Category Archives: Government

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 »

POLITICS: Qualified Candidates in Decatur County (Updated Wednesday afternoon)

As of Wednesday afternoon, here is the list of candidates that have qualified for local office in Decatur County: Non-partisan BOARD OF EDUCATION, DISTRICT 1 BOUIE, KELVIN KEITH 663 E GRIFFIN AVE DECATUR ATTAPULGUS GA 39815-2423 PROBATE JUDGE PERRY, EDWIN JONATHAN 1407 LAKEWOOD DR DECATUR BAINBRIDGE GA 39819-5198 STATE COURT JUDGE KENDRICK, DAVID A 508 E SHOTWELL ST… Read More »

Paying Your Fair Share of Property Taxes?

The average American household spends $2,127 on real-estate property taxes each year, and residents of the 27 states with vehicle property taxes shell out another $412. Considering these figures and the debt-fueled environment to which we have grown so accustomed, it should come as no surprise that roughly $11.8 billion in property taxes go unpaid each year, according… Read More »