April 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Look what’s bloomin’ tomorrow

It’s  looking a lot like spring in Early County and what better way to celebrate the coming gardening season than visiting “Look What’s Blooming at the Library” tomorrow, April 12, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Other News

Accident victim recovering

Zachary Taylor Harris, the pedestrian who was struck by an automobile March 24 on Cedar Springs Road near Cedar Hill Homes, is recovering at home from injuries he suffered in the accident.  More...

Pioneer Family Care ribbon cutting

Family Practitioner Vincent Barker, M.D. joined Pioneer Community Hospital of Early in October and began seeing patients in the new Pioneer Family Care clinic on Columbia Street in Blakely. More...

Sign-up underway for water enhancement program

State Conservationist James E. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

The temple is cleansed

John 2:13-25  When personal agendas become imbedded in what is referred to as worship, all kinds of problems begin to develop. When these manmade systems are accepted by those who come to worship, corruption will always result.  More...

The Gospel Truth

Look to the word of God

Everywhere you turn it seems like some religion or religious figure is trying to get you to believe their version of Jesus. Some try to convince you that Jesus is your path to peace and prosperity. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Wesley Chapel   Wesley Chapel Church will have their annual youth revival April 11-13 at 7 p.m. each night. They will have their annual usher’s anniversary Sunday, April 11 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Gloria Wynds speaking. More...

Society

BIRTH

Sutton Larissa Tiner, age 15 months, happily announces the birth of a sister, Copper Ella Tiner, born at 7 a.m. March 12, 2012, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Ala. Copper weighed 6 pounds 9 ounces and was 19 inches long.  More...

Harrison - Snow

George Warren Harrison and Pamela Cheek Harrison of Columbus, Ga., proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jana Suzanne, to Tyler Christopher Snow, son of Tracey and Chris Snow of Milledgeville, Ga.  More...

Cedar Springs school reunion

A reunion is being planned for everyone who attended the Cedar Springs Public School.  Juliane Megahee Hudson, who attended the school in the 1950s, is gathering information on students and teachers.  More...

A beautiful Easter Sunday!

And a lot of kids enjoyed the sunny skies hunting Easter eggs at Kolomoki State Park! Left, Blakely Bree Harris, daughter of Paige Watson Harris and Dr. Jonathan Harris of Indianapolis, Ind., and granddaughter of Jack and Ginger Watson. More...

They kept the beat going over 40 years

They marched for kids and communities

BLAKELY DRUM & BUGLE CORPS   The Blakely Shrine Club organized the Blakely Drum & Bugle Corps in the early 1960s to support Hasan Temple’s efforts to raise money to help support the Shriners 22 Hospitals for Children and Burn Insti More...

DOT to shift lanes north of Blakely

The   Georgia DOT has announced a lane shift will take place Tuesday, April 17 in the four-lane construction zone of U.S. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11  LIONS Club, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  BIRTHDAYS: Caroline Neeley, Christie Jones, Isaac Vann Gregory, Shelbi Lynn McDonald  THURSDAY, APRIL 12  LOOK What’s Bloomin’ at the Library, 11- More...

Editorials

The Sovereign State Of Affairs

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Other Voices

Can’t have it all

Hardly a day goes by that I don’t see something in the newspaper or on the TV or on the wires that makes we want to scream.  “WHAT ARE THOSE PEOPLE THINKING?”  More...

Mumbles

Another day with a friend

Seventeen years ago I was telling our readers about my 49th birthday... a good part of the day I wept, and laughed.  I had spent the day with someone who has probably helped shape more lives than anyone else I have ever known.  More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth Massey

Elizabeth Battle Massey, 70, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg.  Mrs. Massey was born in Blakely Sept. 5, 1942, to the late Jerry B. Massey and Eula M. Battle. More...

Myrtice Ivey Retired

Myrtice Pyle Paul Ivey, 93, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at the Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville, Ga.  More...

Dr. Don Bush Veterinarian

Dr. William Don Bush, 81, of Albany, Ga., died April 3, 2012, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.  Dr. Bush was born in Clayton, Ala., to the late Walter Clifton Bush and Mildred Virginia Trawick Bush. More...

Campus

College and career fair at ECHS

The Early County School System and the Georgia Parent Mentor Partnership hosted a college and career transition fair March 27 at the high school gymnasium.  More...

Honor societies induct new members

The three Bainbridge College national honor societies inducted 84 new members during a ceremony at the Kirbo Regional Center.  More...

Whatley receives top award

Kristan Whatley, a Bainbridge College student from Blakely, recently attended the Sigma Kappa Delta National English Honor Society in New Orleans and won a top prize playing the grand Jeopardy prize for literature. More...