Category Archives: Around our Area

BREAKING NEWS: Country Star, Southwest Georgia Native, Daryle Singletary Dies at 46

According to multiple reports, country music singer and southwest Georgia native Daryle Singletary passed away Monday morning.  He was 46. Daryle is survived by his wife Holly and their four children. Born in Grady County, Daryle rose to country music stardom with multiple Top 40 Hits in the 1990’s, including singles “I Let Her Lie” and “Too Much… Read More »

BPS: Hazardous Road Conditions on Highway 84

From Bainbridge Public Safety Fire Chief Doyle Welch: An oily substance has leaked from a vehicle on Highway 84 Eastbound from the Brinson Bridge area continuing on the ramp to Highway 27 North.  Due to wet road conditions, this substance could cause the roadway to become slick.  BPS and City of Bainbridge Public Works crews are assessing the… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for 2-9-18

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail and Bainbridge Public Safety. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail and Bainbridge Public Safety: Lakeya Enzor, 34, Lake Drive, Bainbridge, Ga; Improper display of tag/Driving while license suspended or revoked, Barlow, BPS Joseph A Burke, 48, Potter St,… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for 2-8-18

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail and Bainbridge Public Safety. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail and Bainbridge Public Safety: Natasha Marie Mcmillian, 44, Floyd Rd, Bainbridge, Ga; Theft by shoplifting, Myers, BPS Billy Charles White, Burglary/Rape, Esquivel, BPS Nathaniel Jonathan Owens, Obstruction of… Read More »

NWS: Severe Weather for SWGA Wednesday Afternoon

From the National Weather Service in Tallahassee: Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Tallahassee FL 154 PM EST WED FEB 7 2018 GAZ155-156-071945- Decatur GA-Seminole GA- 154 PM EST WED FEB 7 2018 …SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTH CENTRAL DECATUR AND NORTHERN SEMINOLE COUNTIES UNTIL 245 PM EST… At 154 PM EST, National Weather Service doppler radar indicated… Read More »