Cities In The News


Voters say ‘Yes’ to alcohol sales

November 8, 2019

Bainbridge Post-Searchlight

Decatur County residents voted to allow the City of Bainbridge to authorize Sunday alcohol sales Tuesday.

Domino’s delivers with BPS for fire prevention week

October 28, 2019

Bainbridge Post-Searchlight

As part of Fire Prevention Week, Bainbridge Public Safety partnered with Bainbridge Domino’s to spread the word about fire prevention!

A year later, Georgia communities wait for promised hurricane relief

October 10, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Reynolds, the mayor of Bainbridge and also a pharmacist, couldn’t get his vehicle out of the driveway. Too many downed trees. So, gripping a flashlight, he began a two-and-a-half mile trek to check on his pharmacy.

City Council approves FY 2020 budget

September 20, 2019

Bainbridge Post-Searchlight

The Bainbridge City Council adopted the fiscal year 2020 budget that will fund the city’s capital needs and return funds to the city’s reserves, according to City Manager Chris Hobby.

Candidates qualify for local election

August 29, 2019

Bainbridge Post-Searchlight

Chief Elections Official Carol Heard announced the candidates who qualified for the City of Bainbridge special election and contested regular election on Friday.

Public speaks to City Council on proposed millage rate

August 8, 2019

Bainbridge Post-Searchlight

The City Council held a public hearing on the proposed millage rate Tuesday evening, where Bainbridge residents could ask questions and understand the changes going into effect.

McDowell resigns from City Council

August 5, 2019

Bainbridge Post-Searchlight

City Councilman Derik McDowell resigned from Bainbridge City Council District 4 Seat 2.

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.