Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, April 8, 2016:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, April 7
- ALBANY (ALBANY HERALD) — Thanks to an anonymous tip late Wednesday night, officers with the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit (ADDU) were able to discover and raid what officials described as a marijuana growing operation in East Albany.
- MOULTRIE, Ga. (VALDOSTA TODAY) — Deputies with the Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office say the body of the man reported missing was found near the Ochlockonee River and Lower Meigs Road.
- VALDOSTA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – The Lowndes County Utility Department experienced a 225,000 gallon sanitary sewage spill on Tuesday on Val-tech Road near the state prison.
- DICKEY, GA (WALB) – Two people were seriously injured after a suspected tornado hit and destroyed a mobile home in Calhoun County early Thursday morning.
- THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) – Congressman Scott was in Thomasville to give a distinguished award to a woman who helped fight for freedom during World War II.
- ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A former State prison guard is indicted for trying to smuggle contraband to inmates.
As always, you can hear these news stories and more on the Sack Lunch Show, weekdays from 10 – Noon.