Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, January 5, 2017:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Wednesday, January 4, 2017
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Effective January 1, 2017, WMGR 930 AM has a new music format.
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The 2017 Yeti FLW College Fishing tournament season will kick off Jan. 14 at Lake Seminole for the first of three regular-season stops in the Southeastern Conference
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – George Thomas (Tom) Harrison has joined the Board of Directors of Southwest Georgia Farm Credit. Mr. Harrison, a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner, fills the seat previously occupied by Mr. Robert Moss, who served the Association in that capacity for 23 years.
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Longtime Bainbridge City Councilman and community leader Joe Sweet died on New Year’s Eve 2016. He was 79-years-old.
- ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A great deal of South Georgia was without television, because of a mistake by a person cleaning up storm damage in Albany.
- TALLAHASSEE, FL (WALB) – The National Weather Service has released its Dougherty Co. Storm Survey Update.
- VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – Justin Ross Harris, the Georgia father convicted of murdering his 22-month-old son by leaving him in a hot SUV, is now serving his life sentence at Valdosta State Prison.
- COLQUITT CO (VALDOSTA TODAY) – Officials say a Colquitt County man is dead after he was struck by a stray bullet during celebratory New Year’s Day gunfire.
- QUINCY, Fla. (WCTV) — One man is in the hospital and a second man is in jail following a stabbing in Quincy on Wednesday morning.
As always, you can hear these news stories and more on the Sack Lunch Show, weekdays from 10 – Noon.