Decatur County School Bus Crash

UPDATE SAT 1:00 PM: According to WALB, the driver of the car in the crash has been charged with DUI.  Although all of the bus occupants were transported to the hospital, none sustained serious injuries. ORIGINAL STORY: A Decatur County School bus carrying 31 middle schoolers has been involved in a crash on Highway 84 just outside of… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, April 28, 2017

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: Christopher Wayne Davis, 27, Five Bridges Road, Damascus, Ga, Terroristic Threats and Acts; King, DESO William Clayton Johnson, 19, Jowers Road, Whigham, Ga, Criminal Trespass, DESO James Gregory McDonald, 51, Lake Douglas… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day

1 Samuel 12:24 Only fear the LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you. Titus 2:13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; Revelation 22:20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly.… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, April 27, 2017

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: Brandon Lee Dean, 30, Faceville Highway, Bainbridge, Ga, Failure to Appear o/c Driving with Susp. Drug Related Object (Two Counts), Probation Violation o/c Possession of Narcotic Equipment, Simple Assault, Simple Battery; Wooten,… Read More »

NEWS: Kindergarten Registration Approaching, Thomasville Rose Festival, Arrest Reports and More

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Dr. Linda Lumpkin, a longtime educator and administrator with the Decatur County Board of Education, has announced her retirement. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Kindergarten Registration/Screening will be held on May 2nd at each of the five elementary schools. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – April 27th

Matthew 14:30-31  But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.  And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt? Matthew 28:20  Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you:… Read More »

Dr. Linda Lumpkin Retiring from DCBOE; Board Invites Public to a Reception in Her Honor

Dr. Linda Lumpkin, a longtime educator and administrator with the Decatur County Board of Education, has announced her retirement.  The Board of Education is holding a reception in her honor and is inviting the public to attend. The reception will be held May 4th, 2017 at the Firehouse Gallery on Water Street in downtown Bainbridge from 4:30 –… Read More »

Decatur County Kindergarten Registration Approaching

PRESS RELEASE “Kindergarten Registration/Screening will be held on May 2nd at each of the five elementary schools.  A child must be five (5) years old ON or BEFORE September 1, 2017, in order to be eligible for public kindergarten. A parent/guardian MUST complete a Kindergarten Registration packet in order to enroll the child at the school for which… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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: Daniel Lee Chinell, 27, Shirley Drive, Macon, Ga, Theft by Conversion; Evans, BPS Crystal Gayle Fielding, 37, Avenue Road, Colquitt, Ga, Probation Violation o/c Speeding; Osborne, DESO Netesha Lavette Goodwin, 29, Church… Read More »

WEATHER: Severe Weather Possible Thursday

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia may see some severe weather Thursday. “A cold front will approach the area Thursday. Storms out ahead of this front could produce damaging winds or large hail. The Storm Prediction Center has outlined us in a marginal risk in its day 2 outlook.” Threats: Damaging winds and large… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – April 26th

Matthew 14:30-31  But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me. And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt? Psalm 37:23-24  The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD:… Read More »

BASF Manufacturing Leader Regina Molisee Honored with National Award

BASF manufacturing leader Regina Molisee honored with national award STEP Ahead Award recognizes exceptional female leaders in manufacturing Attapulgus, GA, APRIL 24, 2017 – Regina Molisee, Quality & Continuous Improvement Manager at BASF in Attapulgus, Georgia, was recognized  for her extraordinary industry achievements through The   Manufacturing Institute’s 2017 STEP Ahead Awards. Focusing on science, technology, engineering and production… Read More »

NEWS: Arrest Reports, Miller County Inmate Escapes, GBI Investigating Injured Woman in Burning Home and More

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports COLQUITT CO., GA (WALB) – Officials responded to a fire and a woman injured at a Baker County home Monday morning. SAVANNAH, Ga. (WCTV) – Officials say a wildfire that has scorched 76 square miles near the Georgia-Florida state line may keep burning for the next six months. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – April 25th

Isaiah 53:5-6  But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, April 24, 2017

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: Tevin Terrell Gaines, 23, Fowlstown Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Failure to Appear o/c Driving with Suspended License, Obstruction of Police; Day, BPS Johnny Harden, 37, Brock Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Aggravated Stalking, Carrying a… Read More »

WEATHER: Cool Start, Warm End to the Week

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia is slated for a week of rising temperatures as we head into May.  Here is the detailed forecast: Today Partly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph. Tuesday Sunny, with… Read More »

Scripture of the Day – April 24th

Psalm 18:2  The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower. Psalm 34:7  The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them. Hebrews 10:23   Let us hold fast… Read More »

BREAKING: Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Shotwell Street

  (10:20am) Emergency crews are on the scene of an accident involving a pedestrian on Shotwell Street in front of CVS. Eastbound lanes of Shotwell Street are blocked to traffic. According to witnesses at the scene, a pickup truck struck a pedestrian in the east bound lanes of Shotwell Street near the intersection with Scott. Traffic is slowed… Read More »

NEWS: BPS Busts Thief in Library, Arrest Reports, GDOT Awards and More

Bainbridge Public Safety Arrests Thief After Pursuit into Library BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, April 20, 2017 TIFTON, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – GDOT awarded several resurfacing projects in southwest Georgia, including Decatur County THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – Stolen guns are now off the street after police used their dive team to find them… Read More »