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NEWS: Traffic Stop Yields Drug Busts, Wrestling Coach Arrested for Inappropriate Contact, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, April 21, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, April 20, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Two different traffic stops in Bainbridge yielded drug busts in the last few days. DOTHAN, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – Dothan Police Chief Steve Parrish said he hopes the… Read More »

NEWS: Woman Arrested for Smuggling Contraband, Kidnapping Suspect Still at Large, Driver Charged in Thomasville Wreck

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, April 20, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Tuesday, April 19, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Bainbridge City Council approved a $2.74 monthly increase to water bills starting in May to pay for preventative maintenance to the five water towers in the… Read More »

NEWS: Major Thomasville Tanker Spill, Former President Carter a Park Ranger, Road Rage Incident in SWGA

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, April 19, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, April 18, 2016 THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – US Highways 19 and 84 just outside Thomasville are back open after a tanker truck crashed Monday causing a fuel leak. COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A 3-car accident on Buena… Read More »

NEWS: Five Month Shoplifting Ring Busted, Stabbing, and Another Standoff in SWGA

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, April 18, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge Public Safety arrested Candace Morrell and Richard Alvarado early Thursday morning for more than 40 thefts from Wal-Mart spanning over the past five months BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – David German was… Read More »

NEWS: Meigs Mayor Going to Grand Jury, Meth Manufacturer Busted, Second Shooting Victim Dies

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, April 15, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, April 14, 2016 THOMASVILLE, GA (TIMES ENTERPRISE) — A Thomas County Superior Court grand jury will meet May 2 to decide if there is enough evidence against Meigs Mayor Linda Harris MEIGS, GA (TIMES ENTERPRISE)… Read More »

NEWS: Georgia Jobless Rate Rises, Meigs Man Stabbed, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news for Thursday, April 14, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Arrest reports for Bainbridge and Decatur County THOMASVILLE, GA (TIMES ENTERPRISE) — Charlie Jenkins of Meigs was released from Archbold Memorial Hospital and taken to the Thomas County jail Tuesday after undergoing surgery to repair a wound to the throat received during a… Read More »

NEWS: Bug Bomb Burns House, Man Charged with Terroristic Threats, Ammo Plant Opening in Gadsden County

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, April 13, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, April 12, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – An all-in-one location to buy fresh, locally grown produce, baked goods and crafts is returning to Bainbridge this Saturday morning. GADSDEN CO., FL (WCTV) – An ammunition plant announced… Read More »

NEWS: Gas Prices Dropping, Vidalia Onion Crop Early and Bountiful, Man Wins Lottery

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, April 12, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, April 11, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – American Rivers today announced its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®, naming the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin in Alabama, Florida and Georgia the Most Endangered in the country. Outdated… Read More »

NEWS: Police Standoff in Camilla After Shooting, Thomasville Phone Scam, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, April 11, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Arrest reports for Friday, April 8, 2016.  CAMILLA, GA (WALB) – A six and a half hour standoff ended in a Camilla neighborhood when a man finally surrendered to authorities, but not before investigators believe he shot and killed his wife. MITCHELL CO., GA… Read More »

NEWS: Arrest Reports, 2 Seriously Injured in SWGA Tornado, Major Pot Bust

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, April 8, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, April 7 ALBANY (ALBANY HERALD) — Thanks to an anonymous tip late Wednesday night, officers with the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit (ADDU) were able to discover and raid what officials described as a marijuana growing operation… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Arrest Reports for Bainbridge and Decatur County The following arrests and citations were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by BPS and the Decatur County Jail. Barry Dean Crawford, Jr., 25, 2175 South West Street, Bainbridge, GA, Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, driving… Read More »

NEWS: Arrest Reports, Donalsonville Experiences Sewage Leak, High Speed Chase in SWGA

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, April 5, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Arrest reports for Monday, April 4, 2016 DONALSONVILLE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – During the recent storms, the City of Donalsonville experienced a few sewer overflows.  THOMAS CO., GA (WALB) – WALB obtained the 911 call made by Miles Daisher last week in Thomas County after… Read More »

NEWS: Rainfall totals from the weekend, Two people drown in Flood Waters, Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault with a Crossbow

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, April 4, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Southwest Georgia, North Florida and Southeast Alabama saw significant rainfall Friday and Saturday that led to flash flood warnings, flooded neighborhoods and even two reported deaths. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Thursday, March 31, 2016, Bainbridge Public Safety responded to a domestic disturbance call… Read More »

NEWS: Photos from Last Night’s Storm Damage, Flash Flood Watch for SWGA, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, April 1, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – While we can’t confirm whether Decatur County saw an actual tornado last night, we definitely had some significant damage from the storm. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a flash flood watch for southwest Georgia and southeast Alabama BAINBRIDGE,… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Manufacturing Update, Severe Weather Coming, Man Jumps from Television Tower

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, March 31, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – What’s going on with Bainbridge Manufacturing? BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – How much rain is coming tomorrow? THOMAS CO., GA (WALB) – Search efforts are underway for a missing base jumper who parachuted off a TV tower, in southern Thomas County.  ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Man Sentenced for Bank Robbery, Missing Child Found Safe, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, March 30, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Missing child found safe BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Arrest reports for Tuesday, March 29, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Acting United States Attorney G.F. Peterman, III announces that Ryan O. Harris, age 22, of Bainbridge, Georgia, was sentenced on March 29, 2016, to… Read More »

NEWS: Lottery Winner’s Murder a Conspiracy, Sewer Overflows, Oversized Load Approaching SWGA Today

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, March 29, 2016: FITZGERALD, GA (WALB) – Seven people were charged Monday in the shooting death of a lottery winner more than two months ago ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Police are investigating a shooting that happened at a home on Avalon Avenue. VALDOSTA, GA (WCTV) – The weekend storm caused several sanitary… Read More »

NEWS: Helicopter Crash, Gunman Barricades Himself into Hotel Room (and sets it on fire), Armed Robbery in Bainbridge

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, March 28, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Dwayne Williams, 47, was arrested early Thursday morning and charged with armed robbery after reportedly robbing Yesterday’s Dinner. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Decatur County Board of Education met and discussed the criteria they’re looking for in a new superintendent. COFFEE COUNTY,… Read More »

NEWS: Fake Date Scam, Robbery Suspect Arrested, Teacher Resigns and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, March, 25, 2016: TIFTON, GA (WALB) – Surveillance footage appears to show a teacher knocking down a student in the hallway at school. MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – Police are working on warrants against a man they say tried to rob a hotel and a convenience store, before successfully robbing another gas station in… Read More »

NEWS: Most Wanted Suspect Arrested, Mother Charged in Child’s Death, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, March 24, 2016: ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A man wanted for killing an Albany man in an arson fire has been arrested by Dougherty County Sheriff’s deputies. MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – Moultrie police say a man who robbed a convenience store and tried to rob two other businesses is in jail. TALLAHASSEE,… Read More »