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Bainbridge, Decatur County leaders comment on service delivery agreement that could raise taxes (+ Videos)

In March 2015, The City of Bainbridge and Decatur County governments reached an agreement on service delivery after two days of court-ordered mediation at the County Courthouse. The agreement was ratified by the Bainbridge City Council by a 6-0 unanimous vote. In a separate agreement was ratified by the Decatur County Board of Commissioners by a 5-1 vote.… Read More »

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Local churches plan Holy Week and Easter events

Is your church planning an Easter-related event? Please let us know by emailing [email protected] or calling Flint Media at (229) 246-7776. Morningside Baptist Church, located on Vada Road in Bainbridge, will hold an Easter cantata on Palm Sunday, March 29. The cantata is entitled”Jesus Saves” and will be performed as part of the church’s 11 a.m. worship service.… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 4/1/2015

John 15:11 These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full. Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice. Nehemiah 8:10 For the joy of the LORD is your strength. Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,… Read More »

All-State basketball teams include Bainbridge’s Crump, other Southwest Georgia players

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has released its boys and girls All-State basketball teams, and a good number of Southwest Georgia players received the post-season honors. Bainbridge Bearcat Tyree Crump, a junior guard, made first-team All-State for Class AAAA. Stacey Masten of Cairo made Honorable Mention All-State for AAAA. He scored more than 1,700 points in four years at Cairo… Read More »

BSC students learn the importance of financial literacy

During Bainbridge State College Financial Aid Office’s “Lunch & Learn” seminar, Mendi C. Morrow, a postsecondary & default management representative with the Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC) spoke about the importance and benefits of students being financially literate. Morrow posed questions for the students and other attendees to think about in relation to their finances and higher education.… Read More »

Bainbridge, other SW GA High Schools compete at Lowndes track & field invitational

Harmon’s Viking & Vikette Invitational was held Saturday, March 28 at Lowndes County High School in Valdosta Boys Thomas County’s Juanye Smith won the 100-meter dash in a time of 11.02 seconds. He also won the 200-meter dash in a time of 22.68 seconds. Cervantes Jackson of Bainbridge won the 110 meter hurdles in a time of 15.14… Read More »

Every parent of a teen should make them watch this dashcam video of distracted drivers

The video linked to below uses cameras mounted in the vehicles of real teen drivers to show how distracted they can get using a cell phone in the car. Described as the most “comprehensive research ever conducted into crash videos of teenage drivers”, this video shows a selection of the 1,700 accidents analysed by the American Automobile Association… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 3/31

Matthew 6:33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Psalm 84:11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly. 2 Corinthians 9:8 And God is able… Read More »

Alligator Snapper Recovery in Flint is a Long Crawl, Survey Shows

More than two decades after Georgia protected alligator snapping turtles from commercial trapping, these heavyweight turtles with lightning-quick jaws are struggling to rebound in a former river stronghold. Researchers who caught and released alligator snappers on the Flint River last year recorded a catch rate only slightly higher than a similar study in 1989, according to a recent… Read More »

Spring Break weather forecast includes some rain (See Live Radar)

Your Southwest Georgia Weather Forecast: Today – A chance of thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Tonight – A 30 percent chance of showers and… Read More »

Gov. Deal instructs agencies to prepare for medical cannabis law

Gov. Nathan Deal today signed an executive order directing state agencies to begin preparations for enactment of H.B. 1, legislation that will allow the use of cannabis oil for eight medical conditions. Deal will sign the bill after the session to ensure that no conflicts arise with other pieces of legislation. “This executive order is the first step… Read More »

2015-2017 Proposed Hunting Regulations: Public Hearings Scheduled

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (3/27/2015) Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review proposed changes to hunting regulations for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 seasons and make plans to attend a scheduled public hearing. “The purpose of hunting regulations is to manage renewable wildlife resources consistent with the scientific principles of wildlife management while meeting public objectives for wise… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 3/29

Luke 12:32 Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Matthew 25:34 Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: Revelation 21:7 He that overcometh shall inherit all things;… Read More »

Despite hit advantage, the Seminole County Indians Varsity drop 4-3 game to Pelham in Game 1

Game 1 of Doubleheader on Friday The Seminole County Indians Varsity lost 4-3 in seven innings on Friday, despite outhitting Pelham eight to four. Jacob Cunningham handled Pelham’s lineup with ease, racking up six strikeouts. Cunningham allowed no earned runs on four hits and five walks over seven innings. The bottom of the first saw the Seminole County… Read More »

Thomas County Central beats Cairo, 4-1

Keyton Smith went 1-2, helping Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets Varsity to a 4-1 victory over Cairo on Friday at Home. He doubled in the first inning. Johnathan Robinson put together a nice outing. Cairo managed just two hits off of Robinson, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out five during his two innings of… Read More »