Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, January 18, 2017:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, January 17, 2017
- WHIGHAM, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Whigham police are searching for a missing man
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia could see bad weather in the next few days.
- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee Police Department is investigating after a body was found along the train tracks near the intersection of Magnolia Drive and East Tennessee Street.
- PELHAM, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Thomasville Career Center will help Autry State Prison recruit 17 correctional officers to work in Pelham.
- VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – A Valdosta man was arrested Sunday for allegedly setting fire to the porch of a vacant home, causing a thousand dollars worth of damage.
- THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) — A Georgia fugitive is now in custody.
- ALBANY, GA (ALBANY HERALD) – Dougherty County Commission Chairman Chris Cohilas, in a long Facebook post Friday and in a conversation with The Albany Herald on Saturday, fueled circulating rumors that efforts to bring in badly needed help from state and other available agencies in the immediate aftermath of the storm were hindered or flatly refused due to mismanagement at the highest levels of local government.
- ASHFORD, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – The former headmaster of Ashford Academy is being sought on theft and forgery charges.
As always, you can hear these news stories and more on the Sack Lunch Show, weekdays from 10 – Noon.