December 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Operation “Shoulder Tap”

The Early County Sheriff’s Department conducted a “Shoulder Tap” operation last month during which underage operatives under police supervision approached adults outside local convenience stores asking them to buy alcohol for them.& More...

Other News

‘Sage of Seminole’ honored

Jack Wingate, known as the “Sage of Seminole,” passed away on Dec. 8 at his residence in Recovery, Ga., following a long battle with cancer.  More...

Editorials

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Other Voices

Interview with Santa

I was granted an exclusive telephone interview with Santa Claus last week.  More...

All That’s Fit to Print

May your days be merry

Every year, I intend to write a really great Christmas column. It is supposed to be 500 words of pure bliss. The reader will laugh and cry and by column end be so infused with the spirit of the season that good tidings will just ooze from the pores. More...

Obituaries

David Williams

Retired

David Williams, 82, of Seminole County, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2011.  Mr. More...

Ida Henderson

Retired

Ida Henderson of West Palm Beach, Fla., died Monday, Nov. 28, 2011.  Mrs. Henderson was born Jan. 8, 1948, to John and Patty Worlds- Ealy in Blakely. She was a member of Roanoke Missionary Baptist Church. More...

Donald Harrison

Farmer

Donald F. Harrison, 83, passed peacefully in his sleep on Dec. 6, 2011.  He was preceded by his beloved wife of 58 years, Joyce A. More...

Sports

McFay has championhip year

Lacie Bond McFay has had a busy year. She was 2010 NBHA Youth World 2D Champion and a 2010/2011 Team USA member. More...

Campus

BC scholarship honors Snipes

Barbara Snipes, the longtime secretary to the president for all of the Bainbridge College presidents, was honored — and surprised — when a scholarship named for her was announced during the annual meeting of the Bainbridge College Foundat More...

ECMS spelling bee winners announced

Seventh grade winners in the Early County Middle School 2011 Spelling Bee are, from left, Georquesia Foster, third place; Taylor Kilgore, second place; and Sha’kemmia Watts, first place. More...

Scholarships afford students many opportunities

The scholarships Bainbridge College student Meghan Vickers received not only expanded her educational opportunities, but they have also expanded her world, the BC sophomore told Foundation members during their recent annual meeting.  More...

USPS to delay closings

The U.S. More...

Have a SAFE holiday!

Local law enforcement and state troopers across Georgia will be participating in the annual holiday Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over campaign through Jan. More...

Time capsule to be opened Tuesday a.m.

The opening of a time capsule which has been buried at Early County Elementary over 17 years will be opened Tuesday, Dec. 27, at 11 a.m.  Originally scheduled for Dec. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 21  BIRTHDAYS: Susan Driver, Terrie Hutchins, Florrie McDonald  ANNIVERSARIES: Eddie and Frances Martin, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Houston  THURSDAY, Dec. 22  Rotary Club, Noon, Blakely Town and Country Club   More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive

Daily Events   More...

Religion

Unto us a child is born

It was in the little town of Bethlehem, with its white walls and narrow streets, that a wonderful thing happened many, many years ago. More...

Sunday School Lesson

Jesus is the fulfillment of God’s promise

The divine drama unfolds according to a pre-determined timetable. This schedule has been determined “from the foundation of the world.” Revelation 17:8. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Faith Deliverance   More...

Society

BIRTHS

Anna Rose Ganas   Andy and Jeanna Ganas proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Rose Ganas, Nov. 3, 2011, at 10:31 a.m. More...

Martez turns four

Martez Brown turned four years old Dec. 14. More...

LETTERS TO SANTA

Dear Santa,  Santa Claue how are you doing. I am good. Merry Christmas ho ho ho when you brand me a laptop for Chrisman I will have you some cookies for Christmas. I will take it out and wrap it up with you. More...