NEWS: Tropical Storm Shifts Toward Us, Student Arrested After Gun Found in Trash Can, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, August 31, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur county arrest reports for Tuesday, August 30, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The tropical storm in the Gulf is expected to shift its track and head toward southwest Georgia BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Cheney Griffin Park in Bainbridge is… Read More »

WEATHER: Tropical Storm Shifting More West, Could Significantly Impact SWGA (Wed 8:15 a.m.)

New Information:  Tropical Storm Warnings have been issued where Tropical Storm Watches were previously in effect across the Florida Big Bend, including Tallahassee, and coastal Panhandle regions. Hurricane Watches remain in effect across coastal Big Bend locations. The latest forecast track has shifted slightly to the west Key Points: TD 9 has become better organized in the southern… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – August 31st

Luke 19:13 And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come. Mark 13:34 For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Austin Jeriet Cook, 22, Cohen Green Rd, Bainbridge, GA, Simple battery (FV); SO Nicholas Alexander Fournier, 51, South West Hallander, Hallander, FL, Parole violation (o/c theft by taking motor vehicle); Thomas, SO… Read More »

WEATHER: Tropical Storm Update (Tuesday 3:15 p.m.)

The National Weather Service and National Hurricane Center have started making more concrete predictions about the storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico.  At this time, they are predicting high winds and rain for southwest Georgia, but little chance of tornadoes.  The bulk of the rain should hit from the Big Bend in Florida, south to the center… Read More »

WEATHER: Tropical Depression Update (Tues 10:00 a.m.)

Notable Changes: While the storm current remains a tropical depression, it will likely be upgraded to a Tropical Storm later today. According to the most recent NHC discussion, “Tropical Storm watches may be needed for a portion of the Florida coast today”. Key Points: TD 9 continues to slowly move west-northwest in the Gulf of Mexico this morning. The… Read More »

NEWS: DCCI, DCSO Bust Inmate’s Mother, Fatal Accidents in Valdosta, Newton, Tropical Storm Strengthening and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, August 30, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, August 29, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Officials with the Decatur County Correctional Institute and Decatur County Sheriff’s Office arrested an inmate’s mother after discovering an ongoing conspiracy to smuggle contraband into the prison. BAKER CO., GA… Read More »

WEATHER: Tropical Storm Could Become Hurricane, Hit Florida Coast on Thursday

PRESS RELEASE Key Points: Tropical Depression 9 is moving slowly west into the Southeastern Gulf of Mexico. The general track is expected to be westward for the next day or two before turning north and northeast by the middle of the week. This system will approach the Big Bend or Panhandle coast sometime on Thursday. Tropical Depression 9… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – August 30th

1 John 4:16-19 And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.… Read More »

DCCI, DCSO Bust Mother for Attempting to Smuggle Contraband into Decatur County Prison

Officials with the Decatur County Correctional Institute and Decatur County Sheriff’s Office arrested an inmate’s mother after discovering an ongoing conspiracy to smuggle contraband into the prison. According to Investigator Redell Walton with the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office, the Decatur County Correctional Institution got wind of a plan to place contraband in an inmate work area and were able… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, August 29, 2016

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Darrell Karl Charles, 57, Faceville Attapulgus, Ga, Driving While License Suspended or Revoked, Tail Lights Required; Edmond, ATTA Terrence Maurice Jones, 28, E Water Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Trafficking Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana;… Read More »

NEWS: Tropical System Headed this Way, Missing Moultrie Woman, Two People Shot in Douglas and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, August 29, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the National Weather Service, a tropical depression has formed and is expected to enter the Gulf of Mexico this week. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – A second suspect has been arrested in relation to the cocaine bust that occurred at the… Read More »

WEATHER: Tropical Depression Formed and Heading for the Gulf Coast

According to the National Weather Service, a tropical depression has formed and is expected to enter the Gulf of Mexico this week. “Tropical Depression 9 (TD9) has formed in the Florida Straits. The initial forecast track has TD9 approaching the Big Bend or Panhandle coast Thursday or Friday. Key Points: Tropical Depression 9 has developed. The general track… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – August 29th

Proverbs 16:20 Whoso trusteth in the LORD, happy is he. Psalm 46:1-2 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Psalm 118:8-9 It is better to trust in the LORD than to… Read More »

NEWS: Governor Deal Visits Pelham, Honors Navy Captain, Decatur County Property Taxes to Stay the Same and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, August 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, August 25, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Decatur County Board of Commissioners approved the 2016 millage rate for the county as the same amount approved last year at its meeting Tuesday. ALBANY, GA… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – August 26th

Psalm 34:8 O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. Lamentations 3:22-23 It is of the LORD’S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness. Philippians 4:11 Not that I speak in respect of want: for I… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday August, 25 2016

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Marvin Nichols Collier Sr., 63, Tyler Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Obstruction of an Officer (Misd), Criminal Trespass; Myers, BPS Michael Jelgel Jeffery, 19, Meridian Drive, Bainbridge, Ga, Possession of Marijuana (Misd), Public Indecency; McMillan,… Read More »

NEWS: Waffle House Employee Injured During Armed Robbery, Tropical System Developing, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, August 25, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The tropical system threatening the Bahamas is growing and could target Florida and Georgia in the next week. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Bainbridge-Decatur County Recreation Authority readdressed a tabled policy pertaining to fee-based instruction using public facilities at its meeting Thursday… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – August 25th

Psalm 40:2-3 He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD. Romans 5:6-8 For… Read More »

WEATHER: Tropical Storm System in Atlantic Getting Stronger

According to the National Hurricane Center, the chances of the tropical system near the Bahamas forming is growing daily and could target Florida and Georgia in a few days. PRESS RELEASE Tropical cyclone development is likely later this week as a disturbance moves through the Bahamas and approaches south Florida later this weekend.  The NHC has upgraded the… Read More »