July 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

BC in Top 100 for lowest net costs

Bainbridge College was named by the U.S. Department of Education as one of the Top 100 Public, Two- Year Colleges on its list of Lowest Net Cost of Attendance. More...

Sheriff Murkerson fund

Sheriff   Jimmie Murkerson has been in the hospital at Emory University since June 24 undergoing stem cell therapy for myelofibrosis, a bone marrow disorder. More...

Family Connection open house

Early   County Family Connection invites everyone to an Open House Thursday, Aug. 4 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Editor’s Note

Denise update: Came through surgery fine. Not as invasive as doctors had feared. Her recovery should be much easier. Thanks for the prayers!   More...

Other News

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Charlie James Jackson, 60, of Shellman, was killed Monday when he was ejected from the cab of his tractor trailer when it jackknifed. More...

Damascus native assumes command of Kuwait distribution center

U.S. Army Col. More...

Explaining elder abuse

Each year thousands of senior citizens are exploited, abused or neglected. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Rejoice in the victory of Jesus

One of the things that we learn from history is that we seldom ever learn anything from history. It is important to understand that no person lives long enough to personally make all possible mistakes. More...

The Gospel Truth

Only Jesus can satisfy your soul

Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; he who comes to me will not hunger, and he who believes in me will never thirst” (John 6:35).  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Evergreen   Evergreen Church will have their annual revival Aug. 1 through Aug. 5. Pastor Alfred of Cuthbert will be the evangelist. Everyone is invited to attend.  Wesley Chapel   More...

Campus

Supplies needed for ECES students

Kindergarten  Stick glue/bottled glue crayons pencils markers scissors  (2) 1 subject notebooks  **Any parents who would like to donate; Kindergarten teachers are requesting the following: Ziploc bags (gallon and quart size), boxes of More...

Open House at ECES July 29

Early County Elementary School Principal, Joycelyn Lester, invites students and their parents to Open House Friday, July 29, 2011, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. More...

ECSS welcomes new teachers

Early County High School welcomes new faces to its faculty for the upcoming school year. Among the new faculty members are three former Bobcats and a new band director.  More...

Murkerson honored as the Georgia Sheriff of the Year

Early County Sheriff Jimmie Murkerson has been named the recipient of the prestigious 2011 Georgia Sheriffs’ Association Sheriff of the Year award for his tireless, unwavering commitment to the citizens of the State of Georgia and the Office of More...

Emergency sirens

Folks traveling the western parts of Early County should begin noticing some towers along the roadways. These towers are actually emergency sirens mounted atop 90-foot concrete poles. More...

Forgotten: the Middleton Farm

A brief history of the country club property as told to Billy Fleming by Bob Fleming

I wish I could remember the date, but Papa Charlie (Dr. C.S. Middleton) came home and announced that he had bought a farm from Mr. Jordan, who ran a small grocery store at the top of the hill on South Main Street.  More...

Grand Jury returns 90 true bills

The July 2011 term of the Early County Grand Jury was held July 11 with the grand jury returning 90 true bills, four no bills and zero accusations.  More...

Editorials

Other Voices

Demand more

One of my favorite movies of all time is “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.” It stars Jimmy Stewart as Jefferson Smith, a naive man appointed to fill a vacancy in the U.S. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Mumbles

May His will be done!

There are a lot of names on prayer lists in our community. They are all special people. More...

Obituaries

Thomas Powell

Retired

Thomas Powell, 84, of Blakely died Tuesday, July 19, 2011.  Mr. Powell was born Aug. 24, 1926, in Blakely to the late Nathan Powell and Nancy Battle Powell. He was a member of Mt. More...

Society

Chapman-Bryson exchange vows

Caroline Elizabeth Chapman and Timothy Daniel Bryson were united in marriage Saturday, June 4, 2011, at 6 p.m. at Ashford Manor Bed and Breakfast in Watkinsville, Ga. Dr. More...

BIRTH

Jason and Mary Jo Key announce the birth of their son, Jason Carson Key. He was born May 11, 2011, at 10:19 p.m. at Colquitt Regional Medical Center in Moultrie, Ga. Carson weighed 7 pounds and 3.7 ounces. He was 21 1/2 inches long.   More...

Thompson-Winstead vows spoken

Haley Crawford Thompson and Brad Rader Winstead were married Saturday, May 21, 2011, on the lawn at Ashford Manor in Watkinsville, Ga. The Reverend Kenneth Stuart Brown officiated. More...