NEWS: Flint River Projected to Reach Flood Stage Wednesday, Inmate Arrested, Tornado Confirmed and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, January 24, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has extended the flood warning for the Flint River through Saturday BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, January 23, 2017 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Decatur County Correction Facility inmate Melvin… Read More »

Flint River Flood Warning Extended

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has extended the flood warning for the Flint River through Saturday.  With a predicted crest of 25.9 feet, the flood stage is considered minor.  Last January, the Flint River reached a height of 30.28 feet, reaching the 11th highest mark in recorded history.  The flood of 1994 reached a height of 37.20… Read More »

Scripture Of The Day – January 24th

James 5:8 Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh. 1 Thessalonians 5:22-24 Abstain from all appearance of evil.And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Faithful is… Read More »

Contact Information for Counties in Need

For those interested in providing assistance to neighboring counties suffering from storm damage, here is a list with contact information: Decatur County – Wendell Cofer (229) 400-8002 Thomas County – Lisa (229) 225-4190 Colquitt County – Heritage Church (229) 891-3421 Cook County – Sydney (229) 560-5803 Berrien County – Berrien County Search and Rescue (229) 237-4405 Lowndes County… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, January 23, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Michelle Lynn Achterberch, 48, Florence Avenue, Elkhart, IN, Drug Related Objects, Possession of Marijuana; Jackson, BPS Amber Skye Anglin, 26, Freddie Whiddon Road, Webb, AL, Theft by Shoplifting; Esquivel, BPS Tab Louis… Read More »