Traverse Jurors who were summoned to report today are NOT to report at all
during the week. All cases have either been settled or continued. Grand Jurors
who were summoned for
this morning are still to report as scheduled.
tax deadline has been extended to today December 2nd. The taxes were due on
December 1st but since that day fell on Sunday, the deadline was extended until
the close of business today at the Tax Office at the SumterCounty
The Chamber of Commerce Quarterly
Membership Luncheon will be tomorrow December 3rd at in the GSW
faculty Dining Room. The featured speaker will be Dr. Marsha Davis from the UGaSchool
of Public Health and her topic will be "Return on Investment for Public
Health". Tickets are $10. To make reservations, contact Ivy at 924-2646 or
by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Along with the keynote presentation, those attending will learn more about the
Chamber's upcoming event, The Chamber Challenge.
Board of Education will have a Retreat Session Tuesday December 3rd at in the boardroom
of the SCSAdministrationBuilding.
One topic to be discussed will be the recent decision of having 9 school board
districts which is not what the Federal Judge Louis Sands had said to follow
when he dismissed the case on October 28th. The community is encouraged to
Today is the last day that the
Parent and Community Stakeholder perception surveys will be up on the system's
website. To access the surveys, go to www.sumterschools.org and the
surveys are at the bottom under the heading "District".
Today from 8 to 5, the Low Income
Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) applications will be taken at 1524-A
MLK Boulevard. LIHEAP is operated
on a first-come, first-served basis and funding availability. Today is the only
day that applications for SumterCounty
will be taken. Call 924-1434 or stop in today only.
Police were kept busy over the holiday weekend investigating burglaries.
Burglaries were reported at 702 Sunset Drive, 201-A East Church Street, 704 Harrold Avenue, apartment 215 140 Lonnie Lane, 711 Felder
Street and at 113 Highland Drive.
Criminal trespass complaints were
made at 937 Oglethorpe Avenue,
201-B East Church Street
and at 204 Burton Circle.
Autos were entered at 1001
Ridge Street and 1711
E. Lamar Street.
Thefts took place at 1505
N. MLK Boulevard and apartment 146
130 Lonnie Lane.
A simple battery complaint was
made at Lot 21 Weeks
Jessica R. Reynolds and Kelvin T.
Sims were arrested for assault battery after a domestic call to 1611
E. Lamar Street.
A case of identity fraud is being
James R. Coleman was arrested for
shoplifting at 1711 E. Lamar Street.
Officers responded to an animal
complaint at 907 Cypress Drive.
There was a hit-n'-run accident
reported at 1711 E. Lamar Street
in the Wal-Mart parking lot.
Officers worked 2 holiday weekend
accidents with no reported injuries.
Today is the deadline to get in
your applications for the DeSoto Christmas parade.
The DeSoto Christmas parade is Saturday December 7th
If you would like to participate, donate or volunteer, call Cynthia Wright at
815-9226. Free food and drinks will be made available following the completion
of the DeSoto Christmas parade.
Speaking of Christmas parades,
the annual Americus
Christmas Parade will be at
this Thursday night December 5th through downtown Americus.
The weather has really changed now for the parade on Thursday night even from
last week. Now, there is a chance of rain and highs will be in the upper 70s by
Thursday, making this one of the warmest Americus
Christmas parades ever held.