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Verdict handed down in Bainbridge murder trial

BAINBRIDGE, GA (WALB) - Thaddus Nundra was convicted of killing sixty seven year old, Hubert Moore in 2017. Moore was shot to death in Bainbridge while he was delivering a daily edition of the Bainbridge Post-Searchlight.


Bainbridge & Decatur County Arrest Reports for 2-15-19

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office and Bainbridge Public Safety. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office and Bainbridge Public Safety:


Attorney Accused, Hit By 3 Cars, Dead Elephant: Top Georgia News

It was a busy week of news around Georgia, with stories such as a DeKalb attorney accused of killing his mother, a twelve-year-old who was fatally hit by three cars, a bill that would protect people who rescue animals from hot cars, a 911 call of a frantic mother who found her son's dead body and de


PRESS RELEASE: Two More Sentenced in Moore Murder

The Decatur County Trial Term began on Monday February 11, 2019. The Office of the District Attorney secured forty-five (45) felony pleas over the course of three (3) days. District Attorney Joe Mulholland tried the Post Searchlight Murder case starting on Monday February 11, 2019. Thaddus Nundra, L


Serial killer draws sketches of Georgia murder victims

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Authorities have released sketches of three women an admitted serial killer claims to have killed in Georgia. Samuel Little drew the pictures of women he says he killed.


Memorial Manor planning pageant later this month

Thursday afternoon Kiwanis Club hosted Memorial Manor activities director, Karell Bush, who discussed the upcoming pageant the Manor will hold in conjunction with the club. Bush has been the activities director at the Manor for the past 10 years. She said over the years working with the elderly has


Minor talks Chamber business at Lions Club

Bainbridge-Decatur County Chamber of Commerce president Lauren Minor brought the Bainbridge Lions Club up to date Wednesday on the numerous city and county projects they are involved in.


Georgia woman pleads to hauling kilos of drugs on I-75

MACON, GA (WALB) -- A Tifton woman pleaded guilty in Macon federal court Wednesday on a drug charge after she was arrested for carrying four kilos of meth and cocaine in her car with the intent to distribute.


Georgia drivers must make more stops for school buses

Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday signed a bill into law revising the state’s traffic regulations for driving past school buses stopped to load or unload students. Now drivers must stop for school buses stopped to load or unload passengers unless they are driving on a highway divided by a grass median, unpa


Georgia soldier comes home from Afghanistan after daughter’s sudden death

The 5-year-old daughter of a National Guard soldier died unexpectedly last weekend, and her father hurried home to Georgia from his deployment in Afghanistan, according to a news report.


Atlanta rapper 21 Savage booked into S. Georgia jail on felony warrant

It was a busy day for Atlanta rapper 21 Savage Friday, starting with a pre-taped appearance on Good Morning America, followed by being booked into a South Georgia jail on a felony theft by deception warrant. He was later released, according to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office.


28 Georgia Middle School Students Hospitalized After Eating Candy on Valentine's Day

More than two dozen students at a middle school in Georgia were hospitalized on Valentine’s Day after eating candy that left them feeling ill. The students, who attend Sandtown Middle School in Atlanta, complained that they were feeling sick after eating candy and snacks at school on Thursday, accor


South Georgia prepares for public health emergency

LANIER COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) -- Lanier County emergency officials prepared for a day they hope never comes on Friday. Communities often prepare for emergencies in regard to severe weather, like hurricanes or tornadoes. On Friday, the Georgia Department of Public Health hosted a preparedness drill for a


New Georgia law changes rules for drivers during school bus stops

A new law in Georgia changes when drivers are required to stop for a stopped school bus, but it shouldn't seem new to most drivers. It actually fixes a flaw in the law that allowed drivers on some highways to keep driving even when a school bus was stopped.


7 of America’s best hospitals are in Georgia, according to a new report

Of the nearly 175 hospitals in Georgia, seven facilities were recently recognized as the country’s best of the best. That’s according to a new report from Healthgrades, for which analysts ranked the top 250, top 100 and top 50 hospitals in the United States “based solely on clinical quality outcomes


Police: Man wanted for Hard Rock shooting in Atlantic City arrested in Georgia

Police say a man wanted for a shooting at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City has been arrested in Georgia. Emory Chapman, 39, of Pleasantville, was taken into custody Thursday by FBI agents in Atlanta.


New charter gets approved in Decatur County

DECATUR COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) - Parents in southwest Georgia are getting another public school to choose from. But you need to move quickly if you want to be a part of this school.


Group pushing for new interstate across Georgia - and Texas

ATLANTA — It's been decades since Georgia saw the construction of its last interstate, but a group of young proponents is pushing for a new one connecting Georgia to western Texas.


Georgia leaders react to spending bill, Trump's declared national emergency on border wall

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to get more funding for his long-promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. No modern president has used a national emergency to appropriate funds when Congress wouldn't. Hours after the declaration, press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump h


Job fair attracts former Georgia Pacific employees

Karen Strickland said she never thought she’d be looking for a job at 59 years old. She was employed as a kiln operator at the Georgia Pacific Sterling plant the past 17 years and planned to work there until she retired. Those plans evaporated after she learned on Feb. 1 that she was among the 120 w