Tag Archives: Southwest Georgia

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 »

NEWS: NOAA Predicting Heavy End to Hurricane Season, Man Tased Twice, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news for Friday, August 12, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, August 11, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – In its updated 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook, NOAA calls for a higher likelihood of a near-normal or above-normal season THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – Employees at the Thomasville Dairy Queen… Read More »

NEWS: Body Found at Trash Site, Robbery Suspect at Large, Prison Employees Indicted and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, August 11, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – As the City of Bainbridge prepares to approve its budget for the 2017 fiscal year, city manager Chris Hobby is working on a revenue system that will help the city to rebuild its reserves, while also funding capital projects throughout the city. ALBANY,… Read More »

NEWS: Robbery Leads to Homicide, Governor Reviewing Dawson Mayor’s Indictment, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, August 10, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, August 9, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The family of Quentieria Knight has filed a civil suit alleging that Elberta Crate was negligent and contributed to her death on April 29, 2016. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST… Read More »

Harrell King Heating and Air is Hiring!

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NEWS: Georgia Power Closing Several Area Payment Centers, Officials Investigating Deadly Fire and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, July 25, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Georgia Power announced last week their intentions to close several area payment centers, including Pelham, Bainbridge, Tifton, Moultrie, Dawson and Thomasville. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, July 22, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The National Weather Service… Read More »

NEWS: Local Daycare Worker Fired, Charged with Battery, Migrant Worker Stabs Another, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, July 7, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, July 6, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Just how hot should we expect temperatures to be in southwest Georgia this week? BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Ramon Dominquez, a 37-year-old migrant worker, is being charged with… Read More »

SW Georgia Road Resurfacing and Bridge Replacement Projects Awarded

TIFTON, GA – A smoother ride on portions of four state routes and construction of a new bridge to replace one built in 1958 are coming to southwest Georgia. Earlier this week the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) announced the award of 24 contracts for statewide projects totaling $89.7 million. The projects were advertised for bids in January… Read More »

Southwest Georgia Area News: Man Stabbed in Head in Bar Fight

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, January 21, 2016: VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) – Investigators released the name of the armed robbery suspect who was shot and killed by a Lowndes County Sheriff’s deputy at a gas station. DAWSON, GA (WALB) – A suspect is in jail accused of stabbing a man in the head during a weekend… Read More »

Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Decatur deputies looking for suspects in Ag Pro thefts

Decatur County Deputies are looking for two men who stole from tractor businesses Decatur County deputies are now helping with the search for a couple of North Georgia burglars because they could be connected to thefts in the South Georgia area. Conyers police chased two men driving a stolen U-haul truck containing a John Deere tractor, mower, and… Read More »