March 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Raymond Singletary honored on 99th birthday Saturday

Mr. Raymond Singletary, celebrating his 99th birthday Saturday, was recognized for his contributions to the peanut industry. More...

Administrative Professionals event April 27

Mark your calendars for April 27 at 7 p.m. Administrative Professionals Day will be a community event this year at Birdsong Warehouse.  More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

The foundation of God stands sure

As life unfolds, the many parts that go together might seem to have simply clumped. More...

The Gospel Truth

Jesus knew home is where the heart is

A rite of passage is when we mature from one step of life to another. We engage in many of them as we progress from infancy to childhood to adolescence to adulthood. More...

THANKS

We, the family of the late Wylene Bankston, would like to thank everyone for all the support and acts of kindness shown to the family during the time of our Mother’s illness and with her passing. More...

Obituaries

Travis Ofton

Infant

Travis Ofton died Thursday, March 10, 2011, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Ga.  He was born Thursday, March 10, 2011, to Travis Ofton and Katine Lee.  Graveside services were Thursday, March 10, 2011, at Dixie Cemetery with M More...

Flora M. Wimbush

Homemaker

Flora Mae Wimbush, 71, of Blakely, died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at Miller County Hospital in Colquitt, Ga.  Mrs. Wimbush was born May 3, 1939, in Blakely to the late Raymond Johnson and Rozena Johnson. She was a member of Mt. More...

Wylene Bankston

Homemaker

Wylene Newberry Evans Bankston, 72, of Blakely died Wednesday, March 16, 2011.  Mrs. Bankston was born Sept. More...

Campus

SGA literary team competes at state and region

Southwest Georgia Academy’s literary team recently competed in state competition at Valdosta State University March 17 where they placed fourth overall.  More...

Congratulations to Judge Millie A. Smith Rambeau

Rev. Rambeau is a 1982 graduate of Early County High School and Troy University where she earned both a Bachelor of Science and Master’s Degree in Education from Troy University. More...

ECMS cheerleaders take second place at competition

Early County Middle School Competition Cheerleaders competed in the Contest of Champions national cheer competition in Orlando Fla., Saturday Feb. 26. More...

Peanut Proud parade video  Free Access 

Below is a link to a video someone posted on YouTube...  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qS2gon6Syw  More...

Patriotism at CGH camp

Country Goes Huntin’s patriotic program Tuesday afternoon was highlighted by a “Jump for the Heroes,” a skydive into the camp by retired U.S. Army Sgt. More...

Newberry named ‘Ag Producer of Year’

Mike Newberry, a fourth generation Arlington farmer was honored as Early County “Ag Producer of the Year” at the second annual farmer appreciation banquet Friday morning at the Birdsong Warehouse.  More...

Summer FUN

Are you looking for a well supervised week of fun and excitement for your child?  Why not try 4-H Summer Camp at Rock Eagle near Eatonton, Ga.  For more information contact the Early County Extension Office at 229- 723-3072.   More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, March 30  BIRTHDAYS: Steven Bonner, Mrs. Eric Cleveland, Perry Jarrett, Emma Shierling, Todd Bell. More...

Editorials

Other Voices

Beware the wolves

Benjamin Franklin stopped by my office the other day for a chat.  Yes, that Benjamin Franklin. Some people say they talk to God. Some people set up séances to reconnect with their late Aunt Gertrude. I chat with the Founding Fathers.  More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Mumbles

Give me another dose!

Nobody could have imagined what the very first Peanut Proud accomplished. More...

Agriculture

Growers urged to vote on assessment increase

The Georgia Peanut Commission is urging all growers to vote in the mail ballot referendum on increasing the assessment by $1 per ton. More...

One day workshop planned for beginning and limited resource farmers

April 5 is the deadline to register for a free oneday workshop for small, beginning and limited resource farmers. The workshop will be conducted from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. More...

Society

Peanut Proud festivities boasted many winners

There were lots of winners in the various Peanut Proud activities Saturday which included a smoker giveaway, a 5K run and fun run, a recipe contest and a cutest “little goober.”  Mike Fortner was the winner of the Big Green Egg Smoke More...

Peanut Proud Parade winner

The Peanut Proud parade featured many great entries. First place winner, above, was Crawford Truck Brokers. More...

RIBBON CUTTING AT FRIENDSHIP CROSSING

A grand opening and dedication ceremony was held Thursday, Feb. 24 for the new apartment complex located south of U.S. Hwy. 84 on the east side of Donalsonville at 1405 S. Friendship Avenue. More...