May 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Exciting Summer activities

Summer is finally here and 21st Century Community Learning Center has planned lots of fun activities for the elementary children of Early County. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

052406-01 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE PUBLIC NOTICE Revco Discount Drug Centers, Inc. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24 DFACS board meeting, 10 a.m. CHAMBER of Commerce, noon More...

Editorials

Bike-A-Thon raised $600 for St. Jude's

Dear editor: The Blakely Wheels For Life Bike-A-Thon was held April 29 in the parking lot of the Northside Ball Park. All the children who participated said that they had a great time. Through this event, a total of $600.00 in donations was raised. More...

All That's Fit to Print

A good idea at the time

Those guys in suits who sit around and have great ideas for improving our lives need to take a course in practical thinking. If they did, they might realize that some of the things they think are great ideas aren't so great after all. More...

Mumbles

The lady in the middle

Most guys reading this who have been married for more than a few days have already figured out that a woman doesn't like being taken for granted. More...

Obituaries

Lawrence Randle Construction Worker Lawrence Lorenzo Randle Sr., 48, of Blakely, died Friday, May 12, 2006. More...

Agriculture

Scientists find bacteria that can kill listeria

have found bacteria that kill listeria in processing plant floor drains, where the pathogen is known to settle and multiply. More...

FSA News

Producers urged to sign-up now

Farm Service Agency Administrator Teresa Lasseter reminds agricultural producers that they have until June 1, to sign up for the 2006-crop Direct and Counter-cyclical Payment Program. More...

Stay safe when lightning strikes

When summer storms gather, is lightning safety one of your main concerns? If it's not, it should be. Lightning is one of the top three causes of weatherrelated fatalities, and it shouldn't be taken lightly. More...

Campus

ECMS awards academic achievement

Students were recognized at Early County Middle School for the achievement of being presented the President's Academic Award. More...

Crocker receives Silver Cup Award

Audrey Crocker was presented the Atlanta-Journal Constitution Silver Cup Award at the Early County High School honors program May 18 by Sandra Langley, who nominated Audrey for this honor. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Georgia Institute George Wallace Tennille, III participated in the Georgia Institute Technology's spring commencement ceremony held May 6, 2006 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. More...

SGA graduation Thursday

Twenty-five Southwest Georgia Academy students will march to the tune of "Pomp and Circumstance" Thursday, May 25, at 8:30 p.m. in the Joe Bryan auditorium at the school. More...

Memorial Day to be celebrated

The men and women who have served in our Armed Services will be honored during the 11 a.m. services Sunday at the First United Methodist Church. Sunday will also be the church's annual homecoming. More...

County grappling with FY '07 budget

With two budget workshops behind them, the board commissioners are looking at a proposed budget reflecting expenditures approximately $1 million above projected revenues. More...

New Hilton

This is the first in a series of articles about the visions developed for Early County during the recent charrette planning process held by Early County 2055. More...

Other News

Five victims treated for injuries

Five people were transported to the Early Memorial Hospital emergency room Tuesday morning when one vehicle was rear ended by another in front of Early County High School. More...

CDL holders to receive Highway Watch training

A new Georgia law requires that all holders of commerical driver's licenses go through one-hour of safety and security training, known as Highway Watch, before getting their license renewed. House Bill 1253, which was signed by Gov. More...

Meal sites announced for summer food service program

The Randolph County Board of Education is participating in the Summer Food Service Program June 5 through July 17, Monday through Friday. Meals will be provided to all children without charge. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Living out wisdom in modern society

Proverbs 31:8-14, 25-30 As we read scripture, it is important for us to remember that the words did not come from "Western Society." In the Old Testament, the Jewish nation lived in the land of Israel, guided by the declarations and principles state More...

The Gospel Truth

Whose child are you? - take the test

One of the great discoveries of our time is Deoxyribonucleic Acid. We usually refer to it by the letters DNA. DNA is our human identity and heredity fingerprint. It is in our blood and bodily fluids. It is even found in our skin and hair. More...

Colomokee Baptist welcomes new pastor

Heath Kahlbau, his wife Shawna Swindell Kahlbau, and 22-month-old son Noah, will begin the pastorate of Colomokee Baptist Church Sunday, June 4 at the 11 a.m. worship hour. More...

Society

Harris, Miller wedding vows exchanged

Jessica Hope Harris of Bluffton and Joe Eldridge Miller of Iron City were united in marriage March 25, 2006, at First Baptist Church of Blakely. Reverend Brian Scott performed the six o'clock evening ceremony. More...

Holley-Ledford

Mr. and Mrs. John Holley of Patmos announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Marie, to Rocky Mark Ledford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Ledford of Toccoa. More...

Lumpkin, Barron exchange vows

Neil Lumpkin of Blakely and Christopher Barron of Childersburg, Ala., are proud to announce the marriage of their parents, Glenda Henry Lumpkin to Lee Barron. They were united in holy matrimony April 8, 2006, at Mt. More...