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Bainbridge mayor discusses taxes, hospital, recreation and more on Jesus and Jammin’ radio show

In related news, Bainbridge Mayor Edward Reynolds wwas a guest on the Jesus and Jammin’ morning show on Wednesday, Sept. 2. Mayor Reynolds talked with J & J co-host Kevin Dowdy about Decatur County commissioners’ proposed millage rate increase, as well as funding of the Memorial Hospital Authority and the new Recreation Authority that will begin operating in… Read More »

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Meet the new deputies and detention officers at the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office – Part 1

Recently we had a chance to sit down and interview several new Decatur County Sheriff’s deputies and detention officers at the Decatur County Jail, who have gone to work for Sheriff Wiley Griffin in recent months. The following is Part 1 of 2; please come back to sowegalive.com tomorrow to read profiles of four additional officers! You can… Read More »

Naked man on meth caught on camera trashing Alabama gas station

WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news. Police say a naked man high on methamphetamine is to blame for ransacking a local business, leaving thousands of dollars worth of damage in his wake. Security cameras were rolling as the man broke into a Wetumpka convenience store sans clothing and started tearing things apart. He later told officers that he had no… Read More »

Around Our Area: Thomasville teens arrested for car break-ins at hospital

Three teenagers were released after being charged with stealing a gun from a car in a hospital parking lot. Authorities said that three cars were broken into at the Archbold Memorial Hospital parking lot Saturday morning between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. Officials say that a console, wallet and gun were stolen from the vehicles. Police later found… Read More »

Southern Football Report Preseason Poll: #4 Oregon Ducks

When you look back at the 2014 Oregon Ducks, it’s hard to say they failed after winning thirteen games and earning a spot in the inaugural College Football Playoff. But their early season defeat to eventual Pac-12 South champ Arizona can be traced back to one stupid penalty; an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty to for over celebration after a… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 9/2

Isaiah 40:28 Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching of his understanding. Isaiah 41:10 Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee;… Read More »

Meet the new deputies and detention officers at the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office – Part 2

Recently we had a chance to sit down and interview several new Decatur County Sheriff’s deputies and detention officers at the Decatur County Jail, who have gone to work for Sheriff Wiley Griffin in recent months. This is part 2 of 2 — read profiles of other deputies and detention officers in Part 1 of this feature. Learn… Read More »

Bainbridge City Council to hold public hearing on 2016 budget; Mayor to talk on radio show

The Bainbridge City Council will hold the first public hearing on its Fiscal Year 2016 operating budget tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 101 S. Broad Street. Among the items in the new budget is a proposed 2 percent cost of living raise for City of Bainbridge employees. You can view a memo… Read More »

Around Our Area: Albany police arrest two in arson-burglaries

From WALB-TV: Albany Police arrested two individuals in connection with three home burglaries where the houses were then set on fire. Marcus Solomon and Anquan Owens were both arrested and are being charged with three counts of arson and three counts of burglary. The investigation was a joint effort between APD and the Albany Fire Department. Solomon and… Read More »

UGA field day to feature cotton, peanuts

By Tatyana Phelps EVENT DATE: Sep. 9, 2015 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM Cotton and peanut research will be featured at the University of Georgia field day, set for Wednesday, Sept. 9, on the UGA campus in Tifton, Georgia. The Georgia Peanut Commission, Georgia Cotton Commission and the UGA cotton and peanut teams will host the field day, which begins at… Read More »

Early lead gives Bainbridge Bearcat Softball victory over Americus-Sumter, 20-1

The Bainbridge High School Lady Bearcats varsity softball team jumped out to an early lead on Americus-Sumter and captured a 20-1 victory on Monday. Twenty runs in the first three innings allowed the Lady Bearcats to put the game away early. You can listen to all of the Lady Bearcats’ home softball games on Live 101.9 FM, WBGE-Bainbridge!… Read More »

Your Southwest Georgia Weather Forecast

Here’s the latest Southwest Georgia weather forecast, from the National Weather Service: Monday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Monday night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East southeast wind… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 9/1

Matthew 18:3-4 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven. 1 Corinthians 13:4 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity… Read More »