Here’s the southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, October 19, 2016:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The November General Election ballot will include four state constitutional amendments and a local organization is holding a town hall style forum to educate the public on the issues.
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – For roughly 60 years, the red brick roads of downtown Bainbridge were covered by asphalt. That began to change on Monday when the Downtown Development Authority and City of Bainbridge workers uncovered the brick road on Water Street in front of the Bon Air.
- MEIGS, GA (THOMASVILLE TIMES ENTERPRISE) – A failed impeachment of a city council member was one of many hot discussion points at a Meigs City Council meeting Monday night.
- SUMTER CO., GA (WALB) – A Sumter County woman was charged following a fatal wreck over the summer.
- ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Albany Police have charged a man in connection to a shooting that happened last week in Albany.
- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A husband and wife have been arrested for drug trafficking, the Tallahassee Police Department reports.
- HAVANA, Fla. (WCTV) — The Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman for gross neglect in the death of her teenage son.
- ATLANTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – A Georgia FBI sting netted 16 sex traffickers, 2 murder fugitives, 54 adult prostitutes, and rescued 82 minors.
As always, you can hear these news stories on the Sack Lunch Show, weekdays from 10 – Noon.