Category Archives: Around our Area

NEWS: Jimmy Buffett Benefit Concert in Tallahassee, Moultrie Drug Agents Bust Grow House, Vidalia Onion Farmer Fined $1.4 Million and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – On Tuesday, the Memorial Hospital and Manor Authority met, and in closed session discussed quality concerns and personnel issues MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – Moultrie drug agents are just releasing the information about a massive marijuana grow house they busted last week.  VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – The city voted against the proposed juvenile curfew and parental… Read More »

Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney and Toby Keith Headline Benefit Concert in Tallahassee

JIMMY BUFFETT, KENNY CHESNEY AND TOBY KEITH TO HEADLINE FLORIDA HURRICANE BENEFIT CONCERT AT THE DONALD L. TUCKER CIVIC CENTER ON NOVEMBER 19  Tallahassee, FL – Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney, and Toby Keith together with the Coral Reefer Band will unite to perform at a Florida Hurricane Benefit Concert, “Trying to Reason…”. The benefit concert will take place one night only… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge Approves Open Container Law, Valdosta Men Stealing Mail, Fatal Log Truck Wreck in Early County and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Tuesday evening Bainbridge City Council adopted an amended alcohol ordinance that would allow for open container in the central business district with a 3-2 vote. EARLY CO., GA (WALB) – The Georgia State Patrol said a 67-year-old man was killed in a semi-truck wreck in Early County early Tuesday morning. VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) – Federal prosecutors… Read More »

NEWS: $1K in Hygiene Products Stolen, Gas Prices Falling, Shoplifters Chased Through Bainbridge and More

CAIRO/BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Friday afternoon a maroon Honda Civic sped off after shoplifting at Hibbett Sports in Cairo. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – An Albany judge has sentenced 19 people after several law enforcement agencies worked to uncover a major methamphetamine drug ring in Southwest Georgia ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Albany police are investigating after a business in the 900… Read More »

WEATHER: “Cold” Front Hits Monday Night, Cooler Weather Tuesday

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia will finally see a break from the heat this week as rain brings a “cold” front to the region Monday afternoon. Detailed Forecast This Afternoon A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North northwest wind around 10 mph. Tonight A… Read More »