Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, January 27, 2017:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, January 26, 2017
- COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – State Representative Gerald Greene is recovering after a shooting on Thursday afternoon.
- ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a shooting in Fitzgerald.
- ALBANY, GA (WALB) – An Albany double murder suspect will make his first appearance in court Friday morning.
- VALDOSTA, GA (Valdosta Daily Times) — A Lowndes County jury awarded $10 million to a doctor who claimed he was injured while working at South Georgia Medical Center.
- MIDWAY, Fla. (WTXL) – Generous rain since mid-December for the region has nearly erased any leftover signs of drought conditions that began to plague the region late last summer.
- MACON, GA (MACON TELEGRAPH) – After a monthlong investigation, a Baldwin State Prison guard was arrested on the job Wednesday and charged with selling heroin and violating the oath of office.
As always, you can hear these news stories and more on the Sack Lunch Show, weekdays from 10 – Noon.
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