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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 »

NEWS: 171 Pounds of Prescription Pills Recovered, Bobby Bowden to Speak in Dothan, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, October 25, 2016: ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Crews are working to remove a truck that crashed Tuesday morning at the Jefferson exit on the Liberty Expressway. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The top man in the Georgia House of Representatives came to Southwest Georgia to endorse a state lawmaker. JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) –… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Man Wins Angler of the Year, Trump in Tallahassee, Deadly Albany Fire and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, October 24, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, October 21, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge’s Matt Baty won Angler of the Year honors on Lake Eufaula this weekend AMERICUS, GA (WALB) – One suspect is in jail following a shooting involving a Georgia… Read More »

NEWS: Bill Clinton in Quincy, Valdosta Police Investigating Murder, Colquitt Co Murder Suspect’s Bond Set and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, October 21, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, October 20, 2016 QUINCY, Fla. (WCTV) — Former President Bill Clinton is making a stop in Quincy Friday as part of a bus tour across north Florida. VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) – The Valdosta Fire Department… Read More »

NEWS: Cheerleading Fundraiser Turns Out to be a Fraud, Valdosta Police Searching for Armed Robber, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, October 20, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, October 19, 2016 BAINBRIDGE,, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Starting in January 2017, City of Bainbridge utility customers that are in good standing will have the option to participate in a balanced bill program, which will… Read More »

NEWS: Civics 101 Forum, GA Sex Sting Nets 16 Traffickers, Mother Charged with Son’s Death and More

Here’s the southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, October 19, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The November General Election ballot will include four state constitutional amendments and a local organization is holding a town hall style forum to educate the public on the issues. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – For roughly 60 years, the red brick roads of downtown… Read More »

NEWS: Money Tree Trial Details, Woman Stabs Husband, Expo Under Way and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, October 18, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, October 17, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Money Tree Trial is underway in Albany.  What’s going on? MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – The 39th annual Sunbelt Ag Expo gets underway Tuesday morning in Moultrie. ALBANY,… Read More »

NEWS: Valdosta Mom Turns in Thieving Son, Advanced Voting Begins Today, Pedestrian Killed in Albany (again)

Here’s your Monday morning news roundup: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, October 14, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Advanced voting begins today JACKSON COUNTY, FL (WTXL) –Investigators are looking into a r eport of a female body found lying in a yard on Thursday. TALLAHASSEE, FL (The News Service of Florida) –… Read More »

NEWS: Valdosta Man Charged with Arson, Georgia Voters to Decide on Amendment One, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, October 14, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, October 13, 2016 GEORGIA (WTXL) – In Georgia, voters will decide on an amendment that would allow the state to assume control of schools considered to be “chronically failing.” VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – A… Read More »

NEWS: Black Bear Spotted in Downtown Tallahassee, GA National Fair in Perry, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, October 13, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, October 12, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Flint River Fair is coming to town! TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says a black bear has been removed from… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Man Busted for Cocaine, Thomasville Carjacking, Motorcycle Crash in Lowndes County and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, October 10, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, October 7, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – A routine traffic stop led to the arrest of Devius Lyles for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute on Wednesday. LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) – A motorcyclist is hospitalized… Read More »

NEWS: Clerk Shot in Armed Robbery (Albany), Thomasville Issues Clown Warning, Hurricane Matthew Update and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, October 6, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, October 5, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Hurricane Matthew update (Thursday morning) BAINBRIDGE, GA (WTXL) – Police said they are looking for a man wanted for marijuana  possession. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Man shot… Read More »

NEWS: Alabama Woman Hides Drugs in Beef Burrito, Brooks County Jail Employees Arrested, Phone Scams and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, October 5, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Are you registered to vote? The deadline for the November election is next week! BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge Public Safety is warning the public about phone scams BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Larry Mathis Jr., was arrested and charged with two… Read More »

NEWS: Murder Suspect Captured in Tallahassee After Standoff, Deadly Shooting in North Florida Town, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, September 27, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, September 26, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A man wanted for murder in Jacksonville is under arrest in Tallahassee after a 45 minute standoff with U.S. Marshals on Monday. BRISTOL, Fla. (WCTV) – Agents… Read More »

NEWS: Thomasville School Admin Arrested, Peanut Truck Spills Load, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, September 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, September 23, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Interim CFO starts work at Memorial Hospital and Manor BAKER CO., GA (WALB) – Peanuts spilled across the road after a truck carrying them tipped over in… Read More »

NEWS: Barbers Establish Scholarship, Delivery Driver Arrested in Pelham, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, September 22, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The children of Harold Barber and Hildred Rich Barber have continued the legacy of Decatur County’s Barber Fertilizer PELHAM, GA (WALB) – Pelham Police arrested Tory Brown, 37, Monday on numerous charges, after they were tipped off. ADEL, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY)  – The Adel… Read More »

NEWS: Fire in Bainbridge Tuesday Night, Meigs Votes to Close Police Department, Alabama Teens Arrested for Clown Hoax and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, September 21, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge Public Safety and several other agencies responded to a fire in an Alfalfa bin at Flint River Mills on Dothan Road Tuesday night. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Rebecca Long Cole named Decatur County Teacher of the Year MEIGS, GA (THOMASVILLE TIMES… Read More »

NEWS: Grady County Motorcycle Crash Kills One, Clown Threat Closes Alabama School, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, September 20, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, September 19, 2016 LEE CO., GA (WALB) – A man is in custody after a car crashed through a Lee County storefront overnight. GRADY CO., GA (WALB) – Officials have identified a man who died in a crash… Read More »