Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 06/11/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between June 10 and June 11, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail: Phillip Dewayne Anderson, 34, 125 Philyaw Road, Attapulgus, parole violation-original charge sale of cocaine; M. Johnson, Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole; Chasity Leigh Sanders, 407 Meeting St., Dalton, Ga., probation violation-original charge possession of… Read More »

Recent Georgia DNR Law Enforcement Reports

The following activity was reported by Georgia Department of Natural Resources law enforcement officers working in the Southwest Georgia region. To see more reports from around the state, visit the Georgia DNR’s website.   May 25-31: LAKE GEORGE Officers patrolling Lake George and the Chattahoochee River issued eighteen citations and warnings and provided two citizen assists. One individual… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 6/11

Psalm 103:8-13  The LORD is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love. He will not always accuse, nor will he harbor his anger forever; he does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities.   For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love… Read More »

Local vet gives annual checkup to Boat Basin animals

Local veterinarian Dr. Cliff Bailey visited the Earle May Boat Basin on Tuesday afternoon, June 10, to give an annual checkup to some of the animals who live there. The City of Bainbridge cares for three goats, two donkeys and many emus in an enclosed, wooded area along the banks of the Flint River. Dr. Bailey examined the… Read More »

Brennan Leathers
Brennan Leathers

Decatur County Commissioners face new $1 million deficit in upcoming year’s budget

Despite continued efforts to limit expenses and raise new revenue, the Decatur County Board of Commissioners will face an estimated $1 million gap between spending and revenue as they work on their 2014-2015 fiscal year budget. At Tuesday morning’s county commissioners’ meeting, County Administrator Gary Breedlove gave a budget overview to commissioners, who were holding a budget workshop… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 06/10/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between June 9 and June 10, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail: Alisha Lynn Colwell, 33, 358 Meredith Road, Colquitt, Ga., probation violation-original charge attempt to manufacture methamphetamine; S. Laster, SO; Kurtis Emmanuel Miller, 36, 1661 Lonnie Road, Tallahassee, Fla., illegal possession of controlled substance, possession of… Read More »

Boater Education Becomes Mandatory for Some Boaters Beginning July 1

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (6/6/2014) What do you know about life jacket safety, the 100-foot law, minimum age limits for boat operators, boating under the influence?  These are just a few examples of things you should know before operating a vessel on public waters, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division. How important is boater… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 6/10

Luke 7:41-42 “Two men owed money to a certain moneylender. One owed him five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. Neither of them had the money to pay him back, so he canceled the debts of both. Now which of them will love him more?”   Mark 11:25-26 And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against… Read More »

Bainbridge officer revives man who had no signs of life

A Bainbridge Public Safety officer is credited with helping resuscitate a man who may have had a heart attack on the evening of Sunday, June 8, according to an incident report. Sgt. David Cutchin of Bainbridge Public Safety, who is also trained as an emergency medical technician, was patrolling Sunday at around 5:30 p.m. when he heard Decatur-Grady E-911… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 06/09/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between June 6 and June 9, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety: Jacqueline Lavon Anderson, 54, 830 E. Broughton St., Bainbridge, battery (Family Violence Act); Gary Hines, BPS; Heather Michell Ellis, 37, 131 Floyd Drive, Bainbridge, giving false information or false name; D. Long, SO; Tommy Lee Emanuel, 62, 830 E.… Read More »

Your Southwest Georgia Weather Forecast for Tuesday, June 10

Tuesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Tuesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind 5 to 10… Read More »

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 »

Scripture of the Day, 6/9

Psalm 37:12-13 The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them; but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming.    Romans 16:20 The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you. 

Your Southwest Georgia Weather Forecast for Monday and Tuesday

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. West southwest wind around 5 mph. Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight. Tuesday: A 30… Read More »

Fishing Basics Taught at Kids Fishing Events

Kids who have never been fishing before can fish for free at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Georgia throughout the month of June. The Fairgrounds is also home to the headquarters of the Go Fish Georgia initiative launched by former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue. Georgia National Fairgrounds- Fishing for Children Event Kids Fishing Event Sun, 06/01/2014 – Mon,… Read More »

Former Correctional Officer Sentenced For Smuggling Cell Phones

Michael J. Moore, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announced that Curtis Drakes, aged 33, of Mitchell County, Georgia, was sentenced to serve 2 years in federal prison for conspiracy to provide contraband in prison by the Honorable W. Louis Sands, U.S. District Court Judge.  The sentence was pronounced on June 5, 2014 in Albany,… 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 »