Category Archives: Flint Media




NEWS: Missing Early County Man was Shot, Calhoun Co EMS Director charged and more

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, March 18, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE.COM) –Arrest Reports for Bainbridge and Decatur County for Thursday, March 17 ATLANTA, GA (WALB) –The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office says an Early County man whose body was discovered near Turner Field in Atlanta died after he was shot multiple times in the stomach.… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, March 17, 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. Henry Lee Smart, 38, Bainbridge, GA, Failure to Appear (Traffic, Non-Fingerprintable Offense) (Misd); Mixon, BPS Jocquez Margui Smith, 19,… Read More »

NEWS: Gas Line Ruptures in downtown Bainbridge (photos), Thieves Targeting Unlocked Cars, 72 Hurt in School Bus Crash

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, March 17, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – For a few hours yesterday, several blocks in downtown Bainbridge were blocked off due to a ruptured gas line. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Arrest Reports for Bainbridge and Decatur County for Wednesday, March 16 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to Bainbridge Public Safety reports, there was… Read More »




Thieves Targeting Unlocked Cars in Bainbridge

According to Bainbridge Public Safety reports, there was a rash of car break-ins recently in West Bainbridge. On Monday, March 15 and Tuesday, March 16, Bainbridge Public Safety investigated six cases of “entering auto” on Bethel Road and Plantation Road.  In each case, the vehicles were left unlocked and rummaged through.  In three of the cases, the thieves… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, March 16, 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. Johnny Combast, 60, 810 Gordon Ave, Apt C 10, Bainbridge, GA, Possession of Methamphetamine; Esquivel, BPS Marty Ralph Fraizer,… Read More »




Robert Ingram is City of Bainbridge Employee of the Quarter

At last night’s Bainbridge City Council meeting, Robert Ingram was honored as the Employee of the Quarter.  According to his nomination, Robert works at the City’s Water Pollution Control Plant and went above and beyond the call of duty during recent flooding (which severely damaged sewer lines). Pictured Robert Ingram and Mayor Edward Reynolds Mayor Reynolds congratulates Robert… Read More »

NEWS: Former DCSO Deputies Sentenced, Calhoun County EMS Director Arrested, Massive Pill Mill Bust

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, March 16, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Three former Decatur County deputies were sentenced in federal court yesterday. CALHOUN CO., GA (WALB) – The EMS and 911 Director of Calhoun County is in jail. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) –  Family Connections raised well over $3,000 with their People’s Choice Competition at… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Tuesday, March 15, 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. Joyce Johnson, 53, Bainbridge, GA, Theft by shoplifting; Vaughn, BPS Michael Alan Marty, 27, 466 Woodhull Road, Bainbridge, GA,… Read More »




NEWS: Truck Nearly Drives Over Wall in Bainbridge, Gas Prices on the Rise and Major Drug Bust

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, March 15, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – A driver nearly ended up in Shotwell Street after crashing over a retaining wall BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge Code Enforcement Officers now have county jurisdiction. ALBANY, GA (ALBANY HERALD) –  An Albany man who authorities say was one of the Albany area’s… Read More »

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit Offers “Fresh from the Farm” Grants

March 15, 2016                                                                                            CONTACT:  Liz Nogowski FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                            229.493.0149                                                                                                                                                                Frances Edmunds                                    229.493.0140   Fresh from the Farm Program Supports Trend Towards New Generation Farming   BAINBRIDGE – People want to know the origins of their… Read More »

Bainbridge Code Enforcement Officers Now Patrolling Entire County

On Monday, March 14, City of Bainbridge Code Enforcement officers were sworn in by Sheriff Wiley Griffin to provide jurisdictional powers throughout Decatur County.  Previously, the Bainbridge Code Enforcement officers’ jurisdiction was limited to the city limits of Bainbridge.  However, with the recent Bainbridge/Decatur County Code Enforcement merger, that radius has grown. Picture below are Chief Marshall Keith… Read More »




Bainbridge Arrest Reports for Monday, March 14, 2016

Arrest Reports for Bainbridge Public Safety The following arrests and citations were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by BPS. Frank Warren, 22, Bainbridge, GA, Theft by shoplifting; Vaughn, BPS Callie Close, 50, Bainbridge, GA, Public Drunkenness (misd); Barlow, BPS Kiara Q Marshall, 26, Bainbridge, GA, Disorderly Conduct; Miller, BPS Derrick… Read More »

Decatur County Jail Arrest Reports for Monday, March 14, 2016 (21 names)

Arrest Reports for Bainbridge and Decatur County 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. Edward Cedrick Bailey, 20, 881 Attapulgus Climax Road, Climax, GA, Obstruction of an Officer (misd); Snider, GSP Ashley Barbree, 29, 310 Cloverleaf Circle, Bainbridge, GA,… Read More »

Stevens and Meeks win Lake Seminole Open

The Lake Seminole Open was held in conjunction with Rivertown Days in Bainbridge this past weekend.  It appears as though the big girls have started finding the beds on the big water – here are the results from the tournament, courtesy of the Bainbridge C0nvention and Visitor’s Bureau: LAKE SEMINOLE OPEN 1st PLACE OVERALL WINNERS: Terry Stevens and… Read More »




NEWS: Bill Clinton Coming to Tallahassee, Flames on the Flint Results, Final List of Qualified Decatur County Candidates

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, March 14, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA – Here are the results from the Flames on the Flint BBQ Festival. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) –  The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting a typical week of spring in southwest Georgia. Does that mean rain? BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Friday, March 11 was the final… Read More »

WEATHER: Rain in the forecast this week?

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting a typical week of spring in southwest Georgia.  Here is the detailed forecast: Today Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Tonight Mostly clear, with a… Read More »