Tag Archives: Southwest Georgia

Archbold Medical Center Celebrates Christmas with Tree of Lights Ceremony Tonight

The annual Tree of Lights ceremony at Archbold Medical Center will be held tonight, although this year, there’s a new twist.  If the rain holds off, the ceremony will be held outdoors at the new, live tree on the hospital’s front lawn. Archbold is inviting the public to attend the tree lighting tonight at 6:00 p.m.  There will… Read More »

NEWS: Heavy Rain Coming (How Much?), Couple Arrested After Three County Crime Spree, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, December 5, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, December 2, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Heavy rain is coming to southwest Georgia.  How much should we expect? BAINBRIDGE, GA (Post Searchlight) – The first month’s numbers are in, and the City of Bainbridge’s… Read More »

WEATHER: Heavy Rain and Severe Weather Possible Monday Night and Tuesday Morning

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia, southeast Alabama and North Florida could see heavy rain and severe weather tonight and tomorrow.  From the release: Hazards: Heavy Rain, Damaging Winds, Isolated tornadoes Timing of Heavy Rain: Sunday night through Tuesday Timing of Wind/Tornado Threat: Monday night through Tuesday Location of Heavy Rain: Widespread totals of… Read More »

NEWS: Colquitt County Teachers Arrested, SUV Crashes into Dothan Post Office, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, December 1, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, November 30, 2016 SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) – A 25-year-old Sylvester man wounded in shooting late Wednesday night has died. COLQUITT CO (VALDOSTA TODAY) – Two Colquitt County teachers have been placed on leave following arrests… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Kicks Off Holidays This Week, Wednesday’s Severe Weather Outlook and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, November 30, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, November 28, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Southwest Georgia could see severe weather today PLUS how much rain should we expect? BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The City of Bainbridge is kicking off the holidays with… Read More »

Bainbridge Gets Festive

The City of Bainbridge is kicking off the holidays with a bang this week. On Thursday, December 1, the annual Yuletide Jubilee will kick off the holiday season downtown.  The  streets  will  be  blocked  around  Willis  Park,  allowing  the community  to  stroll  among  the  shops  and  restaurants.   The public is invited to the square to see the… Read More »

WEATHER: Wednesday’s Weather Could Be Severe PLUS How Much Rain Should We Expect?

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia could see severe weather on Wednesday: Strong to severe thunderstorms remains a possibility for Wednesday across the entire region as a squall line will sweep across the region ahead of a cold front. * Timing: The prime time for strong to severe thunderstorms will be Wednesday morning through… Read More »

WEATHER: SWGA Could See Severe Thunderstorms

From the National Weather Service in Tallahassee: An approaching cold front will increase rain chances across the tri-state area over the next couple of days, with a few strong to severe storms possible. * Timing: While rain chances will increase late tonight into Tuesday (especially in SE Alabama), the highest risk for isolated strong to severe storms will… Read More »

NEWS: BPS Giving Away Free Smoke Detectors, Colquitt County Inmate Escapes (is Captured), Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, November 14, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, November 11, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – BPS will be teaming up with the American Red Cross on Saturday, November 19th between 8 and Noon to install smoke alarms (while supplies last.) THOMASVILLE, GA (VALDOSTA… Read More »

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: Thomas County

According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s website, here are the election results for Thomas County in the November 8 General Election: President of the United States 19 of 20 Precincts Reporting Percent Votes DONALD J. TRUMP 59.89% 10,495 HILLARY CLINTON 38.20% 6,695 GARY JOHNSON 1.91% 335 United States Senator, Isakson 19 of 20 Precincts Reporting Percent Votes… Read More »

SWGA Election Results: Grady County

According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s Website, here are the election results of note from Grady County in the November 8 General Election: President of the United States 13 of 13 Precincts Reporting Percent Votes DONALD J. TRUMP 65.82% 6,047 HILLARY CLINTON 32.71% 3,005 GARY JOHNSON 1.47% 135 United States Senator, Isakson 13 of 13 Precincts Reporting… Read More »

SWGA Election Results: Mitchell County

According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s website, here are the election results of note for Mitchell County for the November 8 General Election: President of the United States 11 of 11 Precincts Reporting Percent Votes DONALD J. TRUMP 54.37% 4,272 HILLARY CLINTON 44.44% 3,492 GARY JOHNSON 1.18% 93 United States Senator, Isakson 11 of 11 Precincts Reporting… Read More »

SWGA Election Results: Early County

According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s website, here are the election results of note for Early County in the November 8 General Election: President of the United States 11 of 11 Precincts Reporting Percent Votes DONALD J. TRUMP 53.37% 2,552 HILLARY CLINTON 45.27% 2,165 GARY JOHNSON 1.36% 65 United States Senator, Isakson 11 of 11 Precincts Reporting… 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 »

SWGA Election Results: Miller County

According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s website, here are the results of note from the November 8 General Election in Miller County: President of the United States 1 of 1 Precincts Reporting Percent Votes DONALD J. TRUMP 74.33% 1,888 HILLARY CLINTON 24.49% 622 GARY JOHNSON 1.18% 30 United States Senator, Isakson 1 of 1 Precincts Reporting Percent… Read More »

ELECTION RESULTS: HARRELL DEFEATS SELLERS

According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s website, all 9 precincts have reported in Decatur County for the November 8 General Election.  An impressive 74.69 % of registered voters in Decatur County turned out.  The results for the contested elections and constitutional amendments are: TAX COMMISSIONER: Oliver Sellers – 3569 Mark Harrell – 6258 US REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 2:… Read More »

NEWS: Carnival Ride Injures 6, Lowndes Deputies Make Meth Bust, Mother Locks Twins in Bedroom, Gets Arrested and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, November 7, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, November 4, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – At the 2016 Ag Appreciation Luncheon, the Bainbridge – Decatur County Chamber of Commerce honored Robert Cohen and Emma Jean Bell as Ag Man and Woman of the… Read More »

NEWS: Miller County Sheriff Arrested, BPS Makes Drug Bust, Moultrie Police Need Your Help and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, October 31, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, October 28, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Friday, October 28, 2016, Wesley Shane Rathel, the sheriff of Miller County, was arrested by the FBI for selling stolen firearms. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – In a press… Read More »

NEWS: 14 Arrested After Albany Shooting, Thomasville PD Seeking Public’s Help, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, October 28, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, October 27, 2016 ATLANTA, GA (AP) — Six months into a drought across much of the South, the weather is killing crops, threatening cattle and sinking lakes to their lowest levels in years. THOMASVILLE,… Read More »