April 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Drug Take Back Day Saturday

A major drug problem is in the crosshairs of enhanced efforts by the Early County Sheriff’s Office and the Family Connection FACES’ Early Choices initiative.  Over the past several years local law enforcement officials have participa More...

Strategic meeting Thursday at park

Park manager Matt Bruner will present the Kolomoki Mounds Historic State Park strategic business and management plan to the public tomorrow.  The public is invited to participate in the strategic planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. More...

Other News

New face at extension office

There is a new face greeting visitors at the Early County Extension Office. Paige McLendon, who began her duties in mid-January, has a degree in Interior Design and a secretarial background. More...

Daylily Society to host show

The Southwest Georgia Daylily Society is hosting a daylily show and plant sale in Bainbridge, Saturday, May 4. This show is open to daylily growers from around the country and will feature daylilies at their peak appearance. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Believers are ‘spiritual tools’

2 Thessalonians 2  More...

CHURCH NEWS

St. Matthew   St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church will host the second district convention of the General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia April 25 through April 27. The program will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25. More...

Night of Worship planned at Blakely First Assembly of God

Blakely First Assembly of God will host a night of worship Saturday, April 27 at 7 p.m. More...

Society

One shot, two turkeys

Jake Fleming was in for a treat on his first turkey hunt of the season with his dad, Holden. After grabbing an hour’s nap after arriving in the woods, the action picked up. Holden dropped two nice gobblers with one shot.  More...

Early Memorial Nursing Home

~ Calendar of Events ~  April 25 - April Birthday Party  April 27 - Rocky Ridge Trio  April 29 - Pizza Party  April 30 - Resident Council Meeting @ 3:00 p.m. (residents only)  (All events subject to change)   More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive

Daily Events  April 29 — 10:30-11:30 - Rhythm band practice. Lunch: Chicken pot pie, yam patties, steamed broccoli, yogurt with fruit.   More...

Rained out, rescheduled

Relay   For Life has been rescheduled for Friday, May 3 starting at 6 p.m. at Standifer Field. More...

NASA’s Gunn speaks at BSC

Former   NASA scientist and engineer, Dr. Moira Gunn, will be the featured speaker Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Bainbridge State College Charles H. More...

82nd Arlington May Day Festival

Arlington’s May Day Festival, held every first Saturday in May since 1932, is the oldest active festival in the state of Georgia. More...

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Learn the warning signs!

“America is a country where all of us should be able to pursue our own measure of happiness and live free from fear,” states the National Child Abuse Prevention Month proclamation. More...

Community Calendar

Here & There this Week

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24  DFACS Board meeting, 10 a.m.  SWGA Regional Commission audit committee, noon, 181 E. Broad Street, Camilla  BIRTHDAYS: Holden Cooper, Bob Hall, Dialane  Temples  ANNIVERSARY: Mr. & Mrs. More...

Editorials

Other Voices

We unite

Mere minutes after a teenage terrorist had been captured, Bostonians poured into the streets and cheered – cheered! – the police and firefighters who had ended the terror.  It was a surreal scene.  More...

All That’s Fit to Print

Mindless entertainment

About once a decade, I fall for some video game. That sentence alone tells my age. I call them video games.  In the 80s, it was Missile Command. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Cleaston Lindsey

Cleaston Deon Lindsey, 40, of Atlanta, Ga., died Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at a nursing home in Atlanta.  Mr. Lindsey was born in Blakely July 8, 1972, to Geneva Lindsey and the late Johnny Lindsey. More...

Phyllis Ricks Waitress

Phyllis Denise Ricks, 44, of Blakely died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Pioneer Hospital.  Miss Ricks was born in Early County March 18, 1969, to Roscelle and Sara Ricks. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church.  More...

Mildred Ceasar

Mildred Lee Ceasar, 68, of Blakely died Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Ala.  Mrs. Ceasar was born in Blakely Aug. 30, 1944, to the late George and Essie D. Johnson. She was a member of St. More...

Campus

Kinzalow wins FBLA state competition

Smiths Station, Ala., junior Allen Kinzalow recently won the FBLA state competition Computer Game & Simulation Programming category.  Due to a mixup, Allen only had five days to build and submit the game prior to the competition in Birmingha More...

Smith receives Pilot Club scholarship

Early County High School senior Lindsey Smith has been named the winner of the first annual Lynda Goodwin Volunteer Scholarship. More...

FEA and LEOS honored at banquet

The Early County LEO Club and the ECHS Future Educators Association held its Spring Recognition Banquet April 9 at Southside Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.  LEOs, FEA members and parents gathered to celebrate the service and leadership projects More...