June 25, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

100 DAYS OF H.E.A.T.

This past weekend wasn't a particularly good weekend to "head out on the highway looking for adventure" as Early County was the site for Georgia's kickoff of two aggressive traffic enforcement programs. More...

Fireworks July 3rd!

The fireworks display will be held at Standifer Field Thursday, July 3 at dark. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

060408-01 NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER STATE OF GEORGIA, COUNTY OF EARLY Because of default in the payment of the indebtedness secured by the Notes and Deed to Secure Debt from SCHEYAL V. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25 DFACS board meeting, 10 a.m. STORY Hour, 3 p.m. Lucy Maddox Memorial Library BIRTHDAYS: Steve Jackson, Leon Carpenter ANNIVERSARY: Mr. & Mrs. More...

Editorials

Other Voices

What's the hurry?

Fifty years ago, Chrysler first installed in its Imperial model a device that automatically controlled the car's rate of motion, and thus, the cruise control was born. I come from a long line of heavy-footed drivers. More...

Political Cartoon

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Mumbles

Of bugs gone by, grandkids

Things are a little different around the house this week. The "pitter-patter" of the grandkids' little feet can be heard all over the house. The pitter-patter is actually a misnomer and a memory. More...

Obituaries

Arlisa Brown

Retired

Arlisa Adams Brown, 43, of Blakely died Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Brown was born in Early County Sept. 20, 1964, to the late Lois Gray Adams and Curtis Adams. She was a member of Mt. More...

Robert Alvin Burke

Foreman

Robert Alvin Burke, 62, of Morgan died Tuesday, June 17, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Burke was born in Calhoun County Sept. 3, 1945, to the late Johnny Burke and Lillie Mae Lockridge Burke. More...

Clarence Pullen Jr.

Businessman

Clarence "Sonny" Walthall Pullen Jr., 76, of Orange Park, Fla., died Tuesday, June 17, 2008, in Sugar Land, Texas. Mr. Pullen was born in Shellman Nov. 28, 1931, to the late Clarence Pullen Sr. and Carrie Frances Terry Pullen. More...

Society

Asbell - Tiner

Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Sutton Asbell of Moultrie are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Melissa Asbell, to Robert "Ret" Eugene Tiner Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Tiner Sr. of Damascus. More...

Make family reunions fun

Family reunions are a great way to reconnect with those relatives you don't see on a regular basis. Part of the fun of these reunions is seeing how everyone has changed from year to year and enjoying some recreation and good food. More...

Campus

Bainbridge links with Georgia Southwestern

Bainbridge College and Georgia Southwestern State University expanded their cooperative relationship May 22 on the BC campus. More...

Bridges named All-Star

Southwest Georgia Academy senior Drew Bridges is congratulated by head baseball coach Tommy Manry for being selected to the 2008 All State Baseball Team. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Georgia Tech Grant Bruner made the dean's list for spring semester 2008 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. More...

Non-partisan qualifying underway thru Friday

Qualifying for non-partisan candidates who will appear on the Nov. 4 General Election ballot opened Monday and will continue through 12 noon Friday. More...

County budget: $7.85 million

The Early County commissioners will hold a public hearing tomorrow at 6 p.m. to hear citizens' comments on the proposed 2008-09 budget. More...

General Primary absentee voting

General Primary absentee votes can be cast now in the Voter Registrar's office on River Street. To cast an absentee ballot voters need a reason, such as a religious holiday, a disability or a public safety job. More...

Boaters, swimmers use caution!

The drought continues and lakes are experiencing lower than normal summer depths, affecting recreation activities for swimmers and boaters. More...

Other News

Gas saving tips from the pros

Conserving gasoline is easier than you think. Given today's high prices and concerns for the environment, what are you waiting for? More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive

Daily Events June 30 - Rhythm band practice - 10:30-11:30. Lunch: Fish, cheese grits, cole slaw, wheat roll, peach cobbler. July 1 - Physical fitness - 10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m. Charades. More...

Miller promoted at Regions Bank

Regions Bank of South Georgia is pleased to announce the promotion of Joe E. "Joey" Miller as Bainbridge City president. Miller began his career with Regions in June 2005 as a community banker in Fort Gaines and Cuthbert. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Jesus Christ is with us always

Hebrews 13:1-16 At the time of the establishment of the New Testament church, the only scripture that was available for the believers was the Old Testament. Thus, the lessons taught to the new believers were based on these inspired writings. More...

The Gospel Truth

Like some today, Pilate wasn't totally committed

If Pontius Pilate were alive today he would be an American everyman. He was well-to-do by the worlds' standards. He was on the government payroll. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Glorious Community Holiness Church Glorious Community Holiness Church of Jesus of the Apostolic Faith, Highway 62 West, cordially invites everyone to attend a Hallelujah Praise worship service, which will convene June 30-July 6, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Agriculture

Golden Peanut debuts organics

The Golden Peanut Specialty Products facility in Blakely, headed by George Bates, made their first run of organic peanut flour and organic roasted peanut oil in April. More...

FSA News

Correct signature can prevent delays

Using the correct signature when doing business with FSA can save time and prevent a delay in program benefits. The following are FSA signature guidelines: A married woman shall sign her given name: Mary Doe, not Mrs. More...

Signup underway for quality loss

Administrator Teresa Lasseter announced that eligible farmers who suffered quality losses to their crops in recent years can enroll in the Crop Disaster Program 2005-2007 at local FSA service centers starting June 23. More...