Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, March 22, 2017:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Tuesday, March 21, 2017
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The 2017 ESPLOST passed Tuesday night with 87.4 percent of voters choosing “yes” for the 1 cent sales tax that goes toward new facilities, renovations and retiring bond debt in Decatur County schools.
- MIDWAY, Fla. (WCTV) — The Chief of Police for the City of Midway has been voted out.
- MILLER CO., GA (WALB) – The election for sheriff in Miller County will need to be decided in a runoff election.
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Bainbridge City Council voted to grant a conditional use application to rezone an area on East Louise Street in their monthly meeting for March.
- VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES) — A Lowndes County school bus driver was arrested Tuesday afternoon at Hahira Middle School for a drunk driving charge before she was about to leave the school with a bus full of students, according to the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office.
- ALBANY, GA (ALBANY HERALD) — The Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit conducted a sting operation on Monday, and five people were arrested and charged with prostitution.
- ATLANTA, GA (AJC) – About 39,345 of the 174,000 Georgia Power customers affected by Tuesday’s damaging winds, lightning, hail and heavy downpours are without power.