Tag Archives: Southwest Georgia

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 »

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 »