Category Archives: Flint Media

NEWS: Grand Jury Indicts Bainbridge Man for 2 Murders, More Bad Weather Possible, BPS Awards and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, February 13, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, February 10, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia could be in for another bout of bad weather. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – On Tuesday evening, Bainbridge… Read More »

WEATHER: Bad Weather Coming Again This Week?

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia could be in for another bout of bad weather.  After a warm start to the week, thunderstorms will hit the area Wednesday, followed by a brief cool down. Detailed Forecast Today Sunny, with a high near 72. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, February 10, 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: Cedric Levon Jones, 35, Adams Drive, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving While License Suspended or Revoked, Seat Belt Violation – Adult; Kelley, GSP Jonathan Dennis McCall, 40, Brinson Airbase Road, Brinson Ga, Simple Battery;… Read More »

NEWS: Elephant Sanctuary Fence Going Up, More Bainbridge Car Break Ins, Dothan Woman Charged in Husband’s Murder and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, February 10, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, February 9, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge Public Safety responded to two separate car break-ins Friday night that were reported on Saturday. ATTAPULGUS, Ga. (WCTV) — Hundreds of large posts are going up… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, February 9, 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 Denise Calloway, 44, Virginia Lane, Climax, Ga, Improper Passing, Obstruction of an Officer, Open Container, Signature on Citation Required, Unlawful Conduct During 911 Call; Marchant, GSP Leon Keaton Jr., 33, Morgan… Read More »




NEWS: Governor Deal in Albany, Two Arrested for Nail Salon Robbery, Tuesday Night Storms Kill One and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, February 9, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, February 8, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge Public Safety arrested a drug dealer on Monday, Feb. 6, on Flemming Street for possession of cocaine and methamphetamine with intent to distribute MOULTRIE, GA (VALDOSTA… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, February 8, 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: Robert Antonio Little Jr., 38, River Road, Jakin, Ga, Probation Violation o/c Possession of Cocaine; Edmond, DESO Raymond Lamar Biggs, 44, Manhole Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving Under the Influence – Alcohol, Endangering… Read More »

Possible Tornado Damage in Decatur County Tuesday Night (Photos)

A plantation in southwest Decatur County received significant damage during Tuesday night’s storm.  Due to the extensive nature of the damage, it seems possible that a tornadic event occurred on the farm. On the scene you can see multiple large pine trees on the ground as well as a clear path of damage.  Thankfully, the damage was limited… Read More »




NEWS: Florida Murder Suspect Dead, GDOT Addresses Deadly Intersection, Akins Named Employee of the Quarter and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, February 8, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Norris Akins was named the City of Bainbridge Employee of the Quarter BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Following two fatal accidents at the intersection of Hwy. 27 North and Bethel Road in a five-day period, public outcry has drastically increased calling for a… Read More »

Akins Named City of Bainbridge Employee of the Quarter

PRESS RELEASE Congratulations to City of Bainbridge “Employee of the Quarter” Norris Akins. Akins serves as Parks Crew Supervisor and was nominated for being an instrumental part in the success of “Lights Along the River” held during the month of December. He is a graduate of Bainbridge High School where he played basketball and ran track. Before joining… Read More »

WEATHER: Possible High Winds, Hail and Thunderstorms Tuesday Afternoon/Night

The National Weather Service has updated the chance of severe weather for southwest Georgia this afternoon and tonight. “The Storm Prediction Center has extended the slight risk area farther eastward into portions of southwest Georgia and the Florida panhandle.  The main threats continue to be damaging wind gusts and large hail with impacts to trees and power lines. … Read More »




NEWS: Another Fatal Accident on Highway 27 N, Dothan Bomb Threat, Alabama Killer on the Run and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, February 7, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, February 6, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Victim identified in Monday’s Highway 27 N fatal accident  ALBANY, GA (ALBANY HERALD) – Doughtery County Deputy Coroner addresses storm death numbers GULF COAST, AL (WALB) – Authorities… Read More »

Another Fatal Accident at Hwy 27 N and Bethel Rd (Mon 5:00 pm)

Update 6:40 pm Bps Deputy Director Frank Green: Bainbridge Public Safety offers condolences to the family of Brenda Gail Solis of Bethel Road in Bainbridge. Brenda was killed in an accident on Highway 27 this afternoon. We ask the public to keep the passenger, who was Life Flighted, in their prayers. Her name has not been released and… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, February 6, 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: Kimberly Nicole Burke, 18, John Bush Road, Brinson, Ga, Driving in Violation of License class Restrictions, Drugs to be Kept in Original Container, Possession of Drug Related Object; Edmond, ATTA John Raymond… Read More »




NEWS: Former Meigs Mayor Convicted, Officer Involved Shooting in Moultrie, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, February 6, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, February 3, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia will see a high chance of rain and thunderstorms for the week. MEIGS, Ga. (WCTV) — The former… Read More »

WEATHER: Thunderstorms, High Winds This Week

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia will see a high chance of rain and thunderstorms for the week.  However, as the rain moves out, the weekend should be perfect.  Here is the detailed forecast: Detailed Forecast Today Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Tonight Partly cloudy,… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, February 3, 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: Jamie Lamar Lashley, 38, Smart Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, DESO Sharon Lee Mileo, 60, US Hwy 319 South, Thomasville, Ga, Financial Transaction Card Theft; Pace, DESO Tameika… Read More »




NEWS: Longer Deer Season Legislation Introduced, January Gas Prices Up Over Last Year, Proposed Gun Ban in Georgia and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, February 3, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, February 2, 2017 ATLANTA, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – January gas prices up 42 cents over last year ATLANTA, GA (GEORGIA OUTDOOR NEWS) – Legislation that would increase hunting and fishing license fees in Georgia was expected… Read More »