Tag Archives: Southwest Georgia

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 »

NEWS: Tifton Man Turns Himself in After Murder Warrant, Fire Dept Rescues Dog from Hotel Fire, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, December 29, 2016: TIFTON, GA (WALB) – GBI has confirmed that a man turned himself in for a murder warrant to the Tift County Sheriff’s Office at about 4:30 Wednesday afternoon. MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – There are some important jobs available in Moultrie that the city is having trouble filling. VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) –… Read More »

NEWS: Eleven Traffic Deaths in Georgia Over Christmas Holiday, Serial Arsonist Sentenced, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, December 28, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, December 27 TALLAHASSEE, FL (VALDOSTA TODAY) – Florida and Georgia are among seven states that will experience a gas tax increase in 2017. MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – City and county leaders are pulling out all… Read More »

WEATHER: Warm Temps Give Way to Short Cool Spell

Southwest Georgia will see a week of wet weather, followed by a brief cool snap before the weekend.  Here’s the detailed forecast from the National Weather Service in Tallahassee: Detailed Forecast Today Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 80. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Tonight Mostly… Read More »

NEWS: Family Searching for Missing Cordele Man, Madison County Sheriff Employee Arrested for Meth and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, December 15, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, December 14, 2016 CORDELE, GA (WALB) – The family of a South Georgia man, who went missing a year ago Wednesday, gathered for a vigil in Cordele. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – According to Albany Police, no charges will… Read More »

NEWS: SWGA Farm Credit Names Poitevint COO, Valdosta PD Recovers $100k Worth of Stolen Goods, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, December 14, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Southwest Georgia Farm Credit announced today that Paxton W. Poitevint has been named Chief Operating Officer. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – DCBOE Superintendent Cochran lays groundwork for future projects TERRELL CO., GA (WALB) – Two teenagers have been taken into custody after a weapon… Read More »

NEWS: 2 More Cops Shot in Georgia Overnight, Gas Prices Increasing, Weapon Found at Terrell County School, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, December 13, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, December 12, 2016 TERRELL CO., GA (WALB) – Two teenagers have been taken into custody after a weapon was recovered at Terrell county High School. THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – American Legion Post 519 in Thomasville no… Read More »

NEWS: Two Police Officers Shot in Peach County, Train Accident Monday Morning, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, December 12, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, December 9, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Memorial Manor resident celebrates 110 years GRADY CO., GA (WALB) – The GBI was called to assist the Grady County Sheriff’s Office in the investigation of a… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Bypass Southbound Lane Closed, DCSO Busts Motorcycle Thief, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, December 9, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, December 8, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On November 16, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office recovered four stolen motorcycles and identified a suspect in a hit and run accident (*READ THAT STORY HERE*), however the… Read More »

Miller Griffin Realty and Dehildren Realty to Merge

Earlier this week it was announced that two long time Bainbridge real estate firms will merge.  Miller Griffin Realty and Dehildren Realty will form one company to serve southwest Georgia.  Dehildren Realty was formed in 2002 in a three way partnership between local businessmen Mark Harrell, Mike Conder and Greg Waddell.  Recently, Rollins Miller (the owner of Miller… Read More »

NEWS: Rainfall Totals for SWGA, Plane Crash Kills 1 in Mitchell County Overnight, Burn Ban Lifted and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, December 6, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, December 5, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Rainfall totals for the last three days in SWGA, North Florida and SE Alabama MITCHELL CO., GA (WALB) – WALB has learned that a plane that went down… Read More »

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 »