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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: Bainbridge State College Searching for Suspected Thieves, Bullet Hits Thomas University Building, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, February 21, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge State College Police are seeking assistance in identifying the suspects in these pictures THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV)– The campus of Thomas University is breathing a sigh of relief tonight. DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) – Officials are on the scene, battling a house fire in the… Read More »

NEWS: Vada Man Killed in Plane Crash, GSP is Hiring, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, February 17, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, February 16, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to reports, the victim in last night’s plane crash was Donald Anderson from Vada. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Georgia State Patrol is hiring!  COLQUITT CO., GA… Read More »

NEWS: Decatur County Man Convicted in Infant Aggravated Assault, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, February 16, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, February 15, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – A Decatur County man was convicted this week of aggravated assault on a 6 month old infant after doctors diagnosed the child with symptoms consistent with Shaken Baby… 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: Stabbing Suspect Wanted, Severe Weather Update, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, February 14, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, Feburary 13, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – A Decatur County woman is wanted by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office in connection with a stabbing that occurred late Sunday afternoon. VALDOSTA, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Wild Adventures Theme… Read More »

NEWS: Grand Jury Indicts Bainbridge Man for 2 Murders, More Bad Weather Possible, BPS Awards and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, February 13, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, February 10, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia could be in for another bout of bad weather. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – On Tuesday evening, Bainbridge… Read More »

NEWS: Elephant Sanctuary Fence Going Up, More Bainbridge Car Break Ins, Dothan Woman Charged in Husband’s Murder and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, February 10, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, February 9, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge Public Safety responded to two separate car break-ins Friday night that were reported on Saturday. ATTAPULGUS, Ga. (WCTV) — Hundreds of large posts are going up… Read More »

NEWS: Governor Deal in Albany, Two Arrested for Nail Salon Robbery, Tuesday Night Storms Kill One and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, February 9, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, February 8, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge Public Safety arrested a drug dealer on Monday, Feb. 6, on Flemming Street for possession of cocaine and methamphetamine with intent to distribute MOULTRIE, GA (VALDOSTA… Read More »

NEWS: Florida Murder Suspect Dead, GDOT Addresses Deadly Intersection, Akins Named Employee of the Quarter and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, February 8, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Norris Akins was named the City of Bainbridge Employee of the Quarter BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Following two fatal accidents at the intersection of Hwy. 27 North and Bethel Road in a five-day period, public outcry has drastically increased calling for a… Read More »

NEWS: Another Fatal Accident on Highway 27 N, Dothan Bomb Threat, Alabama Killer on the Run and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, February 7, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, February 6, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Victim identified in Monday’s Highway 27 N fatal accident  ALBANY, GA (ALBANY HERALD) – Doughtery County Deputy Coroner addresses storm death numbers GULF COAST, AL (WALB) – Authorities… Read More »

NEWS: Former Meigs Mayor Convicted, Officer Involved Shooting in Moultrie, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, February 6, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, February 3, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia will see a high chance of rain and thunderstorms for the week. MEIGS, Ga. (WCTV) — The former… 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 »

NEWS: Rep Gerald Greene Answers Questions About Shooting, Explosion at Isaacs Bakery, Missing Albany Man and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, February 2, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, February 1, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – There was an explosion at Isaacs Bakery on Wednesday afternoon in downtown Bainbridge. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Chief Jerry Carter is pleased to announce the promotion of three Bainbridge… Read More »

NEWS: GBI Enters Search for Missing Albany 2 Year Old, Early County Man Gets 20 Years, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, February 1, 2017: ASHBURN, GA (WALB) – The GBI is assisting the Dougherty County Police with the missing person’s investigation of Detraz Green, 2. TIFTON, Ga. (WCTV) — Georgia’s Peanut Commission and Peanut Proud are donating more than 10,000 jars of local peanut butter. ATLANTA, GA (AJC) – Former Early… Read More »

NEWS: Gas Prices Falling, Wild Adventures Lions Turn 1, Two Arrested for Murder in Quincy and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, January 31, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, January 30, 2017 VALDOSTA, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Wild Adventures celebrated the birthday of two special “babies” on Monday when Tiki and Kiara, the parks’ African lions, turned one. MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – After months of frustration,… Read More »

Deep South Supershow This Weekend

If you’re looking for an affordable and entertaining way to spend your Saturday, the annual Deep South Super Show will be held at the Kirbo Center at Bainbridge State College this weekend.  Featuring more than 150 tables of authentic Indian artifacts, the Deep South Super Show will begin at 8:00 a.m. Saturday morning and the doors will be… Read More »

NEWS: Valdosta Doctor Awarded $10 Million, Representative Gerald Greene Shot in Robbery, Drought Monitor and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, January 27, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, January 26, 2017 COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – State Representative Gerald Greene is recovering after a shooting on Thursday afternoon.  ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a shooting… Read More »

NEWS: Governor Tours Damage, Valdosta Sewer Spill, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, January 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, January 25 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Webb and her car club, Memories Car Club, have collected items for the relief effort taking place in Albany, Georgia, after this past weekends deadly tornadoes. ALBANY, GA… 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 »