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 »

NEWS: Camilla Police Chief Retires, 3 Arrested in Gadsden County Counterfeit Ring, Local Anglers Dominate FLW Tournament on Lake Seminole and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, March 6, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, March 3, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – It’s going to be a warm week in southwest Georgia BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Three local anglers placed in the top 10 of the FLW Series Southeastern Division tournament… Read More »

WEATHER: Spring Has Sprung in SWGA

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting a “spring-like” week in southwest Georgia.  Here is the detailed forecast: Detailed Forecast Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southeast… Read More »

Local Anglers Dominate Lake Seminole FLW Tournament

Three local anglers placed in the top 10 of the FLW Series Southeastern Division tournament on Lake Seminole this weekend.  Decatur County fishermen Clint Brown, Matt Baty and Nic Jeter each boated enough big bass to compete with the professionals on Lake Seminole, with Brown leading the pack and finishing in third place. The top 10 pros on Lake… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – March 6th

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 Friday, March 3, 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: Melody Kollman Davis, 34, Pine Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Parole Violation o/c Theft by Shoplifting; Weng, GAPA BPS = Bainbridge Public Safety GSP = Georgia State Patrol SO = Decatur County Sheriff’s Office

NEWS: GBI still searching for missing teacher, details on Bainbridge State College/ABAC merger & Georgia congressman’s life threatened

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, March 3rd, 2017: QUINCY, FL (WCTV) – Authorities investigating cemetery vandalism in Quincy FITZGERALD, GA (Valdosta Today) – GBI still searching for missing teacher in Ben Hill County MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – Moultrie city leaders kickoff million-dollar streetscape project ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Fatal crashes in Southwest Georgia in… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – March 3rd

2 Corinthians 1:3-5 Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. For as the sufferings… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, March 2, 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: Cal Eugene Cowart, 42, Thomas Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Probation Violation o/c Possession of Meth; Crowder, DESO Wilson Cruz, 32, Tallahassee, Fl, Driving without Valid License, Expired Tag; Lewis, DESO BPS = Bainbridge… Read More »

NEWS: Teacher pleads guilty; murder suspect captured & we are still waiting on a baby giraffe

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, March 2nd, 2017: VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) – Lowndes County teacher pleads guilty to having sex with students ALBANY, GA (Albany Herald) – Medical College of Georgia Southwest presented with awards CORDELE, GA (WALB) – High speed chase through Crisp & Sumter Counties COLUMBUS, GA (WALB) – Students in Columbus… Read More »