Category Archives: Flint Media

NEWS: Police Standoff in Camilla After Shooting, Thomasville Phone Scam, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, April 11, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Arrest reports for Friday, April 8, 2016.  CAMILLA, GA (WALB) – A six and a half hour standoff ended in a Camilla neighborhood when a man finally surrendered to authorities, but not before investigators believe he shot and killed his wife. MITCHELL CO., GA… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, April 7, 2016

The following arrests and citations were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by BPS and the Decatur County Jail. Melinda Paige Brown, 31, 7429 Blue Star Hwy, Chattahoochee, FL, Probation violation (o/c criminal damage to property 2nd degree); Pace, Fields, SO Calvin Terrell Daniels, 44,… Read More »




NEWS: Arrest Reports, 2 Seriously Injured in SWGA Tornado, Major Pot Bust

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, April 8, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, April 7 ALBANY (ALBANY HERALD) — Thanks to an anonymous tip late Wednesday night, officers with the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit (ADDU) were able to discover and raid what officials described as a marijuana growing operation… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, April 7, 2016

The following arrests and citations were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by BPS and the Decatur County Jail. Chelsea Michelle Cloud, 24, 908 Anderson Street, Bainbridge, GA, Aggravated Assault (FVA); Long, SO Mona Franklin, 34, 2216 Spring Creek Rd, Bainbridge, GA, Theft by shoplifting;… Read More »

NEWS: Health Inspection Scores in Decatur County, Cruelty to Animals, Marijuana Bust and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, April 6, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Arrest reports for Bainbridge and Decatur County for April 5, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Here are the scores several Decatur County food establishments received in their inspections during the first quarter of 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Sadel Jackson, 19, was arrested by… Read More »




Decatur County Restaurant Inspection Scores – 1st Quarter 2016

Here are the scores several Decatur County food establishments received in their inspections during the first quarter of 2016: Bainbridge Middle School (Food Service Inspections) 1301 E COLLEGE ST BAINBRIDGE, GA 39819 View inspections: February 17, 2016 Score: 99, Grade: A Big Daddy’s BBQ (Food Service Inspections) 1500 OGERITA ST BAINBRIDGE, GA 39817 View inspections: January 19, 2016… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Arrest Reports for Bainbridge and Decatur County The following arrests and citations were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by BPS and the Decatur County Jail. Barry Dean Crawford, Jr., 25, 2175 South West Street, Bainbridge, GA, Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, driving… Read More »

City of Donalsonville Experiences Waste Water Overflow

PUBLIC NOTICE:  SPILL VIOLATION DONALSONVILLE WASTE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PLANT NPDES PERMIT GA0026123 The City of Donalsonville (the city) operates its Wastewater Pollution Control Plant, commonly called the Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) by authority granted under a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit which is administered within the State of Georgia by the Environmental Protection Division… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, April 4, 2016

Arrest Reports for Bainbridge and Decatur County The following arrests and citations were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by BPS and the Decatur County Jail. Jasmine Simone Douglas, 29, 60 Williams Street, Havana, FL, Public Drunk, Public Indecency; Leroy, BPS Allen Michael Gunn, 27,… Read More »

NEWS: Rainfall totals from the weekend, Two people drown in Flood Waters, Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault with a Crossbow

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, April 4, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Southwest Georgia, North Florida and Southeast Alabama saw significant rainfall Friday and Saturday that led to flash flood warnings, flooded neighborhoods and even two reported deaths. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Thursday, March 31, 2016, Bainbridge Public Safety responded to a domestic disturbance call… Read More »

WEATHER: Rainfall Totals from the Weekend. More to Come?

Southwest Georgia, North Florida and Southeast Alabama saw significant rainfall Friday and Saturday that led to flash flood warnings, flooded neighborhoods and even two reported deaths.  Here are the rainfall totals from the area airports and Decatur County Public Works: Tallahassee:  9.09″ Dothan:  8.48″ Albany:  6.07″ Decatur County Public Works: 5″ Here’s your detailed forecast for this week:… Read More »




Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault with a Crossbow

On Thursday, March 31, 2016, Bainbridge Public Safety responded to a domestic disturbance call that turned violent.   According to the police report, Officer Jason Barlow made contact with a woman at Bainbridge Public Safety Headquarters who was speaking with Investigator Chip Nix about a domestic incident in which she was involved.  The woman, Belinda Robertson, stated she was… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, April 1, 2016

Arrest Reports for Bainbridge and Decatur County The following arrests and citations were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by BPS and the Decatur County Jail. David Robertson, 57, Lake Douglas Rd, Bainbridge, GA, Aggravated assault (felony – 3 counts), terroristic threats and acts (felony),… Read More »

NEWS: Photos from Last Night’s Storm Damage, Flash Flood Watch for SWGA, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, April 1, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – While we can’t confirm whether Decatur County saw an actual tornado last night, we definitely had some significant damage from the storm. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a flash flood watch for southwest Georgia and southeast Alabama BAINBRIDGE,… Read More »




WEATHER: Photos from Last Night’s Storm Damage

While we can’t confirm whether Decatur County saw an actual tornado last night, we definitely had some significant damage from the storm.  Here are a few photos from Butler Ferry Road where the National Weather Service in Tallahassee issued a tornado warning about 7:30 p.m. Thursday night.  Despite the high winds, Decatur County Public Works (located at the… Read More »

Flash Flood Watch for SWGA

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a flash flood watch for southwest Georgia and southeast Alabama. Rainfall amounts could exceed 5″ in some areas. Coupled with last weekends rain, this could lead to flooding in some areas. FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 329 PM EDT THU MAR 31 2016 …HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, March 31, 2016

Arrest Reports for Bainbridge and Decatur County The following arrests and citations were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by BPS and the Decatur County Jail. Emerita Ellene Mapp, 32, 1019 Hall Street, Bainbridge, GA, Probation Violation O/C Theft by taking; Lewis, SO David Wayne… Read More »




NEWS: Bainbridge Manufacturing Update, Severe Weather Coming, Man Jumps from Television Tower

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, March 31, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – What’s going on with Bainbridge Manufacturing? BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – How much rain is coming tomorrow? THOMAS CO., GA (WALB) – Search efforts are underway for a missing base jumper who parachuted off a TV tower, in southern Thomas County.  ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A… Read More »

WEATHER: Severe weather tomorrow?

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting between 1-2 inches of rain in southwest Georgia tomorrow, with some forecasts showing as much as 3-4 inches in certain areas.  The possibility of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes exists as well.  Here’s your detailed forecast: Today A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am.… Read More »

Bainbridge Manufacturing – What’s the Deal Part 2 (photos)

A little over a year ago (March 23, 2015), Sowegalive was treated to a tour of the Bainbridge Manufacturing facility and listened as CEO Abraham Levy laid out the plan to open the plant and put Decatur County folks to work.  From last year’s article: “More machinery will be arriving over the next three months, and the last piece… Read More »