December 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

GED orientation at BC

January marks the beginning of a new year and new goals. More...

“First Day Hike” Jan. 1 at Kolomoki

The   Friends of Kolomoki Mounds invites everyone to participate in a “First Day Hike” Jan. More...

Other News

Golf tournament benefits cancer research

The Macy Easom Cancer Research Foundation, a nonprofit pediatric cancer foundation, held the first Annual Princess Macy Golf Tournament Dec. More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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Holiday tradition

Other Voices

I admit without shame that I’m a present shaker.  When I was a little boy, I would rattle any Christmas present that had my name on it. More...

Go with what you need

All That’s Fit to Print

Every year about this time, I probably write the same thing. I love the changing of the year. It is a time to purge excess baggage and contemplate the wonder of a whole new 12 months.  More...

Campus

Pinning ceremony at BC

Bainbridge College Early County site held their LPN pinning ceremony Thursday evening, Dec. 13 at the Early County Auditorium. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Adrienne Epps of Blakely received a bachelor of arts degree in early childhood education with magna cum laude honors from Ashford University Dec. 3, 2012.  Adrienne is also a member of the honor society Alpha Sigma Lambda.   More...

Fall sports banquet at SGA

The Southwest Georgia Academy Booster Club held its annual fall sports banquet Dec. 3 in the school cafeteria. Coaches recognized the athletes in their respective sports and presented them with certificates of appreciation. More...

Looking back at the stories in 2012

(Publisher’s note: Beginning this week we look back at some of the stories which made the headlines and made  2012 the year it was... in our community.)  January  More...

Coloring Contest extended

Attention kids!

Oops! Due to our early holiday press time the deadline for you to enter the Christmas coloring contest — the colorin More...

Early voting

Early voting for the Jan. 8 Special Election for Senate District 11 will begin Wednesday, Dec. 25 and end Friday, Jan. More...

Chamber Membership Dinner Jan. 13

Mark your calendars! The 63rd Annual Chamber Membership Dinner will be Friday, Jan. 25. More information will follow next week.   More...

2012 ECHS yearbooks

ECHS   2012 graduates who have not picked up their yearbooks are asked to call 724-5323 to make arrangements to pick up the yearbooks during the holidays.   More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26 BIRTHDAYS: Tyson McDaniels, Weston Lee, Kevin Ware, Kaylen Brackin, Grady Smith THURSDAY, DEC. 27 ROTARY CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club BIRTHDAYS: Kennon   More...

Religion

Do the will of God from the heart

Sunday School Lesson

Ephesians 5:15-6:9  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Flint River Assoc.   The First Flint River Missionary Baptist Association will host special services Dec. 29 ad 30 at 10 a.m. each day. Everyone is invited to attend.  True Love   More...

Obituaries

Margaret Mercer

Margaret W. Rich Mercer died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Hillsborough, N.C.  Mrs. Mercer was born in Nottingham, England.  She was preceded in death by her husband, W.A. Mercer of Cedar Springs.  More...

Royce T. Jones Retired

Royce Thurman Jones, 81, of Blakely died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the Early Memorial Nursing Home.  Mr. Jones was born in Bluffton Sept. 12, 1931, to the late Joseph Herschel Jones and Nannie Lula Eubanks Jones. More...