July 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

County adopts budget

The Early County Commissioners addressed a short agenda at their July meeting Monday night at the County Annex. More...

Blakely native named Site Director for Brewton-Parker

Early County High School 1992 honor graduate Sandra Coleman Jenkins is living proof that education is not only a good investment, but also More...

9th grade orientation July 19

School officials have announced that Early County High School ninth grade orientation will be Wednesday, July 19, at the Early County High School cafeteria at 9 a.m. More...

Parkways and open spaces

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

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

071206-01 NOTICE GDOT is proposing revisions to the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)/State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) Amendment process. Comments will be received until September 5, 2006. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12 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

Western movies: The values we die by

In our maniacally multicultured and politically correct society, there is nothing more American than the western film. And even though this is a genre that seems to have faded over time, it continues to surface in a modern context. More...

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Obituaries

Julia E. Green Homemaker

Julia Essie Green, 100, of Arlington, died Thursday June 29, 2006. More...

Margie E. Hewett Homemaker

Margie Elizabeth Hewett, 72, of Jakin died July 2, 2006, at Presbyterian Home in Quitman, Ga. More...

Elton A. Reed

Elton Austell Reed, 85, of Cedar Springs died July 5, 2006, at his residence. More...

Agriculture

UGA expert helps market Georgia's top business

John McKissick stands in the middle of Georgia's top industry, watching numbers swirl around in a highrolling agricultural market that doesn't attract much attention. More...

Campus

Back-to-school fun day planned at Howell Park

Unity Dare to Dream, a nonprofit organization will sponsor a day of fun, July 15, 2006,10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Howell Ballpark. The group will provide sports, games, snacks, drinks, and music free to all school age students. More...

ECES to hold orientation

Early County Elemetary School will have its prekindergarten orientation, July 19, 10 a.m. 12 noon. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Thomas M. Collier of Damascus graduated with honors and a bachelor of science degree from Mercer University May 13. More...

School principal indicted

An Early County Grand Jury indicted Middle School principal James McCoy Monday on the felony charge of theft by receiving stolen property. More...

Bainbridge College open house

Bainbridge College held a grand opening for its Blakely Site, formerly Albany Tech's Early County campus, Tuesday afternoon. More...

Plans discussed for economic developer

The hiring of an economic developer was the main topic of discussion Friday morning during a joint meeting of the Early County Board of Commissioners and the Development Authority. More...

Peebles to open August 3

With the Aug. 3 Grand Opening of Peebles in the Blakely Corners shopping center, Blakely area residents will have easier access to namebrand fashions than ever before. More...

Day of fun at the ball park July 15

Unity Dare to Dream, a nonprofit organization will sponsor a day of fun 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 15 at Howell Park. There will be sports, games, snacks, drinks, and music free to all school age students. More...

Voter ID?

The status of Georgia's new voter I.D. law may be everchanging, but Early County voters can be certain getting a photo voter I.D. won't be a problem. More...

Other News

Kolomoki Plantation would like to thank all the sponsors of the annual Children's Fishing Event held at the Lane Catfish Pond on June 10th. The event has always been a huge success because of the wonderful sponsors who provide everything we need. More...

Foster Parents Needed!

The MENTOR Network is looking for caring people to help abused or neglected children with behavioral, emotional and medical needs.We are seeking committed individuals to provide therapeutic foster care in their own home. More...

DeAnne Allen elected FCCLA president

DeAnne Allen, a senior at Early County High School, has been elected president of the local FCCLA Chapter for 2006-2007 school year. DeAnne will lead one of the schools' largest and most active youth organizations More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

We are called to win the race

I Corinthians 9:24-10:13 A good beginning does not guarantee a successful conclusion. Many contests and other events have been celebrated at their beginning, yet begin to falter in the hum-drum activities of carrying out the best-laid plans. More...

Let the Bible Speak

Believe in Jesus and obey God's word

Friends are those who walk in when all the world walks out. Jesus is your friend and mine. He has demonstrated his friendship by walking on this earth and giving his life for all of mankind (John 15:1314). More...

CHURCH NEWS

Jerusalem A.M.E. Church Jerusalem African Methodist Espicopal Church will have their annual revival July 26-28, at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Shirley Cody will be the guest speaker. The annual Family and Friends Day will be July 30 at 12 p.m. Rev. More...

Society

Floyd, Hawkins exchange wedding vows

Carol Floyd and Alan Hawkins of Blakely exchanged vows Saturday, May 27 at 10 a.m. with an outside wedding ceremony at the home of Tony and Priscilla Hawkins. More...

Jenkins and Flanagan family reunion planned

The Jenkins and Flanagan Family Reunion will be Oct. 13-15, at Kolomoki State Park Group Camp Area. Dinner will be Saturday, Oct. 14, 12 p.m. until. Bring favorite family recipes and old photos to share. Junior Flangan and More...

Kirklands celebrate 50 years

Mr. and Mrs. Al Kirkland of Blakely celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 23 in More...