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Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, February 27, 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: Marvin Nichols Collier Sr., 64, Tyler Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving Under the Influence – Alcohol, Driving While License Suspended or Revoked; Stripling, GSP Todd Mathew Dunlap, 29, South Washington Street, Bainbridge, Ga,… Read More »

NEWS: Lowndes County Deputy Dies, Hospital Board Reports Positive Month, Weekly Weather, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, February 27, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, February 24, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Southwest Georgia will see a massive temperature shift this week as high temperatures peak on Tuesday before a cool front hits the area on Thursday and Friday.  … Read More »




WEATHER: 40 Degree Temperature Change This Week

Southwest Georgia will see a massive temperature shift this week as high temperatures peak on Tuesday before a cool front hits the area on Thursday and Friday.  This weekend’s temperatures should be closer to normal. Here is the detailed forecast: Detailed Forecast Today Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind around 10 mph. Tonight Patchy fog… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, February 24, 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: Marvin Nichols Collier Sr., 64, Tyler Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving Under the Influence – Alcohol, Driving While License Suspended or Revoked; Stripling, GSP Donnie Oneil Evans, 36, Blackjack Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving… Read More »

NEWS: Advance Voting Begins Monday for Decatur County ESPLOST, 11 Year Old Arrested with Gun at Valdosta School and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, February 24, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, February 23, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Advance in-person voting for the Decatur County Board of Education’s called special election for its renewal of the one-cent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for education-related capital… Read More »




Advance Voting Begins for ESPLOST Renewal

PRESS RELEASE Decatur County Board of Elections and Registration 122 W. Water Street   P.O. Box 7428 Bainbridge, GA 39818 (229) 243-2087 Office   (229) 248-3743 Fax [email protected]   Advance voting begins Monday for ESPLOST renewal   Advance in-person voting for the Decatur County Board of Education’s called special election for its renewal of the one-cent Special Purpose Local Option… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, February 23, 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: Amanda Dixon, 29, South Washington Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Disorderly Conduct, Public Drunkenness; Day, BPS Sacadra James, 34, Dese Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Probation Violation o/c False Imprisonment; Hanks, BPS Justin Lamar Kinder, 23,… Read More »

NEWS: Two Arrested, Another Sought by Bainbridge State College Police, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, February 23, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge State College Police arrested two suspects and are looking for a third in connection to a theft that occurred on campus last week. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, February 22, 2017 ATHENS, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The… Read More »




Several Southwest Georgia Businesses Named Finalists for “Flavor of Georgia”

The University System of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences announced the finalists for their 2017 “Flavor of Georgia” competition and several southwest Georgia businesses made the list. Entries are judged on “technical aspects such as flavor, texture and ingredient profile. Also considered are potential market volume, consumer appeal and how well the product represents Georgia.” The… Read More »

Three Arrested in Bainbridge State College Thefts (Updated 2/23/17 1:35 p.m.)

Update 2/23/17: According to Chief Spooner with the Bainbridge State College Police Department, Harlin Miller has turned himself in to the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office. Bainbridge State College Police arrested two suspects and are looking for a third in connection to a theft that occurred on campus last week. Here is the news release: Bainbridge State College Police… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, February 22, 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: Randy Irving Kennedy, 43, Highway 111 North, Cairo, Ga, Burglary, Theft by Taking; Connell, DCSP Heather Dianne Zill, 25, Pine Avenue, Quincy, Fl, Burglary, Theft by Taking; Connell, DCSP Michelin Vashun Anthony,… Read More »




NEWS: Potter Street Community Center Named After Councilman Sweet, Bdge State College Suspects Id’d, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, February 22, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to Bainbridge State College Police, the suspects in the pictures have been identified BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Thirty-year Bainbridge City Councilman and community leader Joe L. Sweet Jr. was honored posthumously Tuesday when the Potter Street Community Center was renamed after… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge State College Searching for Suspected Thieves, Bullet Hits Thomas University Building, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, February 21, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge State College Police are seeking assistance in identifying the suspects in these pictures THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV)– The campus of Thomas University is breathing a sigh of relief tonight. DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) – Officials are on the scene, battling a house fire in the… Read More »

Bainbridge State College Police searching for potential suspects in theft (ID’d 2/22/17)

Update 2/22/17 6:35 a.m.: According to Bainbridge State College Police, the suspects in the pictures have been identified. Bainbridge State College Police are seeking assistance in identifying the suspects in these pictures. They are wanted for questioning about a theft that occurred at Bainbridge State College on February 14th. The vehicle is believed to be a silver Pontiac… Read More »




NEWS: BHS Senior Chosen for Disney Dream Academy, Inmate Dies at Valdosta State Prison, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, February 20, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, February 17, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Rayneau Victor, a senior at Bainbridge High School, has been selected as one of 100 students nationwide, to attend Disney Dream Academy for four days in… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, February 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: Lisa Craven, 44, Nine Dime Doctor Road, Meigs, Ga, Theft by Shoplifting (Two Counts); Hanks, DESO Michael Randolph Evans Jr., 24, Thomasville Road, Climax, Ga, Hit and Run, Duty of Driver to… Read More »

NEWS: Vada Man Killed in Plane Crash, GSP is Hiring, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, February 17, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, February 16, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to reports, the victim in last night’s plane crash was Donald Anderson from Vada. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Georgia State Patrol is hiring!  COLQUITT CO., GA… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, February 16, 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: Tyja Marketa Johnson, 28, East Sharpe Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving without Valid License; Miller, BPS BPS = Bainbridge Public Safety GSP = Georgia State Patrol SO = Decatur County Sheriff’s Office

NEWS: Decatur County Man Convicted in Infant Aggravated Assault, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, February 16, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, February 15, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – A Decatur County man was convicted this week of aggravated assault on a 6 month old infant after doctors diagnosed the child with symptoms consistent with Shaken Baby… Read More »