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Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Tuesday, April 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: Jimmy Cricket Crapps, 53, East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Failure to Appear o/c Public Drunkenness; Prindle, BPS Aaron Allen Jones, 22, Cameron Drive, Bainbridge, Ga, Possession of Controlled Substance within 1000 ft… Read More »




NEWS: Wildfires Scorching Florida, Alabama Governor Resigns, Okefenokee Swamp on Fire, Arrest Reports and More

Click Here for Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Forest Service says more than 100 active wildfires are burning across the state right now. OKEFENOKEE, FL (First Coast News) – According to the Florida Forest Service, a wildfire in Okefenokee has grown to at least 3800 acres. VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) –… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, April 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: Rodney Gayle Boyle, 56, Bareback Drive, Tallahassee, Fl, Drug Related Objects, DUI, Failure to Maintain Lane, Open Container, Reckless Driving, Seat Belt Violation; Snider; GSP Michael Duane Brown, 29, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving… Read More »

NEWS: Grand Jury Could Indict Grinstead Murder Suspect This Week, Gas Prices Rising, St George Fire and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, April 10, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – On Tuesday, March 28, the Decatur County Board of Commission voted to improve the meal quality of prisoners in the Decatur County Prison. IRWIN CO., GA (WALB) – A Grand jury in Irwin County could decide whether to indict one of the men… Read More »




NEWS: Storm Hits Watermelon Crop, Tornadoes Confirmed, 500 Acre Wildfire Approaching North Florida, and More

Here’s your Friday morning news roundup (WTVM) – Preliminary reports from the National Weather Service confirm that an EF-2 tornado hit areas of Stewart and Webster counties. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Farmers are out replanting tonight, less than 24 hours after a storm pulled their crop out of the ground. GRADY CO., GA (WALB) – A popular Grady County roadway… Read More »

NEWS: Rainfall Totals, Chicken Houses Destroyed by Storm, Earthquake in NW GA and More

Rainfall Totals for the Week STEWART COUNTY, GA (WALB) – The J and J Farms poultry operation  on Freeman Road in Stewart County was wiped out by severe weather Wednesday.  Joe Ammons had two of his huge chicken houses destroyed, with hundreds of chickens killed. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Albany Police Department is investigating after a longtime Albany business… Read More »

WEATHER: Rainfall Totals for the Week

Wednesday’s storms brought plenty of wind and some pockets of precipitation to our corner of southwest Georgia, but the rainfall totals were relatively low.  Although certain areas may have seen significantly more than others, the officials rainfall totals for our area are as follows: Decatur County Public Works: .73″ Marianna Airport: 1.31″ Albany Airport: .98″ Dothan Airport: .29″… Read More »




NEWS: Latest Weather Update from NWS, Alabama Gov Facing Possible Impeachment (again), and More

Bainbridge man announces 135 mile, 24 hour endurance race BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Here is the latest from the National Weather Service in Tallahassee regarding today’s storms. ATTAPULGUS, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Attapulgus’ elephant refuge is coming together NASHVILLE, GA (WALB) – We are following a story that was breaking overnight, trying to get details on a high speed… Read More »

Bainbridge Man Runs 100 Mile Race, Announces 24 Hour, 135 Mile Endurance Run

Bainbridge runner Harold Allen is the type of person that inspires someone, even when he’s not trying to.  He’s the guy that motivates people he’s never even met.  A man that, through his own determination and strength, is having a butterfly effect of sorts on his community.  Harold Allen is a living legend. Recently, the Post Searchlight featured… Read More »

NEWS: Bad Weather Coming Wednesday, Monday Night Storm Damage, Alligator Point Parking Restricted and More

ALLIGATOR POINT, Fla. (WCTV) — Alligator Point is a popular beach destination in for many local Floridians and Georgians. Beachgoers are not following parking rules, prompting changes by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The aftermath of Monday’s destructive storms is bringing back a familiar sight for residents here in South Georgia.  LOWNDES CO (VALDOSTA TODAY)… Read More »




NEWS: Severe Weather Possible Monday Night, I-85 Collapse Details, Arrest Reports and More

ATLANTA, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Below is a press release from the Georgia Department of Transportation concerning the collapse of Interstate 85 in Atlanta. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, March 31, 2017 ATLANTA (CBS46) – One of three people charged in connection to the fire that caused a portion of I-85 to collapse appeared… Read More »

WEATHER: Cold Front Approaching, Bringing Severe Weather Monday

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia could see severe weather, including the chance for tornadoes, as a cold front moves into the region on Monday.  As of Sunday morning, the threat level was considered “slight” with the storms expected to impact southwest Georgia in the mid to late afternoon Monday.

I-85 Collapse: GDOT Updates

Below is a press release from the Georgia Department of Transportation concerning the collapse of Interstate 85 in Atlanta. PRESS RELEASE Fulton County, Georgia Seven Hundred Feet of I-85 to be Removed and Replaced: $10 Million in Federal Funds Approved from US DOT Georgia DOT Commissioner and Local Officials Update on I-85 Roadway Collapse in Metro Atlanta After… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, March 31, 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: Quinton Tyrome Davis, 31, South Lamar Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Probation Violation o/c Aggravated Assault; Jackson, BPS Charles Edward Weston, 52, Matilda Jackson Road, Attapulgus, Ga, Theft by Receiving; Edmond, ATTA Jerry Knight… Read More »

NEWS: Atlanta Traffic “Worst Case Scenario”, Child on Bicycle Struck by Car in Albany, Arrest Reports and More

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Albany Police Department responded to an accident in the 1800 block East Oglethorpe. MEIGS, Ga. (WCTV) – A former south Georgia mayor has been arrested after authorities say she filed false documents to receive free legal representation. ATLANTA (CBS46) – A portion of Interstate 85 in Atlanta collapsed Thursday afternoon after a major fire burned under the… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, March 30, 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: Joseph Gerard Ausgood, 25, Helen Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Failure to Appear o/c Simple Battery; Mobley, DESO Quinton Tyrone Davis, 31, South Lamar Street, Bainbridge, Ga, probation Violation o/c Aggravated Assault; Jackson, BPS… Read More »




NEWS: BHS Principal Retiring,Tuesday Afternoon Plane Crash in Alabama, Bird Flu in Georgia, Arrest Reports and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge High School Principal Tommie Howell has announced his plan to retire at the end of this school year. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the possibility of a poisoned dog in the area of Bethel Road. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – State leaders are telling poultry producers to remain… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, March 29, 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 Roger Byrd, 42, West Broughton Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Simple Battery; Strickland, BPS Michael Rashad Jones, 22, Beaver Circle, Bainbridge, Ga, Probation Violation o/c Entering Auto, DESO Dennis Lenard Akins, 42, Mitchell… Read More »