Tag Archives: Mitchell County

NEWS: Dothan Church Burglar Shot, Free Backpacks in Pelham Today, Operation Southern Shield and More

DOTHAN, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – A man was shot and killed Sunday night after he attempted to rob a Dothan church parishioner, according to police. AMERICUS, GA (WALB) – The suspect in a fatal shooting turned himself in Monday morning and the surviving victim is facing charges. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A cashier at the Harveys Supermarket in the 2300 block of… 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 »

NEWS: Okeefenokee Wildfire Still Growing, Moultrie Vehicle Thefts, Church Fight Caught on Camera and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, May 3, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Last weekend at the Bainbridge City Council retreat, Bainbridge Public Safety assistant director Frank Green approached the council with four possible solutions to a problem that faces BPS: retention rate. MOULTRIE, Ga. (MOULTRIE OBSERVER) — Thieves made off with nearly $16,000… Read More »

NEWS: Arrest Reports, Miller County Inmate Escapes, GBI Investigating Injured Woman in Burning Home and More

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports COLQUITT CO., GA (WALB) – Officials responded to a fire and a woman injured at a Baker County home Monday morning. SAVANNAH, Ga. (WCTV) – Officials say a wildfire that has scorched 76 square miles near the Georgia-Florida state line may keep burning for the next six months. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The… Read More »

GDOT Awards Resurfacing Projects (Includes Decatur, Grady, Miller, Mitchell and Early Counties)

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 20, 2017 Contact:  Nita Birmingham District Communications 229.326.5435 Southwest Georgia… Road and Bridge Projects Awarded to Benefit SW Georgia   TIFTON – A Georgia Department of Transportation $3.3 million construction contract to widen a busy section of U.S. 280 in Cordele demonstrates how a relatively small investment can have a major impact. U.S.… Read More »