Tag Archives: Albany

NEWS: Former Meigs Mayor Sentenced, Lee County Student Arrested for SnapChat Threat, Arrest Reports and More

MEIGS, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – The former mayor of Meigs, Linda Harris, has been sentenced for theft and violation of oath of public office. MOULTRIE, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – A woman has been charged in connection with the abuse of an elderly patient at a Moultrie senior living facility. LEE CO., GA (WALB) – One man is custody after leading… Read More »

NEWS: Updated Storm Damage Info (Monday 9:30 a.m.)

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, January 23, 2017: TIFTON, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – State routes declared impassable by GDOT ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Monday morning brings cleanup efforts and shock, from a tornado outbreak that left many parts of South Georgia disaster areas. Fifteen people are confirmed dead, at least 43 injured. ALBANY, GA (ALBANY HERALD) — At… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Man Wins Angler of the Year, Trump in Tallahassee, Deadly Albany Fire and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, October 24, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, October 21, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge’s Matt Baty won Angler of the Year honors on Lake Eufaula this weekend AMERICUS, GA (WALB) – One suspect is in jail following a shooting involving a Georgia… Read More »

NEWS: Climax Man Arrested for Impersonating a Police Officer, Local Businesses “Back the Blue” and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, September 28, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – In a campaign to help raise community support and funds for law enforcement charities, several local businesses have stepped up to “Back the Blue”. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – This Saturday, October 1, there will be a cornhole tournament at the Bainbridge Middle School… Read More »

NEWS: Thomasville School Admin Arrested, Peanut Truck Spills Load, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, September 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, September 23, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Interim CFO starts work at Memorial Hospital and Manor BAKER CO., GA (WALB) – Peanuts spilled across the road after a truck carrying them tipped over in… Read More »

NEWS: Barbers Establish Scholarship, Delivery Driver Arrested in Pelham, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, September 22, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The children of Harold Barber and Hildred Rich Barber have continued the legacy of Decatur County’s Barber Fertilizer PELHAM, GA (WALB) – Pelham Police arrested Tory Brown, 37, Monday on numerous charges, after they were tipped off. ADEL, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY)  – The Adel… Read More »

NEWS: Fire in Bainbridge Tuesday Night, Meigs Votes to Close Police Department, Alabama Teens Arrested for Clown Hoax and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, September 21, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge Public Safety and several other agencies responded to a fire in an Alfalfa bin at Flint River Mills on Dothan Road Tuesday night. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Rebecca Long Cole named Decatur County Teacher of the Year MEIGS, GA (THOMASVILLE TIMES… Read More »

NEWS: Grady County Motorcycle Crash Kills One, Clown Threat Closes Alabama School, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, September 20, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, September 19, 2016 LEE CO., GA (WALB) – A man is in custody after a car crashed through a Lee County storefront overnight. GRADY CO., GA (WALB) – Officials have identified a man who died in a crash… Read More »

NEWS: Boston Man Dies After Lawnmower Accident, FBI Links Bank Robberies, Gas Spill in Alabama will Impact Georgia and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, September 16, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, September 15, 2016 MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – Moultrie Police are looking for a man who stole a rental car, crashed it, and then used another car to get away. BOSTON, GA (WALB) – Investigators said a man… Read More »

NEWS: Traffic Stop Leads to Foot Chase and Arrest, Butts County Police Officer Shot, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, September 13, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, September 12, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Saturday, September 10, Bainbridge Public Safety arrested a man after a traffic stop for an expired tag led to a foot chase. LOWNDES CO, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY)… Read More »

NEWS: Man Drowns in Thomasville, Former Dothan PD Officer Arrested for ID Theft, Man Killed in Moultrie Shooting and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, September 12, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, September 9, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – BPS traffic stop leads to arrest and multiple charges THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) — Law enforcement and Search and Rescue respond to a reported drowning at Cherokee lake… Read More »

NEWS: Albany Police, FBI Searching for Bank Robber, Duo Arrested for Fake Money, Man Who Stabbed APD Officer Dies and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, September 8, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, September 7, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Highway 97 North (Vada Road) will see a traffic shift BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Two people were arrested by Bainbridge Public Safety in the early hours Monday… Read More »

NEWS: Helmetless Scooter Driver Arrested, Police Killer Caught, High Speed Chase and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, August 15, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, August 12, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Friday, September 5, Bainbridge Public Safety Officer Ronald McMillan chased and arrested a man after spotting him driving a scooter (that turned out to be stolen) without a… Read More »

NEWS: Most Wanted Suspect Arrested, Mother Charged in Child’s Death, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, March 24, 2016: ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A man wanted for killing an Albany man in an arson fire has been arrested by Dougherty County Sheriff’s deputies. MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – Moultrie police say a man who robbed a convenience store and tried to rob two other businesses is in jail. TALLAHASSEE,… Read More »

NEWS: Helicopter Crash, Food Recall and Attempted Home Invasion

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, March 22, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to Bainbridge Public Safety reports, there have been several instances of “entering auto” and an attempted home invasion in the last few days. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Arrest Reports for Bainbridge and Decatur County for Monday, March 21, 2016 DOTHAN, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – A… Read More »

SWGA Area News: $50,000 Grand Prize in local BBQ Competition

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, February 4, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE.COM) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, February 3, 2016. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE.COM) – The 13th annual River Town Days festival will be held Friday, March 11 and Saturday March 12, 2016 at the Earl May Boat Basin in Bainbridge BAINBRIDGE, GA… Read More »

SWGA Area News: Local Woman Dies in House Fire

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, February 3, 2016: THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – WALB has learned the name of a Thomasville woman killed overnight in a house fire. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Keith Pollock named Chief of the Bainbridge-Decatur County Marshal’s Office TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Investigators with the State Fire Marshal’s office say the fire that… Read More »

SWGA Area News: Meigs Mayor Under Investigation

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, January 2, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge resident David Kendrick has announced his intention to run for State Court Judge in the 2016 election cycle  THOMASVILLE (TIMES ENTERPRISE) — The case against Meigs Mayor Linda Harris did not go before the grand jury for Thomas County Superior Court Monday… Read More »

SWGA Area News: Fatal Plane Crash in Albany

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, February 1, 2016: ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A plane crashed claimed the lives of three in Albany this weekend BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The future of the Pines Golf Course, a Decatur County funded 18-hole course at the Industrial Park, is in question. THOMASVILLE (TIMES ENTERPRISE) — Employees at Thomasville’s… Read More »

SWGA Area News: Deadly Pelham Shooting

Here’s your southwest Georgia Area news roundup for Friday, January 29, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE.COM) – Bainbridge native and former City of Bainbridge Councilman Dean Burke was one of two Georgia legislators named as the Georgia Bio 2016 Legislators of the Year. PELHAM, GA (WALB) – Two men are in custody and police are searching for three others after… Read More »