Category Archives: News




Memorial Pediatrics to offer extended hours for sick and urgent care patients

News Release Memorial Hospital and Manor announces that Memorial Pediatrics will now have extended sick and urgent care hours for Pediatric patients. On June 16, 2014, Memorial Pediatrics, affiliated with Memorial Hospital and Manor, will begin having sick and urgent care appointments available Monday through Friday until 6:30pm for their Pediatric patients. This service comes as a direct… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 06/06/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between June 4 and June 6, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety: James Winston Mills, 57, 1411 Lake Drive, Bainbridge, burglary in the second degree, SO; Lorenzo Tate, 51, 143 Pine Ridge Drive, Bainbridge, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine within 1,000 feet of public housing, sale of… Read More »

News from Around Our Area

Peanut growers worry about unintended impact of farm bill BAINBRIDGE, GA. — In the heart of the nation’s peanut zone, farmers are putting substantially more runners into the ground than they did last year. And in the eyes of some industry experts, that boom might spell doom. “Runner peanuts” are used to make peanut butter _ not the bigger… Read More »




Counterfeit money reported; other recent police reports

Counterfeit money has been reported in circulation by multiple businesses in Bainbridge during the past week, according to Bainbridge Public Safety incident reports. On Monday morning, Bainbridge Public Safety Officer Chris Avery talked with a local bank employee who said she had found three counterfeit ten-dollar bills among the money that was deposited in the overnight drop box.… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 06/04/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between June 3 and June 4, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety: Shabria Shantrell Harper, 22, 1101 Third St., Bainbridge, driving while license suspended/revoked; T. Miller, BPS; Bruce Anthony James, 23, 705 E. Planter St., Bainbridge, driving while license withdrawn, adult seat belt violation; C. Strickland III, BPS; Ashley Victoria Jest,… Read More »

Georgia Senator Calls on Obama Administration to Declassify Intel on Taliban Five

“The American people should know who these men are.”   WASHINGTON- Last night, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., vice chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, sent the following letter to President Obama, calling for the declassification of intelligence related to the five Afghan nationals who were transferred from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Qatar.   “In addition to… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 06/03/14

We apologize for inadvertently leaving off some of the arrests from yesterday’s reports. They are as follows: The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 30 and June 2, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety: Kristen Quinn Faircloth, 28, 1718 Faceville Attapulgus Road, Bainbridge, disorderly conduct; J. Bunting, BPS; Annie Doris Jones, 38, 1942 Tallahassee Highway, Bainbridge, driving… Read More »




BPS: four-year-old in Tallahassee hospital after being hit by car Saturday

A four-year-old child was injured after being struck by a car in Bainbridge on Saturday night, May 31, according to Bainbridge Public Safety. As of Monday, the child was reportedly in serious condition at a Tallahassee, Fla., hospital, according to BPS Major Robert Humphrey. The accident happened at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday night on Bluffton Drive, which is… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 06/02/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 30 and June 2, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety: Jorge Trujillo Rojano, 28, 2811 Governors Drive SW, Huntsville, Ala., DUI, adult seat belt law violation, failure to maintain lane, open container in vehicle, driving without a license; J. Myers, BPS; Jeremy Alton Williams, 23, 3730 Old Whigham Road, Climax, DUI,… Read More »