Tag Archives: Southwest Georgia

WEATHER: Rainy Thursday Morning Followed by a Cool Weekend

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia is in for a beautiful, yet cool, weekend.  Here is the detailed forecast: Detailed Forecast Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light south wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Tonight Rain likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South… Read More »

NEWS: Flint River Projected to Reach Flood Stage Wednesday, Inmate Arrested, Tornado Confirmed and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, January 24, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has extended the flood warning for the Flint River through Saturday BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, January 23, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Decatur County Correction Facility inmate Melvin… Read More »

NEWS: Updated Storm Damage Info (Monday 9:30 a.m.)

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, January 23, 2017: TIFTON, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – State routes declared impassable by GDOT ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Monday morning brings cleanup efforts and shock, from a tornado outbreak that left many parts of South Georgia disaster areas. Fifteen people are confirmed dead, at least 43 injured. ALBANY, GA (ALBANY HERALD) — At… Read More »

GDOT: List of Impassable State Routes

For Immediate Release: Sunday, January 22, 2017 Contact: Nita Birmingham District Communications 229.326.5435 Southwest Georgia GDOT Responding to Trees, Debris on State Routes TIFTON – Local Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance employees have been responding as needed to felled trees and other debris blocking state routes. Reports began coming into the Transportation Management Center on Saturday night, but… Read More »

WEATHER: Severe Weekend Weather Update (Thurs 8:45 a.m)

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, this weekend’s weather is predicted to be severe.  Here is the latest update: Model guidance continues to show the potential for severe weather this weekend. Here is our updated forecast for the potential timing and threats of these storms. Timing: Several rounds of thunderstorms will be possible over the weekend.… Read More »

WEATHER: NWS: Severe Weather Possible This Weekend

In a press release on Wednesday, the National Weather Service in Tallahassee and the Decatur County EMA predicted severe weather for southwest Georgia this weekend: Timing: A few rounds of thunderstorms are possible over the weekend. While there is the threat for a few severe storms Saturday and Saturday night, the greater threat of severe weather will be… Read More »

NEWS: Whigham Police Searching for Missing Man, Thomas County Fugitive Captured, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, January 18, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, January 17, 2017 WHIGHAM, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Whigham police are searching for a missing man BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia could see bad weather in the… Read More »

WEATHER: Lots of Rain On the Way for SWGA

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia could see bad weather in the next few days.  Here is the detailed forecast: Detailed Forecast Today A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Areas of dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph. Tonight… Read More »

NEWS: SWGA Hunters Show Up to DNR Meeting, Homeless Shelter Director Arrested, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, January 11, 2017: MOULTRIE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Approximately 65 hunters met at Southern Regional Technical College in Moultrie on Tuesday night for public input about hunting regulations for the upcoming seasons. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Eugene Quinn Jr. was arrested by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office on charges of… Read More »

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 »