Tag Archives: Chris Hobby

Bainbridge City Council to hold public hearing on 2016 budget; Mayor to talk on radio show

The Bainbridge City Council will hold the first public hearing on its Fiscal Year 2016 operating budget tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 101 S. Broad Street. Among the items in the new budget is a proposed 2 percent cost of living raise for City of Bainbridge employees. You can view a memo… Read More »

Jerry Carter named permanent Bainbridge Public Safety director

The City of Bainbridge announced this morning that Interim Public Safety Director Jerry Carter has been retained as the City’s new permanent Public Safety Director. According to City Manager Chris Hobby, “Jerry has done a tremendous job as the City’s interim Director, more than meeting the expectations that were established when he was appointed on March 19.  As… Read More »

Shaw Floors plans lay off of 267 employees at Bainbridge plant

Shaw Floors plans to lay off up to 267 employees at one of its two plants in Bainbridge, the company notified local government leaders Thursday. Shaw will permanently lay off 267 employees at its Plant 70 in Bainbridge; the other facility, Plant 86 is not affected. Both plants are located at the Decatur County Industrial Air Park off… Read More »

Bainbridge Mayor: county commissioners not making effort to cooperate

At Tuesday’s Bainbridge City Council meeting, Mayor Edward Reynolds read aloud a statement responding to Monday’s open records request by Decatur County Attorney Brown Moseley. In the statement, Reynolds expressed disappointment that in his view, Decatur County officials “choose to dodge and weave instead of talking about city residents paying county taxes for services they aren’t receiving.” Mayor… Read More »