Decatur County Kindergarten Registration Approaching

PRESS RELEASE “Kindergarten Registration/Screening will be held on May 2nd at each of the five elementary schools.  A child must be five (5) years old ON or BEFORE September 1, 2017, in order to be eligible for public kindergarten. A parent/guardian MUST complete a Kindergarten Registration packet in order to enroll the child at the school for which… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, April 26, 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: Daniel Lee Chinell, 27, Shirley Drive, Macon, Ga, Theft by Conversion; Evans, BPS Crystal Gayle Fielding, 37, Avenue Road, Colquitt, Ga, Probation Violation o/c Speeding; Osborne, DESO Netesha Lavette Goodwin, 29, Church… Read More »

WEATHER: Severe Weather Possible Thursday

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia may see some severe weather Thursday. “A cold front will approach the area Thursday. Storms out ahead of this front could produce damaging winds or large hail. The Storm Prediction Center has outlined us in a marginal risk in its day 2 outlook.” Threats: Damaging winds and large… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – April 26th

Matthew 14:30-31  But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me. And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt? Psalm 37:23-24  The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD:… Read More »

BASF Manufacturing Leader Regina Molisee Honored with National Award

BASF manufacturing leader Regina Molisee honored with national award STEP Ahead Award recognizes exceptional female leaders in manufacturing Attapulgus, GA, APRIL 24, 2017 – Regina Molisee, Quality & Continuous Improvement Manager at BASF in Attapulgus, Georgia, was recognized  for her extraordinary industry achievements through The   Manufacturing Institute’s 2017 STEP Ahead Awards. Focusing on science, technology, engineering and production… Read More »

NEWS: Arrest Reports, Miller County Inmate Escapes, GBI Investigating Injured Woman in Burning Home and More

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports COLQUITT CO., GA (WALB) – Officials responded to a fire and a woman injured at a Baker County home Monday morning. SAVANNAH, Ga. (WCTV) – Officials say a wildfire that has scorched 76 square miles near the Georgia-Florida state line may keep burning for the next six months. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – April 25th

Isaiah 53:5-6  But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, April 24, 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: Tevin Terrell Gaines, 23, Fowlstown Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Failure to Appear o/c Driving with Suspended License, Obstruction of Police; Day, BPS Johnny Harden, 37, Brock Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Aggravated Stalking, Carrying a… Read More »

WEATHER: Cool Start, Warm End to the Week

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia is slated for a week of rising temperatures as we head into May.  Here is the detailed forecast: Today Partly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph. Tuesday Sunny, with… Read More »

Scripture of the Day – April 24th

Psalm 18:2  The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower. Psalm 34:7  The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them. Hebrews 10:23   Let us hold fast… Read More »

BREAKING: Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Shotwell Street

  (10:20am) Emergency crews are on the scene of an accident involving a pedestrian on Shotwell Street in front of CVS. Eastbound lanes of Shotwell Street are blocked to traffic. According to witnesses at the scene, a pickup truck struck a pedestrian in the east bound lanes of Shotwell Street near the intersection with Scott. Traffic is slowed… Read More »

NEWS: BPS Busts Thief in Library, Arrest Reports, GDOT Awards and More

Bainbridge Public Safety Arrests Thief After Pursuit into Library BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, April 20, 2017 TIFTON, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – GDOT awarded several resurfacing projects in southwest Georgia, including Decatur County THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – Stolen guns are now off the street after police used their dive team to find them… Read More »

GDOT Awards Resurfacing Projects (Includes Decatur, Grady, Miller, Mitchell and Early Counties)

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 20, 2017 Contact:  Nita Birmingham District Communications 229.326.5435 Southwest Georgia… Road and Bridge Projects Awarded to Benefit SW Georgia   TIFTON – A Georgia Department of Transportation $3.3 million construction contract to widen a busy section of U.S. 280 in Cordele demonstrates how a relatively small investment can have a major impact. U.S.… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – April 21st

Hebrews 10:38  Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him. John 8:31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; Matthew 24:13 But he that shall endure unto the end, the… Read More »

Bainbridge Public Safety Busts Alleged Thief, Drug Dealer

Earlier this week, a Bainbridge man was arrested by Public Safety inside the Gilbert H Gragg Public Library as he attempted make a getaway from law enforcement. Here’s what happened: On Wednesday morning, Bainbridge Public Safety Officers Chip Nix and Timothy Mixon spotted Matthew James Jackson walking on Monroe Street next to the Decatur County – Gilbert H. Gragg… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, April 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: Christopher Michael Brooks, 42, Medley Road, New Brockton, Al, Driving Under the Influence – Alcohol, Failure to Maintain Lane, Possession of Drug Related Object, Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon, Possession of… Read More »

NEWS: GBI Investigating Worth County Deputy, Former Miller County Sheriff Arrested Again, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup: COLQUITT, Ga. (WCTV) — Shane Rathel, the former sheriff of Miller County, has been arrested, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation reports. CLINCH CO., GA (WALB) – What started as a lightning strike April 6th has grown into a 23,000 acre inferno with no sign of letting up WORTH CO., GA (WALB) – The GBI… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – April 20th

Nehemiah 6:3-4   And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease, whilst I leave it, and come down to you?  Yet they sent unto me four times after this sort; and I answered them after the same manner. Proverbs 4:25-27  Let thine eyes… Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Semi Truck Overturned on Highway 84, Traffic Slowed

There has been an accident involving a loaded semi truck on Highway 84, just west of Brinson this morning.  According to witnesses, the truck appeared to be transporting some sort of agricultural material and has spilled its load. Traffic was slowed in both directions as a result of the accident. The affected area is just west of Spring Creek,… Read More »

NEWS: Hospital Board Looking for New CEO, FBI Seeking Bank Robber, Mitchell County Teachers Unhappy and More

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Following an executive session of the Memorial Hospital and Manor Authority to discuss personnel at its meeting Tuesday evening, the Authority returned to open session and a motion was made by Rusty Davis, seconded by Donald Barber, not to renew CEO Billy Walker’s contract that expires April 30.… Read More »