Category Archives: Breaking News

Decatur County Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault with an Ax

Update 06/28/17 9:15 a.m.: According to the incident report, the weapon used was a “bush” ax. Bainbridge Public Safety originally responded to the call, but because the location was technically in the county, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office responded and took over the scene. According to the report, after a brief search, Cameron Slade was located across the… 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 »




Reported Explosion, Residential Fire in Bainbridge (Wednesday)

Bainbridge, GA (Sowegalive) UPDATE 3:30 p.m.: The fire appears to have started as a trash fire that spread to the home.  There were no reported injuries. 9:45 a.m.: Witnesses reported hearing an explosion as far as a mile away and black smoke could be seen billowing into the sky above the Bainbridge Bypass as first responders battled a… Read More »

Fire Destroys Downtown Bainbridge Building

A fire destroyed a building in downtown Bainbridge overnight Tuesday. According to Bainbridge Public Safety Fire Chief Doyle Welch, a resident of the building heard a loud explosion around 1:30 a.m. and began warning other occupants of the  danger.  A couple of Public Safety Officers responding to a call at Hutto McIver on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard reported… Read More »