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Phoebe Sumter Medical Center to hold meetings in early February

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Phoebe Sumter Medical Center will be holding a Professional Affairs Committee meeting ...

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One goal: to feed the world

Tracy K. Hall We have new lover of Sumter County. Chelsea Lopez is serving us as UGA’s and ...

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Americus City Council has its say on the recent shootings

Tracy K. Hall   Because of inclement weather the agenda setting meeting was canceled and the City of ...

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Nominations made, VOCA Grant paperwork approved and roads for TSPLOST discussed at BOC Regular Meeting

AMERICUS – The Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) held its monthly regular meeting on Tuesday, January 17 ...

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Sylvia Roland named Chair of the BOE, head football coach, Clifford Fedd is released from contract after one season

Tracy K. Hall After being rescheduled due to inclement weather, the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) met ...

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Area Beat Report January 12

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary NO ARRESTS Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Incident Reports 1/12 South ...

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Area Beat Report January 4, 2023

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Lee, Raymond Louis, (Back from Prison), 40, Theft by Taking/Burglary McDonald, ...

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Area Beat Report January 3, 2023

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Dice, Kelsey Kentrell (In Jail), 29, Battery – Family Violence 1st ...

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Sumter Cycling to host First Saturday Ride of 2023

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Sumter Cycling will be holding its first Saturday Ride of the new ...

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Area Beat Report December 30, 2022 through January 3, 2023

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary Cotton, Marquavis Jamal, 30, Disorderly Conduct Cross, Kenneth Anthony, 41, Criminal Trespass Davis, ...

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Area Beat Report December 29 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Smith, Nicholas Christian (In Jail), 33, Distribution of a controlled substance/Theft By Taking – ...

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Area Beat Report December 28

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Arguijo, Russell (In Jail), 45, Public Drunkenness Sumter County Sheriff’s Office ...

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GBI Investigates Death in Sumter County, GA

Sumter County (December 22, 2022) – The GBI is investigating the death of an Americus man after a ...

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Public Hearings, updating zoning ordinances and SPLOST funds discussed at BOC Regular Meeting

AMERICUS – The Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) met on Tuesday evening, December 20, for their monthly ...

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Area Beat Report December 19

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Dowsey, Clifford Allen (In Jail), 41, Battery/Simple Battery/Criminal Trespass/Cruelty to Children ...

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Area Beat Report December 16 through 19

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Adams, Zachariah Luke (Bonded Out), 38, False Statements or Writings, Conceal ...

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2023 Budget for the City of Americus has been approved

Tracy K. Hall On December 15, 2022, the Americus City Council met for the regular meeting. Kelvin Pless ...

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Budget, employee incentives, sign ordinance and business for 2023 were addressed by Americus City Council

  Tracy K. Hall Mayor and City Council of Americus met on 12.08.22 for their monthly agenda setting ...

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Area Beat Report December 6, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Davis, Moses Lee (In Jail), 56, Probation Violation Jennings, Stuart (In ...

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Area Beat Report December 2 through 5, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bradley, Willie Thomas (In Jail), 54, Aggravated Assault Gaston, Denarius Otyveon ...

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Soundtrack to December 7, 2016

  Tracy K. Hall We don’t remember 9:40am on December 7, 2016, for its silence. But perhaps, for ...

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Phoebe Sumter Hospice Wants You to Know Your Options

Press Release from PSMC (Americus, GA) – November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and in recognition, ...

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Capt. Henry Wirz Memorial Service met with much fanfare

James Gaston The 47th annual Capt. Henry Wirz Memorial Service was held in the town of Andersonville recently.  ...

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Nelson Brown decides to take over issues in Kelvin Pless’ district

  Tracy K. Hall On the combined agenda setting and voting meeting of the city council on 11.17.22 ...

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Rezoning, ordinances, overcharges and waivers on alcohol license law discussed at Americus City Council

Tracy K. Hall The Mayor and City Council of Americus met on 11.17.22 for just shy of three ...

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Angela Smith to be honorary tree lighter at annual Phoebe Sumter Lights of Love Ceremony

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Phoebe Sumter Foundation is excited to announce that the honorary tree ...

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Area Beat Report November 16, 2022

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Nelson, Ty’sean Dante (In Jail), 22, Probation Violation Pope, Brandon Emanuel ...

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Sumter County Board of Commissioners considers proposed road signs to honor local FFA national champion

AMERICUS – At its November regular meeting on Tuesday evening, November 15, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners ...

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