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Georgia CitizenCorps Sherrif’s Auxiliary Volunteer Program Classes Begin Soon

PRESS RELEASE AMERICUS, GEORGIA – The role of law enforcement in safeguarding communities is pivotal, andthe Sumter County ...

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Latimore Recognized Prior to Commissioner Vote Against Democratic Nominee for Board of Elections Rhonda Reddick

The Commissioners meeting on January 9th was well attended, with the District Chair of the Democratic Party Will ...

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One Americus Man Arrested Following a Drug Investigation in Sumter County, GA

Press Release: Sumter County, GA (January 10, 2024) – The GBI has arrested and charged Juan Antonious Boone, ...

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Sumter County Democratic Committee Discusses Chairman Waddell’s Attempt to Influence Party Nominee for the Board of Elections

The Sumter County Democratic Committee held a meeting on January 6th. The meeting was called after the chair, ...

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Marriages and Divorces for December

Marriages for December Taylor Wayne Hart and Morgan Lee Gatlin married on 12/23/2023 Christopher Jason Brown and Ayani ...

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Bobby Hancock-Harris Announces Candidacy for Coroner

AMERICUS – Bobby Hancock-Harris of Americus has announced his candidacy for the office of Sumter County coroner. In ...

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County Commissioner’s Approve Lobbyist and Discuss Board of Elections Attorney

On the 12th of December, the County Commissioners reconvened in the Board of Commissioners room after deciding to ...

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Area Beat Report December 15 through 18, 2023

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Banks, Dominique Antonio (Bonded Out), 35, Theft By Shoplifting Coley, Derrick ...

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Healthy Sumter distributes 500 boxes of produce this past weekend

By Marcus Johnson   AMERICUS – Healthy Sumter distributed 150 fresh produce boxes to students and staff at ...

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Downtown Development Proposes Making Jackson Street More Pedestrian Friendly

The Downtown Development Board met December 12th at 11:00 on the third floor of the City of Americus ...

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Sumter Cycling presents Bike to Andersonville to lay wreaths

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Cyclists are encouraged to join Sumter Cycling on a ride to Andersonville ...

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Phoebe Sumter Tree Lighting Ceremony to be held December 14

By Marcus Johnson     AMERICUS – This holiday season, hope will shine bright at Phoebe Sumter Medical ...

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Area Beat Report November 27, 2023

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Cheeseboro, Cedric Lamar (Sentenced), 36, Sentenced Dowell, Maurice Treon (In Jail), ...

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County Commissioners Discuss Vacancies After Elections Workers Resign in Protest

After the November 14th meeting of the Board of Commissioners discussed rezoning land for a solar field, Chairman ...

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Healthy Sumter to host Fresh Produce Giveaway on Saturday, November 18

Healthy Sumter will be hosting a fresh produce giveaway on Saturday, November 18, at 10 a.m. at the ...

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Area Beat Report November 16, 2023

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Hudson, Deontae Marquis (In Jail), 30, Tampering with evidence – felony/Manufacturing, ...

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Area Beat Report November 15, 2023

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Barnes, Jonathan (In Jail), 40, Possession of a firearm by a ...

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Area Beat Report November 14, 2023

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Hicks, Christopher Antonio (In Jail), 38, Financial Transaction/Card Fraud Hunt, Samuel ...

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The Board of Commissioners Hears a Request to Rezone Land for Solar

The Board of Commissioners met on November 14th. Planning & Zoning Administrator Heather Tyler presented the zoning board’s ...

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Area Beat Report Monday, November 13, 2023

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Carter, Malik Dijontae (Sentenced), 27, Sentenced to serve four days Gomes, ...

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City Council Discusses Lawn Maintenance and Speeders

The Americus City Council discussed issues with lawn maintenance. Public works director Mike Sistrunk addressed the Council, stating ...

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Area Beat Report November 10 through 13, 2023

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Boone, Raquan Jamal (In Jail), 23, Probation Violation Breedlove, Deondrea Lamarquis ...

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Sumter County Board of Commissioners November Work Session to be held in different location

From Staff Reports   AMERICUs – The Sumter County Board of Commissioners Work Session Meeting on Tuesday, November ...

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PSMC to host Healthy Sumter Fresh Produce Giveaway

From Staff Reports     AMERICUS – Phoebe Sumter Medical Center will be hosting its Healthy Sumter Fresh ...

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Awards given out at Sumter County Board of Education meeting

AMERICUS – Several awards were given out Thursday at the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) meeting to ...

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Students gather to participate in Sumter County’s first ever Ag Day

AMERICUS – Approximately 288 sixth graders from Sumter County Public Schools and Southland Academy came to the Sumter ...

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Area Beat Report November 8, 2023

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Cardella, Alyssa Kristin (In Jail), 30, Hold for Clay County Sheriff’s ...

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Area Beat Report November 7, 2023

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Bailey, Andrew James (Bonded Out), 69, Driving while license suspended or ...

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