June 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

12 & under baseball tourney

The Blakely-Early County Recreation Department host the District 3 subdivision playoffs for the 12 & under baseball teams next week at Howell Park. More...

ECHS Class schedules available

Schedules for the coming school year will be available to Early County High juniors and seniors at the counselor's office at the high school next week. More...

I'll see you at the post office

This is the fifth in a series of articles about the visions developed for Early More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

062106-01 NOTICE STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF EARLY More...

Editorials

Georgia Watch: Insurers hike doctors' rates by as much as 57.5 per

At least seven insurance companies selling medical malpractice insurance to Georgia doctors have increased their rates in the 16 months since Gov. Sonny Perdue signed Senate Bill 3 into law, according to the office of the Insurance Commissioner. More...

EDITORIAL

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All That's Fit to Print

Taste the tomatoes

I tried so hard not to write about food this week, but I was gifted with my first real tomato of the season and I can't let that occasion go unnoted. More...

Obituaries

Aubrey G. Padgett

Maintenance Supervisor Aubrey Gary Padgett Sr., 72, of Blakely, died Wednesday, June 14, 2006, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan. More...

Zachary M. Alday

Military Zachary "Zack" Matthew Alday, 22, of Donalsonville, died Friday, June 9, 2006, while serving his country in Iraq. More...

Sarah G. Beasley

Sarah G. "Gerri" Beasley, 48, of Blakely, died June 18, 2006, at Early Memorial Nursing Home. More...

Agriculture

GA Soil and Water funds for ag water conservation

The Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission announces that $3.6 million has been made available to help farmers in 82 South Georgia counties conserve agricultural water supplies used for irrigation. More...

Spring cleaning at Spring Creek

The Spring Creek Keepers, an outreach committee of the Spring Creek More...

FSA News

Farmers, ranchers asked to make a difference

Through Aug. 1, farmers and ranchers can nominate eligible peers as candidates for election to the Early County Farm Service Agency county committee. More...

Sports

Wehrly leads Blakely to victory 10-5

Relief pitcher Coleman Wehrly was credited with the 10-5 win June 16 when Blakely's Post 11 faced Albany Post 30 J-V at home. Starter Brandon Temples gave up one hit and an unearned run in the first inning, but struck out two to end the inning. More...

Summer arrives... without badly needed rainfall

It's dry, and getting drier as the first day of summer arrived today. Early County and Southwest Georgia's rainfall shortage is already between 10 and 11 inches and little rain is in sight. More...

BOE adopts budget

The Early County Board of Education approved a tentative budget for the upcoming fiscal year at their June 13 meeting at the middle school. More...

Peanuts to Pencils

The Early County Peanut Queens have joined forces with Family Connections FACES asking for help with their annual Peanuts to Pencils school supply drive. More...

Chinese acrobat

Liang, a Chinese acrobat, will perform today at 10 a.m. and again at 2 p.m. at Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library. The program is free and all ages are invited to attend. More...

Wiregrass Art League honors Blakely's Lightsey

Early County isn't the only place artist Sam "Tully" Lightsey is favored. The Dothan Wiregrass Art League is showing their affection for Lightsey by dedicating their 13th annual Local Color members exhibition to the prize winning artist. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21 CHINESE Acrobat, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library More...

Film festival committee to meet

A Film Festival Committee meeting will be held Wednesday, June 28 at 2 p.m. in Colquitt at the HennyPenny Studio. The date for the film festival is set for Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 1-3, 2006 in Colquitt. More...

High Cotton burns in afternoon fire

Firefighters were called to a fire on Mays Mill Road Sunday afternoon. When More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Be a faithful servant of God

1 Corinthians 4:1-13 There are people who seem to "be impressed with their own importance." They will develop some kind of "theory," and then, attempt to entice those who are gullible, to follow them. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Potter's House The Potter's House Ministries in Blakely will hold Restored Week June 28-30 and July 1 beginning each night at 7 p.m. More...

Let the Bible Speak

Believe in Jesus, obey God's word

Jesus Christ is the son of God and the savior of the world (Matt. 16:18; Acts 4:12). Jesus is the Lord, which is to say he is in a position of authority over all men. He has the right to instruct us what to do (Luke 6:46; Matt. 28:18). More...

Society

Williams-Robinson

Annette WilliamsLindsey of Blakely and Clifford Lindsey of Austin, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Tangie Re'Shay Williams, to Victor Euwaner Robinson, son of Jeff and Lurlene Robinson of Blakely. More...

Jack and Kirstyn turn six

Jackson and Kirstyn Anna Green celebrated their sixth birthday June 6. Captain Jack and Pirate More...

Early County queens end reign

The Miss Early County queens have been very busy over the past few months. Birthdays past, More...

Campus

BC and ASU in partnership for education degree

For Bainbridge College students Joseph Kelly and Mary Beth Lamb, a new collaboration between their two-year institution and Albany State University means they can pursue bachelor's of early childhood education degrees without giving up their jobs or More...

Juniors and seniors class schedules ready

Seniors may pick up their class schedules from Early County High School Tuesday, June 27 or Thursday, June 29 from the counselor's office. More...