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Darity, Caleb Lewis (In Jail), 24, Housing for Macon County Davis, ...

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Happy Birthday Rosalynn Carter! Celebrating with Georgia Farm Bureau and Georgia Library System

The Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail is partnering with Georgia Public Library Service and the Georgia Farm Bureau to ...

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SUMTER COUNTY RESIDENT WINS DISTINGUISHED AWARD FOR YOUTH INFLUENCE

(TUCKER, Ga., August 12, 2022) — Dr. Crystal R. Perry of Sumter County was recently awarded the William ...

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Area Beat Report August 15 and 16

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Burke, Wanda Jean (In Jail), 55, Theft By Deception – Felony ...

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Area Beat Report Aug 12 to 15

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Coley, Derrick Dexter (In Jail), 59, Simple Battery-Family Violence/Terroristic Threats and ...

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Area Beat Report August 10 and 11

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Barthell, Allen Teremain (In Jail), 38, Felony Murder/Aggravated Assault/Probation Violation Hosley, ...

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Concern over lack of ambulance service in Sumter County expressed at Board of Commissioners Work Session

AMERICUS – Near the end of its monthly work session on Tuesday, August 9, the Sumter County Board ...

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Area Beat Report August 8 through 11

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary Barthell, Hakeem Deon, 27, Driving while license suspended or revoked/Adult Seat Belt Violation ...

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Get N Go gets alcoholic beverage license, 2022 JAG Grant approved and purchase of new vehicle approved at BOC Work Session

AMERICUS – At its August Work Session on Tuesday, August 9, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) ...

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Sumter Cycling to hold Kids Bike Fest at Georgia Southwestern

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Sumter Cycling will be holding a Kids Bike Fest with Mayor Lee ...

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Area Beat Report August 8

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Incident Reports 8/8 900 Southwestern Circle at 2:32 a.m., Loud Music 1678 GA ...

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Area Beat Report August 4 to August 8

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bateman, Bradford Deron (In Jail), 34, Driving while license suspended or ...

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Area Beat Report August 4, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Deriso, Corey Davonte (Rebook), 27, Aggravated Assault/Obstructing or hindering law enforcement officers/Possession of ...

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Sumter Cycling to host First Saturday Ride on Saturday, August 6

Sumter Cycling to host First Saturday Ride on Saturday, August 6   From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – ...

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Area Beat Report August 3

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Green, Ashley Nicole (Bonded Out), 24, Aggravated Assault/Affray (Fighting) Smith, Otis ...

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Area Beat Report August 2

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Barthell, Hakeem Deon (In Jail), 27, Driving while license suspended or ...

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Area Beat Report July 29 to August 1

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Aldridge, Sheila Teresa (In Jail), 47, Fianncial Transaction/Card Fraud Dugger, Sherdica ...

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Mayor and City Council of Americus approve going forward with changing the public comment rules

The Mayor and City Council of Americus met for their regular meeting on Thursday, July 29, 2022. This ...

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Well over 200 school items given out at Back to School Bash

AMERICUS – On a hot Thursday afternoon on July 28, numerous vehicles went through a drive-thru at Lenny’s ...

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Area Beat Report July 27

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Chambliss, Belinda Ann (In Jail), 44, City Probation Ewings, Wayne Cecil ...

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Area Beat Report July 26

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary King, Kent Cordell (In Jail), 38, Probation Violation Martin, Charles Edward ...

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