Category Archives: Around our Area

NEWS: Dothan Church Burglar Shot, Free Backpacks in Pelham Today, Operation Southern Shield and More

DOTHAN, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – A man was shot and killed Sunday night after he attempted to rob a Dothan church parishioner, according to police. AMERICUS, GA (WALB) – The suspect in a fatal shooting turned himself in Monday morning and the surviving victim is facing charges. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A cashier at the Harveys Supermarket in the 2300 block of… Read More »

NEWS: Child Shot in Tallahassee, Former DCSO Officer Named GBI Special Agent, Arrest Reports and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – On June 29, 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) graduated 33 special agents during a ceremony at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.  Special Agent Cheryl Nix was a member of the new class.   QUINCY, Fla. (WCTV) — An elderly couple was killed in a housefire in Gadsden County Sunday morning.… Read More »

NEWS: Back to School Dates, Body Discovered in Brooks County, Woman Busted for Intent and More

WFXL – Here is a list for the 2017-2018 school year start dates for Southwest Georgia BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of Kimberly Walker for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. LOWNDES COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) — A body has been spotted at the Brooks and Lowndes County line near… Read More »

NEWS: BPS Receives Firehouse Subs Grant, Thomas County Building Public Shooting Range, Valdosta Homeowner Subdues Burglar and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Bainbridge Public Safety Department is pleased to announce that the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has awarded the department $23,130.00 for vehicle extrication equipment. LAKE BLACKSHEAR, GA (WALB) – The annual Georgia Veterans Triathlon will be held at Georgia Veterans State Park on August 12, 2017. VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) – If you commit a petty crime in… Read More »

Bainbridge Public Safety, Dollar Farm Products Team Up on New Foam Trailer

In a Wednesday press release Bainbridge Public Safety announced a team effort with Dollar Farm Products that will allow the department to utilize multiple foam trailers for fire fighting. On Wednesday afternoon, Hugh Dollar of Dollar Farm Products delivered a new 525 gallon tank and accessories to Bainbridge Public Safety.  Dollar Farm Products afforded Public Safety the opportunity… Read More »