November 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas Holiday Spirit

The passing of Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the Christmas holiday season. There are many opportunities to celebrate the season by attending community events or giving to those in need. More...

Camerata musical celebration

Camerata will again open the Christmas season with a joyous musical celebration on Sunday, Dec. 3 at First Baptist Church in Eufaula at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. CST and on Monday, Dec. 4 at First Baptist Church in Blakely at 8 p.m. More...

Bloodmobile will be here Nov. 27

Blood supplies are low according to the Red Cross which is asking everyone to please come out and give. 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. 22 DFACS board meeting 10 a.m. CHAMBER of Commerce, noon More...

Editorials

Other Voices

Favor-factory shutdown?

WASHINGTON - While House Republicans reacted to stinging rejection from America's voters by refusing to change leadership, their Senate counterparts have tried to use their closing weeks in power to enact a last burst of pork-barrel spending. More...

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Mumbles

There were no turkeys in our yard

My mind has been racing back through the years trying to latch onto a memory or two for a Thanksgiving column. More...

Obituaries

Barbara Barnes

Barbara "Bobbie" Barnes, 63, died Nov. 4, 2006, at Hartford Conneticutt Hospital. More...

Ruby S. Chandler

Ruby Stokes Chandler, 91, died Nov. 8, 2006, in Ashland, Oregon. More...

Jandra Harris

Jandra Denise Harris, 32, died Nov. 9, 2006, in Atlanta. More...

Sports

Bobcats defeat Toombs County 40-20

Advance to second round of play-0ffs

The Toombs County Bulldogs drove 3 1/2 hours to play in a playoff football game. Instead, they ran into a buzz saw. More...

Youth football league finishes season

Bonifay, Fla., hosted the Tri State Youth Football Superbowl Championship this past Saturday. Holding six games to determine the third place, second place and this year's champions, the day began at 11 a.m. Georgia time. More...

Golden Olympics team shines

Members of the Blakely Senior Center Golden Olympics team traveled to Warner Robins Sept. 29-30 to More...

HOLIDAYS ON THE SQUARE

December 1st

Blakely merchants are gearing up for a big weekend Dec. 1 & 2 when everyone comes to town for the festive Holidays on the Square and Moonlight Madness. More...

2007 deadline approaching for Medicare Part D enrollment

HELP IS AVAILABLE AT GEORGIACARES: 1-800-633-4227

The SOWEGA Council on aging and GeorgiaCares are reminding senior citizens that it is time to make decisions about their Medicare Part D prescription plans. More...

Hospital boosts health, economy

In 2004, Early Memorial Hospital generated more than $16 million in revenue for the area economy according to a recent report by the Georgia Hospital Association, the state's largest hospital trade association. More...

'64 Blakely High graduate crowned Senior MS America

The description next to her senior portrait in the 1964 Bobcat yearbook described Suzanne Nichols as "a girl with a heart and a smile that make the bubbles of life worthwhile." The senior horoscope noted that what she needed most was a first place ti More...

Other News

4-H dimes help build Habitat house in Atlanta

For the past five years, 4- H'ers from across America have been collecting and donating dimes to finance building a Habitat for Humanity house in Atlanta. On Saturday, Nov. More...

Healthy holiday meals without going 'cold turkey'

Holiday dinner is the one time you're allowed to eat entire platefuls of homecooked delicacies without an ounce of guilt. More...

Taking holiday dinner traveling? Keep it safe

Covered-dish meals offer the best of the fall and winter holidays for many communities, large groups and families. People tend to bring only their best foods to share with their friends and kin. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

God offers return and restoration

2 Chronicles 36:22, 23; Ezra 1:1-7 When "things do not go as planned," it is easy for hopelessness to overwhelm us. More...

The Gospel Truth

Receive the gospel and live in the light

We live in a country that virtually idolizes children (abortionists and child abusers are a stark exception, of course). Mainstream America puts little Susie and Bobby on a pedestal. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Cuthbert First Baptist The Music Ministry of Cuthbert First Baptist Church invites you to begin your celebration of the Christmas season by attending "Keyboards at Christmas." Keyboards will feature four grand pianos and the organ on Saturday and More...

Society

City employees receive certificate

City of Blakely employees Danny White and Lavon Miskimen, center, More...

Employee of the Month

The City of Blakely would like to recognize Glynn Floyd as a More...

Tinson retires

Ruby Tinson was honored by her friends and co-workers with a luncheon More...

Campus

SGA wins first in region one-act play

Southwest Georgia Academy's one-act play cast won first place in GISA More...

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 p.m. at Early County Elementary School. More...

Middleton art on display at library

Watercolor paintings by James Middleton of Arlington are on display at Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library and will hang through Nov. 30. More...