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NEWS: Suspicious Activity Leads to Drug Bust, Robbery Suspects Charged, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, August 18, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest reports for Wednesday, August 17, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Monday, August 15, Bainbridge Public Safety responded to a call about suspicious activity that led to a drug bust. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Albany Police have made two arrests in… Read More »

NEWS: Fist Fight Leads to Hospital Visit and Arrests, Vigil for Murdered Man, Dawson Mayor Asked to Resign and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, August 16, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, August 15, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Wednesday, August 3, Bainbridge Public Safety arrested two men after a fight led to a hospital visit. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – City Manager Chris Hobby has proposed… Read More »

NEWS: Helmetless Scooter Driver Arrested, Police Killer Caught, High Speed Chase and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, August 15, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, August 12, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Friday, September 5, Bainbridge Public Safety Officer Ronald McMillan chased and arrested a man after spotting him driving a scooter (that turned out to be stolen) without a… Read More »

NEWS: NOAA Predicting Heavy End to Hurricane Season, Man Tased Twice, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news for Friday, August 12, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, August 11, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – In its updated 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook, NOAA calls for a higher likelihood of a near-normal or above-normal season THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – Employees at the Thomasville Dairy Queen… Read More »

NEWS: Body Found at Trash Site, Robbery Suspect at Large, Prison Employees Indicted and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, August 11, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – As the City of Bainbridge prepares to approve its budget for the 2017 fiscal year, city manager Chris Hobby is working on a revenue system that will help the city to rebuild its reserves, while also funding capital projects throughout the city. ALBANY,… Read More »

NEWS: Robbery Leads to Homicide, Governor Reviewing Dawson Mayor’s Indictment, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, August 10, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, August 9, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The family of Quentieria Knight has filed a civil suit alleging that Elberta Crate was negligent and contributed to her death on April 29, 2016. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST… Read More »

NEWS: Attapulgus Man Busted for Molly, Earthquake off Florida Coast, Dothan 101 Year Old Gives Life Advice and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, July 18, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Steve Carter of Attapulgus was arrested Monday morning after being wanted for over five weeks with warrants for obstruction and possession of a controlled substance suspected to be methylenedioxymethamphetamine, also known as molly. COTTONDALE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office… Read More »

NEWS: Minor Traffic Violation Leads to Major Drug Bust, Tifton City Manager Resigns, Sinkhole Almost Swallows Tractor and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, July 8, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, July 7, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – In the late night hours of Tuesday, July 5, Bainbridge Public Safety made a traffic stop that led to a felony drug arrest. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A Tallahassee… Read More »

NEWS: Local Daycare Worker Fired, Charged with Battery, Migrant Worker Stabs Another, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, July 7, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, July 6, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Just how hot should we expect temperatures to be in southwest Georgia this week? BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Ramon Dominquez, a 37-year-old migrant worker, is being charged with… Read More »

NEWS: TPD Shoots and Kills Armed Man, Berrien Co Sheriff Kicked Out of Office, Florida Beaches Aren’t Safe for Swimming

Here’s your Thursday morning news roundup: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, June 30  DESTIN, FL (WSB) – The Florida Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory for some Florida panhandle beaches.  Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns says toxic fecal bacteria is being reported right now at Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Miramar… Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Truck Crashes into Convenience Store, Driver Flees

Bainbridge, GA (SOWEGALIVE) A man drove his truck through the front of a convenience store in Bainbridge early Friday morning and then fled the scene. According to Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Robert Humphrey, Mark Dillon Rutledge, 32, of Cairo, parked the truck in front of the Quick Buys convenience store on Whigham Dairy Road sometime Thursday night.… Read More »

NEWS: Mitchell County Residents Fighting Alligator Farm, Fraudulent Checks from DNR, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, May 11, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest reports for Tuesday, May 10, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Beware of fraudulent checks from the Georgia DNR MITCHELL CO., GA (WALB) – Some Mitchell County residents say they’re fed up with the stench coming from an alligator farm.… Read More »

NEWS: Weather Wreaks Havoc in SWGA, Police Need Your Help, College Student Stabbed and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news update for Wednesday, May 4, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, May 3, 2016 ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Last night’s weather wreaked havoc over parts of southwest Georgia FORT VALLEY, GA (WALB) – A south Georgia student was stabbed to death Tuesday afternoon on the campus of Fort… Read More »

NEWS: Severe Weather Possible Tonight, Burglar Drowns, Traffic Stops Lead to Drug Arrests

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, May 3, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge Public Safety made three separate drug arrests over the weekend after a pair of traffic stops. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Severe weather on the way tonight? TALLAHASSEE, FL (WCTV) – A suspected burglar is dead after he ran from police and into a… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Murder Suspect Arrested, Major Fire in Decatur County and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, May 2, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to Decatur County Sheriff Wiley Griffin, an arrest has been made in the murder of 22 year old Quentieria Knight. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Details from Friday’s Decatur County homicide BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Sheriff Wiley Griffin discussing the Decatur County homicide (video).  BAINBRIDGE,… Read More »

NEWS: Miller County Hospital Expanding, Job Fair, Semi Truck Burns on Highway

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, April 28, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Decatur County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a proposed healthcare cooperative between the county, the City of Bainbridge and Memorial Hospital and Manor Tuesday that will save a proposed $176,838 for the county in its first year LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) – Six people… Read More »

NEWS: Teens Charged with 18 Counts of Entering Auto, $50,000 Reward Offered in Kidnapping Case and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, April 27, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge Public Safety made a gigantic bust involving one adult and three juveniles this week. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Tuesday, April 26, 2016 ALBANY, GA (WALB) – According to Albany Police, two black males went to the One… Read More »

NEWS: Coffee County School Bus Wreck, Traffic Accident Causes Power Outage, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, April 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – A traffic accident caused a four hour power outage in Decatur County yesterday after a truck struck a light pole. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Arrest Reports for Monday, April 25 (part 1) and (part 2) ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Albany Police are searching for… Read More »

NEWS: Weekly Weather, High Speed Chase, Pines Golf Course Closing and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, April 25, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia can expect a week of high temperatures with little chance of rain. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Bainbridge-Decatur County Recreation Authority voted 4-0… Read More »

NEWS: Armed Robbery Suspect in Dothan, Car Break Ins, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, April 22, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, April 21, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge Public Safety responded to two separate cases of entering autos on Wednesday night. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The 2nd Annual “229 Music Fest” will be held at the Earl… Read More »