Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, May 19, 2016:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, May 18, 2016
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Two more cases of counterfeit money making the rounds in Bainbridge
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Memorial Hospital board makes changes to Walker’s contract
- COLQUITT CO., GA (WALB) – GBI agents said on Wednesday to expect information on Thursday on their investigation into the Colquitt County house fire where five people were found dead, but for now they aren’t giving any details.
- ATLANTA (AP) – State labor officials say Georgia’s jobless rate is holding steady at 5.5 percent.
- THOMASVILLE, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – Authorities are investigating a suspicious death in a Thomas County RV park.
- CAMILLA, GA (ALBANY HERALD) — Assistant District Attorney Mike Bankston, a candidate for superior court judge in the South Georgia Judicial Circuit, will have to wait to find out whether his recently dismissed DUI case is actually dismissed.
- ALBANY, GA (ALBANY HERALD) — Albany’s Eastside Walmart suffered a lag in business Tuesday night as authorities say an unknown suspect reportedly called the store and indicated there was a bomb on the premises.
- DOTHAN, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – Dothan police have arrested who they believe was the driver in the drive-by shooting on Tuesday that left an innocent bystander wounded and put a school on lockdown.
As always, you can hear these news stories and more on the Sack Lunch Show, weekdays from 10 – Noon.