April 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission qualifying April 24-28

Qualifying for candidates wishing to seek a seat on the Early County Board of Commissioners will be held April 24-28. The qualifying fee will be $72. More...

EC2055 to hold public meetings

Two days of public meetings have been announced by EC2055. More...

Back at ya, from Iraq

Chief Warrant Officer Billy Brank and the soldiers in his unit in Iraq expressed their appreciation for the "We love our troops!" banner they were sent in February. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

041906-06 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF EARLY COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA CIVIL ACTION NO. 2006V-111 CINDY H. MARQUEZ, Plaintiff v. LUIS ARMANDO MARQUEZ, Defendant More...

Community Calendar

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19 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

Other Voices

Americans and environmental education: School of Crock

If there is anything worse than Americans' knowledge about the environment, it is their perception of it. Ask the experts. More...

Mumbles

A time for you to speak up

There's an announcement in this week's paper that EC2055 is planning to hold a major public initiative April 29 and 30. You're invited. I urge you to attend. More...

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Obituaries

James Kitchens

James M. Kitchens Jr., 76, of Dothan, died April 10, 2006, at Long Beach Memorial Hospital in Long Beach, Calif. More...

Carolyn B. Fuller

Receptionist Carolyn Virginia Barbree Fuller, 82, of Blakely, died Sunday, April 16, 2006, at Early Memorial Hospital. More...

IN MEMORY

In Memory of Fessor Williams In loving memory of our More...

Society

Carvajal-White

Dr. and Mrs. Irving Carvajal of Miami, Fla., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Nicole Carvajal, to Larry Lamar White Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Lamar White Sr. of Blakely. More...

Atkinson-Jenkins

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Shaw and Mr. and Mrs. Tommie Atkinson of Cuthbert announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Michele Atkinson, to Eric Doyle Jenkins of Edison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Curry of Albany and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Branyah Foster turns three

Branyah Serenity Foster turned three years old April 18. She celebrated her birthday April 15 with a Dora cake. Her parents are Latasha Williams and Brandon Foster. More...

Heading into a drought?

While conditions are abnormally dry, Georgia is not in a drought according to state climatologist David Emory Stooksbury of the Universtity of Georgia. More...

BOE finances "not pretty"

Continued budget cuts on the state level, rising fuel costs and local share of state mandated pay increases and health care coverage are stretching Early County School System funds to the limit. More...

Taylor indicted for murder

On April 13, an Early County Grand Jury handed down an indictment for Thaddeus Lee Taylor for the murder of Lucy Major of Blakely last Jan. 20. More...

Secretaries' luncheon

Ladies, make plans now to attend the Professional Administrator's 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...

Habitat for Humanity donor banquet May 11

The Blakely-Early County affiliate of Habitat for Humanity will hold its First Annual Donor Appreciation Banquet Thursday, May 11. The event will be held at the Blakely Town and Country Club at 7 p.m. More...

Other News

Rotary literacy project

Blakely Rotary Club president Ben Houston, left, and Literacy chairperson June Merritt present a $1,000 check to Camp E-Tu-Nake director Lou Barrington. The money will be used to enhance the camp's library. More...

When to water!

With the spring season coming to full bloom with a shortage of rainfall, Blakely residents are reminded that the following outdoor watering restrictions are still in effect. More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive Daily Events April 24 - Rhythm band practice 10:15 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Lunch: Swiss steak, dried pinto beans, collard greens, corn muffin, chocolate pudding. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Allow Jesus to be master of your life

Ecclesiastes 1:1-11; John 20:19-23 "Life" presents many challenges to all mankind. At times, the problems and difficulties that we face seem to almost completely overwhelm us. More...

The Gospel Truth

What will it cost you to follow Christ?

Why would a man beat up his wife? Why would a woman sleep with a man who is not her husband? Why would anyone bombard their body with drugs and drunkenness? Power, pride, and pleasure. More...

CHURCH NEWS

First Assembly of God The youth of First Assembly of God will have a car wash for donations Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. until noon. Proceeds will be used to send two youth on a missions trip to the Dominican Republic. More...

Agriculture

Around the Farm & Home

La Nia may spell T-R-O-U-B-L-E

The University of Georgia now has an Extension climatology specialist housed in the Department of biological and Agricultural Engineering. Dr. More...

Deadline extended for enrolling highly erodible and fragile cropland

Agricultural producers and landowners who thought they might miss the deadline to enroll highly erodible and other fragile cropland into the current Conservation Reserve Program general sign-up have a little more time to get their applications in, ac More...

Campus

ECES students recognized at Good Character Cinema

Every 4 and a half weeks, students in grades Pre-k to fifth grades who exhibit good character, are chosen to attend the Good Character Cinema. More...