May 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

County commission meeting

The Early County Board of Commissioners met May 7 at the county administration building with all commissioners present.  More...

ECHS graduation information

Activities begin Friday at 7 p.m. on Court Square.

Early   County High graduation exercises will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 19. Maximum guest seating is approximately 1,300. Each graduate will be given eight tickets.  Ticket holders may begin entering the gym at 7:45 a.m. More...

Other News

Delegates elected for national convention

The second congressional district of Georgia Republican Party Convention was held April 14 in Americus in accordance with the rules of the Georgia Republican Party. More...

Ways parents help protect their child from abuse

Teach your children that there is a difference between “good” and “bad” touches. More...

Too much of a good thing?

Millions of people regularly take one or more vitamin supplements daily. Many perceive vitamins as the way to combat nutritional deficiency from a poor or inadequate diet. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Jesus is the good shepherd

John 10:1-18  More...

The Gospel Truth

Be confident and proud of the gospel

In Romans 1:16-17 Paul delivered a thesis statement for the entire book of Romans. More...

CHURCH NEWS

True Love   True Love Missionary Baptist Church is hosting revival services now through Friday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. each night. The guest speaker is Rev. Charles McDonald of Albany. Everyone is invited to attend.  Willis Grove   More...

Society

Thompson - Harvin

Mr. and Mrs David Lynn Thompson of Folkston, Ga., are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Nicole, to Joel Riddley Harvin, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Culpepper - Brookins

Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Culpepper of Blakely are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Culpepper, to Christopher James Brookins, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Consider a do-it-yourself wedding

Those thinking about tying the knot in the months to come may be discouraged by how expensive weddings can be. But with a little ingenuity and a handson approach, couples can have a wedding that is inexpensive and memorable at the same time.  More...

City tables Redbud rezoning

A public hearing was held May 1 at City Hall on the zone change request for a property on Redbud Street. Comments about the housing development planned for the property from Joyce Barr of Partnership Housing, Inc. More...

Farley emergency exercise underway

A public critique of the exercise will be held Friday in Dothan.

A radiological emergency exercise is being held today for Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant involving Early and Houston County emergency management agencies and Georgia, Alabama and federal emergency agencies. More...

“Albert, play me some getting outa here music”

Joe Sanders enjoys visiting Blakely during Peanut Proud. The Arlington native who now lives in Shalimar, Fla., has attended each of the last three Peanut Proud festivals and left his mark on each one. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9  LIONS Club Meeting, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  ANNIVERSARIES: Mr. & Mrs. Cannon Moseley, Mr. & Mrs. More...

Editorials

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New blood

I’d be less than disingenuous if I said I didn’t dance a little jig when I heard the news that Michael Adams was stepping down as president of the University of Georgia.  I am not a fan, have never been a fan, and am looking forward More...

Mumbles

To a lot of Moms out there

Boy, have I been blessed with a bunch of great Moms in my life!  Counting on my fingers... five, six, seven...!  More...

Obituaries

IN MEMORY

In Loving Memory  Henry Brown Jr.  January 10, 1925 -  May 10, 1994  More...

Mildred Floyd

Homemaker

Mildred Louise Ross Floyd, 77, of Blakely died Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Ala.  Mrs. Floyd was born in Miller County May 23, 1934, to the late George Lee Ross and Cora Bertha Helms Ross. More...

Clattie Coleman

Retired

Clattie C. Coleman, 81, of Blakely died Monday, April 30, 2012, at her residence.  Mrs. Coleman was born in Clay County Feb. 12, 1931, to the late Florence Brown and Samuel Crawford. She was a member of St. More...