Tag Archives: Southwest Georgia

SWGA Hunters Show Up for Public Meeting in Moultrie

Approximately 65 hunters met at Southern Regional Technical College in Moultrie on Tuesday night for public input about hunting regulations for the upcoming seasons.  Approximately 20 hunters voiced concerns about various topics including bear hunting seasons in the Southern Zone, WMA regulations and the dates of deer season, particularly the season ending too early in most southwest Georgia… Read More »

NEWS: Georgia State Patrol is Hiring, GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Adel, and more

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, January 10, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, January 9, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Georgia State Patrol is hiring! DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) – The Dougherty County School System Superintendent Dr. David Mosely has announced his retirement at the end of the… Read More »

The Georgia State Patrol is Hiring!!

PRESS RELEASE Job Vacancy Announcement – 101st Trooper School Link to Apply: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW011K   Georgia State Patrol – Trooper Be a part of an elite group of men and women who serves, protects, and defends the people of the State of Georgia, while preserving the rights and dignity of all. We’re looking for the best and the brightest,… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge State and ABAC Merging?, Moultrie Police Officer Arrested, Cairo Murder and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, January 9, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, January 6, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – In a press release Friday, the Chancellor of the Board of Regents for the State of Georgia announced the recommendation to consolidate Bainbridge State College and Abraham Baldwin… Read More »

NEWS: Weekend Weather Update (Where’s It Gonna Snow?), Flood Warning for Kinchafoonee and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, January 6, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Here is a weekend weather update from the National Weather Service and the Decatur County Emergency Management BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – With his passing on Saturday, Bainbridge City Councilman Joe Sweet’s seat on the council is left vacant, and City Council will have… Read More »

WEATHER: Weekend Weather Update – Higher Chance of “Wintry Mix”

From the National Weather Service and Decatur County Emergency Management: “As an Arctic air mass sweeps into the area late Friday night/early Saturday morning, there will be a small chance of sleet of freezing rain in our northwestern zones. Sleet and/or freezing rain will be possible. If freezing rain occurs, this could cause dangerous driving conditions. While the… Read More »

WEATHER: Cold Air and Moisture This Weekend. Any Chance of Snow?

According to multiple forecasts and models, Georgia will see cold weather and precipitation later this week.  In some areas, that will lead to a “wintry mix” of freezing rain and snow – most of which will be north of Macon.  Southwest Georgia will most likely see cold temperatures and wet weather, however the current forecast doesn’t show much… Read More »

More Storm Photos: Early County Damage

According to the National Weather Service, the line of storms that caused significant damage in Albany is likely the same strand that left four dead in Houston County, Alabama and caused significant damage in Early County, Georgia.  In these photos, you can see multiple irrigation pivots flipped and trees on homes in the Early County area. The Albany… Read More »

Rainfall Totals from Monday Night’s Storm

Although Monday night’s storm brought heavy winds and possible tornado activity to southwest Georgia, the rainfall totals were relatively low. According to Decatur County Public Works, Decatur County received 2.06″ of rain.  The regional airports reported the following amounts: Tallahassee:  2.84″ Albany: 1.10″ Dothan: 3.48″ Anyone with personal rain gauge amounts or photos from last night’s storm can… Read More »

NEWS: Elderly Thomasville Man Targeted By Burglars (Again), Christmas Day Burglar Arrested, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, December 30, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, December 29, 2016 THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – An elderly man feels that he is being targeted by burglars, again. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A 67-year-old Albany woman has been arrested and charged with eight counts of forgery for cashing more… Read More »

NEWS: Tifton Man Turns Himself in After Murder Warrant, Fire Dept Rescues Dog from Hotel Fire, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, December 29, 2016: TIFTON, GA (WALB) – GBI has confirmed that a man turned himself in for a murder warrant to the Tift County Sheriff’s Office at about 4:30 Wednesday afternoon. MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – There are some important jobs available in Moultrie that the city is having trouble filling. VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) –… Read More »

NEWS: Eleven Traffic Deaths in Georgia Over Christmas Holiday, Serial Arsonist Sentenced, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, December 28, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, December 27 TALLAHASSEE, FL (VALDOSTA TODAY) – Florida and Georgia are among seven states that will experience a gas tax increase in 2017. MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – City and county leaders are pulling out all… Read More »

WEATHER: Warm Temps Give Way to Short Cool Spell

Southwest Georgia will see a week of wet weather, followed by a brief cool snap before the weekend.  Here’s the detailed forecast from the National Weather Service in Tallahassee: Detailed Forecast Today Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 80. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Tonight Mostly… Read More »

NEWS: Family Searching for Missing Cordele Man, Madison County Sheriff Employee Arrested for Meth and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, December 15, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, December 14, 2016 CORDELE, GA (WALB) – The family of a South Georgia man, who went missing a year ago Wednesday, gathered for a vigil in Cordele. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – According to Albany Police, no charges will… Read More »

NEWS: SWGA Farm Credit Names Poitevint COO, Valdosta PD Recovers $100k Worth of Stolen Goods, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, December 14, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Southwest Georgia Farm Credit announced today that Paxton W. Poitevint has been named Chief Operating Officer. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – DCBOE Superintendent Cochran lays groundwork for future projects TERRELL CO., GA (WALB) – Two teenagers have been taken into custody after a weapon… Read More »

NEWS: 2 More Cops Shot in Georgia Overnight, Gas Prices Increasing, Weapon Found at Terrell County School, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, December 13, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, December 12, 2016 TERRELL CO., GA (WALB) – Two teenagers have been taken into custody after a weapon was recovered at Terrell county High School. THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – American Legion Post 519 in Thomasville no… Read More »

NEWS: Two Police Officers Shot in Peach County, Train Accident Monday Morning, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, December 12, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, December 9, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Memorial Manor resident celebrates 110 years GRADY CO., GA (WALB) – The GBI was called to assist the Grady County Sheriff’s Office in the investigation of a… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Bypass Southbound Lane Closed, DCSO Busts Motorcycle Thief, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, December 9, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, December 8, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On November 16, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office recovered four stolen motorcycles and identified a suspect in a hit and run accident (*READ THAT STORY HERE*), however the… Read More »

Miller Griffin Realty and Dehildren Realty to Merge

Earlier this week it was announced that two long time Bainbridge real estate firms will merge.  Miller Griffin Realty and Dehildren Realty will form one company to serve southwest Georgia.  Dehildren Realty was formed in 2002 in a three way partnership between local businessmen Mark Harrell, Mike Conder and Greg Waddell.  Recently, Rollins Miller (the owner of Miller… Read More »

NEWS: Rainfall Totals for SWGA, Plane Crash Kills 1 in Mitchell County Overnight, Burn Ban Lifted and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, December 6, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, December 5, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Rainfall totals for the last three days in SWGA, North Florida and SE Alabama MITCHELL CO., GA (WALB) – WALB has learned that a plane that went down… Read More »