Category Archives: Flint Media

NEWS: Shooting in Albany, Lottery Winner, Candidates for Local Offices

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news for Wednesday, March 2, 2016: ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Shooting in Albany ALBANY, GA (WALB) – One man, two lottery tickets, $500,000 CAMILLA, GA (ALBANY HERALD) – Petition for a city council recall in Camilla BAINBRIDGE, GA (THOMASVILLE TIMES) – Bankston runs for Georgia Circuit Seat  MEIGS, GA (THOMASVILLE TIMES) – Meigs… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Tuesday, March 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. Kimberly Diane Anglin, 34, 416 Whigham Dairy Road, Bainbridge, GA, Willful obstruction of law enforcement officers – misd, failure… Read More »




NEWS: Officer Involved Shooting, NTSB Gives Details in Plane Crash and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news for Tuesday, March 1, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Action GM’s Day It Forward Event was a huge success (with pictures) BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Today Georgia will join six other states in voting for the next U.S. President.  Find your voting precinct here.  THOMASVILLE (TIMES ENTERPRISE) — A Grady County woman faces… Read More »

NEWS: Voting Info, Aggravated Assault, and Day It Forward in Monday’s SWGA News

Here’s your southwest Georgia news for Monday, February 29, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE.COM) – Tuesday is voting day; What you need to know.   BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE.COM) – Action GM’s Day It Forward Event will run all day today, Monday, February 29, 2016! SEMINOLE COUNTY, GA (WALB) – Seminole County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a stabbing on Town and Country… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, February 26, 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. Katherine Lovett Fudge, 62, 5396 Willie Baker Road, Iron City, GA, Deposit Account Fraud; J Pace, SO Summer Eve… Read More »




NEWS: Dog Killer Arrested, NWS Confirms Tornados, Fatal Accident in Decatur County

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, February 25, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Police Captain Dan Stone is announcing his intentions to run for the position of Chief Magistrate for Decatur County.   BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Grace Christian Academy boys and girls advance in basketball playoffs. EARLY CO., GA (WALB) – Early County investigators say a Damascus… Read More »




Grace Christian Academy Boys and Girls Advance in Basketball Playoffs

Girls Move on in Playoffs: GCA Lady Cougars beat Oak Mountain 59 to 43 on Tuesday evening to advance to round 2. They will play again in Jefferson on Friday evening at 6pm against Monsignor Donovan.  The winner of this game will advance to the Final 4. Location:  Jefferson County High School, 1668 Winder Hwy, Jefferson, GA 30549   Boys Play Again Saturday: The… Read More »

NEWS: Storm Damages Southeast, Decatur County Checkbook $1,000,000 in the Red and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, February 24, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Tuesday night’s overnight storm caused damage and power outages throughout southwest Georgia. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the National Weather Service, southwest Georgia will see significant winds throughout Wednesday morning, with gusts as high as 40 mph BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Ben… Read More »




WEATHER: Wednesday Brings High Winds, Cooler Temperatures

According to the National Weather Service, southwest Georgia will see significant winds throughout Wednesday morning, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  The high winds, coupled with saturated grounds, could lead to fallen trees, power outages and property damage. Detailed Forecast Overnight  Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Low around… Read More »

Overnight Storm Causes Damage, Power Outages (6:15 a.m. Wednesday)

Developing: Tuesday night’s overnight storm caused damage and power outages throughout southwest Georgia. According to preliminary reports, there were multiple cases of high winds and possible tornado activity. Some facebook reports have claimed tornado activity in the Whigham and Dothan areas, although those are still unconfirmed (UPDATE 6.15 a.m.: WALB has confirmed the damage in Whigham was the… Read More »




Tuesday Night / Wednesday Morning Weather Update (Tues 4:30 p.m.)

Here are the details from the National Weather Service briefing to the Decatur County Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday afternoon: “Key Points for this event: Potentially significant severe weather outbreak to occur across the region tonight 1. Severe thunderstorms will approach the region late this evening and progress through the region overnight. 2. All forms of severe weather… Read More »

Doug Griffin Running for Decatur County Commission Seat

James Douglas Griffin of Climax, has announced his intention to run for the District 2 Seat of the Decatur County Commission. PRESS RELEASE Doug Griffin Announces Candidacy for Decatur County 2nd District Commissioner I am announcing my candidacy for the 2nd District County Commissioner seat here in Decatur County, Georgia.  I’m asking for Decatur County residents and the… Read More »

UPDATE: Decatur County Schools Closed Tomorrow (February 24)

  UPDATE TUESDAY 6:19 P.M. Per Superintendent, Dr Fred Rayfield, all Decatur County Schools WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY TOMORROW.  This applies to all students, faculty and staff. Sowegalive.com will post any changes to the school schedule should they occur. The weather conditions are in place for a stormy night Tuesday.  Other Decatur County schools that will be closed… Read More »