Tag Archives: Georgia

NEWS: Rainfall Totals, Chicken Houses Destroyed by Storm, Earthquake in NW GA and More

Rainfall Totals for the Week STEWART COUNTY, GA (WALB) – The J and J Farms poultry operation  on Freeman Road in Stewart County was wiped out by severe weather Wednesday.  Joe Ammons had two of his huge chicken houses destroyed, with hundreds of chickens killed. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Albany Police Department is investigating after a longtime Albany business… Read More »

NEWS: Severe Weather Possible Monday Night, I-85 Collapse Details, Arrest Reports and More

ATLANTA, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Below is a press release from the Georgia Department of Transportation concerning the collapse of Interstate 85 in Atlanta. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, March 31, 2017 ATLANTA (CBS46) – One of three people charged in connection to the fire that caused a portion of I-85 to collapse appeared… Read More »

NEWS: Bomb Scare in Pelham, Havana Shooting, Arrest Reports and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, March 24, 2017 PELHAM, GA (WALB) – Police took a woman into custody Saturday after investigators say she lied about having a bomb in her car. PANAMA CITY BEACH (WJHG) – Bay County sheriff’s officials have identified the two people arrested in connection with one of the shootings… Read More »

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: Miller County Students Protest for Principal, 80 Percent of GA’s Blueberries Destroyed by Freeze, Arrest Reports and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, March 20, 2017 MILLER CO., GA (WALB) – On Monday, a group of 20 to 30 students marched from the high school parking lot to the board of education office after school. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A close call Monday night left a Leon County Sheriff’s Office… Read More »

NEWS: Potter Street Community Center Named After Councilman Sweet, Bdge State College Suspects Id’d, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, February 22, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to Bainbridge State College Police, the suspects in the pictures have been identified BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Thirty-year Bainbridge City Councilman and community leader Joe L. Sweet Jr. was honored posthumously Tuesday when the Potter Street Community Center was renamed after… Read More »

NEWS: Georgia Wins Water Wars Battle, Georgia Southwestern to Name Building After Fallen Officers, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, February 15, 2017: ATLANTA, GA (AJC) – Georgia notched a victory in a long-running legal dispute with Florida on Tuesday when a judicial official urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reject strict new water consumption limits that Georgia said would have struck a devastating blow to the state’s economy. TALLAHASSEE,… Read More »

NEWS: Longer Deer Season Legislation Introduced, January Gas Prices Up Over Last Year, Proposed Gun Ban in Georgia and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, February 3, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, February 2, 2017 ATLANTA, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – January gas prices up 42 cents over last year ATLANTA, GA (GEORGIA OUTDOOR NEWS) – Legislation that would increase hunting and fishing license fees in Georgia was expected… Read More »

57th Annual Rattlesnake Roundup is Tomorrow

The 57th annual Rattlesnake Roundup will be held tomorrow, Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the Rattlesnake Roundup Grounds in Whigham, Georgia.  Sponsored by the Whigham Community Club, the annual event will draw more than 20,000 visitors to the southwest Georgia town of only 500 people.  This year’s event will feature nearly 100 vendors, kids activities such as bounce… Read More »

NEWS: HD Video Footage of Albany Tornado Damage, NWS Upgrades Albany Tornado to EF-3, Burglary at Bainbridge Zip Trip,

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, January 25, 2017: ALBANY, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – HD Video of the tornado damage in Albany, GA BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia is in for a beautiful, yet cool, weekend.  Here is the detailed forecast: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge Public… 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 »

Archbold Medical Center Celebrates Christmas with Tree of Lights Ceremony Tonight

The annual Tree of Lights ceremony at Archbold Medical Center will be held tonight, although this year, there’s a new twist.  If the rain holds off, the ceremony will be held outdoors at the new, live tree on the hospital’s front lawn. Archbold is inviting the public to attend the tree lighting tonight at 6:00 p.m.  There will… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Kicks Off Holidays This Week, Wednesday’s Severe Weather Outlook and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, November 30, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, November 28, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Southwest Georgia could see severe weather today PLUS how much rain should we expect? BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The City of Bainbridge is kicking off the holidays with… 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 »

ELECTION: Civics 101 to Hold Town Hall Forum

The November General Election ballot will include four state constitutional amendments and a local organization is holding a town hall style forum to educate the public on the issues. Civics 101 is holding the meeting with local elected officials to answer the public’s questions about the proposed amendments.  The amendments are: “Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended… Read More »

NEWS: Money Tree Trial Details, Woman Stabs Husband, Expo Under Way and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, October 18, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, October 17, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Money Tree Trial is underway in Albany.  What’s going on? MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – The 39th annual Sunbelt Ag Expo gets underway Tuesday morning in Moultrie. ALBANY,… Read More »

NEWS: Valdosta Man Charged with Arson, Georgia Voters to Decide on Amendment One, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, October 14, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, October 13, 2016 GEORGIA (WTXL) – In Georgia, voters will decide on an amendment that would allow the state to assume control of schools considered to be “chronically failing.” VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – A… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Man Busted for Cocaine, Thomasville Carjacking, Motorcycle Crash in Lowndes County and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, October 10, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, October 7, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – A routine traffic stop led to the arrest of Devius Lyles for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute on Wednesday. LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) – A motorcyclist is hospitalized… Read More »