Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, February 24, 2016:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Tuesday night’s overnight storm caused damage and power outages throughout southwest Georgia.
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the National Weather Service, southwest Georgia will see significant winds throughout Wednesday morning, with gusts as high as 40 mph
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Ben Lee of Coastal CPAs presented the Decatur County Board of Commissioners with an audit report for Fiscal Year ending June 2015 Tuesday evening that revealed the county is just over a $1 million deficit in its checking account.
- DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) – According to Albany police officials, flooding has been reported in Nottingham, Stuart, 8th Avenue, 11th Avenue, Lippett, Oglethorpe, Halloway, South Slappey, Seminole, and North Westover areas.
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – James Douglas Griffin of Climax, has announced his intention to run for the District 2 Seat of the Decatur County Commission.
- DOTHAN, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – What could be a long-track tornado ripped through Geneva County, western Houston County and continued into Henry County Tuesday night, snapping trees and power lines and causing extensive property damage.
- PENSACOLA, FL (PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL) – A tornado ripped a 2-mile path through Pensacola on Tuesday night, destroying apartments, town homes, vehicles and trees in its path from Northpointe Boulevard to Scenic Highway.
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