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Area Beat Report 7/29 to 7/30/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/29 to 7/30/2021 Nixon, Jennifer Monique (In Jail), 47, Probation Violation Thompson, Alexis Nicole (In Jail), 33, Theft ... Read more

2 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/27/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary Cross, Sheresa, 38, Disorderly Conduct Harvey, John Emory, 55, Disorderly Conduct Lewis, Kobe Antwan, 20, Possession of Marijuana or Drug-Related ... Read more

3 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

SGTC Crisp County Center Practical Nursing students recognized

CORDELE, GA – The South Georgia Technical College Crisp County Center will be recognizing its 13 graduating practical nursing students in a pinning ceremony on ... Read more

3 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Kennedy Williams receives inaugural Mjlusane Scholarship

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The inaugural M.J. Lusane Scholarship was awarded recently to Ms. Kennedy Williams, a 2021 graduate of Americus Sumter High ... Read more

5 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/26 to 7/27/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/26 to 7/27/2021 Barnes, Taniya Leshay, 20, 7/26/2021 6:19 p.m., Driving without a valid license – Misdemeanor Davis, Christopher, 35, ... Read more

5 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter County Board of Education votes to continue virtual learning into 2021-22

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held a called meeting on Monday, July 26, 2021. The meeting was to address the status of the ... Read more

6 days ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Rose Ann Everett Scholarships awarded at South Georgia Technical College

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – Jake and Margie Everett are helping to “change lives” at South Georgia Technical College.  The Everett’s established an ... Read more

6 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/23 to 7/26/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/23 to 7/26/2021 Barker, Johnny C (In Jail), 65, 7/23/2021 11:31 a.m., Probation Violation Floyd, Maurice Kevin (In ... Read more

6 days ago by Ken Gustafson.

Americus Mayor and City Council vote on ordinance regarding fireworks

Mayor and city council met on Thursday 7.22.21 to vote on July’s business. After recognition of guests and citizen comments, a public hearing was held ... Read more

1 week ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Georgia Southwestern contributes nearly $90 million economic impact on region

AMERICUS, GA (July 21, 2021) — Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is an essential economic powerhouse for the region, contributing $89.7 million to Georgia’s economic output in ... Read more

1 week ago by admin.

Area Beat Report 7/17 to 7/21/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/17 to 7/20/2021 Drake, Matthew Charles, 37, 7/20/2021 10:40 a.m., Driving without valid license/Speeding/Acquiring license plate for purpose of concealing ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/19 to 7/20/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/19 to 7/20/2021 Pope, Brandon Emanuel, 34, 7/19/2021 4:27 p.m., Warrant Executed Sanford, Cedrick S., 33, 7/19/2021 8:48 p.m., Aggravated ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/16 to 7/19/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/16 to 7/18/2021 Edwards, Lamar Chavar, 22, 7/17/2021 2:18 a.m., Assault and Battery Holtzcloth, Reginald K., 33, 7/16/2021 10:55 p.m., ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/14 to 7/16/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/15 to 7/16/2021 Aycock, Spencer Roy (Bonded Out), 29, 7/15/2021 10:47 p.m., Battery – Family Violence/Cruelty to Children ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

South Georgia Technical College hosts Jefferson State officials

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford hosted officials from Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, AL ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/13 to 7/15/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/13/2021 Reynolds, Sydarius Devontae (In Jail), 31, 7/13/2021 2:54 p.m., USMS Ware, Lamuel Scott-Olin (In Jail), 31, 7/13/2021 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area bet Report 7/12 to 7/14/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/13 to 7/14/2021 Dede, Precious, 32, 7/13/2021 8:03 a.m., False Report of a Crime Hale, Adishia Shanice, 24, 7/13/2021 12:27 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/12 to 7/13/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/12 to 7/13/2021 Daniel, Andrew Lee (In Jail), 52, 7/13/2021 12:22 a.m., Aggravated Stalking/Criminal Trespass/DUI-Alcohol/Possession of open alcohol ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Solar Americus and Payroll Development Authority to have bonds validated

On July 13, 2021, at 9:30am, a superior court judge will be ruling on whether to validate and confirm the Americus-Sumter Payroll Development Authority Taxable ... Read more

3 weeks ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Nutrien establishes another endowed scholarship at South Georgia Tech

By Su Ann Bird AMERICUS – Nutrien, the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services, continued its support of South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/9 to 7/12/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Report 7/9 to 7/11/2021 Davis, Derrick Jermaine (Bonded Out), 39, 7/9/2021 5:09 a.m., Failure to Appear Folds, Matthew Michael ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/8 to 7/9/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/8 to 7/9/2021 Davis, Derrick Jermaine (In Jail), 39, 7/9/2021 5:09 a.m., Failure to Appear Deriso, Courtney Nicole ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Board of Education discusses contingency planning and dress code

During the regular meeting of the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) on July 8, 2021, a concern was presented over being fully prepared for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Area Beat Report 7/7 to 7/8/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/7 to 7/8/2021 Brown, Eldrick Antwan (Rebook), 32, 7/7/2021 2:08 p.m., Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Battery/Armed Robbery/Possession of firearm ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

New scholarship established at South Georgia Tech in honor of Mark Brooks

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – A new South Georgia Technical College Foundation scholarship was established recently in honor of South Georgia Technical College ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Area Beat Report 7/1 to 7/7/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/1 to 7/6/2021 Clark, Jermaine Oneill (In Jail), 32, 7/2/2021 6:17 p.m., Driving while license suspended or revoked/Seat ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ken Gustafson.

Sumter BOE applies for over $24 million in federal funding

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held their working meeting on July 6, 2021. The meeting ran close to 2.5 hours with federal funding ... Read more

4 weeks ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Area Beat Report 6/30 to 7/1/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Report 6/30 to 7/1/2021 Brooks, Lashonda Nicole (Bonded Out), 28, 6/30/2021 8:27 a.m., Driving while license suspended or revoked/Speeding ... Read more

1 month ago by Ken Gustafson.

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