Category Archives: Around our Area

Former BHS Athlete Earns Army’s Prestigious Expert Infantry Badge

Former Bainbridge High School student athlete and 2003 graduate Keith Haire is making a name for himself in the United States Army and recently earned the prestigious Expert Infantry Badge after a grueling test at Colorado’s Fort Carson. Keith (who played quarterback, third base and point guard for the Bearcats) joined the Army after graduating from Valdosta State… Read More »

NEWS: Daryle Singletary’s New Album Debuts in Top 10, Two Arrested for Drugs and Guns in Havana, and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Memorial Hospital and Manor authority met Tuesday afternoon and welcomed newly appointed board member Dr. Cliff Bailey, a local veterinarian. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Organizers and sponsors of the annual Albany Pink Walk delivered checks Tuesday totaling $73,891 to the Phoebe Foundation. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Albany police are investigating a strange burglary that… Read More »

Back on Top: Daryle Singletary’s New Album Debuts in Top 10

PRESS RELEASE NASHVILLE, TENN. – Music buyers take a stand to show that Traditional Country Music hasn’t gone anywhere. It’s loved, alive, and well, as the incredible new project American Grandstand landed its first week on Billboard’s Top Current Country Albums chart at No. 10. It is No. 1 on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart, and No.1 on Billboard’s Heatseekers Album Chart… Read More »

NEWS: Dothan Church Burglar Shot, Free Backpacks in Pelham Today, Operation Southern Shield and More

DOTHAN, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – A man was shot and killed Sunday night after he attempted to rob a Dothan church parishioner, according to police. AMERICUS, GA (WALB) – The suspect in a fatal shooting turned himself in Monday morning and the surviving victim is facing charges. ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A cashier at the Harveys Supermarket in the 2300 block of… Read More »

NEWS: Child Shot in Tallahassee, Former DCSO Officer Named GBI Special Agent, Arrest Reports and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – On June 29, 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) graduated 33 special agents during a ceremony at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.  Special Agent Cheryl Nix was a member of the new class.   QUINCY, Fla. (WCTV) — An elderly couple was killed in a housefire in Gadsden County Sunday morning.… Read More »