Category Archives: Government

Decatur County 4-H to benefit from purchase of like-new van from local dealer

The Decatur County 4-H program, in which local youth participate in hands-on agriculture and livestock education, will benefit from county commissioners’ purchase of a like new van from a local dealership, county officials said. For the past 2 years, 4-H director Lindsey Bell Hayes and other staffers had been transporting 4-H youth to various competitions and conferences using… Read More »




History of Meigs, Ga. government plays out like a soap opera over a decade

Meigs City Council Drama Timeline The following timeline was compiled from articles in the archives of the Thomasville Times-Enterprise, including original reporting by Patti Dozier and Karen Murphy. December 2005 – Tension between Jimmy Layton and then-council member Cheryl Kicklighter-Hall and mayor-elect Harold Cook. Kicklighter-Hall said the council has received complaints of Layton being rude to citizens. At… Read More »

City of Bainbridge declares ‘Attack on Potholes!’ due to good weather

News Release The weather is perfect for paving so the City of Bainbridge Public Works Department has launched the “Attack on Potholes!” On Tuesday, paving was taking place on Gordon Avenue beside Memorial Hospital and extends from Shotwell to College. On Wednesday, paving will take place on Wheat from Shotwell to College, and on Thursday, paving will take place… Read More »

Bainbridge’s Jerry Carter attends training for law enforcement directors

Bainbridge Public Safety Director Jerry Carter attended the Chief Executive Training Class for newly appointed chiefs of police and heads of law enforcement agencies at the Dr. Curtis E. McClung Training Center in Duluth, GA., from September 21st through September 30th. The 60-hour course, administered and provided by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP), is required… Read More »