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WEATHER: Wet Start to the Week, Cooler Temperatures Too

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting a wet start to the work week and high temperatures in the high 70’s for the first half. Detailed Forecast Today Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.… Read More »

NEWS: Wreck Leads to Felony Arrest, Check Fraud Scheme Leads to 4 Arrests, Fatal Moultrie Accident and More

MOULTRIE, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – Four Georgia residents have been sentenced for their roles in a fraudulent check cashing scheme. VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – Teen arrested for felony car break in MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – Police say that Patricia Cooper, 53, of Norman Park, died when when a truck hit her car in the driver’s side door. ST. GEORGE… Read More »




BPS: Vehicle Wreck Leads to Felony Arrest

PRESS RELEASE This morning around 10am, a vehicle traveling down Hubert Dollar Drive clipped a couple of signs, ultimately coming to rest against a sign located at the intersection of Cox Avenue at the Bill Reynolds Sports Park. A woman who was in the area jogging, approached the vehicle to check on the driver, later identified as 25… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, May 18, 2017

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: Crystal Leann Donalson, 34, Quail Rise Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Failure to Appear o/c Theft by Taking; Presilla, DESO Donna Rau Fiscus, 69, Flint River Heights Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Simple Assault; Mobley, DESO… Read More »

NEWS: Thomasville Student Dies in Car Wreck the Day Before Graduation, Counterfeit Money Circulating, Arrest Reports and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Southwest Georgia can expect rain and cooler temperatures late this weekend and into next week. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Two BHS students score internship at Bainbridge Manufacturing ST. GEORGE, Ga. (Valdosta Today)– The West Mims fire has scorched more than 150,000 acres of land since it began in early April, and only about a… Read More »




WEATHER: Rain and (slightly) Cooler Temperatures on the Way

Southwest Georgia can expect rain and cooler temperatures late this weekend and into next week.  Here is the detailed forecast from the National Weather Service in Tallahassee: Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Friday… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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: Pannell Hearn, 26, Decatur Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Adult Restraint Law Seat Belt, Child Restraint Law Seat Belt, Disorderly Conduct, Driving without License, Failure to Appear; Heard, GSP Donald Warren Pearson Jr., 55,… Read More »

NEWS: BPS Gets K9, Bainbridge Bypass Getting Resurfaced, Substitute Teacher Arrested and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Resurfacing that is about to start on one of the busiest state routes in Bainbridge will interrupt traffic, but motorists will benefit from a better road and smoother ride once the project is finished. BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (WTXL) – A program in Bainbridge focused on building bonds between local children and police now has a new way to… Read More »




Bainbridge Public Safety Responded to a Multiple Vehicle Fire Over the Weekend

PRESS RELEASE On Sunday, May 14, at approximately 5:40am, E-911 dispatched Bainbridge Public Safety to 912 Martin Street in reference to multiple vehicles on fire.  Upon arriving on scene, Sergeant Timothy Mixon observed three vehicles fully involved, and advised responding units of the situation. Decatur County Fire Rescue was dispatched to assist.  All three vehicle fires were extinguished,… Read More »

Bainbridge Public Safety Officer Gets K9 Partner

The Bainbridge Public Safety Department welcomed a new member of the squad this week.  Officer Jayson Myers, a 3 and a half year veteran of the force will be handling “Kenzo” who is trained in narcotics detection and tracking.  In a facebook post, BPS noted that the duo had recently completed training in Dooly County and would be hitting… Read More »

Bainbridge Bypass to be Resurfaced

For Immediate Release Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Contact: Nita Birmingham 229.326.5435 District Four Communications Decatur County… Busy Bainbridge Bypass Getting New Asphalt for a Better Road, Smoother Ride BAINBRIDGE – Resurfacing that is about to start on one of the busiest state routes in Bainbridge will interrupt traffic, but motorists will benefit from a better road and smoother ride once the project is… Read More »




Bearcat Baseball Hosting Summer Camp

2017 Bearcat Summer Camp Bearcat Baseball Camp (Presented by Current Bearcat players and coaches)  May 31st & June 1st FUNDAMENTAL CAMP *Hitting will be included in this camp session AGES: 6-14    TIME: 9:00 AM-12:00 COST: $50.00 June 2nd  PITCHER AND CATCHER CAMP AGES: 9-14       TIME: 9:00 AM-11:00 COST: $25.00 _____________________________________________________________________________________ *CAMP LOCATION: Bainbridge High School Baseball Field… Read More »

NEWS: Child Left on Bus in Albany, Medical School Coming to Moultrie, Human Trafficking in Columbus and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, May 16, 2017: Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge State College is pleased to name April Perkins of Whigham as its 2017 Outstanding Graduate. TIFTON, GA (WALB) – A South Georgia private institution dedicated to medical education wants to train more professionals in South Georgia. ALBANY,… Read More »

Perkins Named Bainbridge State Outstanding Graduate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 15, 2017 Perkins named BSC Outstanding Graduate Bainbridge State College is pleased to name April Perkins of Whigham as its 2017 Outstanding Graduate.  April Perkins is a 2009 graduate of Cairo High School. She was awarded an Associate of Arts in Business Administration with honors from Bainbridge State in December of 2014. Perkins returned… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, May 15, 2017

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: James Andrew Armstrong, 37, Bettstown Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Theft by Shoplifting; Shaw, BPS Natasha Nicole Armstrong, 34, Bettstown Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Theft by Shoplifting; Shaw, BPS Alan Treyvon Close, 19, Byron Street,… Read More »

NEWS: Cairo Mother Charged in Infant Death, Okefenokee Fire Update, 1st Lt Weston Lee Heads Home for Memorial and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, May 15, 2017: CAIRO, GA (THOMASVILLE TIMES ENTERPRISE) — The mother of a female newborn infant who died in early February has been charged with the death, following a months-long wait for autopsy results.  THOMASVILLE, GA (THOMASVILLE TIMES ENTERPRISE) — Lawmen and the district attorney’s office are joining forces… Read More »




NEWS: MitCo Grow Hold Ribbon Cutting, Traffic Stop Leads to Heroin Bust, Screwdriver Attack and More

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports Fundraiser for the Family of 1st Lt. Weston Lee DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) – Dougherty County Police are searching for a man who they say stabbed his girlfriend with a screwdriver.  ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Albany Dougherty Drug Unit (ADDU) seized a large amount of narcotics, guns, and counterfeit money during a drug… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, May 11, 2017

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: Laquita Shanel Anderson, 33, Clarke Drive, Attapulgus, Ga, Failure to Appear o/c Grand Theft; Musgrove, DESO Jay Michael Baker, 29, Russ Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Bench Warrant o/c Burglary 2nd Degree and Theft… Read More »

Burn Ban in Effect for Southwest Georgia

PRESS RELEASE Due to HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS, NO OPEN BURNING IS ALLOWED in Decatur County, Seminole County, and Grady County. This includes fireworks. GEORGIA FORESTRY COMMISSION – Temporary Suspension on ALL Outdoor Burning: Effective immediately, the Georgia Forestry Commission has implemented a temporary suspension on ALL outdoor burning due to persisting drought conditions. The suspension on outdoor… Read More »