March 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

City corrects billing error on March bills

City utilities customers should see a small credit on their April bills. More...

PEANUT PROUD

March 26 Beauty Pageant Saturday Night Recipe Contest March 24 Farmer Appreciation Breakfast March 25 More...

‘Womanless” pageant Friday

Bainbridge College Early County Relay for Life team is sponsoring a “Womanless” Beauty Pageant Friday, March 18 at 7 p.m. at Bainbridge College Early County Center, 40 Harold Ragan Drive. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. More...

Other News

Golden Triangle RC&D earns award

The Golden Triangle RC&D Council of Blakely has been reauthorized as a member of the National Association of Resource Conservation and Development Circle of Diamonds.  As a standing member of the Circle of Diamonds, the Golden Triangle RC&am More...

CRP signup underway through April 15

The Conservation Reserve Program general signup is set to begin March 14, 2011, and continue through April 15, 2011. More...

Ceremony honors Confederate veteran at Jakin cemetery

Saturday, March 12, 2011, was a beautiful spring day with the meeting of friends and descendants of Confederate veteran Elly Warren at Jakin before they all enjoyed a picnic lunch on the Frith Place, formerly the Warren Plantation.  More...

Religion

Prayer walk

A non-denominational prayer walk is scheduled for Sunday, March 20, 2:30-3:30 p.m. More...

Sunday School Lesson

Keep attitude and actions godly

All ministry takes place within some culture. The circumstances of those who hear the message will have great variation. More...

The Gospel Truth

Faith believes in the God of miracles

Where is God when it hurts? This is a question we began to explore last week in our study of Mark 5:21-43. More...

Campus

Pre-schoolers learn about safety

The children at First Baptist Weekday Education enjoyed a visit from their friends at the Early County Sheriff’s Department. More...

HOPE information session at BCEC

Bainbridge College is providing two information sessions about the HOPE Scholarship and Grant program March 21 at the BC Early County Center and on the Bainbridge campus. These sessions are at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. More...

Jackson recognized for academic achievement

Early County High School student Antonio B. Jackson has been selected for membership to the National Society of High School Scholars. The Society recognizes top scholars and invites only those students who have achieved academic excellence.  More...

Peanut Proud Peanut Pageants Saturday  Free Access 

The 2nd Annual Peanut Proud Pageant Beauty Pageant will be Saturday, March 19th at the Early County High School auditorium.  The Baby Miss, Teeny Miss, Tiny Miss and Little Miss pageants will begin at 3:00 p.m. More...

Dogs from Early Co. assist rescue efforts

Several dogs from Early County are among a dozen which have already arrived in Japan and are assisting with search and rescue and recovery efforts.  Donnie Holley received a call Saturday from a volunteer with a search and rescue team in Virgini More...

BC to host HOPE info meetings

Bainbridge College is providing HOPE scholarship and grant program information sessions March 21 at BC Early County Center and the Bainbridge campus.  The sessions will be 1 p.m. at BCEC in Room 141 and 7 p.m. More...

Economy impacting county permits

An Early County Code Enforcement report for 2010 shows the current economy has had an impact on mobile home permits and new home construction as well as additions to existing homes in Early County.  The report, presented to the commissioners by More...

Blakely FUM homecoming April 3

Blakely First United Methodist Church Homecoming will be Sunday, April 3 celebrating the 110th anniversary of the church’s sanctuary.  Only one service will be held, beginning at 10:30 a.m. A covered dish luncheon will be served.  More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE

WEDNESDAY, March 16  CHAMBER of Commerce  BIRTHDAYS: Janet Payton, Stephen Welch, Susan English Royal, David Still, Paul Spence, Kenneth Hall, Jane Anne Smith, Tabitha White  THURSDAY, March 17  ST. More...

Editorials

Under the Gold Dome

Georgia losing $1 billion in federal stimulus monies

Under the Gold Dome has been a bee hive of activity as committees churned out numerous bills for the Rules Committee to consider. The Rules Committee now has over four pages of eligible bills to be considered for debate. More...

Other Voices

What time is it?

My watch disappeared recently without a trace. I looked down at my wrist to see what time it was, but the watch wasn’t there.  More...

All That’s Fit to Print

Strength is in the people

“I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail. More...

Obituaries

Herkimiah Wimbush

Sergeant

Herkimiah Leviticus Antonio Wimbush, 36, of Greenwood, Ind., died Tuesday, March 1, 2011, in Greenwood, Ind.  More...

Agriculture

Rep. Bishop recognized for championing agriculture research

The Council for Agriculture Research, Extension and Teaching awarded Rep. Sanford Bishop the Congressional Champions Award for his years of tireless service on behalf of America’s land-grant universities.  Rep. More...

Society

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Dr.  More...

Kings to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Mr and Mrs. O.H. King Jr. will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Wednesday, March 23.  Mr. and Mrs. King have lived in Early County their entire lives and are the parents of Dr. More...

Five generations

A new generation is welcomed. More...