January 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

DFACS “Worker of the Year”

Laura Smith was selected More...

Meet and Greet Cats, Lady Cats

Early County High basketball fans are invited to a More...

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...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 3 FAMILY Connection Collaborative 12 noon, Family Learning Resource Center NEW OFFICIALS organizational meeting City of Damascus 8 a.m. BIRTHDAYS: Robbie McDonald, Glenn Warfield, Leigh Anne Willis THURSDAY, JAN. More...

Editorials

Kicking up dust

The Dec. 21 Cattlemen More...

EDITORIAL

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All That’s Fit to Print

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I spent the new year weekend doing my annual new year rituals. There were no resolutions involved, no plans for 2007. My rituals didn More...

Obituaries

Earl S. Shepard

Veteran

Earl Stanley Shepard, 83, of Leary died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany. Mr. Shepard was born in Miller County, Dec. 3, 1923, to the late J. Oscar Shepard and Eula Rooks Shepard. More...

Newton E. King

Merchant

Newton Edwin More...

Catherine Williams

Catherine H. Williams, 79, of Palatka, Fla., died Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, at Putnam Community Medical Center. Mrs. Williams was a member of College Road Church of Christ and was vice-president of patient counsel at Palatka Health Care Center. More...

Society

Perry-George vows exchanged

Vinneth Perry and Richard George were married Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at 9 a.m. at Seminole County Court House in Donalsonville. The bride is the daughter of Shelly Jean Perry of Blakely. More...

BIRTHS

Josh and Lorie Harrell of Americus, Ga., announce the birth of their son, Matthew Slade Harrell. Matthew was born at Sumter Regional Hospital on Dec. 21, 2006, at 7:44 p.m. He weighed 7 pounds 10 ounces and was 21 and 1/2 inches long. More...

Be a blushing bride, not a rushing bride

Getting married can be one of the most memorable and lovely times of your life. But, it can also be one of the most stressful. More...

New laws impact teen drivers

Beginning January 1, 2007, all 16-year-olds applying for a Class D driver More...

Fatal accident in Damascus

The News learned Tuesday afternoon that a Damascus woman was killed in a two-car accident Saturday night in Damascus. N i n t e e n - y e a r - o l d Travesha Jackson of 7367 Pullen Rd. More...

Ga. Dept. of Education asks Special Ed parents to attend Jan. 9 meeting

The Georgia Department of Education will host a meeting for parents of students with disabilities in the Early County School System Jan. 9. More...

MLK parade Jan. 13

The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Parade will be Saturday, Jan. 13 at 10 a.m. Participants in the parade will line up in the Station West Shopping Center parking lot on Columbia Highway. More...

Bloodmobile Thursday

Ablood drive will be held Thursday. The Bloodmobile will be located between the two banks on Columbia Street Jan. 4 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. All donors will receive a stainless steel insulated mug. Photo ID More...

Other News

Toddler Tales begin at library

A new year of programs for early learners begins at Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. with Toddler Tales. The Tuesday morning programs offer music, stories and other activities for children ages 1 to 3 years. More...

Middleton employee of the month

The City of Blakely would like to recognize Andy Middleton, a valuable employee in the Public Works Department. The City is proud to acknowledge all his hard work and dedication. More...

Win-win food contest promotes ‘flavors of Georgia’

Somewhere in Georgia, a food product is being developed. Without a little help, it could end up on a closet shelf, a dream half born. It More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Be faithful and heed God

Hebrews 1:1-9 As time More...

The Gospel Truth

Trust in God

Every aspect of Jesus Christ More...

From the Pulpit

Go and make disciples for Jesus

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I command you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age (Matthew 28: 19-20). More...

Agriculture

Georgians warned about giant African land snails

Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin urges Georgians to assist in the hunt for giant African land snails, a threat to human health and a serious plant pest. More...

Peanut farmers may get payment

Georgia peanut farmers, the most prolific in the nation, could receive $11.7 million in federal crop insurance funds if the U. S. Department of Agriculture recalculates its insured crop loss figures as a U.S. District judge ruled this week. More...

Nation’s animal ID system goes voluntary

What began as a federal move toward a mandatory animal identification program has been knocked down a notch. But making the National Animal Identification System voluntary doesn More...

Campus

Jenkins earns doctorate

December 8, 2006, was a big day for Early County High School graduate Sandra Coleman Jenkins. Jenkins received her doctorate in education from Georgia Southern University that morning at 9 a.m. More...