April 1, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

CHATTAHOOCHEE TRACE

National Heritage Corridor Study

Legislation authorizing a feasibility study into the possible designation of 11 Georgia and seven Alabama counties, known as the Chattahoochee Trace, as a National Heritage Area has been approved by the House of Representatives. More...

Prom night

Early County High School's Midnight Masquerade prom is Saturday, April 4 from 8 p.m. to midnight. The Senior walk-thru will begin at 9 p.m. in the auditorium. The doors will open to the public at 8:15 p.m. and tickets to see the walk-thru are $3. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

030409-01 NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA, EARLY COUNTY THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1 FAMILY Connection Collaborative, noon, Family Learning Resource Center BIRTHDAYS: Dianne Hix, Phillip Evans, Rachel Logue, Casie Lashley THURSDAY, APRIL 2 ROTARY CLUB, noon, More...

Editorials

Majesty and glory

I set out on a journey last week to Quail Country Plantation in Arlington, Ga., to do a little quail hunting with a good friend. More...

Legals

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Happy Fool's Day, 43!

Mumbles

A lot is being said these days about the changes in the newspaper industry. I thought all that talk mostly surrounded the large metropolitan dailies. More...

Obituaries

Rubye Shorter

Registered Nurse

Rubye Jean Shorter, 58, of Blakely died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. Mrs. Shorter was born in Blakely March 14, 1951, to the late Jim Redding and Margaret Louise Wilson. More...

Betty J. Sanders

Registered Nurse

Betty J. Sol Sanders, 45, of Atlanta, died Monday, March 23, 2009, at South Dekalb Medical Hospital in Atlanta. Mrs. Sanders was born in Blakely March 17, 1963, to Sally Sol and the late Elbert Often. More...

Sandra Phillips

Homemaker

Sandra Phillips, 73, of Peachtree City died Tuesday, March 24, 2009. Mrs. Phillips was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Fayetteville. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Donald Phillips Sr. More...

Campus

Competition showcases local talent

With a field of strong competitors reading their original works to a packed house, judges for the annual Bainbridge College Creative Arts Club literary competition presented awards for poetry and for prose. The judges, Drs. More...

Hit-a-thon raises funds and support

The Early County High School baseball team held its first annual hit-a-thon Feb. 7. Players from ECHS varsity and junior varsity teams participated in the event. Each player took pledges per foot of an at bat. More...

Team ranks second

Southwest Georgia Academy's literary team brought home the second place overall trophy in the GISA AA State Literary Competition at Valdosta State University March 19. More...

Flash flood alert!

The National Weather Service issued another flash flood alert for Southwest Georgia late Tuesday afternoon which extended through Thursday morning. At 5 p.m. More...

Caught!

Authorities were led on a three-hour manhunt Friday afternoon when a dangerous inmate escaped the from the Early County Jail. Responding to an assault call Thursday, authorities arrested 26-yearold Tremaine Antoine Davis of Lake St. Louis, Mo. More...

Funny $$$

Maybe thinking the U.S. Treasury can't print money fast enough, somebody has taken it upon themselves to offer a little help, printing and spreading counterfeit $20 bills. More...

ABAC honors Ragan

In September of 1941, Gene Ragan rolled to a stop on his 1932 Harley Davidson motorcycle in front of the administration building at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. All his possessions were tied to the back of the Harley with a plow line. More...

Other News

Aunspaugh graduates police training

Wayne M. More...

Gopher frogs to be featured on PBS

A PBS Nature series includes Georgia gopher frogs and efforts to restore them in "Frogs: The Thin Green Line" The show premieres nationally on the Public Broadcasting System at 8 p.m. April 5. More...

Studebaker sales and service available

From our Files

10 YEARS AGO April 1, 1999 SHERRY Angela Eubanks of Edison and Todd Widener Bell of Blakely were united in marriage July 18 at Edison Baptist Church. BRITT and Julie Hayes proudly announce the birth of their son, Sloan McKellan Hayes. More...

Religion

Jesus died so man could live

Sunday School Lesson Rev. More...

Serve the Lord gladly and humbly

If God owned a business, what kind of a business would it be? What would be his product? How would he treat his employees? Would it be profitable, nonprofit, or would profit not be the point at all? We know that Jesus was a carpenter (Mark 6:3). More...

CHURCH NEWS

St. Maryland St. Maryland Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate their usher's anniversary Sunday, April 5 at 3 p.m. Rev. James Corbitt will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Society

Easter crafts for the entire family

Easter is certainly about searching for hidden colored eggs and dressing up in your Easter best. However, it can also be a time to get crafty — dreaming up plenty of creative ways to decorate for and celebrate the holiday. More...

Precious peanuts

The Little Goober contest at the recent Peanut Proud Expo had several adorable contestants. More...

REUNION

The Early County High School Class of 1999 is making plans for their 10 year class reunion. If you are interested in participating send contact information to echsclassof99@hotmail. com or call Jill Williams Howell at 308- 2439. More...