December 6, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Don't forget...

Christmas Wish Tree

Alot of little kids' Christmas wishes are still hanging on the Christmas Wish Tree at the Bank of Early. Please visit the tree and select a child's wish list. Gifts need to be returned to the bank by Friday, Dec. 15. More...

County hears Clay power project, Honors retiring Buddy Durham

The Early County Commission met Monday night at the County Administration building with Commissioner Jody Glass absent and Commissioner J.W. "Buddy" Durham completing his current term in office. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

111506-01 PUBLIC NOTICE Bruce's Flying Service, Inc. 5561 Hwy. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

How faithful are we to God?

Hebrews 1:1-9 As time "marches on," new generations have a tendency to forget their history and the significance of their past. More...

The Gospel Truth

Are you willing to stay true to the end?

I'd love to talk with the prophets, like Moses, Elijah, and Isaiah. I'd love to have been with Abraham when he met Melchizedek, or watched as Aaron robed himself and performed his duties on the Day of Atonement. More...

Let the Bible Speak

Opening the door of opportunity

Keys are useful things when used correctly. They unlock doors or close them. Man holds the key to unlock or lock the door of opportunity for God to bestow salvation. More...

Society

Something for everyone

'Holidays on the Square' was a big hit Saturday

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Pernickety II now Open

VALDOSTA - Delightful aromas and beautiful sights stimulate the senses immediately upon entering Remerton's newest boutique, Pernickety. More...

Wright-Cook

Mr. and Mrs. Hank Jester of Arlington and Mr. Billy Wright of Albany announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Danielle Wright of Arlington, to Kevin Michael Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Cook, all of Morgan. More...

Campus

Local student gains leadership skills at FCCLA training

Willie Wimberly, a student at Early County High School attended the Family, Career and Community Leader's of America's Ultimate State Officer Academy Training, held in Va. More...

Youth football banquet to be held Thursday

The Blakley-Early County Youth Football Lea-gue will hold their annual banquet this Thursday, Dec. 7 at the ECES cafeteria at 6 p.m. They are asking for you to use the rear parking lot and enter through the gym. More...

Yearbooks are here

ECHS Class of 2006, yearbooks can be picked up in Mrs. Cheri Harrell's room after 1 p.m. any day this week and Monday, Dec. 11 between 8:30- 11:30 and Tuesday, Dec. 12 between 8:30-11:30 and 1:30-3:30. More...

Runoff a drip, actually

With a little over an hour before the polls closed in Tuesday's runoff election only 165 voters had cast ballots. More...

Youth football banquet

The Blakley-Early County Youth Football League will hold their annual banquet this Thursday, Dec. 7 at the Early County Elementary School Cafeteria at 6 p.m. They are asking for you to use the rear parking lot and enter through the gym. More...

Proposed I-185 extension route likely to stir debate

Articles in the Albany, Columbus and Bainbridge papers this week noted discussions have begun about extending I-185 to I-10 in Florida. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 6 FAMILY Connection Collaborative 12 noon, Family Learning Resource Center BIRTHDAYS: Brittni McDonald, Whittni McDonald, Merritt Logan, Juanita Turner THURSDAY, DEC. More...

Editorials

LETTERS

Bobcat fans are the best

There were so many reasons to not attend last week's Bobcat football game - wind chills near freezing, 256 mile trip, busiest time of the year, holiday activities Saturday, etc. More...

LETTERS

Early County students make me proud

Dear editor: On Nov. 17 I had a great surprise when I walked into the Wendy's restaurant in Cordele, Ga., on my lunch break. The room was filled to capacity with Early County Middle School students. More...

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Obituaries

Carl T. Garrett Sr.

Supervisor

Carl Thomas Garrett Sr., 77, of Cedar Springs died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, at Early Memorial Hospital. Mr. Garrett was born Feb. 27, 1929, in Shelby County to the late Tom and Nell Garrett. More...

Frances Dunning

Teacher

Frances Marion Mosely Dunning, 101, of Cuthbert, died Nov. 30, 2006, at Southwest Georgia Regional Medical Center in Cuthbert. Mrs. Dunning was born Nov. 4, 1905, in Cedar Springs to the late Francis Marion and Lucy Armistead Mosely. More...

J.C. Battle

Long shoreman

J.C. Battle, 74, of Blakely died Nov. 22, 2006, in Blakely. Mr. Battle was born Dec. 9, 1931, to the late Irma Cook. At age three, he was adopted by John and Mae Lou Lee. More...

Sports

Bobcats win against Calhoun

Advance to semi-finals and the Georgia Dome

The Early County Bobcats advanced to the semi finals of the state AA playoffs and the Georgia Dome with a convincing 20- 3 victory over the Calhoun Yellow Jackets. The Bobcats are now 11-2 on the year while the Yellow Jackets finished at 11-2. More...

SGA opens 2006-07 basketball season

The SGA basketball teams kicked off the 2006- 2007 season Monday night in Dawson against Terrell Academy. The Lady Warriors had a very tough opponent for their first game of the year in the defending class A State Runner-up Lady Eagles. More...

Youth cheerleaders place first in competition

The Early County ATeam traveled to Valdosta this past Saturday with four alternates to compete at the Winnersville National Championship. With six teams competing in the morning competition, they placed first in their division. More...