WISK / WDEC
The Sumter County
Board of Commissioners met last night. A $62,000 Juvenile Justice Reinvestment
Program grant was accepted. The ACCG Defined Benefit Plan was amended. Changes
to the personnel policy for the types of disciplinary action were also
approved. An intergovernmental agreement for Middle Flint E-911 Center to add
Stewart County as a member of the authority was passed. The BOC approved
BB&T as the financial institution to provide term financing for certain
fire and rescue vehicles and equipment. An amended resolution to create a
procedure to change monthly meeting dates was passed. The BOC approved;
purchase of loose fire and rescue equipment not to exceed $759, 462.31; two
The Mayor and City Council of the City of Americus will have a called meeting this afternoon at 4:30 on the 3rd floor of the Municipal Building. The purpose of the called meeting today will be for personnel discussion.
The December regular monthly meeting of the Mayor and City Council will be at 5 tomorrow afternoon in the Lecture Hall of the GSW Nursing Building on campus.
Americus Police had another business damaged by the “Copper Crooks” yesterday. This time a criminal damage to property in the 2nd degree occurred at 1301-B E. Forsyth Street. It was announced last night during the BOC meeting that the damage done at the DEFACS complex last week is now estimated at $47,000 by these same criminals.
At a traffic stop on Cherokee Street, Ebony Shanice Bryant was arrested for driving on a suspended license and cited for a seat belt violation.
Autos were entered yesterday at 15-G 1130 Felder Street and 704 Tripp Street.
Tasheria Nakia Nix of Albany was arrested for shoplifting at Dollar General in the Perlis Plaza.
A criminal trespass complaint was made at 1107 Oglethorpe Avenue.
A public indecency complaint was made at 1224 Lafayette Street.
Criminal damage to property in the 1st degree, 3-counts of aggravated assault and reckless conduct is under investigation at 140 Lonnie Lane.
A robbery on Tripp Street is being investigated.
Chavez Tremaine Twenty was arrested at 4:11 this morning at 3F 730
A hit-n-run accident was reported on E. Forsyth Street.
Officers worked 2 accidents with no reported injuries.
There’s still time to make an appointment to donate blood at this Friday’s
community blood drive. Call 1-800-RED CROSS or go online to redcrossblood.org
and enter sponsor code: PSMC. Those with appointments get top priority but all
walk-ins will be welcomed. Please bring a photo ID with you on Friday. All presenting
blood donors will receive a free T-shirt. The blood drive will be held in the 1st
Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at