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NEWS: Georgia State Patrol is Hiring, GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Adel, and more

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, January 10, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, January 9, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Georgia State Patrol is hiring! DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) – The Dougherty County School System Superintendent Dr. David Mosely has announced his retirement at the end of the… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge State and ABAC Merging?, Moultrie Police Officer Arrested, Cairo Murder and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, January 9, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, January 6, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – In a press release Friday, the Chancellor of the Board of Regents for the State of Georgia announced the recommendation to consolidate Bainbridge State College and Abraham Baldwin… Read More »

NEWS: Weekend Weather Update (Where’s It Gonna Snow?), Flood Warning for Kinchafoonee and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, January 6, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Here is a weekend weather update from the National Weather Service and the Decatur County Emergency Management BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – With his passing on Saturday, Bainbridge City Councilman Joe Sweet’s seat on the council is left vacant, and City Council will have… Read More »

NEWS: Elderly Thomasville Man Targeted By Burglars (Again), Christmas Day Burglar Arrested, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, December 30, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, December 29, 2016 THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – An elderly man feels that he is being targeted by burglars, again. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A 67-year-old Albany woman has been arrested and charged with eight counts of forgery for cashing more… Read More »

NEWS: Tifton Man Turns Himself in After Murder Warrant, Fire Dept Rescues Dog from Hotel Fire, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, December 29, 2016: TIFTON, GA (WALB) – GBI has confirmed that a man turned himself in for a murder warrant to the Tift County Sheriff’s Office at about 4:30 Wednesday afternoon. MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – There are some important jobs available in Moultrie that the city is having trouble filling. VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) –… Read More »

NEWS: Eleven Traffic Deaths in Georgia Over Christmas Holiday, Serial Arsonist Sentenced, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, December 28, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, December 27 TALLAHASSEE, FL (VALDOSTA TODAY) – Florida and Georgia are among seven states that will experience a gas tax increase in 2017. MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – City and county leaders are pulling out all… Read More »

NEWS: Family Searching for Missing Cordele Man, Madison County Sheriff Employee Arrested for Meth and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, December 15, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, December 14, 2016 CORDELE, GA (WALB) – The family of a South Georgia man, who went missing a year ago Wednesday, gathered for a vigil in Cordele. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – According to Albany Police, no charges will… Read More »

NEWS: SWGA Farm Credit Names Poitevint COO, Valdosta PD Recovers $100k Worth of Stolen Goods, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, December 14, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Southwest Georgia Farm Credit announced today that Paxton W. Poitevint has been named Chief Operating Officer. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – DCBOE Superintendent Cochran lays groundwork for future projects TERRELL CO., GA (WALB) – Two teenagers have been taken into custody after a weapon… Read More »

NEWS: 2 More Cops Shot in Georgia Overnight, Gas Prices Increasing, Weapon Found at Terrell County School, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, December 13, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, December 12, 2016 TERRELL CO., GA (WALB) – Two teenagers have been taken into custody after a weapon was recovered at Terrell county High School. THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – American Legion Post 519 in Thomasville no… Read More »

NEWS: Two Police Officers Shot in Peach County, Train Accident Monday Morning, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, December 12, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, December 9, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Memorial Manor resident celebrates 110 years GRADY CO., GA (WALB) – The GBI was called to assist the Grady County Sheriff’s Office in the investigation of a… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Bypass Southbound Lane Closed, DCSO Busts Motorcycle Thief, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, December 9, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, December 8, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On November 16, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office recovered four stolen motorcycles and identified a suspect in a hit and run accident (*READ THAT STORY HERE*), however the… Read More »

NEWS: Rainfall Totals for SWGA, Plane Crash Kills 1 in Mitchell County Overnight, Burn Ban Lifted and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, December 6, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, December 5, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Rainfall totals for the last three days in SWGA, North Florida and SE Alabama MITCHELL CO., GA (WALB) – WALB has learned that a plane that went down… Read More »

NEWS: Heavy Rain Coming (How Much?), Couple Arrested After Three County Crime Spree, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, December 5, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, December 2, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Heavy rain is coming to southwest Georgia.  How much should we expect? BAINBRIDGE, GA (Post Searchlight) – The first month’s numbers are in, and the City of Bainbridge’s… Read More »

NEWS: Colquitt County Teachers Arrested, SUV Crashes into Dothan Post Office, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, December 1, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, November 30, 2016 SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) – A 25-year-old Sylvester man wounded in shooting late Wednesday night has died. COLQUITT CO (VALDOSTA TODAY) – Two Colquitt County teachers have been placed on leave following arrests… 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: BPS Giving Away Free Smoke Detectors, Colquitt County Inmate Escapes (is Captured), Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, November 14, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, November 11, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – BPS will be teaming up with the American Red Cross on Saturday, November 19th between 8 and Noon to install smoke alarms (while supplies last.) THOMASVILLE, GA (VALDOSTA… Read More »

NEWS: Carnival Ride Injures 6, Lowndes Deputies Make Meth Bust, Mother Locks Twins in Bedroom, Gets Arrested and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, November 7, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, November 4, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – At the 2016 Ag Appreciation Luncheon, the Bainbridge – Decatur County Chamber of Commerce honored Robert Cohen and Emma Jean Bell as Ag Man and Woman of the… Read More »

NEWS: Miller County Sheriff Arrested, BPS Makes Drug Bust, Moultrie Police Need Your Help and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, October 31, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, October 28, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Friday, October 28, 2016, Wesley Shane Rathel, the sheriff of Miller County, was arrested by the FBI for selling stolen firearms. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – In a press… Read More »

NEWS: 14 Arrested After Albany Shooting, Thomasville PD Seeking Public’s Help, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, October 28, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, October 27, 2016 ATLANTA, GA (AP) — Six months into a drought across much of the South, the weather is killing crops, threatening cattle and sinking lakes to their lowest levels in years. THOMASVILLE,… Read More »

NEWS: High Speed Motorcycle Chase, Flint River Fair Pictures, Nuclear Drilling in Alabama and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, October 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, October 25, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – For the seventh consecutive year, Southwest Georgia Farm Credit will provide $4,000 in scholarship money to deserving high school seniors BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Flint River Fair, at… Read More »