Tag Archives: Early County

NEWS: Southwest Georgia Election Results for Decatur, Seminole, Miller, Early, Grady, Mitchell and Thomas Counties

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, November 9, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – An impressive 74.69 % of registered voters in Decatur County turned out.  The results for the contested elections and constitutional amendments are: THOMAS CO, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s website, here are the election results for Thomas County in… Read More »

NEWS: Woodalls Store Robbed, Arrest Reports, Wildfire Dangers and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, November 8, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, November 7, 2016 ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Albany police are searching for an armed robber after the Woodall’s in the 400 block of North Westover was robbed late Monday night. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Tallahassee police… Read More »

NEWS: Carnival Ride Injures 6, Lowndes Deputies Make Meth Bust, Mother Locks Twins in Bedroom, Gets Arrested and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, November 7, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, November 4, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – At the 2016 Ag Appreciation Luncheon, the Bainbridge – Decatur County Chamber of Commerce honored Robert Cohen and Emma Jean Bell as Ag Man and Woman of the… Read More »

NEWS: 14 Arrested After Albany Shooting, Thomasville PD Seeking Public’s Help, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, October 28, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, October 27, 2016 ATLANTA, GA (AP) — Six months into a drought across much of the South, the weather is killing crops, threatening cattle and sinking lakes to their lowest levels in years. THOMASVILLE,… Read More »

NEWS: High Speed Motorcycle Chase, Flint River Fair Pictures, Nuclear Drilling in Alabama and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, October 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, October 25, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – For the seventh consecutive year, Southwest Georgia Farm Credit will provide $4,000 in scholarship money to deserving high school seniors BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Flint River Fair, at… Read More »

NEWS: Wild Adventures Rewards Educators, Meigs Mayor Pro Tem Arrested, Woman Dies in Hot Car and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, July 28, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, July 27, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Wild Adventures Theme Park is offering FREE admission for Board of Education employees this weekend THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) — The Georgia State Patrol is now investigating a… Read More »

NEWS: Runoff Election Today, Community Prayer for Law Enforcement, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, July 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The runoff election between Heather Lanier and Ryan Cleveland for Superior Court Judge will be held today, Tuesday, July 26. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Honor Sentinels, a local veterans charity, will be hosting a community prayer for local law enforcement this Friday at 4:00… Read More »

NEWS: Seminole County Shooting, Meigs Mayor Pro Tem Fires Police Chief, VP Visiting Tallahassee

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, July 22, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, July 21, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – A woman from Valdosta was arrested in Seminole County around noon on Wednesday, accused of holding two people at gunpoint before firing two shots and fleeing the scene.… Read More »

NEWS: Parrish Settles with Decatur County, Alligator Hunting Season Approaching, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news for Thursday, July 21, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, July 20, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The civil lawsuit filed by Ronnie Aaron Parrish against Decatur County, four former deputies and the Board of Commissioners over an incident at Bikefest 2012 has been settled… Read More »

NEWS: Authorities Looking for Car Burglary Suspects, Bainbridge Man Wins Lottery, Tallahassee Lockdown a False Alarm

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, July 20, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest reports for Tuesday, July 19, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge man, James Kirkland, just hit the jackpot by winning $1,000,000 off of a “Grand Casino” lottery ticket. THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – A Thomasville man is in jail accused of exchanging… Read More »

NEWS: Attapulgus Man Busted for Molly, Earthquake off Florida Coast, Dothan 101 Year Old Gives Life Advice and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, July 18, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Steve Carter of Attapulgus was arrested Monday morning after being wanted for over five weeks with warrants for obstruction and possession of a controlled substance suspected to be methylenedioxymethamphetamine, also known as molly. COTTONDALE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office… Read More »

NEWS: Valdosta Police Officer Home from Hospital, Woman Finds TWO Alligators in her Yard, Columbus Woman Found Safe and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, July 15, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest reports for Thursday, July 14 ALBANY, GA (WALB) – An Albany woman is worried about her safety and her neighbors after an alligator encounter VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) — Authorities in south Georgia say a man has been arrested following… Read More »

NEWS: Mosquito Borne Virus in Lowndes County, Pine Straw Catches Fire, SWGA Arm Wrestling Champ and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, July 13, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, July 12, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – A landscaper’s trip to change a trailer tire went up in flames Monday afternoon. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Leon County Sheriff’s Office says it’s searching for a… Read More »

NEWS: Shot Valdosta Cop Recovering, Body Found in Worth County, Soaring Weekly Temps and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, July 11, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, July 8, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Another hot week in store for southwest Georgia.  Here is this week’s detailed forecast. VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) — A Valdosta police officer shot when he responded to… Read More »

NEWS: Minor Traffic Violation Leads to Major Drug Bust, Tifton City Manager Resigns, Sinkhole Almost Swallows Tractor and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, July 8, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, July 7, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – In the late night hours of Tuesday, July 5, Bainbridge Public Safety made a traffic stop that led to a felony drug arrest. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A Tallahassee… Read More »

Several SW Georgia State Routes Getting Fresh Road Stripes, New RPMs

What: Weather permitting, Ozark Striping Co., a contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation, will be installing new road stripes in Brooks County and new raised pavement markers (RPMs) in Early and Seminole Counties. This is a slow-moving operation that requires rolling lane closures. Motorists are asked to use caution, reduce speed and remain alert to changing traffic… Read More »

Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Early County man dies in tractor accident

From WALB: The Early County Sheriff’s Office says 30 year old Geoffrey White, from Blakely, Ga., was killed Sunday, December 27 in a tractor accident. It happened at his home in the 4900 block of Simmons Road. Sheriff’s investigators say White was pulling up trees, when the front end of his tractor pulled up, and flipped over on him.  … Read More »

Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Blakely man injured in shooting early Monday

Investigators say a man was shot multiple times overnight. According to a report, 37-year-old Derrick Lindsey was shot at 255 Mulberry Lane around 1 a.m. Monday. Lindsey was transported to an Alabama hospital for treatment. So far, no arrests have been made, but investigators said they do have a person of interest they’re looking for. (WALB) Meigs City… Read More »