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Decatur County Prison inmate charged with distributing meth

An inmate at the Decatur County Prison has been charged with allegedly hiding meth on his person and bringing it back into the prison, according to the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office. James Jason Wojciechowski, 44, of Lagrange, Ga., was arrested Wednesday and charged with possession of methamphetamines with intent to distribute. Wojciechowski had been assigned to a roadside… Read More »

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Police: burglar spooked by homeowner; wanted man arrested; woman charged after running over men with car

A homeowner interrupted a burglary in progress on Tuesday afternoon in a neighborhood off Vada Road in Bainbridge, according to police. A resident of Cumberland Court returned home and discovered his back door cracked, a busted out window where the suspect had apparently entered the home, said Major Robert Humphrey, chief investigator with Bainbridge Public Safety. Additionally, a… Read More »

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Prisoner escapes work detail, captured after brief car chase

A Decatur County Prison inmate has been captured in Bainbridge after escaping from a work detail just after noon on Thursday, Jan. 22. According to Warden Elijah McCoy, Daniel Lozano, 22, of Attapuglus, Ga., was picking up litter with other inmates off Mills Road, north of Bainbridge off Georgia 97 North. Lozano picked up a beer bottle in a… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 1/28 to 1/29

The following arrests and citations, occurring between Jan. 28, 2014 and Jan. 29, 2015, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail: William Stacy Bryan, 41, 190 N. Hodges St., Brinson, failure to appear-original charge driving while license suspended; R. Hughes, SO; Tony Lamar Byrd, 43, 519 E. Green St., Bainbridge, aggravated child molestation (two counts), enticing… Read More »

Grace Christian Academy to host Southwest Georgia Academy for Homecoming

The Grace Christian Academy Cougars of Bainbridge, Ga., will host Southwest Georgia Academy of Damascus for Grace Christian’s Homecoming game on Friday, Jan. 30. All of the basketball games will be held at Grace Christian’s Perry Memorial Gymnasium on Lake Douglas Road. Junior varsity games begin at 4 p.m. and will be followed by the varsity girls game… Read More »

AAA: Georgia gas prices fall under $2 per gallon

TAMPA, Fla. (January 25, 2015) – The average price for gasoline in Georgia fell below $2 a gallon last week for the first time since May 2009. Georgia became the 29th state to slip below the $2 threshold on Friday. Florida’s average price was 8 cents above $2 on Sunday, but should drop below $2 within the next… Read More »

Staff Reports

Flint Media High School Baseball Broadcast Schedule

High School baseball season is just around the corner & Flint Media will provide a season full of great games on our family of stations. Kaleb Whitaker will be on the call for all of the Miller County Pirate baseball games on WGMK-FM, Rockin 106.3 and Keith Lyle along with Jason Andrews will provide the commentary for the… Read More »

Jessica Harrell named Bainbridge State’s “One Matters” reward recipient for January

Bainbridge State College is pleased to announce the “One Matters” reward recipient for January. On January 26, Jessica Harrell, the Health Science and Professional Studies Success and Retention Specialist, was named the “One Matters” reward recipient. She was nominated by her colleague, Kathy Marshall, who has observed Harrell’s dedication and support to BSC and its students even through… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 1/29

Proverbs 15:3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. Proverbs 5:21 For a man’s ways are in full view of the LORD, and he examines all his paths. Luke 16:15 He said to them, “You are the ones who justify yourselves in the eyes of men, but God knows your… Read More »

Bainbridge Soup Kitchen celebrates second anniversary of serving community

The Bainbridge Soup Kitchen, a ministry of Bainbridge Church of God on Independent Street, recently celebrated its second anniversary of providing free weekly meals to those in need. The Soup Kitchen is open from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday nights at the Bainbridge Church of God’s multipurpose building. In January, the kitchen marked its 100th consecutive… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 1/27 to 1/28

The following arrests and citations, occurring between Jan. 27, 2014 and Jan. 28, 2015, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail: Kimberly Fields Beckford, 42, 6246 Jumping Gully Road, Valdosta, Ga., forgery (third degree)(felony); D. Cutchins, BPS; Johnny Henry Jones, 39, 1311 Second St., Bainbridge, contempt of court-child support; P. Trolinger, SO; Jerome Tanner Jones,… Read More »

Decatur County lifts ban on City of Bainbridge using county landfill

Decatur County commissioners made a peace offering of sorts to City of Bainbridge officials on Tuesday night when they unanimously voted to lift the ban on Bainbridge municipal garbage going to the Decatur County Landfill. Back in April 2014, when the City of Bainbridge decided to start sending its garbage to a landfill in Campbellton, Fla., instead of… Read More »

Biopolymer Manufacturer MHG Appoints Director of Materials Technology

MHG, the holding company for innovative biopolymer entities Meredian Inc. and DaniMer Scientific, are pleased to announce that Michael N. Mang has joined the company and will be taking on the role of Director of Materials Technology. Mang joins the team with more than twenty eight years of experience in the polymer industry, including developing commercial scale processes… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 1/28

Matthew 6:34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. Isaiah 40:29 He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 1/23 to 1/27

The following arrests and citations, occurring between Jan. 23, 2014 and Jan. 27, 2015, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail: Ronald Dewayne Taylor, 44, 3606 Seminole Ave. Apt. B-103, Fort Myers, Fla., probation violation-original charge theft by taking, probation violation-original charge possession of cocaine, SO; Renaldo Maundrel Walker, 30, 1560 Summer Hill Road Lot… Read More »

Lake Seminole Fishing Report for January 27, 2015

The bass are starting to get grouped up in schools all over Lake Seminole as they are getting ready to get into their prespawn mode. With all the grass on the lake dying back, it’s hard to beat a lipless crank bait or a suspended jerk bait. Use your Lowrance Down Scan to find submerged grass flats. A… Read More »

Jones-Wheat and West Bainbridge elementary students can sign up for telehealth clinics

Memorial Health Care is ready to begin enrollment for the Decatur County Telehealth program. The Telehealth program is for children that attend Jones Wheat or West Bainbridge Elementary in Decatur County.  If any parents are interested in enrolling their children to participate in the Decatur County Telehealth program, they should attend one of the sessions shown on the… Read More »

Sowegalive Film Review: Boyhood

Usually film reviews are reserved for movies that have recently been released into theaters but since its Oscar season, I decided to break that code with Boyhood. Directed by visionary director Richard Linklater, Boyhood is the story of a young man who grew from a child into adulthood and how he dealt with the usual things that most… Read More »