It’s meeting week and
it all starts tonight. The SumterCounty Board of Commissioners will have their
monthly meeting at 6 this evening in the Commissioners Room at the SumterCounty Courthouse. The meeting is open for the community to attend.
The SumterCountyBOE has a called meeting scheduled for tomorrow morning in the boardroom at the SCSAdministrationBuilding. The purpose of this called meeting is for
discussion of the new high school design and for personnel matters. The
community is invited to attend.
afternoon at 5, the monthly meeting of the Mayor and City Council will be held
in Council Chambers of the PublicSafetyBuilding downtown. This meeting is also open for the community to attend.
The regular monthly meeting of the Alexander H. Stephens Camp, Sons of
Confederate Veterans, will be this Thursday night September 21st at
7pm. The meeting will be held at the American Legion Hall on MLK Boulevard. All members and friends are invited to
attend. This is a change in the regular meeting from Tuesday to Thursday and is
only for the month of September.
The Sumter County
Schools are presenting Curriculum Night on Monday September 25th in
the Americus-Sumter HS gym on Harrold Avenue from .
Parents can learn about your child’s curriculum and expectations; how to help
your child at home; learn about promotion/retention; increase understanding
about the Georgia Milestones Assessment; get free workbooks for various grades;
and there will be free drinks and refreshments. Those planning to attend need
to RSVP back to your child’s school by September 19th which is
The annual Taste of Sumter is coming up soon. This will be the 30th
annual event and because of that, the event will move to Saturday September 30th
downtown with some extra special things to celebrate. More details will be
coming up real soon on Local News!
You can sign up now for the next AmericusPoliceCitizensPoliceAcademy that will start on October 3rd
and wrap up on November 16th with classes every Tuesday and Thursday
evening. This will be a twelve session course and intended to give citizens an
overview of basic police operations and provide a forum for discussion of
current events and issues. Participants must be 18-years of age and must be
willing to commit to attend the full schedule of training. To register, stop by
the police department; call Sgt. John Brown at 924-3677 ext 325; or by email at
firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a
free program and is open to the public.
High school football coming up this week: it will be homecoming at SouthlandAcademy with a kick-off
against Tiftarea. Again, that’s a kick-off Friday night. Americus-Sumter will host region opponent
Northside-Columbus at ; SchleyCounty will host DoolyCounty in region action; and MarionCounty is on the road for a game against Manchester. The weather should be clearing by kick-off Friday night and maybe
cooling off slightly as well.
The week got off to a
slow start for the Americus Police Department. A criminal trespass complaint
was made at 720
Harris Street apartment 20.
transaction card fraud case was reported for investigation.
Officers went to a
civil matter at 812 Willis Street.
Following a traffic
stop on Tripp
Evin J. Ardon was arrested for speeding and driving without a valid license.
A hit-n-run accident
occurred on Reddick
Officers did answer 3
domestic-related calls yesterday.
Things were quiet for
the most part for SumterCounty Sheriff’s Deputies yesterday. 6 traffic
stops were conducted with warnings issued for various offenses. Deputies did
respond to a domestic situation at 268 Tulip Drive.
In the Sumter County
Jail today is Narodrick Jamal Stevens for obstruction/ battery (DVA)/ 2-counts of criminal trespass/
possession of a firearm by a convicted felon/ simple battery/ Southwestern
probation/ and probation violation. 1 bonded out of jail yesterday.