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 »

Scripture Of The Day – March 14th

Philippians 1:27  Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel; 1 Thessalonians 5:22  Abstain from all appearance of evil.… 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 »

Scripture Of The Day

James 4:14 Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. 1 John 2:17 And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever. Hebrews 13:8 Jesus… 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 »

Scripture Of The Day – March 10th

Isaiah 59:1 Behold, the LORD’S hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear: Philippians 4:19  But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Hebrews 13:6 So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear… 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 »

Scripture Of The Day – March 9th

Deuteronomy 8:11-12,14,18 Beware that thou forget not the LORD thy God, in not keeping his commandments, and his judgments, and his statutes, which I command thee this day: Lest when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein; Then thine heart be lifted up, and thou forget the LORD thy God, which… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, March 8, 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: Bertha Mae Miles, 71, East Fifth Street, Donalsonville, Ga, Theft by Deception; Hanks, DESO Kelley Maurice Brown, 36, Decatur Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving While License Suspended or Revoked, Seat Belt Violation, Seat… Read More »

NEWS: BPS Responds to House Fire, Cook County Gets New Hospital, Dothan Police Get Body Cameras and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, March 8, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – On Friday, the Georgia House of Representatives passed HB 273 by a vote of 147-17. The bill, which was authored by Democratic representative Demetrius Douglas of Stockbridge, would require schools in Georgia to “schedule recess for all students in kindergarten and… Read More »

BPS Responds to House Fire

On Saturday, March 4, Bainbridge Public Safety responded to a house fire on Stewart Avenue in Bainbridge.  When first respondors arrived, the fire was spewing heavy smoke from inside the residence and one occupant informed the officers that two more people were still inside. From the Bainbridge Public Safety Facebook Page:      

Scripture Of The Day – March 8th

2 Timothy 1:12  For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day. Ephesians 3:20  Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that… Read More »

NEWS: Pelham City Schools Closed Wednesday, Homerville Plane Crash, Alabama Governor Sued and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, March 7, 2017: HOMERVILLE, GA (WALB) – People in a Clinch County neighborhood are still in shock after a military airplane crashed near their homes.   PELHAM, GA (WALB) – Pelham City Schools is taking Wednesday off to support their girls basketball team. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s state auditor has… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – March 7th

1 Kings 17: 8-9 And the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, Arise, get thee to Zarephath, which belongeth to Zidon, and dwell there: behold, I have commanded a widow woman there to sustain thee. Matthew 6: 25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, March 6, 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: Austin Jeriet Cook, 23, Cohen Green Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving while License Suspended or Revoked, Possession of Marijuana Less than 1 oz; Edmond, DESO Quanterrian Toranio Frazier, 18, Lewis Street, Bainbridge, Ga,… Read More »