Tag Archives: Seminole County

NEWS: Southwest Georgia Election Results for Decatur, Seminole, Miller, Early, Grady, Mitchell and Thomas Counties

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, November 9, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – An impressive 74.69 % of registered voters in Decatur County turned out.  The results for the contested elections and constitutional amendments are: THOMAS CO, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s website, here are the election results for Thomas County in… Read More »

SWGA Election Results: Seminole County

According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s website, here are the election results for the November 8 General Election in Seminole County: President of the United States 5 of 5 Precincts Reporting Percent Votes DONALD J. TRUMP 65.50% 2,343 HILLARY CLINTON 33.16% 1,186 GARY JOHNSON 1.34% 48 United States Senator, Isakson 5 of 5 Precincts Reporting Percent Votes… Read More »

Reckless driver killed after high-speed chase and head-on crash in Donalsonville

Seminole County Sheriff’s Office – Press Release On Friday, September 16th at approximately 7:20pm, Seminole County’s 9-1-1 center received notification from Jackson County Florida that they had received multiple calls of a red or burgundy vehicle, possibly a Chevrolet Equinox, driving reckless headed north approaching the state line. The lookout was given to both Sheriff’s Office deputies and… Read More »

NEWS: Runoff Election Today, Community Prayer for Law Enforcement, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, July 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The runoff election between Heather Lanier and Ryan Cleveland for Superior Court Judge will be held today, Tuesday, July 26. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Honor Sentinels, a local veterans charity, will be hosting a community prayer for local law enforcement this Friday at 4:00… Read More »

NEWS: Seminole County Shooting, Meigs Mayor Pro Tem Fires Police Chief, VP Visiting Tallahassee

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, July 22, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, July 21, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – A woman from Valdosta was arrested in Seminole County around noon on Wednesday, accused of holding two people at gunpoint before firing two shots and fleeing the scene.… Read More »

Seminole County Traffic Stop Leads to Foot Chase, Wanted Man Captured

A Seminole County traffic stop in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 21 led to a foot chase, tracking dogs, and the capture of a wanted man. According to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Jim Shingler conducted a traffic stop around 1:00 a.m. Thursday morning.  However, the driver of the vehicle made the decision to attempt… Read More »

Shooting Suspect Arrested in Seminole County

A woman from Valdosta was arrested in Seminole County around noon on Wednesday, accused of holding two people at gunpoint before firing two shots and fleeing the scene. According to Seminole County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Lee Owens, the Lowndes County woman drove from Valdosta to a home on Old Jakin Road in Seminole County in the early morning… 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: Valdosta Police Officer Home from Hospital, Woman Finds TWO Alligators in her Yard, Columbus Woman Found Safe and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, July 15, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest reports for Thursday, July 14 ALBANY, GA (WALB) – An Albany woman is worried about her safety and her neighbors after an alligator encounter VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) — Authorities in south Georgia say a man has been arrested following… Read More »

NEWS: Mosquito Borne Virus in Lowndes County, Pine Straw Catches Fire, SWGA Arm Wrestling Champ and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, July 13, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, July 12, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – A landscaper’s trip to change a trailer tire went up in flames Monday afternoon. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Leon County Sheriff’s Office says it’s searching for a… Read More »

NEWS: Shot Valdosta Cop Recovering, Body Found in Worth County, Soaring Weekly Temps and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, July 11, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, July 8, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Another hot week in store for southwest Georgia.  Here is this week’s detailed forecast. VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) — A Valdosta police officer shot when he responded to… Read More »

Several SW Georgia State Routes Getting Fresh Road Stripes, New RPMs

What: Weather permitting, Ozark Striping Co., a contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation, will be installing new road stripes in Brooks County and new raised pavement markers (RPMs) in Early and Seminole Counties. This is a slow-moving operation that requires rolling lane closures. Motorists are asked to use caution, reduce speed and remain alert to changing traffic… Read More »

GHSA regroups high schools into 7 classifications – see where your team fits in

The Georgia High School Association Reclassification Committee heard appeals and structured schools into classifications Wednesday at its meeting in Thomaston, Ga. The committee set dividing lines to have seven classifications, with the the 48 largest schools–teams like Lowndes County and metro Atlanta schools–forming Class 7A. The new reclassification will affect all sports, not just football, although regions may be… Read More »

Bainbridge State admissions will talk with potential students in Seminole County today

The Bainbridge State College Office of Admissions will be stationed outside of the new BSC Donalsonville site from 1:30-4:00 on Tuesday, November 16, 2015. The Admissions staff will be there to assist you in answering any questions about enrolling in school, etc. For more information about Bainbridge State College, visit www.bainbridge.edu

Bainbridge State Golf Tournament raises funds for Seminole County students

Recently, the Bainbridge State College Foundation held its first Annual “Swing for Support” Golf Tournament, raising over $11,000 for Seminole County student scholarships. The tournament will be held annually to raise funds specifically for students from a particular county. Without the participation and generosity of sponsors and players, the BSC Foundation would be unable to provide the financial… Read More »

Local students participate in fall hog and cattle show

4-H and FFA Livestock showteam members from Decatur, Mitchell, Seminole, and Grady counties participated in the 2015 Fall Festival and Fair Market Hog and Breeding Gilt Show followed by the Steer and Heifer Cattle Show on October 13, 2015. The shows are sponsored by the Bainbridge/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee. Victoria Hill from Mitchell County judged the… Read More »

Three more days to cast votes in local municipal elections

Counting today, October 29th, voters have three voting days remaining to cast their ballots in local municipal elections being held across Southwest Georgia. In Donalsonville, voters will choose a representative for the Donalsonville City Council District I Post 2, selecting either Rebecca C. Grantham, Incumbent and Administrator of Bainbridge Health and Rehab or Travis Brooks, retired City of… Read More »

Bainbridge State College announces nominees for GOAL program

Bainbridge State College is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 GOAL Program nominees who were nominated by their instructors based on student academic achievement and personal leadership. This academic school year’s nominees are Kenneth Brock of Whigham, Regina Martin of Donalsonville, Gabe Russo of Cairo, Gabe Widner of Climax and Betina Tripp of Attapulgus. The GOAL Program officially kicks… Read More »