Category Archives: Around our Area

NEWS: Bainbridge Approves Open Container Law, Valdosta Men Stealing Mail, Fatal Log Truck Wreck in Early County and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Tuesday evening Bainbridge City Council adopted an amended alcohol ordinance that would allow for open container in the central business district with a 3-2 vote. EARLY CO., GA (WALB) – The Georgia State Patrol said a 67-year-old man was killed in a semi-truck wreck in Early County early Tuesday morning. VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) – Federal prosecutors… Read More »

NEWS: $1K in Hygiene Products Stolen, Gas Prices Falling, Shoplifters Chased Through Bainbridge and More

CAIRO/BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Friday afternoon a maroon Honda Civic sped off after shoplifting at Hibbett Sports in Cairo. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – An Albany judge has sentenced 19 people after several law enforcement agencies worked to uncover a major methamphetamine drug ring in Southwest Georgia ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Albany police are investigating after a business in the 900… Read More »




WEATHER: “Cold” Front Hits Monday Night, Cooler Weather Tuesday

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia will finally see a break from the heat this week as rain brings a “cold” front to the region Monday afternoon. Detailed Forecast This Afternoon A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North northwest wind around 10 mph. Tonight A… Read More »

NEWS: SGA Retires Lt. Weston Lee’s Jersey, Man Stabbed at Thomasville Apartment Complex, Two Killed in Ft. Gaines and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Decatur County Sheriff Wiley Griffin recently recognized Thomas Avery, assistant area engineer for maintenance in our area three Georgia Department of Transportation Office (HQ in Donalsonville), for his “unselfish assistance” in helping prevent injury. THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WTXL) – The search continues for the person who Thomasville police say stabbed a man and then ran over… Read More »