Tag Archives: Southwest Georgia

NEWS: High Speed Motorcycle Chase, Flint River Fair Pictures, Nuclear Drilling in Alabama and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, October 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, October 25, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – For the seventh consecutive year, Southwest Georgia Farm Credit will provide $4,000 in scholarship money to deserving high school seniors BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Flint River Fair, at… Read More »

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit to Award Scholarships

PRESS RELEASE Southwest Georgia Farm Credit Scholarships for Area High School Seniors   BAINBRIDGE, Ga. – For the seventh consecutive year, Southwest Georgia Farm Credit will provide $4,000 in scholarship money to deserving high school seniors who live in the Association’s 21-county territory. Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to those attending college to pursue a degree in… Read More »

NEWS: 171 Pounds of Prescription Pills Recovered, Bobby Bowden to Speak in Dothan, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, October 25, 2016: ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Crews are working to remove a truck that crashed Tuesday morning at the Jefferson exit on the Liberty Expressway. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The top man in the Georgia House of Representatives came to Southwest Georgia to endorse a state lawmaker. JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) –… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Man Wins Angler of the Year, Trump in Tallahassee, Deadly Albany Fire and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, October 24, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, October 21, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge’s Matt Baty won Angler of the Year honors on Lake Eufaula this weekend AMERICUS, GA (WALB) – One suspect is in jail following a shooting involving a Georgia… Read More »

Bainbridge Man Wins Angler of the Year, Bass Boat and New Truck

Bainbridge angler Matt Baty won National Angler of the Year for the Ram sponsored AFT National Championship by American Bass Anglers on Lake Eufaula this past weekend. Baty placed second in this weekend’s tournament.  That, coupled with his previous 2016 tournament achievements gave him the points he needed to win Angler of the Year honors.  This accomplishment won… Read More »

NEWS: Bill Clinton in Quincy, Valdosta Police Investigating Murder, Colquitt Co Murder Suspect’s Bond Set and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, October 21, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, October 20, 2016 QUINCY, Fla. (WCTV) — Former President Bill Clinton is making a stop in Quincy Friday as part of a bus tour across north Florida. VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) – The Valdosta Fire Department… Read More »

NEWS: Civics 101 Forum, GA Sex Sting Nets 16 Traffickers, Mother Charged with Son’s Death and More

Here’s the southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, October 19, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The November General Election ballot will include four state constitutional amendments and a local organization is holding a town hall style forum to educate the public on the issues. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – For roughly 60 years, the red brick roads of downtown… Read More »

NEWS: Money Tree Trial Details, Woman Stabs Husband, Expo Under Way and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, October 18, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, October 17, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Money Tree Trial is underway in Albany.  What’s going on? MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – The 39th annual Sunbelt Ag Expo gets underway Tuesday morning in Moultrie. ALBANY,… Read More »

NEWS: Valdosta Mom Turns in Thieving Son, Advanced Voting Begins Today, Pedestrian Killed in Albany (again)

Here’s your Monday morning news roundup: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, October 14, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Advanced voting begins today JACKSON COUNTY, FL (WTXL) –Investigators are looking into a r eport of a female body found lying in a yard on Thursday. TALLAHASSEE, FL (The News Service of Florida) –… Read More »

NEWS: Valdosta Man Charged with Arson, Georgia Voters to Decide on Amendment One, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, October 14, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, October 13, 2016 GEORGIA (WTXL) – In Georgia, voters will decide on an amendment that would allow the state to assume control of schools considered to be “chronically failing.” VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – A… Read More »

NEWS: Black Bear Spotted in Downtown Tallahassee, GA National Fair in Perry, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, October 13, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, October 12, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Flint River Fair is coming to town! TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says a black bear has been removed from… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Man Busted for Cocaine, Thomasville Carjacking, Motorcycle Crash in Lowndes County and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, October 10, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, October 7, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – A routine traffic stop led to the arrest of Devius Lyles for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute on Wednesday. LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) – A motorcyclist is hospitalized… Read More »

NEWS: Clerk Shot in Armed Robbery (Albany), Thomasville Issues Clown Warning, Hurricane Matthew Update and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, October 6, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, October 5, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Hurricane Matthew update (Thursday morning) BAINBRIDGE, GA (WTXL) – Police said they are looking for a man wanted for marijuana  possession. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Man shot… Read More »

Hurricane Matthew Update (Thursday 8:45 a.m.)

The National Weather Service is predicting that parts of south Georgia will feel the effects of Hurricane Matthew, but at this time, it is expected to be limited to the eastern portion of the state.  From the NWS: “-The overall track has not changed since last evening. There remains a 30-40% chance of tropical storm force winds east of… Read More »

NEWS: Laced Drugs in Albany, Suspicious Death in Colquitt County, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, October 4, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, October 3, 2016 LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) – Two people are dead, and all lanes of I-75 southbound are blocked in southern Lowndes County, following a multi-vehicle crash. DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) – Heroin laced with a… Read More »

NEWS: Murder Suspect Captured in Tallahassee After Standoff, Deadly Shooting in North Florida Town, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, September 27, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, September 26, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A man wanted for murder in Jacksonville is under arrest in Tallahassee after a 45 minute standoff with U.S. Marshals on Monday. BRISTOL, Fla. (WCTV) – Agents… Read More »

NEWS: Thomasville School Admin Arrested, Peanut Truck Spills Load, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, September 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, September 23, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Interim CFO starts work at Memorial Hospital and Manor BAKER CO., GA (WALB) – Peanuts spilled across the road after a truck carrying them tipped over in… Read More »

NEWS: Barbers Establish Scholarship, Delivery Driver Arrested in Pelham, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, September 22, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The children of Harold Barber and Hildred Rich Barber have continued the legacy of Decatur County’s Barber Fertilizer PELHAM, GA (WALB) – Pelham Police arrested Tory Brown, 37, Monday on numerous charges, after they were tipped off. ADEL, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY)  – The Adel… Read More »

NEWS: Fire in Bainbridge Tuesday Night, Meigs Votes to Close Police Department, Alabama Teens Arrested for Clown Hoax and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, September 21, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge Public Safety and several other agencies responded to a fire in an Alfalfa bin at Flint River Mills on Dothan Road Tuesday night. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Rebecca Long Cole named Decatur County Teacher of the Year MEIGS, GA (THOMASVILLE TIMES… Read More »