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BHS student wins state in Laws of Life essay contest

Bainbridge High School senior Corbin Austin recently was named the state winner for the Georgia Laws of Life ... Read more | Add your comment

First Port City Youth Leadership group competes in Amazing Shake competition

Friday morning twenty-five students involved in First Port City’s Youth Leadership Program took part in the annual Amazing ... Read more | Add your comment

Community rallies around BHS student injured in wreck

What was supposed to be a magical evening filled with high school memories, turned into a nightmare for ... Read more | Add your comment

Nelson Chapel AME Church hosts Spring Break Food Drive

This past Wednesday, a food drive was held at Nelson Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, in association with ... Read more | Add your comment


Danimer Scientific planning $700 million, 400-job expansion

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced Monday that Danimer Scientific (NYSE: DNMR), a leading developer and manufacturer of biodegradable materials, plans to invest $700 million in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.


Post’s NCAA Tournament bracket contest offers fun, prizes

I still remember, fondly the first time I ever filled out a bracket for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament when I was 12 years old, ... Read more | Add your comment

by John Wells.


Two BHS band students to continue music education at chosen university

Bainbridge High School band seniors Kaitlin Floyd and Brooklyn Willis are excited to announce they will be furthering their music education next year at University ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:04 am


Bands earn Superior Rating for 36th Consecutive Year

Congratulations to the Bainbridge High School Symphonic and Concert Bands! On March 25th, both bands earned Superior Ratings for the 36th CONSECUTIVE YEAR. A Superior ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:01 am


Nomad Nurse now offering Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Located off of South Scott Street, The Nomad Nurse is currently offering the Moderna coronavirus vaccine, with the first shipment of 200 arriving this week. ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:58 am


Decatur County Commissioners honor Captain Justin Bedwell

During Tuesday morning’s County Commissioner meeting, the Board of Commissioners presented the family of the late Captain Justin Bedwell with a plaque in honor of ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:56 am


City hires new horticulturist

The City of Bainbridge recently hired a new horticulturist Kyle Manderscheid to help maintain the grounds and beautify the upcoming landscape in Chason Park. Manderscheid ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:51 am


Decatur County YMCA begins Couch Potato to 5K training

In preparation for the upcoming Beat the Badge 5k run, the Bainbridge YMCA is hosting the Couch Potato to 5k program. These practice runs are ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Monday, April 12, 2021 12:04 pm


E&L’s Variety Store holds ribbon cutting ceremony

E & L’s Variety Store opened its doors on Friday, April 10. They hosted a grand opening with free giveaways! Laura Rhymes, owner of the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 12, 2021 11:59 am


Bearcats Varsity comes up short in recent contests

The Bainbridge High School Boys varsity soccer team gave hard fought performances, but came up on the short end in three recent contests. On March ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:55 am


Lady Cats Varsity Soccer split two Region Contests

The Bainbridge Varsity girls soccer team hosted a pair of Region contests last week defeating the Monroe High School Lady Tornadoes 10-0, while losing a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:52 am


Bearcats split games over Spring Break

Last week, the Bainbridge Bearcats baseball team took on Colquitt County and Lee County in non-region play. The Bearcats beat Colquitt County 11-3, before facing ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:50 am


GCA Middle School Tennis Team finishes season undefeated

The GCA Middle School tennis team finished their season last Thursday, going undefeated even when facing off against schools like BMS. This means the team ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:46 am

James Scarborough

Under the Microscope

When I was growing up I did not have lots of fancy toys, but I had all I needed to keep me occupied. I always ... Read more

by James Scarborough, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:43 am

Dan Ponder

Pillow Talk

Dan”, she screamed. “The tag goes on the inside.” Of course, I know it does because she has told me so a hundred times. It ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:32 am


Rotary Club hears more of downtown development at meeting

Last week’s Rotary program was presented by the Downtown Development Authority. This week the program was given by one of the major developers, Tyler Thomas ... Read more

by Carolyn Iamon, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:29 am


Georgia wins Water War with unanimous SCOTUS decision

The Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision on Thursday in regards to the ongoing dispute between Florida and Georgia over Georgia farmer’s usage of ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:25 am


Tree removal on Monroe St. expected to last several days

Last week, work began on removing a cypress tree on Monroe Street. The tree’s knees had begun growing into and crushing the storm drain boxes ... Read more

by Ethan Reddish, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:20 am


Car chase leads to wreck, arrests

On Monday, March 29, Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Vincent Edmond received a tip from Bainbridge Public Safety that eventually led to the arrest of ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:15 am


People gather for Holy Week service in Willis Park

Wednesday afternoon the Ministerial Association held an open air Holy Week service in Willis Park, while surrounded by individuals eager to hear God’s word. First ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Saturday, April 3, 2021 11:35 am


Body recovered at Bainbridge Marina

On Thursday, April 1, Bainbridge Public Safety, Decatur County Fire and Rescue, Decatur-Grady EMS, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Natural Resources ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Friday, April 2, 2021 1:19 pm


Bearcat Baseball beats TCC in doubleheader

The Bainbridge Bearcats Baseball team took on Thomas County Central in a doubleheader on Friday night, where they came out victorious in both games. The ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:02 am


Lady Cats Varsity Soccer Team defeats Cairo 3-1

The Bainbridge High School Lady Cats varsity Soccer team scored three second half goals to defeat Cairo 3-1, in a region 1-4A contest, last Thursday ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:59 am


Bearcat tennis teams bring home win over Cairo

The Lady Cats and Bearcat tennis teams faced off against region opponent Cairo on Thursday, where the Bearcats and Lady Cats got a full sweep. ... Read more

by Jill Holloway, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:56 am


Rotary hears details of a thriving downtown during meeting

Director of Downtown Development, Amanda Glover, presented a detailed description of the growth occurring in downtown Bainbridge to the Rotary Club on Tuesday. She began ... Read more

by Carolyn Iamon, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:51 am

James Scarborough

Outside the Comfort Zone

Madeline is twelve years old now and I do not get to spend as much time with her as I used to. Like all young ... Read more

by James Scarborough, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:47 am

Lynn Roberts

O Death, Where is Your Sting?

At one of our restaurants here in Bainbridge there is a very lovely lady who always asks me about this column. She is gracious in ... Read more

by Lynn Roberts, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:26 am