Opinion

The defending champion is out of the picture, who will take his place?

I always love when a monkey wrench gets thrown into the mix. Pro golfer Rory McIlroy posted a photo on Instagram Monday morning of himself on ... Read more

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 and fireworks displays and eating a lot of good ... Read more

Thanks to all who made the red light happen

Although the contingent of attendees got a little wet from a sudden rainstorm, last Tuesday was a good day at the groundbreaking of the new ... Read more

Family time is a time I look forward to

Each summer my two daughters and I get together for a week of “just us girls.” It is always a pleasure to spend special time ... Read more

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Dan Ponder

We are all just the same

What do you discover when you immerse yourself in a culture you don’t understand that has a currency you can’t count, a language you can’t ... Read more

Lynn Roberts

Homemade caviar (pimento cheese)

I love pimento cheese sandwiches. Let me say that a little differently. I love “homemade” pimento cheese sandwiches. Read more

Dick Yarbrough

Gov. Deal’s communications director ready to try it on his own

Unless you are one of the intrepid public servants we keep sending back to the Gold Dome to get you out of our hair, or ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

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

Letter to the Editor

On July 1, 2015, our beloved best friend and family member went missing from our home on Newton Road by old Steadhams store. His name ... Read more


Editorials

Should the school day start later?

Much is being made in the news lately claiming a study has determined that middle and high school students need more sleep, and if the ... Read more

Enough is enough

Two dead -- no three. Seven injured. Wait, nine injured. Read more

Recreation Authority has its work cut out for it

The newly created Bainbridge-Decatur County Recreation Authority has quite the task to complete over the coming months. The Authority, which has three members appointed by ... Read more

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

Stand strong, Charleston

The congregation at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, welcomed a 21-year-old kid with open arms Wednesday evening. Read more