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PRESS RELEASE: District Attorney: Crossbow Wielding Assailant Sentenced to 40 Years, Child Molester Sentenced to 20

PRESS RELEASE Two cases of note went to trial during the fall Decatur County Trial Term.  The first was Ricky Benyard.  Benyard was charged by way of indictment in case no. 15-Cr-140.  Benyard was charged with Child Molestation and Sodomy.  The evidence showed that Benyard had sexual intercourse with a minor, aged 14.  Benyard was in his late… Read More »

NEWS: From an Eastern European Orphanage to South Georgia, National Peanut Festival this Weekend, Arrest Reports and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Success Story: From an Eastern European Orphanage to Southern Regional Technical College ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Albany Police Department is looking for two people to question after an Albany bank was robbed. VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) – Two teenagers are facing felony murder charges in connection with an October 30, homicide in Valdosta. SPARKS, Ga. (WCTV) —… Read More »

NEWS: $60k Worth of Drugs Seized, Violent Albany Bank Robbery, GBI Sees Increase in Officer Involved Shootings and More

ATLANTA, GA (SOWEGALIVE.COM) — AAA – The Auto Club Group is advising motorists to be aware of the additional risks of drowsy driving following the end of daylight savings time this weekend. DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) – Coffee County sheriff’s authorities have arrested a 47-year-old Douglas man on aggravated assault and other charges following a shooting that occurred at a home Sunday… Read More »

AAA: End of Daylight Savings Time Leads to Increased Car Crash Risks

AAA: END OF DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME DRIVING ALERT Car Crash Risks Can Increase During Transitional Period   ATLANTA, Ga. (Nov. 6, 2017) — AAA – The Auto Club Group is advising motorists to be aware of the additional risks of drowsy driving following the end of daylight savings time this weekend. Georgians will be facing additional risks to their morning… Read More »

NEWS: 8 Ft Alligator in Tallahassee Back Yard, Albany Hit and Run, Arrest Reports and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – There was an accident on the Bainbridge Bypass Friday afternoon involving a tractor trailer and a slow moving construction vehicle.   COFFEE CO., GA (WALB) – Broxton Police and the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department were lead on a high speed chase Sunday morning. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Albany police say a person driving a 1997 Chevrolet GMT… Read More »