Here’s your southwest Georgia Area news roundup for Friday, January 29, 2016:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE.COM) – Bainbridge native and former City of Bainbridge Councilman Dean Burke was one of two Georgia legislators named as the Georgia Bio 2016 Legislators of the Year.
- PELHAM, GA (WALB) – Two men are in custody and police are searching for three others after a deadly shooting outside a Pelham public housing complex.
- THOMASVILLE, GA (WCTV) – Man found guilty in Thomasville murder case.
- ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Dougherty County Superintendent says the punishment he set is fair for the high school basketball coach who flushed his player’s marijuana down a toilet.
- THOMASVILLE (Times Enterprise) — A Thomasville police officer on patrol on West Hansell Street encountered a vehicle traveling on the wrong side of the street.