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Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

121306-01 NOTICE OF INTENT TO INCORPORATE Notice is given that Articles of Incorporation which will incorporate JAKIN BAPTIST CHURCH, Inc., will be delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporat More...

City of Blakely, Georgia

Request for Proposal for Planning, Administration and Other Related Services

The City of Blakely is considering seeking funds from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Fiscal Year 2007 Community Development Block Grant Program. More...

City of Blakely, Georgia

Request for Qualifications and Proposal for Engineering and Other Related Services

The City of Blakely is considering seeking funds from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Fiscal Year 2007 Community Development Block Grant Program. More...

Editorials

Santa’s gift of HOPE!

Three years ago a little boy and his grandmother visited Santa at the mall. The child climbed up on his lap, holding a picture of a little girl. More...

EDITORIAL

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Mumbles

I wish you a Merry Christmas

Every Christmas is different, and this one is no different. Huh? If Yogi had said that, ESPN would More...

Obituaries

Randolph Wimbush

Randolph Wimbush, 82, of Blakely died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006. Mr. Wimbush was born in Early County, July 16, 1924, to George and Marie Wimbush. He was a retired employee of Great Southern Plywood. He was a member of St. John Freewill Baptist Church. More...

Vanessie L. Leslie

Vanessie Lee Leslie, 68, of Blakely died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006, at Early Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Leslie was born in Early County on Oct. 4, 1938, to the late John Arthur Lee and Zera Anthony. More...

Margaret Beaty

Margaret Ruth Beaty, 86, died Monday, Dec. 11, 2006, at Early Memorial Hospital. Miss Beaty was a member of Andrews Chapel Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harper and Ruth Beaty; and three sisters, Agnes B. More...

Sports

Taylor named to South All Star team

Early County Bobcat Emmanuel Taylor has been chosen to play in the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North-South All Star game Dec. 29 in Columbus. Taylor was one of three quarterbacks named to the South All Star squad. More...

Hot shot winners announced

The Blakely-Early County Recreation Department held its annual Hot Shot competition Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Bessie Scott gymnasium. More...

SGA splits with Crisp

Coach Amy Tucker and the SGA Lady Warriors celebrated an early Christmas Saturday in Damascus with their first win of the season, a 56-33 victory over the Crisp Academy Lady Wildcats. More...

The magic of Santa Claus

I remember my first Christmas adventure with Grandma. I was just a kid. I remember tearing across town on my bike to visit her on the day my big sister dropped the bomb: More...

Bring your X’mas trees

The Early County 4- H Club is again sponsoring More...

Look who’s back!

He began waving to Early Countians over 50 years ago. Now semi-retired, he sends his holiday greetings only a couple of hours each night. The rest of the time, he keeps watch over who More...

Other News

Calendar sales to benefit museum

The interior of the Early County Museum on North Main Street nears completion. Recently school house lights were hung, the walls were painted and the concrete floors were finished with a four-step overlay procedure. More...

Just Jakin

Fruitcake

I was once told there are only two types of people in the world More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive Daily Events Blakely Senior Center will be closed December 25 through January 1 for Christmas and New Year More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Jesus came to save mankind

John 1:1-18 History does not unfold as a series of More...

The Gospel Truth

Understanding the true meaning

In 1965 a new cartoon aired on national television in prime time. It took a small miracle to get the show approved, since CBS officials originally hated it. They warned the creator, Charles Shultz, More...

CHURCH NEWS

St. John F.W.B. Homecoming service will be held Sunday, Dec. 24 at 3:30 p.m. Rev. Earl Hallman will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited to attend. St. John (Pineview) St. John More...

Society

Hobbs-Carroll vows exchanged

Holly Haisten Hobbs of Leary and Austen Davis Carroll of Valdosta exchanged wedding vows Saturday, July 8, 2006, at First Baptist Church in Valdosta. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Howard Hobbs of Leary. The groom is the son of Mr. More...

BIRTH

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel L. Jenkins of Hinesville proudly annouce the birth of their son, Mason Alexander Jenkins, Dec. 8, 2006. Mason was born weighing 7 pounds and 15 ounces and measuring 21 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Clattie C. More...

Williams birthdays celebrated

Peytyn Williams celebrated her fourth birthday with family and friends. Oct. 16, 2006, with a Tinker Bell party at her home in Crestview, Fla. She also celebrated at a party with family and friends in Blakely. More...