Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, March 16, 2017:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Decatur County Board of Commissioners approved a grant resolution at its meeting Tuesday that will help develop the Bethel Heights community in Decatur County.
- COLQUITT CO., GA (WALB) – A Colquitt County grand jury will hear the case against accused mass killer Jeffrey Peacock on Thursday
- ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Georgia State Patrol troopers is gearing up for St. Patrick’s Day.
- LUDOWICI, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – Three suspects have been arrested in the shooting death of Deputy United States Marshal Patrick Thomas Carothers. Carothers was shot and killed by Dontrell Montese Carter on November 18, 2016 while serving an arrest warrant.
- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The third suspect who had been wanted in connection with a February fire at the Lighthouse Children’s Home Thrift Store on South Adams Street has been arrested by Tallahassee police.
- ALBANY, GA (ALBANY HERALD) — Mike’s Country Store in Albany has been selected as a finalist in UGA’s 2017 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest for its homemade 100 percent Boston Butt hot dogs.
- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) –A police report reveals more details in the crash involving the pedestrian hit by a car near Cascades Park.