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Decatur County to pay another employee’s attorney fees but will revise legal defense policy

At their Tuesday meeting, Decatur County commissioners voted to pay $5,000 for the legal defense of a former county employee charged with forgery in the first degree. Camilla attorney Jami Lewis had sent county commissioners an invoice for $5,000, for which she would represent former Sheriff’s Office employee Rachel Trolinger. Lewis said the $5,000 is her retainer for representing… Read More »

Deal: Schools statewide awarded $37 million technology grant

Connections for Classrooms funds will help implement digital learning, improve student achievement Gov. Nathan Deal today announced 103 local education authorities will be awarded more than $36.7 million from the Connections for Classrooms, a collaborative funding effort between the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA), the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and the One Georgia Authority (OGA) to… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 10/30

James 3:5-6 Likewise the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark.The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts the whole person, sets the whole course of his life on… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 10/28 to 10/29

The following arrests and citations, occurring between Oct. 28, 2014 and Oct. 29, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail: Andrew Diego, 168 Jean Drive, Bainbridge, probation violation (Mitchell County SO charge) Tevin Gaines, 108 Dupree St., probation violation-original charge possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, SO; Tiffany Ramer, 3751 Phil Spooner Road, Donalsonville,… Read More »

No. 2 Florida State Faces Louisville in Thursday Night Clash

The undefeated Seminoles meet the nation’s top-ranked defense TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – No. 2 Florida State travels to Louisville to face the Cardinals on Thursdaynight (7:30 p.m., ESPN) at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher said he expects the Seminoles to be prepared for the nationally-televised game following four consecutive days of practice at the… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 10/29

2 Timothy 1:12 For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day. Psalm 34:8 Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the man who… Read More »

AT&T gives donation to BSC Foundation to help students succeed

AT&T recently made a donation to the Bainbridge State College Foundation to help ensure the success of the students and their future. Courtney Brinson, AT&T Regional Director of External Affairs, said, “We are pleased to support Bainbridge State College. The programs are so worthwhile for the students and we want to help make sure that students succeed. The… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 10/23 to 10/28

The following arrests and citations, occurring between Oct. 23, 2014 and Oct. 28, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail: Thomas Harrell Brown, 27, 433, Pine St., Bainbridge, driving while license suspended/revoked; J. Walker, BPS; Anthony James Cooper, 34, 120 E. Judith Drive, Bainbridge, loitering, obstruction of an officer (misdemeanor), probation violation; K. Williams, BPS;… Read More »

Deal issues new policy for travelers from Ebola-affected countries

More aggressive monitoring procedures will help state manage risks of disease, protect citizens Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia will increase Ebola monitoring for all in-bound travelers from affected countries. “We are taking every necessary precaution to ensure that Georgia stands prepared to manage the risks associated with Ebola,” Deal said. “Because Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport is one… Read More »

Deal: Kubota to create 650 jobs in Hall County, invest $100 million

Gov. Nathan Deal has announced that Kubota Manufacturing of America (KMA), a leading global manufacturer of small tractors, RTVs and lawn mowers, will expand its headquarters in Gainesville, creating an additional 650 jobs and investing $100 million into the project over the next several years. “Kubota’s presence in Georgia continues to be one of our state’s greatest business success… Read More »

BSC faculty and staff members set out on 100 mile epic bike ride for cancer awareness

On Oct. 21, four Bainbridge State College faculty and staff members set out to complete the Second Annual Epic Century bike ride of 100 miles for cancer awareness and Relay for Life. Dr. Rodney Carr, Vice President for Student Affairs; Dr. Steven Hougland, Asst. Professor of Criminal Justice; Wes Chapman, financial aid counselor; and Ridge Harper, Director of… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 10/28

Isaiah 45:21,22 There is no God else beside me: a just God and a Saviour; there is none beside me. Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else. Acts 4:12 Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under… Read More »

Fundraisers continuing for Haire family; Brooke Haire recovering in hospital

Groups and individuals from across Georgia, North Carolina and elsewhere have raised more than $70,000 for the family of Dustin and Cristen Haire, who lost their infant daughter in a car crash and have another daughter in serious but stable condition at a Charlotte, N.C., hospital. Thousands of Facebook likes and hundreds of messages of love have been… Read More »