Tag Archives: Southwest Georgia

Hurricane Irma SWGA Update (Friday 5:30 a.m.)

Main Points: Uncertainty remains in the future track of Irma. The center could track anywhere in the cone of uncertainty. A track further west than center line could have large changes to the current forecast. On the current track, sustained tropical storm force winds will be most likely across south central Georgia and the eastern Florida Big Bend… Read More »

NEWS: School Storm Schedules, Tallahassee Police Officer and Wife Arrested, South GA Running Low on Food, Gas and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – It’s too early to make a call on next week’s school schedule, Decatur County Superintendent Tim Cochran said. He is keeping a close eye on the Hurricane Irma radar, though, and will react accordingly depending on its trajectory. VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – With the threat of Hurricane Irma approaching, South Georgia residents are… Read More »

NEWS: More Indictments in Grinstead Case, Man Killed on Highway 84, Armored Truck Robbed in Macon and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Bainbridge City Council entered a special called meeting Tuesday to hear the 2018 fiscal year proposed budget. GRADY CO., GA (WALB) – A man was killed on impact after he was struck by a vehicle on Highway 84 Tuesday afternoon, according to the Grady County sheriff. ABBEVILLE, GA (WALB) – More indictments have been handed down… Read More »

BPS: End of Summer Crackdown Leads to Drug Arrests

PRESS RELEASE “END OF SUMMER CRACKDOWN” A month-long drug investigation culminated on Thursday, August 31st  when Bainbridge Public Safety Deputy Director Frank Green and CID Officers Larry Funderburke, Chip Nix, Chris Avery, and Mark Esquivel spent the day rounding up Bainbridge drug dealers. Working on tips from the public and information uncovered during investigations, warrants were taken out… Read More »

NEWS: Southern Gasoline Pipeline Shut Down, Havana Mom Charged, Arrest Reports and More

ATLANTA (AP) – Colonial Pipeline plans to shut down a key line that supplies gasoline to the South due to storm-related refinery shutdowns and Harvey’s effect on its facilities west of Lake Charles, Louisiana. CAMILLA, GA (WALB) – According to Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office, two inmates escaped from a work detail Thursday around 10:00 a.m. HAVANA, Fla. (WCTV) – Mary Huber… Read More »