Category Archives: Around our Area

WEATHER: NWS Predicting the Potential for Severe Weather Thursday

The National Weather Service is predicting that Thursday’s weather could turn severe as a storm system approaches southwest Georgia. From the NWS and the Decatur County EMA: “Another system will move through the region tomorrow, bringing a chance for an isolated strong to severe storm across Southeast Alabama and portions of southern Georgia tomorrow afternoon. While the Storm Prediction Center does… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail and Bainbridge Public Safety. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail and Bainbridge Public Safety: William Holden Gardener, 48, Florence Dr, Bainbridge, Ga; Armed robbery/Intimidation/Taking control of substance, Mobley, SO Erin Juwan Smith 23, Thomas St, Bainbridge, Ga; Probation… Read More »




Jury Duty Scam: Multiple Area Sheriff’s Departments Warn Against Fraudulent Calls

Decatur County Sheriff Wiley Griffin shared a Wednesday morning facebook post from his counterpart in Wakulla County Florida warning residents about an ongoing scam regarding jury duty. According to the post, a Wakulla County victim reported being contacted by a “Lt. Johnson” regarding warrants for failure to appear for jury duty.  The caller also told the victim that… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail and Bainbridge Public Safety. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail and Bainbridge Public Safety: Chadwick Aaron Jones, 46, Zorn Rd, Bainbridge, Ga; Driving while license suspended or revoked/Failure to maintain lane/Possession of controlled substance – Meth, Day, SO… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, April 23rd, 2018

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail and Bainbridge Public Safety. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail and Bainbridge Public Safety: Latoya Thronton Anderson, 29, Parkview Dr, Bainbridge, Ga; DUI/Failure to maintain lane/Open container, Miller, GSP Willie Lewis Beasley, 49, MLK Jr Dr, Bainbridge, Ga;… Read More »