Tag Archives: Southwest Georgia

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 »

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 »