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Spritzit makes name for itself in local hand sanitizer industry

Rick Collett describes himself as a formulator. He said he has been formulating different products for over 40 ... Read more | Add your comment

ECE students host Spring Fling for Special Ed.

Friday afternoon, Bainbridge High School students involved in Tonya Welch’s Early Childhood Education connection pathway hosted a spring ... Read more | Add your comment

First National Bank honors women in the workforce at annual luncheon

First National Bank held their fourth annual women’s luncheon on Wednesday. A crowd of 147 women gathered at ... Read more | Add your comment

Bainbridge Animal Hospital opens doors in Downtown Bainbridge

Yet another new business has moved to town, that being the Bainbridge Animal Hospital. A new expansion from ... Read more | Add your comment

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A-1 Roof Trusses to bring 130 jobs to Bainbridge

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that A-1 Roof Trusses, a leading manufacturer of pre-engineered wood trusses, plans to invest $17 million and create 130 ... Read more | Add your comment

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Decatur Co. reports 85 confirmed COVID-19 cases

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s shelter-in-place order ended Thursday at midnight for most state residents, but he continued to warn people ages 65 and older, seniors ... Read more | Add your comment

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Politicians speak at the Country Club as part of Chamber luncheon

The Bainbridge-Decatur Chamber of Commerce hosted their monthly luncheon at the Bainbridge Country Club on Thursday. Sponsored by NextEra Energy, the event had a busy ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Monday, May 10, 2021 9:20 am

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Hamrick arrested hours after released from DCCI

Bobby Hamrick thought he had seen the last of a jail cell after he was released on Tuesday, May 4. However, an intercepted phone call ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Monday, May 10, 2021 9:10 am

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BPS responds to structure fire, finds illegal power connection

On Monday May 3, Bainbridge Public Safety was dispatched to a structure fire on the 500 block of East Pine Street. There, BPS engineers found ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Monday, May 10, 2021 9:00 am

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GBI Arrests Bainbridge man in Battery investigation

On May 3, 2021, the Georgia Bureau arrested Jason Williams, 38, of Bainbridge, Ga., for battery. On Saturday, April 24, 2021, at approximately 3:00 p.m., ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Friday, May 7, 2021 4:00 pm

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Griffin part of UNG Ranger Challenge team that wins ROTC title

A long wait did not change the trajectory of the University of North Georgia’s (UNG) Ranger Challenge program. Eighteen months after sweeping the top two ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 6, 2021 1:39 pm

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GCA tennis players advance to state tournament

The GAPPS Division 1, Section 1 state tennis qualifiers were held at the Bill Reynolds tennis complex on Monday, hosted by Grace Christian Academy. The ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Thursday, May 6, 2021 1:36 pm

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Rotary Club hears of Danimer

Danimer Scientific Chief Operating Officer Michael Smith spoke to Rotary this week about how Danimer began and how it has grown with help from local ... Read more

by Carolyn Iamon, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:32 am

James Scarborough

Be Still and Wait Patiently

While hurrying to get back home one morning last week, the words of a song on the radio caught my attention. It was not a ... Read more

by James Scarborough, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:27 am

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Fan donation heats up to give some Summer relief

Summer heat can be a threat to anyone, especially the elderly, and those without air conditioning or with adequate medical conditions. To help those in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:20 am

Dan Ponder

There is no script

It was almost 10 years after we met in Junior High School. My best friend had become my girlfriend and that day we walked across ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:15 am

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Southwest Georgia Farm Credit announces scholarship recipients

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit is proud to serve farmers, farm businesses and people who live and work in the small towns and communities in southwest ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:12 am

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Bainbridge Lions Club hears of adult education programs

In an April meeting, members of the Bainbridge Lions Club heard about local adult education programs that can change hopelessness into the potential for a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:08 am

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Lauren Turner named May Artist of the month

Lauren Turner has been chosen as the Artist of the Month for May. Lauren’s medium is photography, which she has enjoyed since childhood. She has ... Read more

by Carolyn Iamon, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:57 am

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Harvest House of Hope gearing up for annual golf tournament

Crooked Oak Golf Club in Colquitt will be the scene of the Harvest House of Hope Annual Golf Tournament next Friday, May 14. House of ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:55 am

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ERA Simpson Realty & Salem Construction develop housing

As more and more large businesses move to Bainbridge, the issue of housing has grown along with the city. With so many new part-time workers ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:52 am

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Bearcat Baseball defeats Liberty County on Senior Night

After winning a region championship last week, the Bearcat baseball team took to the Bearcat Diamond on Thursday night for their final regular season game ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Monday, May 3, 2021 9:49 am

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Lady Cats tennis advances to Elite 8, Bearcats fall in second round

The Lady Cats and Bearcats tennis team took on tough competition from Macon last Monday for the first round of state playoffs. The Lady Cats ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Monday, May 3, 2021 9:46 am

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Lady Cats make post season history in a 3-0 shutout

The Bainbridge High School Lady Cat varsity soccer team made a historic moment, by defeating Spalding High School 3-0 at Centennial field, in the first ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Monday, May 3, 2021 9:43 am

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Say click, take a pic

Yesterday, I received the Bainbridge High School Class of 2021’s senior pictures for our graduation booklet and it reminded me a bit of some of ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Monday, May 3, 2021 9:28 am

Dick Yarbrough

Some reflections on standing in the need of prayer

Not my brother, not my sister, but it’s me, O Lord, standing in the need of prayer. It’s me, it’s me, O Lord, standing in ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, May 3, 2021 9:24 am

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Three BHS students place in Farm Bureau art contest

Thursday afternoon Lisa Green of Decatur County Farm Bureau presented three of Bainbridge High School’s art students awards for their renderings of Southwest Georgia agriculture. ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Monday, May 3, 2021 9:09 am

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Softball tryouts to be held this week

Bainbridge High School Softball Coach Christopher Bryant has announced the tryout dates for the Lady Cats and Middle School Lady Cats team. The high school ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Monday, May 3, 2021 9:07 am

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Ephesus SDA Church holds food drive

A line of cars pointed to Ephesus Seventh-Day Adventist Church as they held a food drive Thursday afternoon. The church has been holding these monthly ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Monday, May 3, 2021 9:05 am

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Rotary Club hears winning Laws of Life essays

Former BHS Principal Tommie Howell introduced the program at Tuesday’s Rotary program. As a liaison between the Laws of Life Essay state contests and the ... Read more

by Carolyn Iamon, Thursday, April 29, 2021 11:46 am

James Scarborough

What Is That on the Back Seat?

I recall an adventure I had one day when I stopped at an elderly lady’s house for a visit. I parked in her driveway as ... Read more

by James Scarborough, Thursday, April 29, 2021 11:41 am