Scripture of the Day, 4/30/14

Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. 1 Peter 2:19-21,23 For it is commendable if a man bears up under the pain of unjust suffering because he is conscious of God. But how is it to your credit if… Read More »

City, county form joint council; to meet quarterly

After meeting for about an hour-and-a-half on Tuesday evening, the Bainbridge City Council and Decatur County commissioners pledged to start meeting together quarterly to discuss issues of mutual interest. At an open meeting held at the Kirbo Center at Bainbridge State College, BSC president Dr. Richard Carvajal led the two groups of elected officials through creating a concept… Read More »

State rep. candidates take part in Farm Bureau forum

Two candidates for Georgia House of Representatives in Southwest Georgia recently participated in an hour-long political forum hosted by the Decatur County Farm Bureau. Present were incumbent Darlene Taylor of Thomasville, Ga., and challenger Don Clark of Cairo, Ga. [soundcloud]https://soundcloud.com/sowegalive/decatur-county-farm-bureau-political-forum-april-23-2014-complete[/soundcloud]

Storm knocks out power at BHS

Tuesday morning’s bad weather knocked out power at Bainbridge High School for about an hour, however electricity had been restored by about 10:30 a.m., Principal Tommie Howell said. Hear what Principal Howell had to say about what caused the outage and how educators handled the loss of power.

Brennan Leathers
Brennan Leathers

Scripture of the Day, 4/29/14

Psalm 103:10-11,14 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 for those who fear him; for He knows how we are formed, He remembers that we are dust. 1 Samuel 12:24 But be sure to… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 4/28/14

Psalm 116:1-2  I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 16 Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.… Read More »

This weekend’s special events

This weekend’s special events include: Bingo and Pizza Night to benefit Bainbridge-Decatur County Humane Society, Friday, April 25 at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Bainbridge. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children and includes starter bingo cards, pizza, salad, dessert and drink Golf tournament to benefit Southwest Georgia Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Saturday… Read More »

Brennan Leathers
Brennan Leathers

Scripture of the Day, 4/25/14

Psalm 37:23-25 The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand. I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 4/24/14

Numbers 23:19 God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good? Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away. Isaiah 40:8 The… Read More »

Deal signs bill underscoring Second Amendment rights

News Release Gov. Nathan Deal today signed into law House Bill 60, legislation that protects law-abiding, licensed Georgia citizens’ Second Amendment rights. “For decades now I have staunchly defended our Second Amendment rights as both a legislator and as governor,” said Deal. “This legislation will protect the constitutional rights of Georgians who have gone through a background check… Read More »

Mayor wants elected officials to chat

Bainbridge Mayor Edward Reynolds talked Wednesday, April 23 about the format and goals of a meeting he has organized between Decatur County Commissioners and Bainbridge City Council members. The meeting will be held at Memorial Hospital meeting room next Tuesday evening, April 29. You can hear Mayor Reynolds’ remarks on what he hopes the meeting will accomplish below.… 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 »

Scripture of the Day, 4/23/14

Psalm 18:2 The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Psalm 34:7,17 The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and he delivers them. 17 The righteous cry out, and the… Read More »

Flint River near flood stage

[jwplayer mediaid=”116″] THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FLINT RIVER AT BAINBRIDGE (US 27). * UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON…OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED. * AT 9:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 25.1 FEET. * MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. * FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET. * FORECAST…THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 25.2… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 4/22/14

Ephesians 2:4-5 But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, and made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions–it is by grace you have been saved. Acts 4:12 Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which… Read More »

Spring Creek experiencing minor flooding (pictures)

Pictures by Jay Palmer for sowegalive.com FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL 1116 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014 …THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN GEORGIA… SPRING CREEK NEAR IRON CITY (CR 16) AFFECTING DECATUR…MILLER AND SEMINOLE COUNTIES …FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS EVENING…THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE SPRING CREEK NEAR IRON CITY… Read More »