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BPS makes major marijuana bust during traffic stop
At approximately 11:30 a.m. Monday morning, Bainbridge Public Safety Officer Mike Prindle performed a routine traffic stop on a vehicle that was traveling on Cemetery Street. The traffic stop led to the arrests of Mikale Bell and Malcolm Green after illegal substances were found and a struggle ensue
Southern Snowflake Pageant benefits foster care children
It was a first for Bainbridge and Decatur County Saturday, December 8, when the Southern Snowflake Pageant was held at the Kirbo Center. Event Directors Misty Floyd and Katlin Cone say it was more than just a pageant. They are calling it a ministry, as the purpose of the event was to raise money to
City selects firm to manage construction of new police station
CAIRO — A Bainbridge construction management firm has been awarded the rights to develop the new city police department by the Cairo City Council. The council selected PDC Construction to manage the building of the new structure, which will be located on 3rd Avenue NE.
Scientific DNA software could come to GA
DECATUR CO., GA (WALB) - The discussion on whether or not Georgia will become the next state to use a scientific DNA software to help with criminal investigations continued on Tuesday.
Seventh grade Bearcat basketball beats Bulldogs 62-36
The Bainbridge Middle School seventh grade boys basketball team defeated the MacIntyre Park Bulldogs by the score of 62-36. Leading the way in scoring for the Bearcats were Adyn Grant with 28 points, Zyrell Williams with 8 points, Mikel Kendrick with 6 points, Kennan Phillips with 5 points, Jamal Jo
Love letter written by veteran in 1954 discovered in Georgia Walmart, reunited with family
Call it a miracle on aisle 7. A veteran's love letter, written in 1954 and discovered inside a Walmart in Georgia, was reunited with his family on Friday, thanks to the persistence of store employees.
A judge struck down Obamacare nationwide. Here's how it could affect Georgia:
ATLANTA - A Texas judge on Friday evening struck down the entire Affordable Care Act nationwide. If the ruling is upheld, it will impact far more than the half-million Georgians who have an insurance plan through the health care exchange, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Georgia's First Woman President Sworn Into Office
Salome Zurabishvili has been sworn into office as Georgia’s first woman president. Zurabishvili’s inauguration ceremony was held on December 16 at Batonis-Tsikhe, an historic 18th-century palace about 100 kilometers northeast of Tbilisi.
Community Hero: For city and state, Ed Bridges spans past, present and future
The drives around his hometown were always a joy. Edwin Bridges and his brother rode in the car as their dad made house calls, a staple of a doctor’s duties in his childhood.
Georgia Store Owner, Ten Customers Plead Guilty to Food Stamp Fraud
A Georgia store owner and ten of his customers pleaded guilty on Tuesday to food stamp fraud charges for their involvement in a scheme whereby customers traded food stamp benefits for cash.
Warner Robins coach Mike Chastain explains controversial play in 5A state championship game
It was a roller coaster of emotions Tuesday at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium for day 1 of the GHSA Football State championships. Central Georgia boasted three teams vying for the top prize, and all came just a bit shy of winning the crown and glory.
Alabama teen missing for over a month spotted getting into RV in Georgia
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Police in west Georgia believe they may have spotted a missing teen not seen since October. Darren Earles vanished after leaving Valley High School in Valley, Alabama on Oct. 25. However, on Saturday just before 1 p.m., Earles was seen getting into an RV at the LaGrange, Georgia Walm
Brothers killed by train in middle Georgia identified
MACON, Ga. — The coroner's office confirmed the names of two people killed after being hit by a freight train on Saturday. Coroner Leon Jones said Cory Dale Cranmore, 28, and his brother, Brian Cranmore, 30, died in the incident.
No. 20 Arizona State rallies from 18 down to defeat Georgia
No. 20 Arizona State overcame an 18-point deficit to upend Georgia 76-74 on Saturday night at Athens, Ga. After Luguentz Dort made just 1 of 2 free throws with 7.9 seconds left, Georgia (5-4) inbounded the ball with Nicolas Claxton taking it the length of the court before misfiring on a mid-range ju
Officials: Boston murder suspect arrested in Georgia
HAMPTON, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Clayton County Police have arrested a man suspected of two murders in Boston. Officials say the initial incident happened in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston on June 30, 2018. Police were called to the scene and found two men dead from gunshot wounds.
Documents reveal possible motive behind missing Havana man's murder
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - New documents are revealing more about what led up to the kidnapping and fatal shooting of 27-year-old Kelton Washington earlier this week. WARNING: The details in this story could be considered disturbing to some.
Georgia Police Officer Shot and Killed at Traffic Stop was Engaged and Days Away from 25th Birthday
A DeKalb County officer killed in the line of duty Thursday was a rookie cop who had been with the department a little over a year. Edgar Isidro Flores, 24, took gunfire while pursuing a man who ran from a traffic stop on Candler Road near I-20 about 5 p.m., according to police. He was shot multiple
Car thieves making off with Carvana vehicles, Georgia sheriff says
Online car seller Carvana said 30 cars have been stolen from its storage lots in Barrow County recently, and some of the vehicles have been recovered in metro Atlanta, according to a report.
Georgia officer killed after traffic stop; suspect dead
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer and a suspect died Thursday night after a traffic stop led to a foot chase and shooting just east of Atlanta, authorities said. DeKalb County police Chief James Conroy said at a news conference that the unidentified officer and suspect died at an Atlanta
Owner & customers plead guilty to food stamp fraud in South Georgia
A former grocery store owner in southern Georgia plead guilty to food stamp fraud. The former co-owner of a Donalsonville, Georgia grocery store, along with ten other customers, have pled guilty to charges related to defrauding the federal food stamp program, said Charles “Charlie” Peeler, the Unite