July 5, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

County proposes $6.95 million 2007 budget, one-mill increase

Set to adopt budgets July 10

The Early County Commissioners unveiled their completed tentative budget for the upcoming fiscal year at a public hearing June 29 at the county administration building. More...

An eye on rail possibilities

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

School Bash

Make a date to attend the big "Back to School Bash" sponsored by Family Connections FACES and its partners July 19, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. at Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

070506-01 NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA, EARLY COUNTY More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, JULY 5 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...

Florence Marina, Providence Canyon offers junior ranger program July 10-13

Florence Marine State Park and Providence Canyon invites boys and girls to participate in their junior ranger program July 10 through July 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive Daily Events July 10 - Rhythm band practice - 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Lunch: Chicken strips, baby green limas, okra and tomatoes, orange sections, wheat roll, applesauce. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

We are called to help the weak

1 Corinthians 8:1-13 It is easy for those who claim to know Jesus Christ of Nazareth as his or her personal savior to "absorb" the popular thought that "I am responsible for no one but me." This "personal island syndrome" is deadly for the relation More...

The Gospel Truth

Accept the invitation to be a friend of God

When beginning a book of the Bible, it is very important to know who wrote it and to whom it was written. This helps reveal the purpose. More...

CHURCH NEWS

St. John F.W.B. St. John Freewill Baptist Church, Sandy Bottom will have their annual revival meeting July 3 7 at 7:30 p.m. Rev. Willie Ross of Dawson will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited. More...

Society

Fleming accepts Rotary gavel

Outgoing Rotary president Ben Houston passed the gavel to Billy Fleming at the June 28 More...

Hoyle McLendon III sworn in

Hoyle McLendon III was sworn in as an attorney licensed to practice law in the state of Georgia More...

Fleming to serve as GPA vice-president

Georgia Press Association officers for 2006- 07 were installed last month in Savannah at the More...

Advance voting Monday

Voters are reminded that advance voting is available simply as a matter of convenience. Advance voting for the July 18 General Primary election begins Monday, July 10 and will continue through Friday, July 14. More...

Bainbridge College open house July 11

Ribbon cutting at 5 p.m.

Bainbridge College will have a grand opening for its Blakely Site, formerly Albany Tech's Early County campus, July 11 at 5 p.m. More...

Early Tractor now SunSouth

Early Tractor Company has joined other John Deere dealerships in Georgia and Alabama to form SunSouth, LLC, one of the largest John Deere agricultural and consumer products dealer groups in the nation. More...

School Board candidates

Qualifying closed Friday with four candidates seeking two Board of Education seats. The two seats which come up for reelection in the Nov. More...

Chehaw zoo at library July 5, 3 p.m.

Chehaw's travelling zoo will be at the Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library today at 3 p.m. More...

Other News

Boaters, swimmers encouraged to use caution

The drought in the southeastern United States continues to impact U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District-managed lakes in Alabama, Mississippi, Florida and Georgia. More...

Free meals available for Calhoun County children

The Summer Food Service program, sponsored by the City of Arlington is now serving meals free of charge to all children age 18 and under. More...

Age Spots

Age spots are caused by an accumulation of cellular debris within cells. More...

Editorials

- LETTER TO THE EDITOR -

Georgia Lottery is not an issue in 2006

Dear Editor, In September 1992 Cathy Cox, by my invitation, addressed the Peter Early Chapter, DAR during our Constitution Week meeting. She was running for the Georgia House of Representatives at the time. More...

All That's Fit to Print

Save the penny, it makes cents

In the last few weeks, I've seen two different news stories on the penny. It seems that there are those in the country who feel the penny has lost its usefulness. And, the U.S. More...

Mumbles

A time for BBQ, flag waving

This thought is a sad and alarming thought, but true. There are thousands of people in our country today, some of them products of our own schools, not illegal immigrants, that don't know why July 4th is celebrated. More...

Obituaries

Marvin M. Bush Jr.

Welder/Boilermaker Marvin Marcine Bush Jr., 55, of Leesburg, died Thursday, June 27, 2006, at his residence. More...

Agriculture

Watermelon contest win adds to big Fourth of July

Independence Day has always been big for Tyler Glover. And this year, the 103.5-pound watermelon he grew for the inaugural 4-H Giant Watermelon Growing contest has made it even bigger. More...

Help landscape plants cope with deepening drought

People throughout Georgia are facing restrictions on outdoor water use now. Before the panic strikes in your yard, here are a number of things you can do to help your plants make the best use of the water they have. More...

Campus

Smith candidate for national FCCLA office

Savannah Smith, senior at Early County High School has been selected by the Georgia State Executive Council as Georgia's nominee for More...

Hudson atttends camp at UGA

It was not the usual summer camp for Laken Hudson. She spent five days at the University of More...

FCCLA prepares for national competition

Twelve local FCCLA'ers are putting the finishing touches on their presentations in preparation for national competition in Nashville, Tenn., July 7-15. More...