Tag Archives: Dothan

NEWS: Gas Prices Rising, Former SWGA Congressman Dies, Dothan Thieves Hit 22 Vehicles and More

Your Southwest Georgia Weather ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A pedestrian struck by a vehicle early Tuesday morning near the campus of ASU has died. TIFTON, GA (WALB) – Former United States Congressman and WALB News Director and Anchor Dawson Mathis died Monday night. GREENVILLE, FL (VALDOSTA TODAY) – A suspect arrested in connection to a shooting last Monday in Greenville is… Read More »

NEWS: Cheerleading Fundraiser Turns Out to be a Fraud, Valdosta Police Searching for Armed Robber, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, October 20, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, October 19, 2016 BAINBRIDGE,, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Starting in January 2017, City of Bainbridge utility customers that are in good standing will have the option to participate in a balanced bill program, which will… 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: Murder Suspect Captured in Tallahassee After Standoff, Deadly Shooting in North Florida Town, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, September 27, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, September 26, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A man wanted for murder in Jacksonville is under arrest in Tallahassee after a 45 minute standoff with U.S. Marshals on Monday. BRISTOL, Fla. (WCTV) – Agents… 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: 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: 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: SWGA Monkey Caught on Trail Camera, Dothan EMT Arrested, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, September 6, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, September 2, 2016 BAKER COUNTY, GA (WALB) –Authorities say a man was killed in a wreck just after 8:00 Sunday night. DOUGHERTY COUNTY, GA (WALB) –Albany’s furry visitor made yet another appearance. TIFTON, GA… 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 for Tuesday, February 9, 2016: Meth, Moonshine and Guns Seized

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news for Tuesday, February 9, 2016: Dothan, AL (Dothan Eagle) – A father and son face criminal charges after authorities seized moonshine, meth and up to 200 guns from what investigators referred to as the “compound” for a local motorcycle club. Bainbridge, GA (Sowegalive.com) – According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, the… Read More »

SWGA Area News: Ice Meth Found in Shoe

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news for Friday, January 22, 2016: THOMASVILLE (TIMES ENTERPRISE)— A prisoner and an ex-con are suspects in separate drug cases in which ice meth and other contraband were found in a shoe and under a pillow DOTHAN EAGLE – Dothan police arrested a Georgia man on a felony theft charge alleging he stole… Read More »

Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Terrell Co. Sheriff officials and GSP respond to vehicle chase

Post 10 Georgia State Patrol Troopers and Terrell County Sheriff’s officials responded to a vehicle chase on GA Highway 520 outside of Dawson around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Terrell Co. Sheriff’s officials spotted a suspicious white Mercedes Benz van that had crossed the median twice, just north of Jimmy Rains Road and Federal Aid Road . Officials caught… Read More »

Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Local pawn shop owner foils crime

A Dothan, Ala., pawn shop owner helped police catch a burglary suspect Sunday. Dimitri Wright, 24, of Dothan has been arrested and charged with third-degree burglary. Kaheerah Rich, 22, also of Dothan, is facing first-degree receiving stolen property charges. Wright and Rich were taken into custody by Houston County Sheriff’s Department deputies Sunday after police were called to… Read More »

Alabama’s Plant Farley to conduct siren test Dec. 15

From the Early County News The Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant, located near Dothan in southeast Alabama, in cooperation with state and local emergency management agencies, will conduct a test of the plant’s emergency siren system Tuesday, Dec. 15 at approximately 1 p.m. EST. The test is conducted to ensure residents within the 10-mile emergency planning zone can be… Read More »

Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Sonny Smart talks son Kirby’s opportunity

Kirby Smart said all the right things Monday. Sitting in the front row, soaking it all in was Kirby’s father, former Bainbridge High coach Sonny Smart. who says it’s no surprise his son has made a name for himself in the coaching realm “I had a lot of good athletes that could play, but they really didn’t know… Read More »

Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Police discover the suspect from a Thomasville church burglary is a woman

A suspect in a Thomasville church burglary from March is finally behind bars tonight. Investigators thought a burglar caught on camera stealing money from Thomasville First United Methodist Church was a man. But DNA testing on blood found at the scene showed the crook was a woman. The DNA matched a woman already in the system from previously… Read More »

Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Meigs mayor cancels court

Meigs mayor cancels court MEIGS — The mayor’s defiance of a vote of the Meigs City Council caused Municipal Court in this embattled little city to be “postponed.” This delay affected all who were scheduled to appear before Judge Richard Kent, most notably Mayor Linda Harris’ nephew, Jerome Kantrell Simpson, and another relative. According to the minutes of… Read More »

Dothan, AL students, teachers injured after charter buses collide in Tallahassee

Tallahassee Police are investigating an accident between two charter buses carrying students and teachers on a field trip from their school in Dothan, Ala. At approximately 4:05 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17 two “Southern Coaches” charter buses were travelling northbound on Gadsden Street when the rear bus collided with the bus in front of it, causing an accident… Read More »