Cities In The News


City of Americus Called Meeting available via teleconference

March 26, 2020

Americus Times-Recorder

The called meeting of the City of Americus Mayor and Council will be held via teleconference

Mayor Blount asks BOE to keep the name of the new high school Americus-Sumter

February 14, 2020

Americus Times-Recorder

AMERICUS – Americus Mayor Barry Blount strongly urged the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) to keep the name of the new high school as Americus-Sumter High School and to not change the name to Sumter County High School. Mayor Blount stated his case to the BOE at its monthly meeting on Monday, February 10.

Americus police receive CALEA accreditation

December 10, 2019

Albany Herald

The Americus Police Department recently was awarded national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). This is a distinction that is held by less than 4 percent of law enforcement agencies in Georgia.

Elite 'Santa Patrol' unit established in Americus

December 2, 2019

Albany Herald

The Chief of the North Pole — Santa Claus — has authorized APD to establish an Americus Precinct of the Santa Patrol’s Naughty or Nice Verification Unit.