Scripture of the Day, 4/24/14

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Numbers 23:19 God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good? Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away. [...]

Deal signs bill underscoring Second Amendment rights

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News Release Gov. Nathan Deal today signed into law House Bill 60, legislation that protects law-abiding, licensed Georgia citizens’ Second Amendment rights. “For decades now I have staunchly defended our Second Amendment rights as both a legislator and as governor,” said Deal. “This legislation will protect the constitutional rights of Georgians who have gone through [...]

Mayor wants elected officials to chat

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Bainbridge Mayor Edward Reynolds talked Wednesday, April 23 about the format and goals of a meeting he has organized between Decatur County Commissioners and Bainbridge City Council members. The meeting will be held at Memorial Hospital meeting room next Tuesday evening, April 29. You can hear Mayor Reynolds’ remarks on what he hopes the meeting [...]

County commissioners: we need to work with better with city

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Decatur County Commissioner Russell Smith, who called out county officials’ digging up of Bainbridge City Manager Chris Hobby’s  utility bills as a ‘personal attack,’ also said Tuesday night he believed relations between the county and city governments were actually better than they may seem. Before commenting on the need to work together, however, Smith had [...]

Scripture of the Day, 4/23/14

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Psalm 18:2 The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Psalm 34:7,17 The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and he delivers them. 17 The righteous cry [...]

Decatur County Commissioners at their April 22, 2014 meeting

County commissioners disagree on swipe at Hobby

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At the Decatur County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, April 22, Commissioner Russell Smith used his comment time at the end of the meeting to directly ask County Attorney Brown Moseley “Who directs the county attorney to make open records requests?’ The county attorney said he acts at the direction of county commissioners; Smith [...]

Flint River as seen from Cheney Griffin Park, Bainbridge, GA on 4/22/14

Flint River near flood stage

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THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FLINT RIVER AT BAINBRIDGE (US 27). * UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON…OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED. * AT 9:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 25.1 FEET. * MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. * FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET. * FORECAST…THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR [...]

Scripture of the Day, 4/22/14

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Ephesians 2:4-5 But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, and made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions–it is by grace you have been saved. Acts 4:12 Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to [...]

Spring Creek experiencing minor flooding (pictures)

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Pictures by Jay Palmer for sowegalive.com FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 1116 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014 …THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN GEORGIA… SPRING CREEK NEAR IRON CITY (CR 16) AFFECTING DECATUR…MILLER AND SEMINOLE COUNTIES …FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS EVENING…THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE SPRING CREEK [...]

County admin discusses private EMS options

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In an interview with Sowegalive.com  on Thursday, April 17, Decatur County Administrator Gary Breedlove discussed how county commissioners are looking into possibly privatizing its Emergency Medical Service (ambulance service). The county government requested bids from private companies and the deadline to receive bids was last Friday, April 18. Decatur County commissioners have placed “EMS Options [...]

Scripture of the Day, 04/21/14

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Titus 2:11-14 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we wait for the blessed hope–the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, [...]

Decatur County Commission Agenda for 4/22/14

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Regular Meeting of The Decatur County Board of Commissioners April 22, 2014 Agenda 7:00 PM         CALL TO ORDER Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance Approval of Agenda Special Presentations:                        Public Participation                     Approve Minutes of Commissioners Meeting held April 8, 2014.                                                            OLD BUSINESS: (1) EMS Options – Status (2) Landfill Items / GEFA [...]

Flood warnings for Spring Creek and Flint River

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From the National Weather Service: …FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY MORNING … THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE SPRING CREEK NEAR IRON CITY (CR 16). * UNTIL MONDAY MORNING …OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED. * AT 10:00 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.1 FEET. * MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. * FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 [...]

Midday storm causes power outage Friday

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A storm-related power outage in Bainbridge happened shortly after noon Friday, April 18. According to Georgia Power, approximately 900 customers are affected by four separate outages. The largest outage, centered around the intersection of Evans and Monroe streets, is affecting more than 600 customers. Georgia Power had restored power to most of the affected customers [...]

Scripture of the Day, 4/18/14

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1 Timothy 2:5 For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,    Hebrews 7:25 Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.    Revelation 7:17 For the Lamb at the center of the [...]