DOT plans to fix dangerous intersection

The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to fix what many consider to be a dangerous intersection in Bainbridge: where Georgia 97 South meets Old Quincy Road, aka the Georgia 97 Connector. The intersection, where two roads merge into one in a ‘V’ shape, has been the site of several serious vehicle accidents over the years, including one that… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 5/29/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 27 and May 29, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety: Willie Daniel Taylor, 34, 261 Brinson Airbase Road, Brinson, manufacturing marijuana, SO; Sylvester Anderson, 66, 1026 Woodcreek Trail, Roswell, Ga., probation violation-original charge forgery in the first degree, SO; Fredrick Kirkland, 50, 1005 Anderson Street, Bainbridge, contempt of court… Read More »

DNR Survey Shows Bald Eagles Nesting at Record Levels in Georgia; 14 in Decatur County

Bald eagle populations have soared to new highs in Georgia, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. There are now 14 documented bald eagle nests in Decatur County, the second-most for any county in the state except for Chatham County. According to preliminary results, Georgia Department of Natural Resources aerial surveys in January and March documented 188… Read More »

Your Southwest Georgia Weather Forecast for Thursday and Friday

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Thursday Night:  30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around… Read More »