Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, August 19, 2016:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, August 18, 2016
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Prison is not a place of hope for many, but in Decatur County, hope is just the ticket that was received by two lucky inmates.
- LAKE SEMINOLE, GA (FOX NEWS) – When wildlife officials told Cheryl Williams her 31-year-old son fell into the waters of Lake Seminole in December 2000 and drowned before he was eaten by alligators, her intuition said otherwise.
- FITZGERALD, GA (WALB) – Fitzgerald Police are investigating an apparent murder.
- DAWSON, GA (WALB) – No one has qualified yet to run for mayor of Dawson, not even the embattled mayor himself.
- CORDELE, GA (WALB) – A fire at the Norbord factory in Cordele is now out.
- QUINCY, Fla. (WCTV) — A Gadsden County Correctional Officer has been arrested and charged with felony sexual battery, the Florida Department of Corrections reports.
- SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – Police in Savannah say several officers were injured while grappling with a naked man in a “drug-induced rage” who smashed a restaurant’s windows and damaged several cars before breaking into a home and attacking its owner.
As always, you can hear these news stories on the Sack Lunch Show, weekdays from 10 – Noon.