August 30, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Libraries going high tech

Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library, along with over 200 other libraries in Georgia, will close for the Labor Day Weekend in preparation for a new software system. When Georgia libraries More...

Adult 'Bee' winners

Thirty local spellers on 10 teams battled on stage Saturday night at the Literacy Task Force's first adult spelling bee. The winning team was Country Come toTown, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

083006-03 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF EARLY COUNTY More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30 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

Now is the time for action

Dear editor, I have been following your articles concerning the Charrette and Early County 2055 with great interest. There is nothing like seeing a community come together to create a better way of life for themselves and their neighbors. More...

Thanks for a tailgating success

Dear editor, A public note of appreciation is due the community supporters who helped make "Tailgating on the Square 2006" a success. More...

Intrigued with Early County history

Dear editor, As a student of the antebellum South, I have long collected books and other artifacts pertaining to the period and the region. More...

Obituaries

Clinton E. Sanders

Dispatcher Clinton Ethridge Sanders, of Meigs died Aug. 24, 2006, at Hospitality Care. More...

Juanita G. Harper

Certified nurse assistant Juanita Gowan Harper, 84, of Bainbridge, died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006, at Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge. More...

Wilbur E. Murphy

Retired boilermaker Wilbur Etheridge Murphy, 95, of Jakin, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home in Donalsonville. More...

Society

Phillips-Redding

Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Phillips of Damascus announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Nicole Phillips, to Curtis Parham Redding III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bubba Redding of Cuthbert. More...

Colquitt hosts first annual family film festival

The Southwest Georgia Film Commission, in conjunction with Henny Penny Video Television Production Company will host its first family film/video festival Labor Day weekend. More...

Taylor Grace celebrates first birthday

Taylor Grace Ray turned one August 7. She celebrated with family and friends at Funny Girl. More...

Warriors will have to play hard every down

The Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors, with only five seniors returning, aren't as heavily laden with seniors as the Bobcats are this season. However, Coach David Bell likes the team he is taking into his second More...

Judge Powell ranked among legal giants

In the final chapter of his book, I Can Go Home Again, More...

Window gazing

Local artists' works on display

The windows of the old BC Moore building on the square are again filled with the work of local artists. More...

Bobcat Boosters

The Early County High Booster Club will meet Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the ECHS Cafeteria. More...

Other News

Support League makes first purchase

The first purchase by the Early Memorial Support League was donated to the activities More...

Put out the unwelcome mat for snakes

Someone recently came by my office and brought a harmless mud snake for me to see. I thought I would show the secretaries the snake, too. Big mistake! More...

Early County among those designated disaster area

The U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 155 counties in Georgia as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by drought and excessive temperatures that occurred since March 1 of this year and continuing. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

God always keeps his promises

Genesis 9:1-15 Historically, "a man's word was his bond." Many highly significant agreements have been "sealed with a handshake." However, this concept - and fact - has been replaced with self-centered "conditions" under which some kind of agreemen More...

The Gospel Truth

Complete your homework by faith

As a youth I never understood homework. I thought I went to school to work, then went home to play. Home and work just didn't seem to go together. More...

Youth Explosion gathers 80

Wesley Chapel presented its first Gospel Youth Explosion Friday, Aug. 18 at the Bessie Scott Gymnasium. There were more than 80 young people and adults in attendance. Entertainers for the event included motivational speakers Marcus Girard of More...

Campus

Early County Middle School strives to improve student achievement

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 was signed into law on January 8, 2002. The intent of the Act is to improve student achievement across the nation, particularly the achievement of low-performing students from low-income families. More...

Early County School System offers PASSport to Success

PASSport to Success is a user-friendly parent education program. It brings parents together to increase their skills so that they may help their children at home to achieve higher academic success in the classroom. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Darton College Three Blakely residents were recognized as summer graduates from Darton College. They are Stephanie R. Benton, certificate less than one year; Jennifer M. Lewis, AS in nursing and Holly Wistalone Ricketson, associate of science. More...