Category Archives: Around our Area

MARATHON MAN: Bainbridge Runner Harold Allen Runs 31 Marathons in 31 Days

He did it. Bainbridge runner Harold Allen completed the herculean quest of conquering 31 marathons (that’s 26.2 miles x 31 = 812.2) in 31 days. Already an three time ultra-marathoner (100 mile races), Harold wanted to use his athletic ability, strong will and incredible work ethic for something bigger than himself.  So he set a goal so lofty… Read More »

NWS: Flash Flood Watch in Effect Through Tonight

FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING… The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for * Portions of southeast Alabama, Florida, and southwest Georgia, including the following areas, in southeast Alabama, Coffee, Dale, Geneva, Henry, and Houston. In Florida, Calhoun, Central Walton, Coastal Bay, Coastal Franklin, Coastal Gulf, Gadsden, Holmes, Inland Bay, Inland Franklin, Inland… Read More »




WEATHER: Tropical Storm Alberto? When will he get here?

There is now a 90% chance of development for the soon-to-be-named Tropical System Alberto in the Gulf of Mexico.  Although the path is still uncertain, forecasters are predicting 3-6″ of rain for southwest Georgia over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.  Because of recent rains in our area, the ground is saturated already, leading to the possibility of flash… Read More »

BPS: Reward Offered in Bainbridge Shooting Cases

REWARD OFFERED: On Thursday, May 17th at 12:26am, BPS officers were dispatched to the Wisteria Drive area in reference to a report of hearing gunshots. Officers searched the area but did not see anything that seemed out of the ordinary. At 1:04am, another call was dispatched to the same area of Wisteria Drive. Officers made contact with a… Read More »

WEATHER: Memorial Day Storm in SWGA?

The National Weather Service has predicted the possibility of a tropical system developing in the Caribbean and making it’s way to southwest Georgia, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.  Here’s the latest: “The NHC has issued a special Tropical Weather Outlook for an area of disturbed weather in the Caribbean that will move into the central or… Read More »