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Police: Suspects charged with 5 counts of attempted murder after gunfire in Bluffton

Monday update: The Bluffton Police Department has issued the following statement regarding the arrest of two men in connection with the shooting. "At approximately 2:34PM (8/7/22), Officer received a report of gunshots possibly coming from two vehicles on New Riverside Road. Upon arrival, Officers located shell casings on the roadway. Moments later, Beaufort County Communications advised subjects had just walked into a local medical center with gunshot wounds (non-life-threatening). Officers responded to that location and located one of the two vehicles involved in the incident.
BLUFFTON, GA
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Damon Scott charged with battery after assault witnessed

A Bainbridge man was arrested by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday. Damon Jay Scott was arrested on one count of battery after assaulting an employee of the V8P Shop Tuesday morning. According to Bainbridge Public Safety’s official report, the victim had arrived at the shop for work, when Scott backed his vehicle up and nearly struck hers. According to the victim, she honked her horn to let Scott know she was behind him.
BAINBRIDGE, GA
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Bearcats claw Crisp County Cougars in close scrimmage game

The 2022 Bainbridge Bearcats football team took the field Friday night as they faced off in a scrimmage against Crisp County, as the Bearcats make their final preparations for the 2022 regular season. In the week leading up to the scrimmage, head coach Jeff Littleton said he and his staff...
BAINBRIDGE, GA
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1 charged in Bainbridge store employee assault

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (WALB) - A man was arrested and charged in connection to an assault incident that happened at a vape shop in Bainbridge Tuesday morning. Damon Scott was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with battery. Witnesses told WALB that the incident happened after an employee honked at Scott, notifying...
BAINBRIDGE, GA
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Georgia fourth-generation farmer rips Bill Gates as largest farmland owner in US: 'Hell yeah I have concerns'

A fourth-generation farmer in South Georgia, Will Harris, recently shared concerns about Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates allegedly becoming the largest individual farmland owner in the United States. Harris, the owner of White Oak Pastures, a six-generation 152-year-old family farm in Bluffton, Georgia, shared his concerns in a recent post to...
BLUFFTON, GA
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Seminole County Indians place third in World Series

Pictured above right is Creek Durden who was presented the home run ball that he received from State Director David Gloyd and District VI Director, Billy Fain. Also pictured above are the Seminole County 12U DYB Allstar Team. Coached by head coach Michael Jon Rogerson, and assistant coaches Stephen Scott and Brad Akers, these boys placed third place in the 2022 DYB Ozone World Series: Zack Odom, Cullen Hicks, Luke Scott, Reid Phillips, Reese Bridges, Luke Akers, Creek Durden, Preston Deel,Jack Palmer, Cullen Hicks, and Hezekiah Jurkins.
SEMINOLE COUNTY, GA
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Harvest House of Hope Golf Tournament Winners Announced

On Friday July 15 the Harvest House of Hope hosted their annual Golf Tournament to raise money for women battling addiction. The results are in and the tournament had its most successful showing yet. This year participation was at an all-time high as over 26 teams totaling up to 144...
BAINBRIDGE, GA
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SRTC Practical Nursing Students Honored during pinning ceremony

On Wednesday, July 27, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) held a pinning ceremony honoring the most recent class of Practical Nursing (PN) students from SRTC – Blakely, SRTC – Thomasville, and SRTC – Tifton. The ceremony commemorates the students’ successful completion of their nursing coursework and clinical rotations. These graduates were also eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony at SRTC-Bainbridge on July 28, 2022.
THOMASVILLE, GA
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727 students celebrated at Southern Regional Technical College's commencement ceremony

Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) celebrated 727 students’ academic accomplishments during a summer commencement ceremony on July 28. The commencement ceremony was held at SRTC-Bainbridge in honor of the graduates who completed their programs during the spring and summer semesters of 2022. Degrees, diplomas, and certificates were bestowed upon...
MOULTRIE, GA
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Bearcats prepare for scrimmage against Crisp County Cougars

The Bainbridge High School football team will take the field for the first time in 2022 on Friday as they face off against Crisp County High School in a scrimmage. The Bearcats will host Crisp County at Centennial Field at 7:30 p.m. on Friday as they get set for their first dose of live competition.
CRISP COUNTY, GA
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Varsity Bearcats host kids baseball camp

As kids are trying to soak up the last few days of summer before school comes back in full force, some kids are enjoying it by spending their days on the baseball field as they attend the “Ballin with the Bearcats” baseball camp. Hosted by Bainbridge High School...
BAINBRIDGE, GA
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BHS Golf Team gets lessons from Seminole State College Golf Coach, Christa Teno

Even during the offseason, the Bainbridge High School golf team is still working and getting better. Last week, the Bearcat golfers were able to take in lessons and immerse themselves with knowledge about the game of golf as they spent two days with Seminole State College golf coach Christa Teno and one of her players, Alex Giles.
BAINBRIDGE, GA
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Sanchez couple experiences trip of a lifetime during Operation Heal our Patriots

Bainbridge couple, Jacob and Amethyste Sanchez recently returned from Alaska, where they partook in Samaritan’s Purse Operation Heal Our Patriots. Operation Heal Our Patriots is a ministry project of Samaritan’s Purse that focuses on bringing spiritual refreshment, physical renewal and marriage enrichment to wounded and injured U.S. Military service members and their spouses.
BAINBRIDGE, GA
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