Tag Archives: Southwest Georgia

NEWS: Grady County Motorcycle Crash Kills One, Clown Threat Closes Alabama School, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, September 20, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, September 19, 2016 LEE CO., GA (WALB) – A man is in custody after a car crashed through a Lee County storefront overnight. GRADY CO., GA (WALB) – Officials have identified a man who died in a crash… Read More »

NEWS: Reckless Driver Killed in Donalsonville, Pelham Schools Lockdown Product of Hoax, Gas Prices Rising and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, September 19, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, September 16, 2016 DONALSONVILLE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – A young, reckless driver was killed after a high speed chase in Donalsonville PELHAM, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Pelham City Schools went into lockdown for a brief… Read More »

NEWS: Boston Man Dies After Lawnmower Accident, FBI Links Bank Robberies, Gas Spill in Alabama will Impact Georgia and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, September 16, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, September 15, 2016 MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – Moultrie Police are looking for a man who stole a rental car, crashed it, and then used another car to get away. BOSTON, GA (WALB) – Investigators said a man… Read More »

NEWS: Fundraising Benefit for Local Family, Woman Turns Herself in After Stabbing in Albany, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, September 15, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Saturday, September 24th, there will be a community wide yard sale and car wash honoring The Chad Smith Family.   BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, September 14, 2016 ALBANY, GA (WALB) – One of Albany’s… Read More »

NEWS: Tropical Storm Julia Won’t Have Major SWGA Impact, Farmer’s Almanac Predicting Mild Winter and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, September 14, 2016: MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Julia is bringing heavy rain to the northeast coast of Florida and southeast Georgia. THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) — A Thomasville man is facing prison time for the death of his child. THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) — Two years in, and still no sign… Read More »

NEWS: Traffic Stop Leads to Foot Chase and Arrest, Butts County Police Officer Shot, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, September 13, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, September 12, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Saturday, September 10, Bainbridge Public Safety arrested a man after a traffic stop for an expired tag led to a foot chase. LOWNDES CO, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY)… Read More »

WEATHER: Wet Week Ahead for Southwest Georgia. Just How Much Rain Should We Expect?

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia will see a week of wet, muggy weather. Detailed Forecast Today A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall… Read More »

NEWS: Albany Police, FBI Searching for Bank Robber, Duo Arrested for Fake Money, Man Who Stabbed APD Officer Dies and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, September 8, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, September 7, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Highway 97 North (Vada Road) will see a traffic shift BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Two people were arrested by Bainbridge Public Safety in the early hours Monday… Read More »

NEWS: SWGA Monkey Caught on Trail Camera, Dothan EMT Arrested, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, September 6, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, September 2, 2016 BAKER COUNTY, GA (WALB) –Authorities say a man was killed in a wreck just after 8:00 Sunday night. DOUGHERTY COUNTY, GA (WALB) –Albany’s furry visitor made yet another appearance. TIFTON, GA… Read More »

NEWS: Fugitive Monkey Spotted Again, Bainbridge Man Busted for Marijuana Possession, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, September 1, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, August 31, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Tropical Storm Hermine is projected to make landfall today and may reach hurricane status before it reaches the Florida panhandle. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge Public Safety… Read More »

WEATHER: Tropical Storm Hermine Expected to Reach Hurricane Status, Hit SWGA Directly (Thurs 9:15 a.m.)

Tropical Storm Hermine is projected to make landfall today and may reach hurricane status before it reaches the Florida panhandle.  The current path brings the storm directly into southwest Georgia.  High winds and rainfall totals are expected.  Please plan accordingly.

NEWS: Tropical Storm Shifts Toward Us, Student Arrested After Gun Found in Trash Can, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, August 31, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur county arrest reports for Tuesday, August 30, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The tropical storm in the Gulf is expected to shift its track and head toward southwest Georgia BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Cheney Griffin Park in Bainbridge is… Read More »

NEWS: DCCI, DCSO Bust Inmate’s Mother, Fatal Accidents in Valdosta, Newton, Tropical Storm Strengthening and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, August 30, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, August 29, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Officials with the Decatur County Correctional Institute and Decatur County Sheriff’s Office arrested an inmate’s mother after discovering an ongoing conspiracy to smuggle contraband into the prison. BAKER CO., GA… Read More »

NEWS: Tropical System Headed this Way, Missing Moultrie Woman, Two People Shot in Douglas and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, August 29, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the National Weather Service, a tropical depression has formed and is expected to enter the Gulf of Mexico this week. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – A second suspect has been arrested in relation to the cocaine bust that occurred at the… Read More »

NEWS: Waffle House Employee Injured During Armed Robbery, Tropical System Developing, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, August 25, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The tropical system threatening the Bahamas is growing and could target Florida and Georgia in the next week. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Bainbridge-Decatur County Recreation Authority readdressed a tabled policy pertaining to fee-based instruction using public facilities at its meeting Thursday… Read More »

NEWS: Joe Crine Reception to be Held Tomorrow, Albany Shooting Leaves One Dead, Stolen Car Recovered in Bainbridge

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, August 24, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, August 23, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – In a press release from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, officials were notified of a possible tropical development in the Atlantic Ocean that could target Georgia and… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, August 22, 2016

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Curel Jamichael Adams, 19, Halftrack St, Tallahassee, FL, Theft by receiving stolen property, driving with learner’s permit, failure to stop for stop sign, theft by bringing stolen property into state; Glover, BPS… Read More »

NEWS: Major Drug Bust in Miller County, DCBOE Declines to Honor Joe Crine, 12 Arrested in North Florida Meth Ring and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, August 22, 2016: COLQUITT, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Thursday, August 18, 2016, the Pataula Drug Task Force concluded a six-month investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics, in Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia.  The operation culminated in the Pataula Drug Task force obtaining arrest warrants for 13 suspects. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST… Read More »

NEWS: Man Killed in Fitzgerald, Cordele Fire Burns Factory, Lake Seminole Cold Case, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, August 19, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, August 18, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Prison is not a place of hope for many, but in Decatur County, hope is just the ticket that was received by two lucky inmates. LAKE SEMINOLE, GA… Read More »

NEWS: Helmetless Scooter Driver Arrested, Police Killer Caught, High Speed Chase and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, August 15, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, August 12, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Friday, September 5, Bainbridge Public Safety Officer Ronald McMillan chased and arrested a man after spotting him driving a scooter (that turned out to be stolen) without a… Read More »