May 6, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

I've been everywhere man

If Daniel Seddiqui needs a theme song, he might consider Johnny Cash's "I've Been Everywhere Man." The 27-year-old native Californian is trying to do just that, and in 50 weeks. More...

A time for prayer Thursday

The Blakely Ministerial Association and Southside Baptist Church will host a National Day of Prayer event Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at the Early County Courthouse. More...

Monday time-outs for parents

Time-outs for parents, summer safety and fun and educational summer activities are subjects of May parenting workshops offered at Family Connection located next to the Bainbridge College campus. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

041509-02 IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA LYNCHBURG DIVISION In re: PEANUT CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Debtor. Case No. 09-60452-LYN FEDERAL INSURANCE COMPANY, Plaintiff, Adv. No. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, MAY 6 FAMILY Connection Collaborative, noon, Family Learning Resource Center BIRTHDAYS: Felix Davis, Veronica Taylor ANNIVERSARY: Wendon & Linda G. More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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Other Voices

Spring brings allergies

Spring ought to be our favorite time of the year. It's the season of rebirth. Dormant all winter, trees have sprung back to life. Beautiful flowers are everywhere. The mornings are still cool, the afternoons gloriously warm. More...

Mumbles

Another political sage...

Eyes right! It is my pleasure to introduce you to Tom Crawford, who will be sharing his politial columns with us weekly. More...

Obituaries

Jewell Buckhalter

Homemaker

Eunice Jewell Buckhalter, 92, of Jakin died Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Palmyra Medical Center in Albany. Mrs. Buckhalter was born in Early County March 24, 1917, to the late Howard Regan and Leslie White Regan. More...

James DuBose

Veteran

James Hollis DuBose, 95, of Blakely died Sunday, May 3, 2009, at his residence. Mr. DuBose was born in Early County Jan. 13, 1914, to the late Ashley Ezekiel DuBose and Ella Mae King DuBose. More...

Society

Old photos wanted

The Early County Museum wants citizens to share their old photographs, especially those of school days in Early County. Photographs of other events and landmarks in the county are also welcome. More...

McLendon-Philips plans complete

One year ago this May, Joshua Allen Philips proposed to Alexandria Day McLendon at the conclusion of a Swamp Gravy production in the Albany Municipal Auditorium. More...

Fincher-Moseley plans complete

The wedding plans of Ali Maurine Fincher and Jeffrey Cannon Moseley Jr. have been completed. The couple will wed Saturday, May 9, 2009, at 6 p.m. at Zion Free Will Baptist Church. More...

CGH may lease E-Tu-Nake for activities

Sam Clements of Country Goes Huntin' appeared before the Early County Board of Commissioners Monday night to request the county consider leasing the Camp E-Tu-Nake property to his organization. More...

Swine flu virus

SWG report

State health officials stated Tuesday that three more cases of swine flu have been confirmed in Georgia — a 14-year-old boy in Henry County, a three-year-old Cobb County boy and a 36-year-old pregnant DeKalb County woman. More...

New law protects landowners

Gov. Sonny Perdue signed HB 529, the Landowner Protection Act that limits liability concerns for landowners who open their property to hunters and agri-tourists, into law last week. More...

Ignorance is No Defense

Public invited to help prevent teenagers becoming victims of crime

Ignorance is No Defense, a program to provide valuable insight to help teenagers avoid violating the law and becoming victims of crime, will be presented Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Early County High cafeteria. More...

TODAY!

Join registered nurse and nurse educator Lisa Jenkins for a Stroke Awareness Month program at Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library at 10 a.m. Healthy refreshments will be served. More...

Other News

Kolomoki Mounds pool closed for summer

The pool at Kolomoki Mounds State Park is among 11 swimming pools at Georgia's state parks that will not open this summer. More...

Funds available for Early County

Funds from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program in the amount of $3,972 have been made available to Early County for the purpose of supplementing and extending ongoing efforts to provide shelter, foo More...

Lavette crowned May Day Queen

Quantiesha Lavette was crowned the queen of the 78th May Day Festival in the Arlington Saturday, May 2 by the festival's reigning queen Miss Tina Bradley. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Be faithful to the Lord's work

Ephesians 2:1-10 The apostle Paul wrote his letter to the church at Ephesus while he was a prisoner in Rome. However, as we read his words to that group, we do not find any hint of discouragement nor despondency. More...

The Gospel Truth

Be prepared, the bridegroom is coming

It is amazing how many phrases from the Bible have worked their way into our common vocabulary. Today I want to stress the importance of living out another common phrase that is written into our language. More...

CHURCH NEWS

True Love M.B. True Love Missionary Baptist Church will have a Mother's Day program during regular worship service Sunday, May 10 at noon. Deaconness JoAnn Alexander will be the guest speaker. All mothers and families are invited to attend. More...

Agriculture

Soybean producers can request referendum

The U.S. More...

Farm Credit seeks videos for contest

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit is calling for entries to the first ever "Keepin' It Rural" video contest. Entrants can submit funny, inspiring, unusual or amazing farm or rural-themed videos for cash prizes. More...

Campus

Ash receives top honors at Troy

Cody Ash, grandson of Blakely resident Dot Willis, was recently honored with the 2009 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at Troy University. More...

DeVane honored at VSU

Emily DeVane was named "Sophomore of the Year" by the Alpha Delta Pi sorority at Valdosta State University. Emily is an academic junior at VSU majoring in public relations and a 2006 graduate of Early County High School. More...