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Deputies arrest man on parole warrant and find meth-making kit in his backpack

On Friday, Oct. 2, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office went to arrest a man wanted on a parole warrant and wound up charging him with manufacturing meth. Decatur County Sheriff’s investigators and a Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole officer went to a home on Pineywoods Drive at around 11:30 a.m. Friday with the intent of arresting Luis… Read More »

Bainbridge Bearcats improve to 5-0 record; rise a spot on AJC Top 10 ranking

After defeating Americus-Sumter 38-0 on Friday night, the Bainbridge Bearcats are ranked 5th on the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Top 10 poll for Georgia Class AAAA football teams. Going into last week’s game, Bainbridge was #8 on the Georgia High School Sportswriters’ Top 10 poll. The sportswriters’ poll usually gets updated on Thursdays. Click here to read Bainbridge High school… Read More »

Country superstar Brad Paisley to perform free concert at FSU on Thursday

Country music superstar Brad Paisley will perform a free concert on the campus of Florida State University on Thursday, Oct. 8. Following Brad Paisley’s highly successful free concerts at four major universities drawing more than 65,000 fans, he and IMG today announced five additional dates to bring the Country Nation College Tour presented by Zaxby’s to IMG College… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 10/5

If you do not obey the LORD, and if you rebel against his commands, his hand will be against you, as it was against your fathers. — 1 Samuel 12:15 Devotion: Dietrich Bonhoeffer said more than 50 years ago that grace had become cheapened. I wonder what he would say today? I’m all for grace, but I’m horrified… Read More »

Reward offered after vandalism damages sports park

On Thursday night, Oct. 1, someone broke into the Concession Area of the Bill Reynolds Sports Park in Bainbridge. A cash register was damaged and a fire extinguisher was used to spray the entire area with a layer of chemicals causing destruction of property. Anyone with information about who may be responsible is asked to call Leisure Services at… Read More »

Bainbridge State College to hold active shooter drill on Oct. 9

Authorities say a 26-year-old gunman killed nine people Thursday at Umpqua (UHMP’-kwah) Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, about 180 miles south of Portland. Umpqua Community College has about 3,000 students. It may be timely then that local law enforcement officials will conduct training to respond to any similar situations, if they were to happen locally. Bainbridge State College… Read More »

Bainbridge students to gather and share at Fields of Faith event

Students from Bainbridge Middle School and Bainbridge High School will be coming together on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at Centennial Field at 6:30 to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the Ninth Annual National Fields of Faith event. This rapidly-growing, interdenominational outreach event will be held at more than 500 locations throughout the nation on this… Read More »

Bainbridge Bearcats hold steady on Top 10 football polls

The Bainbridge Bearcats are currently ranked No. 6 on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s list of the Top Ten teams in Class AAAA, and the Bearcats are at No. 8 on the Georgia Sportswriters’ Association Top 10 poll for AAAA. The Bainbridge High School varsity football team face off against the Americus-Sumter Panthers on Friday night, and both players and… Read More »

Upcoming events in Southwest Georgia

Submit your events for our Community Calendar – online and on the radio – by emailing [email protected] or bringing your event information by the Flint Media studios at 521 S. Scott Street, Bainbridge. If you are interested in maximizing promotion of your event, contact Dustin Dowdy at [email protected] Thursday, Oct. 1 – “First Thursday” event in Blakely, GA… Read More »

Lightsey, Kilgore sentenced to prison and supervised release in salmonella case

Samuel Lightsey and Frank Kilgore, the two PCA managers at Blakely, GA, who made plea deals with the government to become prosecution witnesses at trial in exchange for reduced prison time, learned their sentences on Thursday morning. According to WALB, Samuel Lightsey will serve a sentence of 36 months, or three years, in prison and will have an… Read More »

Pelham Wildlife Festival is Saturday

The Pelham Wildlife Festival is held each year on the 1st Saturday in October and this year will be held on Saturday, Oct. 3. Each year, thousands of people gather in Pelham to experience the best in local food, photography, arts and crafts, and educational vendors. The Wildlife Festival was originally named the “Gold Leaf Festival” as an… Read More »

Southern Football Report: High School Games this Friday night

We’ve got three great games lined up for this Friday night on our family of radio stations & here they are: WBGE-FM, Live 101.9 – (6) Bainbridge Bearcats at Americus-Sumter Panthers – Year four of the Jeff Littleton regime has proven to be a good one for the Bearcats as they have started the season 5-0 for the first… Read More »