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City of Bainbridge to conduct fire hydrant flushing and testing starting Monday, June 23

Bainbridge Public Safety, in conjunction with the Bainbridge Water Department, will be conducting Fire Hydrant Flushing and Testing beginning Monday, June 23, 2014. The process of periodically “flushing” fire hydrants is an important preventative maintenance activity to insure the integrity of the water system and deliver the highest quality water to our customers. As a result of hydrant flushing, residents in… Read More »

Decatur County preparing for budget hearing

Some of our readers requested we obtain and publish Decatur County’s proposed 2014-2015 budget. When we inquired about it, county officials said the proposed budget is only available for in-person inspection at the County Administration Building, 203 W. Broughton Street. County commissioners will hold at least two public hearings on the proposed budget and will likely hold another… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 06/12/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between June 11 and June 12, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail: Kristen Lee Hand, 26, 103 Hubert Dollar Drive, Bainbridge, criminal attempt to manufacture meth, unlawful possession of pseudoephedrine, possession of drug-related object; V. Edmond, SO; Ryan Summerlin, 22, 103 Hubert Dollar Drive, Bainbridge, criminal attempt to… Read More »

Recent Decatur County Sheriff’s Office incident reports

The following incident report summaries were provided by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office: ON JUNE 10, 2014 SGT. WILLIAMSON RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE ON KELLY ROAD IN REFERENCE TO SOMEONE DAMAGING FOUR TIRES.  SGT. WILLIAMSON ROAD THE AREA TO LOOK FOR THE OFFENDER WITH NEGATIVE RESULTS.  SGT. WILLIAMSON IS WAITING ON THE RESULTS OF THE INVESTIGATION FROM INV. BOWYER.… Read More »

Surveillance video, big bankroll lead to drug arrests

Bainbridge Public Safety is investigating two unrelated cases involving illegal drugs, which led to two arrests. On June 4, Public Safety officers arrested Lorenzo Tate, 51, of 143 Pine Ridge Drive, Bainbridge, at the Hutto-McIver apartments on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. BPS had been investigating Tate for alleged drug sales for approximately a year, Investigator Chip Nix… Read More »