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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: Bainbridge Public Safety Searching for Hit and Run Suspect, Storm Victims Scammed, Arrest Reports and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge Public Safety is “on the lookout” for a driver suspected of two separate hit and run incidents this weekend. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge Middle School Principal John Wooden has been promoted DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) – Ten weeks after Albany was hit by a devastating wind storm, some homeowners are still dealing with… Read More »

Bainbridge Public Safety Looking for Hit and Run Suspect

Bainbridge Public Safety is “on the lookout” for a driver suspected of two separate hit and run incidents this weekend.  According to Julie Harris, the Public Information Officer with the City of Bainbridge, the incidents occurred around 11:00 pm Saturday night.   As of Monday morning, there was no new information on the whereabouts of the driver or… Read More »

NEWS: Winter Weather Spoiling SWGA Ag Products, GBI Arrests Three in Marshall’s Shooting, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, March 17, 2017: LAKE PARK, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – A Lowndes County farm is pulling out all the stops to protect their crops from the overnight freeze. MORVEN, GA (WTXL) – In Brooks County, the weather has been ravaging peach orchards and costing local farmers thousands of dollars in… Read More »

NEWS: Decatur County Approves Grant Application, Arrest Reports, GBI Arrests Three Suspects and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, March 16, 2017:   BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Decatur County Board of Commissioners approved a grant resolution at its meeting Tuesday that will help develop the Bethel Heights community in Decatur County. COLQUITT CO., GA (WALB) – A Colquitt County grand jury will hear the case against accused mass… Read More »

NEWS: Sabal Trail Pipeline Damages Farm, Search for Church Burglar, Hot Grease Thrown in Employee’s Face and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, March 15, 2017: COLQUITT CO., GA (WALB) – New surveillance video shows a man who police say broke into a Colquitt County church over the weekend. THOMAS CO., GA (WALB) – Commissioners in Thomas County say the county is paying nearly triple the amount others do for their ambulance services and… Read More »

NEWS: Valdosta Bank Robber Caught, Gas Prices Falling, Man Beats Victim with a Stick and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, March 14, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, March 13, 2017 ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Albany police are trying to find the person that assaulted a resident with a stick, before robbing them. GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) — A moment many students and… Read More »

NEWS: Aaron Parrish Turns Himself In, Marianna Teens Arrested for Walmart Fires, Quitman Gets 100 New Jobs and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, March 10, 2017: DECATUR CO., GA (WALB) – A multi-county search for a wanted man is now over after he turned himself in to authorities. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Several people are in jail after a large brawl broke out at an Albany nightclub early Friday morning. MARIANNA, Fla. (WTXL) – The… Read More »

NEWS: Army Plane Crash in Abbeville, Multi County Manhunt Underway for Aaron Parrish, 8 Women Freed in Atlanta Trafficking Ring and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, March 9, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Decatur County School Superintendent Tim Cochran made a presentation to Bainbridge Rotary this week to talk about the extension of ESPLOST. MITCHELL CO., GA (WALB) – The Georgia State Patrol and the Department of Natural Resources are working together to locate Ronnie Aaron… Read More »

NEWS: BPS Responds to House Fire, Cook County Gets New Hospital, Dothan Police Get Body Cameras and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, March 8, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – On Friday, the Georgia House of Representatives passed HB 273 by a vote of 147-17. The bill, which was authored by Democratic representative Demetrius Douglas of Stockbridge, would require schools in Georgia to “schedule recess for all students in kindergarten and… Read More »

NEWS: Pelham City Schools Closed Wednesday, Homerville Plane Crash, Alabama Governor Sued and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, March 7, 2017: HOMERVILLE, GA (WALB) – People in a Clinch County neighborhood are still in shock after a military airplane crashed near their homes.   PELHAM, GA (WALB) – Pelham City Schools is taking Wednesday off to support their girls basketball team. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s state auditor has… Read More »

NEWS: Potential for Severe Weather Wednesday Night, Road Check Leads to Drug Bust, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, February 28, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, February 27, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is warning of the potential for severe weather this week. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Southwest Georgia Traffic Network arrested two men… Read More »

NEWS: Lowndes County Deputy Dies, Hospital Board Reports Positive Month, Weekly Weather, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, February 27, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, February 24, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Southwest Georgia will see a massive temperature shift this week as high temperatures peak on Tuesday before a cool front hits the area on Thursday and Friday.  … Read More »

NEWS: Advance Voting Begins Monday for Decatur County ESPLOST, 11 Year Old Arrested with Gun at Valdosta School and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, February 24, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, February 23, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Advance in-person voting for the Decatur County Board of Education’s called special election for its renewal of the one-cent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for education-related capital… Read More »

NEWS: Two Arrested, Another Sought by Bainbridge State College Police, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, February 23, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge State College Police arrested two suspects and are looking for a third in connection to a theft that occurred on campus last week. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, February 22, 2017 ATHENS, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The… 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: 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 »