Category Archives: Around our Area

NEWS: Crossbow Assailant Sentenced to 40 Years, Hiring Event at Bainbridge State College, 4 Plead Guilty in 2013 Murder and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Georgia Department of Corrections will be hosting a hiring event at Bainbridge State College on November 16.  CRISP CO., GA (WALB) – Officials have identified a man who died after being hit by a train just outside of Cordele. ATLANTA, GA (WALB) – Community leaders and parents reacted to Governor Nathan Deal’s decision to suspend Worth County Sheriff… Read More »

Georgia Department of Corrections Hiring Event at Bainbridge State College (Blakely Campus)

11/14/17 *Correction 4:45 p.m.  The event is being held at the BLAKELY campus of Bainbridge State College.  The address is: 40 Harold Ragan Drive Blakely, GA 39823   PRESS RELEASE The Georgia Department of Corrections will be hosting a hiring event at Bainbridge State College on November 16. We will be hiring Correctional Officers for Calhoun, Autry and… Read More »




PRESS RELEASE: District Attorney: Crossbow Wielding Assailant Sentenced to 40 Years, Child Molester Sentenced to 20

PRESS RELEASE Two cases of note went to trial during the fall Decatur County Trial Term.  The first was Ricky Benyard.  Benyard was charged by way of indictment in case no. 15-Cr-140.  Benyard was charged with Child Molestation and Sodomy.  The evidence showed that Benyard had sexual intercourse with a minor, aged 14.  Benyard was in his late… Read More »

NEWS: From an Eastern European Orphanage to South Georgia, National Peanut Festival this Weekend, Arrest Reports and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Success Story: From an Eastern European Orphanage to Southern Regional Technical College ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Albany Police Department is looking for two people to question after an Albany bank was robbed. VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) – Two teenagers are facing felony murder charges in connection with an October 30, homicide in Valdosta. SPARKS, Ga. (WCTV) —… Read More »

ELECTION RESULTS – November 7, 2017 General Election

Below is a compiled list of UNOFFICIAL election results from southwest Georgia for the November 7, 2017 General Election: Key: *Italics denotes winner DECATUR COUNTY/BAINBRIDGE: Bainbridge Mayor: *Edward Reynolds: 574 votes (96.31%) Write In: 22 votes (3.69%) Bainbridge Alderman P1 (at large): *Glennie Bench: 520 votes (97.20%) Write In: 15 votes (2.80%) Bainbridge Alderman P2 – DA Jacob… Read More »