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Pedestrian killed on U.S. Highway 84 in Decatur County

An Illinois man died early Thursday, Oct. 8, after he was apparently struck by a vehicle along U.S. Highway 84, about three miles west of downtown Bainbridge, according to the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Louis J. Kirsteatter Jr., 57, of Bloomington, Illinois, was found dead next to a ditch on the 2100 block… Read More »

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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 man arrested on drug charges

A Bainbridge man was arrested by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office on Monday on two drug-related charges. Tyrecous Bernard King, 38, of East River Road, Bainbridge, was arrested at his girlfriend’s house on the 900 block of Albany Road in Bainbridge at about 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon. Decatur County Sheriff’s deputies made contact with King after receiving complaints… Read More »

Job listings: USDA program technician, Bainbridge Public Safety officer

what job title, keywords where city, state, zip Program technician – U.S. Department of Agriculture – Decatur County FSA office The Decatur County FSA Office is seeking an individual for a permanent Program Technician position. The individual needs to be highly motivated with good communication and computer skills. This position is for office assistance to help administer federal… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 10/8

Romans 8:35,37 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us. Luke 12:4-5 And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body,… Read More »

Decatur County just received a power upgrade

Drivers going between Bainbridge and Climax on U.S. Highway 84 may have recently noticed the installation of some new utility lines near what is known as Curry Hill. Georgia Transmission Corporation, which is not affiliated with Georgia Power, recently constructed a set of new transmission lines that cross over U.S. Highway 84 and run for several miles along… Read More »

Seminole County Lady Indians win first two games of region tournament

The Lady Indians top Berrien in back-and-forth affair, 8-7 Seminole County varsity softball player Hannah Buczek brought home the winning run as the Lady Indians hung on to beat Fitzgerald 5-3 on Tuesday. In the sixth inning, Jasmine Wilson singled, Buczek doubled, plating Wilson. The Lady Indians would not relinquish the lead as Fitzgerald was unable to weather… Read More »

Bainbridge Lady Bearcats softball team comes up short in region tournament

Bainbridge Bearcat Softball surrenders sixth inning lead to Thomas County Central in 11-6 defeat Thomas County Central took the lead in the sixth inning, and the Bainbridge Lady Bearcats was unable to muster a comeback, losing 11-6 in seven innings on Tuesday. Taylor Swanner racked up two RBIs on one hit for Bainbridge. She tripled in the sixth… Read More »

Bainbridge’s Jerry Carter attends training for law enforcement directors

Bainbridge Public Safety Director Jerry Carter attended the Chief Executive Training Class for newly appointed chiefs of police and heads of law enforcement agencies at the Dr. Curtis E. McClung Training Center in Duluth, GA., from September 21st through September 30th. The 60-hour course, administered and provided by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP), is required… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 10/7

Luke 14:13-14 But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: And thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense thee: for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just. Matthew 25:34-36,40 Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit… Read More »

Around Our Area: Valdosta airport back open Tuesday after suspicious package found

From WCTV: The ‘all clear’ has been given after authorities responded to a call of a suspicious package at the Valdosta Regional Airport Tuesday morning. According to Valdosta Police Department Captain Bobbi McGraw, there was nothing in the cooker and foul play is not suspected at this time. Authorities responded to the suspicious package call around 11 a.m.… Read More »

Cairo convenience store robbed Monday evening

A convenience store in Grady County was robbed Monday evening and investigators are seeking the public’s help in finding the culprits. At 7:23 p.m. Monday, three well-covered black males wearing gloves entered the Quick Buys Store at 4539 U.S. 84 East in Pine Park. One of the men was carrying a black semi-automatic handgun. “They took the clerk… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 10/6

Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. — Romans 5:1-2 Thoughts on Today’s Verse…. Peace is more than the mercurial,… 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 »