Category Archives: Around our Area

Dr. Stuart Rayfield’s Letter to the Community

On Wednesday, Dr. Stuart Rayfield penned and published a letter to the community following the announcement that the Bainbridge State College/ABAC Merger was official.  Dr. Rayfield has served as the interim president of Bainbridge State since June 2016.  Below you will find the letter along with a photo of Dr. Rayfield with a gift that was presented to… Read More »

Bainbridge College/ABAC Merger Approved; To Take Effect January 1

Board of Regents Approves ABAC, Bainbridge Consolidation TIFTON—The consolidation of Bainbridge State College (BSC) with Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) moved a step closer to culmination on Tuesday when the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) approved the prospectus for the merger. Coupled with the approval of the prospectus by the Southern Association of… Read More »




NEWS: Camilla Mayor Boycotts Council Meetings, Bainbridge Christmas Parade Thursday, Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Boston and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – With more than 90 entries, Bainbridge’s Christmas parade is sure to wow everyone this Thursday night at 6:30. BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and law enforcement officers this holiday season to remind all motorists that drinking and driving will… Read More »

NWS: Snow Possible Tonight?

According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, southwest Georgia and southeast Alabama could see wintry precipitation overnight Friday.  Although snow is possible, the chances of accumulation are slim. “Overview: The potential still exists for a brief period of a rain/snow mix or snow tonight across southeast Alabama and portions of southwest Georgia late tonight. With the warm ground and marginal air… Read More »

NEWS: BPS Arrests Ballpark Vandal, Active Shooter Training in Pelham, 6 Arrested in Tift County Burglaries and More

BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Tuesday, Dec. 5, at approximately 1 p.m., Bainbridge Public Safety Investigator Mark Esquivel received a call from Bainbridge- Decatur Recreation Authority Director, Al Kelley in reference to damage to property. PELHAM, GA (WALB) – Thursday night church leaders in Pelham learned what to do if their congregation is attacked by an active shooter. TIFT… Read More »