NEWS: Wildfires Scorching Florida, Alabama Governor Resigns, Okefenokee Swamp on Fire, Arrest Reports and More

Click Here for Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Forest Service says more than 100 active wildfires are burning across the state right now. OKEFENOKEE, FL (First Coast News) – According to the Florida Forest Service, a wildfire in Okefenokee has grown to at least 3800 acres. VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) –… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – April 11th

James 1:19  Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: Proverbs 16:32  He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city. James 3:2   For in many things we offend all. If any man offend… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, April 10, 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: Rodney Gayle Boyle, 56, Bareback Drive, Tallahassee, Fl, Drug Related Objects, DUI, Failure to Maintain Lane, Open Container, Reckless Driving, Seat Belt Violation; Snider; GSP Michael Duane Brown, 29, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving… Read More »

NEWS: Grand Jury Could Indict Grinstead Murder Suspect This Week, Gas Prices Rising, St George Fire and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, April 10, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – On Tuesday, March 28, the Decatur County Board of Commission voted to improve the meal quality of prisoners in the Decatur County Prison. IRWIN CO., GA (WALB) – A Grand jury in Irwin County could decide whether to indict one of the men… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – April 10th

2 Timothy 3:12 Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. 1 John 2:15-16  Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh,… Read More »

NEWS: Storm Hits Watermelon Crop, Tornadoes Confirmed, 500 Acre Wildfire Approaching North Florida, and More

Here’s your Friday morning news roundup (WTVM) – Preliminary reports from the National Weather Service confirm that an EF-2 tornado hit areas of Stewart and Webster counties. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Farmers are out replanting tonight, less than 24 hours after a storm pulled their crop out of the ground. GRADY CO., GA (WALB) – A popular Grady County roadway… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – April 7th

Psalm 27:1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Isaiah 26:3-4 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Trust ye in the LORD for ever: for in the… Read More »

NEWS: Rainfall Totals, Chicken Houses Destroyed by Storm, Earthquake in NW GA and More

Rainfall Totals for the Week STEWART COUNTY, GA (WALB) – The J and J Farms poultry operation  on Freeman Road in Stewart County was wiped out by severe weather Wednesday.  Joe Ammons had two of his huge chicken houses destroyed, with hundreds of chickens killed. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Albany Police Department is investigating after a longtime Albany business… Read More »

WEATHER: Rainfall Totals for the Week

Wednesday’s storms brought plenty of wind and some pockets of precipitation to our corner of southwest Georgia, but the rainfall totals were relatively low.  Although certain areas may have seen significantly more than others, the officials rainfall totals for our area are as follows: Decatur County Public Works: .73″ Marianna Airport: 1.31″ Albany Airport: .98″ Dothan Airport: .29″… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – April 6th

Psalm 40:2  He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. Romans 5:8  But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. 1 Timothy 2:5  For there is one God, and one… Read More »

NEWS: Latest Weather Update from NWS, Alabama Gov Facing Possible Impeachment (again), and More

Bainbridge man announces 135 mile, 24 hour endurance race BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Here is the latest from the National Weather Service in Tallahassee regarding today’s storms. ATTAPULGUS, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Attapulgus’ elephant refuge is coming together NASHVILLE, GA (WALB) – We are following a story that was breaking overnight, trying to get details on a high speed… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – April 5th

Matthew 9:29 Then touched he their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you. James 1:6-7 But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.… Read More »

Bainbridge Man Runs 100 Mile Race, Announces 24 Hour, 135 Mile Endurance Run

Bainbridge runner Harold Allen is the type of person that inspires someone, even when he’s not trying to.  He’s the guy that motivates people he’s never even met.  A man that, through his own determination and strength, is having a butterfly effect of sorts on his community.  Harold Allen is a living legend. Recently, the Post Searchlight featured… Read More »

NEWS: Bad Weather Coming Wednesday, Monday Night Storm Damage, Alligator Point Parking Restricted and More

ALLIGATOR POINT, Fla. (WCTV) — Alligator Point is a popular beach destination in for many local Floridians and Georgians. Beachgoers are not following parking rules, prompting changes by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The aftermath of Monday’s destructive storms is bringing back a familiar sight for residents here in South Georgia.  LOWNDES CO (VALDOSTA TODAY)… Read More »

WEATHER: More Severe Weather Predicted for Wednesday (Possible Tornadoes)

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, this week’s greatest threat of severe weather will take place Wednesday as a cold front approaches southwest Georgia.  At present, parts of southwest Georgia are in the “moderate” range, which is the fourth highest risk rating (behind only “high”).  Stay tuned to Sowegalive.com for more details as this storm system approaches.

Scripture of The Day – April 4th

Exodus 20:3-5  Thou shalt have no other gods before me. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth: Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for… Read More »

Bainbridge State College campus closed Monday afternoon due to weather

Bainbridge State College announced it was closing its campus as of 1 p.m. on Monday, April 3, due to the threat of severe weather. The college posted the following message on its website: In an abundance of caution, we will close campus today at 1:00 pm. As noted by the BSC Campus Police, we are expecting severe weather… Read More »

NEWS: Severe Weather Possible Monday Night, I-85 Collapse Details, Arrest Reports and More

ATLANTA, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Below is a press release from the Georgia Department of Transportation concerning the collapse of Interstate 85 in Atlanta. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, March 31, 2017 ATLANTA (CBS46) – One of three people charged in connection to the fire that caused a portion of I-85 to collapse appeared… Read More »