Category Archives: Government

Luther Conyers serves on Bainbridge City Council for one last meeting

At Tuesday night’s Bainbridge, City Council meeting, City Councilman Luther Conyers, Jr. was recognized for serving the City of Bainbridge for nearly 38 years. Conyers, now 86, said he had decided it was time to step aside and let others have a chance to serve, although he said he would still take an active interest in local government.… Read More »

Decatur County commissioners to meet

Decatur County commissioners will meet Tuesday, December 8, at 9 a.m. at the Decatur County Administration Building, 203 W. Broughton Street, with the following agenda: 9:00 AM CALL TO ORDER Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance Approval of Agenda Special Presentations: Public Participation Approve Minutes of Commissioners Regular Meeting held November 24, 2015 OLD BUSINESS: No Old Business to… Read More »




Personal info of Georgia voters accidentally released; Secretary of State thinks identity info remains safe

Secretary of State Brian Kemp says registered voters in Georgia should stay vigilant for signs of fraud and identity theft after his office released personal information for more than 6 million people. Kemp says the Social Security numbers, dates of birth and driver’s license numbers were inadvertently included in a voter file sent to political parties and media.… Read More »

Bainbridge’s Luther Conyers talks about 37 years of service as educator, leader (VIDEO)

Bainbridge citizens gathered together at the fountain plaza behind City Hall on Tuesday night for the unveiling of a plaque renaming the plaza in honor of Luther H. Conyers. Conyers, a longtime educator, has served on the Bainbridge City Council since January 1978, and recently made the decision to retire. His retirement marks 37 years on the City… Read More »

Decatur County may join regional drug task force

At next Tuesday’s county commissioners’ meeting, Decatur County Sheriff Wiley Griffin will propose joining the Pataula Drug Task Force, which includes several Southwest Georgia counties in its membership. Although Sheriff Griffin will make a detailed proposal at county commissioners’ meeting on Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Decatur County Administration Building, he shared an outline of what his request… Read More »