Category | Leisure

How to: Throw the Perfect Summer Get Together

Posted on 04 October 2017

You don’t have to be a professional party planner to throw an extraordinary summer get together, rather it be a dinner party or simple backyard barbeque. Even if the circumstances leave you with little to no time to prepare, we have the tips to make you seem like the perfect host or hostess. Check your […]

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: […]

Here today, gone tomorrow — Daylilies are popular plants

Posted on 29 May 2013

By JUSTIN SCHUVER Managing Editor It’s one of the most popular gardening plants in the world, despite only have a bloom that lasts no more than 24 hours. The daylily, which is scientifically in the Hemerocallis genus, is an extremely diverse plant that comes in a variety of colors and shapes. Its English name comes […]

Local hikers tell Appalachian Trail tales

Posted on 19 September 2012

By CAROLYN IAMON News Writer The Appalachian Trail (AT) will mark its 75th anniversary in August. The 2,180-mile trail that runs from Springer Mountain, Ga., to Mt. Katahdin, Maine, took more than 15 years to build and was completed in August 1937. Three Bainbridge residents, Garrett Gossett, Larry Peiper and Ashley Long, have each completed […]

Country Club continues to serve

Posted on 30 May 2012

Bainbridge Country Club, established in 1921 and located at 312 Country Club Road, has been serving the residents of Bainbridge and Decatur County for more than 90 years.

Club pro Jimmy Stevens describes the course as challenging.

“We invite our new members to embrace the challenge of our 18-hole golf course,” Stevens said.

Canine summer survival tips

Posted on 30 May 2012

By CAROLYN IAMON News Writer Everything you ever needed to know about keeping cool and comfortable in the summer you can learn from your dog. Wake up early in the morning for exercise and work. Only chase squirrels, birds and other moving things in the early morning or late afternoon. Eat light meals. Treats and […]

Trip to East Africa was a dream come true

Posted on 30 May 2012

By BETTYE FOX Special to Bainbridge Living “Jambo!” That is Kiswahili for “Greetings!” It was always a lifelong dream of mine to visit East Africa and see the animals that our teachers showed us in the geography photos — elephants, giraffes, leopards, cheetahs, rhinos, and especially the cheetah! I always wondered if they were real. […]


Posted on 03 November 2011

Organizers of the Third Annual Port City Rodeo in September said the event was well attended and helped raise much needed funds for a variety of community projects.

Right of passage

Posted on 03 August 2011

It was a sunny but chilly October afternoon when Coast Guard Auxiliarist Dale Kramer was presented with his coxswain certification and gold pin, the adornments that mark the right of passage when a man has passed all the tests, met all the requirements and has attained the rank of coxswain, the Coast Guard Auxiliary’s equal […]

Apalach, far from typical

Posted on 18 May 2011

Apalachicola, or “Apalach” as it is known by locals, is far from a typical tourist town. Established in 1831, it was once the third largest port on the Gulf of Mexico. Wide, tree-lined streets are still graced by picturesque homes from the 19th and 20th century that show the wealth and craftsmanship of its early […]