October 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Paint it!!!

The community is being asked to help “Paint the Hospital Pink” during   October —  National  Breast Cancer  Awareness  Month — with the purchase of a ribbon with a $1 donation. More...

Chamber Bingo Night Thursday

The   Blakely-Early County Chamber of Commerce is hosting Bingo Night Thursday, Oct. 16 at the Blakely Town & Country Club.  Taco bar opens at 6 p.m. the bingo starts at 7 p.m. $25 or $35 per couple. Lots of prizes! More...

Georgia Internet sales tax

A new law which took effect Oct. 1 in Georgia requires online retailers to collect sales taxes, making Georgia the 10th state to pass laws aimed at collecting billions of dollars in lost sales tax revenue from online retailers.  More...

Other News

Community coat drive underway through Oct. 31

With a hint of fall in the air, we know that cold weather will soon be here. More...

Join book discussion at BC

The newly organized Bainbridge College Honors Program would like to invite all interested community members to join the group for a discussion of Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks at Bainbridge College’s Kirbo Center T More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Troy University has awarded academic scholarships to 27 new students for the 2012-2013 academic year at the Dothan Campus including accounting major Rebecca Solomon of Jakin who received the, Edgar Bernard McDaniel Memorial Scholarship.   More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Stephen is faithful to death

Acts 7:51-8:1  More...

Dr. Warren new pastor at Bethel Baptist Church

Members of Bethel Baptist Church welcomed Dr. Michael Warren, a native of Macon, Ga., as their new pastor Sunday, Oct. 7.  Warren has served five churches during his 24 years of ministry. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Allen Chapel   The Allen Chapel Circuit will host a youth revival at Bethlehem Wednesday, Oct. 10 through Friday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. each night. Cynthia Levatte, Anthony Yarbrough and Fred Moore will be the guest speakers.  More...

Sports

Warriors trounce TA Eagles 28-21

Friday night in Dawson, Ga., the SGA Warriors were looking for their first region win. The Terrell/SGA rivalry has existed for many years. The Warriors beat the Terrell Academy Eagles by a score of 28-21.  More...

Bobcats conquer the Rebels

The Early Bobcats overcame a 19-7 first quarter deficit by scoring 36 unanswered points and defeat the upstart Berrien County Rebels 43-19 Friday in Nashville.  More...

Kolomoki Festival

— Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. —

Don’t miss the 42nd Kolomoki Festival Saturday at Kolomoki Mounds State Historic Park. Event hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Another collision at bypass intersection

Two drivers escaped serious injury Oct. 3 at the intersection of the US 27 & US 62 bypasses. More...

Court Square tailgate party Oct. 20

Impact   Early Young Professionals are hosting a football tailgate party Oct. More...

Council honors Arthur Chapman with proclamation

The Blakely City Council approved a proclamation honoring Arthur Chapman at their Oct. More...

The Story of Georgia 4-H

“Make the best better” —

When most of Georgia was farmland and most Georgians made their living on the farm, Mr. C.C. Adams, school superintendent in Newton County, dreamed of a place for young boys to learn all they needed about their future career in farming.  More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10 LIONS Club, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club THURSDAY, OCT. More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Other Voices

How far to WH?

Who said hard-hitting, important journalism is dead?  Last week, The Wall Street Journal published the results of an important investigation on a subject that my friends and I consider to be of dire importance.  More...

Mumbles

40

“I have never understood why it is ‘greed’ to want to keep the money you’ve earned, but not greed to want to take somebody else’s money.”  — Thomas Sowell  40 years ago...  More...

Society

Pearson - Rivera

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Oliver Pearson of Kennesaw, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth, to Richard Mathew Rivera, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Rainge celebrates 80th birthday

Juanita Rainge celebrated her 80th birthday Saturday, Sept. More...

Class of 1962 celebrates 50th reunion

Old friendships were renewed, memories relived and new friends were introduced Friday, Oct. 5 and Saturday, Oct. More...