View the photo gallery of President Carter’s visit

Photos from President Carter's visit

View the photo gallery of President Jimmy Carter’s and First Lady Rosalynn Carter’s visit to Bainbridge State College on Feb. 18. If you would like a copy of any of the photos, please contact Carol Heard at 229-248-2596 or

Carters’ visit special because of relationships

Photo of Bainbridge State College President Richard Carvajal and U.S. President Jimmy Carter.

The relationship former President Jimmy Carter has with Bainbridge State College goes way back – back before there was even a college in Southwest Georgia. On Tuesday, Feb. 18, President Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, marked the first time Bainbridge State hosted a U.S. President in its 40-year history, and the visit from the Nobel Peace Prize-winner was even more special because he was speaking from the building named in honor of his close adviser, the late Charles H. Kirbo. “I would not have been…

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