Tag Archives: Decatur County Commission

County moving on from loss of city’s garbage?

Almost a month to the day after the Bainbridge City Council made the move to take its garbage somewhere else besides the Decatur County Landfill, Decatur County Administrator Gary Breedlove seemed say Tuesday that the county was moving past the ‘breakup,’ at least financially. [Translation: we’d like to have you back, but if you’re really gone, we’re doing fine… Read More »

Is Butch Mosely allowed to hold public office in two counties?

Sowegalive.com talked to David C. “Butch” Mosely on Friday, May 2, 2014. In April 2014, Dr. Mosely was selected as the permanent superintendent of schools in Albany-Dougherty County , having served as interim superintendent since January 2013. Mosely is also serving as a county commissioner in Decatur County, first elected in 2004 and last re-elected in 2012. There… Read More »

Misunderstanding may have led to county’s confusion on landfill bid

A review of documents related to the City of Bainbridge’s decision to take its garbage out-of-state to Florida–instead of to the Decatur County Landfill where it had gone for the past six years–shows that county officials may have hurt themselves in the bidding for the contract due to misunderstandings about the process. While County Administrator Gary Breedlove has… Read More »

County commissioners: we need to work with better with city

Decatur County Commissioner Russell Smith, who called out county officials’ digging up of Bainbridge City Manager Chris Hobby’s  utility bills as a ‘personal attack,’ also said Tuesday night he believed relations between the county and city governments were actually better than they may seem. Before commenting on the need to work together, however, Smith had an impromptu question… Read More »

County commissioners disagree on swipe at Hobby

At the Decatur County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, April 22, Commissioner Russell Smith used his comment time at the end of the meeting to directly ask County Attorney Brown Moseley “Who directs the county attorney to make open records requests?’ The county attorney said he acts at the direction of county commissioners; Smith stated he was… Read More »

Interview with Decatur County Commission District 6 Candidate Pete Stephens

Decatur County Commission District 6 Candidate Pete Stephens stopped by the WMGR studios on April 17, 2014 and talked with Brennan Leathers. Length: 6 minutes, 7 seconds. [soundcloud]https://soundcloud.com/sowegalive/interview-with-decatur-county-commission-district-6-candidate-pete-stephens[/soundcloud]