First Methodist welcomes new minister

First Methodist welcomes new minister

First United Methodist Church has welcomed a new minister, Rev. Michael Brown. Although he is still getting his church office organized and “finding the light ... Read more

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Decatur Co. removes Rec. Authority member, chooses new one

The Decatur County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted for Tynese L. Jones to replace DeFrance Gurley on the Recreation Authority at a special called meeting ... Read more

  1. City gives small raise to property taxes, Bainbridge revenue to drop
  2. Transportation Funding adds $5 fee to motel, hotel bills
  3. Public Safety, city working to lower Bainbridge’s ISO rating

The Latest

County to appoint new Recreation Authority member

The Decatur County Board of Commissioners have concluded Recreation Authority appointee DeFrance Gurley is not eligible to serve because he does not fulfill the requirement ... Read more

BHS students participate in Boys State program in Gainesville

Bainbridge High School rising seniors Zachory Johnson and Jalin Murphy recently learned about how various governments operate during their June 14 through June 20 participation ... Read more

  Rotary Club celebrates the year

Rotary Club celebrates the year

It was a time to celebrate the events of Rotary 2014-15, while recognizing those who helped make them happen when Bainbridge Rotary held their annual ... Read more

Bainbridge assesses needs, opportunities at planning meeting

Bainbridge officials met with Southwest Georgia Regional Commission planner Steve O’Neil Tuesday morning to discuss various needs and opportunities within the city and how to ... Read more

  Ground breaking ceremony held for traffic light

Ground breaking ceremony held for traffic light

Tuesday, the City of Bainbridge held a ground breaking ceremony for a new traffic light that will be installed at the entrance of Bainbridge High ... Read more

  1. Decatur County prepared to follow law of the land with same-sex marriage
  2. Time to ensure your voting record is correct
  3. Gas tax to go into effect Wednesday
  4. Helicopter carries injured from three-car wreck on Highway 27
  5. BPS makes three arrests after shots-fired call Friday morning
  6. Multiple crack cocaine arrests made by BPS
  7. Bainbridge invited to First Baptist Church for patriotic celebration
  8. BSC represented at international conference
  9. Woman’s faith in people restored after unexpected help from stranger
  10. Hospital Authority chooses Barber to take Livingston’s seat
  11. Bainbridge plans for a popping Fourth of July celebration
  12. Decatur Co. Board of Commissioners votes on Rec. Authority, Hospital Authority
  13. BPS officer puts in extra effort to become GBI agent
  14. Bainbridge sees summer spike in burglaries, theft
  15. BSC offers first bachelor’s degree
  16. Humane Society shares future plans at Rotary
  17. Man charged with felony theft for stealing Chevrolet Impala
  18. Hospital Authority accepts one Decatur County commissioner
  19. Former Bainbridge High School valedictorian graduates from Harvard
  20. Resource officer proposes use of Tasers to Board of Education
  21. Fireworks and dogs do not mix well
  22. Board of Education votes for charter system


Barracudas dive into District 3 swim meet this weekend

Bainbridge Barracudas Swim Team coach Heather Battenberg spent last week preparing her team for the Saturday, July 11, Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 3 ... Read more

  11U All Star baseball team makes run in division championship

11U All Star baseball team makes run in division championship

  Bainbridge’s 11U All Star team made a stellar run in the AA Georgia Division Championship and returned home with a championship trophy after a ... Read more

7, 8-year-old softball All Stars slide in second in district tournament

    The Bainbridge Leisure Services Department’s 7-and-8-year-old girls softball All Star team finished second in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Tournament in Moultrie ... Read more

  1. Bainbridge All Star baseball team dominates district tournament
  2. McCullough YMCA camp teaches kids sound fundamental skills
  3. Braves are missing their All-Star first baseman
  4. Kids reel in fish at Wingate camp
  5. Can Spieth-mania rocket golf back into the popularity of the Tiger years?
  6. Players learn new soccer skills at Vinny Gill camp
  7. Future Bearcats Camp brings kids, coaches, players together on field

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Mind the clock, but find the right administrator

The Decatur County Board of Commissioners is in the process of hiring a new county administrator to replace former administrator Gary Breedlove, and I appreciate ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

It was almost a messy Fourth of July

I wish all my readers a very happy Independence Day.  I hope you all enjoy watching sports ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Southwest Georgia is God’s country

Often I am asked by friends outside the Southwest Georgia area what makes it so special. Recently I had an encounter that answered that question. ... Read more

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