October 18, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

First Baptist Homecoming

First Baptist Church of Blakely will celebrate Homecoming Sunday, October 22. The guest speaker will be Rev. Joe Jordan, pastor of Community Bible Church in Fort Benton, Mt. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

SUMMARY OF PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS Pursuant to requirements of the Georgia Constitution, Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker, Secretary of State Cathy Cox, and Legislative Counsel Sewell R. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 18 CHAMBER of Commerce at noon BIRTHDAYS: Abby Hattaway, Woody Warr, Brooke Freeman More...

Editorials

Other Voices

Charlie Rangel's ticket

WASHINGTON - Republican-oriented tax lobbyists are being told that they had better make some belated Democratic contributions for a ticket to enter the office of Rep. More...

All That's Fit to Print

I have an idea ...

The Early County High School Lady Bobcats softball team and Bobcat baseball team are working to raise the funds to put lockers in their new dressing rooms at the recreation complex. I have an idea. More...

Mumbles

Always room for more...

An article in this past Friday's Atlanta Journal- More...

Obituaries

Deontrez J. Glenn

Deontrez Jerome "Dee" Glenn, 5, died Sept. 21, 2006. More...

Elizabeth H. Henderson

Henderson Elizabeth Hollinger Henderson, 78, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, at Early Memorial Nursing Home in Blakely. More...

Quennie F. Brown

Quennie Fedd Brown, 99, died Sept. 30, 2006, at Abbington Memorial Hospital in Abbington, Penn. More...

Agriculture

Georgia Peanut Bank Week honors peanut farmers

Banks and other lending institutions all across Georgia are going "nuts" during Georgia Peanut More...

New opportunities in agriculture

Biodiesel, ethanol, agritourism, organic markets and value-added products. What do all of these have in common? More...

Sports

Flint River runs past SGA Warriors

The SGA Warriors played the defending state champion and undefeated Flint River Academy Wildcats Friday, Oct. 13 in Damascus. More...

Early County Bobcats defeat Brooks County 35-19

I did not consider myself superstitious until I watched the Early/Brooks game last Friday night the 13th. Now I will watch walking under ladders and think ill of black cats walking in front of me. This game was strange. Very strange. More...

Early County Youth Football

Three for three was the scene in Blakely this past Saturday. All three Blue Bobcat teams won against the Eufaula Tigers. The scores were: C-Team 20-0, B-Team 12-6 and A-Team 14-12. More...

ECHS 2006 Homecoming next week

It's homecoming next week at Early County High. There will be a week full of activities highlighted More...

BOE costs up, down 25% into school year

The Early County Board of Education met Oct. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the middle school cafeteria. More...

Garbage dumpster closures

The County has announced another green can dump site closure and consolidation. More...

Activities

Catch Sister Act II on Court Square tomorrow night at 6:30 p.m. The EC 2055 event will also feature children's activities and a food corner. Bring your lawn chairs. More...

Other News

City Employee of the Month

The City of Blakely would like to recognize David Caesar More...

Blakely among cities to receive Hazardous Waste Trust Funds

Gov. Sonny Perdue announced 71 cities and counties across Georgia will receive funding to help pay for environmental cleanup of aging, leaking municipal landfills. The City of Blakely is on the list to receive $13,060.55. More...

Pre-schoolers learn about fire safety

The children at First Baptist Church Weekday Education would like to thank More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Pray for God's guidance in your life

Acts 10:1-48 It is important for each believer to remember that we, personally, operate with "limited knowledge." The Heavenly Father - the Creator of the universe - knows all things. Isaiah 46:10. More...

The Gospel Truth

Sin, secrets and the salvation of God

In biblical preaching, God speaks to us. Although the perfect word of God is mediated through an imperfect pastor, what we get is still a revelation from the Lord. More...

THANKS

All your thoughts and prayers were greatly appreciated. Special thanks to Blakely Immediate Care, Miller County Hospital and Wiregrass Hospice. We would also like to thank all the many friends for the visits, food and flowers. More...

Society

BHS Class of 1956 enjoys 50th reunion

Members of Blakely High School's Class of 1956 enjoyed their 50th class reunion Oct. 6 and Oct. 7. Classmates enjoyed an evening together on Oct. 6 and a class picnic at Kolomoki Mounds on Oct. 7. More...

Just Jakin

Strange happenings - bet you have some stories, too

I have been writing about some of the legends and true history of the south, especially our area of Georgia, Florida, and Alabama. Even hitting on unexplained things in our very area (buried treasure, things found, things lost). More...

BIRTHS

Noah Rider Swords

Jonathan and Kayla proudly announce the birth of their son. Noah was born Oct. 12, 2006, at 7:38 p.m. He was born at Donalsonville's Women and Children Center. He weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. More...

Campus

Get revved up for homecoming

Early County Bobcat fans and alumni can help get revved up for homecoming Oct. 27 by participating in the annual homecoming parade Oct. 26. More...

Farm Bureau to award scholarships

Georgia Farm Bureau will award four $1,500 scholarships to high school seniors this winter, Steve Moore, Early County Farm Bureau president, recently announced. More...

Dr. Seyle named interim president of Andrew College

The Andrew College Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Dr. David C. Seyle as interim president of the college. More...