July 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Honoring Bobcat alumni

The   ECHS Bobcat Football Club has undertaken a “Bobcat Alumni Plaque” program as a way to recognize former players.  Plaques will be placed inside each locker in the recently upgraded locker room featuring the players’ More...

Tighter state scrap metal laws

Gov. More...

Who are they?

Genny (Sister) McKinney recently sent this photo of a group posing for a photograph.  She stated there were no names or dates, and not sure why they were having their photo taken. More...

Other News

Houston appearing in movie with Reese Witherspoon

After appearing in HBO’s television series “East Bound and Down” in February, Stan Houston has landed a major role in the upcoming feature film, “Devil’s Knot” which began filming last month.  The movie featur More...

Armored vehicles arrive at AIM

The American International Marksmanship Academy received their armored car shipment from Streit Group USA. This shipment consisted of an armored 2011 Toyota Camry and an armored 2011 Chevrolet Suburban. More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive

Daily Events July 16 — 10:15-11:00 - Rhythm band at Nursing Home. Lunch: Chicken and rice, black eye peas, broccoli, fresh fruit. July 17 — 10:15 - 11:00 Physical fitness. 11:00 - Karaoke. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Solomon judged with wisdom and justice

1 Kings 3; 2 Chronicles 9:8  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Mt. Olive   More...

Society

Powell - Moore engagement told

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Paul Powell of Old Hickory, Tenn., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Dianne Powell, to Richard Grist Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Oakley Moore of Blakely.  More...

BIRTH

Grant and Shannon Crumbaugh of West Lafayette, Ind., are proud to announce the birth of their son, Tucker Charles Crumbaugh, on June 11, 2012, in Lafayette, Ind. He was welcomed by his big sisters, Nala and Sutton. More...

Breaking News - 7/12/2012 1:10 PM

TSPLOST meeting at 6 pm  Free Access 

A TSPLOST town hall meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the Blakely City Hall chambers to discuss the impact T-SPLOST will have on Early County and the municipalities. Please make every effort to attend!!! More...

Breaking News - 7/12/2012 12:40 AM

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As noted in the article on the front page of this week’s paper, Early County voters have got decisions to make before they cast their ballots in the July 31 General Primary. If you missed the article we urge you to go back and read it! More...

TSPLOST meeting

6 p.m. tomorrow at City Hall

A TSPLOST town hall meeting will be held tomorrow, Thursday, July 12 at 6 p.m. More...

Early voting underway

Early voting for the July 31 General Primary began Monday and will continue through Friday, July 27. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11 BIRTHDAYS: Alex Warr, Patsy Wiley, Ward Mills, Debra Smith, Claire Moseley THURSDAY, JULY 12 ROTARY CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club PILOT CLUB BLAKELY #282 O.E.S.   More...

Editorials

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The old days

Trying to name my favorite episode of “The Andy Griffith Show” is a lot like trying to name my favorite flavor of ice cream.  I may fancy chocolate, but if I’m offered vanilla or strawberry or even rocky road, I’m just as More...

Mumbles

Potpourri of things at hand

Watching the July 4th fireworks last week I couldn’t help but wonder, “How many people watching have any idea why we go to so much trouble to put on such a beautiful display?”  If you know anyone who doesn’t understand, g More...

Obituaries

Pete Giannars III Manager

Pete Giannars III, 41, of Blakely died Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Pioneer Community Hospital of Early.   Mr. Giannars was born in Donalsonville Sept. 6, 1970, to Jeannie Lewis Giannars and Pete Giannars Jr. More...

Campus

Collier named to All-State

The Georgia High School Golf Coaches Association is proud to announce that Rhodes Collier of the Early County Bobcats has been named to the 2012 All-State Boys Golf Team. More...

Basketball camp at SGA

The SGA Warriors had a fun week of learning at their youth basketball camp. Coach Matt Dalrymple, along with Coach David Byrne and Coach Cathy Bell, led the campers in a week of basketball fundamentals and skills practice. More...