Category Archives: Government

Georgia DOT announces new contracts in our area, part of U.S. 84 to be resurfaced

ATLANTA (June 10, 2016) | On June 8, 2016, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) announced it awarded 37 contracts for statewide construction projects totaling over $82.7 million. These projects were advertised for bids in May and awarded on June 3. The projects include resurfacing 13.3 miles of SR 38 in Grady and Thomas counties and 18.3 miles… Read More »

Beware of Fraudulent Check from DNR

ATLANTA, GA (May 10, 2016) – The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) was the victim of a fraudulent check scam. While the checks that were sent out did appear very similar to an official Department check, the check numbers did not align with any outstanding checks written by the Department. The citizens who notified DNR about the… Read More »

Rep. Graves Votes to Protect Private Email Accounts from Warrantless Searches

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) today voted for and the House passed the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699), bipartisan legislation that updates privacy protections for emails maintained by third-party service providers, such as Google and Yahoo. Email privacy laws were last updated in 1986. “The last time Congress updated email privacy laws, I was a junior… Read More »

Robert Ingram is City of Bainbridge Employee of the Quarter

At last night’s Bainbridge City Council meeting, Robert Ingram was honored as the Employee of the Quarter.  According to his nomination, Robert works at the City’s Water Pollution Control Plant and went above and beyond the call of duty during recent flooding (which severely damaged sewer lines). Pictured Robert Ingram and Mayor Edward Reynolds Mayor Reynolds congratulates Robert… Read More »