Tag Archives: Decatur County

NEWS: BPS Receives Firehouse Subs Grant, Thomas County Building Public Shooting Range, Valdosta Homeowner Subdues Burglar and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Bainbridge Public Safety Department is pleased to announce that the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has awarded the department $23,130.00 for vehicle extrication equipment. LAKE BLACKSHEAR, GA (WALB) – The annual Georgia Veterans Triathlon will be held at Georgia Veterans State Park on August 12, 2017. VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) – If you commit a petty crime in… Read More »

Decatur County Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault with an Ax

Update 06/28/17 9:15 a.m.: According to the incident report, the weapon used was a “bush” ax. Bainbridge Public Safety originally responded to the call, but because the location was technically in the county, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office responded and took over the scene. According to the report, after a brief search, Cameron Slade was located across the… Read More »

Early Morning Mobile Home Fire in Decatur County (Friday)

Decatur County Fire and Rescue, along with the Fowlstown Volunteer Fire Department and Climax Volunteer Fire Department, responded to a mobile home fire on Millwhite Road early Friday morning. According to Decatur County Fire and Rescue’s Facebook page, upon arrival, the mobile home was 50% involved, but once the engines and tankers arrived, the fire was quickly brought… Read More »

NEWS: South GA Drought Monitor, Decatur County ATV Accident, Woman of the Year Nominations, and More

THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – Investigators said they have identified the man accused of pointing a gun at several people in a Thomasville restaurant over the weekend, including a child. TALLAHASSEE, FL (VALDOSTA TODAY) – Some much-needed rain fell on June 3 – 4. The scattered showers and thunderstorms helped put a dent in the drought conditions in North Florida and… Read More »