Cities In The News


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.

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