February 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber banquet Feb. 23

The 56th annual Blakely-Early County Chamber of Commerce meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Early County High cafeteria. More...

Squeeze on farm profits

Georgia farmers will likely have to spend more per acre to farm major row crops in 2006, say University of Georgia economists. They More...

Trial prompts trooper backup

It wasn%27t a Georgia State Patrol convention that brought a large number of state troopers into Blakely last week, but a murder trial moved to Early County from neighboring Miller County. More...

Other News

Local Habitat begins work on third house

Fill dirt began arriving Jan. 31 at the corner of Washington and Lee Streets. It was a long awaited moment for one family in Blakely. More...

District governor visits Blakely Lions Club

District Governor Dale Culp was the special guest at the Jan. 24 meeting of the Blakely Lions Club. More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive Daily Events

February 13 More...

Religion

Strive to develop Christian character

Sunday School Lesson

II Timothy 2:14-26 More...

Society’s insidious sin problem

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CHURCH NEWS

Gospel Sing The first quarter gospel sing will be at the old Jakin School lunchroom at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. Everyone is invited. More...

Society

Tucker-Tinson

Ms. Helen Stokes of Omega, Ga., and Randall Tucker of Sylvester are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Tanika Lashundra Tucker, to Cedric R. Tinson, son of Ms. Hilda Tinson of Blakely and the late Herman Wilson of Kingstree, S.C. More...

Cox-Fulford

Mr. and Mrs. Dan Cox of Blakely are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dana Brooke, to Robert Brandon Fulford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Fulford of Colquitt. More...

Goocher-Womble

Joley Middleton and Wayne Goocher Jr. of Blakely announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Mallory Jo Goocher, to Blake Womble, son of Sandra and Russell Womble of Colquitt. More...

Coretta Scott King: 1927 2006

Funeral services were held Tuesday at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia for Coretta Scott King, considered by many as one of the most influential women leaders in America and the world. More...

ECHS teams hosting region tourney

The ECHS Lady Cats and Bobcats finished the regular season with six consecutive wins. The Lady Cats finished the season with a 19-6 record and the #1 seed in the region. More...

Ag tag proposed

Legislation was introduced last week that will create a new license plate recognizing Georgia More...

County meeting

The Early County Commission met Monday night at the county administration building. More...

Community Calendar

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8 12-STEP substance abuse meeting, 8 p.m., Hope House Ministries, 459 Bay St. For info call Min. James Robinson at 229-359-0088 More...

Editorials

LETTERS

Dear Editor, To the person or person who threw away two black lab puppies on Hightower Road, you are lower than a snake More...

Mumbles

We got a telegram ...

If you can read this, thank a teacher. If you are reading it in English, thank a soldier. More...

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Obituaries

Johnny C. George

Johnny C. George, 47, of Blakely, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006. More...

Ruby N. Willis

ASCS

Ruby Nicholson Willis, 86, of Colquitt, died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, at More...

Donald F. Bowman

Mechanic

Donald Frederick Bowman, 86, of Blakely, died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan. More...

Agriculture

CRP contract re-enrollments and extentions offered

FSA News

Overview On Jan. 31, USDA More...

ABAC scholarship deadline is March 1

The deadline for submitting applications for scholarships at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is March 1. More...

Stockholders to meet Feb. 14

The annual stockholder More...

Campus

FCCLA students participate in job shadowing

The Early County High School Family and Consumer Sciences partnered with several businesses across the community to provide job shadowing opportunities for students on Groundhog Day, Feb. 2. More...

Kids urged to register to recreation ball season

Baseball, softball and tee ball seasons begin in March. Registration concludes Friday, Feb. 10 at 5 p.m. More...

HONOR ROLL

ECMS Holden Chapman was inadvertently omitted from the seventh grade A/B honor roll list. More...