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Bainbridge man stabbed during fight over card game, suspect arrested

Bainbridge Public Safety is investigating an aggravated assault which occurred on Powell Street at around midday Saturday, Oct. 11, BPS Deputy Director Frank Green said. The incident allegedly happened during a card game, according to investigators, who believe the victim was assaulted, stabbed and robbed. The victim was stabbed in the upper face; he was taken to Memorial… Read More »

Calhoun Street in Bainbridge closed off Wednesday PM as city works to fix gas leak

Bainbridge Public Safety officers and City of Bainbridge Gas Department employees are on the scene of a reported gas leak near the intersection of Calhoun Street and Independent Street in Bainbridge. The gas leak was reported at about 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 8, in a natural gas supply line outside of the Stone’s Hardware corporate offices, BPS… Read More »

Sunbelt Ag Expo is Oct. 14-16 in Moultrie, Ga.

The Sunbelt Ag Expo is open Tuesday through Thursday, October 14-15-16 at 8:30 AM with admission $10 per person per day. The show site is four miles southeast of Moultrie, GA on Hwy 133. Each year the Sunbelt Ag Expo has a spotlight state; this year it is Georgia with the theme, “Georgia Agriculture, Always in Season” which… Read More »

BSC students in non-traditional career training “go for it” and pursue goals

Bainbridge State College’s School of Health Sciences and Professional Studies offers non-traditional career training, which proves to be beneficial to the student with mentors to support their goals. A non-traditional career is known as one where less than 25 percent of the workforce is of the gender. Recently, students in non-traditional career training programs received supplies from the… Read More »

Are billboard signs coming to the Bainbridge bypass?

At least one billboard sign may go up along the U.S. 27/84 bypass in Bainbridge, however, City of Bainbridge officials are planning to prevent any others from going up. A Thomasville sign company had applied to place a billboard sign on a property off West College Street, adjacent to the Bainbridge bypass. The application was administratively denied, based… Read More »

Cleanup of gasoline spill underway on Sims Street in Bainbridge

An environmental cleanup company is currently digging up soil contaminated by gasoline along a busy residential street in Bainbridge. The gasoline apparently leaked from a tanker truck parked along North Sims Street, although City of Bainbridge officials aren’t sure of exactly how the gasoline was spilled. The driver of the tanker truck lives nearby and had parked the truck… Read More »

Bainbridge Public Safety investigators have been busy tracking down suspects

One of the more significant cases that Bainbridge Public Safety investigators worked on in recent weeks involved uncovering of a Facebook scam apparently being operated by a Bainbridge man. According to Major Robert Humphrey, chief investigator with Bainbridge Public Safety, the investigation began when a Mississippi woman reported being the victim of a scheme that started when someone… Read More »

Rollins Miller family are area ambassadors for March of Dimes – see their video

A message from Rollins and Sarah Ball Miller of Bainbridge, GA: Please watch a brief video we made telling how the March of Dimes has impacted our family. “You’ve got your hands full!”  “Are they triplets?!”  “Were they ‘natural’?”  “Are they ‘three twins’?”  These are all questions that we continue to hear on a regular basis…and we are… Read More »

Decatur County to City of Bainbridge: we won’t leave you hanging

From an outsider’s view, it may appear that Decatur County commissioners and City of Bainbridge leaders are having another “failure to communicate,” although officials on both sides say they want to work with each other. You may remember in late August, when Bainbridge Mayor Edward Reynolds and Decatur County Board of Commissioners Chairman Frank Loeffler traded letters and eventually… Read More »

Parrish files civil lawsuit against Decatur County Sheriff’s deputies, county commissioners

Ronnie Aaron Parrish, the Bainbridge, GA, man who was injured in a incident with Decatur County Sheriff’s deputies at Bikefest 2012, has filed a civil lawsuit against six former and current deputies and Decatur County government. The lawsuit–which is separate from the ongoing federal criminal case regarding Parrish’s treatment at Bikefest 2012–was filed Sept. 15, 2014 in the United… Read More »

Dirt road near Georgia-Florida line in Decatur County to finally be paved

Neighbors on Simmons-McIntyre Road, a remote dirt road in Decatur County, were happy to learn this week that their road will be paved as part of a $500,000 grant Decatur County commissioners recently received from the State of Georgia. If you’ve ever driven from Bainbridge to Tallahassee, Simmons-McIntyre is the last road on the right as you travel… Read More »

Mythbuster’s Kari Byron to speak at BSC next month

Bainbridge State College is pleased to announce its next speaker for the second annual Carter Arts and Lecture Series. Kari Byron, former host of Discovery Channel’s “Mythbusters,” will speak at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center on October 16, at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public with… Read More »