2012-03-28

State BOE recommends Miller BOE be suspended



Tuesday, March 20, 2012, the Georgia State Board of Education voted unanimously to recommend to Governor Nathan Deal suspension, with pay, of the Miller County Board of Education. The State Board of Education conducted a hearing pursuant to O.C.G.A. 20-2-73, relating to recommendations for potential suspension of local boards of education for governance related issues. Attached is a copy of […]

Gambling warrants served Thursday, with five arrests



As a result of several months of undercover investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, two southwest Georgia businesses had warrants executed on them and five arrests were made charging individuals with gambling activities. Last year, Governor Nathan Deal announced that he wants all internet cafes and internet sweepstakes stores shut down. Four law enforcement agencies were involved in the […]

Jo Davis receives state award



The Alpha Omicron Chapter of the Psi State (Georgia) Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is proud to announce that Jo Davis is the recipient of the 2012 Psi State Achievement Award for her outstanding contributions to Psi State. The award was presented at the Districts IV, V and VI meeting held on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at […]

Williams earns region’s Instructor of the Year honors



Randy Williams, a Bainbridge College paramedic and emergency medical technician assistant professor, was named this region’s EMS Instructor of the Year. In receiving the Region 8 EMS Instructor of the Year Award, Williams was cited for his performance and leadership in the classroom, both as a student and as an instructor, his outstanding community service and his devotion to his […]

Business owners to bring in required records or be taken to Superior Court



In an interview Monday with Miller County Chief Appraiser, Tammy Ivy, she stated, “I’m telling you this, those businesses we subpoenaed for Tuesday, March 27, I’ve already got the paper work from Jesse Bowles (Miller County attorney from Cuthbert) to be in Superior Court why they are not doing what the law says.” She said that homeowners are paying for […]

News Around Us



Bainbridge – A Bainbridge College student reported being robbed by three men who offered him a ride last Wednesday, March 14. The victim stated that a man, whom he was familiar with but did not personally know, approached him on the Bainbridge College campus Wednesday afternoon, according to a Bainbridge Public Safety incident report. During a brief conversation, the man […]

Second annual Crush Cancer Run a success



Beta Sigma Phi hosted the second annual Crush Cancer Run on Saturday, March 10, to raise money for its Relay for Life team. This year’s race was dedicated to Beta Sigma Phi member, Ashlie Henley. Approximately 50 5K and one mile fun run runners gathered early Saturday morning to participate in this event. Awards were presented to the overall male […]

The ‘ Present’



Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the room’s only window. The other man had to spend all his time flat on his back. The men talked for hours […]

Bainbridge man featured on 20-20



Freedom of speech is a basic freedom guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. But what about speech on the internet? Can anything be done when people spread rumors or lies online? A south Georgia man is leading a fight against one website he says is destroying reputations and lives. Tyler Inlow is the creator of the Facebook page Topix.com Should Be […]

Sophie Gibson places third in state finals



Edmond North High School junior Sophie Gibson recently captured third place in the state finals of the American Legion 2012 Oratorical Contest, representing Edmond Post 111. The contest was held February 25, 2012, in Duncan, Oklahoma. The contestants each delivered an eight to 10 minute prepared oration on some phrase or phrases of the Constitution of the United States that […]