Tag Archives: Southwest Georgia

Local BBQ Team Finishes 2nd in Flames on the Flint Competition

Local restaurant owner and BBQ aficionado, Mike Brock and his Naked Pig BBQ team, finished in second place in the ribs category of this weekend’s Flames on the Flint BBQ Festival. The Flames on the Flint BBQ Festival is part of the annual Rivertown Days Festival at the Earl May Boat Basin in Bainbridge.  Contestants drive in from… Read More »

Harrell Qualifies for Office of Solicitor General

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6th, 2018 HARRELL QUALIFIES FOR OFFICE OF SOLICITOR-GENERAL BAINBRIDGE, GEORGIA:  Current Solicitor General, Benjamin David Harrell, qualified yesterday to continue in his position as the chief prosecutor of misdemeanor and traffic offenses in Decatur County State Court. In October 2016, he was appointed Solicitor General by the Governor’s Office after the former solicitor, Ryan Cleveland, vacated the office to pursue… Read More »

Conviction Upheld: Georgia Court of Appeals Affirms Conviction of Decatur County Man

PRESS RELEASE The Georgia Court of Appeals has recently affirmed the conviction of Kenneth Meredith.  Meredith was convicted of Child Molestation, Criminal Attempt to Commit Child Molestation, and Nine Counts of Sexual Exploitation of Children.  Senior Judge Richard Porter presided over the criminal trial, which took place during February 2015.  Judge Porter sentenced Meredith to fifteen (15) years… Read More »

Wild Adventures Announces 2018 Concerts and Special Events

Wild Adventures Announces 2018 Concerts and Special Events Georgia Theme Park to host celebrity artists and exclusive events VALDOSTA, Ga. – Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, Ga. revealed its 2018 Concert and Special Events lineup Thursday that includes performances from country, rock, Christian and pop acts, as well as car shows, wrestling events and summer fireworks. “We’ve been hard at… Read More »

WEATHER: Marginal Risk for Severe Weather Today

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting a marginal risk for severe weather in southwest Georgia today. “Overview/Timing: While much of the region is under a Marginal risk, the greatest threat for severe weather (although low) will be west of the Apalachicola and Chattahoochee rivers where the expected line of showers and storms will reach prior to… Read More »