June 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Fuqua mule barn staying!

“Look to the west on North Main just off Court Square. More...

Canning plant schedule

The   Early County High School food processing plant operated by the Vocational Agriculture Department will be open 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

Other News

Big snapper

Ty Cooper is pictured above holding a 33- pound red snapper he caught this past weekend while fishing with Earl Middleton out of Indian Pass. Ty is the son of Stacey and Leigh Cooper. More...

Give dad the gift of good health this Father’s Day

Many fathers, husbands, sons, brothers, and boyfriends share a common ailment called “Doctor-itis” – avoidance of a trip to the doctor. More...

Early Memorial Nursing Home

~ Calendar of Events ~

June 11 - 9:45 a.m. Coffee Club; 10:15 a.m. Devotional, Bro. Jay; 2 p.m. “Do You Know Your State?”; 6 p.m. Prayer Meeting June 12 - 9:45 a.m. Coffee Club; 10:15 a.m. Exercise; 1 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Josh Manry

MRI/CT Technologist

Joshua Ryan “Josh” Manry, 35, of Leesburg, Ga., died Monday, June 9, 2014, at his residence.  Mr. Manry was born April 22, 1979, to Tommy Oliver Manry and Donna Durham Manry of Edison, Ga. He graduated from Albany Technical College. More...

Frances Martin

Legal Secretary

Frances Smith Martin, 76, of Blakely, Ga., died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at her residence.  More...

Margaret Williams

Retired

Margaret Francis Dunn Williams, 59, of Jakin, Ga., died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at her daughter’s residence in Jakin.  Mrs. Williams was born April 12, 1955, in Bainbridge, Ga., to Iona Mae Wells Dunn Duke and the late James Wesley Dunn. More...

Campus

Rolling Out the Honors

Early County Elementary School Principal Scholar First Grade Will Byrd Paige Glenn Matthew King Jabril Lindsey An’Taniyah Martin Caleb Murphy Nevaeh Salter Seely Thompson  More...

COLLEGE NEWS

ABAC  A total of 265 students completed the requirements for graduation from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College at the end of the spring term. Fifty students received bachelor’s degrees.  More...

New boating safety laws

A new boater education requirement known as the ‘Kile Glover Boat Education Law’ will go into effect July 1. The law also mandates that youths 13 years old and under wear life jackets on a moving boat.  More...

City meeting...

Scrap tire, mixed drink ordinances

The Blakely City Council heard the first reading of an ordinance regulating the management and storage of scrap tires at their June 3 meeting at City Hall. The ordinance mirrors a state ordinance.  More...

Reptile Wrangler at library June 17

Don’t miss Ken Panse, the Reptile Wrangler, at Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library Tuesday, June 17 at 6 p.m. All ages are invited to join in the fun as Panse shows off a few of his creepy crawler friends, including a 4-foot alligator.   More...

Dr. Crowdis Run July 19

The   18th edition of the Dr. James H. Crowdis Run will be Saturday, July 19 at First United Methodist Church.  Runners and walkers will compete for awards and there will also be team competition. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11  LIONS CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  LEGAL AID, 1 p.m., Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library  BIRTHDAY: Victoria Knight  THURSDAY, JUNE 12  ROTARY CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club & More...

Editorials

She came, she saw, she chewed

I have always thought that lab puppies were the most destructive animals on the planet. More...

Fire up that grill

Sunday is Father’s Day, the day men get to be King for a Day. Their children bestow gifts of socks and ties and socket wrenches and their wives let them be right for 24 hours. Gosh, women should have it so good.  More...

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Society

Lester-McCauley

Miles and Cindy Lester of Auburn, Ala., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Elizabeth, to Tyler Burton McCauley, son of Bryan and Natalie McCauley of Gadsden, Ala.  More...

Lowe-Malphrus

Tammy Lowe and Neil Lowe of Edison, Ga., announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Corrie Camille Lowe, to Michael Davis Malphrus, son of Maureen and Mike Malphrus of Auburn, Ala.  More...

Hayley turns three

Hayley Crapps, daughter of Amanda and Clif Crapps of Blakely, celebrated her third birthday with a princess party with her family and friends this past weekend. More...