Category Archives: Interviews

S.W Georgia Farm Devastated From Pipeline Construction

The 515 miles of the Sabal Trail Pipeline have not been without much controversy – from environmentalists, organized protests, social media campaigns, and has even resulted in a few isolated arrests. The pipeline construction nears completion in it’s trek across Southwest Georgia, and the frenetic progress continues farther south into Florida, crossing over the invaluable Floridan Aquifer.  The pipeline affects… 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 »

Former Bainbridge Bearcat Phillip Gamble visits our Flint Media radio stations

Former Bainbridge Bearcat football star Phillip Gamble, who went on to play college football for Marshall University and is now playing pro football in Germany, stopped by our Flint Media radio studios in Bainbridge on Friday, Jan. 9 to talk with us. Gamble joined Kevin and Jay from Jesus and Jammin’, Southwest Georgia’s most popular morning radio show,… Read More »

Congressman Bishop visits Bainbridge to discuss pressing local and national issues

Kevin Dowdy, president of Flint Media Inc. and co-host of the Jesus and Jammin’ morning show, interviewed U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop (D-Albany, Ga.) in the WBGE studio on Friday, Oct. 31. The interview was broadcast on all six of our radio stations in Southwest Georgia. In part 1 of the interview, Bishop talks about his time in the… Read More »

Interview with candidate for U.S. Senate from Georgia, Karen Handel interviewed Karen Handel, a Republican candidate for one of Georgia’s two U.S. Senate seats, via telephone on Monday, May 5, 2014. In the approximately 8 minute, 30-second interview, Handel talks about her experience as a former Georgia Secretary of State, her four-part plan for economic opportunity and prosperity and why she classifies herself as both a fiscal… Read More »

Is Butch Mosely allowed to hold public office in two counties? talked to David C. “Butch” Mosely on Friday, May 2, 2014. In April 2014, Dr. Mosely was selected as the permanent superintendent of schools in Albany-Dougherty County , having served as interim superintendent since January 2013. Mosely is also serving as a county commissioner in Decatur County, first elected in 2004 and last re-elected in 2012. There… Read More »

U.S. Senate candidate Kingston visits Decatur County

U.S. Congressman Jack Kingston stopped by the small town of Climax, GA, to talk about agriculture and other issues before of a crowd of about 60-70 people on Thursday, April 24. Kingston, a Republican from Savannah, Ga., is running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Saxby Chambliss of Moultrie, Ga., who is retiring. Kingston had visited… Read More »

County commissioners disagree on swipe at Hobby

At the Decatur County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, April 22, Commissioner Russell Smith used his comment time at the end of the meeting to directly ask County Attorney Brown Moseley “Who directs the county attorney to make open records requests?’ The county attorney said he acts at the direction of county commissioners; Smith stated he was… Read More »

County admin discusses private EMS options

In an interview with  on Thursday, April 17, Decatur County Administrator Gary Breedlove discussed how county commissioners are looking into possibly privatizing its Emergency Medical Service (ambulance service). The county government requested bids from private companies and the deadline to receive bids was last Friday, April 18. Decatur County commissioners have placed “EMS Options – Status” as… Read More »

Breedlove discusses city government’s decision to take its garbage out of state

Flint Media’s Brennan Leathers interviewed Decatur County Administrator Gary Breedlove on Thursday, April 17, 2014 to hear what he had to say after the Bainbridge City Council awarded a bid for its waste disposal to Waste Management Inc. The city government plans to begin taking its garbage to a landfill in Campbellton, Fla. in the near future. [jwplayer… Read More »