Your Southwest Georgia Weather Forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Light west southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and… Read More »

Bainbridge police investigate convenience store break-in

At 3 a.m. on Monday, August 18, Bainbridge Public Safety officer Chris Avery was dispatched to the Stop and Buy Convenience Store at 835 Dothan Road in Bainbridge in reference to an alarm going off. Arriving at the store, Officer Avery observed an open gate leading behind the store, and walked around the store to investigate. At the rear of the building, Avery saw a crow bar and several ten… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 8/18 to 8/19

The following arrests and citations, occurring between Aug 18, 2014 and August 19, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail: Jamie Cumbie, 32, 113 Sunshine Drive, Brinson, 32, possession of hydrocodone (two counts), forgery in the first degree (two counts); R. Deen, BPS; Joshua Lee Owens, 31, 103 Hubert Dollar Drive #$, Bainbridge, forgery in the first degree, identity fraud, probation violation; M. Esquivel, BPS;… Read More »

Football returns to our Flint Media radio stations this Friday night!

High school football returns with a bang to Flint Media with two huge matchups Friday night. Kicking off the season for the Q 92.3 WQLI Game of the Week is the Flint River Rivalry between the Westwood Wildcats and the Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors. The Wildcats travel to Damascus Friday night in hopes of taking their 5th straight victory over the Warriors. Coverage begins at 7 p.m. Friday, August 22… Read More »

Bainbridge Public Safety veteran injured fighting house fire

Shannon Dunaway, a patrol captain at Bainbridge Public Safety, was seriously injured while helping fight a major house fire on MLK Jr. Drive in Bainbridge on Saturday, August 16, according to City of Bainbridge officials. Dunaway was standing on the front porch of the home when part of the house collapsed and he was trapped by debris. The officer suffered injuries to his neck and back and was still being treated at Memorial… Read More »

Jaybird takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – he gets soaked!!

Jesus and Jammin’ morning show co-host Jay Palmer, aka “Jaybird,” took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday. In the clip below, Jay gets SOAKED with ice water poured by Kevin and Dustin Dowdy, who took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Monday. However, Jaybird forgot to challenge three people to have ice water poured on them, so we had to do it again! (That video to be uploaded later… Read More »

Historic WWII plane to return to Bainbridge airport Friday

Wednesday is National Aviation Day. It was established in 1939 by President Roosevelt, and the date was selected because it is Orville Wright’s birthday (the Wright brothers were the first men to fly at Kitty Hawk, N.C.) In addition, on Aug. 19, 1942 a BT-15 trainer was delivered to Bainbridge Army Air Field for use in pilot training. This same aircraft is owned and still flown by Tom Smith of… Read More »

Southern Football Report Preseason Top 25 – Team #4

#4 – Ohio State Buckeyes Columbus, Ohio Ohio Stadium ‘The Horseshoe’ (102,329) 2013 Record: 12-2 (8-0) DISCLAIMER: This article was written prior to the potentially season-ending shoulder injury to starting quarterback Braxton Miller as well as the preseason poll. Tune in to the Southern Football Report this Saturday at 10am for our thoughts on the Buckeyes with or without Miller at quarterback! Just like Alabama, the Buckeyes were undefeated late… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 8/19/14

1 Peter 1:15 But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; Matthew 5:16 In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven. 1 Corinthians 10:31 So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.

Three Decatur County men charged with murder

Three men from Decatur County, GA, have been charged in connection with a shooting death which happened just after 12 a.m., August 17, in Fowlstown, Ga., according to Decatur County Sheriff’s Office investigators. The victim was identified as Robert Roscoe Cannon, who was in his 30s. The shooting happened at about 12:10 a.m. Sunday morning at 121 Philyaw Road in Decatur County. The victim’s mother lives there and he often stayed… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 8/15 to 8/18

The following arrests and citations, occurring between Aug 15, 2014 and August 18, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail: Christopher Patrick Walker, 33, 218 Kelly Road, Bainbridge, reckless driving, failure to drive within single lane, failure to stop for stop sign, failure to obey traffic control device, improper turn, required position and methods of turning at intersections, lighted headlights required at certain times, driving… Read More »

Kevin and Dustin take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!! Who’s next?!

Kevin Dowdy and Dustin Dowdy of Flint Media Inc. took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Monday, August 18 to raise money for research of ALS / Lou Gehrig’s Disease! The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised more than $15 million for ALS research. Watch the video then read below to see how you can donate! Learn more about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Donate! Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often… Read More »

Construction of new Jones-Wheat Elementary School almost complete

Construction on the new Jones-Wheat Elementary School on Shotwell Street in Bainbridge is nearing completion, and the school’s teachers and students will get to move in on October 9. The new school has a number of modern features and furnishings, and was designed with feedback from Jones-Wheat teachers. The school is about twice as large as the old Jones-Wheat Elementary school, which was built in 1954 and demolished in Summer 2013, before… Read More »

Southern Football Report Preseason Top 25 – Team #5

#5 – Alabama Crimson Tide Tuscaloosa, Alabama Bryant-Denny Stadium (101,821) 2013 Record: 11-2 (7-1) The last two times we all saw the Alabama Crimson Tide take the field, they were beaten in unbelievable fashion by the now historic ‘Kick Six’ play and beaten fairly soundly by Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl. We all know that because of those two losses, it hasn’t been a picnic in Tuscaloosa this offseason which… Read More »

Clock is Ticking to Apply for Georgia Deer Quota Hunts

Hunters wishing to apply for a chance at a deer quota hunt need to get online soon! An online quota application must be in before midnight September 1, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “Georgia’s deer quota hunts provide a diversity of opportunities on some well-managed properties,” said John Bowers, chief of the Game Management Section. “We have experienced a 25-30 percent increase in deer… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 8/18/14

Jeremiah 9:23-24 This is what the LORD says: “Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches, but let him who boasts boast about this: that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight,” declares the LORD. Psalm 115:1… Read More »

Get ready for the “Brawl in Blakely II” – family-friendly wrestling for a good cause!

Wrestling returns to the Early County High School gym on Saturday, August 23 at 8:15 p.m., with proceeds benefiting the Early County Schools’ Athletic Department. A variety of wrestlers will be appearing, some from the WWE, others from TNA’s “Aces and Eights,” and a few hometown favorites! The roster includes Luke Gallows, Mason Ryan, Mike Knox, Steve Lawler, Terry Lawler, “Cowboy” Dennis Gale, C.J. “Candy” Moye, Chic Donovan, Michael Patrick,… Read More »

Students excited as Bainbridge State College starts Fall 2014 semester

Fall semester classes at Bainbridge State College will start this Wednesday at both the Bainbridge and Blakely campuses. While many students have already been advised and registered for fall classes, there will still be a lot of activity in the Student Services building and at the Barnes and Noble bookstore on the Bainbridge campus. The Student Wellness Center on the main campus will host a “Welcome Back Bash” on Wednesday,… Read More »

Florida State Grabs No. 1 Ranking in AP Preseason Poll

The Florida State Seminoles football team opens the season in less than two weeks on Aug. 30 versus Oklahoma State in the AdvoCare Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. AND YOU CAN LISTEN *LIVE* ON YOUR HOME FOR FSU FOOTBALL IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA – LIVE 101.9 FM (WBGE-Bainbridge)!!!   The Seminoles are the AP’s preseason No. 1 team for the first time since 1999 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State was named… Read More »

Your Southwest Georgia Weather Forecast for Monday and Tuesday

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 96. Light southwest wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest… Read More »