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Feetures Shoetique holds grand opening

It has been a long and winding path, but Bainbridge native, Angelica Turner finally turned her dreams into ... Read more | Add your comment

City preps for drive-in fireworks spectacular

Jam out on Saturday night with some of your favorite patriotic tunes as The City of Bainbridge puts ... Read more | Add your comment

MHM receives gratitude for saving an infant’s life

With tears in her eyes, a special mother of three recalled the events of her most recent child ... Read more | Add your comment

Plans made for ‘parklet’ on Broughton Street

During last Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, Downtown Development Authority Director, Amanda Glover proposed a temporary pop-up park ... Read more | Add your comment

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DCSO conducts large drug sting

Decatur County Sheriff’s Office investigators conducted a sting operation on Monday night upon hearing about a possible inmate contraband drop. Read more | Add your comment

by Jill Holloway.

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DCSO arrests four after convenience store scuffle

Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Justin Kelly was working a case at Bishop’s Travel Center on Thursday when he apprehended two wanted men. Both men ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jill Holloway.

Dan Ponder

Behind Every Mask

I walked back to my truck twice today. Read more

by Dan Ponder, Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:05 pm

Dick Yarbrough

Some random thoughts on some unsettling times

If you are still watching television news (I rarely do these days), you will notice that the protests across the country seem to be as ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:04 pm

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Chamber announces Parker Paint as Business of the Month

The Chamber of Commerce recently re-started their Business of the Month Program and proudly announced that July’s Business of the Month is Parker Paint. Read more

by Jill Holloway, Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:01 pm

News

Gov. Kemp extends executive orders

Monday, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed two executive orders extending the Public Health State of Emergency and existing COVID-19 safety measures. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:57 pm

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BHS graduate accepted into Saint Leo Pre-Law program

Recent Bainbridge High School graduate, Joseph Emmons just returned from a visit to Saint Leo University, where he has been offered the Dean’s Scholarship and ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:56 pm

James Scarborough

Pay Attention to America’s Real Need

Back several years ago, as I looked over by the bathroom sink, I noticed that Madeline was brushing her teeth and doing something with a ... Read more

by James Scarborough, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:43 pm

Opinion

When you’re hungry in Bainbridge, check out these options

As my time being a (permanent) resident of Bainbridge comes to an end for the summer, I want to reflect and share a few of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:41 pm

Lynn Roberts

Thirty- Five Words

This week we celebrate our Independence Day Read more

by Lynn Roberts, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:38 pm

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Decatur County farmer donates to local Humane Society

Local farmer, Randyl Godwin, recently directed a $2,500 America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation, sponsored by Bayer Fund, to Bainbridge Decatur County Humane Society. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:26 pm

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Shelter says lower chance of lost dogs this 4th of July

As the 4th of July holiday approaches and the air is filled with the sounds of fireworks, the Bainbridge-Decatur County Humane Society is making recommendations ... Read more

by Carolyn Iamon, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:25 pm

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BPS seeking information, leads on shooting incident

On Sunday, June 28, at 12:35am, Bainbridge Public Safety officers were dispatched to a shooting at Rivers Apartments on Lake Drive. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:21 pm

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BPS nabs two entering auto suspects

Twenty-four hours after more than a dozen vehicles were broken into, two male subjects were arrested by Bainbridge Public Safety. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:14 pm

Dick Yarbrough

The New York Times owes us an apology

In case you haven’t heard, there is a big stink permeating the offices of the New York Times. Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, June 26, 2020 3:38 pm

News

Firehouse Gallery to reopen July 4

Kirbo Gallery Director Phyllis Lucas is announcing the re-opening of the Kirbo Gallery on Saturday, July 4 at 10 a.m. Read more

by Carolyn Iamon, Friday, June 26, 2020 3:36 pm

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Burglary leads to arrest on Open Pond

Decatur County Sheriff’s Office responded to an attempted burglary on Tuesday, which resulted in the arrest of Timothy Raymond Brown, following a brief struggle. Read more

by Jill Holloway, Friday, June 26, 2020 3:30 pm

News

New veinfinder now at MHM

he Foundation of Memorial Hospital and Manor provided a donation of $16,627.00,  allowing CEO, Jim Lambert, and Memorial Hospital and Manor to purchase new equipment ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:43 pm

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Local dog recovers to win calendar contest

Readers of The Post-Searchlight may remember the sad story and photo that appeared on the front page February 22 of a young pup who was ... Read more

by Carolyn Iamon, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:40 pm

News

Rural broadband expansion bill clears General Assembly

A measure aimed at making broadband internet service more available in rural parts of Georgia gained final passage in the General Assembly Monday. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:38 pm

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority celebrates 43 years through donating to community

The Lambda Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc (AKA) is celebrating 43 years of existence. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:27 pm

Lynn Roberts

TBAZ (Two Brothers Autonomous Zone)

When thinking about the city of Seattle, I just have to scratch my head to figure out what that mayor was thinking. Read more

by Lynn Roberts, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:13 pm

News

Tips to have a safe and delicious grilling experience

We love to grill foods for holidays, family gatherings, and special occasions all year round. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:05 pm

Dan Ponder

Go jump in the lake

My mother broke her 3-month quarantine this week. Read more

by Dan Ponder, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:54 pm

Opinion

It’s always nice to have options

In this week’s column, I want to focus on a few different popular food items, and provide healthier alternatives that can be used to replace ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:52 pm

James Scarborough

Something Broken? Just Call Dad!

A friend of the family stopped by our house last week to say hello while she was in town and to get a few fresh ... Read more

by James Scarborough, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:47 pm

Opinion

A Gift for a World Away

About a year ago I saw where someone on social media was able to send a care package to a deployed soldier and they began ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Friday, June 19, 2020 2:55 pm