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Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

120308-03 NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS All creditors of the estate of Nelle Fain Bridges, late of Early County, deceased, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 24 CHRISTMAS EVE THURSDAY, DEC. 25 CHRISTMAS DAY BIRTHDAYS: Rob McLendon, Claudia McCorkle, Grace Taylor, Eve Cleveland, Meda Williams ANNIVERSARY: David & Hallie Still FRIDAY, DEC. More...

Editorials

Christmas trees and memories

By now, you probably have gotten your Christmas tree. And by "gotten," I mean you've gone to one of the lots around town where they sell live Christmas trees. More...

Hey, by the way Santa!

William Sean will be joining us for Christmas next year. "And what will the name be if it is a girl?" I asked Heath. "We haven't talked about that, yet," he answered. Whatever, our clan will grow by at least one before next Christmas! More...

Political Cartoon

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Society

Holiday hosting tips to keep guests safe

When it comes to the holidays, tradition tends to reign supreme. Be it when a family opens their presents, where they open those presents or what they eat for dinner, customs rule the roost for most. More...

Martez turns one

Martez Jamal Brown turned one year old Dec. 14. He is the son of Markita Davis and Marty Brown. His grandparents are Patricia Davis, Joseph Davis, Dorothy Brown and Dewey Bown. Martez has three older sisters and one brother. More...

Campus

New fee set for Bainbridge College students

Like all students in the University System of Georgia, students at Bainbridge College will pay a new temporary fee in spring semester 2009. The $50 fee for students in two-year colleges was set by the USG Board of Regents Dec. More...

ECES spelling winners

Fifth grade spelling bee winners were: first place, Deandra Powell; second place, Kayla Meeks; and third place, Jeremiah Mincey, pictured with fourth and fifth grade associate principal Angela Bell. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Richard Royce Albritton received a bachelor of arts degree in pastoral ministry with summa cum laude honors from the Baptist College of Florida in Graceville. President Thomas A. More...

Drive Safely!

Impaired driving and the lack of seat belt use top the list of violations Georgia State Troopers will be targeting during the upcoming Christmas holiday travel period. The 102-hour travel period begins Christmas Eve at 6 p.m. More...

Other News

Merry Xmas judge!

In Florida, an atheist created a case against the Easter and Passover holy days. He hired an attorney to bring a discrimination case against Christians, Jews and observances of their holy days. More...

Reuse that used Christmas tree

Dead trees lining the roads after Christmas are usually the last lonely reminders of the holiday season. This year, don't ditch that tree. Reuse it, says a University of Georgia expert Christmas tree saver. More...

Oxendine's office offers insurance assistance

Georgia residents with insurance problems or questions can receive assistance directly from the commissioner's office by contacting his insurance investigator working in your area. More...

Religion

Are you spreading the gospel for Christ?

Luke 3:7-18 As Luke (Luke 1:1-4) wrote the gospel that bears his name, the Holy Spirit (2 Peter 1:21; 2 Timothy 3:16) used him to introduce the individuals who were the major players in the unfolding divine drama of the eternal plan of salvation More...

CHURCH NEWS

Holy Trinity Holy Trinity Episcopal Church will have a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service tonight, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Arms of Faith M.B. More...

Obituaries

Frances E. Penny

Homemaker

Frances E. Penny, 95, of Dothan, Ala., died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, in Dothan. Mrs. Penny was born in Jacksonville, Fla., May 19, 1913, into the Lindsey- Bowman families. More...

Vivian Moore

Retired

Mary Vivian Smith Moore, 96, of Blakely died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at Early Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Moore was born in Early County Dec. 17, 1912, to the late Abdally Duncan Smith and Menla Temples Smith. More...

Emily Roche

Business Owner

Emily Mae Boyett LeGrone Roche, 85, of Blakely died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at Donalsonville Hospital in Donalsonville. Mrs. Roche was born in Hamilton County Fla., Feb. 9, 1923. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Port St. More...