March 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Peanut Butter & Jelly under the Gold Dome

Early County%27s Peanut queens visited Atlanta last week for the 10th annual Peanut Butter & Jelly Day held at the State Capitol. More...

FACES Forward

Family Connection FACES will soon be conducting "FACES Forward," a community-wide assessment. FACES Forward is an effort and opportunity to develop solutions for local problems to help improve Early County. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

022206-03 NOTICE PROBATE COURT OF EARLY COUNTY Re: PETITION OF Clifford Earl Anderson, Jr. TO PROBATE IN SOLEMN FORM THE WILL OF Ruth L. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 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

House-approved budget includes pay increases

The House of Representatives adopted an $18.6 billion state budget plan for fiscal year 2007 including a 4 percent pay increase for educators and a long-overdue 7 percent increase for members of the Georgia State Patrol. More...

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Mumbles

Spring... get your eggs out!

It%27s beginning to look a lot like spring! About time, however, because spring officially arrives Monday. The martins are already here, wild Easter lilies are blooming, and Judy said she saw a snake over the weekend. More...

Obituaries

Clarence E. Moore

Military Master Gunnery Sgt. Clarence Edward Moore, 72, of Arlington, died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at Calhoun Memorial Hospital. More...

Evelyn Beckham Query

Pianist Evelyn Jernigan Beckham Query, 98, of Dothan, died Tuesday, March 7, 2006. More...

Horace E. Murphy

Maintenance Horace Eugene Murphy, 83, of Edison, died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at his home. More...

Society

DeVane-Durham

Charles and Martha DeVane of Blakely announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Wynelle, to John Joseph Durham of Bluffton, son of Keith and Tammy Durham. More...

Andrews-Richardson

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Andrews of Cuthbert announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Ann Andrews, to Grantham Brown Richardson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Richardson of Bluffton. More...

Newberry-Gaines

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Harlow "Tom" Newberry Jr. of Arlington announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tiffany Victoria Newberry, to John Carey Gaines Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Carey Gaines Sr. of Newton. More...

Community health clinic to open Mar. 31

Primary Care of Southwest Georgia, Early County%27s new Community Health Center, will open March 31 at 360 College Street in Blakely. More...

Staff, students honor school board members

Early County School Board members were recognized by the System%27s staff and students at the BOE%27s March 14 meeting at the middle school cafeteria. March 13-17 has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia More...

Report card pickup

Parents of students at Early County Middle School are reminded that tomorrow, March 16, is the day for report card pickup - 4 p.m. 7:15 p.m. Parents are encouraged to visit with their students%27 teachers and enjoy a hotdog supper. More...

New: On Campus

Beginning this week a new feature, On Campus, will help keep parents better informed about what is going on each week at Early County High. (See page 9) More...

Other News

City utility workers recognized for service

Four City of Blakely utility workers were recognized by the Electrical Cities of Georgia at the March 7 meeting of the Blakely City Council. More...

NWTF banquet to be held March 16

Support wild turkey conservation and have a great time by attending the third annual Auction and Dinner, hosted by the Early County chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. This banquet will be March 16 at the Blakely Town and Country Club. More...

Community Health Center patients to save big

Persons receiving primary care at the new community health center, Primary Care of Southwest Georgia, will be eligible for substantial savings on outpatient medications purchased at Hall Drug Company. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

God created us and he knows us

Psalm 139:1-3, 7-14,23,24 A theological term has been used to give humans some idea of one of the attributes of God. This term is "omniscient" which means, "having infinite knowledge; knowing all things" (Webster). More...

The Gospel Truth

We are free of sin by God's grace alone

The Gospels are full of miracles and parables. Miracles are divine acts and parables are deliberate stories. Jesus performed one and told the other. Often, however, He combined the two. Christ%27s miracles of healing were also messages of hope. More...

THANKS

The family of Grady Harper would like to express our gratitude for the visits, food and flowers during our time of loss. The acts of kindness, love and support during Grady%27s illness was so greatly appreciated. More...

Agriculture

Rural Development funds marketing for grass-fed beef

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UGA Vidalia onion field day set for April 6

Growers will get a look at organic Vidalia onions and other research results at the annual Vidalia Onion Field Day April 6 near Lyons, Ga. More...

2006 Georgia Centennial Farm deadline extended to April 15

Farms hold a central role in the heritage of our state, having formed the economic, cultural and family foundation for generations of Georgians. More...

Campus

On Campus

Early County High School is beginning something new to allow parents to know what is going on during the week. More...