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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.

City to vote on millage rate

September 20, 2019

Americus Times-Recorder

The millage rate is being raised to 13.12 mills.

Only one race develops for city council

August 27, 2019

Americus Times-Recorder

Qualifying for the Nov. 5 election in Americus was Monday through noon Wednesday this week and there is only one contended race for city council.

City votes to raise millage rate to 13.12

August 27, 2019

Americus Times-Recorder

The Americus City Council voted unanimously to raise the millage rate from 10.92 to 13.12 for the remainder of the fiscal year.