Category Archives: Around our Area

BPS: Failure to Maintain Lane Leads to Traffic Stop, Drug Bust

A “failure to maintain lane” traffic stop led to the arrest of three Donalsonville men last weekend. On Saturday, September 30, BPS Officer Ronald McMillan observed a Nissan Altima traveling west on Dothan Road “leave the left inside lane of travel and enter the right outside lane of travel”.  As the vehicle turned onto Spring Creek Road, PSO… Read More »

BPS: Traffic Stop Leads to Foot Chase and Arrest

A Bainbridge Public Safety traffic stop led to a foot chase and a warrant arrest early this week. On Tuesday, October 3, BPS Officer Timothy Shaw the driver of a green truck driving on the middle double yellow line on Shotwell Street and initiated a traffic stop.  The driver immediately pulled over at the intersection of Clark and… Read More »

Voter Registration Deadline for Nov 7 Election is Oct 10

Deadline to register to vote in Nov. 7 election is Oct. 10 Tuesday, Oct. 10, is the deadline to register to vote for the Nov. 7 Special Called and General Municipal Election. This election has the Special Called Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax question and the City of Bainbridge contested Ward A city council seat that will determine who… Read More »

WEATHER: Tropical Storm Nate Projections Moving West

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, the projections for Tropical Storm Nate continue to shift west, reducing the chances of a tropical storm or hurricane landfall near southwest Georgia. The forecast track with Tropical Storm Nate has continued to shift to the west of the region. The afternoon model guidance continues to support this forecast. Even… Read More »

NEWS: Officer Involved Shooting in Thomas County, Clay County Deputy Shot, Tropical System Update and More

(WALB) – Tropical Storm Nate formed near the coast of Nicaragua on Thursday and is expected to impact the Gulf Coast this weekend. THOMAS CO., GA (WALB) – A Thomas Co. deputy shot and killed a person Wednesday about 9:00. Clay County, GA (WTVY) – A Clay County, Georgia sheriff’s deputy was reportedly shot Wednesday morning and rushed to a Dothan… Read More »