Opinion

There has to be an easier way

I don’t even know where to begin to write about my recent experience in getting Medicare supplementary health insurance to begin Jan.1, 2016. Ever since I ... Read more

The time, it is a-changing

With all due respect to Bob Dylan (The Times They are A Changin’), don’t forget to set your clocks or sundials back this Sunday morning ... Read more

A childhood piece that can’t be lost

This past week, Mary Lou and I continued to work toward a bucket list goal of attending a football game at every SEC stadium.   ... Read more

Thinking about ‘taking the cake’

You’ve probably heard the saying, “Well, that takes the cake.” It means that something or someone is either outrageous or outstanding and above all the ... Read more

More Articles

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  4. What an unexpected turnaround it’s been for the Atlanta Falcons
  5. ‘Trump’ the word, not the person
  6. The games of our youth
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Dan Ponder

Exploring the ancient wonders of China turned out to be a success

Following up on last week’s article written while in China, I want to give a brief summary of the remainder of the trip. By the ... Read more

Lynn Roberts

When will be stop opening all these cans of worms?

Most everyone knows what it means to “open a can of worms.” It means that sometimes we do something that is seemingly innocent. Read more

Dick Yarbrough

State senator defends religious freedom legislative efforts

A couple of weeks ago, I was highly critical of the efforts of proponents of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and particularly of State Sen. ... 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


Editorials

Special Olympics will put the biggest smile on your face

I had the privilege to cover the Special Olympics Track and Field event Friday morning at the Bainbridge High School gymnasium, and everybody there had ... Read more

This election year will bring changes to our county

While it may be a bit of cliché to say that this upcoming election year is vitally important, both nationally and locally, it is—well, vitally ... 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