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Nurse County Manager Emily Whitley gives update to Americus City Council

The City Council of Americus Georgia met on March 21rst. Emily Whitley, nurse County Manager for the Sumter ...

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Americus City Council Decides Against Event Centers Selling Alcohol

The Americus City Council met on March 21rst. Henry Williams Jr. addressed the Council. Williams and his wife ...

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Commissioner’s Meeting: Parks, Signs, and Project Workforce

The Sumter County Board of Commissioners met on March 19 th . The following employees were recognized: Belinda ...

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Bishop Reverend Reginald T. Jackson comes to Allen Chapel for 128th Conference

Allen Chapel held the 128th Conference of the South Georgia Association of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. It ...

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Community Action Council Discusses Energy Assistance Delays

The Community Action Council met in Auditorium B of the Flint River Energies Building in Reynolds Georgia on ...

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Sumter County Board of Education retreat scheduled

The Sumter County Board of Education will hold a retreat on Monday, March 25, 2024, at 5:30 pm. ...

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Golden Gourmet OSHA Report on Accident Leading to Tony Lee Stafford’s Death

More details have surfaced as to why Golden Gourmet did not report the workplace accident to OSHA that ...

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GSW President Neal Weaver takes on new presidency at university in Texas

AMERICUS, GA (March 19, 2024) – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) President Neal Weaver, Ph.D., has been named president at ...

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Area Beat Report March 19, 2024

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Boyd, Kareem (In Jail), 30, Housing for Crisp County Clayton, Mack ...

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Sumter County School Awards

Sumter County Boy’s Basketball Team was recognized. The coaches are Johnny Genwright, Rodney Shelton, Juwan High, Eric Brown, ...

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Sumter County School Board Hears State of Schools

The Sumter County School Board met on March 11th. Renee Mays, principal of Sumter County Primary School, reported ...

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The Dogwood Days Antique Show

The Dogwood Days Antique show began on the 15th at the Leslie Civics Center. The three day show ...

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Science on the Farm Held at Sumter County Fairgrounds

6th through 8th grade students poured into the Sumter County Fairgrounds for Science on the Farm on March ...

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Pi Day Celebrated at Furlow Charter School

Furlow Charter School celebrated Pi Day on March the 14th. Patti Howell teaches a variety of high school ...

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Commissioners Deny Party Appointees to the Board of Elections

The Sumter County Board of Commissioners met on the 12th. Fire Chief Jerry Harmon addressed the Board with ...

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Area Beat Report March 15 through 17, 2024

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Angry, Gregory Montreal (Bonded Out), 21, Seat Belt Violation/DUI-Alcohol/Failure to Maintain ...

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Schley County Spelling Bee

Press Release: Schley County Middle School held their annual Spelling Bee sponsored by the Americus Kiwanis Club. Every ...

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The Downtown Development Authority Discusses Parking Problems

The Downtown Development Authority met on March 12th. Mainstreet Director Qaijuan Willis gave the finance report, with current ...

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BERNICE HIGH-GREEN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Press Release: Dear Supporters, The Bernice High-Green’s family would like to take a moment to thank you for ...

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Area Beat Report March 12, 2024

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Jackson, Rachel Marlene (Fine Paid), 37, Child support bench warrant Scott, ...

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Election Summary Report

Unofficial and incomplete results as of March 12th, 2024. Precincts Reported 11 of 11. Registered voters: 2,298 of ...

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Area Beat Report March 11, 2024

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary King, Anthony E (Back to Make Bond), 22, Simple Battery – ...

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Area Beat Report March 8 through 10, 2024

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Barker, Darian Danvell (In Jail), 29, Criminal Trespass/Battery/Probation Violation Burns, Damion ...

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Coroner Clifford Walton Gives Interview on Run for Reelection

Coroner Clifford Walton spoke on March 8 about his run for reelection as Coroner. Walton expressed his appreciation ...

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Representative Patty Stinson Interim Executive Director of the South-Central Georgia Community Action Council Discusses Disruption of LIHEAP Grant

Representative Patty Stinson and interim executive director of the South-Central Georgia Community Action Council recently discussed changes to ...

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Board of Elections Hears of Party Info Issues

The Board of Elections met March 6th at 4:30 p.m. in the Board of Commissioners meeting room. Chair ...

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Area Beat Report March 7, 2024

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary Akine, Jarquavious Malik (In Jail), 23, Duty to give information and ...

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Sumter County’s List of Qualified Candidates

May 21, 2024–General Primary/Nonpartisan Election Board of Education District #2Name of Candidate and Qualifying Fee PaidPatricia McClary Harris ...

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