Scripture of the Day, 5/6/14

Luke 24:36-37 While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost.    Romans 8:11 And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead… Read More »

Cast your early vote this Saturday

About 181 Decatur County voters had cast ballots during early voting for the May 20 general primary, according to the Decatur County Board of Elections. Early voting is  underway at the Decatur County Fairgrounds, 1211 Vada Road, Bainbridge, between Monday-Friday, May 5-9 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and May 12-16 (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) Early voting may also… Read More »

Peanut Proud Donates More than 60,000 Jars of Peanut Butter to Assist Tornado Victims

News Release Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 In response to the thousands of families affected by the violent tornadoes that swept through the southern part of the United States earlier this week, Peanut Proud, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization of the U.S. peanut industry, is partnering with the peanut state grower organizations of Alabama, Arkansas and… Read More »

Interview with candidate for U.S. Senate from Georgia, Karen Handel

Sowegalive.com interviewed Karen Handel, a Republican candidate for one of Georgia’s two U.S. Senate seats, via telephone on Monday, May 5, 2014. In the approximately 8 minute, 30-second interview, Handel talks about her experience as a former Georgia Secretary of State, her four-part plan for economic opportunity and prosperity and why she classifies herself as both a fiscal… Read More »

Southwest Georgia Weather Forecast for Tuesday, May 6

Your Southwest Georgia weather forecast for Tuesday, May 6: Tuesday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 89. Light west southwest wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near… Read More »

Bainbridge City Council to meet Tuesday night

The Bainbridge City Council will meet Tuesday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. in its chambers at City Hall, 101 S. Broad Street, with the following agenda: Invocation and Pledge Approval of Minutes of April 15 meeting Recognize visitors and delegations Closed session – personnel issue Scheduled visitor – Henry Choice regarding plans for visit from Georgia Attorney General… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 5/5/14

Matthew 6:31-33 Take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Mark 11:22 “Have faith… Read More »

Southwest Georgia News, Daily Outdoor Report and Obituaries for 5/5/14

Southwest Georgia News: [soundcloud]https://soundcloud.com/sowegalive/southwest-georgia-news-050514[/soundcloud] Daily Outdoors Report with Al Kale and Lake Seminole guide Stephen Wells: [soundcloud]https://soundcloud.com/sowegalive/southwest-georgia-outdoors-report-may-5-2015[/soundcloud] Daily Obituaries: [soundcloud]https://soundcloud.com/sowegalive/sowegalive-obituaries-for-may-5-2014[/soundcloud]

Spring Creek continues to rise

Friday flood warning update for Spring Creek at Iron City: …THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN GEORGIA… SPRING CREEK NEAR IRON CITY (CR 16) AFFECTING DECATUR…MILLER AND SEMINOLE COUNTIES PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… ALL PERSONS WITH INTEREST ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS…AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO… Read More »

Is Butch Mosely allowed to hold public office in two counties?

Sowegalive.com talked to David C. “Butch” Mosely on Friday, May 2, 2014. In April 2014, Dr. Mosely was selected as the permanent superintendent of schools in Albany-Dougherty County , having served as interim superintendent since January 2013. Mosely is also serving as a county commissioner in Decatur County, first elected in 2004 and last re-elected in 2012. There… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 5/2/14

1 Timothy 6:9-11  People who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.… Read More »

Community and Church Announcements

Ugandan Thunder, consisting of 22 multi-talented children aged 8-16, will perform at the Kirbo Center at Bainbridge State College on Tuesday, May 6 at 7 p.m. The children are from the Royal School and Orphanage and the Morning Star School and Orphanage in Uganda, East Africa. Ugandan Thunder will sing favorite songs both in African and American styles.… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 5/1/14

John 14:27 27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. Proverbs 14:29 29 A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly.

Misunderstanding may have led to county’s confusion on landfill bid

A review of documents related to the City of Bainbridge’s decision to take its garbage out-of-state to Florida–instead of to the Decatur County Landfill where it had gone for the past six years–shows that county officials may have hurt themselves in the bidding for the contract due to misunderstandings about the process. While County Administrator Gary Breedlove has… Read More »