March 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Forestry Queens

Miss Lauren Arnold, daughter of Celester Arnold and the late Roy Arnold, was crowned 2006 Early County Forestry Queen at the 22nd annual Miss Early County Forestry Scholarship Pageant. More...

Cancer screening seminar

Dr. Garrett Bennett will present a program April 5 discussing cancer screenings and why they are important. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

032206-03 LOCAL PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on March 13, 2006, an application was filed with the Federal Communications Commission, Washington, D.C., seeking consent to the assignment of license of Radio Station WBBK-AM at Blakely, Ge More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29 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 approves immigration reform proposal

On Thursday, the state House of Representatives voted 123-51 to adopt legislation that attempts to stem the tide of illegal immigrants into Georgia. More...

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Obituaries

Theodis Brown

Theodis "Bo" Brown, 90, of Blakely, died Friday, March 10, 2006, at his residence. More...

Robert L. Marshall

Saw Mill Worker Robert Lee Marshall, 63, died Sunday, March 19, 2006. More...

Doris P. Moulton

Bookkeeper Doris P. Moulton, 80, of Jakin, died Monday, March 20, 2006, at Early Memorial Nursing Home. More...

Society

Ingram-Wittry

Dr. and Mrs. Mark M. Ingram of Vienna are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristin Michelle Ingram, to Evan Ryan Wittry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Wittry of Lawrenceville. More...

Lynn-Farris

Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Lynn of Eufaula announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Nicole Lynn, to Terry Lee Farris, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Farris of Arlington, Ga. More...

Jackson-Lewis

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Jackson of Camilla announce the engagement of their daughter, Kandis Jackson of Dothan, Ala., to Donovon Lewis, son of Thelma Lewis of Blakely. More...

How does poverty impact learning, work habits and decision making?

Could you survive in poverty? What about middle class? What about hitting it rich? Would you know the language of the rich? Could you move up, or down, a social class and know the rules? More...

Spring Break at E-Tu-Nake

Northwestern University students who decided to spend their spring break working at Camp E-TuNake included: kneeling from left, Christine Lin, Nick Halpern and Mary Yang. More...

Monday at the Movies

Celebrate spring break at Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library%27s Monday at the Movies April 3. Ages five and older can enjoy two different Disney films, popcorn and juice. Showtimes are 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. More...

Secretaries' luncheon How work

Ladies, make plans now to attend the Professional Administrator%27s Day luncheon April 26 at the Blakely Town and Country Club. The luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tickets are available at the Chamber of Commerce at $12 each. More...

Other News

Blakely resident celebrates $63,000 Fantasy 5 win

Dennis Early, a resident of Blakely, matched five out of five numbers in the Feb. 9 Fantasy 5 drawing and won the top prize of $63,361. More...

Send in your favorite recipes

Local administrative workers are invited to submit their favorite recipes or time saving tips to be included in this year%27s special More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive Daily Events April 3 - Rhythm band practice 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Lunch: Turkey pot roast/noodles, steamed cabbage, peas & carrots, wheat roll, applesauce cake. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

How do we respond to tragedy?

Job 1:14-22; 3:1-3, 11 The divine record (II Timothy 3:16; II Peter 1:21) introduces us to Job (Job 1:1), and gives the divine assessment of the life and character of this man. More...

The Gospel Truth

The word of God is the true spark of grace

For a moment, the good news had gone bad for Simon Peter and his friends. His great confession of faith gave way to the fisherman putting his foot in his mouth once again. He who had been called blessed by the Lord was now called Satan. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Southern District Southern District Churches will sponsor A Day of Fun in the Park at the Boat Base in Bainbridge Saturday, April 8 at 10 a.m. More...

Agriculture

Local peanut growers recognized for top yields

Mike Newberry, representing Hillside Farms, and Mike Grebel of Early County were recently honored at the Sawgrass Marriott Beach Resort in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., along with 14 other Georgia peanut growers and inducted into the Georgia Peanut Achiev More...

FSA News

Key changes in FSA programs

The Farm Service Agency announced key changes authorized by the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 . The Act calls for changes to special marketing loan provisions for upland cotton and the Direct and Counter cyclical Payment Program. More...