Category Archives: Government

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 »

Bainbridge Code Enforcement Officers Now Patrolling Entire County

On Monday, March 14, City of Bainbridge Code Enforcement officers were sworn in by Sheriff Wiley Griffin to provide jurisdictional powers throughout Decatur County.  Previously, the Bainbridge Code Enforcement officers’ jurisdiction was limited to the city limits of Bainbridge.  However, with the recent Bainbridge/Decatur County Code Enforcement merger, that radius has grown. Picture below are Chief Marshall Keith… Read More »