April 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

“Early County 2018” DEADLINE!

The deadline is near for submitting information to the Early County Bicentennial publication committee for the upcoming book, “Early County in 2018.”  Information is still needed for several communities, churches and organizations.&n More...

Tennis champs

The ECHS boys tennis team won the region championship last week, defeating Thomasville 3-1 and Berrien Co. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, April 18  Chamber of Commerce Meeting, noon, Alexander Bldg.  THURSDAY, April 19  ROTARY Club Meeting, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club LOOK What’s Bloomin’ at the Library, Garden Expo, 11 a.m. More...

Taurus USA to build facility and create jobs in Decatur County

Senator Dean Burke is happy to announce that Taurus USA will be creating 300 jobs and investing more than $22.5 million in the City of Bainbridge in Decatur County. More...

Illegal trash disposal in city

The City Marshal’s office in coordination with the Early County Health Dept. and the City Sanitation Dept. is working illegal dumps throughout the City. More...

Religion

God is in control in both worlds

Sunday School Lesson

Revelation 4 More...

CHURCH NEWS

Glorious Community  More...

THANKS

The family of the late Azzie Lee Jones Williams would like to thank each and everyone for their acts of kindness shown through phone calls, visits, food, flowers, emails, resolutions and through the warm fellowship among family and friends. More...

Burke, Green discuss legislation

Rep. Greene noted he worked to help increase the Forestland Protection Act Grant reimbursements to a total of $31.6 million, including funding for 2016 and 2017 reimbursement monies which Early County and the Board of Education did not receive. More...

Look what’s Bloomin’ Thursday

It’s looking a lot like spring and what better way to celebrate the gardening season than visiting “Look What’s Bloomin’” tomorrow, April 19, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

“Old Fashioned” Hymn Sing April 29

eFirst Baptist Church of Blakely is hosting a 2018 Bicentennial “Old Fashioned” Hymn Sing Sunday, April 29 at 6 p.m. More...

Editorials

Wheezing season

Other Voices

It’s the wheezing season, and if I’d known I’d need to blow my nose this many times every spring, I’d have sprung for some Kleenex stock and I’d be retired on a beach somewhere with a girl in a bikini bringing me drinks More...

Political Cartoon

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This time of the year

All That’s Fit to Print

This is the time of year of possibilities. Our spring — our long, long spring — keeps the feeling of anything is possible. Time to turn over a new leaf or dig in the ground.  More...

Obituaries

Ann Jones

Homemaker

Ann Blackshear Jones, 81, of Blakely, Ga., passed away in the ER of Miller County Hospital Wednesday, April 11, 2018.  More...

Azzie Williams

Homemaker

Azzie L. Jones Williams of Blakely, Ga., passed away April 4, 2018.  Mrs. Williams was born Jan. 21, 1943, to the late Roosevelt Jones and Reatha Mae Jones. She was a member of Wesley Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. More...