Decatur County to replace million-mile semi truck used by road department

Decatur County Commissioners recently approved buying a used semi-trailer truck to replace one belonging to the county’s Public Works Department that has more than a million miles of use. Up until last week, Decatur County Public Works had two semi-trailer trucks at is disposal: a MAC truck with 733,000 miles and a GMC truck with more than a… Read More »

Bainbridge City Council to meet Tuesday

The Bainbridge City Council will meet Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in its chambers at City Hall, 101 S. Broad Street, with the following agenda: I. INVOCATION and PLEDGE TO THE FLAG II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF REGULAR SESSION – September 16, 2014 III. RECOGNIZE VISITORS AND DELEGATIONS IV. PRESENTATION OF PROCLAMATION – Purple Heart City… Read More »

Two FSU players among ACC’s football players of the week

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – Pitt leads the way with three student-athletes honored as Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week. Two student-athletes from Florida State, North Carolina and Syracuse were recognized.   Pitt’s strong play on defense and special teams in last Thursday night’s 21-16 Coastal Division win over Virginia Tech was reflected in the selections for… Read More »

Kari Byron brings science fun, TV tales to Kirbo Center audience

Kari Byron, former host of Mythbusters and host of Head Rush, blasted her way into Bainbridge State College on Thursday evening. Byron surprised guests by appearing during the science experiment demonstrations conducted by BSC Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Eric Dueno and a team of his students. She participated by being Dueno’s assistant for one of his explosion experiments,… Read More »

Bainbridge State recognizes Alcohol Awareness Week

This past week at Bainbridge State College was recognized as “Alcohol Awareness Week.” It was a week set aside to teach students the dangers involved with alcohol. Throughout the week, activities and programs were scheduled for all students to participate. On Monday, students were given the opportunity to experience the “Save-A-Life” Simulator, which gave them the feeling of… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 10/20

Isaiah 40:31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. No related posts.

Southwest Georgia Football Scoreboard for Oct. 17, 2014

Live streaming audio of Bainbridge vs. Dougherty on Live 101.9 FM Listen live to the Q 92.3 FM Game of the Week – Early County vs. Pelham Listen live to Rockin’ 106.3 FM Game of the Week – Stewart County vs. Seminole County No related posts.

Scripture of the Day, 10/17

Romans 8:31 What, then, shall we say in response to this? If God is for us, who can be against us? Daniel 3:17 If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to save us from it, and he will rescue us from your hand, O king. 1 John 4:4 You, dear children,… Read More »

Nominations being accepted for Chamber of Commerce’s youth leadership program

The Bainbridge-Decatur County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2015 Raymond Miles Youth Leadership Class. Following the University of Georgia J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership curriculum, participants will be exposed to materials designed to enhance leadership skills and develop community awareness. The prestigious program spans a period of twelve weeks beginning in January 2015 and concluding… Read More »

Fundraisers planned for former Bainbridge residents involved in bad North Carolina accident

Friends of a North Carolina family who are originally from Bainbridge are outpouring support and prayers after a bad vehicle accident claimed the life of their infant daughter and critically injured their four-year-old daughter. The family involved is Cristen and Dustin Haire. The accident happened in Kannapolis, N.C., a suburb of Charlotte, at about 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13.… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 10/15 to 10/16

The following arrests and citations, occurring between Oct. 15, 2014 and Oct. 16, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail: Danny Gibson, 30, 2805 John Quincy Road, Bainbridge, indecent exposure; T. Miller, BPS; Dustin Jackson, 22, 2518 Avenue Road, Damascus, Ga., probation violation; D. Heard, BPS; Ladarius James Moore, 22, 412 Custer Street, Bainbridge, probation… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 10/16

Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the grave, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom. Colossians 3:23-24 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will… Read More »

Decatur County Board of Education to meet

The Decatur County Board of Education will hold its monthly meetings on Thursday, Oct. 16 at the School Support Center at 507 Martin Street in West Bainbridge. The workshop meeting starts at 6 p.m. and the regular agenda meeting starts at 7 p.m. The following is the agenda for the 7 p.m. meeting: CALL TO ORDER…………………………….………………….…………..DR. COCHRAN INVOCATION………………………………..………………….………….JACKY GRUBBS… Read More »

Farm and highway safety officials urge farmers, motorists to be cautious in harvest season

GOHS, Agriculture Dept. partner to encourage drivers to watch for slow-moving vehicle sign MOULTRIE, Ga. – It’s harvest season in Georgia and more farm equipment will be heading out on rural roads across the state as farmers transport equipment and produce between fields and processing areas. Because farm equipment is designed to be used primarily in the field… Read More »