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Businesses, vehicles damaged by gun fire on Monday night

Several businesses and vehicles were damaged by gun shots on Monday night in Bainbridge. Glass windows or doors were shot out at Jagged Edge Salon at 320 East Water Street, the Meat House at 100 East Louise Street, the Zip Trip at 1006 East River Road, and The Bean Cafe at 101 East Water Street. Alarms went off… Read More »

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Mobile home auction planned in Decatur County to collect past due taxes

The Decatur County Tax Commissioner’s Office is planning to hold the county’s first-ever mobile home auction, to take care of approximately $160,000 worth of delinquent property tax owed on mobile homes. The mobile home tax sale is scheduled for June 2, 2015. Tax Commissioner Don Belcher said his office has sent out a letter notifying people and companies… Read More »

News from Around Southwest Georgia: Valdosta baseball player dies after accident during game

Valdosta baseball player dies after being hit by a baseball during Wednesday game (Valdosta Daily Times) VALDOSTA — Valdosta High freshman baseball player Colton Shaw passed away Thursday afternoon following a freak accident Wednesday night. Shaw, who was struck in the head by an errant throw in between innings of the Wildcats’ junior varsity game in Moultrie, was… Read More »

Recent Georgia DNR law enforcement reports, March 1-14

Recent Activity by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources – Law Enforcement Division This report is a broad sampling of events that have taken place in the past month, but does not include all actions taken by the Law Enforcement Division. For additional news and updates, “Like” the LE Division’s Facebook page. Region V- Albany (Southwest) None reported… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 3/26

Matthew 25:34-36 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: For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:… Read More »

Are Decatur County taxes set to go way up?

View image | gettyimages.com Will Decatur County property taxes see a sharp increase? Decatur County government officials are currently debating whether or not the county’s millage rate, which affects property tax, will have to be raised significantly to meet the county’s obligations in an agreement recently made with the City of Bainbridge. There are several parts of the… Read More »

Weekend weather to be cooler after rain (Forecast + Radar)

Southwest Georgia Weather Forecast: Thursday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Light south wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Thursday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am,… Read More »

Have you seen this car? It was stolen from a doctor’s office in Bainbridge

UPDATE: The stolen Buick was recovered this afternoon in the Bainbridge area. If anyone has information about who took the vehicle from Bainbridge Medical Associates on Miluli Avenue this morning, please contact Bainbridge Public Safety at 229-248-2038. BOLO:  This morning around 11:30 AM a 2011 Buick LaCrosse was taken from Bainbridge Medical Associates located at 1518 Miluli Avenue… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 3/25

Hebrews 13:6 So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?” Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” Psalm 27:10 When my… Read More »

Prison guards tell Decatur County Commissioners, ‘don’t shut us down’

A large group of Decatur County Correctional Institute guards showed up to county commissioners’ meeting on Tuesday night, to question why they were the target of scrutiny following an agreement between the county government and the City of Bainbridge. According to county officials, DCCI had an annual operating loss of approximately $2.1 million last year (revenue – expenses).… Read More »

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 »

Bainbridge High School varsity soccer squads pick up region wins (With Videos)

The Bainbridge High School varsity soccer teams travelled to Americus Friday night and both came back with well earned region victories over the Americus-Sumter girls’ and boys’ teams. The Lady Bear Cats prevailed 2-0, while the Bearcats won 6-2 in a fast paced contest. In the girls game Bainbridge quickly took an early lead at 1-0, by scoring… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 3/24

Hebrews 10:23-25 Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised) And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see… Read More »

Bainbridge Manufacturing – what’s the deal?

Bainbridge Manufacturing, which will make air conditioning parts for automobiles and other industries, was welcomed to Bainbridge by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal in November 2013. The company was originally slated to get started in 2014 but is still in pre-production. That delay has caused some anxiety among local leaders, who are anticipating Bainbridge Manufacturing’s impact on the local… Read More »