Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, May 27, 2016:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Cadet Stephen Ray Dunn Jr., son of Steve and Melanie Dunn of Bainbridge, Georgia, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 21.
- OCHLOCKNEE, GA (WALB) – Officials reported a fatal accident Thursday around 2:40 p.m. outside of Ochlocknee.
- DOTHAN, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – A Dothan man faces criminal charges in connection with what police have called emotional abuse of his 87-year-old mother.
- BROOKS Co. (VALDOSTA TODAY) – A Brooks County man is recovering this week after being trapped in a ditch underneath his motorcycle for more than a week.
- MERIWETHER COUNTY, GA (WTVM) – Eleven people were sentenced in federal court in Georgia on Thursday, including three from Meriwether County, in connection to a major drug distribution network.
- GADSDEN CO., Fla. (WTXL) – Talquin Electric has sent a notice to customers, letting them know that e-coli has been found in the water in Gadsden County.
- TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) – A Tallahassee firefighter who happened to be in the right place at the right time, helped welcome a new baby into the world on Wednesday.
As always, you can hear these news stories and more on the Sack Lunch Show, weekdays from 10 – noon.