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Bainbridge police arrest two men on drug charges after pot, meth and cocaine found

Bainbridge Public Safety arrested two men on the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 27 after marijuana, cocaine and a form of meth known as “Molly” was found on their person during a frisk search. On Friday afternoon, BPS Captain Mark Esquivel received information that a man named Anthony Pope was possibly in possession of an illegal drug known as… Read More »

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Sheriff’s deputies help keep peace by serving arrest warrants, keeping track of sex offenders

There are a number of official duties for Georgia Sheriffs that are explicitly mentioned in the state’s Constitution. Among the most commonly performed, and most important duties, include serving court papers and executing arrest warrants issued by courts or local law enforcement. Most of the time, individuals are arrested immediately after an officer has cause to accuse them of… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 3/5

Matthew 9:28-29 When he had gone indoors, the blind men came to him, and he asked them, “Do you believe that I am able to do this?” “Yes, Lord,” they replied. Then he touched their eyes and said, “According to your faith will it be done to you” Ephesians 3:20 Now to him who is able to do… Read More »

New natural gas line to serve growing businesses at Decatur Co. Industrial Park

A crew is hard at work installing a new six-inch diameter pipe that will carry natural gas to several growing businesses at the Decatur County Industrial Air Park off U.S. 27 North, about 7 miles north of Bainbridge. Currently, the businesses located at the Industrial Air Park–which is a local airport surrounded by industry and open land–have access… Read More »

Grace Christian girls basketball team playing in GISA state tournament

The Grace Christian Academy Lady Cougars will be playing in the GISA AA Final Four this week. They will face the Lady Generals of Georgia Christian School of Valdosta on Thursday, 2:30 p.m. at Mercer University in Macon. The winner of the Thursday game between Grace Christian and Georgia Christian will take on the winner of Monsignor Donovan Catholic… Read More »

Bainbridge State Police Chief receives 2015 Justice Award

This past weekend, Bainbridge State College interim Executive Vice President, Shawn McGee received a phone call from South Georgia District Attorney Joe Mulholland, about one of BSC’s employees being honored with a special award. With a surprise presentation ceremony held at the Kirbo Center on Tuesday morning, BSC Police Chief James E. Spooner, Jr., was awarded the 2015… Read More »

Merger of two SW GA colleges could create state’s top dual enrollment of high school students

Moultrie Technical College (MTC) and Southwest Georgia Technical College (SWGTC) will be doing more than merging campuses, staffs and administrations this summer. They’ll be combining strong programs for high school students. Dual enrollment programs allow high school students to gain both high school and technical college credit toward graduation simultaneously, with course tuition covered by state funds or… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 3/4

Colossians 3:2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. 1 John 2:15 Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. Matthew 6:19-21 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves… Read More »

High School Baseball Roundup – Seminole, Miller and Pelham games

Miller County Pirates Varsity Monday, March 2 – Thomasville 12, Miller County 4 Saturday, Feb. 28 – Providence Christian Academy 7, Miller County 6 Saturday, Feb. 28 – Brookstone 1, Miller County 0 Next Game: Thursday, March 5 vs. Seminole County in Colquitt, Ga.   Seminole County Indians Varsity Tuesday, March 3 – Seminole County vs. Pataula (Seminole County… Read More »

Consumer Alert: Beware of Skimmers at the Gas Pump

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – In just the past two months, inspectors with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services have removed eight credit card skimmers from gas station pumps across the state. These skimmers are used to steal the credit card information from consumers, and the thieves then use the card information to make purchases in someone else’s… Read More »

Amber Moore Joins Southwest Georgia Farm Credit

Bainbridge – Southwest Georgia Farm Credit is pleased to announce that Amber C. Moore has joined the staff as a Client Relations Specialist. Mrs. Moore is a graduate of Bainbridge High School and attended Bainbridge State College. She will work in the association’s Bainbridge office. “Mrs. Moore is a native of Decatur County, and understands the important role… Read More »

Varsity Bearcats sweep home double-header against Dougherty

The Bainbridge High School Bearcats were seeing double on Monday after winning both games of a double-header against Dougherty High School by a score of 10-0. The first game lasted just four innings and the second game lasted just five. This past Saturday, Bainbridge lost to Lincoln High School in Tallahassee, 10-0. After Monday’s wins, the Bearcats now… Read More »

Caleb Varnum helps Bainbridge Middle School Bearcats down Robert F Monroe 8-5

Caleb Varnum went 2-2 as Bainbridge Middle School Bearcats took home an 8-5 victory over Robert F Monroe in six innings at BMS Bearcat Field on Monday. Varnum singled in the first and third innings. Wesley Morrow recorded the win for Bainbridge Middle School. He tossed 1 1/3 innings of shutout ball. He struck out two, walked three… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 3/3

Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. Psalm 62:8 Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge. Selah Psalm 32:8-10 I will instruct you… Read More »

Judge rules lawsuit against Money Tree heir can continue

 ALBANY, Ga. (CN) – Relatives of the founder of Georgia lender The Money Tree cannot dismiss claims that they received money that should have gone to creditors in the company’s $84 million bankruptcy, a federal judge ruled. Vance “Rudy” Martin founded The Money Tree of Georgia in 1987. The business, initially based in Bainbridge, a town of 12,000… Read More »