Weekend weather forecast for Southwest Georgia

Friday: Foggy in the A.M. and some sun; High 88 (heat index 92), chance of rain 25 percent Friday Night: Increasing cloudiness; Low 68, chance of rain 25 percent Saturday: Foggy in the A.M., Mostly cloudy and humid; High 84 (heat index 90), chance of rain 25 percent Saturday night: A shower or thunderstorm in spots in the… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 5/8/14

Psalm 34:15 The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their cry;    James 5:16 Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.    Revelation 22:20 He who testifies to these… Read More »

Congressional candidate visits Bainbridge

Greg Duke, an optician from Leesburg, Ga., who is running for U.S. House of Representatives, 2nd Congressional District of Georgia, stopped by the Flint Media studios in Bainbridge on Tuesday, May 6. Duke has served on the Lee County Board of Education for 12 years and is running for Congress as a Republican; he will face businesswoman Vivian Childs… Read More »

What’s going on this weekend in Southwest Georgia?

The United Way of Bainbridge-Decatur County will hold its annual Day of Action this Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at The Friendship House, located at 220 N. Russ Street, Bainbridge. Donations will be accepted during that time for paper, canned goods, clothing and supplies. Want to help create better opportunities for everyone in Bainbridge? Visit www.bainbridgeunitedway.com The… Read More »

Watch a highlight of Ugandan Thunder performing at the Kirbo Center on Tuesday night

Below is a highlight from Tuesday night’s performance by Ugandan Thunder singing and dancing group at the Kirbo Center on the campus of Bainbridge State College. The children in the Ugandan Thunder dancing and singing group are from the Royal School and Orphanage and the Morning Star School and Orphanage in Uganda, East Africa. Ugandan Thunder sang and… Read More »

BPS makes drug arrest after investigating domestic argument

News Release from Bainbridge Public Safety Bainbridge Public Safety arrested 22 year old Dreon Neal on Sunday, May 4 after they recovered large amounts of marijuana, cocaine and a stolen gun from his residence. Around 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 4, BPS responded to a residence on Helen Street after a 911 call was made citing a domestic… Read More »

Southwest Georgia Weather Forecast for Thursday, May 8

Your Southwest Georgia weather forecast for Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9, 2014: Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Light east southeast wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 5/7/14

Romans 13:11-12 And do this, understanding the present time. The hour has come for you to wake up from your slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.… Read More »

Bainbridge City Manager suspended without pay for one week

At Tuesday’s Bainbridge City Council meeting: Five citizens spoke out against the City Manager being allowed to make annual payments on his utility bills between 2011-2013. City Manager Chris Hobby made statement apologizing to mayor and council, city employees and citizens. Hobby offered to pay all past due and cutoff fees he would have incurred , totaling $640, to… Read More »

If county’s EMS goes private, what are the risks and benefits?

Decatur County officials are currently reviewing bids from two companies who would privately operate the county’s Emergency Medical Service if county commissioners vote to do so. Seminole County has also been considering privatizing its ambulance service, and has already taken a vote on which bid they prefer. If Decatur County commissioners choose the same company as Seminole County… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 5/6/14

Luke 24:36-37 While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost.    Romans 8:11 And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead… Read More »

Cast your early vote this Saturday

About 181 Decatur County voters had cast ballots during early voting for the May 20 general primary, according to the Decatur County Board of Elections. Early voting is  underway at the Decatur County Fairgrounds, 1211 Vada Road, Bainbridge, between Monday-Friday, May 5-9 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and May 12-16 (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) Early voting may also… Read More »

Peanut Proud Donates More than 60,000 Jars of Peanut Butter to Assist Tornado Victims

News Release Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 In response to the thousands of families affected by the violent tornadoes that swept through the southern part of the United States earlier this week, Peanut Proud, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization of the U.S. peanut industry, is partnering with the peanut state grower organizations of Alabama, Arkansas and… Read More »

Interview with candidate for U.S. Senate from Georgia, Karen Handel

Sowegalive.com interviewed Karen Handel, a Republican candidate for one of Georgia’s two U.S. Senate seats, via telephone on Monday, May 5, 2014. In the approximately 8 minute, 30-second interview, Handel talks about her experience as a former Georgia Secretary of State, her four-part plan for economic opportunity and prosperity and why she classifies herself as both a fiscal… Read More »

Southwest Georgia Weather Forecast for Tuesday, May 6

Your Southwest Georgia weather forecast for Tuesday, May 6: Tuesday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 89. Light west southwest wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near… Read More »