Tag Archives: Southwest Georgia

Wild Adventures Announces 2017 Concerts (Beach Boys, Mercy Me, Big and Rich, Lynyrd Skynyrd and More)

PRESS RELEASE Wild Adventures Announces 2017 Concerts and Special Events Something for everyone at Valdosta’s hometown theme park Valdosta, GA – Wild Adventures Theme Park revealed its complete 2017 All-Star Concert Series Monday with an impressive list of award-winning musical acts including classic country, traditional rock and roll, Christian and pop stars. All 15 concerts are included with… Read More »

NEWS: Grand Jury Indicts Bainbridge Man for 2 Murders, More Bad Weather Possible, BPS Awards and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, February 13, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, February 10, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia could be in for another bout of bad weather. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – On Tuesday evening, Bainbridge… Read More »

WEATHER: Bad Weather Coming Again This Week?

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia could be in for another bout of bad weather.  After a warm start to the week, thunderstorms will hit the area Wednesday, followed by a brief cool down. Detailed Forecast Today Sunny, with a high near 72. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with… Read More »

NEWS: Elephant Sanctuary Fence Going Up, More Bainbridge Car Break Ins, Dothan Woman Charged in Husband’s Murder and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, February 10, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, February 9, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge Public Safety responded to two separate car break-ins Friday night that were reported on Saturday. ATTAPULGUS, Ga. (WCTV) — Hundreds of large posts are going up… Read More »

NEWS: Governor Deal in Albany, Two Arrested for Nail Salon Robbery, Tuesday Night Storms Kill One and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, February 9, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, February 8, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge Public Safety arrested a drug dealer on Monday, Feb. 6, on Flemming Street for possession of cocaine and methamphetamine with intent to distribute MOULTRIE, GA (VALDOSTA… Read More »

Possible Tornado Damage in Decatur County Tuesday Night (Photos)

A plantation in southwest Decatur County received significant damage during Tuesday night’s storm.  Due to the extensive nature of the damage, it seems possible that a tornadic event occurred on the farm. On the scene you can see multiple large pine trees on the ground as well as a clear path of damage.  Thankfully, the damage was limited… Read More »

NEWS: Florida Murder Suspect Dead, GDOT Addresses Deadly Intersection, Akins Named Employee of the Quarter and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, February 8, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Norris Akins was named the City of Bainbridge Employee of the Quarter BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Following two fatal accidents at the intersection of Hwy. 27 North and Bethel Road in a five-day period, public outcry has drastically increased calling for a… Read More »

NEWS: Another Fatal Accident on Highway 27 N, Dothan Bomb Threat, Alabama Killer on the Run and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, February 7, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, February 6, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Victim identified in Monday’s Highway 27 N fatal accident  ALBANY, GA (ALBANY HERALD) – Doughtery County Deputy Coroner addresses storm death numbers GULF COAST, AL (WALB) – Authorities… Read More »

NEWS: Former Meigs Mayor Convicted, Officer Involved Shooting in Moultrie, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, February 6, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, February 3, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia will see a high chance of rain and thunderstorms for the week. MEIGS, Ga. (WCTV) — The former… Read More »

WEATHER: Thunderstorms, High Winds This Week

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia will see a high chance of rain and thunderstorms for the week.  However, as the rain moves out, the weekend should be perfect.  Here is the detailed forecast: Detailed Forecast Today Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Tonight Partly cloudy,… Read More »

NEWS: Longer Deer Season Legislation Introduced, January Gas Prices Up Over Last Year, Proposed Gun Ban in Georgia and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, February 3, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, February 2, 2017 ATLANTA, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – January gas prices up 42 cents over last year ATLANTA, GA (GEORGIA OUTDOOR NEWS) – Legislation that would increase hunting and fishing license fees in Georgia was expected… Read More »

NEWS: Rep Gerald Greene Answers Questions About Shooting, Explosion at Isaacs Bakery, Missing Albany Man and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, February 2, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, February 1, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – There was an explosion at Isaacs Bakery on Wednesday afternoon in downtown Bainbridge. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Chief Jerry Carter is pleased to announce the promotion of three Bainbridge… Read More »

NEWS: GBI Enters Search for Missing Albany 2 Year Old, Early County Man Gets 20 Years, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, February 1, 2017: ASHBURN, GA (WALB) – The GBI is assisting the Dougherty County Police with the missing person’s investigation of Detraz Green, 2. TIFTON, Ga. (WCTV) — Georgia’s Peanut Commission and Peanut Proud are donating more than 10,000 jars of local peanut butter. ATLANTA, GA (AJC) – Former Early… Read More »

NEWS: Gas Prices Falling, Wild Adventures Lions Turn 1, Two Arrested for Murder in Quincy and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, January 31, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, January 30, 2017 VALDOSTA, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Wild Adventures celebrated the birthday of two special “babies” on Monday when Tiki and Kiara, the parks’ African lions, turned one. MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – After months of frustration,… Read More »

WEATHER: Beautiful Week in Store for Southwest Georgia

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is predicting a beautiful weather week for southwest Georgia.  Here is the detailed forecast: Today Sunny, with a high near 63. West northwest wind around 5 mph. Tonight Clear, with a low around 42. Calm wind. Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 72. Light south southwest wind becoming southwest 5 to 10… Read More »

Deep South Supershow This Weekend

If you’re looking for an affordable and entertaining way to spend your Saturday, the annual Deep South Super Show will be held at the Kirbo Center at Bainbridge State College this weekend.  Featuring more than 150 tables of authentic Indian artifacts, the Deep South Super Show will begin at 8:00 a.m. Saturday morning and the doors will be… Read More »

57th Annual Rattlesnake Roundup is Tomorrow

The 57th annual Rattlesnake Roundup will be held tomorrow, Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the Rattlesnake Roundup Grounds in Whigham, Georgia.  Sponsored by the Whigham Community Club, the annual event will draw more than 20,000 visitors to the southwest Georgia town of only 500 people.  This year’s event will feature nearly 100 vendors, kids activities such as bounce… Read More »

NEWS: Valdosta Doctor Awarded $10 Million, Representative Gerald Greene Shot in Robbery, Drought Monitor and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, January 27, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, January 26, 2017 COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – State Representative Gerald Greene is recovering after a shooting on Thursday afternoon.  ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a shooting… Read More »

NEWS: Governor Tours Damage, Valdosta Sewer Spill, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, January 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, January 25 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Webb and her car club, Memories Car Club, have collected items for the relief effort taking place in Albany, Georgia, after this past weekends deadly tornadoes. ALBANY, GA… Read More »