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State of Georgia reads the Bible

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

Jackson Wheeler presented with BHS Bill Sibley Golf Scholarship at Country Club

Recent Bainbridge High School graduate, Jackson Wheeler received the annual Bill Sibley Golf Scholarship on Wednesday at the ... Read more | Add your comment

Stylists open Salon 3084 downtown

Hairstylists Kym Moore and Lindsay Unfriecht have been friends for years; they have worked and trained together, and ... Read more | Add your comment

Feetures Shoetique holds grand opening

It has been a long and winding path, but Bainbridge native, Angelica Turner finally turned her dreams into ... Read more | Add your comment

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DCSO conducts large drug sting

Decatur County Sheriff’s Office investigators conducted a sting operation on Monday night upon hearing about a possible inmate contraband drop. Read more | Add your comment

by Jill Holloway.

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DCSO arrests four after convenience store scuffle

Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Justin Kelly was working a case at Bishop’s Travel Center on Thursday when he apprehended two wanted men. Both men ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jill Holloway.

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Sheriff’s Office arrests one for meth

On Thursday, July 9, Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Austin Spence, arrested Kevin Luloff for two counts of a drug violation. Read more

by Jill Holloway, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:54 pm

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Salvation Army teams up with USDA to give away milk

Every Tuesday morning beginning at 9 a.m., the local Salvation Army is giving away free milk by the gallons to any resident of Decatur or ... Read more

by Carolyn Iamon, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:50 pm

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Strickland awarded Georgia Foundation for Agriculture Scholarship

Decatur County Farm Bureau member Taylor Strickland has been selected to receive a scholarship from the Georgia Foundation for Agriculture. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:42 pm

Dan Ponder

See Spot Run

I stood on the front steps with my cousin Martha.  Read more

by Dan Ponder, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:39 pm

Lynn Roberts

A Summer Delight

Our grocery stores have access to fruits and vegetables the year round now, but the taste and quality is sometimes “hit or miss.” Read more

by Lynn Roberts, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:38 pm

James Scarborough

Reshaped on the Potter’s Wheel

Years ago we had a cat that unwisely decided it wanted to dart into the house every time the door opened. Read more

by James Scarborough, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:37 pm

News

Woman arrested for crossing guard lines with drugs

Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Vincent Edmond arrested Shyteria Smart on Tuesday, July 7, after she crossed guard lines with drugs. Read more

by Jill Holloway, Friday, July 10, 2020 3:21 pm

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BPS, GBI investigates Wednesday night homicide on College Street

On Wednesday, July 8th at 11:25pm, Bainbridge Public Safety officers were dispatched to a residence at 420 East College Street in reference to shots fired. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 10, 2020 3:20 pm

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The Post- Searchlight brings home three awards from GPA Ceremony

The Post- Searchlight recently attended a virtual awards ceremony for the Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, where it won first place in specialty sections ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 10, 2020 3:14 pm

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Bainbridge native retires after 20 years of service in U.S. Army

Lieutenant Colonel David “Buck” Sarrette, an honor graduate from the Bainbridge High School Class of 1996, retired from the United States Army recently after 20 ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Friday, July 10, 2020 3:11 pm

Opinion

It feels good to be back

Approximately two years ago I began working at the Morningside Baptist Church nursery after completing my 24 hours in Bainbridge story on their preschool. Read more

by Jill Holloway, Friday, July 10, 2020 3:08 pm

Dick Yarbrough

Talking political correctness with a bottle of syrup

The scene: A grocery store aisle, one-way, 6 feet from another human being, masked and looking for any available paper products since toilet tissue seems ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, July 10, 2020 3:06 pm

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Harvest House of Hope prepares for Friday Golf Tournament

Crooked Oak Golf Club in Colquitt will be the scene of the Harvest House of Hope Annual Golf Tournament this Friday, July 10. Read more

by Carolyn Iamon, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:37 am

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Mobile delivery, errand service opens up amidst COVID-19

COVID-19 brought about a new uncertainty in everyone. Read more

by Jill Holloway, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:38 pm

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Puppy Purr-fections to host charity dog wash, benefit Humane Society

Puppy Purr-fections Mobile Grooming , with its famous red pet grooming spa, will be at the Bainbridge Humane Society on Saturday, July 25 from 9 ... Read more

by Carolyn Iamon, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:34 pm

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BPS captures, arrests Leon County homicide suspect

Bainbridge Public Safety officers were dispatched on Thursday, July 2, at approximately 4:32 p.m. in reference to shots fired at Sims Street Apartments. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:32 pm

James Scarborough

Removing a Stubborn Stump

Several years ago I cut down a tree in our yard. Read more

by James Scarborough, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:36 pm

Opinion

Eating seasonally while on a beach vacation

July is here, and I’m hoping this month won’t come with any additional surprises other than fireworks and food recipes. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:32 pm

News

City Fireworks Show was a success

As some communities cancelled Fourth of July fireworks, the City of Bainbridge proceeded with a different version this year— a drive in event, where people ... Read more

by Carolyn Iamon, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:30 pm

Dan Ponder

Designated Survivor

Like many of you, my wife, mother, and I seek different television series to help pass this time of isolation. Read more

by Dan Ponder, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:27 pm

Lynn Roberts

Another Virus

No, I’m not going to introduce you to another physical virus that threatens our great land. Read more

by Lynn Roberts, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:25 pm

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Humane Society receives Rachael Ray Save Them All COVID-19 Relief Grant from Best Friends Animal Society to help save pets

Bainbridge Decatur County Humane Society is pleased to have received a Rachael Ray Save Them All COVID-19 Relief Grant from Best Friends Animal Society to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:22 pm

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Sheriff’s Office arrests one in connection to contraband drop

Decatur County Sheriff’s Office arrested Lynn Bryan, also known as, Daisy Holley, on Thursday, July 2, after she allegedly left contraband for inmates at the ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:21 pm

Dan Ponder

Behind Every Mask

I walked back to my truck twice today. Read more

by Dan Ponder, Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:05 pm

Dick Yarbrough

Some random thoughts on some unsettling times

If you are still watching television news (I rarely do these days), you will notice that the protests across the country seem to be as ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:04 pm