Tag Archives: Cordele

NEWS: Man Killed in Fitzgerald, Cordele Fire Burns Factory, Lake Seminole Cold Case, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, August 19, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, August 18, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Prison is not a place of hope for many, but in Decatur County, hope is just the ticket that was received by two lucky inmates. LAKE SEMINOLE, GA… Read More »

SWGA Area News for Monday, February 8, 2016: Bank Burglar Shot

Your southwest Georgia area news for Monday, February 8, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The National Weather Service is predicting wintry conditions for southwest Georgia this week WILCOX CO., GA (WALB) – Two suspects broke into the Planters Bank in Pineview around 4:00AM Monday. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Former Bainbridge High School linebacker Danny Barker signed a scholarship to play… Read More »

SWGA Area News: Four Men Arrested for Murder

Your southwest Georgia area news for Thursday, January 28, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE.COM) – Rattlesnake Roundup and Deep South Supershow this weekend. VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) – Four people have been arrested in connection with the murder of 21-year-old Lenton Swin ATLANTA (AP) (WCTV) — A Georgia Senate committee has approved a constitutional amendment and a bill allowing gambling… Read More »

Bainbridge man sentenced to life in prison on murder conviction in Crisp County

31-year-old Rocquel Quinton Chavers of Bainbridge, Ga., has been sentenced to life in prison after a Crisp County, Ga., jury convicted him on multiple charges related to a September 2014 killing. Chavers will serve life in prison without the possibility of parole, plus 25 years. Jasperin Jaborius Armstrong, 20, was found dead on September 12, 2014 on Ferry… Read More »

Around Our Area: Deadly house fire; dog shot in dispute; Drone helps fight fire at peanut plant

One killed, two injured in Berrien County house fire State fire officials are investigating a house fire that left one person dead and two others injured. Glenn Allen, a spokesman for the state fire commissioner, said 69-year-old Johnny Edward Holton was killed in the Friday night fire on Roberts Street in Nashville. Injured were 19-year-old William Bohanan; and… Read More »