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SWGA Area News for Friday, February 12, 2016: Two Officers Shot in Southwest Georgia

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news for Friday, February 12, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – From the Decatur County Board of Elections: Advance voting for president now underway BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting a clear and cool weekend in southwest Georgia, followed by rain on Monday. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – As the Georgia Bureau of… Read More »




It’s Voting Season in Southwest Georgia

From the Decatur County Board of Elections: Advance voting for president now underway Advance in-person voting for the Presidential Preference Primary will take place from Monday, Feb. 8, through Friday, Feb. 19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and, from Monday, Feb. 22, through Friday, Feb. 26, from… Read More »

SWGA Area News for February 11, 2016: Man Missing from Early County

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, February 11, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Emily Sullivan , a freshman at Bainbridge High School of Bainbridge is a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, MA on June 25-27, 2016. ASHBURN, GA (WALB) – A suspected South Carolina bank robber ended up in a south Georgia jail Wednesday night. BLAKELY,… Read More »




SWGA Area News for Wednesday, February 10, 2016: Details from Last Week’s Fatal Crash

Here’s your southwest Georgia news for Wednesday, February 10, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Sowegalive has learned the details of a fatal traffic accident in Decatur County last Friday. THOMAS CO., GA (WALB) – Mayor Linda Harris of Meigs turned herself in to the Thomas County Jail this afternoon after she was charged with using city money for a Christmas… Read More »

Details from Crash on Highway 27 North last Friday

Sowegalive has learned the details of a fatal traffic accident in Decatur County last Friday.  According to the Georgia State Patrol report, a single vehicle crash occurred on US Highway 27 North near mile marker 30.  The report states that the vehicle, a 2002 Buick Park Avenue, was registered to Anneliese Schwarting of Columbus, GA.  The driver and… Read More »




Freeze Warning in Effect for SWGA Tonight

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a freeze warning for southwest Georgia between 11:00 tonight until 9:00 a.m. tomorrow.  Temperatures are expected to drop to a low of 30 degrees tonight and stay below freezing until mid morning Wednesday. A freeze warning means all exposed pipes and plants should be covered to avoid damage.    You… Read More »

SWGA Area News for Tuesday, February 9, 2016: Meth, Moonshine and Guns Seized

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news for Tuesday, February 9, 2016: Dothan, AL (Dothan Eagle) – A father and son face criminal charges after authorities seized moonshine, meth and up to 200 guns from what investigators referred to as the “compound” for a local motorcycle club. Bainbridge, GA (Sowegalive.com) – According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, the… Read More »




SWGA Area News for Monday, February 8, 2016: Bank Burglar Shot

Your southwest Georgia area news for Monday, February 8, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The National Weather Service is predicting wintry conditions for southwest Georgia this week WILCOX CO., GA (WALB) – Two suspects broke into the Planters Bank in Pineview around 4:00AM Monday. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Former Bainbridge High School linebacker Danny Barker signed a scholarship to play… Read More »

SWGA Weather Forecast for the Week of February 8, 2016: Blustery Conditions Expected

The National Weather Service is predicting wintry conditions for southwest Georgia this week.  In addition to the cold temperatures, expect high winds at times.  Here is the detailed forecast: Detailed Forecast Today A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports: Friday, February 5, 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. Edith Nichole Anderson, 30, 3153 Old Jakin Road, Donalsonville, GA, Theft by shoplifting – misd; M Musgrove, SO; Kimberly Jersha Ford, 23, 428 E College Street,… Read More »




Multiple Car Accident on Highway 84

There was a five car accident in the eastbound lanes of Highway 84 this morning.  Decatur County 911 received a call reporting the incident at 7:41 a.m.  According to preliminary reports, there was an initial accident involving three vehicles, followed by a second accident involving two additional vehicles. According to Julie Harris, Community Affairs Director for the City of… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports: Thursday, February 4, 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. Victoria Anne Mancil, 31, 131 Chapman Hall Road, Bainbridge, GA, Driving w/o license on person, DUI – alcohol, seatbelt violation – adult; Kirkus, GSP; Ryan C… Read More »

SWGA Area News: Local Woman Dies in House Fire

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, February 3, 2016: THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – WALB has learned the name of a Thomasville woman killed overnight in a house fire. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Keith Pollock named Chief of the Bainbridge-Decatur County Marshal’s Office TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Investigators with the State Fire Marshal’s office say the fire that… Read More »