Category Archives: News

NEWS: Miller County Students Protest for Principal, 80 Percent of GA’s Blueberries Destroyed by Freeze, Arrest Reports and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, March 20, 2017 MILLER CO., GA (WALB) – On Monday, a group of 20 to 30 students marched from the high school parking lot to the board of education office after school. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A close call Monday night left a Leon County Sheriff’s Office… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, March 20, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: David A Washington, 34, Academy Street, BAinbridge, Ga, Seat Belt Violation, Driving While License Suspended or Revoked; Shaw, BPS Katesha Perryann Wade, 19, Oleander Drive, Bainbridge, Ga, Simple Battery; Myers, BPS Renata… Read More »




Hit and Run Update: Suspect Turns Himself In

Update: Investigator Chris Jordan is pleased to announce that Antonio Jerrold Williams turned himself in to BPS this evening and is now in custody. Original Story: Bainbridge Public Safety is developing an extensive case related to the two hit and run incidents over the weekend.  According to Julie Harris, Public Information Officer with the City of Bainbridge, police have… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Public Safety Searching for Hit and Run Suspect, Storm Victims Scammed, Arrest Reports and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge Public Safety is “on the lookout” for a driver suspected of two separate hit and run incidents this weekend. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge Middle School Principal John Wooden has been promoted DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) – Ten weeks after Albany was hit by a devastating wind storm, some homeowners are still dealing with… Read More »

Bainbridge Public Safety Looking for Hit and Run Suspect

Bainbridge Public Safety is “on the lookout” for a driver suspected of two separate hit and run incidents this weekend.  According to Julie Harris, the Public Information Officer with the City of Bainbridge, the incidents occurred around 11:00 pm Saturday night.   As of Monday morning, there was no new information on the whereabouts of the driver or… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, March 17, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Harmon Knight Hendricks, 36, Main Street, Headland, Al, Driving While License Suspended or Revoked, Expired Vehicle Tag or Decal; Green, BPS David Allen Johnson, 38, Manor Lane, Cairo, Ga, Driving Under the… Read More »

NEWS: Winter Weather Spoiling SWGA Ag Products, GBI Arrests Three in Marshall’s Shooting, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, March 17, 2017: LAKE PARK, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – A Lowndes County farm is pulling out all the stops to protect their crops from the overnight freeze. MORVEN, GA (WTXL) – In Brooks County, the weather has been ravaging peach orchards and costing local farmers thousands of dollars in… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, March 16, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Fantasha Lashae Baker, 24, MLK Jr Drive, Bainbridge, Ga, Possession of Marijuana Less than 1 oz; Evans, BPS Alexus Tyescha Brown, 19, Lake Douglas Road, Climax, Ga, Theft by Taking; Nix, BPS… Read More »




NEWS: Decatur County Approves Grant Application, Arrest Reports, GBI Arrests Three Suspects and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, March 16, 2017:   BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Decatur County Board of Commissioners approved a grant resolution at its meeting Tuesday that will help develop the Bethel Heights community in Decatur County. COLQUITT CO., GA (WALB) – A Colquitt County grand jury will hear the case against accused mass… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Steve Maurice Register, 26, Martin Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Simple Battery; Akins, BPS John Ray Stout Jr., 45, Fay Drive, Bainbridge, Ga, Contempt of Court o/c Child Support; Davidson, DESO Alayna Deshae Venizee,… Read More »

NEWS: Sabal Trail Pipeline Damages Farm, Search for Church Burglar, Hot Grease Thrown in Employee’s Face and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, March 15, 2017: COLQUITT CO., GA (WALB) – New surveillance video shows a man who police say broke into a Colquitt County church over the weekend. THOMAS CO., GA (WALB) – Commissioners in Thomas County say the county is paying nearly triple the amount others do for their ambulance services and… Read More »




S.W Georgia Farm Devastated From Pipeline Construction

The 515 miles of the Sabal Trail Pipeline have not been without much controversy – from environmentalists, organized protests, social media campaigns, and has even resulted in a few isolated arrests. The pipeline construction nears completion in it’s trek across Southwest Georgia, and the frenetic progress continues farther south into Florida, crossing over the invaluable Floridan Aquifer.  The pipeline affects… Read More »

NEWS: Valdosta Bank Robber Caught, Gas Prices Falling, Man Beats Victim with a Stick and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, March 14, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, March 13, 2017 ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Albany police are trying to find the person that assaulted a resident with a stick, before robbing them. GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) — A moment many students and… Read More »

WEATHER: From Freezing to 70’s in SWGA This Week

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting the coldest temperatures since early January this week, followed by temperatures in the mid 70’s this weekend.  Here is the detailed forecast: Detailed Forecast Today Areas of drizzle before 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Tonight Mostly clear,… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, March 13, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Jasmine Simone Douglas, 30, Pine Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Probation Violation o/c Fleeing/Eluding; Pace, DESO Ashley Jeanette Williams, 28, North Oak Street, Valdosta, Ga, False Statement etc. in Matters within Jurisdiction of State;… Read More »

NEWS: School Superintendents Elected? School Boards Appointed by Grand Jury? Georgia Senate Votes Yes.

ATLANTA, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Georgia Senate passed a resolution late last week for a proposed amendment to the state’s constitution to give counties in Georgia the option to elect or appoint school superintendents. WILCOX CO., GA (WALB) – Wilcox County Sheriff’s Office investigators confirmed Saturday afternoon that they have arrested Toby Boyd. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Quantavious Thomas is… Read More »

NEWS: Aaron Parrish Turns Himself In, Marianna Teens Arrested for Walmart Fires, Quitman Gets 100 New Jobs and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, March 10, 2017: DECATUR CO., GA (WALB) – A multi-county search for a wanted man is now over after he turned himself in to authorities. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Several people are in jail after a large brawl broke out at an Albany nightclub early Friday morning. MARIANNA, Fla. (WTXL) – The… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, March 9, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Callie Maria Close, 51, Martin Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Failure to Appear o/c Public Drunkenness; McMillan, BPS Hugh Brian Fletcher, 44, Brinson Colquitt Road, Brinson, Ga, Driving Under the Influence – Alcohol, Failure… Read More »

NEWS: Army Plane Crash in Abbeville, Multi County Manhunt Underway for Aaron Parrish, 8 Women Freed in Atlanta Trafficking Ring and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, March 9, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Decatur County School Superintendent Tim Cochran made a presentation to Bainbridge Rotary this week to talk about the extension of ESPLOST. MITCHELL CO., GA (WALB) – The Georgia State Patrol and the Department of Natural Resources are working together to locate Ronnie Aaron… Read More »