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NEWS: Traffic Slowed in Cairo Tuesday Morning, Baker Co Authorities Searching for Armed and Dangerous Suspects, Arrest Reports and More

CAIRO, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – A damaged semi truck slowed traffic in Cairo Tuesday morning. BAKER CO., GA (WALB) – The Baker County Sheriff’s Office said two people, that should be considered armed and dangerous are on the loose after a robbery on Monday at J&M Liquor Store. LEE CO., GA (WALB) – A manhunt is underway for the gunmen who shot… Read More »

New photos of Flint River continuing to rise; buck caught in flood waters in Kinchafoonee

According to the National Weather Service, as of 9:45 this morning, the Flint River was at 27 feet and will continue… Posted by Historic Bainbridge Georgia on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 UPDATED CREST PREDICTION via National Weather Service is 33.1 feet on Monday, January 4, 2016. For more information… Posted by Decatur County Sheriff’s Office- Georgia on Wednesday, December 30,… 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 »

Around Our Area: Drugs smuggled into jail; Nurse arrested

MOULTRIE — A Colquitt County Jail nurse was arrested on Friday, Dec. 18 after officers who searched her car based on an alert from a police dog found suspected drugs. Officers found suspected methamphetamine and marijuana in the vehicle as well as other contraband that is not allowed inside the facility, Colquitt County Sheriff’s Inv. Jerome Burgess said.… Read More »

Southwest Georgia News Roundup: City of Meigs going out of business?

MEIGS — Due to the Meigs City Council’s failure to purchase liability insurance following its cancellation effective today, Meigs may be out of business at midnight, at least temporarily. The jobs of eight city employees are in jeopardy,, including the police chief and three police officers. In an email to his officers, Police Chief Gary Price said, “It… Read More »