February 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Local streets to be resurfaced

Several streets and roads in Early County are scheduled for resurfacing as part of the Paving the Way Home Initiative announced last week by Gov. Sonny Perdue. More...

Harris’ grassfed beef taking hold

If you happen to wander into a Publix supermarket while traveling in the mountains, don More...

Other News

Unsung Heroes

In observation of Black History Month the Freedom Council is holding an Unsung Hero Banquet Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Blakely civic center featuring The Bottom More...

Be ready when severe weather strikes

Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia is Feb. 19-25, and Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine wants to remind homeowners of some important insurance tips to protect their property from tornadoes, flooding and other weather-related hazards. More...

Ten reasons to love Georgia small business

Small businesses are the heart of Georgia More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Be wise, follow a good mentor

II Timothy 3:10-4:8 There is no such thing as the More...

The Gospel Truth

Are you willing to follow Jesus?

Sometimes a person can say a lot with just a few words. I heard of a man who joined a monastery where the monks take a vow of silence. Each year at their annual review, however, they were allowed to speak two words. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Ministerial Assoc. The Blakely Ministerial Association meets the third Thursday of the month. The February meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Blakely First Baptist Church. More...

Society

Organizing your wedding day

Your wedding day should go smoothly and without a hitch, and the key to this is good organization well in advance of your wedding day ... More...

Children in the wedding ceremony

Children make a delightful addition to any wedding celebration. When including children in the wedding party, it is important to note their enthusiasm and excitement. It often equals, if not exceeds, that of the other attendants. More...

Bryan portraits on exhibit

Carol Bryan, who operates Bryan Photography in Baker County, had a portrait selected from Professional Photographers of America More...

Campus

Bingo for Books enjoyed at ECES

Bingo for Books, sponsored by 21st Century CCLC and ECSS parent involvment coordinator Tammy Storey, was Tuesday, Feb. 6 at Early County Elementary School. The event is open to Head Start through fifth grade students and their families. More...

ECES Pre-K registration to be held Feb. 27 March 3

The Early County Elementary School Pre-K program will begin registration Feb. 27 through March 3, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Early County Elementary School Pre-K building. More...

Service with a smile

The Early County Youth Leadership program sponsored by the Family and Consumer Science Department at Early County High School has been conducting service learning projects throughout the community this school year. More...

Rice Group to address chamber banquet

Charles Bartin Rice Sr., Charles Bartin Rice Jr. along with Nathan Norris of the Placemakers Group will be the guest speakers at the Blakely-Early County Chamber of Commerce 56th annual banquet Feb. 23 at the Early County High cafeteria at 7 p.m. More...

Baseball sign-up, summer jobs

Baseball, softball and tee ball registration is still underway. Room is still available for additional players in some age groups. Don More...

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The Early County News is finally online! We More...

Loose pets can be costly

Four-legged repeat offenders of the city More...

Community Calendar

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15 CHAMBER of Commerce, noon 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

House News

Representative Gerald Greene

House shows support for military families Maj. Gen. William G. More...

All That’s Fit to Print

The curse of the blank page

I always wondered why some books and documents included blank pages, or almost blank pages, with the words More...

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Obituaries

Irene W. Cannon

Irene W. Cannon Homemaker Martha Irene Waller Cannon, 93, of Blakely, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan. More...

LeMay Merritt

Comptroller Frances LeMay Sims Merritt, 68, of Blakely, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006. More...

Stan Sirmons

Installation manager Standifer More...

Agriculture

Rural newcomers keep county agents busy in Georgia

On the old Green Acres TV show, Oliver Douglas constantly turned to his county agent for answers to gardening questions. More...

Around the Farm & Home

Get your shrubs on a pruning schedule

Pruning is an important cultural practice for maintaining shrubs. There are several reasons for pruning. Sometimes you want to train or direct the growth of plants into a particular form or space. More...

ABAC scholarship deadline is March 1

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