December 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

“They’re everywhere, they’re everywhere!”

Readin’, rockin’, wavin’, sittin’ and peepin’ Saturday they were!

From left, Santa and the Misses reading up on Early County history, rocking and waving at the crowd while riding the Sheriff’s Office parade float, waving to crowd again from atop a fire truck with blue sky and water tank in background, sitting More...

Basketball here Friday

After winning road games over Miller Co. and Calhoun Co. More...

Coat drive

The   ECHS FBLA annual coat drive is underway until Dec. 15. Coats can be dropped off at the front office of the high school.   More...

Other News

GPC nomination meetings planned

A nomination meeting to fill the Georgia Peanut Commission Board of Directors District 1 seat will be held Dec. 16, at 10 a.m. at the Miller County Extension Office in Colquitt.  Tim Burch of Baker County is the District 1 incumbent. More...

Blakely Senior Center

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4-Hers attend conference

Six Early County 4- Hers attended the Georgia 4-H Junior Conference Nov. 7 through Nov. 9 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, with a group of over 600 volunteers, teen leaders, junior 4-Hers and 4-H staff members.  More...

Religion

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord

Psalm 95  More...

First Methodist to have live Nativity

Blakely First United Methodist Church Kingdom Kids/Xtreme will present a Live Nativity Wednesday, Dec. 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The Kingdom Kids ages three to five will participate from 5:30 p.m. More...

THANKS

I sincerely appreciate your thoughts, prayers, visits, phone calls, flowers and gifts of food in our time of need during the loss of my dear beloved husband, Sam.  I will continue to draw strength from the kindness of the Zion and Kolomoki commu More...

Society

Holman-Clenney

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kevin Gaines of Stephenville, Texas, and Mr. and Mrs. Jay Holman of Jakin, Ga., proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lorie Bethea to Beau Ladon Clenney, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Brinnie Mosely celebrates 100th birthday

Proverbs 10:27 and 9:11 tells us that “The fear of the Lord prolongeth days…For by Me, thy days shall be multiplied and the years of thy life shall be increased.”  More...

Campus

Christmas concert Sunday at Early County High School

The Early County Concert Band and Early County Chorus will perform their “Sounds of Christmas” Christmas concert Sunday, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. More...

Spelling bee winners

Early County Middle School held its annual spelling bee for the 2014- 2015 school year. Twenty-seven spellers competed for the coveted award. The first and second place winners will advance to the system spelling bee that will be Feb. 10. More...

FBLA annual coat drive underway

ECHS FBLA is having their annual coat drive through Dec. 15. Coats can be dropped off at the front office of the high school.  Please contact FBLA adviser LaShonda Smith at 723-3006 for more information.   More...

Breaking News - 12/11/2014 2:57 PM

New photo Galleries!!!

Christmas Parade, Moonlight Madness & activities

The News has uploaded 182 photos of the exciting activities during the past weekend. See the photos at the following links or search the photo galleries. http://www.earlycountynews.com/image/tid/660 http://www.earlycountynews.com/image/tid/661 More...

Changes at SGRITA

The Southwest Georgia Regional Information Technology Authority — SGRITA — and the City of Albany are partnering to complete the rural broadband project which began in 2006.  More...

50 years ago...

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Community Christmas Wish Tree

Family   Connection FACES has coordinated the community Christmas Wish Tree efforts the past 10 years.  “The Christmas Wish Tree project helps families and insures more children will be smiling this Christmas morning!” states F More...

Library renovation closings

The   Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library will be closed several days during the final weeks of the year to complete renovation of the 33-year-old facility.  • The library will be closed Monday, Dec. More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 10  LIONS CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  BIRTHDAY: Travis Johnson  THURSDAY, DEC. More...

Editorials

Good thing she’s cute

It’s a good thing she’s cute.  That’s what I tell myself every time Milly, the liver and white springer spaniel who lives at my house, chews up a shoe or commits an indiscretion on my living room carpet or tracks her muddy feet More...

Worth the memories

The Christmas tree is up. I wrestled it out of the closet and managed to get it standing over the weekend. I swear those fake trees shed as much as a formerly live tree.  I didn’t drag all the ornaments out. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Ellene Bruner

Retired Seamstress  Annie Ellene Weaver Bruner, 93, of Blakely, Ga., died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Gainesville, Ga.  Mrs. Burner was born Oct. More...

Lilla Widener

Retired Office Manager

Lilla Dale Widener, 92, of Blakely, Ga., died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at Pioneer Community Hospital of Early.  More...

Peggy Still

Homemaker

Peggy White Still, 73, of Graceville, Fla., formerly of Blakely, Ga., died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014.  Mrs. More...

Sports

2014-15 Lady Bobcat & Bobcat Basketball Schedule

Tues., Dec. 2 • Miller County** • Won Sat., Dec. 6 • Calhoun County • Won Fri., Dec. 12 • Worth County • Home 6:00 Fri., Dec. 13 • Pelham** • Away 6:00 Tues. Dec. More...

Battling Blakely Wins B Championship

Every ‘Cat A Hero As Blakely Finally Wins The Big One

Atlanta, Ga. More...

1964 Blakely High Cheerleaders

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