Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, December 9, 2016:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, December 8, 2016
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On November 16, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office recovered four stolen motorcycles and identified a suspect in a hit and run accident (*READ THAT STORY HERE*), however the suspect eluded capture until this week. On Thursday, acting on information from Decatur County Investigators, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office and the North Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force busted Sean Stanley in Tallahassee.
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – In a Friday press release, the Georgia DOT announced that the Bainbridge Bypass southbound lanes (from Highway 84 West to Shotwell Street) will be closed for bridge repairs this weekend.
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Earlier this week it was announced that two long time Bainbridge real estate firms will merge. Miller Griffin Realty and Dehildren Realty will form one company to serve southwest Georgia.
- AMERICUS, GA (WALB) – WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT We have posted a recording of a 911 call that some people may find difficult to hear.
- OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A woman in a booking facility at the Okaloosa County Extension building is charged with arson after deputies say she lit a roll of toilet paper on fire with a lighter she had hidden in a fold of body fat.
- VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – A Valdosta man who was wanted in connection with a Friday shooting turned himself in to authorities Wednesday morning.
- ALBANY, GA (ALBANY HERALD) — The cause of a fatal fire on Howard Drive early Thursday remained under investigation Thursday evening.
- DOTHAN, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – A Dothan elementary school student’s attempt to sell marijuana at school resulted in the arrest of two adults on drug and chemical endangerment of a child charges, according to police.
As always, you can hear these news stories and more on the Sack Lunch Show, weekdays from 10 – Noon.