Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, July 27, 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: Phillip Michael Marquis Bouie, 28, Asphalt Plant Rd, Bainbridge, GA, Possession of arms by convicted felon and first off. probation, open container; Jackson, BPS Tony Lee Davis, 38, Arrowhead Dr, Brinson, GA,… Read More »

NEWS: Waycross Man Wins Lottery, Buys Meth, Attempted Kidnapping in Pelham, Shot Cop Honored and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, July 27, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Heather Lanier won the runoff election for Superior Court Judge of the South Georgia Judicial Circuit Tuesday night, winning against opponent Ryan Cleveland with 60 percent of the votes. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – With the deadline to sign a contract with Motorola for… Read More »

Sports: Braves beat Twins, Georgia Dome set for demolition in 2017 & Team USA beats Team China by 50

Here are your sports headlines for Wednesday, July 27th, 2016: Local GRACE (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Lady Cougars volleyball ready for upcoming season National BRAVES (AJC) – Lucas Harrell look sharp in Braves 2-0 win over Minnesota Twins BRAVES (AJC) – Rookie OF Mallex Smith not expected to rejoin team until September MLB (ESPN) – Tuesday Major League Baseball… Read More »

NEWS: Runoff Election Today, Community Prayer for Law Enforcement, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, July 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The runoff election between Heather Lanier and Ryan Cleveland for Superior Court Judge will be held today, Tuesday, July 26. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Honor Sentinels, a local veterans charity, will be hosting a community prayer for local law enforcement this Friday at 4:00… Read More »

Community Prayer for Local Law Enforcement This Friday

The Honor Sentinels, a local veterans charity, will be hosting a community prayer for local law enforcement this Friday at 4:00 p.m. behind the Decatur County Courthouse. According to Dan West, an organizer of the event, there will be representatives from the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office and Bainbridge Public Safety and he urges the public to participate. “We… Read More »

Sports: Potential future plans for Turner Field revealed, Cubs acquire flame-throwing closer from Yankees & another Florida quarterback to transfer

Here are your sports headlines for Tuesday, July 26th, 2016: Local HS FOOTBALL (WALB) – Terrell County quarterback Tray Bishop commits to Auburn National BRAVES (AJC) – Tentative plans for the future of Turner Field MLB (ESPN) – Monday Major League Baseball scoreboard MLB (ESPN) – New York Yankees send closer Aroldis Chapman to Chicago Cubs in trade… Read More »

Vote Today! Runoff Election is Today

The runoff election between Heather Lanier and Ryan Cleveland for Superior Court Judge will be held today, Tuesday, July 26. All voting precincts in Decatur County will be open until 7:00 p.m. tonight with the Superior Court Judge the only race on the ballot. In the May general election, Ryan Cleveland received 4094 votes, Heather Lanier garnered 4061,… Read More »

Sowegalive Stadium Countdown: #8 Allen E. Paulson Stadium

It’s really easy to point to the Tiger Stadiums, Bryant-Denny Stadiums & Ohio Stadiums of the world as the best of the college football cathedrals but there are some smaller schools around the nation that have the pleasure of playing in absolute gems of stadium. This year we are going to countdown the top ten non-Power 5 conference… Read More »

Georgia DOT partners with popular driver info app, Waze

Real-time roadway information sharing from drivers                                       ATLANTA—Georgia Department of Transportation today announced a data-sharing partnership with Waze, the free, real-time crowdsourced navigation app powered by the world’s largest community of drivers. Designed as a free, two-way data share of publicly available traffic information, the Connected Citizens Program will promote greater efficiency, deeper insights and safer roads for citizens… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – July 26th

Isaiah 48:17 Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the LORD thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go. Job 36:22 Behold, God exalteth by his power: who teacheth like him? Hebrews 11:8 By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out… Read More »

Florida State Football Picked Second in Preseason ACC Poll

Star running back Dalvin Cook runner-up as preseason ACC Player of the Year GREENSBORO, N.C. – Florida State was picked to finish second in the Atlantic Division and earned the second most votes to win the Atlantic Coast Conference, according to a preseason poll of 191 media members in attendance at last week’s 2016 ACC Football Kickoff in… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, July 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: Bernard Cumbie, 52, Anderson St, Bainbridge, GA, Battery – FV (misd); McMillan, BPS Patty Greer, 54, Louise St, Bainbridge, GA, Aggravated assault; Day, BPS Antwan Lacarris Holt, 18, Wilson Rd, Quincy, FL,… Read More »

NEWS: Georgia Power Closing Several Area Payment Centers, Officials Investigating Deadly Fire and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, July 25, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Georgia Power announced last week their intentions to close several area payment centers, including Pelham, Bainbridge, Tifton, Moultrie, Dawson and Thomasville. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, July 22, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The National Weather Service… Read More »

Georgia Power Closing Several Area Payment Centers

Georgia Power announced last week their intentions to close several area payment centers, including Pelham, Bainbridge, Tifton, Moultrie, Dawson and Thomasville.  While the operations portion of the Georgia Power locations will remain open, the procedure for paying your bill or connecting or disconnecting your power will change. According to Joe Truhett, area manager for Georgia Power, more than… Read More »

Sports: Griffey Jr & Piazza enter Hall of Fame, Falcons report to training camp & Braves swept by Rockies

Here are your sports headlines for Monday, July 25th, 2016: Local BEARCATS (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Lady Cats Softball team looking ahead to big 2016 season National BRAVES (AJC) – Braves lose 7-2 on Sunday; swept by Rockies at Coors Field over weekend BRAVES (AJC) – Julio Teheran will attempt to make next start without rotation shuffle MLB (ESPN)… Read More »

WEATHER: Another Week of Scorching Temps and Afternoon Rain in SWGA

The National Weather Service is predicting another week of extreme temperatures and afternoon showers for southwest Georgia.  Here is the detailed forecast: Today A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 104. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to… Read More »