January 17, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Drugs, thefts, burglaries occupy grand jury

Illegal drugs, thefts, burglaries and financial crimes took up the majority of the Early County Grand Jury's time last week. More...

Successful Parenting workshops

The Successful Parenting workshops will resume Monday, Jan. 22 at the Family Learning Resource Center, 40-A Harold Ragan Dr. Classes are held every Monday night from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. More...

Rare cancer strikes

Eleven-year-old Hudson Graham of Black Mountain, N.C., has been diagnosed with a rare cancer - neuroblastoma. There were only eight cases of the cancer, a soft-tissue sarcoma of the neuron sheath, diagnosed in the United States last year. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

122706-01 IN THE JUVENILE COURT FOR THE COUNTY OF EARLY STATE OF GEORGIA In the Interest of: H.M., W/F, DOB: 11/17/96 W.A.M., W/M, DOB: 4/20/00 Children Under 18 Years of Age. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, JAN 17 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, noon DARTON COLLEGE will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a musical tribute at 11 a.m. For more information contact Wendy Wilson, ACE Fellowship Program coordinator at 1-229- 317-6925. More...

Editorials

Mumbles

Another prayer answered

Do you think some prayers might have been answered a few days ago in Missouri when authorities found those two boys who had been kidnapped? One missing for about four days, the other missing for four years! More...

EDITORIAL

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All That's Fit to Print

The thrill of 'knowing'

So, last week I was talking with someone and Hoss Cartwright's name came up. Someone didn't know who Hoss Cartwright was. I was flabbergasted. Things went downhill from there. More...

Obituaries

Henry Lewis Cobb

Veteran

Henry Lewis Cobb, 84, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007. Mr. Cobb was born in Baker County, Jan, 18, 1922, to the late J.A. Cobb and Lue Cobb. More...

Flora Bundrick

Telegraph Operator

Flora Bundrick, 76, of Colquitt died Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, at Miller Nursing Home. Mrs. Bundrick was born in Henry County, Ga., March 14, 1930. She was a member of the Assembly of God Tabernacle in Decatur County, and a member of the W.D. More...

Pauline Sammons

Dietician

Pauline Cadle Sammons, 83, of Damascus died Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, at Palmyra Nursing Home in Albany. Mrs. Sammons was born in Early County, June 17, 1923, to the late James S. Cadle and Martha Caroline Widner Cadle. More...

Society

Tuten - Clanton

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Tuten of Thomasville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Leigh Tuten, to Kenneth Alan Clanton Jr. of Colquitt. More...

Garey - Bruner

Mr. and Mrs. Ross Garey announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jamie Lynn, to John Wesley Bruner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Bruner of Blakely and Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Heath of Tallahassee. More...

BIRTH

Mikie and Shanna Lee proudly announce the birth of their son, Joseph Weston, Dec. 26, 2006. He weighed 6 pounds 6 ounces and was 19 and 3/4 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Went and Linda Warr of Blakely. More...

EPD is reviewing comment on LEA permits

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Environmental Protection Division is in the process of considering comments received during the comment period for the draft permits issued last October for the construction of a coal-fired power plant in More...

EC2055 'Gifts of Life"

State of the art PowerHeart automated external defibrillators have been given to 12 schools, businesses and organizations in the community by Early County 2055. More...

MLK parade

The Monroe High marching band, left, and the ECHS Band of Blue highlighted Saturday's MLK parade. The Marshalls for the parade were Charles and Shirley Sherrod. More...

Senior Health Fair Jan. 25

The Blakely Senior Cen-ter will have a "Take Charge Community Health Fair" Thursday, Jan. 25 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the senior center. See page 9 for more information. More...

Other News

Ford retires from NRCS

Early County native James W. Ford has retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service after 38 years with the agency. More...

From our Files

Middle school holds open house

10 YEARS AGO Jan. 16, 1997 MICHAEL J. Bowers, Attorney General of Georgia since the early 1980s, is the keynote speaker for the 47th annual meeting of the Blakely-Early Chamber of Commerce. More...

Finding ways to make fitness fun

For those who feel they'll just never get into working out because it's too boring, try making your workouts more fun. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Accept Jesus as authority and judge

John 5:19-29 Every person accepts some kind of "authority" into his or her life. More...

The Gospel Truth

Commit yourself to the heavenly prize

Good Christians disagree on some doctrines. However, there are certain truths which we all hold in common. The Bible is the word of God. The gospel is the good news about the person and work of Jesus Christ. You must be born again. More...

CHURCH NEWS

St. John Pineview The St. John Pineview Church will present the Spiritual Cake Recipe program Jan. 21 at 3 p.m. Dinner will be served and everyone is invited to attend. St. Maryland Baptist The St. More...

Agriculture

Wintertime is best time for killing weeds

Lawn care tends to be the last thing on homeowners' minds during the winter. But a University of Georgia expert says this is actually the best time to rid your lawn of pesky weeds. More...

Ag Forecast 2007 will look at Georgia's agricultural future

It's not unusual to talk business over breakfast. More...

GFC seeks public comment on carbon registry

Comments from the public are being sought by the Georgia Forestry Commission on a plan designed to help protect Georgia's environment through a new carbon registry. By logging onto the GFC website at www.gatrees. More...

Sports

SGA has busy week with basketball

This past week was a busy one for the SGA basketball teams with region games against Randolph Southern School Tuesday and Tift Area Friday and a non-region game against Westwood on Saturday. More...