monthly meeting of the Mayor and City Council will be held at 5 this afternoon
in Council Chambers of the PublicSafetyBuilding. This WAS the month that the City Council meetings would be held
elsewhere due to renovation work at the PublicSafetyBuilding. However since that work has not started
yet, the monthly meeting will be held in Council Chambers of the PublicSafetyBuilding as usual today. The community is invited
If you’re looking for something to do
on Saturday, there’s plenty to choose from. Actually the weekend begins with
the Relay for Life tomorrow night at at Alton Shell Stadium at Finklea-Robinson Field. The
Survivor Walk starts around followed at 9 by the Luminary Service. Everyone is invited out for the
there’s practically something all day. The day begins with the Leroy Young
Fishing Tournament at the GeorgiaVisitorCenter on US 280 in Plains. Registration begins at 7 with fishing from 9 to
11. This is for ages 15 and under and you must be accompanied by an adult. Bring
your own bait, tackle, bucket or string. For more information call 824-7477.
The GSW Poker Run to support student scholarships has registration at with the ride starting at 10. To
pre-register, call Kim or Karen at 886-673-0436 or 928-1373. Mighty Machines, a
family safety and learning expo will be held from 10-2 at the Rec Complex on US
19 south sponsored by the Junior Service League. Arts in ReesPark is another family outing to be held from 11 to 3 in ReesPark. The area-wide annual Confederate Memorial Day service is Saturday afternoon
at 5 in the Confederate Section of OakGroveCemetery sponsored by the Alexander H. Stephens
Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans. The public is invited to attend. The GSW
Alumni Association will host a Black Tie & Blue Jean BBQ at the GriffinBell Golf and ConferenceCenter for alumni and friends starting at For reservations call 928-1373. As you can see there’s plenty to do.
Americus Police were busy for a Wednesday. A traffic stop yesterday
morning on Rees
the arrest of Quinton L. Wilson for no proof of insurance.
A burglary was investigated at 419-A E. Hill Street.
Thefts were reported at 404-A Tripp Street and at 125 S. Jackson Street.
Autos were entered at 237-I Wanda Way and 122 Highland Drive.
Criminal trespass complaints were made at 203-B Murphy Mill Road and 50-A Reddick Drive.
Sherman Butts was arrested for a City Probation Violation at 102-E Eastview Circle. He was also arrested for obstruction.
Alexis Nicole Thompson was arrested at 805 Adderton Street (Dollar General) for her 3rd shoplifting
An aggravated assault case at this morning at 1846 S. Lee Street remains under further investigation.
Hit-n-run accidents occurred yesterday at 949 W. Church Street, 101-E Eastview Circle and 1718 E. Lamar Street.
There was 1
accident yesterday with no reported injuries.
A FurlowCharterSchool Community Interest meeting is planned for this Sunday afternoon
April 27th. This informational meeting will begin at and will be held at Lenny’s Market on Hampton Street in downtown Americus. The public is encouraged to attend.