August 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

"We believe in Arlington"

We believe in Arlington. That is the first line in the vision statement of Arlington's Downtown Development Authority and the group is working hard to make all the city's citizens feel the same way. More...

Tailgate kickoff Aug. 17

The community will rally around their teams' approaching football and softball seasons with a Tailgate Kickoff Aug. 17 on Court Square. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

080206-04 NOTICE STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF EARLY TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF ELTON A. REED: More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2 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

Our future is up to us

Reflecting on Billy Flemings' July 12 "Mumbles" article, "Our Little Forgotten Town" and the subsequent letter from Mr. Norman Smith of Tampa last week, my response is a resounding, "Yes...it is our turn!" More...

School supply drive is successful

Dear Community, On Wednesday, July 19 the "Back to School Bash" was enjoyed by many students and parents. This event was a great success and those who helped make it possible are to be applauded. More...

EDITORIAL

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Obituaries

OBITUARIES

Alex Newberry Student Alex Olin Newberry, 20, died July 22, 2006, at Poudre Valley Hospital in Ft. Collins, Colo., from injuries received in a wake boarding accident. More...

Agriculture

Around the Farm & Home

It's important to water lawns wisely

Just like trees, shrubs, pets and even humans, turf grasses need water to survive. The perception that turf is a water consumer is correct, but we're all water consumers. More...

Buckarama to open doors Aug. 3-6

The Georgia Wildlife Federation, the state's largest and most enduring sportsmen's conservation organization, will soon open the doors for the 23rd annual Buckarama. More...

Phyllanthus a growing problem in Georgia landscape

We all have our top weeds to deal with in the garden. One that continues to move up my list is leaf-flower. These 6to 18-inch annual weeds are a growing a problem in landscapes and thecontainer plant industry. More...

Campus

Teens from across the nation attend national leadership meeting

More than 5,000 Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America members, advisers, alumni, and guests from across the country gathered in Nashville, Tenn., July 9-13 for the 2006 National Leadership Meeting. More...

Bainbridge College joins USG effort to focus on customer service

With the launch in Atlanta of a statewide customer service improvement initiative, Bain-bridge College President Dr. Tom Wilkerson announced that he has appointed Gean Hendrix as champion to lead the BC customer service initiative. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Georgia Southern Latoya S. Greene, of Damascus and a senior at Georgia Southern University has been named to the dean's list for summer 2006. She is a marketing/sales and sales management major. More...

Bobcats going to camp

The Early County Bobcats are returning to football camp at Kolomoki State Park for the first time in 29 years on Aug. 10 and 11. More...

General Primary Runoff Tuesday

Voters across the state began returning to the polls Monday - at least a few of them - to cast their ballots during the General Primary runoff election advance voting period. More...

Habitat seeking volunteers

Blakely-Early County Habitat for Humanity is well underway with the construction of their third Habitat home in the community. More...

Middleton to perform Sunday

Contempoary Christian music vocalist Eddie Middleton will highlight Blakely First United Methodist Church's Camp Meeting Days with two performances Aug. 6. More...

Other News

Sugarberries

owners Geraldine Grimes, left center and Tonya Holley, More...

Georgia launches new emergency and disaster web site Georgia911.org

Georgians have a new resource at their fingertips when they need information about a disaster or emergency, Gov. Sonny Perdue has announced. More...

Askew named CEO of hospital authority

The Hospital Authority of Calhoun County announced the appointment of David Askew to the position of chief executive officer, effective Aug. 1. Askew succeeds Peggy Pierce, who is leaving the hospital authority after 30 years of dedicated service. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

2 Corinthians 2:5-11; 7:2- 15 The apostle Paul had been involved in the establishment of the church in the city of Corinth. Acts 18:1-18. More...

Michael Catt to be guest speaker at First Baptist

Michael Catt will be the guest preacher this Sunday morning, Aug. 6 at First Baptist Church of Blakely. The regularly scheduled service times are 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Everyone is invited, and a nursery is provided at every service. More...

The Bradys to perform at Providence Assembly Church

Providence Assembly Church at 3953 Cedar Springs Road, Cedar Springs, Ga., will host an evening of southern gospel with the Bradys of Columbia, Ala., Aug. 15, at 6 p.m. More...

Society

Powell Williams

Mr. and Mrs. David Powell of Blakely are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Wendy Meghan, to William Michael Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Williams. More...

Temples Taylor

Mr. and Mrs. Timmy Temples of Blakely announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Nicole Temples, to Travis Allan Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Taylor of Arlington. More...

Aubrey turns one year old

Aubrey Williams turned one year old on July 12, 2006. She celebrated her birthday Saturday, July 15 with family and friends at the lake. More...