Category Archives: Government

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 »




Sentencing for PCA’s Lightsey and Kilgore set for Thursday

Two former managers of a Georgia peanut plant whose testimony helped prosecutors convict their boss and send him to prison for selling salmonella-tainted food will soon learn their own sentences. Sammy Lightsey and Danny Kilgore both served as operations manager of the Blakely, Georgia, plant linked in 2009 to salmonella that sickened 714 people and was blamed for… Read More »

Drivers urged to be on lookout for deer crossing roadways this fall

New map breaks down county-by-county when drivers should be more vigilant Athens, Ga. — Fall is prime breeding season for deer across Georgia. It’s also when drivers are more likely to hit deer that run into the road, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. UGA researchers have completed a county-by-county analysis of when motorists… Read More »