Tag Archives: Thomas County

GDOT Awards Resurfacing Projects (Includes Decatur, Grady, Miller, Mitchell and Early Counties)

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 20, 2017 Contact:  Nita Birmingham District Communications 229.326.5435 Southwest Georgia… Road and Bridge Projects Awarded to Benefit SW Georgia   TIFTON – A Georgia Department of Transportation $3.3 million construction contract to widen a busy section of U.S. 280 in Cordele demonstrates how a relatively small investment can have a major impact. U.S.… 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 »

NEWS: Southwest Georgia Election Results for Decatur, Seminole, Miller, Early, Grady, Mitchell and Thomas Counties

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, November 9, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – An impressive 74.69 % of registered voters in Decatur County turned out.  The results for the contested elections and constitutional amendments are: THOMAS CO, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s website, here are the election results for Thomas County in… Read More »

SWGA Election Results: Thomas County

According to the Georgia Secretary of State’s website, here are the election results for Thomas County in the November 8 General Election: President of the United States 19 of 20 Precincts Reporting Percent Votes DONALD J. TRUMP 59.89% 10,495 HILLARY CLINTON 38.20% 6,695 GARY JOHNSON 1.91% 335 United States Senator, Isakson 19 of 20 Precincts Reporting Percent Votes… Read More »

NEWS: Carnival Ride Injures 6, Lowndes Deputies Make Meth Bust, Mother Locks Twins in Bedroom, Gets Arrested and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, November 7, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, November 4, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – At the 2016 Ag Appreciation Luncheon, the Bainbridge – Decatur County Chamber of Commerce honored Robert Cohen and Emma Jean Bell as Ag Man and Woman of the… Read More »

NEWS: 171 Pounds of Prescription Pills Recovered, Bobby Bowden to Speak in Dothan, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, October 25, 2016: ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Crews are working to remove a truck that crashed Tuesday morning at the Jefferson exit on the Liberty Expressway. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The top man in the Georgia House of Representatives came to Southwest Georgia to endorse a state lawmaker. JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) –… Read More »

NEWS: Suspicious Activity Leads to Drug Bust, Robbery Suspects Charged, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, August 18, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest reports for Wednesday, August 17, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Monday, August 15, Bainbridge Public Safety responded to a call about suspicious activity that led to a drug bust. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Albany Police have made two arrests in… Read More »

NEWS: Fist Fight Leads to Hospital Visit and Arrests, Vigil for Murdered Man, Dawson Mayor Asked to Resign and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, August 16, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, August 15, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Wednesday, August 3, Bainbridge Public Safety arrested two men after a fight led to a hospital visit. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – City Manager Chris Hobby has proposed… 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: 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: Wild Adventures Rewards Educators, Meigs Mayor Pro Tem Arrested, Woman Dies in Hot Car and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, July 28, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, July 27, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Wild Adventures Theme Park is offering FREE admission for Board of Education employees this weekend THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) — The Georgia State Patrol is now investigating a… Read More »

NEWS: Runoff Election Today, Community Prayer for Law Enforcement, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, July 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The runoff election between Heather Lanier and Ryan Cleveland for Superior Court Judge will be held today, Tuesday, July 26. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Honor Sentinels, a local veterans charity, will be hosting a community prayer for local law enforcement this Friday at 4:00… Read More »

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: Seminole County Shooting, Meigs Mayor Pro Tem Fires Police Chief, VP Visiting Tallahassee

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, July 22, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, July 21, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – A woman from Valdosta was arrested in Seminole County around noon on Wednesday, accused of holding two people at gunpoint before firing two shots and fleeing the scene.… Read More »

NEWS: Authorities Looking for Car Burglary Suspects, Bainbridge Man Wins Lottery, Tallahassee Lockdown a False Alarm

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, July 20, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest reports for Tuesday, July 19, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Bainbridge man, James Kirkland, just hit the jackpot by winning $1,000,000 off of a “Grand Casino” lottery ticket. THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – A Thomasville man is in jail accused of exchanging… Read More »

NEWS: Third Suspect Arrested in Mr Pips Robbery, Valdosta WalMart gets Bomb Threat, Man Threatens to Kill Cops in Dothan Arrest and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, July 19, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – A third suspect was arrested in connection with the Mr Pips armed robbery earlier this month BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, July 18 DOTHAN, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – Dothan police arrested a man on Friday… Read More »

NEWS: Attapulgus Man Busted for Molly, Earthquake off Florida Coast, Dothan 101 Year Old Gives Life Advice and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, July 18, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Steve Carter of Attapulgus was arrested Monday morning after being wanted for over five weeks with warrants for obstruction and possession of a controlled substance suspected to be methylenedioxymethamphetamine, also known as molly. COTTONDALE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office… Read More »

Southwest Georgia Roads and Bridges To Benefit from $8.4 Million in Projects

TIFTON – The state Department of Transportation has awarded projects totaling $8.4 million to replace four off-system bridges and upgrade safety on local roads in southwest Georgia. Georgia DOT awarded 55 contracts for statewide construction and maintenance projects totaling more than $171.3 million. These projects were advertised for bids in May, bids were received in June and contracts… Read More »

NEWS: Valdosta Police Officer Home from Hospital, Woman Finds TWO Alligators in her Yard, Columbus Woman Found Safe and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, July 15, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest reports for Thursday, July 14 ALBANY, GA (WALB) – An Albany woman is worried about her safety and her neighbors after an alligator encounter VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) — Authorities in south Georgia say a man has been arrested following… Read More »