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Parker triplets meet the challenge

Through the years the Parker triplets, children of Mitch and Vickie Parker, have been very involved in sports ... Read more | Add your comment

Decatur County participates in Bible reading marathon

On Wednesday morning, July 14, at 7:14 a.m. Decatur County ministers and citizens came together in front of ... Read more | Add your comment

A-1 Industries hires recent grad, headed to National Guard

Recent Bainbridge High School graduate, Johntavis Pearson, 18, is the first post-grad student to accept a job at ... Read more | Add your comment

One Ministry, MBC hosts youth rally

This past Thursday night, Morningside Baptist Church, with assistance from Corey McMickle with One Ministry, held the first ... Read more | Add your comment

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Congressman Bishop secures $1 million to help bring businesses to Bainbridge

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) secured $1 million for the City of Bainbridge in the Fiscal Year 2022 Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Planning Commission approves triplex downtown

Resident Mike Conder went before the Decatur Planning Commission this Tuesday afternoon, requesting conditional permission to convert a vacant office into triplex apartments. The office ... Read more | Add your comment

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Rotary Club hears about GCA Athletic Complex expansion

The Bainbridge Rotary met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the Bainbridge Country Club on Tuesday. This week’s speakers were Cile Warr, Mardi McRae and ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 10:48 am

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Bryant family opens funeral home on N. Florida Street

Ralph and Caroline Ivey started Ivey Funeral Home in 1950, and passed ownership to their son Richard “Dick” Ivey in 1985. Max Bryant began working ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 10:34 am

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New residents hold ribbon cutting for Mexican restaurant

Patricia Rodriguez and fiancé Ronnie Allen are Bainbridge’s newest residents and business owners. The couple recently opened an authentic Mexican restaurant, Cocina Soul of the ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 10:28 am

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Kids celebrate superhero week with real-life civil superheroes

Milestones Pediatrics opened up their day camp, Camp Milestones, earlier last month, being primarily targeted at children with disabilities, with a total of 80 campers ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Monday, July 19, 2021 9:10 am

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Planning Commission denies applicant’s zoning change request

The Bainbridge-Decatur County Planning Commission met Tuesday afternoon for their regularly scheduled meeting. One of the items on the agenda was resident Tereza Toole, who ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Monday, July 19, 2021 9:01 am

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Bearcat Baseball helps shape young players at camp

First thing Monday morning, the Balling with the Bearcats baseball camp began in earnest, with about 25 to 29 kids from ages 8-14 coming out ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 2:45 pm

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Young Lady Cats team plans to make big playoff run this season

The Lady Cats Softball team has a lot of new faces this year, but according to head coach Christopher Bryant, the team is scrappy and ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 2:42 pm

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s speaks to Rotary Club about event

The Bainbridge Rotary Club welcomed Alzheimer’s Association Walk Manager, Chrystal Bell, at the regularly scheduled meeting held on July 13. She shared that more than ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 2:38 pm

James Scarborough

It’s Time to Get Rid of Some Stuff

It’s amazing (and a bit disgusting) to me how things accumulate around our house. Things are brought in in small quantities then the accumulation over ... Read more

by James Scarborough, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 2:35 pm

Lynn Roberts

Grass Growing Weather

With the daily rains and the high temperatures and humidity, it looks like you could cut your grass in the cool of the morning and ... Read more

by Lynn Roberts, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 2:22 pm

Dan Ponder

Granddaddy John

Actually, I never had a Grandaddy John. However, my mother has a great friend named Bonnie, who had a stepfather named John. The children of ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 1:20 pm

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Bainbridge native wins Veteran of the Year for LA County

Originally from Bainbridge, Dr. Michael Biggles, the son of Mrs. Josephine and Mr. Willis Biggles received the “Veteran of the Year” award for the 58th ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 1:11 pm

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Education intern goes door-to-door to help families

Decatur County, along with Leon County residents may have recently gotten an unfamiliar knock at their door. Behind the knock is Jordan Meynard, an intern ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 10:55 am

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Officer recounts loss of leg on 49th anniversary of incident

On July 14, 1972, a four-car collision on US Highway 84 claimed the life of Mrs. Linda Snodgrass, and cost Bainbridge police officer John Thomas ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 10:52 am

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Yard sale planned to benefit cancer patient’s treatment costs

Roy McMillan, 52, has had a suspicious spot on his neck for almost a year. After traveling to Gainesville last month for testing, McMillan has ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Monday, July 12, 2021 9:29 am

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BPS responds to structure fire

At approximately 12:33 p.m. on July 1, Bainbridge Public Safety responded to a structure fire at the intersection of Broughton Street and Lewis Street that ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Monday, July 12, 2021 9:28 am

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Rambo celebrates 97th birthday

The year is 1924. The Roaring 20s are still roaring on, with the Great Depression and World War II still years away on the horizon. ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Monday, July 12, 2021 9:06 am

Dan Ponder

The 4th of Forever

The 4th of July is a very important date to my family for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, we celebrate the founding of ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Friday, July 9, 2021 10:33 am

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Bearcats to host baseball camp

The Bainbridge Decatur County Recreation Authority in partnership with the Bainbridge High School Bearcat Baseball Team will be hosting a Balling with the Bearcats Baseball ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 11:49 am

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Rec. Authority hosts Baseball State Tournament

The Bainbridge Decatur County Recreation Authority hosted the GRPA 10 and under Baseball State Tournament two weeks ago, from June 22 -25. Teams from Pooler, ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 11:46 am

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Decatur County Families Dig into Backpacks that promote learning at home

Schools across the nation recently concluded a school year unlike any other. In Decatur County, the focus has been on teaching and feeding their most ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 11:42 am

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Kicks Program promotes careers during Dress for Success week

Kicks after-school program and summer day camp is learning all about careers this week, as their theme is dress for success. Tuesday morning the campers ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 9:51 am

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Gilbert H. Gragg Library undergoes renovations

The Gilbert H. Gragg Library underwent many changes when the pandemic began, having to close and switch to curbside pick-up. However, their service wasn’t the ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Monday, July 5, 2021 2:03 pm

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Salvation Army partners with Health Department for COVID-19 vaccination drive

As Georgia opens back up from the pandemic and masks come off, normalcy seems to be returning. However, there is still the issue of vaccination. ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Monday, July 5, 2021 1:59 pm

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Flags line streets to remember late Capt. Justin Bedwell

Those passing by the Douglas Drive area may have recently noticed the hundreds of American flags lining the streets in preparation for Independence Day. However, ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Monday, July 5, 2021 1:57 pm