Bainbridge, GA


Independence Day celebrations in our viewing area

Since 1776, July 4th—also known as Independence Day or the Fourth of July — has been celebrated as the birth of American independence. On July 4, 1776, delegates from the 13 colonies unanimously adopted the Declaration of Independence, announcing the colonies' separation from Great Britain. The Fourth of...

Sneads, Florida man wanted on charges in Tri-State area arrested

SNEADS, Fla. (WTVY) - A Florida man wanted on numerous felony warrants in the Tri-State area was arrested Friday. At 9:27 a.m. on June 24, officers on patrol in the area of Gloster Avenue and Highway 90 in Sneads, Florida observed Todd Will Herring seating in a vehicle in front of a local business.

Pine Finch Obituary (1992 – 2022) – Havana, FL

Kiefer Alexander Finch, 29 of Tallahassee, Florida passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022. He was born July 22, 1992 in Savannah, GA and moved to Tallahassee where he attended Leon County Schools. He is survived by his Mother: Leah Finch; Father: Monte Finch (VeraAnn); Stepfather: Matt Gay; Brothers: Kayle Finch (Maddie), Justin Perdue (Lorraine), Jake Williams, Bradley Gay; Sisters: Emily Gibson, Brittany Chaires, Taylor Moyer, Raegan Gay, Rainey Gay; Favorite Uncle: Charles Scruggs; grandparents: Earlene Finch, Margo and David Kelley; Love of his life: Cassondra Powell and many Uncles, Aunts and Cousins ​​who love him dearly. The greatest pride and joy of Kiefer’s life was when he became a father. Isaiah Alexander was waiting to welcome him home the moment he left this life. Father and son are reunited. Although Kiefer was originally a Georgia boy, he loved all things Florida. From the Seminoles and fishing on the lakes to the beautiful beaches of the Gulf. He was an avid reader, enjoyed expanding his artwork through paintings, and was an inspiration to others by speaking at recovery meetings with his sponsor and sharing his own road to recovery from addiction. He was a Diesel Mechanic for Leon County School Board and Mack Trucks. He was excited about his new adventure starting a family-owned business with his brother and best friend, Kayle, along with their mother. Kiefer’s beautiful smile, contagious laughter, love of family, friends and skateboarding will be honored on Monday, June 27, 2022 Faith Funeral Home Inc. in Havana, FL. Visitation with the family will be at 1:00 pm, Memorial Service at 2:00 pm with a graveside prayer at 4:00 pm.

Bainbridge native, Tyler Storey heads to majors in softball

After a successful football and wrestling career at Bainbridge High School, Tyler Storey graduated Bainbridge in 2016 with plans to take his football career to the next step and play at Albany State. After tearing his ACL his football journey came to an end, but Storey still found a way to fulfill his spark of playing competitive sports.

Angel Peterson signs basketball scholarship to Enterprise

Recent Bainbridge High School graduate, Angel Peterson signed a basketball scholarship with Enterprise State Community College last week to continue both her academic and athletic endeavors. Peterson had long dreamed of playing basketball at the next level, but as time for school was soon approaching, she thought her dreams had...

Damascus man arrested on drug charges and driving violations after pursuit

A Damascus man has been arrested and is facing multiple charges after leading authorities on a high-speed pursuit. 34-year-old Joseph Matthew Griffin was arrested for possession of heroin, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug-related objects, fleeing/attempting to elude, reckless driving, speeding, driving while license suspended, following too closely, and stop sign violation.

Quincy man found guilty of 1st degree murder

QUINCY, Fla. (WCTV) - A Quincy man, 19-year-old Antron Colston, was found guilty of first-degree murder and armed robbery with a firearm in connection to an arrest made back in 2020. On June 30, 2020, Quincy police officers responded to the 1000 block of West Clark Street around 1:24 a.m....

FL’s Fsb Trell Opens Up 2022 With ‘Pain Story’

Currently based in the small town of Quincy, Florida, Fsb Trell has been making a name for himself in the underground hip hop scene ever since he made his debut back in 2021. The artist entered 2022 with a new single titled ‘Pain Story’. Fsb Trell delivers heartfelt, introspective bars over a soft grand piano. Just as the song title suggests, the artist shares his pain and story of struggle, warning others not to just come in and out of his life.

Bankrollzayg Stays On His Hustle & Grind

Many rappers voice their life struggles, current successes, and upbringing through their lyrics. Especially those who have risen from humble beginnings. Yet, we speak to Bankrollzayg , lyrics aside, in a candid conversation about his successes. Residing from his home town a small City Called Cairo, Georgia Bankrollzayg is no...

Devante Grant charged with rape, sodomy of juvenile

On Wednesday, June 15, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation into the allegation of rape against a juvenile. This investigation eventually led to the arrest of Devante Grant. According to reports, DCSO Sergeant Timothy Fowler was on duty when he received a call from Bainbridge Public Safety...

Downtown Bainbridge receives 2022 Main Steet America Accredidation

Downtown Bainbridge has been designated as an Accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards. Each year, Main Street America and its partners announce the list of Accredited programs to recognize their exceptional commitment to preservation-based economic development and community revitalization through the Main Street Approach™.

Climax Baptist Church Youth Group rebuilds home during mission trip

Climax Baptist youth recently traveled to LaEsperanza, Honduras for a mission trip, where they spent several days rebuilding a Honduran woman’s home. One of the youth that helped with this project was rising Bainbridge High School senior, Mason Brown. Brown said he, along with Grace Christian Academy students, Kevin...