2014-04-02

Super Speeders to receive more fines

Could lose driver's privileges

On the average, every day, there is a speed-related traffic death on Georgia roadways. Anytime motorists drive at illegal speeds they put themselves, their passengers, and other drivers and pedestrians at tremendous risk. This fact prompted the Georgia House of Representatives to enact House Bill 160, Georgia Super Speeder Law, which went into effect January 1, 2010. It is designed […]

Ms. Audrey celebrates 96th birthday



MCHS Boys’ Tennis Team Undefeated and Area 3 Champions



After a tremendous season last year, making the final four, the Miller County High School boys’ tennis team was eager to begin this season. However, the boys lost four starters including #1 singles player Dylan Brock, who is now playing tennis for Lagrange College. However, the question marks were quickly filled after the first few matches as you could see […]

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1942 Hangar dedication to be held Saturday in Bainbridge



In January 1942, General Hap Arnold, commander of the Army Air Force, sent a memorandum to President Roosevelt outlining the need to create “the mightiest air force the world has ever seen.” To support the increase in training, a new basic school was built in Bainbridge in 1942. With the long-time protection and support of several civic-minded individuals, the 1942 […]

News Around Us



Bainbridge – Decatur County commissioner Dr. Butch Mosely has been selected as one of two finalists for the permanent position of Dougherty County superintendent. The other candidate being considered for the position is current Colquitt County superintendent Samuel De- Paul. Mosely has been the Dougherty County School System’s interim superintendent since January 2013. Dougherty County has been without a superintended […]

Damascus High School Classes hold reunion at SGA



The Southwest Georgia Academy Cafeteria was the location of a reunion for Damascus High School classes of 1954 through ’58. The reunion began at 10:00 on Saturday morning on March 22. Approximately 60 people attended, including classmates and guests who enjoyed the meal catered by Jerry Scarborough of Arlington. Those in attendance from the 1954 class were Coy Barnes, Barbara […]

Not always as it seems



Two nuns are ordered to paint a room in the convent and the last instruction of the Mother Superior is that they must not get even a drop of paint on their habits. After conferring about this for a while, the two nuns decide to lock the door of the room, strip off their habits, and paint in the nude. […]

BSC students earn technical certificates



Bainbridge State College students were recognized on March 10 for earning Technical Certificates of Credit. Bainbridge State College President Richard Carvajal, the keynote speaker, said the celebration was for students who may put their certificates immediately to work for themselves or serve as stepping stones to more advanced programs. Sarah Dollar of Bainbridge, who was one of the student speakers, […]

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit Declares Patronage Distribution



Southwest Georgia Farm Credit, a customer owned financial institution, announces that it plans to make a distribution from its 2013 earnings of nearly $5.5 million. In addition, the institution indicated that it has retired the 2005 allocated equity totaling $3.4 million. Together, this is an infusion of nearly $9 million into the Southwest Georgia economy. “In an economy where making […]