September 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

BOE saves $695,000

Early County Middle School students will have a new offering in physical education class. The Early County Board of Education approved a request to add archery to the PE curriculum at the school at the Sept. More...

Kolomoki Festival Oct. 14

The 36th annual Kolomoki Festival is scheduled for Oct. 14 at Kolomoki Mounds State Park. Sponsored each year by the Blakely Rotary Club and Kolomoki Mounds State Park, the one day event draws approximately 4,000 visitors to Early County. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

092006-02 NOTICE STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF EARLY TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF HARVEY O. BROWN: More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 20 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

War on Islamic terrorism is not a TV mini-series

ABC's mini-series "The Path To 9/11" teaches us many lessons about 9/11/2001. More...

EDITORIAL

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Mumbles

Liked by many, but a few...

"Liked by many  Cussed by a few  Read by them all." More...

Obituaries

Dora Lee Herring

Homemaker Dora Lee Warren Herring, 83, died Sept. 8, 2006 at her residence. More...

Sylvia Hamm Smith

Dietician Mary Sylvia Hamm Smith, 69, of Blakely died Sept. 18, 2006, at her residence. More...

Farm Safety Special

Farm safety is important

There are approximately 3.1 million men and women who work on America's 2.3 million farms and ranches. More...

Farm shop safety is a must

Service and maintenance tasks can often lead to serious injury. The farm shop and the field are the primary locations where repair operations are completed. More...

Teach children to use caution with livestock

Livestock and other animals are a great learning experience for children. However, working with livestock can be a common cause of injuries among children as well. More...

Sports

Fullington Trojans top SGA Warriors

There is a line from an old country song that goes like "if it weren't for bad luck, I'd have no luck at all." That line has about become the SGA Warrior football teams' theme song this year. The More...

Bobcats blow away Cook County Hornets

The Early County Bobcats have battled tooth and nail with the Cook High Hornets for the last two years, only to come a one play short in both games. More...

EPD issues draft permits for Longleaf power plant

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Environmental protection Division has officially announced draft permits for the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Early County have been issued. More...

LS Power, Dynegy announce merger

Dynegy Inc. More...

Two ag-related accidents here stress importance of safety

National Farm Safety Health Week

Two agriculture related accidents in the community during the past week have More...

USPS money orders stolen

Five people were arrested Thursday in connection with money orders stolen from the Cedar Springs post office. The money orders were taken Wednesday night when a postal patron found the lobby door unlocked. More...

Other News

Employees of the Month

The City of Blakely recognizes shop mechanic Chris Warfield and utility billing clerk Annette More...

KRL libraries receive LSTA grants

The libraries in the Kinchafoonee Regional Library System received funds from a Federal Library Services and Technology Grant to purchase More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

We must have a desire to serve God

Joshua 24:1, 14-24 God, our Heavenly Father - the Creator of the universe - is a covenant-keeping God. More...

The Gospel Truth

In recent Sundays I have been preaching on faith. Faith is the difference between a Christian and a non-Christian, between being saved and being lost. More...

Let the Bible Speak

Will we be ready for the judgement day?

Man lives for a brief time, dies; then man faces the judgement. "And as it is appointed unto men once to die and after this the judgement." (Hebrews 9:27). Some people discount the coming day of judgement. More...

Agriculture

FSA News

2007 DCP sign-up starts Oct. 1

Sign-up for the 2007 direct and counter cyclical loan program begins Oct. 1. The CCC-509 direct cyclical program contract includes base acres, payment acres, payment yields, producer and county office representative. More...

Horse that participated in Tennessee event found to have rabies

Persons who attended the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville, Tennessee during August 23 through August 31, 2006 should be aware that a horse stabled on the grounds during the event has been confirmed to have rabies according More...

Society

Karaosmanoglu-Lashley vows exchanged

F. Ozlem Karaosmanoglu of Izmir, Turkey, and Phil H. Lashley of Madison, Ohio, exchanged wedding vows Sept. 3, 2006, at South River Vineyard in Harpersfield, Ohio. More...

Toddler Tales

Noah Kahlbau catches bubbles while Jacob Merritt, Moyra More...

Lee enjoys surprise party

Mary A. O'Harrow Lee of Hallandale, Fla., was treated to a surprise birthday celebration at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Murray II in Arlington. Mrs. Lee's son, Curtis Lee and wife Sherna of Augusta planned the surprise event. More...

Campus

Officers attend planning workshop

The Early County Chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America held its annual planning workshop on Aug. 31 at Bagby State Park in Fort Gaines. More...

High School Council meeting set Sept. 25

The Early County High School Council will meet Monday, Sept. 25 at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room. Anyone wishing to be added to the agenda should contact Jim Morrell at 723-3006. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Kim Reddick of Blakely was awarded a certificate for outstanding academic achievement by Columbus State University's Minority Advising Program. More...