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Warm memories in frosty Ohio

We were among the millions of travelers who took advantage of the lower gas prices and good weather to travel over Thanksgiving weekend. I think ... Read more

A great man who did great things

On my “To Do” list last week was a reminder to call former Gov. Carl Sanders and see if he had any thoughts on how ... Read more

Farewell to Bearcat football, marching band season

This football season has been an exceptional one for the Bearcats. I have seen a lot of growth in the team from the first game ... Read more

Anything can happen at the end of the college football season

It’s both a sad and exciting part of the college football season. On one side, I’m upset the season flew by at light speed—yet again. ... Read more

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Dan Ponder

Here’s to memories of Christmases past

It is only a week until Christmas. If you aren’t in the Christmas spirit by now you are running out of time. Read more

Lynn Roberts

Christmases used to be explosive

There’s no holiday like Christmas, especially for kids. Read more

Dick Yarbrough

I’ve learned that friendships are truly the gifts that keep on giving

Maybe it’s the fact that I have more days in the rearview mirror than I have ahead of me, but at this special time of ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor

I wanted to take this opportunity to tell you how fortunate we are here in Bainbridge to have great doctors such as Dr. Cochran and Dr. ... Read more

Letter to the editor

We all have dreams- health, happiness and love. We dream of a better world- where children have good homes. Southern Paws Animal Sanctuary has these ... Read more

Farewell to Bearcat football, marching band season

This football season has been an exceptional one for the Bearcats. I have seen a lot of growth in the team from the first game ... Read more

Letter to the Editor

It appears that John H. McRae (not the dentist Jon McRae) has appointed himself the education watchdog of Decatur and Dougherty Counties.   Unfortunately, Mr. ... Read more

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor,  The high school graduation rates came out last week and there was almost a 2 percent increase from 71.8 to 73.7 here in ... Read more


Editorials

Government arguments hurt everyone in the community

As the sad saga between the City of Bainbridge and Decatur County continues, the first real, tangible consequence of the series of disagreements was felt ... Read more

Trolinger’s defense should be paid for by the county

The Decatur County Board of Commissioners was presented with a very straightforward request at Tuesday’s County Commission meeting. Jami L. Lewis, an attorney for Bainbridge ... Read more

Henry House opening is good sign for future of local business

Bainbridge has something extremely special in the works with the newly renovated Henry House opening its doors soon. Six different businesses have set up shop ... Read more

Two mills is an unnecessary increase

The Bainbridge City Council is making a mistake by increasing taxes by two mills at this point in the fiscal year. If this millage rate ... Read more

Decatur County does not need to pay legal fees

Tuesday’s county commission meeting saw the board unanimously vote to pay all legal fees for three of the indicted Decatur County Sheriff’s Office deputies. The ... Read more


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