Category Archives: Around our Area

NEWS: Possible Tropical Systems in the Gulf, Wet Work Week in Store, Bainbridge Family on Price is Right and More

LONG BEACH, FL (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – A Bainbridge family was featured on the Price is Right gameshow (RNN) – Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center are watching two tropical systems in the Atlantic basin that have a potential to become tropical storms in the next couple of days. BEN HILL CO., GA – We could learn more about… Read More »

WEATHER: More Rain in the Weekly Forecast, Cooler High Temps as a Result

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia will see another week of rain with at least a 50% chance of rain through Thursday.  Thankfully, with the rain comes lower high temperatures for the region.  Here is the detailed forecast: Today A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.… Read More »




NEWS: Mobile Home Fire in Decatur County, Cordele Police Searching for Robbery Answers, Arrest Reports and More

CORDELE, GA (WALB) – Cordele Police have offered a $1,000 reward for answers in an unsolved armed robbery. CHRISTIANA, TN (WCTV) – Officials say the two escaped inmates wanted in the slayings of two Georgia prison guards were captured in Tennessee after a homeowner held the inmates at gunpoint until authorities could arrive. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – Florida Highway… Read More »

Early Morning Mobile Home Fire in Decatur County (Friday)

Decatur County Fire and Rescue, along with the Fowlstown Volunteer Fire Department and Climax Volunteer Fire Department, responded to a mobile home fire on Millwhite Road early Friday morning. According to Decatur County Fire and Rescue’s Facebook page, upon arrival, the mobile home was 50% involved, but once the engines and tankers arrived, the fire was quickly brought… Read More »

NEWS: Georgia Jobless Rate Falls Again, Pelham Church Destroyed by Fire, Escaped Inmates in SWGA Rumor Unfounded, and More

GRADY COUNTY, GA (WALB) – Officials said despite all the social media posts, there was no one barricaded in the area and there has not been a chase for the suspects in Grady County. PELHAM, Ga. (WCTV) — Emergency crews responded to a fire at the Assembly of Saints Church in Pelham, Georgia Wednesday. ATLANTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – The Georgia Department of Labor… Read More »