October 4, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Still a 'part and parcel' of Early County

(Publisher's note: The following is a college paper written by Billy Underwood while a student More...

EC2055 activities

EC2055 has planned several community entertainment events for October including movies on the square and a choral celebration. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

100406-01 NOTICE STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF EARLY More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 4 PASSport to Success Note taking skills and helping children prepare for tests module, 9 a.m. or 1 p.m., ECES Pre-K bldg., room 605 More...

Editorials

Other Voices

Bill Clinton wins again with interview outburst

As usual, Matt Drudge got it right. Don't believe me? Then check out the results of a new InsiderAdvantage poll that queried the reaction of Americans to Bill Clinton's Fox News interview on Sunday. More...

EDITORIAL

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Mumbles

Another 40 years of passion

There's another 40 years of history to add to that written by Billy Underwood which appears in this week's paper. I won't undertake that here, however. More...

Obituaries

Charles W. Sutton Carpenter

Charles Webb Sutton, 61, of Laurinburg, N.C., died Aug. 30, 2006 in North Carolina. More...

Carlene Haynes Cook

Carlene Haynes, 75, died Sept. 22, 2006, at Miller County Hospital. More...

George Morris Jr. Carpenter

George M. "Cracker" Morris Jr., 46, of Bainbridge died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, at his residence. More...

Society

BIRTH

Brad and Lauren Engram announce the birth of their daughter, Emily Raegan Engram, Sept. 20, 2006. Emily weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. More...

Jenkins-Flanagan family reunion planned

The Jenkins and Flanagan family reunion is planned for Saturday, Oct. 14 at the group camp area of Kolomoki Mounds State Park. The festivities begin at 9 a.m. with lunch beginning at noon. More...

Peter Early DAR installs officers for 2006-2007

The Peter Early Chapter NSDAR met Sept. 21 at the home of Mrs. Thomas Jenkins. Mrs. Sterling Jones, regent, opened the meeting and Mrs. Jenkins followed with the chaplain prayer. More...

Campus

ECHS PLAN and PSAT testing dates set

The PLAN test, a practice test for the ACT will be given at Early County High School Tuesday, Oct. 24 to interested 10th graders. The testing fee is $9 and should be paid in the guidance department by Thursday, Oct. 12. More...

SGA Homecoming

Caitlin Cooper was crowned Southwest Georgia Academy's 2006 Homecoming Queen September 29, following the game against Southland Academy. All of the senior football players participated in the crowning ceremony. More...

County holds busy commission meeting

The Early County Commission met Monday night at the County Administration building. More...

Health Fair Tuesday

Early Memorial Hospital is urging everyone to take part in their annual Health Fair Tuesday, Oct 10 on the front lawn of the hospital on Columbia Road. More...

Happy Birthday

The Early County News proudly begins its 149th year of publication with this week's edition. More...

Other News

Health screenings part of Early Memorial outreach

Health screenings were held at the Early County schools this week. The screenings were held at the elementary and middle schools Monday and at the high school Tuesday. More...

Chamber of Commerce sponsoring decoration contest

The Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Fall decoration contest to help merchants make it look and feel a lot more like Autumn in Blakely. More...

Driver home, recovering from last week's crash

The News has learned that Rhonda Lashay Glenn, the driver in last week's fatal crash near Arlington has returned home where she is recovering from her injuries. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Women are important in God's plan

Judges 4:4-10, 12-16 God will use any person who will yield his or her life to him. More...

From the Pulpit

God wants you to attend church

I was glad when they said to me, "Let us go into the house of the Lord." Psalms 122:1 More...

CHURCH NEWS

Southside Baptist Southside Baptist Church will hold its annual Fall Festival Sunday, Oct. 29 from 4-8 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Agriculture

El Nio expected to bring wetter, colder winter

The return of an El Nio climate pattern in the Pacific Ocean will make the Georgia, Florida and Alabama weather colder and wetter this fall and winter, says University of Georgia agrometeorologist Joel Paz. More...

Killer bees loom close to Georgia

Researchers in Georgia are keeping a watchful eye for invaders from the south. Tiny attackers, Apis mellifera scutellata, also known as Africanized honeybees or killer bees, have begun a steady march north and could reach Georgia borders soon. More...

Get into Early County 4-H during National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7

Early County 4-H makes a major contribution to Early County by helping youth acquire knowledge and develop life skills that help them become selfdirecting, productive and contributing members of society. More...

Sports

Bobcats easily defeat Eagles 47-7

This one was like a two foot putt for Tiger Woods. No problem. The Early County Bobcats scored the first 5 times they touched the football, posting 34 first quarter points to rout Mitchell County 47-7 Friday night at Standifer Field. More...

SGA Warriors fall to Southland Raiders

The SGA Warriors had their Homecoming football game Friday night in Damascus. The Warriors had their hands more than full with the visiting Southland Academy More...

Youth Football

The Early County Gold Youth Bobcats traveled to Eufaula this past Saturday for pee wee football. The CTeam Gold Bobcats lost to the Eufaula Tigers 24-0. The B-Team Gold Bobcats suffered a loss as well with a score of 12-26. More...