Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, January 9, 2016:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, January 6, 2016
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – In a press release Friday, the Chancellor of the Board of Regents for the State of Georgia announced the recommendation to consolidate Bainbridge State College and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – There were a total of 2,643 people arrested by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office in 2016
- CAIRO, GA (WALB) – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Cairo Police Department have obtained warrants for a suspect in the murder of a 25-year-old man from Whigham.
- SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) — Georgia wildlife officials plan to hold eight public meetings on proposed hunting regulations for the next few years.
- MOULTRIE, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – On Friday, January 6, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) arrested Moultrie Police Officer Sam Smith on one count of Violation of Oath of Office and one count of Assault under Color of Office.
- VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – A Valdosta man was arrested on several drug charges Thursday, and police seized stolen handguns, “Flakka” and marijuana.
- SPARKS, GA (WALB) – A man is in custody after a chase that started in Turner County on I-75 Sunday evening.
- SUMNER, GA (WALB) – A Worth County firefighter was hurt and two people rescued in Sumner during a house fire on Saturday.
As always, you can hear these news stories and more on the Sack Lunch Show, weekdays from 10 – Noon.