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Americus' Local Census 2020 Complete Count Committee Established

July 22, 2019

Americus Times-Recorder

With less than a year until the 2020 Census Day on April 1, the City of Americus and the Sumter County community are looking to increase participation with the formation of a Complete Count Committee.

Americus council recognizes with proclamations

July 22, 2019

Americus Times-Recorder

A local church was recognized and the mayor presented several proclamations at the monthly meeting of the Americus City Council Thursday.

Americus selected Georgia Main Street of the Month

July 11, 2019

Americus Times-Recorder

The Georgia Main Street Program has awarded the city of Americus its “Main Street of the Month” recognition for July.

Bell named Planning & Zoning Director for city

July 1, 2019

Americus Times-Recorder

Deborah Bell has been hired as the Planning and Zoning director for the city of Americus.

East Point, College Park get federal money to clean contaminated sites

June 6, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The EPA gave out more than $64 million in grants to 149 communities Wednesday. They aim to help transform contaminated sites to areas that will bring economic development and create jobs

City honors women, hears from ministry, local citizen on bond issue vote

March 25, 2019

Americus Times-Recorder

The Americus mayor and city council held its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday. During the meeting, Mayor Barry Blount read proclamation recognizing March as Women’s History Month and asking all female employees, past or present, to come up for a photo.

County, cities meet on SPLOST issues

March 21, 2019

Americus Times-Recorder

The Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC), along with representatives from the cities of Americus, DeSoto, Plains, Andersonville, and Leslie, met for a special called meeting on Monday at the Sumter County Courthouse to discuss the distribution of Special Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) funding for the county and for each municipality

City to hold public hearing on annexation request

March 21, 2019

Americus Times-Recorder

The Americus mayor and city council will hold a public hearing during their monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday.

David Wooden: City to celebrate Gas Utility Workers’ Day

March 11, 2019

Americus Times-Recorder

The city of Americus will observe the national Gas Utility Workers’ Day on March 18. This is the fourth year in which Gas Utility Workers’ Day has been officially celebrated across the country.

City rejects new revenue bond

February 26, 2019

Americus Times-Recorder

The Americus city council voted against a new revenue bond at its Thursday session.