Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, May 15, 2017:
- CAIRO, GA (THOMASVILLE TIMES ENTERPRISE) — The mother of a female newborn infant who died in early February has been charged with the death, following a months-long wait for autopsy results.
- THOMASVILLE, GA (THOMASVILLE TIMES ENTERPRISE) — Lawmen and the district attorney’s office are joining forces to come down hard on people who endanger the public by fleeing at high rates of speed
- BLAKELY, GA (WTVM) – A ceremony at Fort Benning was held for fallen soldier 1st Lt. Weston Lee who was tragically killed while on patrol outside of Iraq.
- MOULTRIE, Ga. (WTXL) – A woman has been arrested this weekend after arriving drunk to a presentation hosted by Mother’s Against Drunk Driving.
- LEE CO., GA (WALB) – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies were still on the scene of a murder investigation Sunday night.
- FOLKSTON, Ga. (AP) — A mandatory evacuation order has been lifted for two south Georgia towns threatened for days last week by a wildfire that had spread outside the boundaries of the neighboring Okefenokee swamp.
- TALLAHASSEE., Fla. (WCTV) — Three people are behind bars for a series of robberies.