A Home to Treasure

Posted on 11 May 2016

By Carolyn Iamon Photos by Nichole Buchanan Webster’s Dictionary defines Heritage as something handed down from one ancestor to another, as a characteristic, a culture, or tradition. The Reynolds Family home at 524 E. Shotwell St. is a home deserving of the term heritage. It is full of family history and a treasure to be […]

A Historical tour through Oak City Cemetary

Posted on 11 May 2016

Story by Brandon O’Connor Photos by  Nichole Buchanan and Brandon O’Connor As you pass through the iron and brick gate marking the entrance to Oak City Cemetery you are transported back in time. Oak trees overlook the countless graves where for over 160 years the residents of Bainbridge have been laid to rest. Like silent […]

Strings broaden musical tastes for Grace Christian Academy students

Posted on 11 May 2016

By Carolyn Iamon Photos by Nichole Buchanan & Carolyn Iamon Seven years ago Charlie Strickland began a project to offer a cultural music experience to a small group of sixth grade students at Grace Christian Academy. He started giving them lessons on stringed instruments, thereby creating the only stringed instrument program in the local schools. […]

Beyond the call of duty

Posted on 11 May 2016

Story and Photos by Brandon O’Connor For seventeen years Officer Maurice Gaines has walked the halls as a school police officer in Decatur County Schools. He starts each day by assisting with student drop-off at Hutto Middle School. Some parents drop their kids off across the street so he works to make sure each kid […]

Back in business

Posted on 16 April 2014

  Nicole Nichols By Powell Cobb Reporter Bainbridge is a town rooted deep with tradition. That’s one of the reasons why native Nicole Nichols decided to move back after graduating from Auburn in 2007. She wanted to live in a place where people knew her name and cared about her. She realized there wasn’t a […]

Events

Upcoming events around Bainbridge

Upcoming events around Bainbridge

Posted on 11 May 2016

Bainbridge Farmers’ Market Every Saturday through June, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come to the Farmers’ Market at its new location on the corner of Broad and Market streets in Downtown Bainbridge to shop a wide variety of locally grown produce and other foods. Downtown Block Party Friday, May 20, 7-10 p.m. Come to Willis […]

Food and Recipes

Overnight Blueberry French Toast

Overnight Blueberry French Toast

Posted on 11 May 2016

Ingredients 12 slices day-old bread, cut into 1-inch cubes 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, cut into 1-inch cubes 2 cup fresh blueberries 12 eggs, beaten 2 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup maple syrup 1 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 cup water 1 tablespoon butter Instructions Lightly grease a 9×13 […]

Outdoors

Expert’s Corner: Getting your spring garden in top shape

Expert’s Corner: Getting your spring garden in top shape

Posted on 11 May 2016

  Q: What is the biggest thing that people need to know about getting their garden ready for spring?  A: Jeff Jeter (Owner/Operator In The Garden) Start off with good soil. Test your soil. Go have the PH tested on it and see what nutrients you need in your soil. Find out what you have: […]

Youth

Students Mold Art in Ceramics Class

Students Mold Art in Ceramics Class

Posted on 11 May 2016

Story and Photos by Carolyn Iamon Some people never outgrow their love of playing in the mud. BHS art teacher, Rebecca Cole, indulges that desire in the ceramics classes she teaches at BHS.  There are two levels of classes, with 35 students per class. In addition to the initial visual arts classes that cover all […]

Health and Fitness

Zumba — a fitness ‘dance party’ uniting the world

Zumba — a fitness ‘dance party’ uniting the world

Posted on 19 September 2012

By BRENNAN LEATHERS News Writer Perhaps the most popular new workout program is something called Zumba — if you’ve never heard of it before, it sounds like it might be a kind of Latin dance, but that’s just scratching the surface of what has become a worldwide fitness phenomenon. Zumba defies almost any program that has […]


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