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Donalsonville Police looking for teen wanted for aggravated assault
Police say the wanted suspect, 18-year-old Daniel Carlton Williams Jr., also known as 'D.J.', is also a person of interest in two recent burglaries in Donalsonville.
Some DRCs close in southwest Georgia, but presence in region remains
Some disaster recovery centers remain open in the southwest Georgia area, while some have already closed, following the impact of Hurricane Michael. (Special Photo: FEMA)Christopher Mardorf
Manna After Michael plans aid for Donalsonville
DONALSONVILLE — Manna After Michael donors and volunteers from Albany will make one of two trips to Donalsonville on Thursday to feed volunteers, linemen, firefighters and other city personnel who have been working nonstop since Hurricane Michael hit their community on Oct. 10.
Failure to Stop at Stop Sign Results in Two Vehicle Accident
A two vehicle accident happened Monday, November 5, 2018 at approximately 12:00 noon. Miller County EMS, Miller County Fire and Rescue, Miller County Sheriff’s Department and the Georgia State Patrol responded to the scene. According to the report from the Georgia State Patrol Peyton Miranda Norri
Healing After Michael: Long hurricane recovery expected
DONALSONVILLE – For now, Pearlie Worlds is selling apparel out of a humble nook in downtown Donalsonville while workers hammer away on a new roof for her grand, century-old building across the street.
MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS
THEFT BY TAKING On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Deputy Byron Cobb received a call in reference to a theft at 15 Bush Dairy Road in Miller County. While speaking with Cody Houston, he advised that he returned home on Monday, October 29, 2018, and discovered that his Stihl chainsaw was missing.
Boil water advisory issued for Cairo
CAIRO, GA (WALB) - The City of Cairo is under a boil water advisory until further notice, which is affecting the operation of local restaurants, according to Southwest Health District Environmental Health Director Justin Smith.
Reward offered in Bainbridge gun heist
BAINBRIDGE, GA (WALB) - A $15,000 reward has been posted for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) involved in the theft of 13 guns from a store in Bainbridge.
FEMA warns hurricane victims of fake contractors
DONALSONVILLE, Ga. (WDHN) —As recovery from Hurricane Michael continues, it is important to know that fraudulent contractors are on the prowl.
Dothan man arrested for beating stepson
A Dothan man was arrested Nov. 8 for allegedly beating his stepson and leaving multiple contusions on the child’s arm, shoulder, back, and buttocks.
BPS: Burn Ban Lifted in Bainbridge
PRESS RELEASEBainbridge Public Safety Fire Chief Doyle Welch has lifted the burning ban within the city limits of Bainbridge effective Tuesday, November 13th at 2:30pm. Burn Permits are required. Please call 229-248-2038 or stop by BPS Headquarters at 510 E. Louise Street. There is no charge for a
FEMA opening new rebuilding centers in southwest Georgia
Officials with FEMA said individuals who are repairing or rebuilding damaged property, have questions about flood insurance, or want to protect their property from potential loss or damage from future disasters can meet with FEMA rebuilding specialists providing tips and advice on making homes stron
State to look into hurricane relief for Georgia
“This is a very important session,” Ralston said of the reason for the called session. “I know that we have all been preoccupied with the elections that have been going on, but now that they are over, I think it’s important that we get around in a very concentrated way to helping Southwestern Georgi
Dothan tenant angered by black mold, Hurricane Michael damage left unfixed
DOTHAN, Ala.-- Dothan resident, Sandra Mills, says she's been living with black mold in her home for months as well as many other problems that she says the landlord will not fix.
Miller County High School Yearbook Staff Serves Lunch to Retired Educators
On November 8, 2018, several members of the Miller County High School Yearbook Staff honored retired educators by serving them their traditional Thanksgiving lunch. The delicious meal was prepared by Ms. Pam Mock and her staff. The Yearbook servers were Karsyn Blanchard, Baylee Tabb, Saige Yates, A
Mother Nature sends a wake-up call from Hurricane Michael
Remember the popular folk song from the '60s, “Michael Row Your Boat Ashore”? Well, just a few short weeks ago, on Oct. 10, Hurricane “Michael” slammed its boat ashore with a speed and intensity never before seen in the Big Bend. Wind speeds were measured at over 155 mph, bringing an unprecedented C
NEW DETAILS: In southwest Ga., towns and lives still damaged from Hurricane Michael
Southwest Georgia isn't just hurt after Hurricane Michael - it's changed. A month after the storm struck on Oct. 11, residents are still living in hotels and seeking help to repair homes battered by mighty oaks and pines in the pounding 115 mph winds. People are trying to move on, though many must l
Chiles teacher charged with attempt to seduce a child
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -A Chiles High School teacher has been arrested, accused of using a computer to send an obscene image of himself in an attempt to seduce a student.
One seriously injured in Thomasville shooting
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - One person is in serious condition following a late afternoon shooting Sunday in Thomasville, according to law enforcement.
Dothan man pleads to showing false document
Scotty Earl Lingo, 38, of Dothan, was arrested Jan. 3 of this year and charged with impersonating a police officer. According to police, Lingo was visiting a friend in the 2800 block of Fortner Street on Dothan Jan. 3 when a medical call was made at the residence. Once officers and EMS arrived on sc