November 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

County pulls Doc's Hidaway alcoholic beverage license

The Early County Commissioners met Monday night at the county administration building to address a short agenda. More...

When in Japan...

FCCLA member Malanie Love, a scholarship recipient of the FCCLA Kikkoman Corporation More...

Bingo for books Monday

All elementary school students and their families are invited to Bingo for Books Monday, Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m. at Early County Elementary School cafeteria. Books are awarded for winning BINGO. Everyone takes home a book. More...

Avoid the flu

Get a flu shot.  Cover nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

102506-01 NOTICE OF INCORPORATION Notice is given that articles of incorporation that will incorporate Southwest Georgia Center for Equal Justice have been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Nonprofit Co More...

Editorials

Secrecy can spoil American dream

A home of your own. It's the American dream. That dream for thousands of Georgians could become a nightmare if legislation being touted for the next General Assembly becomes law. More...

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All That's Fit to Print

A rock and a hard place

It's been somewhat interesting to watch the endless discussion of whether the Democrats or Republicans will end up all powerful in Washington. I always like seeing people make silk purses out of sows' ears. Quality work is hard to come by. More...

Obituaries

Carrie Lee Quick

Carrie Lee Quick, 83, died Oct. 5, 2006, at Donalsonville Nursing Home. More...

Brenda G. Graham

Brenda Gail Graham, 51, died Oct. 15, 2006 at Seminole Manor Nursin Home. More...

Gladys Scarborough

Gladys Tedder Scarborough, 94, died Oct. 26, 2006, at Early Memorial Nursing Home. More...

Agriculture

Mulch volcanoes too much of a good thing in landscape

In many manicured landscapes, plants often seem to grow out of little mulch volcanoes. But piling mulch one to three feet deep around trees is way too much of a good thing, experts say. More...

Farmers can apply now for EQIP and WHIP

James E. Tillman Sr., state conservationist for the USDA National Resources Conservation Service in Georgia, announced that farmers should complete their applications for the Environmental Quality Incentives program by Dec. More...

Join Colquitt for its 150th birthday celebration

Colquitt will celebrate its Sesquicentennial this weekend, November 10 and 11. More...

Sports

Bobcats defeat Albany Indians 41-13

The Early County Bobcats moved a step closer to home field advantage in the first round of the AA playoffs with a convincing 41-13 victory over winless More...

SGA Warriors upset Valwood Valiants

It was Senior Night at SGA Friday, Nov. 3 and it could not have turned out any better for the Warriors. More...

Youth league hosts wild card playoffs

The Early County Youth Football League hosted the Tri-State Pee Wee Football Wild Card Playoffs this past Saturday night. The Early County B-Team Gold came away with a well deserved win over More...

Unofficial Early County General Election Returns

November 7, 2006

Registered voters: 7,047 Ballots cast: 2,806 Turnout: 39.82%   GOVERNOR  Sonny Perdue (I) R 1,463   Mark Taylor (D) 1,277   Garrett M. More...

EPD hearing Thursday

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Environmental protection Division will hold a public hearing tomorrow night, Nov. 9 at Mangham Auditorium from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. More...

VETERANS' DAY

NOVEMBER 11 -

Veteran's Day activities in Early County don't stop with the Nov. 11 holiday. Services at First United Methodist Church on Sunday morning will honor local veterans and the recognition continues that afternoon with a program on the square. More...

Murrain new CHC doctor

Dr. Luis Murrain has joined the staff at Primary Care of Southwest Georgia on College Street in More...

Skeet Shoot

Shoot skeet? The Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the first annual "Shooting for Community" Sporting Clays Classic" Nov. 18 at Liberty Hill Plantation. More...

Parenting workshops, Christmas wish lists

The doors are in constant motion at the Family Learning Resource Center. Parents are encouraged to visit the center Monday nights at 7 p.m. for More...

Other News

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive Daily Events

Nov. 13 - Rhythm band practice 10:30-11:30. Lunch: Chili with beans, cole slaw, winter mix, hot apple crisp, wheat roll. More...

Williams sworn in as attorney

Andy Joel Williams, Jr. was sworn in as an attorney licensed to practice law in the state of Georgia Nov. 2. The swearing-in ceremony was performed by Superior Court Judge Ronnie Joe Lane in the courtroom of the Early County Courthouse. More...

DOT schedules traffic shift in Early Co.

Georgia DOT recently announced that a traffic shift on U.S. 84 SR 38 in Early Co. at M.P 1.4 to M.P. 0.0 is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Do you have a heart for God?

2 Kings 22:8-10; 23:1-3, 21-23 In any system, "entropy" is a natural force that acts on a continuous basis. This "tendency to disorder" is seen in all areas of life. More...

The Gospel Truth

Don't ignore the truth of the gospel

Sometimes the truth hurts. But the hurt can actually be good for you. When the doctor comes in and says, "You have cancer." That hurts. But it is a hurt that signals the beginning of a treatment plan that can save your life. More...

CHURCH NEWS

St. Paul M.B. An order of installation service for Rev. Willie E. McKind will be held Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul. More...

Society

BIRTHS

Dr. and Mrs. Beau Delaporte of Sanford, Fla. proudly announce the birth of their son, Aidan Joseph Delaporte. More...

Thomson youngster to dance in Disney Christmas parade

Gena Cody, the eightyear old daughter of Brian and Lisa Cody of Thomson, will be one of 300 dancers from 13 studios across the country performing in Disney's Dance the Magic Holiday Parade. More...

Halloween festival drew large crowd on the square

Blakely Hometown's annual Halloween festivities drew a large crowd to the square Oct. 31 for the costume contest and pumpkin decorating contest. More...

Campus

Early County High FFA wins second in state

The Early County High FFA traveled to Cochran Nov. 2 to compete in the state wildlife management competition where they competed against 20 teams. The contest consisted of a junior and a senior division. More...

Smokey visits FBC preschoolers

Smokey the Bear recently visited with preschoolers at First Baptist Church More...

Employer seminar offered at Bainbridge College

The Georgia Department of Labor's Bainbridge Career Center, the Southwest Georgia Employer More...