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 »

NEWS: Joe Crine Reception to be Held Tomorrow, Albany Shooting Leaves One Dead, Stolen Car Recovered in Bainbridge

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, August 24, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, August 23, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – In a press release from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, officials were notified of a possible tropical development in the Atlantic Ocean that could target Georgia and… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Tuesday, August 23, 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: Jessica Makalya Dunn, 20, Old Quincy Rd, Bainbridge, GA, DUI – alcohol, speeding, driving without license on person; Snider, GSP Otis Tyrone Gainer, Jr., 32, Walter St, Waycross, GA, Possession of Marijuana… Read More »

WEATHER: Tropical System Developing in Atlantic – Could Target SWGA

In a press release from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, officials were notified of a possible tropical development in the Atlantic Ocean that could target Georgia and Florida: “Tropical cyclone development is possible later this week as a system approaches the Bahamas. This system may approach Florida late in the weekend, but it is too early to… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – August 24th

Isaiah 53:3 He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Hebrews 4:15 For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, August 22, 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: Curel Jamichael Adams, 19, Halftrack St, Tallahassee, FL, Theft by receiving stolen property, driving with learner’s permit, failure to stop for stop sign, theft by bringing stolen property into state; Glover, BPS… Read More »

Missing Man’s Body Found in Decatur County

According to Lt. Brian Donalson with the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office, the body that was discovered in Decatur County last week was identified as the missing person reported just a few days prior.   Josh Owens, 31, was found deceased in a wooded area near the 2000 block of Dothan Road on Thursday, August 18 around 4:30 p.m.… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – August 23rd

Isaiah 43:2 When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. Isaiah 46:4 And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I… Read More »

NEWS: Major Drug Bust in Miller County, DCBOE Declines to Honor Joe Crine, 12 Arrested in North Florida Meth Ring and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, August 22, 2016: COLQUITT, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Thursday, August 18, 2016, the Pataula Drug Task Force concluded a six-month investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics, in Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia.  The operation culminated in the Pataula Drug Task force obtaining arrest warrants for 13 suspects. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST… Read More »

Pataula Drug Task Force Concludes 6 Month Investigation with 10 Arrests (Mug Shots Included)

Pataula Drug Task Force Cleaning up Miller County: 10 suspects arrested and searching for 3 more. Press Release Colquitt, GA – On Thursday, August 18, 2016, the Pataula Drug Task Force concluded a six-month investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics, in Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia.  The operation culminated in the Pataula Drug Task force obtaining arrest warrants… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – August 22

Romans 14:7-8 For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself. For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord’s. 1 Corinthians 6:20 For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your… Read More »

Decatur County Sheriff’s Office, GBI Conducting Death Investigation

According to Undersheriff Major Wendell Cofer, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are conducting a death investigation after a report was made in Decatur County early Thursday afternoon. Reports of the call went out around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, dispatching authorities to the 2000 block of Dothan Road. The investigation is ongoing and… Read More »

NEWS: Man Killed in Fitzgerald, Cordele Fire Burns Factory, Lake Seminole Cold Case, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, August 19, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, August 18, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Prison is not a place of hope for many, but in Decatur County, hope is just the ticket that was received by two lucky inmates. LAKE SEMINOLE, GA… Read More »

Bearcats defeat the Godby High School Cougars in final preseason scrimmage

The Bainbridge Bearcats traveled down to Tallahassee, Florida, on Thursday night to take on the Godby High School Cougars for their final preseason scrimmage before the 2016 season. The Bearcats looked formidable against the Lowndes Vikings two weeks ago but the Cats were looking for a little more consistency on both offense and defense before they head home… Read More »