County votes to provide legal fees to indicted officers, Griffin legal counsel paid by family

County votes to provide legal fees to indicted officers, Griffin legal counsel paid by family

Decatur County Sheriff Wiley Griffin announced Tuesday at the County Commission meeting that the legal fees for his recently indicted son Wiley Griffin, IV, would ... Read more

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Dasher still dancing at 100 years

Jack Dasher is carrying on his family’s history of longevity. On July 28 he will turn 100 years of age. Read more

  1. City looks to offset rising healthcare costs
  2. Georgia Sulfur VP speaks at Rotary Club meeting
  3. City of Bainbridge announces tax increase

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Decatur County final CRCT results similar to last year’s

Decatur County’s 2014 Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) results were comparable to last year’s results. Read more

Barineau pleas guilty for 2013 courthouse theft

Tami Barineau of Bainbridge plead guilty in Superior Court Wednesday for the theft of more than $40,000 in property tax dollars from the Decatur County ... Read more

  Maggie Bridges honored at Kirbo Center celebration

Maggie Bridges honored at Kirbo Center celebration

A limousine escorted by a flurry of police cars pulled up at the Bainbridge State College Kirbo Center Thursday and was welcomed by a crowd ... Read more

County expected to pay for indicted officers’ legal counsel

The Decatur County Board of Commissioners has come out in support of the four officers who were indicted by the Federal Grand Jury last Wednesday. Read more

Georgia has strictest student restraint, seclusion preventions

In 2004, a 13-year-old boy struggling with ADHD hanged himself after being locked in a “time-out room” at his school in Gainsville, Ga. His parents ... Read more

  1. BLT preps for ‘Beauty and the Beast’ production
  2. City Council votes in favor of farmer’s market on West Street
  3. Indictments reveal details of BikeFest incident
  4. Rotary discusses Bainbridge Marina upgrades
  5. Nine entering autos reported Monday
  6. Remembering the flood of 1994
  7. Local officers receive indictments stemming from BikeFest incident
  9. Rotary gets update on social media uses
  10. Someone Cares FREE store opening early August
  11. Kids study art history at camp
  12. Moseley returns to old contract, Breedlove’s term shortened
  13. Miss Ga. to be honored at Kirbo Center
  14. Poverty on the rise in county
  15. Harrell accepts offer for permanent position at BSC
  16. Decatur County man sentenced to 18 months in federal prison
  17. Social etiquette class in the works for Bainbridge youth this fall
  18. International High School Exchange Students looking for host families in Bainbridge area
  19. Local teen earns state archery title
  20. Bainbridge native, Troy student Horne brings childhood dream to life
  21. University of Georgia Foundation board elects new trustees
  22. Two local women paddle the Chattahoochee


Barracudas compete at state swim meet

The Bainbridge-Decatur County YMCA Barracudas swim team turned in a number of strong performances at last Friday and  Saturday’s  Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State ... Read more

Golf is in the air this time of year

This is the time of the year I want to go play golf more than anything else. The weather is absolutely gorgeous in this part ... Read more

Barracudas to face off against Marlins Saturday

The Bainbridge-Decatur County YMCA  will  host the Dual Between the States Florida versus Georgia  Swim Meet this Saturday at the YMCA pool. It will pit ... Read more

  1. The MLB All-Star game is great, but there is just one thing I disagree with
  2. Youth shine in final day of basketball camp at YMCA
  3. Butler admitted into Ga. Tech Hall of Fame
  4. A clutch soccer goal and huge home run hits are the highlights of the week
  5. McCullough coaches young players at camp
  6. Barracuda girls freestyle, medley team finishes second at district meet
  7. Murrah signs away to TCC

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Decatur County attorney’s contract raises questions on legality

Questions have arisen concerning the legality of the terms of the contract executed between the Decatur County Board of Commissioners and the county attorney, Brown ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

The sound of laughter of old friends

I can close my eyes and identify all seven women just by their laughter.  They are seven ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Why no attention on the superintendent?

Dear Editor,  With all the media attention given to our City Manager’s water bill and the County Commissioners on again off again contracts, why has ... Read more

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