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Students hear from recruiters at Probe College Fair

Bainbridge High School Juniors and Seniors had the opportunity to hear from multiple different college recruiters on Tuesday ... Read more | Add your comment

The Remnant Group holds ribbon cutting

Members of the Bainbridge Chamber of Commerce gathered at 113 S Broad St this past Friday for the ... Read more | Add your comment

Pageant crowns Miss Decatur County, raises money for benefit

On September 26, the Miss Decatur County Pageant was held at the Kirbo Center, where contestants used the ... Read more | Add your comment

Bo the elephant calls Attapulgus sanctuary home

Thursday afternoon was a huge day for Elephant Refuge North America and Elephant Aid International founder Carol Buckley, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Local elementary school student drowns in Gulf of Mexico

On Saturday, September 18, the Bay County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for a drowning swimmer on Front Beach Road in Panama City Beach, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jill Holloway.

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Officers see rise in entering auto cases

Over the past few weeks, Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office has seen an increase in entering auto cases, specifically cases involving ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jill Holloway.

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Alzheimer’s Association invites Bainbridge residents to join walk on Oct. 23

The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Bainbridge area residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:47 am

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Rotary Club hears update from the Bainbridge YMCA

Members of the Bainbridge Rotary Club met at the Bainbridge Country Club Tuesday for their regularly scheduled meeting, with the Kim Mills and Suzanne Brandt ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:39 am

James Scarborough

What a Weekend!

After a lot of thought, I recently came to the conclusion that, after many years of service, it was time for me to retire from ... Read more

by James Scarborough, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:33 am

Lynn Roberts

I Called Him Coach

He was born David Clark Mosely, but say the name “Butch” and everybody knew who you were talking about. It was different for me, though. ... Read more

by Lynn Roberts, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:04 am

Dan Ponder

The Best Hamburger in the World

I could profess to have some credibility in this area. My brother, Ernest, and I built, owned, and operated 38 Hardee’s Restaurants. Many might say ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:01 am

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Annual Blessing of the Animals held on St. John’s on Saturday

Several furry four-legged (or in one case, three-legged) best friends gathered with their human owners at St. John’s Episcopal Church on Saturday morning for a ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 9:14 am

Arts

Kenneth Reshard exhibition draws crowd

The Firehouse Arts Center was bustling this past Thursday evening as a crowd had gathered for the gallery’s latest exhibition. Guests chatted, ate hors d’oeuvres ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 9:02 am

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City awarded $750,000 through CDBG

The City of Bainbridge was recently awarded a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, designated for street and ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:59 am

Sports

Local XC teams have big showing at TCMS and Westover Invitationals

This past weekend, the Grace Christian Academy and Bainbridge Bearcat cross country teams traveled to the Westover Invitational in Albany after Bainbridge Middle School and ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Monday, October 11, 2021 4:21 pm

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Lady Cats Softball team gets nail biter win over Thomasville

The Lady Cats Softball team took on the Thomasville Lady Bulldogs for senior night on Wednesday, where they won 10-7. They then headed off to ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Monday, October 11, 2021 4:17 pm

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Rotary Club hears from National Civil War Naval Museum

The Bainbridge Rotary Club met at the Bainbridge Country Club for their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday. The speaker of the day was Holly Wait, executive ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Monday, October 11, 2021 9:12 am

Lynn Roberts

Double Standard

It wasn’t long ago when the work of Boards of Education was never scrutinized. The people who served on the boards might have even desired ... Read more

by Lynn Roberts, Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:25 am

Dan Ponder

The road to nowhere

The hot mineral springs were discovered when the Sealy brothers were drilling for oil in the 1920’s just below Cottonwood, Alabama, my boyhood home. They ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:23 am

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Life Chain prays for unborn during annual prayer meeting

Sunday afternoon, passers-by could see a group of individuals on Tallahassee Highway peacefully and publicly advocating for the life of the unborn. Known as the ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:05 am

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Gov. Kemp, Ag Comm. Gary Black supports local New Foundations Program

Governor Brian Kemp and Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black spoke in support of New Foundations Family Services, Inc (NFI) Southwest Georgia Men’s Transition program during ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:00 am

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Bearcats beat region rival Cairo

The Bearcats headed to rival territory on Friday night, where they took on the Cairo Syrupmakers in the first region game of the season. After ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Monday, October 4, 2021 9:49 am

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GFC makes changes to burn permits

Tuesday evening saw the Decatur County Commissioners gather for their second meeting of the month. Bryan Cottles with the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) delivered the ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Monday, October 4, 2021 9:43 am

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GCA, BHS Boys bring home 1st at Invitational

This past weekend, the Bainbridge Bearcat and Grace Christian Academy cross country teams headed to Tifton to participate in the Tift Invitational. The Invitational started ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 2:08 pm

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Local runner Harold Allen finishes 100-mile race in Miami

Bainbridge runner Harold Allen added another run under his belt this past weekend, claiming first in the Miami 100 Ultra Marathon. The run began first ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 2:06 pm

Sports

COUGARS CLIP EAGLES’ WINGS, LEAVE THEM SCORELESS

The Grace Christian Academy Cougars had another shutout victory on Friday night, defeating Sherwood Christian Academy 54-0. Highlights of the evening’s offense included junior Jayfus ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 1:59 pm

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Sprint on the Flint Triathlon sees local competitors

Over the weekend, the City of Bainbridge, in conjunction with the Bainbridge Decatur County Recreation Authority and the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, held the 5th ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 1:56 pm

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Rotary Club hears about hat making from Eldrick Jacobs

The Bainbridge Rotary met on Tuesday for their regularly scheduled meeting. The guest speaker for the day was Eldrick Jacobs, owner of the Flint & ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 1:52 pm

James Scarborough

Dependable 100% of the Time

I recall many years ago when I often used one of my granddaddy’s tractors to do my garden work. It was an old rusty M ... Read more

by James Scarborough, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 1:49 pm

Lynn Roberts

When Whoppers Become Lies

I think everybody enjoys a good whopper and I’m not talking about a hamburger. I’m talking about those tales, stories, and probably lies. A whopper ... Read more

by Lynn Roberts, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 1:04 pm

Dan Ponder

Row, row, row your boat

I always put a note card and a pen in my shirt pocket when I head to church. I might jot down the name of ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 1:01 pm