Tag Archives: Valdosta

NEWS: BPS Giving Away Free Smoke Detectors, Colquitt County Inmate Escapes (is Captured), Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, November 14, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, November 11, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – BPS will be teaming up with the American Red Cross on Saturday, November 19th between 8 and Noon to install smoke alarms (while supplies last.) THOMASVILLE, GA (VALDOSTA… Read More »

NEWS: High Speed Motorcycle Chase, Flint River Fair Pictures, Nuclear Drilling in Alabama and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Wednesday, October 26, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, October 25, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – For the seventh consecutive year, Southwest Georgia Farm Credit will provide $4,000 in scholarship money to deserving high school seniors BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Flint River Fair, at… 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: Bill Clinton in Quincy, Valdosta Police Investigating Murder, Colquitt Co Murder Suspect’s Bond Set and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, October 21, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, October 20, 2016 QUINCY, Fla. (WCTV) — Former President Bill Clinton is making a stop in Quincy Friday as part of a bus tour across north Florida. VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) – The Valdosta Fire Department… Read More »

NEWS: Cheerleading Fundraiser Turns Out to be a Fraud, Valdosta Police Searching for Armed Robber, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, October 20, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, October 19, 2016 BAINBRIDGE,, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Starting in January 2017, City of Bainbridge utility customers that are in good standing will have the option to participate in a balanced bill program, which will… 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: SWGA Hotels Full of Evacuees, Hurricane Matthew Impact, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, October 7, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, October 6, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Phone calls to local hotels in Bainbridge will get you one answer as soon as they answer the phone- “We are booked full.” SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) – One person… Read More »

NEWS: Wanted Man in Bainbridge, Benefit Yard Sale, Bypass Bridge Under Construction and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, September 23, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, September 22 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) – Man Wanted For Credit Card… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Shooting Suspect Arrested in Seminole County

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. According to Seminole County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Lee Owens, the Lowndes County woman drove from Valdosta to a home on Old Jakin Road in Seminole County in the early morning… Read More »

NEWS: Parrish Settles with Decatur County, Alligator Hunting Season Approaching, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news for Thursday, July 21, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, July 20, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The civil lawsuit filed by Ronnie Aaron Parrish against Decatur County, four former deputies and the Board of Commissioners over an incident at Bikefest 2012 has been settled… 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 »

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 »

NEWS: Shot Valdosta Cop Recovering, Body Found in Worth County, Soaring Weekly Temps and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, July 11, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, July 8, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Another hot week in store for southwest Georgia.  Here is this week’s detailed forecast. VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) — A Valdosta police officer shot when he responded to… Read More »

More Details on Officer Involved Shooting in Valdosta (Friday)

Press Release from the City of Valdosta City Officials Praise Community’s Support During July 8 Shooting Incident Officer and offender in stable condition  On July 8, 2016, shortly after 8 a.m., a Valdosta Police Department (VPD) Officer responded to a non-emergency call at the Three Oaks Apartments, located at 3833 North Oak Street Extension, in Valdosta, for a… Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Reports of Shooting in Valdosta (Updated Friday 12:55 p.m.)

Friday 12:55 p.m. Valdosta Police have confirmed that the officer and suspect in this morning’s shooting were injured and are being treated at local hospitals   Friday 10:44 a.m. Press Release from the City of Valdosta Spokesperson, Sementha Matthews For Immediate Release July 8, 2016 Shooting at Three Oaks Apartments, in Valdosta VPD officer was dispatched on Friday, July… Read More »