June 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayor, Middleton balk at resolution

The Blakely City Council met June 6 at the City Annex. The first order of business on the agenda was citizens and delegations. More...

Charrette produced visions for Blakely

This is the fourth in a series of articles about the More...

Arts, culture, heritage and tourism

Susan S.Weiner, executive director for Georgia Council for the Arts, is the featured speaker for the monthly meeting of Arts-CultureTourism Initiative scheduled for Wednesday, June 21 at the Tarrer Inn, Colquitt, beginning at 2:30 pm.Weiner will be d More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

060706-01 NOTICE OF INCORPORATION Notice is given that Articles of Incorporation which incorporate CLENNEY INSURANCE OF BLAKELY, INC., have been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Co More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Has personal desire taken over your life?

1 Corinthians 3:1-15 In childhood games, it is sometimes necessary to "choose sides." Some "leader" will select the members of his or her "team" in order to "have the advantage" over the opponent. More...

The Gospel Truth

Let God love you, and you love others

"Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God." (1 John 4:7, NASB). What is love? More...

CHURCH NEWS

Hentown Church of Christ Hentown Church of Christ will hold Revival June 25-28. The speaker will be Don Walker. Services will be June 25 at 6 p.m. and June 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Agriculture

Around the Farm & Home

Watch for poison ivy this summer

Everyone who works outdoors with plants or goes hiking, camping, picnicking or other outdoor activities should be able to identify poison ivy. Failing to know it when you see it can lead to severe allergic reactions. More...

Water Center's Internet portal helps farmers use water wisely

The Georgia Water Planning and Policy Center is pleased to announce that the first login to the Center's Farmer Portal will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 8 in their Albany headquarters. More...

Sports

American Legion baseball opens season

Blakely's Post 11A opened their American Legion season with fourteen hits June 3 splitting with Macon's Post 3 in two back-to-back games. More...

Campus

Early County School Systems announces 2006-07 supply list

Kindergarten - two bottles of BIG instant hand sanitizer (waterless) and one BIG bottle of hand soap, two boxes of kleenex, one bottle of glue, one pair of Fiskars student scissors, two boxes of Crayola crayons (8) NO JUMBO, two pocket folders with More...

COLLEGE NEWS

U. of West Georgia Joanna White of Blakely graduated from the University of West Georgia May 10. She received a bachelor of science in education degree in speech pathology. More...

They caught 'um!

They circled the pond and they caught the fish Saturday at the third annual Kolomoki More...

Missoula Children's Theatre returns with Robin Hood

Early County will again host Missoula Children's Theatre for a production of Robin Hood July 10-15, 2006. More...

Kolomoki digs

After over 100 years of study, the mounds at Kolomoki continue to intrigue archaeologists. One of Kolomoki's most ardent students, Dr. More...

Peebles to open Aug. 3

With the Aug. 3 Grand Opening of a brand new Peebles store at Blakely Corners on Columbia Street, Blakely area residents will have easier access to namebrand fashions than ever before. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14 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

Congress has duty to pass flag amendment

This summer, Congress will have one more opportunity to further popular sovereignty by passing, in both chambers for the first time, the flag amendment. More...

All That's Fit to Print

Ode to the gospel bird

A consumer group is suing a major fried chicken chain in an effort to get the company to stop using unhealthy fats when frying their chicken. More...

Mumbles

Election year talk

If you get email, read a daily paper or watch the evening news it's not hard to figure out that it's an election year. More...

Obituaries

Lee Leonard Jr.

Lee Leonard Jr., 52, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., died Friday, June 2, 2006. More...

Floyd E. Tedder Sr.

Floyd Ellis Tedder Sr., 84, of Blakely, died Sunday, June 4, 2006, at Early Memorial Nursing Home. More...

Ruel J. Everson

Businessman Ruel Jefferson Everson, 80, of Edison, died Tuesday, June 6, 2006, at his residence. More...

Society

Men's choir observes Memorial Day

The First United Methodist Church men's choir celebrated Homecoming and More...

Shivers-Truesdale

Mr. and Mrs. Roger Shivers of Fort Gaines announce the engagement of their daughter Rebecca "Becky" Ann Shivers to Eric Edward Truesdale, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Truesdale of Lee, Fla. More...

Drouin, White exchange wedding vows

Tina Drouin and Michael White of Fort Gaines exchanged vows Friday, May 26 at 8 p.m. with an intimate wedding ceremony. She was given in marriage by her children, Jamie, Samantha and Ashley. Rev. Terry Birdsong performed the ceremony. More...