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Bainbridge Bearcats vs. Cartersville in semifinal showdown (Directions and Ticket Info)

The Bainbridge High School varsity football team defeated St. Pius X 18-17 on Friday night to advance to the semifinals round of the Georgia Class 4A state playoffs. Bainbridge lost a coin toss to determine the host of the semifinal game, so Cartersville High School will host the Bainbridge Bearcats next Friday night in Cartersville, Ga. Woodward Academy… Read More »

Bainbridge clubs aiming to make Christmas brighter for children

Two of our local motorcycle organizations are stepping up to help our area children have a brighter Christmas. The Honor Sentinel RC has placed toy collection boxes at several Bainbridge businesses. Please drop off new, unwrapped toys to one of these locations: Farmer’s Furniture on Shotwell Street Logue Brothers Furniture on Calhoun Street Fred’s on Shotwell Street Dollar… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 12/1

Psalm 91:1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. Psalm 61:2 From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I. Psalm 32:7 Thou art my hiding place; thou shalt… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 11/30

James 2:14,17 What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him? Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone. James 2:21,24 Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar? Ye see then… Read More »

Bainbridge alumnus Kirby Smart considered a top candidate for UGA football head coaching job

One of the candidates to become the next University of Georgia head football coach, after Mark Richt either retired or was fired over the weekend, is a former Bainbridge Bearcat and UGA Bulldog. National sports media have said Kirby Smart, currently an assistant coach with the University of Alabama, could be one of the leading candidates for the… Read More »

Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Meigs business owner robbed at gunpoint, beaten

Meigs business owner robbed at gunpoint, beaten THOMASVILLE — An owner of a Meigs store was transported to Archbold Memorial Hospital late Wednesday night after being robbed at gunpoint and beaten. The 44-year-old victim, co-owner of a store at 3051 E. Marshall St., left the store to go to her residence across the street. Later, about 11:15 p.m.,… Read More »

Bainbridge defeats St. Pius X; will play Cartersville in state football semifinals

Information Courtesy ScoreATL.com ** Note: Bainbridge lost a coin toss to determine the game site, so the Bearcats’ semifinal will be played Friday night in Cartersville. ** Class AAAA Quarterfinals Roundup Buford 49, Thomson 7 How the game was won: Xavier Gantt and Martin Mangram each scored two touchdowns in the first half as visiting Buford jumped out… Read More »

Sentencing for 3 Sheriff’s deputies set for December 29

Sentencing for the three former Decatur County Sheriff’s deputies convicted this past summer in federal court is scheduled for December 29. The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. on the morning of Dec. 29 at the federal courthouse in Albany, Ga. Originally, the sentencing hearing was scheduled for December 10. However, the attorney for Chris Kines–Kermit Dorough–filed a… Read More »

Cairo residents convicted in insurance fraud scheme

United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, Michael J. Moore, today announced the convictions on Friday of three individuals in an insurance fraud scheme in federal court in Albany, Georgia, following a three and a half week long trial. Elbert Walker, Jr. a/k/a “Shula”, of Cairo, Georgia, was convicted of conspiracy to commit arson and mail,… Read More »

Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Decatur deputies looking for suspects in Ag Pro thefts

Decatur County Deputies are looking for two men who stole from tractor businesses Decatur County deputies are now helping with the search for a couple of North Georgia burglars because they could be connected to thefts in the South Georgia area. Conyers police chased two men driving a stolen U-haul truck containing a John Deere tractor, mower, and… Read More »

UGA pecan specialist fears Georgia’s pecan crop will not meet early projections

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells fears Georgia’s pecan crop will fail to meet initial production projections by as much as 20 million pounds. Instead of the 110 to 120 million pounds projected more than a month ago at the start of the harvest season, Georgia is now expected to produce between 90 and 100… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 11/25

Acts 2:21 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved. Isaiah 1:18 Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool. 2… Read More »