News isn’t all bad

I’ll be the first to admit that the news, be it local or state or international, is full of no-good, horrible, very bad stuff. Personally, ... Read more

Some random thoughts on some random subjects

I have the greatest respect for the Georgia State Patrol. Theirs is a tough job with roughly 900 troopers available to cover a state of 59,500 ... Read more

Letter to the Editor: Thank you to my classmates

Graduating the other night was such an amazing experience. It was during graduation when I fully realized how grateful to everyone I am and that we ... Read more

The evolution of walking on water

There is no biblical context to the title of this week’s article, nor am I talking about Bear Bryant for the Alabama Football Fans who ... Read more

More Articles

  1. The joy of a grandson
  2. Lincoln’s brief words remind us what’s important this Memorial Day
  3. Is it common or extraordinary?
  4. Everyone has one of those days from time to time
  5. Thank you for your efforts to Ga.’s public school teachers
  6. Day 30 is already upon the U.S.
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Dan Ponder

It’s time to talk about the long- suffering face of democracy

It wasn’t an accident that our recent trip to Europe included countries of the former Warsaw Pact. I have long had an interest in Eastern ... Read more

Lynn Roberts

Son, are you really sure about this?

Father and son were having another lunch together, just like many other times, but this one would be different. The son would tell his father ... 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


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

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