April 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Watson under lockdown during the VT shootings

During the early morning hours Monday most news channels were focusing on the severe weather wreaking havoc on the northeast. More...

what's Bloomin'

Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library invites everyone to visit the annual garden expo tomorrow to "Look What's Bloomin." The annual garden expo will be at the library at 11880 Columbia Rd. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Go star gazing Saturday

Kolomoki Mounds State Park will have an astronomy program Saturday, April 21 at sunset at the Temple Mound Plaza. Amateur astronomer Robert Lange will be on hand with telescopes and other equipment to provide a clear view of the heavens. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

041807-02 APPLICATION TO REGISTER A BUSINESS TO BE CONDUCTED UNDER TRADE NAME, PARTNERSHIP OR OTHERS STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF EARLY The undersigned does hereby certify that Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 CHAMBER of Commmerce, noon BIRTHDAYS: Amanda Rogers, Andrew Lackley ANNIVERSARIES: Larry & Martha Allen, Lane & Christie Davis THURSDAY, APRIL 19 ROTARY CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club COUNTY Planning Commission, More...

Editorials

Imus - a symptom, not the problem

Other Voices

I see that Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton, the apparent arbiters of who can say what and when they can say it, have gotten just what they wanted, radio host Don Imus' head on a silver platter. More...

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There are no do-overs

All That's Fit to Print

Monday's news of the shootings at Virginia Tech grew worse as the day progressed. For the families, students, faculty and others associated with Virginia Tech, it had to be downright horrifying. More...

Obituaries

Roosevelt Booker Sr.

Veterinary Assistant Roosevelt Booker Sr., 81, of Blakely died Wednesday, April 4, 2007. Mr. Booker was born in Milton, Fla., Feb. 22, 1926, to the late Coot Booker and Willie M. Booker. He was a member of St. More...

Louise M. Gay

Bookkeeper Louise McDowell Gay, 82, of Dunedin, Fla., died Thursday, April 5, 2007, at Westchester Gardens Nursing Home in Clearwater, Fla. Mrs. Gay was born in Early County March 20, 1925, to the late Edwin C. McDowell and Nancy Wiley McDowell. More...

Annette W. Lindsey

Annette Williams Lindsey, 54, of Blakely died Saturday, April 7, 2007, at Early Memorial Hospital Mrs. Lindsey was born in Blakely July 23, 1952, to the late Raymond Williams Sr. and Louise Williams. More...

Society

Henry, Culpepper vows exchanged

Margie Kristin Henry and Adam Caughey Culpepper were united in matrimony Saturday, March 17, 2007, at 5 p.m. at Parrott United Methodist Church in Parrott, Ga., with Dr. Wright Culpepper Sr. officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Sheffield - Randa

Dr. and Mrs. David Samuel Sheffield of Dothan announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Elizabeth Sheffield of Birmingham, to William Hunter Randa of Birmingham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Byron Randa of Foley. More...

Henderson - Chapman

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Killpatrick and John Wilber Henderson, all of Enterprise, proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katherine Elizabeth, to Wesley Lamar Chapman III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Lamar Chapman Jr. More...

Notices shock taxpayers

How will re-evaluation affect my taxes?

Early County property owners began lining up at the county tax assessor's office Monday morning and continued to arrive in a steady stream throughout the day. They were there to discuss the reappraisal of their property. More...

School Daze

School Daze The halls are empty. Early County Schools are out for spring break. Some have gone to the beach, some to the mountains, some to destinations unknown. Others are staying closer to home during Spring Break 2007. More...

Hole-in-one!

There was a sudden outburst of whooping and hollering late in the afternoon of April 10 on the 7th tee at the Blakely Town and Country Club. More...

"FREE" computer classes

Family Connection is offering free computer classes in May. Classes will be at the Family Learning Resource Center. All classes will be Tuesdays, May 1 through June 26. Introduction to Microsoft Word will be 10:30 a.m. More...

The 76th May Day Festival

The 76th annual May Day Celebration, Georgia's longest running festival, will be held Saturday, May 5 in Arlington. The festival starts with a parade at 10 a.m. More...

Other News

Bike-a-thon will benefit St. Jude's

The Blakely Bike-A-Thon to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is scheduled for Saturday, April 21 from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the parking lot of the Northside Ball Park. More...

Arlington to hold annual May Day observance

The 76th annual May Day Celebration, Georgia's longest running festival, will be Saturday, May 5 in Arlington. This one-day festival starts with a parade at 10 a.m. More...

Astronomy program at Kolomoki

Kolomoki Mounds State Park will have an astronomy program Saturday, April 21 at sunset at the Temple Mound Plaza. Amateur astronomer Robert Lange will be on hand with telescopes and other equipment to provide a clear view of the heavens. More...

Religion

Giving glory and praise in worship

Sunday School Lesson

Revelation 4 As one reads the book of Revelation, it is easy to lose the focus of the message. The Apostle John gave the reference that must be used as one reads the proclamations - "The Revelation of Jesus Christ." Revelation 1:1a. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Wesley Chapel A.M.E. Wesley Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church will have their annual gospel music workshop and concert with rehearsals beginning Wednesday, April 18 through Friday, April 20 at 7 p.m. More...

Finding confidence in Christ

From the Pulpit

Confidence has much to do with assurance. More...

Agriculture

Food products industry bright spot in state

In a year when Georgia's manufacturing sector is expected to have limited growth and heavy job losses, the food products industry is pulling clean of that trend. More...

Controlling mosquitoes in your backyard

With summer quickly approaching, people everywhere are looking for ways to control the mosquito population in their backyards. More...

Learn about lawns on 'Gardening in Georgia'

In spite of the Easter weekend freeze, many Georgia lawns "know" it's spring and are coming back to life. Some people aren't sure what kind of grass grows in their lawn. More...

Campus

Price, Waller advance to nationals

Early County High School's chapter of Future Business Leaders of America traveled to the University of Georgia to compete in various events at the FBLA State Leadership Conference March 17. More...

Families play and learn

Fourth grade Family Night was March 12, 2007, at Early County Elementary School. Teachers, parents and students played games that tied into Georgia Performance Standards. More...

Bobcats upset Berrien

Bobcat fans were content to sit beneath gray skies and drizzling rain April 10 while Early County pulled off a sports coup against second ranked Berrien County at home. More...