March 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Historical cemetery walk

Make a date with history March 25 and 26 when the Columbia Historical Society features its annual cemetery walk. More...

Free Spay/Neuter Clinic

PAWS, along with the Decatur/Bainbridge Humane Society and the Humane Society of the United States, is holding a free spay/neuter clinic in Seminole County March 11 and March 12. More...

Other News

Local survivors will be honored at Relay for Life

This year More...

Plant Farley receives international award

Employees at Southern Nuclear Operating Company More...

Women’s conference held at First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church in Blakely was an exciting place to be for the many women who attended More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

God made us special

Psalm 8:1-9 It is easy for any person, even who knows Jesus Christ as his or her Savior, to become so involved in the More...

The Gospel Truth

Facing good versus evil in daily life

There are some things in life that go together, others do not. Peanut butter and jelly is good. Peanut butter and bologna is not so good. Put Andy Taylor and Barney Fife on the streets of Mayberry and you have a good fit. More...

CHURCH NEWS

St. Maryland Baptist St. Maryland Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Women More...

Agriculture

Deadly soybean disease can survive Georgia winters

University of Georgia scientists learned recently that Asiatic soybean rust, a deadly tropical soybean disease, can survive Georgia%27s winter weather. This raises concerns that it could spread earlier and stronger this year. More...

Southeast climate experts say warm, dry spring ahead

Most Georgians probably don More...

Around the Farm & Home

Benefits of applying 2, 4-D to cotton

Apply your 2, 4-D in conservation tillage cotton. More...

Campus

ECES students attend good character cinema

Every four and a half weeks, students in grades pre-k through fifth grade, who exhibit good character, are chosen to attend the Good Character Cinema. More...

Learn English as a second language

Family Connection FACES will begin an English as a Second Language class Tuesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. at the Family Learning Resource Center. More...

Bingo for books set for March 13

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Chamber banquet

Rice discusses 2055 initiative

The program for last week More...

4-H Market Hog Show winners

The Early County Market Hog Show was held last week at the Early County Ag Center with 21 4-H More...

Bingo for Books March 13

Bingo for Books sponsored by 21st Century Community Learning Center and ECSS Parent Involvement Coordinator Tammy Storey will be held Monday, March 13 at Early County Elementary School cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1 FAMILY Connection Collaborative, noon, Family Learning Resource Center More...

Editorials

House News

Title lending

Over the past several years, the Georgia legislature has cracked down on various forms of predatory lending. First, restrictions were placed on traditional lending institutions, then the payday loan industry. More...

All That’s Fit to Print

Nip it, nip it in the bud

Don Knotts died over the weekend. In case anyone doesn More...

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Obituaries

Tony W. Evans

Grounds Keeper Tony W. Evans, 60, of Blakely, died Friday, Feb. 17, 2006. More...

Frances Chandler

Frances Elaine Garrett Chandler, 80, of Orlando, Fla., died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, at Health Central Park Nursing Home in Winter Garden, Fla. More...

Frederick S. Fulton

Machine Operator Frederick S. Fulton, 82, of Marietta, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006. More...

Society

Kolomoki Mounds to sponsor historical photography contest

Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites are celebrating their 75th anniversary 1931-2006. Founded in 1938, Kolomoki Mounds is celebrating its 68th anniversary and would like to thank all those who support the park and have made it what it is today. More...

Cannon-Sharpton

Mr. and Mrs. James Robert Cannon of Blakely proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jamie Lee Cannon, to William Glenn Sharpton Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William Glenn Sharpton Sr. of Vidalia. More...

Houston-Durden

Paul and Amy Bates and Chip and Michelle Houston, all of Blakely, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dea, to Justin Durden, son of Leon and Debra Durden of Mayhaw. More...