Tag Archives: Southwest Georgia

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 »

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 »