Tag Archives: Donalsonville

BREAKING NEWS: Semi Truck Overturned on Highway 84, Traffic Slowed

There has been an accident involving a loaded semi truck on Highway 84, just west of Brinson this morning.  According to witnesses, the truck appeared to be transporting some sort of agricultural material and has spilled its load. Traffic was slowed in both directions as a result of the accident. The affected area is just west of Spring Creek,… Read More »

Detours Scheduled in Donalsonville for Railroad Maintenance

PRESS RELEASE Detours Scheduled in Donalsonville for Railroad Maintenance  DONALSONVILLE – Two detours are scheduled the week of Jan. 9 in Donalsonville for railroad maintenance. The first detour is on state Route 91/SR 39 and is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. Jan. 11 and end at 7 p.m. Jan. 12. Northbound traffic will be routed west on… Read More »

NEWS: Reckless Driver Killed in Donalsonville, Pelham Schools Lockdown Product of Hoax, Gas Prices Rising and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, September 19, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, September 16, 2016 DONALSONVILLE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – A young, reckless driver was killed after a high speed chase in Donalsonville PELHAM, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – The Pelham City Schools went into lockdown for a brief… Read More »

Reckless driver killed after high-speed chase and head-on crash in Donalsonville

Seminole County Sheriff’s Office – Press Release On Friday, September 16th at approximately 7:20pm, Seminole County’s 9-1-1 center received notification from Jackson County Florida that they had received multiple calls of a red or burgundy vehicle, possibly a Chevrolet Equinox, driving reckless headed north approaching the state line. The lookout was given to both Sheriff’s Office deputies and… Read More »

Bainbridge State College Opens Donalsonville Campus (photos)

Bainbridge State College celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting of their Donalsonville Education Center Monday.  The new education center is located on Cherry Street in downtown Donalsonville, near downtown and will offer several classes this summer and fall semesters: English 1101 – English Composition                          … Read More »

VIDEO: Donalsonville peanut warehouse fire (long version with commentary)

Here is the longer edit of video Brennan Leathers took at the peanut warehouse fire in downtown Donalsonville, Ga., on Thursday, Oct. 15. It’s about 10 minutes long and has commentary about different things that happened while firefighters were working to control the blaze. You can also watch an alternate 49-second version below. You can click the “Expand… Read More »

Harvest Festival to offer family fun galore this Saturday in Donalsonville

Plans for the Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Harvest Festival are shaping up. A fun-filled day Saturday, October 17, begins with the annual running of Joyce’s Jog and continues with a day of family fun. Joyce’s Jog is a 5K and 1-mile fun run that raises money for breast cancer research. Registration starts at 6:15 a.m. Saturday at… Read More »

Donalsonville man charged with three counts of vehicular homicide in connection with Jakin crash

A Donalsonville, Ga., man has been charged in connection with a fatal wrong-way accident that happened August 29 near the town of Jakin, Ga. According to the Georgia State Patrol’s Colquitt, Ga., post, 53-year-old Eric Adam Strouth of Donalsonville has been charged with three counts of vehicular homicide, DUI, reckless driving on the wrong side of the roadway… Read More »

Around Our Area: Donalsonville double murder suspect scheduled for trial

DanTony Swinson, 50, is scheduled to go on trial today for a double murder prosecutors say he committed in July of 2013. The murder occurred in Donalsonville, but Swinson was arrested was arrested in Waycross, for the murders of Eliace Marie Smith, 49, and Heber Jettie Bennett, Jr., 64, both of Donalsonville. Swinson faces two counts of murder,  and possession… Read More »

Around Our Area: Child snatched from Lowndes County elementary school; father charged

VALDOSTA — The Lowndes County Sheriff ’s Office said it thwarted a child abduction plot Friday afternoon. A man who authorities believe is a non-custodial father, flew a small airplane to Valdosta and stands accused of snatching his child from a school playground. According to a statement from the sheriff’s office, at approximately 2:15 p.m., two men walked… Read More »

Lake Seminole Lions to host fireworks and Shane Owens on July 3

The Lake Seminole Lions Club will be having a fireworks display Friday, July 3rd at Seminole State Park, Hwy 253 Lake Seminole. Persnickety of Donalsonville will be performing Baton twirling at 3:30p.m. Murkerson’s Dance Studio of Bainbridge will have a gymnastics show at 5:00p.m. Country star Shane Owens will perform two sets, starting at 6 p.m. Fans can… Read More »

Donalsonville welcomes Bainbridge State College at Monday groundbreaking ceremony

The sun was certainly shining down on Donalsonville Monday when Bainbridge State College held the official groundbreaking ceremony for its newest educational facility in downtown Donalsonville, Ga. After years of planning and proposing, a longtime dream of Donalsonville residents who support both their community and higher education is finally coming true. On Monday, an official groundbreaking ceremony was… Read More »

Bainbridge State College to break ground on new Donalsonville learning site

Bainbridge State College is pleased to announce the groundbreaking ceremony for its Donalsonville site will be at 4 p.m., Monday, Feb. 23, at the corner of Cherry St., and Highway 84. After much community-wide anticipation, the BSC Donalsonville site project is moving forward with an official groundbreaking ceremony. “This is a very exciting day for Donalsonville,” said Dan… Read More »