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Downtown developers take advantage of incentives in first year of RURAL tax zone

May 8, 2019

Bainbridge Post-Searchlight

More than a year after being designated as a Georgia R.U.R.A.L. (Revitalizing Underdeveloped Rural Areas Legislation) Zone, Bainbridge developers have seen a combined $285,401 in various tax credits thanks to the piece of legislation.

New gardens, expanded plots planned for future of Bainbridge’s historic cemetery

April 11, 2019

Bainbridge Post-Searchlight

Kristin L’esperance and Bryan Bays of TSW Planners presented City Council with three legacy projects during the City Council retreat. The final project they had in store for Bainbridge is to expand Oak City Cemetery.

Chason Park expansion, river walk among projects planned at Bainbridge City Council retreat

April 8, 2019

Bainbridge Post-Searchlight

Legacy projects are on the horizon for many of Bainbridge’s local parks. The first project discussed was that of a dog park located at the corner of West Calhoun and Florida Street. The second project includes an expansion of Chason Park and a river walk to connect all the parks to the river.

Dog park among projects planned at Bainbridge Council retreat

April 4, 2019

Bainbridge Post-Searchlight

City Council attended their annual retreat this past weekend in Callaway Gardens, where they discussed multiple legacy projects for the city of Bainbridge, including a dog park. ...

The roadmap for repair

March 26, 2019

Bainbridge Post-Searchlight

Starting next month, Bainbridge residents will be seeing paving projects around the city for years to come. A year after the TSPLOST (Transportation Special Local Options Sales Tax) went into effect in Decatur County, the first round of paving projects will finally be underway. Last April, TSPLOST added an extra penny to sales in the county. Revenue from that extra penny has already generated $1.2 million in Bainbridge and more than $3 million throughout Decatur County, money that can only be spent on transportation projects.

Bainbridge City Council discusses potential of Sunday retail alcohol sales

March 21, 2019

Bainbridge Post-Searchlight

A consideration of placing Sunday alcohol sales on the November ballot was made during Tuesday night’s Bainbridge City Council meeting.

Bainbridge City Council discusses potential of Sunday retail alcohol sales

March 21, 2019

Bainbridge Post-Searchlight

A consideration of placing Sunday alcohol sales on the November ballot was made during Tuesday night’s Bainbridge City Council meeting.

Glover gives city development update at Rotary

February 22, 2019

Bainbridge Post-Searchlight

Downtown Development Authority Director, Amanda Glover, gave the Rotary Club a report on the growth that occurred in 2018, as well as the expected growth to continue in downtown Bainbridge through 2019 and beyond.