November 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Flood insurance available soon to city property owners

The Blakely City Council voted to begin the process to participate in the national flood insurance plan at their Nov. 7 meeting at the city annex. More...

Rotary District Governor visits Blakely Rotary Club

The Blakely Rotary Club will host District Governor Steve Stanfield at this week's meeting at the Blakely Town and Country Club. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

111506-02 NOTICE OF INCORPORATION Notice is given that articles of incorporation which will incorporate PROCESS EQUIPMENT SALES, INC., will be delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Code More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15 CHAMBER of Commerce at noon BIRTHDAYS: Glenn Enfinger, Jackson Allred, Grey Logan More...

Editorials

Mumbles

Annie's very first road trip

Judy, Boomer and I went cruising this past weekend in the new red and black pickup. Yep, you heard that right, red and black! More...

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All That's Fit to Print

Remember them

Sunday afternoon on the square, I heard the names read of those Early Countians who lost their lives while serving in the Unites States military. More...

Obituaries

Anna Tedder

Homemaker

Anna Elizabeth Tedder, 98, of Donalsonville died Nov. 7, 2006, at the Donalsonville Hospital. More...

Florrie Mae Jones

Homemaker

Florrie Mae Blackburn Jones, 75, died Nov. 5, 2006, in Blakely. More...

Willard Bailey

Army Veteran

Willard Bailey, 57, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at Early Memorial Hospital. More...

Society

Hattaway-Davis

Mr. and Mrs. Terry Eugene Barrows Sr. of Lawrenceville and Mr. and Mrs. Steven Glenn Hattaway of Blakely are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katherine Mae Barrows, to Steven Daniel Davis Jr., son of Mr. More...

Moses-Marcus

Mr. and Mrs. Marzell Moses announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Monique Moses, to DeCarlo Lamar Marcus, son of Yolanda Pope of Dawson and Ronnie Marcus of Camilla. More...

Volunteers honored

The Blakely Senior Center presented a volunteer appreciation supper Oct. 9 to thank the More...

Campus

PJ party with Santa at ECES

Local children and their families can kick off the Christmas season at Santa's Pajama Party Nov. 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Early County Elementary School. More...

Tickled pink at ECHS fundraising efforts

Early County High School faculty and staff members showed they are "passionately pink" for a cure More...

Hardrick completes GPSTC course

Investigator Timothy Hardrick of the Early County Sheriff's Office completed a conducting highway safety checkpoints course at the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. More...

Perdue, Cagle, Bulloch winners, Cannon, Hutchins take BOE seats

Early County voters were pretty much in lock step with voters across the state when they went to the polls in last week's General Election. More...

McDowell elected Damascus mayor

The City of Damascus held a city election in conjunction with last week's General Election. Seventy - three of Damascus registered voters went to the polls to elect a mayor and two city councilmen. More...

Early County's Fallen Heroes

       - World War More...

EPD public hearing

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division hosted the final public hearing on the proposed Longleaf coal-fired power plant Nov. More...

Other News

Unofficial Early County General Election Returns

November 7, 2006

Registered voters: 7,047  Ballots cast: 2,806  Turnout: 39.82% More...

Murkerson participates in long drive championship

Blakely's J. D. Murkerson participated recently in the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship in Mesquite, Nev., which brings together an international field of golf 's biggest hitters. More...

More flu cases in Southwest Georgia

As more cases of influenza (flu) are confirmed in Southwest Georgia, health officials are reminding everyone to take action to protect themselves and their families from the flu. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

God calls for repentance

2 Chronicles 36:15-21; Psalm 137:1-6 Many people in our world are so steeped in the philosophy of "self-worth" and "self-fulfillment" that the thought of "consequences" has become drowned in the sea of "self-expression." This is not new to the hu More...

The Gospel Truth

The church needs Christian leaders

The Oxford dictionary defines a "leader" as "a person that leads because he is the most successful or advanced in a particular area." All church members should aspire to be Christian leaders. More...

IN MEMORY

In loving memory of Louise Lester-Dixon Dec. 19,1926-Nov. 14, 2005 More...

Agriculture

Choose the choicest locally grown Christmas tree

University of Georgia horticulturist Mark Czarnota won't be buying his Christmas tree from a box store. He's focusing on Georgia-grown in his house and encouraging others to do the same. More...

Holidays perfect time to teach spirit of giving

The holidays are known as a time for giving. But giving doesn't just mean buying a child the most soughtafter toy of the season. Sharon Gibson uses the holidays to teach her children how to give back to their community. More...

Noxious weed headed our way

Move over, kudzu - there's a new weed around, and it's headed our way. More...

Sports

Bobcats defeat Thomasville Bulldogs

The Early County Bobcats earned home field advantage in the state AA playoffs by defeating a determined Thomasville Bulldog squad 41-22 Friday night at Standifer Field. "I am really proud of our guys. More...

SGA Warriors fall to Brookwood

The SGA Warriors traveled to Thomasville for a showdown with the Brookwood Warriors Friday, Nov. 10. A victory for SGA would give the Warriors the region championship but it was not to be. More...

Warriors eliminated in playoffs

The Warriors were eliminated from the playoffs Monday night in a threeway Kansas City style playoff with Valwood and Brookwood. More...