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Election poll

If the general election for president were being held this week who would you vote for? Trump Cruz Rubio Bush Christie Kasich Fiorina Carson Clinton ... Read more

Reflecting on the Super Bowl

As I prepare to watch Sunday’s 50th annual Super Bowl game between the American Football Conference champion Denver Broncos and the National Football Conference champion ... Read more

The future looks bright

As a news writer for The Post Searchlight for the past 12-1/2 years, I have covered many fundraising events and art exhibits held at The ... Read more

National Signing Day is coming, and it always comes with some wacky stories

The wackiest “holiday” of the year is only a week away. National Signing Day, 2016 edition takes place on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Read more

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  4. Looking back on 2015 and getting ready for 2016
  5. Thoughts on concussions and football
  6. Letters to Santa Claus
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Dan Ponder

Remembering our first century of news

This week we get to celebrate a most unusual achievement. The Donalsonville News is 100 hundred years old. Read more

Lynn Roberts

Geritol wins Super Bowl 50

Usually the Super Bowl is on during a time on Sunday when I am at church. I get to see some of it; maybe the ... Read more

Dick Yarbrough

The return of corn-fried shrimp is welcomed news

Perhaps this renewed love affair doesn’t quite rise to the level of Humphrey Bogart’s Rick finding Ingrid Bergman’s Ilsa in “Casablanca” (“Of all the gin ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor in reference in the plane crash in Decatur County

Recently, a Twin Engine Aircraft crashed on my property in Decatur County. The aircraft was based out of Lakeland, Florida, and both the pilot and ... Read more

Letters to the editor: Public responds to church membership letter

To Whom It May Concern, This letter is written as a statement of identification and clarity due to recent letters written and publications regarding Church ... Read more

Letter to the Editor

My beloved hometown of Bainbridge, Georgia, made the news in a shameful manner under the deadline article, “Old Woman Booted From The Church Over Unpaid ... Read more

Do you know how to ask?

August is a month filled with birthdays for us:  Madeline turns seven, Addyson five, and Mallory twelve.  Time mysteriously and rapidly disappears before our very ... Read more

Letter to the Editor

This weekend I noticed a website that had an article, “These Are The 10 Worst Places To Live in Georgia”, by Nick Johnson of “RoadSnacks”. ... Read more


BSC continues to impact the community

Bainbridge State College officially opened its new Hawthorn Health Sciences Center on Wednesday. Read more

Two tournaments in one weekend is two big thumbs up

It’s a good thing that Hampton Inn on Tallahassee Highway opened last week. Read more

Editorial: Refreshing to see city, county trying to agree

It’s no secret that the City of Bainbridge and Decatur County have had their problems and disagreements over the years, especially the past two years ... Read more

Editorial: BOE should eliminate work sessions before meetings

On the third Thursday of every month, the Decatur County Board of Education meets. The group’s boardroom is in the Decatur County Support Center in ... Read more

Letter to the Editor

There are times when leaders are called upon to make decisions for the good of the citizens and communities they serve. Read more