Southwestern Judicial Circuit Family Violence Council hosted a fundraiser and
awards reception yesterday on the GSW campus. Three community champions were
recognized and honored for their work in domestic abuse and domestic violence
awareness in the community. Tim Lewis was recognized as the Legal Champion, Krista
Barfield as the Healthcare Champion and Donnie McCrary as the Community
Champion yesterday. All three received a beautiful plaque for their dedication.
Today is the community blood drive at
FirstBaptistChurch on S. Lee Street in the Fellowship Hall. Those with
appointments will get top priority but all walk-ins will be welcomed. The blood
drive ends at 6 this evening.
SumterCounty Traverse Jurors who were summoned to report this Monday October 27th
at are NOT to report at all during the week. The
case that was scheduled for trial has been settled. Jurors may call the office
of Nancy Smith at 928-4537 for further information.
The SumterCountyBOE will hold a retreat on Monday evening October 27th at in the conference room of the SCSAdministrationBuilding. The meeting is open for the public to
Early voting will end next Friday October
31st. Early voting is held in the Elections Office at the SumterCounty Courthouse Monday through Friday from 8 to 5. Voters can take
advantage of Saturday voting tomorrow only between 9 and 4. You will need to
bring a photo ID with you.
The College Republicans, the Young
Democrats and the GSW Student Government are sponsoring a candidate forum for
Georgia State House District 138 to be held on Wednesday October 29th
at 7pm in the Nursing Amphitheater at the Rosalynn Carter Health and Human
Services Complex at GSW. The candidates participating are State Representative
Mike Cheokas the incumbent and Kevin Brown the challenger. The candidates will
have the opportunity to inform voters about their stands on a range of issues
facing the State today. The event is open to the general public. The forum will
be moderated by Jason Berggren, assistant professor in the history and
political science department at GSW.
football tonight are all road games. The Panthers play at WorthCounty in Sylvester. The Raiders will play Tiftarea in Chula outside Tifton. SchleyCounty plays at Hawkinsville. MarionCounty plays in Greenville. All games kick-off at tonight and the weather should be great!
Americus Police reports show that 4 thefts took
place yesterday. Thefts occurred at 151 Hosanna Circle, 307 Harvey Lane, 103
Appleblossom Lane and at Wal-Mart.
Forced entry burglaries were
investigated at 408 Crawley Street and 505-A Bessie Mays Circle.
Criminal trespass complaints were
made at 105
Belinda Circle and 109-B
Danielle Adara Sims and Adashia
Shanice Hale were arrested at 54-A Brinson Drive and charged with theft by taking.
At a traffic stop at this morning on Forsyth Street, 3 arrests were made. Isaac Avila, Gabriel
Philip Selochan and Miles Gay were all arrested for underage consumption.
A hit-n-run accident occurred at 1410 Crawford Street.
Officers worked 4 accidents yesterday
with no reported injuries.
There were only a few miscellaneous
calls answered by officers yesterday.